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APM Planner Force Feedback

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alessandro Soares Oct 6, 2013. 1 Reply

I was wondering if there was a way to take accelerometer/gyro values from Mission Planner and send them over serial or usb to an arduino where I could then run servos and vibration motors?  The part…Continue

Tags: feedback, force, planner, apm, arduino

How do I tell if new motors are bad?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bart Mowrey Sep 10, 2012. 1 Reply

I recently recieved my 3DR hexacopter kit with the 880kv motors. I recieved two versions of the same motor in the kit. The one version has a small hole on the top frame and a sticker I believe and…Continue

Tags: 3dr, 880, motor, crash, motors

Arducopter Hull

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Hills Aug 8, 2012. 3 Replies

Has anyone made a hull for their arducopter hull before?  kind of like the ardrone?  I was thinking of making one out of lightweight foam and/or fiberglass.Continue

Tags: ardrone, hull, multicopter, arducopter

Hexacopter Battery Setup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edgar Scott Sep 30, 2013. 20 Replies

I'm building a 3dr hexacopter with 880kV motors and 11" props.  I'm still at a bit of a loss on what batteries I should get.  I've received a few guidelines, but I was wondering if this setup would…Continue

Tags: 880, 3dr, hexacopter, battery


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I've been flying rc airplanes for a bit, did a senior design project with arduino's and automation that eventually led me to interest here.

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