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PWM/PPM to RS 485 PTZ camera control

Started this discussion. Last reply by olegtur77 Dec 1, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi Folks,I intend to use this camera. The cameras controls are on…Continue

Smarter APM using extra onboard computer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anyasz Dec 1, 2016. 4 Replies

Today I was reading about "ABSOLUTE ALTITUDE" in mission planner. This got me thinking.....mission planner is able to get elevation data from google and guide the drone to maintain altitude relative…Continue

Mobile Ground Station

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justice Bentz Jun 15, 2015. 6 Replies

Im planning for setting up platforms for surveilance. Both arducopter and arduplane. The ground station will be built inside a van. I need some advice on the following things.1. Any ideas on a GPS…Continue


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Posted on January 19, 2015 at 5:35am 3 Comments

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority finally broke the silence about the use of UAVs in the Kenyan airspace. This was probably provoked a couple of drone articles and incidences that have been published recently. Just recently, a writer for a local daily wrote this …


Telemetry Bridge using Mavcell-Alpha android app

Posted on January 6, 2014 at 4:20am 17 Comments

Hi Folks,

I have been trying out a telemetry bridge setup. The main aim is to be able to use Droid Planner/Andropilot on android or even mission planner without the telemetry module hanging around the tablet or PC.

My setup is as follows:

AIRBORNE: APM with 3dr telemetry module

BRIDGE: Android Device that supports USB host. In my case, I used a tablet called ODYS running 4.2 jellybean. I installed an app called MAVCELL. …


ArduCopter 3.1 auto-landing in strong winds

Posted on January 1, 2014 at 11:30am 4 Comments

I'm very impressed by how my newly built Tarot t960 performed an autolanding in relatively strong winds with ArduCopter 3.1. I haven't spent so much time tuning the copter but the auto-landing was quite impressive. Landed back at the exact same spot where it took off. Winds were about 25km/h.

Thanks to the development team.

Real Motion Cockpit - Ride inside your Drone!

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 12:00pm 13 Comments

It would be interesting to feed IMU data from APM to this motion cockpit.

Someone please tell me if this is possible. Im thinking of building the cockpit. If its possible to link it to APM, I will have 10X…


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