Category: Hardware

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Sensor Readings (Video)

Below is a short screen capture of the Remote Control app with sensor readings that I just incorporated into the app. BNO055 seems to be working great. Behind the scenes I’m holding the copter...

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One Step Closer

IMU finally arrived a couple of days ago. I didn’t have a lot of time to work with it, but I have successfully soldered the connectors on, wired everything up and ran a simple...

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First Wire Up and Motor Spin

I know it looks like a big ball of wires, but I wanted to hook everything up and see if I can: 1. Spin all the motors up from Python. 2. Power Raspberry Pi...

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IMU

I was thinking of using Raspberry Pi Sense HAT as my IMU. Unfortunately, it’s on a backorder and now being delayed for another two weeks. Since I’m impatient, I started looking for an alternative....

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First Parts are In

Received the first batch of parts for my drone today. Assembled the frame and attached motors. I think the frame is a bit too small for the battery and all of the electronics to...

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Parts

Because I’ve never built anything like this before, I had to do quite a bit of research to figure out what components I need to buy. There are endless options and matching everything with...