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…

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.…


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…


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…


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 — 13 Comments

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