AeroQuad Quadcopter, Initial setup and indoor tests (2011)

Finally had some time to continue working with the AeroQuad Quadcopter. Took me a couple of days to have it ready for outdoor flying tests. The initial setup and tests consisted of: Download and install the Arduino v1.0 SW on a Macintosh. Download the AeroQuad v2.5.1 Sketch and uncomment the right configuration parameters (Arduino Mega… Read More AeroQuad Quadcopter, Initial setup and indoor tests (2011)

Quadcopter, Construction (Arduino Aeroquad) (2011)

Arduino Quadcopter based on theĀ Open Source Aeroquad. The plan for this project is to add GPS based autnonomous navigation between waypoints for aerial photography and video. Components: Arduino Mega 2560 (ATMEGA2560 MicroProcessor) board. AeroQuad Shield v2.0.7 with a ULN2003 IC (Darlington Transistors to drive external LEDs), 5 SparkFun breakout boards: Level Converter (3.3V-5.0V), HMC5843 Triple… Read More Quadcopter, Construction (Arduino Aeroquad) (2011)