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    I was under the impression that the Firefly 8s...

    I was under the impression that the Firefly 8s was capable of output in HD. I may just have to get comfortable with SD on the screen this year.
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    DIY Cable Line Camera sled and gimbal

    Ive started building a cable camera with gimbal. I want to use it at the Awana Pinewood derby race at my church in five weeks, to give live video to the crowd on a big screen TV. For those that...
  3. I did a little more digging into this. I took...

    I did a little more digging into this. I took the whole quad apart and tested each component as much as i now how. I have been using a linear 5v regulator because none of my ESCs have a BEC. I...
  4. I have a theory on whats going on here. I think...

    I have a theory on whats going on here. I think the buzzer must have a circuit that causes it to buzz if it hasn't received any input for 1 minute. Any thoughts?
  5. Hobbyking Discovery Buzzer CC3d Long Buzz

    I recently installed a Hobbyking discovery buzzer onto my ZMR250 running OpenPilot on a CC3d board (installed into the channel 5 output pin on the CC3D). The first 4 flights with the buzzer worked...
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    And at under $2 with free shipping, I cant see...

    And at under $2 with free shipping, I cant see any reason not to go this route.
  7. Yeah, the wind was a big factor and was very...

    Yeah, the wind was a big factor and was very strong, which is why I intended to fly the entire flight in manual mode. As I watched the plane slowly drift away in minimosd, the RTL throttle stayed...
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    Panel Mount SMA Terminal

    I am building a groundstation and I want to tuck the Vrx away permanently behind a panel in the lid of a pelican case. The idea is to run a cable from the SMA jack on the Vrx to a panel mount SMA...
  9. Pixhawk Setup Help Flight Log Included

    I finally found enough time to install pixhawk in my skyalker and tried to test it out. I have done all of the bench calibration for the board and APM. I was flying in an area where the wind blows...
  10. Thread: Regulators

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    The main reason I'm making one is because the...

    The main reason I'm making one is because the build part of the hobby has become as much fun as the fly part of the hobby to me. I'm learning more about electronics that I ever thought I could.
  11. Thread: Regulators

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    I know I'm reviving an old thread, but I'm always...

    I know I'm reviving an old thread, but I'm always searching before asking questions and this one has some really good information. I am learning how to build my own LC filters and regulators and I...
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    5v from a 4 cell lipo

    I know the subject of getting 12v from a 4 cell lipo has already been beat to death, but reading about building my own 12v linear regulator with an LC filter got me thinking about the UBEC I...
  13. Use Cat5 or Cat6 Cable to Extend GPS Module?

    I'm flying a skywalker and want to extend the GPS module that came with my pixhawk to the tail. Of course, the supplied cable isn't anywhere near long enough to reach.

    What are the pros and...
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    Awesome, Thanks for the response.

    Awesome, Thanks for the response.
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    Did I post this in the wrong forum, or maybe not...

    Did I post this in the wrong forum, or maybe not many pixhawk users here?
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    Pixhawk Ground Wire with Current Sensor

    I've searched trying to find the answer, but can't seem to find it spelled out. All the pixhawk documentation says to connect the ground from the ESC along with the signal from the ESC (I'm flying a...
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    I have thought about just putting an alarm on the...

    I have thought about just putting an alarm on the LiPo, but I would still like to have an alarm on the overall voltage as well. Running a lead acid and lipo at the same time kind of makes it...
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    The ImmersionRC Power Box looks great. It just...

    The ImmersionRC Power Box looks great. It just does more things than I need it to do. I already have a pyle video splitter, so I just can't justify buying a $50 Powerbox, just for the voltage...
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    Most of the alarms I'm finding say the alarm can...

    Most of the alarms I'm finding say the alarm can be set between 2.5 and 3.5 volts per cell. I would like to connect the alarm behind the UPS switch circuit and test the entire battery as if it were...
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    Ground Station Low Voltage Alarm

    I am planning a ground station. The main battery will be a 10ah sealed lead acid, and it will have a backup 3s lipo. I would like to setup a switch that will automatically switch to the lipo once...
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    Ground Station Switches

    I spent the last ten days reading the entire "Show your GS" thread and it's awesome. Where do you guys get your switches that you mount to the plates in the GS? Is there a list of switches that...
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    Taranis Failsafe problem solved: During my...

    Taranis Failsafe problem solved: During my setup, I had accidentally entered a custom failsafe on the tx model setup. I went into the tx and updated the channel inputs for a custom failsafe and now...
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    Thanks for all your help here. I don't have a...

    Thanks for all your help here. I don't have a flight controller. I haven't advanced to that point yet. I'll keep digging around to see if I can find anything. I hope this was the correct place to...
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    Is it possible that while I'm shutting down the...

    Is it possible that while I'm shutting down the tx to test the fail safe, that the taranis has a default mid throttle setting that it is sending to the rx the instant that the tx powers off?
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    Thanks for your quick response. Yes, I tested it...

    Thanks for your quick response. Yes, I tested it last week and it worked as expected. Even tonight when I was testing it on the bench without the prop installed, it would work fine after I went...
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