Awww yes finally time to do some PID tuning. After my last field test it was clear I needed to replace my motors with better quality ones and do some more PID tuning. After making a few mods to the airframe for added support and installing the new Jdrones Purple 2830 /12, 850kv motors with 10x4.7 props it was time to start testing again. In the first part of…Continue
All in one (4)ESC's and PDB, $89http://www.infmetry.com/xaircraft-x650-quadcopter-parts…
This week SparksFun has a new Imax6 charger for RC batteries.
They will also start stocking the shelves with LiPo batteries next week. SWEET!
Every Friday SparksFun…Continue
This little sketch lets you use an Arduino to read the output signals from your RC Rx and displays them to the terminal window.…Continue
After being stuck dead in the water for 6 wks waiting for a new Tx.... Today was the day to do some real testing. The weather was almost perfect, little gusty but not to bad. I did some rough PID tuning inlast night, and soldered the 3 Gyro pads. It still…Continue
How to Chat on DIY-Drones.
1.) Click on " My Page"
2.) look @ Bottom right corner of the screen. Kinda works like FaceBook Chat.
Every day I find fellow DIY-Droners that have no clue that there is live " Chat " they can use to help others or get help from others.
Great way to learn how to better use your Xbee's
August 3-5, 2011 • San Diego, California
WaveForum Developers Conference
Join them in San Diego in August for the sixth annual WaveForum developers conference. The three-day event will feature over 25 different technical sessions covering a variety of technical topics.…
Added by Russell B. Sutton on May 23, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments
Kinda cool way but will it work with quadcopters
Easy and cheap fix to solve dropped video frames. Range video should have them back in stock 3rd week of May and I think they will sell…Continue
The new Carbon arrow shaft and blue 1 1/2" foam board.
Heading is not always the direction an aircraft is moving. That is called 'course'. Heading is the direction the aircraft is pointing. The aircraft may be drifting a little or a lot due to a crosswind.
Bearing is the…
Added by Russell B. Sutton on May 11, 2011 at 8:34pm — No Comments
Funny movie i made while waiting.
This video show that the controller working for the first time. !!!!!Awesome!!!!!!
I could barely keep a wheelie up and going before I started using my controller.
Tuning the code a…Continue
Although it was a short lived flight it was fun. I always enjoy flying with my Pops, what makes it better is that I have both video from the ground and onboard the aircraft. This helps identify what mistakes I made and why I had an unsecessful fight.
- Over wieght .........aircraft not me LOL!!
- I was flying to LOW
- I was flying to SLOW
- I was facing the…
My Very First Test Flight was a Sucsess!!
I had my radio 4 days. I wanted to use a LiPo battery pack instead of the "AA" holder that came with it. I some…Continue
4-23-10 My QuadCopter makes it first flight. Success!