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Here's a bracket

Started Apr 12, 2015 0 Replies

Here's a 3D printed bracket for the radios.  Nice snug fit on my HK knock-offs.  STL and DesignSpark source attached.Public Library here just got an Ultimaker2 so I've been having a little…Continue

Anyone using the F3 Discovery board?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ColinC Feb 24, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi,Anyone else using the F3 Discovery board:http://www.st.com/web/catalog/tools/FM116/SC959/SS1532/PF254044 Pretty good…Continue

GPS/compass trial

Started Jan 22, 2015 0 Replies

I would like to share my experience with my new Turnigy GPS c/w compass. Actually the discussion is just about the compass. The trial is about me. So I hook the thing up and start polling the three…Continue

 

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ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"I was thinking more along the lines of the programability of the thing. But I don't know enough about mico python to know if it's worth the trouble. Cheers, Colin"
Apr 24, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
Apr 18, 2015
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Here's a bracket

Here's a 3D printed bracket for the radios.  Nice snug fit on my HK knock-offs.  STL and DesignSpark source attached.Public Library here just got an Ultimaker2 so I've been having a little fun.Cheers,ColinSee More
Apr 12, 2015
ColinC replied to Cala's discussion Compass interferences in the group ArduCopter User Group
""in fact Einstein was right : everything is relative. Our problems come from basing our crafts attitudes and corrections on absolute measurements that are drifting and unreliable." So true. Also from a pervasive assumption that our…"
Mar 21, 2015
ColinC replied to Cala's discussion Compass interferences in the group ArduCopter User Group
"I should just mention that the mag is at the edge of the turntable, so the distance changes as it rotates.  "
Mar 18, 2015
ColinC replied to Cala's discussion Compass interferences in the group ArduCopter User Group
"HI. For reference here is a magnetometer rotated in normal space:Here, next to a radiator: And here, next to a speaker:   Radiator: Speaker:"
Mar 18, 2015
ColinC replied to Cala's discussion Compass interferences in the group ArduCopter User Group
"If the mag is installed normally, X is forward/aft, Y is left/right, Z is up/down. You can't make assumptions about how it's installed though.  On my GPS, it's installed upside-down on the bottom of the board, and rotated 90…"
Mar 18, 2015
ColinC replied to Cala's discussion Compass interferences in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Heading is atan(Y/X). If programmming, use H = atan2(Y/X). Cheers, Colin"
Mar 18, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"Andy, did you try a separate power supply for the board, in case the jamming is coming over the wires instead of being radiated? Colin"
Mar 3, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"Thanks Andy.  That'll keep me out of trouble for a while :-) C."
Feb 26, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"Andy, on the hardware side, is it possible to use an existing F4 board and have the external video-related components on another smaller board? What are the external components that would have to be mounted separately? Thanks a lot, Colin"
Feb 25, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"Better and better Andy. C."
Feb 25, 2015
ColinC replied to ColinC's discussion Anyone using the F3 Discovery board?
"I guess I was thinking of the OpenPilot port, or the Flying F3, over at Tau Labs. Cheers, Colin"
Feb 24, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"This is the hard part, isn't it?  It's like you can't please everybody, on steroids. For example for my rover I am for sure going to want on-screen representation of Lidar-lite data.  I might want to use the I2C interface,…"
Feb 23, 2015
ColinC replied to Andy Little's discussion OSD with vector graphics compatible with MinimOSD
"Looking good Andy.  One thing scares me: you say "The Board is designed to be used with Ardupilot." I'm going to be able to use it without an Ardupilot, right? Thanks man, Colin"
Feb 23, 2015
ColinC replied to ColinC's discussion Anyone using the F3 Discovery board?
"Maybe a PX4 port?"
Feb 23, 2015

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