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Test: PM = FAIL and lurching motors - Stock 3DR y6B 3.2.1

Started Jun 11, 2015 0 Replies

My y6B seems to be surging or dropping momentarily and I am now seeing the following PM Fail MessageSize (kb) 2035.5966796875No of lines 27255Duration 0:01:54Vehicletype ArduCopterFirmware Version…Continue

Canon camera protection case

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Coronel Oct 20, 2015. 3 Replies

I am looking for a case to protect my Canon S110 while the lens is extended and it is taking pictures. I have lucked out with not damaging the sensor so far and using a 3d printed mount that has the…Continue

Will this work with the pixhawk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spyros Feb 16, 2015. 4 Replies

I am looking to try some aerial mapping with a 3DR Y6B. The Y6B has a pixhawk flight controller and I am looking for the appropriate way to connect to a chdk Canon Sx260. I have found this link which…Continue

ESC Constant Rapid beeping after APM 2.5 initialization

Started this discussion. Last reply by wbal57 Apr 28, 2014. 1 Reply

My control is through a spektrum ar6100 with signal lines to the input of the APM. I have it setup per the apm wiki in the futaba order (Aileron, Elev, Throttle, Rudder, etc). When I power on the APM…Continue


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At 12:35am on March 17, 2012, Riccardo Kuebler said…

Hi wbal57,

thank you for your message.

About your thread I think this could be the right place to propose items, there are several guys doing it. It is your attitude which could be hurting. Do you really think that guys which are proposing simple home made solutions could decrease your sells ?

Let see what chinese people will do if this device will ever be of any interest !

An encouraging attitude toward people who probably will develop alternative solutions, will be way more appreciated. You will for sure gain in popularity and will be sustained in your own developments. You will for sure have a feedback in several ways.

Sometimes I feel that several of my ideas were stolen. I mean of other people using my ideas, especially on piloting, without giving me any credit.

But I have credits in a lot of other ways. I even get a lot of hardware for free just as gift (to test :D ) for the improvements I could suggest. Sometimes I'm amazed how I am solicited about opinions I don't think to have or to be useful.

Finally I would like to point how much has been given for free to us all, from people working really hard. I could mention a lot, but limit to two : Andrew Tridgell and especially Bill Premerlani. Their work here is worth hundreds of thousands dollars, if not more.

Personally I can only be glad to have contributed a very little bit to this development. I had in return a lot !

Best regards,


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