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Old Jun 09, 2014, 07:58 AM
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Witespy "mini" ReadyToFlyer 2.6 for APM

The new "mini" ReadyToFlyer 2.6 will fit in places that other APM controllers can not. Use the power of APM on smaller MRCs or narrow fueslages.

Features:
  • APM firmware and ground station
  • 8-CH output and 8-CH input
  • ports for external GPS, compass, telemetry system and Power module
  • 12-CH function interface
  • Size: 35*35mm
Included:
  • 1x Motor cable
  • 1x Radio cable
  • 1x Gps cable
Options:
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Old Jun 09, 2014, 07:59 AM
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PPM Sum:mini APM to PM Cable:
  • I needed to make a cable to go from the Power Module to the mini APM because they are different connectors.
  • Pictures of the PM setup
    Mini / PM
  • 6 GND 1
  • 5 GND 2
  • 2 .Cm. 3
  • 1 .Vm. 4
  • 4 ..5v.. 5
  • 3 ..5v.. 6
GPS/Compass Orientation:

Witespy GPS/Compass modules can be use for for either APM or Multiwii. For APM, the dot on the 5883 MAG chip goes in the upper right corner. For Multiwii, the dot goes in the lower left corner.

The image below shows the correct forward orientation for the mini GPS/Compass module (35x35mm) for APM.
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Old Jun 09, 2014, 11:44 PM
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just flashed my op revo with apm, working good. I will try this one soon...
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Old Jun 10, 2014, 01:24 PM
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subscribed ...Very interesting.....What does it weigh ?
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Old Jun 10, 2014, 02:31 PM
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I'm not sure but I'll weigh it when mine arrives.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 08:42 PM
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Now he just needs to come up with a gps & compass combo that is the same size and bolt pattern as this board and we'll have a winner for minis.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 09:26 PM
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that is actually in progress.

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Old Jun 12, 2014, 06:23 AM
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Hmm, Wonder how long before it is released as I would order a setup for sure.
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Old Jun 13, 2014, 09:02 PM
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Now he just needs to come up with a gps & compass combo that is the same size and bolt pattern as this board and we'll have a winner for minis.
Already available...
http://www.goodluckbuy.com/miniapm-v...lticopter.html
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Old Jun 13, 2014, 09:30 PM
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if only you trust goodluckbuy.
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Old Jun 13, 2014, 10:11 PM
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I've bought a couple things from them with no problems at all and they ship pretty fast, only took 14 days for my APM to arrive.
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Old Jun 14, 2014, 07:09 AM
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That's a cute little 35x35mm GPS/Compass unit. I'll assume that Paul is getting a similar unit but I haven't seen it yet.
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Old Jun 14, 2014, 07:19 PM
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Come on Paul, Hurry and get a setup like that for sale as I need one.
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Old Jun 14, 2014, 08:13 PM
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http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/fli...d-compass.html

maybe?
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