Laser Motor Balancing
May 20, 2012
May 20, 2012
May 17, 2012
Wow, it’s been an eventful week - lots of projects are now coming to the point where I can actually DO stuff with them, so now it’s a matter of prioritization. Of course, Diablo 3 was released this week which threw an additional spanner in the works.
May 8, 2012
I just got my new Hobbyking F-30 ESCs for the new quad I’m building. Now, I specifically picked these ESCs because they are a great candidate for using the SimonK ESC firmware on. This firmware is custom-written to be suitable for multicopters, and has far superior response characteristics to standard firmware. The F-30 has a few features which make it a good pick (I think) for this firmware;
April 26, 2012
April 23, 2012
As part of the new set of quadcopter parts I’ve ordered, I received my 3DR Radio 915MHz kit yesterday. This little beauty is about half the price of an equivalent XBee Pro, smaller and lighter, and also can inject signal strength data into the MAVlink telemetry packets. It’s also very, very new.
April 18, 2012
I finally got an ATmega2560, and therefore went and updated my Bus Pirate extensions to support memory paging on it. The fix wasn’t too extensive, just a matter of having some hardware on hand to test it.