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Interested in UGV's and UAV's


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healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"Okay, thank you very much for checking that out. I thought I was going crazy. Will report it to Bill."
May 18, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"@Patrick, could you try unzipping it in Windows or Ubuntu/Linux? It'll only take a minute to try it and see if it fails. In Windows, you likely won't be able to unzip at all. If you use unzip in a command prompt in Linux, it'll attempt it, get aroun…"
May 18, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"@Patrick, have you been able to get that image to run, let alone unzip? That's the same link I got from Bill and I haven't been successful unzipping the file in Windows 10 or Ubuntu."
May 15, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"@Patrick, Bill mentioned via e-mail that you have the image he uploaded to your Dropbox that does all the Seek stuff. That is what I have been trying to work on."
May 14, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"Bill tried to share the link where he uploaded the image and I was able to download it but I haven't been successful with that image after some work on it.
I tried to unzip it in Windows to burn to an SD card. I tried using the stock Windows 10 unzi…"
May 14, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"@Patrick, Have you had a chance to post the Dropbox link somewhere?"
May 13, 2017
healthyfatboy commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"@Patrick

I sent you a friend request regarding the Pi image. I've been e-mailing Bill but have had some issues getting the image from him."
May 11, 2017
healthyfatboy posted a discussion
Brand new Pixhawk 2.0 Cube pulled from a 3DR Solo.$100 shipped in the CONUS.2016-11-25 09.22.21.jpg2016-11-25 09.22.35_Ink_LI.jpg
Nov 25, 2016
healthyfatboy commented on Julian's blog post 3DR's Rise and Fall
"@Gary

I've been reading up a lot and while expensive, I have read a lot of good news about the Android app Solex, which is an alternative to the official Solo app and seems to work much better. At $30, it's really expensive but might be worth it. I…"
Oct 8, 2016
healthyfatboy commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post APM:Plane 3.6.0 released
"I just took a look at the plane and unless you have some odd variant with winglets or something odd, it shouldn't make any difference at all. The original Easy Star had dihedral in the wings to keep it stable and AP had no issues flying it. If it's…"
Sep 5, 2016
healthyfatboy commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post APM:Plane 3.6.0 released
"I've been dying to stick a Pixracer on a small 24" wing to stay under the 250g FAA registration limit. I've read a few compatibility issues with ArduPlane on the Pixracer from some of what I've seen here and with my research. It seems that most inco…"
Jun 12, 2016
healthyfatboy replied to luis gonzalez's discussion Iris 2 blinking led lights in sequence
"If you loaded newer firmware, you probably have to calibrate everything (compass, accelerometer) before you can fly."
Jun 12, 2016
healthyfatboy commented on Randy Sonnicksen's blog post Multi-Rotor Scalability
"What would be a more interesting study is to take a single quadrotor with a variety of battery sizes and test duration of flight (start with hover then maybe a mission) with various payloads to find the sweet spot for highest flight duration given a…"
Apr 24, 2016
healthyfatboy replied to Greg's discussion Where can I find Iris+ motors? in IRIS
"I have a few motors if you need any. I have some spares from an Iris I never flew. Just send me a PM."
Apr 23, 2016
healthyfatboy replied to Bob's discussion No RC Receiver message
"Were the APM's people are using purchased direct from 3DR or were they clones? If they were clones, they don't really have a reason to support it through typical support channels."
Apr 18, 2016
healthyfatboy commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Canberra UAV Demonstrates Helicopter Flight with Downstream FBL Controller
"It seems to me that *in general* when people use gas powered (insert favorite device here), people exercise more caution than when they use batteries. Those with knowledge of the potential danger in LiPos treat them with the respect they deserve but…"
Mar 11, 2016
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