"Oops - it turns out that the meetup this Friday isnt a general nerd meetup - it was a private event - (still join the facebook group) Lets try and arrange some time next week or so to meet up for a drink somewhere."
"Redemptioner - I would not recommend buying a drone cell - there are better cheaper solutions - I bought a drone cell - had a lot of problems with trying to find information about it - and then after about 2 days of using it the solder started to…"
"Another thing that was very helpful to me when i was learning was to practice in a simulator, as I had no remote control experience when I started, I used http://rcdeskpilot.com/ but they don't do multi rotor compters, but I am sure that there is…"
I am from Brisbane, I am working on a fixed wing drone, I am interested in long stable flights - and using it as a base for cameras (air photos) - and eventually looking at using this to monitor water pipes.
I am also interested in…"
"Shouldn't "the community" decides who 'runs' the site - rather than having it dictated to us. Chris, I know you started this community, but your own priorities have now changed to be more focussed on 3DR and at some point in the future there is a…"
"@toby, I think the DIYDrones site should also list and discuss all amateur UAV projects (and potentially have an independant shop as well), the 'aim' of this site is
"This is the home for everything about amateur Unmanned Aerial Vehicles…"
"You can power the APM board from the computer USB, but you will not be able to power your motors / esc from the board or computer there is not enough power supplied to them.
you will need to attach a battery if you want to test your motors (don't…"
I would like to see a more detailed answer to the questions raised here by Brent. I am a relatively new user here, and as a new user was under the [wrong] impression that 3DR was a not for profit company, run by this community since that was…"
Hi,Is it possible to remove the ardupilot code from the APM2 and put on a simple arduino program - I am presuming that it should be possible, but when i try at the moment it gives me this error ...avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync:…
"If you have plugged motor 1 into motor 3 slot and its not working - it sounds like the motors had it. Can you set up a simpler setup without the apm board battery / esc / receiver / motor - to just test that the motor works ? If that motor is…"