Hi everyone,I'm looking to sell my SF03 lightware laser rangefinder sensor. This was the start of a diy lidar setup which never materialized due to a lack of time after being snatched away to a new…Continue
Hi forumites,I've finished my quadcopter design but have no CNC mill to finish cutting my carbon fibre sheets.Does anyone know a good, relatively cheap CNC milling service in the greater Boston area…Continue
Hi all,I was annoyed by the fact that the standard debian package of the APM planner 2 does not install nicely on Ubuntu 14.04 because of the upgraded openscenegraph99 libraries (which mess up…Continue
Hi everyone,I was just setting up my new APM 2 copter and I noticed that one of my ESC's was running really hot.Switching some of the signal cables around shifted the problem to the newly connected…Continue
I finalized a new layout of my drone design. It now includes a top and bottom plate, a canopy to protect the autopilot and a platform for a GPS (if needed). It also includes legs to be attached to the current 3DR arms.
In detail, the bottom plate includes 3M hole pinouts for the old and new arducopter power distribution boards. The bottom plate also has holes to attach…Continue
After the crash of my stock arducopter due to a dying battery on my controller I had to rebuild.
The result of my rebuild pleases me a lot, for one I decreased the weight by almost 500 gr. The total weight with a camera and battery (not shown) is ~1400 gr. Adding telemetry will increase the weight only marginally and there is still plenty of space in the canopy for FPV gear.
standard jDrones arducopter electronics but with the…Continue