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    JAB1a

    FPV Quadcopter Forestry Run Fun 2

    Thread Starter: JAB1a

    Hi All,
    A quick revisit to this stunning woods turned out to be great fun. I was convinced that I would be taking the quad home in broken twisted

    Last Post By: JAB1a 04-14-2014, 08:16 PM Go to last post
    Kenny9999

    Finally, 2014 flight season is started!

    Thread Starter: Kenny9999

    Nothing extraordinary, but, I was thinking that it would be nice, for one time, to see some AQ flight video instead of those seeking audiences with they're

    Last Post By: Kenny9999 04-14-2014, 02:55 AM Go to last post
    JAB1a

    FPV Qaudcopter Cotehele Playgound

    Thread Starter: JAB1a

    Hi All,
    Here is a few FPV flight I got to do after work one day. CamSump and I ventured off to Cotehele in Calstock, Cornwall. Its a beautiful house

    Last Post By: JAB1a 04-07-2014, 07:33 PM Go to last post
    Youmi

    Death Valley with my Phantom

    Thread Starter: Youmi

    Video of a trip I made to the Death Valley a few months ago.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQJIXIrQ_R0

    Last Post By: Youmi 04-03-2014, 11:28 AM Go to last post
    JAB1a

    FPV Quadcopter 'hits' the beach!

    Thread Starter: JAB1a

    Hi All,

    Sorry for the pun in the title but the quad did actually collided with the beach more than once this day. Full cloud cover and a

    Last Post By: JAB1a 04-02-2014, 07:20 PM Go to last post
    Jaimealc

    DJI Phantom 2 and Snowy Mountains

    Thread Starter: Jaimealc

    Hi!

    I just wanted to share another video of the DJI Phantom 2 drone over the snowy mountains of Leutasch in the Austrian Alps.

    Last Post By: Jaimealc 03-21-2014, 08:08 PM Go to last post
    antiguogrumete

    "El Morro" Mountain Flight Video

    Thread Starter: antiguogrumete

    Some wind, but beautiful images...



    Tarod 2-d, Liquid Image EGO Camera and Martinez firmware.
    Under 150$ low cost quad.

    Last Post By: antiguogrumete 03-20-2014, 08:50 AM Go to last post
    JAB1a

    FPV Quadcopter Prince of Wales mine works adventure

    Thread Starter: JAB1a

    Hi All,

    Now that the evenings are starting to get lighter, me and a few friends had the first "after work" flight of the year.

    Last Post By: JAB1a 03-28-2014, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    mhach006

    Ohio Aerial Videos

    Thread Starter: mhach006

    Tons of cool videos can be found at Edit: Link and video removed

    Last Post By: mhach006 02-27-2014, 11:42 PM Go to last post
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    gsimpson2g

    Reptile 500 Alien - V1

    No problem, I think a single roll of 300 waterproof LEDs was $10 on eBay. Easy to work with too.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk

    gsimpson2g Today, 04:09 AM Go to last post
    Avalonnw

    Reptile 500 Alien - V1

    Ok, that sounds about right. Thanks.

    Avalonnw Today, 03:57 AM Go to last post
    gsimpson2g

    Reptile 500 Alien - V1

    I'm not 100% sure on these calculations, but the Full 5 meter long 300 LED strips draw 24W from 12V. Each strip I am using 18 LEDs, so a total of 72 LEDs.

    gsimpson2g Today, 03:20 AM Go to last post
    Avalonnw

    Reptile 500 Alien - V1

    I wonder how much flight time would these lights take off the battery...

    Avalonnw Today, 01:04 AM Go to last post
    gsimpson2g

    Reptile 500 Alien - V1



    Still waiting on the Receiver and transmitter, should be here this week. In the meantime, I moved the battery forward for better weight

    gsimpson2g Today, 01:00 AM Go to last post
    Avalonnw

    Hex T-rex

    Yeah, I understand that. I still want to try, and, if it does not work, I could say "I tried" at least
    What about motors? Any personal

    Avalonnw Yesterday, 10:58 AM Go to last post
    M@d_Hunter

    Hex T-rex

    You can have a lot of torsion in the 3 main arm with this design. In standard frame you never have this. Just don't forget this because it can create

    M@d_Hunter 04-14-2014, 09:38 AM Go to last post
    Avalonnw

    Hex T-rex

    Well, honestly, 50cm was a bit of a stretch. I was thinking about using 10-12'' props, so 12'' plus 1'' of a gap would make 33cm...
    about the torque

    Avalonnw 04-14-2014, 02:28 AM Go to last post
    wooden

    Hex T-rex

    M2M of adjacent motors of 50cm is massive...

    There are some frames out there like this, I can't think of any off the top of my head but if

    wooden 04-14-2014, 02:15 AM Go to last post
    Avalonnw

    Hex T-rex

    I'm thinking about a hexacopter with a homemade frame, and my idea is building it like a symmetrical tri-copter with "T" beams instead of "l".

    Avalonnw 04-14-2014, 02:10 AM Go to last post
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    The AeroQuad is an open source hardware and software project dedicated to the construction of remote controlled four-rotor helicopters, also known as quadcopters or quadrocopters. The latest software also support additional multicopter configurations!

    Buy AeroQuad Parts Here
    Download the AeroQuad Software


    AeroQuad hardware typically consists of the fully-featured STM32-based AeroQuad32 flight controller board or an Arduino microcontroller (Mega 2560 or Uno) as the flight controller board, and an AeroQuad shield with various sensors, such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer (heading), barometer (altitude hold) ultrasonic sensors and GPS.

    Below you'll find an overview of the features AeroQuad offers you:

    Multiple flight configurations are supported:
    • Tri
    • Quad X, Quad +, Quad Y4
    • Hex X, Hex +, Hex Y6
    • Octo X, Octo +, Octo X8

    Flight options supported:
    • Heading hold with magnetometer or gyro
    • Altitude hold with barometer
    • Altitude hold with ultrasonic sensor (best for low altitude hold and terrain following)

    Enhanced battery monitoring options:
    • Measurement of battery voltage, used capacity and current
    • Enable auto descent on critical battery voltage
    • Auto-detect battery cell count
    • Integration with On Screen Display (OSD)

    Multiple receiver options:
    • Up to 10 channel receivers supported
    • PWM receivers
    • PPM receivers
    • PPM using hardware timer
    • Futaba sBus receivers

    Telemetry options:

    Camera stabilization support:
    • Dedicated servo channels for roll, pitch, yaw
    • Either automatic stabilization or manual adjustment via transmitter channel

    Custom OSD support for MAX7456:
    • Specify video standard to use
    • Specify callsign to display
    • Built in attitude indicator
    • Display altitude in feet/meters
    • Display GPS information and home direction/distance
    • Display battery information (voltage, used capacity, current) and flight time
    • OSD system which allows remote PID tuning!



    Development: For information on the development of AeroQuad, see the AeroQuad GitHub Repository, the AeroQuad Developers Guide and our Wiki.

    Getting started: To get started building your own AeroQuad, head over to our Wiki and especially the AeroQuad Manual.