Fisherville, KY

About Me:

I work as an Electronic Engineer for a Chip Manufacturer. Robotics is a hobby that I would like to develop into a Product/Business

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I have been working with Arduino products for a while and have interfaced to many different forms of Robot platform. The ArduoPilot has a number of features that I have been looking to integrate into my systems. Gave me a Jump Start.


Spring Hill

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Rick Thiessen commented on Rick Thiessen's blog post RC Mower Project
"The wheelchair base was bought from "The Scooter Store" a few years ago.  It was still in working order but was a rebuilt unit.  I would look on ebay or craigs list today as there are many units there forsale. They are not cheap but the motors are…"
Sep 24, 2013
Rick Thiessen commented on Rick Thiessen's blog post RC Mower Project
"I find simpler can be better and currently it mows very nicely using the RC controller.
It will be even better when I add the remote Vision system so I can sit in the lawn chair and Mow!"
Sep 23, 2013
Rick Thiessen posted a blog post
This my First post to DIYdrones Blog and hope to keep it up to date as I evolve this project.I have some new Videos on My YouTube Channel.  Currently I have not Automated the Unit, but have several different versions of the Mower and Drive System.I…
Sep 23, 2013
Rick Thiessen replied to mikel-ange Adelson's discussion Ardurover as a lawnmower in ArduRover User Group
"I am in the process of building a RC based Mower and have started to work on the software changes for the ArduRover to allow it to control a dual wheel system.  I am using a Wheelchair base as the drive system for the mower as you can see in the…"
Jun 1, 2013