Alan Sanchez's Blog (9)

SaceMouse for copter control

 

3DConnexion just released a new wireless version of a 3D mouse (link). These things are awesome for CAD but I think they could be a great way to control a copter. I would love to see support for these 3D mice on mission planner. This could also be a good way to control our…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on October 8, 2013 at 10:30am — 12 Comments

GoPro Hero 3+ Announced

GoPro just announced its new camera, the Hero3+. I am really interested to see how much smaller it really is than the hero3. Longer battery, sharper lens, smaller, 720p at 120fps sounds really good to me. The buttons on the enclosure seem bigger, I hope so, the old ones were a pain to press. Anyone getting…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on September 30, 2013 at 11:30pm — 34 Comments

New Job at 3D Robotics San Diego

We are still growing fast at 3D Robotics. We are looking to expand our engineering team here in San Diego and are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join us. You can see our other job listings at the company blog here.

Mechanical…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on April 2, 2013 at 10:27am — 4 Comments

3D Mapping With Your Drone

 

 

Making a 3D model of something with pictures isn't something new to most of us, but there have been a lot of people getting into drones recently and I wanted to show something useful you can do with your drone. Autodesk's 123D Catch has a very useful feature not everyone knows about; Once you have your 3D…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on November 7, 2012 at 11:30pm — 17 Comments

3DR Distributors

We sent out an email today to all our distributors, if you did not receive it please contact sales@3drobotics.com . We are trying to make sure we have all of you in our distributor mailing list.

thanks

-3DR

Added by Alan Sanchez on September 28, 2012 at 5:49pm — 1 Comment

3DR ArduCopter Kits Updated

3DR ArduCopter kits are back in stock at the 3D Robotics store. The kits have gone through a slight redesign both in mechanical design and documentation. Our new facility in Tijuana, Mexico as well as better suppliers for parts have allowed us to greatly improve the quality of these kits as well as offering them for lower…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on September 17, 2012 at 10:43am — 71 Comments

New Bixler Accessory - Electronics Chassis

Hello all,

The Bixler Electronics Chassis is being added to the DIY Drones store today. This accessory allows you to mount your APM/Oilpan, GPS Module (Mediatek or uBlox), Differential Pressure Breakout, Receiver, and pan/tilt camera mount on your Bixler. The chassis provides access to the CLI switch, USB connector, and the Reset button as well as providing…

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Added by Alan Sanchez on October 19, 2011 at 4:50pm — 9 Comments

Hexacopter in Cameroon

I found this video over the weekend. Not sure if its been posted on here before but its worth the watch. Some pretty tight flying through jungles and bridges. 

Added by Alan Sanchez on September 19, 2011 at 12:40pm — 12 Comments

New Easy Star Accessory - Electronics Chassis

Hello Everyone



The Easy Star Electronics Chassis is being added to the DIY Drones store today. This accessory allows you to mount your APM/Oilpan, GPS Module (Mediatek or uBlox), Differential Pressure Breakout, Receiver, and pan/tilt camera mount on your Easy Star. The chassis provides access to the CLI switch, USB connector, and the Reset…
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Added by Alan Sanchez on August 18, 2011 at 3:00pm — 57 Comments

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