Brian McGrath
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Digital Servos and APM2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob_Lefebvre Jul 20, 2012. 5 Replies

I have a Y6 running AC2.6 and am using a separate battery (2S/460mAh/25C) to power the APM2.I've heard that digital servos can draw a lot more current than similarly sized analog servos, but that…Continue

Power distribution with APM2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian McGrath Jul 6, 2012. 1 Reply

Are the gimbal ports (A10 and A11) powered from the inoutmrailmor the output rail? I'm asking because I want to power the APM2 with a separate battery on the input rail (through a 5v BEC) and I'm…Continue

Newbie Question about Radio Calibration, End Points, uSecs, etc.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian McGrath Jun 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi folks,I new in this hobby and I am confused about a few things (ok, many things). The Wiki says that to calibrate the ESC's, I should have my transmitter endpoints set to +100%/-100%. In the radio…Continue

APM2 GPS Not Working

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Leach Oct 10, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi folks! I received my APM2 on Friday and I am having an issue with it. Since this board was bought for a new build rather than an existing copter, I have no way of testing it apart from using…Continue


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About Me:
Started with AR.Drone 1.0. Got tired of iPhone/iPad control and converted it to RC (MiruMod). Then built a Y6 and am now refining it as a camera platform. Now transitioning into traditional helis for aerial photography.

Software developer by trade. Fixed-wing Pilot (lapsed).
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Use as an aerial photography platform.
St. Catharines, ON

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