Chris Huitema
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Octo Coax Motor test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Huitema Jun 14, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi all,I've just upgraded my quad to a OctaQuad. I've set the Frame_Config to Octa_Quad_Frame in the APM_Config.h file and compiled and uploaded using Arduino with relax patch etc. etc.All motors…Continue

Tags: CLI, Motors, OctaQuad

Ardustation and DGPS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Huitema May 27, 2012. 3 Replies

Is it possible that we could hack in a gps module to the ardustation, then put it in a known spot (look at google maps and get a reference point/co-odinates) and transmit the difference between GPS…Continue

Remote power switching with TX spare channel

Started this discussion. Last reply by michael_au May 15, 2012. 1 Reply

I am thinking of making a power distro board with a BTS555 power switch that i first found on this thread…Continue

Sonar Noise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Huitema Jun 4, 2012. 9 Replies

I know this is discussed in many places with lots of different solutionsI have1) resistor / capacitor as per the instructions2) APM, RC receiver, sonar, Xbee etc powered from a seperate 6A BEC3)…Continue

Tags: noise, spikes, sonar


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About Me:
I work in the oil and gas industry
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have an OctaQuad with an APM1, 880kv motors with 12x4.5 props, Sonar, OptiFlow, GPS, XBee, FrSky Telemetry Connected with PPM, 5.8Ghz Video TX for FPV + 1.2Ghz Video TX for Pan Tilt Zoom Camera gimbal. Flown with Eurgle 9x radio with Frsky Mods and running ER9x firmware and Antenna tracking with ArduStation-ii.

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Eurgle/Turnigy/FlySky 9x Upgrades

Posted on June 1, 2012 at 1:57am 15 Comments

There is plenty of info on modding the 9x Radio to make it better, I dont intend to tell people how to do it, only how easy it is to make the changes and show some photo's of the things i have added/changed.

The easiest addon was the balancing thing for the neck strap, makes it nice and level, and so much easier to fly because you are moving the sticks instead of…


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At 4:06pm on June 16, 2012, John Campen said…

What do you need to know Chris

At 4:07pm on June 16, 2012, John Campen said…

you can email to me on jcampen(at)

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