Jerry Giant's Blog (5)

After 3 years of not making money on drones, I quit

sUAV technology is now on a plateau, anyone could build a drone to bid a contract, and fooling customer with flight time, or lowering price by incapable hardware. Lily fails, Parrot is cutting jobs, This market is NOT healthy.

Even worse, an average user still crash their DJIs a lot: flying a dji from balcony…

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Added by Jerry Giant on March 13, 2017 at 11:00pm — 9 Comments

P9X design files in public domain

Now you can get all design files here:

https://github.com/p9x

There's now License claims in these files so do whatever you can with it.

The V1.0 hardware has successfully proved its design, now we are building it even better.…

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Added by Jerry Giant on May 9, 2016 at 11:44am — 51 Comments

P9X autopilot, a revised pixhawk

Pixhawk is a great autopilot, we love its robustness and rich sets of features. Nowadays it is a de-facto to low cost autonomous vehicle application.

There’re always some changes you want to make in an open source design, this rule also applies to Pixhawk. First, I want to make it smaller, to fit it into a f5B glider fuselage, with built-in dampers and a plastic shell could survive a hard crash. Then I want to make the sensors to be replaceable, so I can test new…

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Added by Jerry Giant on February 9, 2016 at 3:00am — 144 Comments

Raspiolt : yet Another Rpi cape flight controller WIP, designed in China

 Hi, dear Diydrones members, today I’m happy to demo yet another raspberry based Ardupilot compatible flight controller expansinon board design.

 

Features:

  • Pixhawk compatible Power/GPS module interface
  • Integrated ublox m8n GNSS module
  • CSI camera ribbon compatible PCB profile
  • PX4IO forked project for dedicated PWM…
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Added by Jerry Giant on March 31, 2015 at 8:32am — 43 Comments

DJI's laywer sending C&D letter to sb-dji.com's domain register company.

Please forgive me sending this Chinese letter to this English community, i'll try to explain what's up, maybe worth a laugh.

sb-dji.com, a website was online maybe not no more than a year, posting(repost) "daily" dji products fails in Chinese drone/RC…

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Added by Jerry Giant on March 10, 2015 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

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