Thomas Butler
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Thomas Butler commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post Using Intel Aero with UgCS
"Nice hardware, but appears to be LOTS of issues with the Intel Aero...IBM-PC and MS Windows deja vu...I ll wait for version 10.0..."
Thomas Butler replied to Prashanth Rajagopalan's discussion Can the GPS be placed inside the drone?
"GPS uses a radio receiver which operates at about 1.5ghz. As long as no RF blocking material blocks the signal (coming from satellites overhead), the GPS will receive data. RF blocking material; metal or carbon fiber (i.e., electrically conductive…"
Nov 11, 2017
Thomas Butler replied to Paul Atkin's discussion How to create an _immediate_ kill switch on PX4/APM?
"@Patrick, Yeah! That's what I was talking about. They use three 24A/190A burst MOSFETS in parallel with a couple of flip-flops set by PWM. Although it is only for 3S, some beefier MOSFETs would fix that. Additionally, probably some…"
Oct 17, 2017

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