Pitlab's Blog (6)

Wind and Thermal Assistant

I would like to present 2 new functionality implemented in the PitLab FPV System to increase safety and performance of long range FPV flight.We call it wind assistant and thermal assistant.

The Wind Assistant is used to measure wind speed and direction at current altitude,…

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Added by Pitlab on July 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

ILS and runway land assist in PitLab FPV kit: OSD+AP

http://youtu.be/CzNJJzaFGOM

Hello and happy new year for all of you.

I would like to present new functionality of assisting pilot for landing in hard conditions like fog or night recorded last night by Jwalentek, our test pilot using…

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Added by Pitlab on December 31, 2014 at 1:30am — 15 Comments

Buddy Flight™ for FPV flying in a group

http://youtu.be/ki9lvRnekAI

The Buddy Flight™ is a extension of Pitlab FPV System supporting flying in a group. On the radar view in the OSD, pilot can see position of up to 6 other…

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Added by Pitlab on May 14, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

GPS-GLONASS

I would like to introduce GPS-GLONASS module with optional magnetometer. Major benefits of using those mixed GNSS modules is fast and accurate position fix, because it use both constellation of satellites to predict position.

It supports 3 types of I2C magnetometers from different manufacturers: most popular HMC5883, MAG3110 and MMC3140. Magnetometer on module allow to mount it in magnetic…

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Added by Pitlab on December 9, 2013 at 4:40am — 7 Comments

New firmware and software version 2.09 is available for Pitlab FPV System

PitLab ground station PCB The out test team together with users every day suggests new functionality for PitLab FPV System including OSD and Autopilot. Now we have pleasure to announce version 2.09 with many new features and correction. Full description can be found in the …

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Added by Pitlab on February 19, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Comparison of magnetometers

Some time ago I made GPS module with MMC3120 magnetometer. I wanted to have possibility to place the module far away from magnetic and electromagnetic disturbances generated by the drive system in multicopters. Short after the magnetometer became not available. Now I made another, bit more optimised module with choice of mounting 3 magnetometers: MMC3140, MAG3110 and HMC5883. All it works on…

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Added by Pitlab on November 17, 2012 at 2:00am — 9 Comments

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