3D Robotics

ArduPilot now available to buy!

Great news! ArduPilot is now available to buy at Sparkfun. The price is $24.95 (or buy 100 at $19.96 each ;-)). Note: there is a limited number available now, but Sparkfun can make more pretty quickly so get your order in now and they'll be filled from backorder in the order they were received.

[Update on availability from Sparkfun: ~15 coming out of production today/morrow. 63 more PCBs ready. Waiting on xtals (probably about a week).]

You'll also need an EM406 GPS module, and for all but the most stable planes, an FMA Co-Pilot, so unless you already have those items, the total cost of the autopilot will be around $155.

Huge thanks to Nathan Siedle at Sparkfun for helping us get through the production snafus and otherwise taking this project under his wing. Now let's win his autonomous vehicle competition with an ArduPilot-guided plane!

E-mail me when people leave their comments –

You need to be a member of diydrones to add comments!

Join diydrones


  • Wow! So low cost and open source enviroment.
    Need for this device software developers?
  • Consider shipping costs to distant countries, and you may understand why one buys in batches...
    When there's demand, they'll produce more, hopefully soon.
  • Got lucky and secured on too!

    Item in Box GPS-08785 ArduPilot - Arduino Compatible UAV Controller
    Item in Box GPS-08975 32 Channel LS20031 GPS 5Hz Receiver
  • It is absolutely greed. I guarantee that you won't have all 3 built up, tested, integrated, and flying before Sparkfun has more available. In the meantime, no one else gets to play around with even 1 of them. Say what you will, but it's greed.
  • 3D Robotics
    Update on availability from Sparkfun:

    ~15 coming out of production today/morrow.

    63 more PCBs ready. Waiting on xtals.
  • damn that was quick they are all gone already
  • I bought one, lucky me to check this web often.
  • Moderator
    No, it's not greed, I have 2 aircraft on the bench and another on order (a larger, non-FPV platform)
  • You guys are really greedy buying up more than 1 when only a few are available. Honestly, what are you going to do with 3 all at once, sleep with them next to you on your pillow?
  • Will do, thanks.
This reply was deleted.