Hi everyoneAfter many trials and tribulations with UAV technology and much helpful advice from you all, I was able to get my UAV research off the ground, both figuratively and literally. Starting…Continue
Hi folks. As you may be aware, Erle is taking a class of landscape design students to Harvard Forest (HF) this October, to demonstrate the ecosynth platform. If past years are any indication, this…Continue
Hey folks, I wanted to check in with my recent arducopter experiences and ask about flying in cold weather. I had hoped to have all my testing done by now but it looks like I'll want to make a…Continue
Hi everyone. During some down time as I wait for my spare arducopter parts to arrive, I'm planning to put in some time with the CHDK. I've managed to download it to my camera and see that it is…Continue
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Hi folks. I made my first arducopter hexa flight with a camera yesterday. It was successful in that I obtained imagery, however the image quality was not satisfactory. I'd like to get advice from the group on camera settings, which I think may be the…
Hi all. Great to see your success with the arducopter octo! Hopefully things will work out as well with the hexa kit I've just put together.
After an initial flight there are some issues, the main one being GPS functionality. After a long day of troubleshooting I learned that apparently my RC receiver can't be placed too close to the GPS, or the GPS will fail to lock a signal.
My next steps are to confirm the GPS is working, learn how to use the ground station, get a camera…Continue