Eric Krasting
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Benefits of upgrading from 4S to 6S LiPo?

Started Mar 6, 2015 0 Replies

I just finished up a 680 hex Pixhawk build.  I'm using the DJI 600E tuned power system (ESCs and motors).  It's "optimized" for 6S LiPos.  I just had some real successful test flights.  13 minutes of…Continue

Tags: pixhawk, hexacopter, 6s, 4s, batteries

Tarot gimbal problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Krasting Feb 23, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi-Hoping someone out there can help me with an issue with the Tarot 2-axis gimbal.  I hooked it up out of the box (didn't buy it from 3DR), plugged it in, and it worked perfectly.  Leveled…Continue

Tags: gimbal, tarot

px4flow mounting location

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Krasting Feb 17, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi-Wondering if someone might be able to help me.  I'm finishing up a 680 hex build.  Trying to figure out the best place to mount the px4flow sensor.  I was thinking of putting it all the way at the…Continue

Tags: hexacopter, sonar, flow, optical, px4flow


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I've been building drones for about a year now. Built two using Naza Lite. I'm up for a bigger challenge, so I'm about to start a new build using a Tarot hex frame and a Pixhawk.
Astoria, NY

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Fox Business Network's drone coverage

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 12:30pm 9 Comments

I work in TV news.  We've been doing a lot of coverage on the new FAA rules, particularly how the "line of sight" rule could impact businesses like Amazon.  Had a chance to appear on Varney & Co... the world's best business news show hosted by the brilliant Stuart Varney.  While Stuart knows quite a bit about finance and politics, tech is not his strong suit.  So I decided to put myself, and my drones on the show today to explain how flying outside of line of sight…


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