Managed to get extremely tight XY position hold, with manual collective, no wind, & no attitude sensing. There is a settling period, which is nowhere near stable enough to fly in the apartment. The main requirement was large integrals. The plot…Continue
So the Logitec C510 has fixed exposure. Search through the kernel for
V4L2_CID_EXPOSURE_AUTO. Unfortunately, there's no way to manually set
the exposure & it picks a…
Since getting video into a computer is cheaper than ever, we've been
contemplating the idea of a cheap, turret mounted camera for position
tracking. The sonar transducer is a huge source of weight & it doesn't
look like Marcy 1 will ever be stable enough to stay in sonar range.
The reduction in board size & transducer weight would pay…
The autopsy was finally done on Vika 1's final crash, on Sep 27, 2010.
No idea what caused the crash. The best theory was mechanical failure
of the tail rotor servo horn. The original theory was a lucky PWM glitch sending
the servo into a safe mode.…
Added by Jack Crossfire on June 1, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments