For sale is my GoPro HD HERO2 camera with extras and a two axis gimbal made for the camera. The camera comes with three batteries, three 32GB memory cards (all are class 10 speed), AC/DC charger,…Continue
I'm selling my HobbyKing 4B6 charger because I picked up a different charger with an integrated power supply so don't have as much to haul around. The blue backlight on the display for the second…Continue
For sale is my assembled and tested APM 1 with the ATmega 2560 processor (for running latest versions of firmware), MediaTek GPS, and IMU shield. Pins for telemetry radio are soldered on the IMU…Continue
There are various power distribution boards out there but none really were able to accomplish what I wanted for a previous hexacopter build (six battery inputs, six ESC outputs, and a small power lead for the receiver). I'm in the process of building a new small quadcopter so I figured I document the power distribution this time around. This example is less complex than the first one I made for the hexacopter but it illustrates the same process.
The basic idea is to…Continue
If you have a GoPro HD HERO2 camera there's a free firmware update that doubles the video bit rate, has a neutral white balance, and disables internal noise reduction, contrast adjustments, and sharpening. This dramatically improves the quality of the video and opens new doors for…Continue
I've been throwing around a few ideas for a hexacopter frame and have settled on a aluminum arm and fiberglass plate sandwich type frame (is there a more technical term for it?). The goal is to carry a digital SLR for aerial photography, though I'll work out the camera bits after I get past the basics of just getting it flying. From prop tip to prop tip it will be about 42 inches. The two plates in the middle are about 11.5 inches diameter and will be cut from 1/8th inch thick G10…Continue