3689432775?profile=originalHi there! Finally you can pre-order the ArduIMU V3 here.. You can find more info abut it in my last post here

The final version of the board for full production is here, I'm expecting to start shipping them this Friday or Monday. 

We are still working on documentation and giving the final cosmetic touches to the example code to have it ready before you have one in your hands and at the same time we are shipping samples to developers to do a full DCM integration.


From now on our new color will purple! All our new products will feature a Lilypad style look! 


(Note: this is a stand-alone IMU, and is not designed to be a replacement for the "Oilpan" IMU shield of ArduPilot Mega.)

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  • @stefan i thught same about new imu, however i notice sparkfun have just started to sell imu. so now i think apm and oilpan will stay and complete new all-in-one board might arrive :) it's going to be interesting to watch what happens.

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    Thanks Stefan! 


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    @scott and japi . This board is the latest version of the IMU to be used with the original Ardupilot here -> or for DIY. It is not related to the APMega Piggyback IMU but i will not be surprised if Jordi unveils a new board for the APMega soon.



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    @scott, some how we both asked the same question at the same time. .. an answer would be highly appreciated. 

  • Hello:


    I have a newbie question that a quick scan of this thread didn't answer.


    Does the ArduIMU replace ArduPilot Mega & Oil Pan IMU Board with respect to using it with ArduCopter right "out of the box"?


    Thanks,  Scott

  • I would like very much to see what that Atmega328 on this IMU is doing. Where can I find the source?

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    Jakub, you are starting in the wrong end. Read this first: . Then perhaps move on to the manual: cheers!
  • Hello,

    I would like to ask you about components for IMU. I want add the IMU on my model but I do not know what I need for it.

    I have now: two Xbee moduls 2.4 GHz, 1x GPS modul EM-406A, 1x Xbee Explorer Dongle.

    I will buy: ArduIMU V3 and Battery.

    What do I need to buy? I know that I need some Xbee board on a plane side. But I do not know which one. There are many boards for Xbee (Adafruit, Droids,...) Which one is perfect for ArduIMU V3? Can I use GPS modul EM-406A with ArduIMU V3 or do you know any better GPS modul for it?

    Thank you for your help.Jakub

  • @Chris, you seem wound up a bit tight :) Go with the flow :)

  • Next on my "get list".  MPU-6000...awsome! 

    Hey guys,  what about making us some small 3.5v SMD high view angle LED boards.  Fingernail size board with just a few different color LEDs' that we can use for lighting applications that can easily run off of APM.  Using 12v strip lighting is a little old school and inefficient.  If I had a pick and place I would have made these a long time ago.  Be to easy to wire with long I2C cable wire.  

    Keep the hardware coming! :)

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