Hi guys,I'm building my 1st drone and getting a bit lost when it comes to Motors. My drone currently weighs 900g, it's a 4 motor vtail setup using a 11.1v 3500mAh 25c lipo battery. I made a guess at…Continue
"Most of us are amateurs-in-learning :) (I certainly am). You can buy a 5v BEC from any drone/hobby shop, as long as it does 2-3a that will take care of anything a raspberry is likely to consume. A lot of PDB (power distribution boards)…"
"Well thanks for that fnoop, anything that can cause a catastrophic failure is obviously not a good idea, do you know if there is an official or advised way to power the pi3? As I'm struggling to catch your drift with powering from bec (as you…"
hi guys,trying to set up my rpi zero w with pixhawk as per these insructions: http://ardupilot.org/dev/docs/raspberry-pi-via-mavlink.htmldid a quick test to see if I get power by connecting power via usb to pixhawk ONLY and I don't seem to get anything.am I assuming the wiring from a "large" raspberry pi would be the same for the zero?to clarify I have connected the +5v but no power being drawn.See More
Hi guys,I'm building my 1st drone and getting a bit lost when it comes to Motors. My drone currently weighs 900g, it's a 4 motor vtail setup using a 11.1v 3500mAh 25c lipo battery. I made a guess at the battery as I'm totally new to battery powered r/c.Can anyone recommend any motors?Failing that id settle for an explanation or guide as to how to find the best motors for my weight/battery.I'm not sure if I should be paying attention to kv or amps or some other factors?Really appreciate any…See More
im wondering if you have had any luck with your problem? i am also using pi3 + pixhawk (using the above recommended cable with the wires swapped as per the ardupilot guide), serial ports are off. im getting almost the exact same thing as…"