Weelian soh's Blog (6)

Mobius Action Cam Footage on a custom mini H quad.

Very impressive HD video footage from my friend's Panya's custom home made mini H quad with the new Mobius Action Camera - from the makers of the original Keychain Cam. Using wooden arms and Simonk'd 12Amp HK-BS ESCs and myrcmart's 2400KV ZMR motors with a multiwii lite FC, this little H frame is a wonderful video and FPV platform. In the video you can see my ZMR…

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Added by weelian soh on July 30, 2013 at 7:41pm — 3 Comments

DroidPlanner Follow Me with APM2.5 3DR Radio kit and Samsung Galaxy 7.7 Tab

A very Successful test of the DroidPlanner Android App, connected through a 3DR Radio Kit and the 3DR APM2.5

Before taking off, I ensured that there is a proper connection between the APM and the Tablet and that both devices's GPS is locked. Then I take the drone up and put it in Loiter mode.

Follow Mode must be activated in the Settings of the…

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Added by weelian soh on June 12, 2013 at 9:50am — 19 Comments

GoPro Wire Rope Mount with Furniture Coasters

 

 

 I built this Wire Rope GoPro mount out of a couple of Furniture leg coasters, a Bicycle Brake cable and some electrical brass wire connectors removed from their plastic housing. Test flown this morning and here is the result.

I'm very pleased with the video as I have tried many ways to remove the rolling shutter effect previously and this is by far…

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Added by weelian soh on March 9, 2013 at 10:30pm — 14 Comments

Possible solution to getting Jello Free GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition video on multicopters

I'm sure everyone who is into aerial videgography with the wonderful GoPros have struggled with getting Jello Free (rolling shutter) video footage from multicopters. I have tried them all. Using ND filters to lower the shutter speed of the GoPro (worked somewhat but ruined image quality), shot in 720p @60fps but would have preferred shooting in full HD. Tried all sorts of foam and vibration absorption materials, ear plugs, rubber foam mounts, hours balancing my propellers…

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Added by weelian soh on February 3, 2013 at 2:00am — 11 Comments

Hexacopter APM2 Loiter mode Battery Endurance Test

Testing my fully charged HaiYin 5000mAh 4S 30-40c battery. Almost 17 minutes of mostly Loiter mode flying and a bit of manual flying towards the end. 

Added by weelian soh on August 12, 2012 at 6:44am — 6 Comments

Successful maiden Altitude Hold and Loiter test on first day flying with my Hexacopter

I managed to test the Altitude Hold and Loiter functions of my ArduPilot Mega2 controlled Hexacopter and was pretty impressed with it. There was strong winds initially but when it died down to a breeze I turned on the altitude hold and it seemed to hover with a deviation of around 2m. Then when I turned on the Loiter mode, my hexacopter stayed within a 5m radius…

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Added by weelian soh on August 11, 2012 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

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Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
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