Sierra Vista, AZ

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Hexacopter for aerial video

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Ran Talbott posted a discussion
We're bringing up a 3DR hex for use as an autonomous UAV. In a nutshell, the goal is to be able to tell it "Haul the camera out to location x, take video of the area, and RTL" with no human intervention.We started with Arducopter 2.8.1.  The first…
Apr 25, 2013
Ran Talbott replied to Kevin Gidley's discussion MAVlink and Linux
"I've just started a similar search. Which is somewhat complicated by the fact that google indexes every bleeping transaction on the mavlink github site, so there's a huge amount of noise to sift through.
Basically, I've got a Linux SBC that's…"
Apr 19, 2013
Ran Talbott replied to Graham Dyer's discussion 3DR radio with Ubuntu?
"I have it working on a 10.04 system at my client's office, but it's segfaulting on my own 12.04 box right after initializing the speech utilities.
What version of mono-runtime do you have installed?"
Jan 21, 2013
Ran Talbott posted a discussion
We've got two new APM 2.5s from diydrones, and are just getting started with Arducopter (but aren't new to Arduino or embedded systems).After downloading 2.8.1 hexacopter to them with Mission Planner, we were able to communicate with them through…
Jan 21, 2013
Ran Talbott posted a discussion
Does anyone know what resistance and no-load values to use for the AC2830-358 motors supplied with the 3DR Hexa? I'm trying to figure out what batteries to get for optimum cost and flight-time trade-offs, but I haven't been able to find that info…
Jan 15, 2013