Kenmore, WA

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I own a 3D Robotics IRIS.


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Terpinol replied to GByron Brooks's discussion IRIS Field Test Trouble / Failure Reports in IRIS
"Maybe you happened to adjust the trim control on the throttle?  That's what ended up being the issue with mine, as outlined in this thread. My IRIS would not arm. As cctaylor410 explained, if you adjust the throttle trim above (ch3in) above the…"
Mar 16, 2014
Terpinol left a comment on IRIS
"Boy, I'm having doubts about my IRIS... It seemed like decent quality hardware, but I've had it a week and still can't even start the rotors, let alone fly it. Admittedly, I'm a noob, but I've gone through the system numerous times and debugged it…"
Mar 4, 2014
Terpinol replied to JB3's discussion A few tips from a new user's perspective in IRIS
"Thanks Ken, I tried holding the left stick down and right for over 20 secs, but still nothing.  Not sure what's wrong since the red safety button/light is solid (activated), the front light's flashing, and the transmitter seems to be running normal…"
Feb 26, 2014
Terpinol replied to JB3's discussion A few tips from a new user's perspective in IRIS
"Congrats!  I got mine today too.  Finally!  Unlike yours, though, mine doesn't work.  Lights all come on correctly, but the props won't start up for some reason.  I'll have to call support tomorrow. 
I agree with #2 - I also struggled with the tight…"
Feb 26, 2014
Terpinol left a comment on IRIS
"Does anyone know if there's an "official" Iris forum or info site?  3DR's News page just lists propaganda and nothing, for example, on the progress of the update/redesign of the Iris. Their "Community" link simply goes to the front page of DIYDrones."
Jan 13, 2014
Terpinol replied to Ryan's discussion Camera Gimbal Using Transmitter
"I don't know about using MP or arduino to control the cam gimbal, but I'd also be interested in that too for mine.  Ideally, I'd like to set some waypoints in an arc and program the gimbal to focus on a specific place along the flight path during…"
Jan 13, 2014
Terpinol posted a discussion
Thought I'd pass on this tidbit for anyone else who's been waiting for their Iris pre-order to arrive.  I got the following message earlier today from 3DR support:"Dear customer,We are contacting you today in regards to your order xxxxxx, containing…
Jan 10, 2014
Terpinol replied to Keith Fraley's discussion 3dr Iris Gimbal mount. Any photos of it?
"Here's one: Iris w/ GoPro on a gimbal
According to the 3D Robotics page on the gimbal, it comes with:

Mounting plate to mount the gimbal to IRIS
4 long legs
Tarot brushless gimbal – comes pre-assembled and pre-configured to work with IRIS’ RC for…"
Jan 10, 2014