Mike Machado
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MAVBoard indiegogo almost half over

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Machado Mar 13, 2014. 6 Replies

Problem with ultrasonic sensor - what are pins 16/17?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Machado Sep 28, 2009. 3 Replies


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I hold a private pilot license and am a software engineer in silicon valley with a fascination of aviation, robotics and automation.
Sacramento, CA

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MAVBoard Indiegogo Ending Soon

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:30pm 5 Comments

Hey all, I just wanted to remind everyone the MAVBoard Indiegogo Campaign is ending in less than 5 days. It is just shy of half way meeting its goal, but its a flex funding campaign, so everyone will get their boards regardless. But if you would like one in the initial batch, now is the time to…


Announcing MAVBoard Indiegogo Campaign

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 6:58pm 25 Comments

I have finally got the MAVBoard to a state where I am ready to take pre orders via Indiegogo! After several revisions of the boards, I am quite happy with them and would like to take pre orders so I can get a large batch of them made.

Here is the description of the…


Fake Signs On Bay Area Highways Say Drones Looking For Speeders

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 2:51pm 4 Comments

Someone's having a little fun in the bay area.

According to this Bay Area CBS Article:

Several signs have cropped up on Bay Area highways, telling drivers that drones are enforcing speed limits. The…


Sneak peek at mavboard progress

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 10:00pm 16 Comments

I've been working on a custom circuit board I am calling the "mavboard" which will be a board that will distribute telemetry connections to various other devices, and allow you to select which port gets the telemetry Rx pin, since only one thing can talk *TO* the APM telemetry port. All other mav ports can sniff the APM Tx pin.

As you can see in the images below,…


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At 7:09pm on June 13, 2013, Sean Headrick said…

Hey Mike,

Great to meet you at the AVC. Look forward to speaking more as time allows. I am still waiting for my 9xr to come. I am excited to try your break out board.

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