Stephen Klosterman
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Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology

Started Sep 9, 2013 0 Replies

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

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Planning for Harvard Forest field trip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Klosterman Sep 10, 2013. 4 Replies

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

Cold weather flying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Klosterman Dec 8, 2012. 2 Replies

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

Scripting in CHDK

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Dandois Oct 28, 2012. 1 Reply

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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Posted on October 4, 2012 at 10:39am 5 Comments

Hey all.

Right now I'm repairing from the latest crash and need to seek some advice about motors.  I had wobbly propellers which were causing a lot of vibration and making navigation difficult if not impossible.  So I replaced the housings on all the motors, meaning they've all got straight shafts now.  However definitely two, maybe three of the motors still vibrate pretty badly, and the propellers are wobbly.  Since the shaft is brand new, I'm assuming the problem comes from…

Blurry images

Posted on September 4, 2012 at 6:44pm 1 Comment

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…


Arducopter hexa test flight

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 7:07pm 3 Comments

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…


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