R. D. Starwalt's Blog – September 2012 Archive (2)

Voltage and Current monitoring for a South Carolina Arducopter


Using EC3 connections on my quad was a good idea...except when it applied to the AttoPilot 90A sensor from SparkFun. The goal for adding this sensor to the system was to be able to remove it cleanly if needed. The sensor pcb design was changed (from earlier pics in the Wiki) to provide a clean…


Added by R. D. Starwalt on September 30, 2012 at 12:24pm — 13 Comments

Now I can time (approximately) flights of a South Carolina Arducopter


It took me a little while to learn what most of the switches and buttons on my DX6i could do. This past weekend the Trainer switch was assigned to start the timer in a count up mode.


With my EFlite 30C 11.1V 3200 mAh battery almost 7 minutes of mostly hovering flight was achieved (no touch down at all until exhausted).

"Is that all…


Added by R. D. Starwalt on September 6, 2012 at 5:55pm — 4 Comments

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