Tissy's Blog (5)

DroidPlanner Telemetry Bluetooth Bridge

Pleased with the way this has turned out for a Saturday project :-)

It compliments Arthur Benemanns DroidPlanner app to give a wireless link between the aircrafts radio and a Bluetooth connection to the Android tablet.

  • Its fitted with a 1000mah LiPo battery and charge circuit which is chargeable by a small USB slot at the bottom of the unit.
  • Ultrabright LEDs for the…
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Added by Tissy on November 28, 2013 at 8:52am — 29 Comments

OctoCopter Photoshoot at dusk

Almost finished the Octo build and thought I would take some shots at dusk.

Quite pleased with how these have come out, the LEDs really set the Octo off nicely.…

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Added by Tissy on August 24, 2013 at 5:30am — 10 Comments

APM anti-vibration floating plate

It looks nice, so I hope it does the job :-)

Its effectively a floating plate on specific anti-vibration grommets.  The APM then sits on anti-vibration pads.

The jDrones telemetry expansion board is also mounted onto this plate for its close proximity to the APM.

The plates are made…

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Added by Tissy on July 20, 2013 at 11:00am — 17 Comments

Anti-vibration APM mount

I have been looking into my own method of mounting the APM with antivibration in mind.

To this end I wanted to source some freely available components specifically designed to reduce vibration.

I found a couple of such products which I am hoping will be ideal.

These coupled with a custom mounting plate, I am hopeful it will be a good…

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Added by Tissy on April 27, 2013 at 11:00am — 12 Comments

Dome on a Drone

I decided that my Drone looked a bit "naked" with all the electronics and flight controller exposed, so decided to have a dome made for it.

 

Made to measure and a perfect fit having been made from smoked acrylic so you still get to see those all important LEDs underneath.

 

 

 

Added by Tissy on December 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — 15 Comments

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