Cambridge, Ontario

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Photography enthusiast looking into building aerial quadcopter that could fly pre-programmed missions.

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Currently building my first quadcopter

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frederic rivollier replied to Ben Thomas's discussion Opinions on my Semi-Pro Hexa Build for AP
"I have a very similar build and the NAZA was not able to provide me stable altitude control, it also would't hold GPS position (drift and large circles), I had the gains pretty much all the way up and could have used more, I have upgraded to the the…"
Oct 26, 2012
frederic rivollier replied to DT's discussion Question about APM 1.2.4 setting for X8 quadcopters.
"if your frame is four arms with 8 motors "Octa QuadCopter"  you need to manually edit the APM_config file and upload your sketch using arduino IDE
search the wiki for OCTA_QUAD setup…"
Aug 11, 2012
frederic rivollier commented on RCrecon.be's blog post Remove your props when testing new firmware
"I have been so worry about this same issue that I made up some prop rotation blocker using duct tape on my Octo Coax that I slip on every time after flying.
This works great with the coaxial config but not on a quad, it will be great to have some…"
Jul 17, 2012
frederic rivollier replied to Kevin Schumacher's discussion APM2 not Ready to Fly on LiPo
"I had the same problem last week on 2.6 on a octaquad config. The flipping at take-off issue arised after I reconfigured my ESC voltage cutoff and range, I thought I had messed my timing or something in the ESC but re-loading the firmware on my APM2…"
Jun 30, 2012
frederic rivollier replied to Yves's discussion Livraison
"Mon experience c'est que ca prend pas mal de temps pour recevoir les APM2, moi j'ai attendu 2 mois. Il faut etre patient avec DYI Drone surtout avec le APM2.

Il y a une list d'attente, regard ton numero the commande et suis DYI drone sur twitter,…"
Jun 8, 2012
frederic rivollier replied to Christian's discussion Xbee Telemetry kit 2.4 GHz + APM 2
"I recently had the same issue and had to flip the TX and RX wires from my Xbee breakout board (Sparkfun Xbee explorer regulated) I am using the small harness that came with my APM2 to connect the breakout board to the APM2.
I simply pulled the two…"
May 14, 2012
frederic rivollier replied to Hussien Jarrar Atieh's discussion How can I read PWM from a receiver?
Apr 6, 2012