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Drone drawing power from only one cell

Started May 19 0 Replies

Can anyone tell me how to get my drone to draw power evenly across my 6s battery. Continue

Help....im lost

Started Apr 23 0 Replies

'I have a Pixhawk Cube without Edison, Frsky X8R/Taranis X9D+ , trying to use Flight Deck Telemetry. I plan on connecting 2 Odroid Xu4 companions with FLIR and 2 cameras for Computer vision.  But…Continue

So....I am lost

Started Apr 23 0 Replies

I have a Pixhawk Cube without Edison, Frsky X8R/Taranis X9D+ , trying to use Flight Deck Telemetry. I plan on connecting 2 Odroid Xu4 companions with FLIR and 2 cameras for Computer vision.  But that…Continue

Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Witham Dec 12, 2017. 16 Replies

I hope some of you will help me, I see many posts where nobody gets help or advice. I am putting together a prototype quad for a system i am developing for law enforcement. I have been desig ing for…Continue

 

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Drone drawing power from only one cell

Can anyone tell me how to get my drone to draw power evenly across my 6s battery. See More
May 19
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Apr 23
Christopher Harvey left a comment for dimitris arampatzis
"Thank you for sending me that cable!"
Feb 10
Nicholas Witham replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"A quick read here leads me to advise you to have a very good read of the ardupilot web site. If you want to build a multirotor drone with semi autonomous capabilities, this is the best place to start. http://ardupilot.org/copter/ All the answers to…"
Dec 12, 2017
Ken McNamara replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"Buy a 3DR Solo - upgrade it with a Pixhawk Greencube.  At that point you have a really solid drone with Pixhawk 2.1 controller - without spending a large chunk of change. It's weight is 1.5kg and estimated flight time is 25 minutes…"
Dec 10, 2017
MattMGN replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"It depends what kind of informations you want to get : Those sensors can be used directly on Pixhawk through firmware settings https://docs.px4.io/en/getting_started/sensor_selection.html https://pixhawk.org/peripherals/rangefinder If you want to…"
Dec 10, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"When I begin adding sensors I do that through the raspberry? Or pixhawk? "
Dec 9, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"Awesome. I appreciate any and all advice, I have an engineer that can do the programming I just need to know the best hardware for him."
Dec 9, 2017
MattMGN replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"The best combo and widely used is Pixhawk with Raspberry Pi as described here http://ardupilot.org/dev/docs/raspberry-pi-via-mavlink.html 'I need to be a coder to work either' --> You will need at least to understand linux…"
Dec 9, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"So...is arduino with raspberry better than pixhawk and raspberry and do I need to be a coder to work either?"
Dec 9, 2017
MattMGN replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"You are right about Arduino : Both Arduino and Pixhawk/APM are based on microController Although companion boards such as RPi are based on microProcessor"
Dec 9, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"See, I need to m ow these things I thought arduino was a microcontroller and you need a different flight controller,  THIS is why I need you all."
Dec 9, 2017
MattMGN replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"Why you want to install Arduino in addition to Pixhawk ?  Caricaturing : Pixhawk is actually an Arduino, with low level capabilities for flight stabilization, but also supports high level commands through MAVLINK…"
Dec 9, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"Without an NDA I can't get into specifics"
Dec 9, 2017
Christopher Harvey replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"That is interesting,  a companion computer is something I hadn't thought about. If I choose the pixhawk 2.1 and install the arduino board, will I still need  a companion, like a rasberry ?"
Dec 9, 2017
OG replied to Christopher Harvey's discussion Disabled veteran with a patent pending drone system needs YOUR help please.
"Sensors depend on flight controller , integration also depend on flight controller, video and telemetry systems also can depend on flight controller you need to choose FC, then Arial platform copter, airplane, or VOLT craft .  what is your…"
Dec 9, 2017

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I am a disabled veteran with a patent pending new drone system unlike anything on the market currently. I am in development and need some help from people smarter than me.
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I was a helicopter pilot and mechanic in the Army. I am developing a new drone system.j
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