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Old Sep 08, 2011, 08:18 PM
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CopterControl vs MultiWii/Quadrino/etc Thoughts?

Hey all,

So I'm a happy owner of a witespy quad but have been seeing a lot of buzz around CopterControl lately and wanted to gather thoughts on what are the pros and cons of each. I ordered a CC board today but now I'm having second thoughts as I realize it does not have a mag/baro.

Anyone who is knowledgeable know the main differences and benefits of each? My main goals are nice steady FPV flight with my GoPro.

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Old Sep 08, 2011, 08:20 PM
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Why would you need anything more than gyros for FPV flight?
Anyway, definitely CC - modern platform, excellent software, great autolevel, etc. You can't go wrong.
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Old Sep 08, 2011, 08:38 PM
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That's true, not sure why i'd need the mag and baro. I'm just learning here and I guess the very good autolevel is important. I love the software on that CC for sure. Unfortunately it looks like upgrading to a more impressive Pro platform with GPS etc in the future won't be possible.
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Old Sep 08, 2011, 09:05 PM
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While looking through the OpenPilot website, I did notice that a mag/baro board is available and connects to the FlexiPort. Could not find ordering details though.

As I now have a CC board for the next build, and a pair of QuadRino boards that are flying, I'm wondering if we're not approaching a point where either will perform well. Certainly in some circumstances one may be better, but perhaps for the most part, either board will perform well.

I originally started flying a quad with the Fyetech FY90Q, but could never get really comfortable with it. With the QuadRino (both with mag/baro), I've got these setup just the way I want (and running 2 different firmware versions). I'm sure the CC board will provide the same.

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Hey all,

So I'm a happy owner of a witespy quad but have been seeing a lot of buzz around CopterControl lately and wanted to gather thoughts on what are the pros and cons of each. I ordered a CC board today but now I'm having second thoughts as I realize it does not have a mag/baro.

Anyone who is knowledgeable know the main differences and benefits of each? My main goals are nice steady FPV flight with my GoPro.

Cheers
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Old Sep 08, 2011, 09:24 PM
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Second thoughts? When it arrives, sell it and make a profit

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Hey all,

So I'm a happy owner of a witespy quad but have been seeing a lot of buzz around CopterControl lately and wanted to gather thoughts on what are the pros and cons of each. I ordered a CC board today but now I'm having second thoughts as I realize it does not have a mag/baro.

Anyone who is knowledgeable know the main differences and benefits of each? My main goals are nice steady FPV flight with my GoPro.

Cheers
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Old Sep 09, 2011, 12:04 AM
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Just got my CC board from Rusty at AGL. This thing is tiny. It's going in my Home Depot PVC "special" for some FPV action
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