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Camera Stabilization using ArduIMU

Started this discussion. Last reply by space_nut Sep 9, 2010. 2 Replies

It went great, until.... reset

Started this discussion. Last reply by space_nut Jul 15, 2010. 4 Replies

Adventures with Config Tool

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christof Schmid Jul 13, 2010. 11 Replies

 

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space_nut commented on Jordi Muñoz's blog post ArduIMU V3 is finally here!
"Is there somewhere I can sign up for an email?  i.e. when ArduIMU v3 is ready for order?  I have been working with v1 and v2 boards.."
Nov 8, 2011
space_nut replied to Vladimir Popov's discussion ArduPilot Mega + non-Mega ArduIMU. Is it possible ?
"I've been using the Ardupilot with Arduino 0018 version code.  This allows you to use attach more than 2 servos using servo.attach and writeMicroseconds commands.  I've tested it with 3 outputs but 4 should work fine.   I…"
Jan 6, 2011
space_nut replied to space_nut's discussion Camera Stabilization using ArduIMU
"gr8 2 hear from you Dr. Mike Sounds like you have had quite the adventure with this design. Look forward to hearing more about your cam-board Did you reprogram ArduIMU to control servos directly or are you taking the output and feeding them to…"
Sep 9, 2010
space_nut replied to Nathaniel Caner's discussion FPV hardware questions
"Not a big expert but I'm testing a few bits and pieces. I use the Range Video stuff and it works fairly well. I still use XBEE telemetry because, even with the OSD, you can get out of range quite easily. I also send up a Sony MHS-PM1…"
Sep 9, 2010
Dr Mike Black replied to space_nut's discussion Camera Stabilization using ArduIMU
"Hi Space, yes...lol.... We have a gimbal camera mounted beneath said airframe, with a ArduIMU mounted at the top of the gimbal itself. Doing it this way has rendered allot of computations irrelevant, so that when the aircraft rolls or pitches,…"
Sep 9, 2010
space_nut posted a discussion

Camera Stabilzation using ArduIMU

Getting some nice results for aerial photography/video with a glider and a Sony HD pocket camera.LINKNow want to add stabilization with gyro-controlled servos.Then "poing" > the idea to use ArduIMU as the stabilization mechanism.Has anyone out there tried this?  Any other ideas?  See More
Sep 8, 2010
space_nut commented on Jason Short's blog post Ardupilot 2.7 Final
"present code: groundspeed vs ground_speed"
Aug 29, 2010
space_nut replied to Darren Ng's discussion Test Suite : Throttle Test~
"Could this be a D13/D11 thing?"
Aug 21, 2010
space_nut commented on Nathaniel Caner's video
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Sr Telemaster first flight FBW-A

"Thanks for sharing your flight. Great to see you up in the air, finally. What camera are you using?"
Aug 21, 2010
space_nut commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Using drones to monitor water use? Why?
"This kind of solution seems to make little sense here in North America but in the developing world or war torn countries it may not be a bad fit. Yes, it's easy to envision cell phone or even satellite comms as the appropriate tech - mind you,…"
Aug 18, 2010
space_nut commented on Jason Short's blog post ArduPilot Auto Launch Testing
"This is nice. The old 2.6 Autolaunch would drift depending on your tuning. Lemme get this straight - you are keeping roll@0, pitch@whatever and course@ launch value until you attain the required height?"
Aug 16, 2010
space_nut commented on Nathaniel Caner's blog post "From The Ground Up" : One persons experience with DIY drones and ArduPilot - Part One
"Great to see your progress, Nathaniel. Looking forward to more great news"
Aug 16, 2010
space_nut replied to Jason Short's discussion Ardupilot 2.7 Beta 4
"Hey Jason, Does this mean I can get 4 channel control from the original Ardupilot board? I'll need to solder a few more jumpers then?"
Aug 5, 2010
space_nut left a comment for Jim
"Hey Jim, You back in town yet?"
Aug 2, 2010
space_nut commented on agmatthews's blog post ArduIMU groundstation written in 'processing'
"Here's the vid for the Groundstation Here is another vid showing a raw NMEA Groundstation"
Aug 2, 2010

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RC transmitter with telemetry

Posted on July 5, 2010 at 4:45pm 3 Comments

Here's a nicely priced Hitec 2.4 GHz transmitter with built-in telemetry. Perhaps an upgrade for our groundstation?

For now, the sensor is only for battery condition but the plan is to have more sensors. Perhaps we can use the data channel as-is..

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Interesting new tri-copter

Posted on June 24, 2010 at 11:38pm 6 Comments



There is a big brother (6 rotors) and this mini version. Still in prototype stage but great performance and payload capability.



The whole article is here…

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