Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
RichQ
User Rank
Author
Re: Tricopter
RichQ   7/1/2013 1:27:23 PM
NO RATINGS
Test equipment is good, but what do you do with the magnetic compass and accelerometer?

Michael Dunn
User Rank
Author
Re: Tricopter
Michael Dunn   7/1/2013 11:26:33 AM
NO RATINGS
I think what I'd like to work on with this board is some sort of multipurpose test equipment gizmo – a combination scope, generator, curve-tracer, component tester, DMM, etc.

Though I'll probably hook up a display and try coding a Game of Life first :-)

Michael Dunn
User Rank
Author
Re: Tricopter
Michael Dunn   7/1/2013 11:04:57 AM
NO RATINGS
I have a "copter" of some description, except the whole thing spins. There's the central little body, two wings (at 12:00 and 6:00 say), and two arms with small props (3:00 & 9:00), which thrust horizontally, not vertically. Hovering is...a challenge.

RichQ
User Rank
Author
Tricopter
RichQ   7/1/2013 10:56:08 AM
NO RATINGS
My first thought when I got one of those boards was to build a quadcopter, but then I decided that was too conventional, so I elected to build a tricopter. The three motor setup makes yaw control a challenge, as it is coupled with the other degrees of freedom, but that was to be part of the fun. Not gotten very far along, I'm sad to say.

Michael Dunn
User Rank
Author
Programming
Michael Dunn   7/1/2013 10:23:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Another nice thing about this board is the built-in USB programming/debug interface – no pod required. It's implemented by a second ARM MCU, a Cortex-M3!

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
5G LTE is on the way. These systems will require more ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
09:45
Watch as a web server authenticates or rejects a water ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
Watch as a web server authenticates or rejects a water ...
Protecting sensitive electronic circuitry from voltage ...
Power can be a gating factor in success or failure of ...
Get to market faster and connect your next product to the ...
00:44
See how microQSFP is setting a new standard for tomorrow’s ...
The LTC3649 step-down regulator combines key features of a ...
Once the base layer of a design has been taped out, making ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
The LTC2380-24 is a versatile 24-bit SAR ADC that combines ...
In this short video we show an LED light demo to ...
02:46
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult ...
07:41
LEDs are being used in current luxury model automotive ...
With design sizes expected to increase by 5X through 2020, ...
01:48
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...