Here is the FlyManta AVATAR movie shoot made this week-end with a 2 axes Direct Drive Brushless. I was at Cité Universitaire in PARIS where i live. (A kind of Big Campus for foreign people. All nationality is represented here)
FlyManta particularity is the YAW movment made with 2 Servomotors on front Arms.
The Yaw command is the same than a normal…Continue
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From month now, i finaly decide to make that build that i wanna share here.
The control is AIO Pro card with Multiwii 2.1 don't know if APM can handle the Bi Copter configuration ?
I did it with 10 mm aluminium arms and plastic blocs. hope you like it !!!
Next Step is the command. Enjoy !!!
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Hi all, here is what you can expect from that plateforme with 10 amp ESC and KDA 20/26
Hi Guys, (and girls ;))
I've tried today the Moving Average Function for smoothing the Gimbal servo.
Here is my result with 300 Hz refresh rate and a windy condition. I'm happy because this average really help.
I still have vibration but less than before. i've notice that the CG need to be well center to have better results.
Is someone have tried…Continue
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Here is a video i've made with MultiWii 2.1 and my Hexa (Flyduspider) to demonstrate how works Gimbal command.
I have the minimum conf with Arduino Pro Mini and a PPM Sum card to save two output need for Gimbal command, and one for Cam Trigger.
In the code you can chose between 50 Hz 160 Hz and 300 Hz for the servo command, in the video…Continue
ENJOY GUYS IT'S SUMMER TIME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Today I've found a way to recycle broken propellers and it works perfectly. ;) I wanted to share it!
Really cool and instructable movie about connective robots. it's Friday guys !!!!!!
Here is a cool project i've found on the net... it can walk and fly :)
Here is a good example of collaboration, an Hybrid MultiCopter.
It's time for me to add light on the Y6 and to try to fly in the night. I let you enjoy the movie.
I put the two LED strips directly on the supply rail, hope it's the best way to do it.
it's another pleasure to flight in the night…Continue
When I saw Warthox do a loop with MultiWii I was so impressed and inside my mind i said : one day you'll make one and I kept this dream inside a little box of my head. Today was my day when i decide to try .... Well I'll let you watch the film.
One thing ;) i made it with MultiWii 9.0, someone can tell me if i can try with APM? I never saw someone do it with APM…Continue
After several weeks of Flying with this plateform it's time for conclusion.
Avantages of OctoV : Payload can be 1 Kg
Autonomie can reach 5 mn with 4S 5000MAh
Against the Wind it flies well
One time the OctoV just fall down from 20 meters (no more juice) but the plateform stay horizontal and the Camera was safe :) 3D camera (really…Continue
So today i tried to make a movie with the GoPro and the OCTOV platform and it seems to be stable.
Next step is to put caoutchouc under the motors to absorb more vibration.
This Plateform is really dedicaded for movie !! enjoy Guys !!
Today i tried a flight of my OCTAV frame (1 meter long), the stability is perfect without code modification…Continue