Jonathan Hair's Blog (5)

DIY RC Gimbal Part 2

Hi all,

A few months back I posted about making my own RC controller: http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/diy-rc-controller

I finally got around to making it work. I am very happy with the results! I ended up using code posted on RCgroups to format the PPM signal:…

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Added by Jonathan Hair on July 5, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Ferndale Michigan Drone Ban Defeated!

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/Clip/11434402/ferndale-city-council-passes-on-banning-drones#.VT70_TBt7VE.facebook

I am happy to report that a proposed 'drone' ban was unanimously defeated after a strong…

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Added by Jonathan Hair on April 27, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

DIY RC Controller

Hi all,

 

This past winter I built a new machine for doing more professional aerial photography. I got a 3 axis gimbal for my Sony NEX 5. I decided that to take full advantage of the gimbal, a second operator would be beneficial. My main RC transmitter, a DX7S, lacks the channels, and programmability to control all of the gimbal functions the way I…

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Added by Jonathan Hair on April 2, 2015 at 11:15am — 7 Comments

My 2 cents to the FAA

Not sure if anyone will ever read it, or anyone cares, but I commented here. If you haven't done so yet I encourage you to do so too:

http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FAA-2014-0396-0001

To whom it may…

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Added by Jonathan Hair on July 9, 2014 at 8:24am — 36 Comments

Hobbyking releases HKPilot 2.7

Looks like no one posted this yet. Good to see some innovation and improvements from HK…

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Added by Jonathan Hair on July 3, 2014 at 6:30am — 39 Comments

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