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High definition FPV

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler Zen Nov 20, 2016. 30 Replies


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Low-cost hi-def camcorder for small UAVs

Posted on February 11, 2010 at 2:24am 13 Comments


If you have any positive or negative experience with a low-cost HD (High Definition) camcorder used on small UAVs, can you share it with us ?


NavChip (a complete IMU chip) from InterSense

Posted on December 5, 2009 at 5:28am 8 Comments

InterSense is going to release the "NavChip", a complete IMU chip. They also offer NavChipTM Developer Kit.

CHR-6d, US$125, 1.5grams 6DoF IMU

Posted on November 20, 2009 at 6:00am 11 Comments

CHR-6d, US$125, 1.5grams 6DoF IMU

Did anybody use "CHR-6d Inertial Measurement Unit" (US$125, 1.5grams 6DoF IMU) in his/her UAV?

Replacing FMA with a 6DOF IMU

Posted on August 30, 2009 at 7:22am 28 Comments


If I understand right, Ardupilot is dependent on FMA for roll and pitch stability.

I have 6DOF IMU from Sparkfun and I want to use it to monitor the roll, yaw and pitch angles of my model airplane and use this data to perform FMA functions i.e. maintain roll and pitch stability.

Sparksfun's 6DOF IMU gives accelerations and gyro data. On benchtop experiments, I can accurately measure my roll and pitch angles using only accelerometers. But, if the IMU flies in model… Continue

Ardupilot on a non-Easystar airplane

Posted on August 30, 2009 at 6:52am 2 Comments

Many people are using Ardupilot on easystar airplane.
What other airplanes are being used with Ardupilot and how to adjust Ardupilot code for the athoer airplanes?

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At 7:18am on August 5, 2010, automatik said…
Hi Roberto,
your blog post is better suited for the forum section of the site. Kindly move it there.

High definition FPV


Is there such thing as high definition FPV? i.e. is it possible to transmit high definition video from UAV for FPV application?

Do you know any high definition FPV system?

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