Christof Schmid
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  • Herrliberg, Zuerich
  • Switzerland

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Christof Schmid's Discussions

SwiftNav Piksi for sale

Started this discussion. Last reply by trehoret Nov 3, 2016. 1 Reply

I sell 4 pcs Piksi. We used them for some lab testing and evaluation - they are like brand new.If someone is interested, please PM.CheersChristofContinue

Tags: SwiftNav, Piksi

Testflight ACM 2.033 Beta

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russell B. Sutton Jul 6, 2011. 1 Reply

Jason, thanks for your endless and persistent work. I flew my custom quadro today and tested Stabilize and AltHold.Stabilize worked very good for me.AltHold seemd to be fine when I switched to…Continue

Advice needed for understanding Servo_roll PID tuning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christof Schmid May 12, 2011. 57 Replies

Hi DougI have an understanding problem with tuning the PID's.I followed your instructions in the manual.I adjusted the servo_roll P to 1.2 and the plane acts very crisp as in manual. But 45° angle is…Continue

Battery monitoring in GCS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Elmore Apr 28, 2011. 5 Replies

First of all thanks for this super software.Doug I followed your changes for battery monitoring.I have set the battery to 4, using the atto current sensor. How can I access U,I and most important…Continue


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Just finished my new Quad

Posted on May 6, 2012 at 11:00am 8 Comments


After beta testing in early 2011 I had some bad crashes and my concept of precise machined and glued carbon did not pay off. It was almost impossible to replace broken parts. This made me think of a different concept.

Few parts that can be used all over the frame.

All parts easy replacable.

Stiff construction.

Ok, it took me a while but now the parts are ready for assembly.



The rainy weekend APM Quad is airborne

Posted on November 15, 2010 at 2:00pm 4 Comments



A rainy weekend in Switzerland

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 2:30pm 11 Comments

After reading the "unboxing ArduCopter" the rainy weekend came just right. I already made some drawings in the mornings when waiting to wakeup the kids at 7.

Some drawings, parts, testcuts

The machine…


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