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Eagletree dual pitot tube with DIYD sensors?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JOHN PIZZICARA Jul 22, 2010. 10 Replies

With the pitot tube assemblies out of stock, I was wondering if the integrated dual tube that Eagletree sells:…Continue


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Hobby piloting - 15+ years embedded systems development, 5 years R/C flying, seems like the logical next step.
Adelaide, South Australia

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Choose your equipment carefully.

Posted on August 30, 2010 at 3:29pm 20 Comments

With the profusion of low-cost components available today, it's tempting to pick the cheapest one that looks like it will do the job and not stop to think too hard about how well it's going to work. After all, if it's for sale and other people are using it, it must be OK, right?

Consider this post by the respected DIY ESC developer Takao Shimizu, talking about a low cost controller available from a popular vendor:…


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At 7:10am on June 12, 2012, Maqbool said…

hello! sir i am looking for ARDU PILOT MEGA KIT that include OIL PAN REV-h IMU board(( i want to ask does sensors (accelerometer and gyro) are already mounted on it or i have to order these sensors separately!

At 7:08am on June 28, 2013, tommy said…
hi mike i am new to quadcopters, recently developed one based on the silicon labs si1000 and imu6050.
i have some questions on dual/ cascade pids.
hope you can help or direct me to someone.
regards tommy
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