Lew Payne
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World's Smallest Mode C Transponder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ayoub Zarzouri Feb 3, 2017. 14 Replies

Sagetech is pleased to introduce a new transponder to bereleased in the 4th quarter of 2010. Having designed the (then) world'ssmallest Mode C transponder for the Insitu ScanEagle UAV, this newdesign…Continue

Muffler Output Port Direction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lew Payne May 1, 2010. 4 Replies

In another discussion entitled "Prop Noise Comparisons" James Pistorino asks about…Continue

Video Encoder Sees Through Fog

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fredrik Beckman Nov 28, 2011. 22 Replies

Would someone knowledgeable care to comment on this Rohm video encoder IC, which claims to "integrate the industry's first fog reduction function…Continue

Tags: video, encoder, Rohm


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New Commercial Quad-Copter Available

Posted on May 17, 2011 at 8:46am 3 Comments

TiaLinx has announced the launch of the Phoenix50-H. The quad coaxial mini-copter system is capable of performing multiple functions such as detecting movement or breathing of a hiding person in a compound from a sloped roof. The mini-copter can be remotely controlled at extended standoff distances of more than multiples of 100 feet from ground or an airborne asset to keep the operators out of harm's way.

The lightweight and agile mini-copter with… Continue

  Back in 1979, there was Newton... the land drone and faithful companion!  Invented by Steve Hodges, a serial entrepeneur here in Boise, Idaho (where I live).  Steve just recently sold M2M, an irrig…

Posted on January 27, 2011 at 9:06am 6 Comments


Back in 1979, there was Newton... the land drone and faithful companion!  Invented by Steve Hodges, a serial entrepeneur here in Boise, Idaho (where I live).  Steve just recently sold…


STMicro Cortex-M4 Samples Coming Out!

Posted on November 30, 2010 at 4:28pm 3 Comments

STMicro has done it again... this time readying their ARM Cortex-M4 MCU (with hardware floating-point, DSP instructions and compatibility with Cortex-M3) for production in early 2011. In addition, they're also expanding into the F-2 series, which features an adaptive real-time memory accelerator to achieve a performance of 150 Dhrystone MIPS when executing code from flash at 120MHz (the maximum possible for the Cortex… Continue

STM32 Now Features 512KB Flash

Posted on November 24, 2010 at 11:30am 12 Comments

The venerable STM32 line of processors, featuring the ARM CORTEX-M3 core, have now been extended to include up to 512KB of flash memory on-board! That's a huge bonus for those Nav/AutoPilot projects that want to feature a lot of code!

Let's see…

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At 5:50am on June 2, 2010,
Lew, I'll definetly buzz you when we head to Boise next. Too bad I don't get there as often as I used to!

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