I had a request to provide information on how I implemented an ESC fail safe on my quadcopter and posted a small image of the process under the ArduCopter 2.5 firmware thread. Since I suspect there may be a more general interest in this, I'm posting a blog segment on this fail safe.
Above is an image of the process.
Also, here's a pdf…Continue
What a journey the past nine months have been. At university, a classmate built an Arduino-based quadcopter for our senior capstone design project, but I was already committed to a 4WD Mars-type rover robot project. I was toying around with some RC helicopters, but I had my eye on the quad...
Moved to Canada after graduation and went to work specifying a quad frame, motors, ESCs and such. So much has happened in the quad industry in the past 9-12 months. Coming…Continue