About

Gender

Male


Location

Medford, MA


About Me:

I have some experience with electronics, Arduino & DIY.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Looking to get into aerial photography.


Hometown:

Boston


Activity Feed

Todd replied to Justin M's discussion Problems with the 3DR Iris+ in IRIS
"If you can get a receipt of the original purchase, your homeowners insurance might cover it.
Good luck."
May 26, 2015
Todd commented on lloydm's blog post Announcing UAVForecast.com
"Looked good earlier.  Currently I'm getting a 500 internal server error.What is Sky Cover?  How of your sky the satellites cover?"
Mar 23, 2015
Todd replied to Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz's discussion Iris v1 for mapping in IRIS
"Nice work.  Keep us posted when you have time."
Jan 8, 2015
Todd commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"Just to add my thanks.  Great job on 3.2 everyone. 
Tried Alt Hold, Stabilize, Loiter on my Iris today and it worked great."
Dec 27, 2014
Todd commented on Georgie xu's blog post A Foldable 3-D printed 250 Quad Designed By High School Students
"Good luck, looks interesting.  What size motors will you use?"
Nov 26, 2014
Todd commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post Announcing the Latest DroidPlanner Release
"Thanks for the new release, looks great. 
@hughes I went through a similar thing and gave up.  I just pull up where I'm going to fly while in my house. I leave it open and my Nexus 7 on,  even if I then have to drive 45 minutes to get to the where I…"
Nov 18, 2014
Todd commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 ready for wider use
"Nice job devs and testers.  Thanks for giving us such amazing firmware."
Nov 7, 2014
Todd replied to Roman's discussion Unable to download logs from IRIS in IRIS
"Sounds like you have the wrong baud rate.
Also you can remove the SD card from Iris and get the logs from the card."
Nov 5, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Still seeing lousy flight times, probably due to weight.  Flip with no battery weighs 3.3 lbs compared to Iris which weighs 2.2 lbs.
I do I have an extra small battery in front as a weight to compensate for lack of gimbal, which I plan on adding.
Im…"
Oct 29, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Fixed the voltage issue.  Replaced cable from 3DR Power module to power on Pixhawk.
Ground wire had come loose."
Oct 29, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Voltage and current measuring not ok.
Hooking the quad to apm and adding a 3.5 mAh battery at 12.45 v gets readings of .2 or .3v .
If I try to adjust this under Battery Monitor/ Advanced Settings/ Measure Battery Voltage and put 12.45 I then get cra…"
Oct 25, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Voltage seems ok.  Had a look at at my ESC settings and they seem ok too.
I did change the battery type from Lipo to Ni-xx as recommended by this page.
I have another quad and will try the same battery in both of them this weekend to see if it is ac…"
Oct 22, 2014
Todd commented on AKRCGUY's blog post DVD Delivery By DRONE
"Nice DVD delivery, neat."
Oct 21, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Thanks Nathaniel. 
No, I hadn't seen that video.  I'll try calibrating the voltage/current with a freshly charged battery and see what happens. 
I'm using a Turnigy Accucell 6 and balance charging the batteries.
Todd"
Oct 20, 2014
Todd replied to Todd's discussion Failsafe Triggered?
"Thanks for looking Nathaniel.
One battery is about 6 months old and one is about 3 months old.
Attached are the parameters.Flip-Params"
Oct 19, 2014
Todd posted a discussion
Hi,Just finished building a Flip FPV Pro G but have no gimbal yet, but have added some weight to compensate. The Flip could use a little more tuning but flies fine.Flip FPV Pro GPixhawk running 3.15MT2216 900Kv Tiger motorsSkywalker 25A Quatro 4 in…
Oct 19, 2014
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