Does anyone know how to get the relay output function to activate/deactivate based on arming/disarming respectively? I'd like my nav lights to come on when the bird is armed, and turn off when disarmed, but have yet to find a…"
"Thanks Paul, but that's a thing cant get either one, there are no simple ones for sale and the Edison one are sold out.... I've actually managed to crash mine so the front part of the pcb folded up.... (tight space used it without…"
"Hey Igor, Drotek is a France based company that only make top quality components and respond to inquiries after sale. I purchased a GPS module from them a few years ago and the offered good support. The GPS its self was perfect too."
"That build looks good, mine is almost done but I've been working at a new job that's quite involving so I put my hobbies aside. When I come here and see these beautiful projects, I miss my own...Here's my girl waiting on the bench for…"
"I have the "Here" one on my 2.1. I am very impressed with it. I have it on the top of the plane, slightly recessed into the epo.
I gets a lock very quickly, also have other ones (Ublox M8N based). Definately better than the…"
"The GPS that comes with the PH2.1 includes highly visible FC status leds. Otherwise any I2C based status LED module for Pixhawk will work. You can get those anywhere they sell accessories for the Pixhawk/PH2.1 though make sure you choose something…"
"I don't think you should put your life in the hands of 4 of these. I don't know much about motorcycles but I do know quite a bit about servos and I would not trust my life on a hobby servo; and then multiply that by 4..."
"Ok and did you figure out how to transmit the power from the engine to your props?
Also, by 'massive servo' I mean some actuator that can move all four blades under load through their full range of pitch in say 200ms and than do it again…"
"actually, a modified VW 2.0L TDI diesel could probably fill this role... I admire your tenacity and workmanship. You are absolutely right about learning by experience. I have never tried a project of that scope so Cheers to you for actually moving…"
"OK I had to do the math on power requirements...The most basic calc that can be used (at least I believe) Would be the classic mechanics calculation for accelerating a body.Pt=1/2 * mv^2 P: Power in Watts --- > this is what we needt: Time…"
"There are NO drone controller suitable or safe for human use... This said, Arducopter (firmware that runs on the pixhawk) can be personalized to add just about any function you need such as IC engine management as long as you are willing to write…"