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pixhawks DEAD don't buy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jed Smith Jan 11. 12 Replies

After thousands of lost dollars and fly away copters I'm done with the Pixhawk flight controllers tottal wast of money more time fixing it then flyingContinue

worlds 1st plug n play collision avoidance system for DIY Drone

Started Oct 28, 2018 0 Replies

Reflex Alpha sonar based plug n play collision avoidance system for DIY drone builderssimple to install offers level 1 protection to crashing you can't tell how far an object is even 20 feet away…Continue

Tags: naza, pixhawk, avoidance, object

Drone collision avoidance with Naza v2 and TBS Discovery

Started this discussion. Last reply by DR WHO Oct 1, 2018. 2 Replies

Collision avoidance for DIY drone is basically none existent unless you want to pay top dollar or have some coding experience. but one company is setting out to change all that Reflex copter is said…Continue

Tags: tbs, discovery, object, V2, Dji

Pixracer Ultrasonic sensor

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Aug 22, 2016. 1 Reply

Hello World anyone know how to connect a ultrasonic sensor to Pixracer ?Continue

Tags: sensor, ultrasonic, pixracer

 

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Jed Smith replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"@Thomas Butler - now THAT is an awesome development! I will definitely be keeping my eye on this, thanks for the great teaser. Is the OP still watching this thread? Maybe he will start over with your new controller. ;-) Jed"
Jan 11
Thomas Butler replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"Well here is a teaser (you are the first to see it here): New TBT-AV1 flight controller compatible with ArduPilot/ArduCopter to be released in 2019. Three years in development. Uses Microchip/Atmel SAM E70 300mhz 2MB microcontroller. Multiple…"
Jan 11
Jed Smith replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"Haha! Guess you missed the winking smiley face there...but thanks for adding in your caveats. I'm sure you could tell I was just teasing. You do bring up a good point, because it is still in production, and I did fly a small (maybe 550-ish…"
Jan 11
Thomas Butler replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"hey Jed, ...mainstream product IN PRODUCTION that YOU would actually use to control your drone/SUAV. No doubt there are dozens of obsolete flight controller designs created in the USA...I  designed one in 2010 using three ... yada…"
Jan 11
Jed Smith replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"I just couldn't resist. ;-) Only one is both designed and manufactured in the U.S.A. that I know of: Parallax ELEV-8 Flight Controller. Although admittedly pretty long in the tooth compared to more recent FCs, and I don't even use…"
Jan 10
Tobias replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"Interesting claim.  I have been flying last year for more than 100 h (in air time) and mapped more than 1.500 ha with diy copters bulid from cheap china stuff as well as mRo autopilots and I have never experienced a single flyaway. I had some…"
Jan 9
Thomas Butler replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"@OG, Precisely! My point is to show the evolution that has taken place in both quad-copters/flight controllers and the market place; not meant to be derogatory towards any particular product. Today a person DOES NOT need a professional and can go to…"
Jan 8
OG replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"I strongly suggest you pay a professional to build and setup your pixhawk drone if your not able to do it your self successfully! there is a learning curve involved not so much with DJI products your not even controlling the drone directly so you do…"
Jan 8
OG replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"DJI and PIX hawk are very different your comparing apples to oranges one is a closed consumer product the other is opensource DIY product ! one requiters knowledge and expertise to get the best result DJI you only need money to buy ! "
Jan 8
OG replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"Experience Is bold & stupid ? With Experience comes knowledge! In my Experience this is the cause you can either learn form it or add something of substance not call people names ! if you need professional help as for it ? "
Jan 8
Thomas Butler replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"On the positive side, the money you spent and the money I spent helped to pay for evolution of the market and development of current technology. Same thing happen to early buyers of the automobile. I too have spent LOTS of money on electronics that…"
Jan 8
Andre K. replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"What a bold, but stupid claim. I bet thousands of professional users would like to know some, or all of the mistakes you made, but will never know because you did not post any logs."
Jan 8
OG replied to DR WHO's discussion pixhawks DEAD don't buy
"this is usually caused by user error ! GPS signal interference RC radio interference & EMF interference form the environment all other craft will have similar behavior!    "
Jan 8
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pixhawks DEAD don't buy

After thousands of lost dollars and fly away copters I'm done with the Pixhawk flight controllers tottal wast of money more time fixing it then flyingSee More
Jan 7
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worlds 1st plug n play collision avoidance system for DIY Drone

Reflex Alpha sonar based plug n play collision avoidance system for DIY drone builderssimple to install offers level 1 protection to crashing you can't tell how far an object is even 20 feet away even with video but the reflex app shows distance and provides you with evade modes you can simply stop or have your drone move backward when its to close to an object there is also super bright head LEDs that flash and an audio warning super cheap easy to install with android HUD more information can…See More
Oct 28, 2018
DR WHO replied to DR WHO's discussion Drone collision avoidance with Naza v2 and TBS Discovery
"it beeps and the lights flash when an object is detected the sensor module has two lights mounted into it"
Oct 1, 2018

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