I'm curious -- can anyone explain what this is all about: http://recrute.parrot.com/en/details-offre.php?id=2865 ?Continue
Hi all,I have had both 433mhz and 915mhz 3dr radios and I'm worried I may be mixing up antennas.They are all the same size and shape, but some have a red dot sticker and some have a blue dot sticker.…Continue
Hi all,I have a pair of 433mhz 3DR radios. One of them "lost sync" during a firmware upgrade. Now it has the red led on solid whenever it is plugged in, and all attempts to communicate with it…Continue
I got a Wikipad (an Android tablet that targets gamers) to experiment with as a ground station / second TX, mostly because it has dual joysticks. There is a lot of work to be done until it has RC-controller like capabilities. First step was a workaround for the design flaw that no USB data ports are exposed when you have the tablet snapped into the…
Several months ago I started working on a system called Afterflight to organize and browse my tlogs and dataflash logs, sync them with video, and view them along with a map GPS display. It still has a long way to go, but there is a fair amount of working functionality so I figured I'd get it out there for comment, warts and all. I would love to see it flourish as a…Continue
I've started flying a lot of FPV recently, and I noticed that my Fat Shark Base glasses were getting quite hot after just minutes of use. Using my lab's handheld thermal infrared camera, I took some photos of the goggles and my quad after a few minutes in the air partially to try and troubleshoot the heat problem but mostly just for fun.
It occurs to me that I never got around to posting my videos flying my ArduCopter, Cindi Lou, on Mt Erebus last December (2011). I'm at around 10700 ft, but the pressure altitude is around 0.65 bar -- the equivalent of closer to 13,000 ft at the equator. This was on a nice, warm (-15C) nearly windless day. I was pleasantly surprised how well the quad…Continue