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Posted by kinderkram | May 12, 2012 @ 04:00 AM | 31,091 Views
Since you have to scroll a lot to see my different blogs (build logs and tutorials) here's an overview for easier access:

FLYDUINO CARBON COPTER [ based on parts from ]

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Posted by kinderkram | Nov 03, 2010 @ 04:36 PM | 467,187 Views
Welcome to my second build log!

After finishing the ArduCopter Build Log I decided to go for something real cheap.
I came across the MultiWii project coded by Alexinparis and supported by a huge number of subscribers who experimented with gyros and accelerometers from Wii Motion Plus and Nunchuck clones.

My aim was to build a complete copter for the price of a GAUI344 brain (210$) or the ArduCopter APM/IMU combo (220$). Here's what came out:

The image shows a previous frame which I used to test the components. See my new frame for AP/AV below.

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Posted by kinderkram | Oct 04, 2010 @ 09:45 AM | 81,306 Views
Download the current version of TortoiseSVN (17MB):

Start the installer. Follow the instructions of the setup.

When done create a new folder. Name it something like "ArduCopter" (The example is simply using "New Folder" - name it at will).

Right click on that folder and select "SVN Checkout".

Put in this path to the trunk:

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Posted by kinderkram | Aug 03, 2010 @ 03:02 PM | 709,735 Views
The original ArduCopter is a project of the DIY drones team.

The original ArduCopter has gone commercially now...

Meanwhile a very international and very active community used this blog to fill the gaps in the "original" project.

NOTE: The further development of the "official" Arducopter NG code was taken over by the Pirates!
ArduPirates are now teaming up and joining forces with the Arducopter Team.

Read DIYDrones founder Chris Anderson's blog announcement here:

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