"I think they all have the laser projection, but that's only really useful indoors or at night outdoors (have you tried outdoors in the evening/night? would be fascinating if you get a result!)
"Interesting, the outdoor performance is way, way better than the R200 so that's positive! Interesting to see how at the end of the video the two people in the field seemed almost invisible in the depth map yet the copter flying around was…"
"@Patrick Poirier I wasn't meaning to have a go at you personally - I was just speaking my 2c about the action itself. I have the utmost respect for you and all the cool projects you have done - you're probably more of a true…"
"@ZTW Brushless ESC - *&^% off and take your spam elsewhere, it's bad enough you continuously spam the blogs here
I've followed the URUS stuff a bit on the ardupilot forums in the past. It's interesting stuff, a little…"
"Most of us are amateurs-in-learning :) (I certainly am). You can buy a 5v BEC from any drone/hobby shop, as long as it does 2-3a that will take care of anything a raspberry is likely to consume. A lot of PDB (power distribution boards)…"
"Pixhawk fits in the underneath bay perfectly but then you can't put downward facing payload. It will fix in the nose bay fine but makes it a bit difficult to balance the CoG with the battery. You'd be much better off with a pixracer…"
"Depending on what you mean by drone, and what type of work you're doing, no you don't need a lidar or any other rangefinder. Rangefinders are useful but not mandatory. Altitude hold is done primarily by barometric pressure…"