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ACM for sale in UK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aqntbghd Oct 27, 2011. 5 Replies

HiI have a ACM with a Mega 1.4 (1280) controller + oilpan, with GPS, Sonar, Magnetometer HMC5883 and a unused Mega 1.4 (2560) controller and 1 spare sonar for sale as a package. Offers around £200.00…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by charlie Soppelsa Oct 15, 2011. 5 Replies

The Tricopter yaw problem has been on the forum for months, and as fas as I can see it has not been resolved. There is a massive deadband on the yaw servo so that yaw control is like slamming a barn…Continue

Editing pde. files

Started this discussion. Last reply by John C. Sep 29, 2011. 4 Replies

Can I use programmers notepad to edit pde.files, I'm trying to change the deadband value in the radio.pde.Continue

Camera and Vibration

Started this discussion. Last reply by m00se Feb 28, 2012. 9 Replies

Hi I use a Canon Ixus 130 for HD Video on my Tricopter. Without any anti vibration measures the Video is a blurry mess, I've had to build a fairly elaborate camera mount to get rid of the vibration.…Continue


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Tricopter video

Posted on October 21, 2011 at 10:30am 4 Comments

Here's a video of my tricopter. First attempt at some editing so it's a bit rough and it's got a bit jumpy in translation.



14x4.7" APC props on 750mm centres, AUW 1700grm. Battery 4S 5A. flight time about 20 mins. ACM running 2.0.42.

Camera Canon Ixus 130.


Low Voltage warning LEDS

Posted on October 5, 2011 at 10:41am 10 Comments

Untitled from charlie soppelsa on Vimeo.

This little gizmo has saved my bacon on many occasions.



Multirotors tend to fall out of the sky…


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