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Old Feb 11, 2013, 07:20 PM
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ArduPilot 2.5 - APM 2.5 or Arduflyer

Hi guys,

Before I order direct, does anyone have an Ardupilot 2.5 / Arduflyer (clone) + GPS board around? If so, please send me a PM.

Thanks!
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 07:42 PM
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Right now they have it for a ridiculously low price on rctimer, so you should probably buy it there.
http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo...2&productname=
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:07 PM
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Also, pay a little more and you can get it shipped from USA through a RCT dealer.

http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product

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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:13 PM
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UAVobjects is constantly going down...I haven't been able to access it.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:31 PM
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Hmm, I have never bought from them, just seen the owner on these boards.

I have bought from here, but just not the AF2.5 clone. THis may not actually be it, but appears to be another unbranded clone:
http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/fli...flyer-2-5.html
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 09:42 PM
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what about this one, are they any good as a FC goes , and are they hard to set up ?
Thanks G http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product
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UOTE=G-unit;24108371]what about this one, are they any good as a FC goes , and are they hard to set up ?
Thanks G http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product[/QUOTE]

That is the same board as rctimer sells . He gets them from rctimer in bulk. You should buy from him because then you have customer service in the USA. It is a clone of the apm2.5 and completely compatible with the software. Be prepared to solder the pins in place some people mess this up if they don't have basic soldering skills.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:04 PM
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Also, pay a little more and you can get it shipped from USA through a RCT dealer.

http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product

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http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product
They are back ordered right now
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:25 PM
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UOTE=G-unit;24108371]what about this one, are they any good as a FC goes , and are they hard to set up ?
Thanks G http://www.uavobjects.com/index.php?...roller=product
That is the same board as rctimer sells . He gets them from rctimer in bulk. You should buy from him because then you have customer service in the USA. It is a clone of the apm2.5 and completely compatible with the software. Be prepared to solder the pins in place some people mess this up if they don't have basic soldering skills.[/QUOTE]

So this si a good FC?? and is it hard to set up, soldering is no big deal how hard is the software to use?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:36 PM
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Am I the only one who is stunned at the level of technology available to any and everyone for such tiny prices? This must be some kind of golden age of personal...what...? Hobby aviation? Spyware? Home movies? Amateur mad scientists? This kind of gear couldn't be had without tapping into a country's military budget ....day before yesterday.
People say there is no freedom left in the USA, but I just don't get it. I've got more computing power in my home office than went to the moon--heck, I've got it in my (smart phone-d) back pocket. Don't mean to sound political at all, but this a great time to be a home experimenter and one hell of a great country.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:40 PM
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Software and setup

The ardupilot Mega is well developed and supported. I am not near my computer or I would give you the link. Look up the wiki for apm and download mission planner which is what you will use for setup and tuning of your machine. The best performing and easiest board to set up is the open pilot cc3d however it does not yet have GPS so it will not loiter or return home.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 10:45 PM
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The ardupilot Mega is well developed and supported. I am not near my computer or I would give you the link. Look up the wiki for apm and download mission planner which is what you will use for setup and tuning of your machine. The best performing and easiest board to set up is the open pilot cc3d however it does not yet have GPS so it will not loiter or return home.
OK i will look at it, is it any harder to setup then MK ? , i have set up a bunch of them, I was just wondering..
Thanks for the help. and if u do find the link can u post it please.
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Thanks guys...it seems like no one has an extra board. They're awesome by the way. This would be my second one. My first one is an RCtimer one, the Arduflyer, which I'm using to do FPV with my quad. Now I want it on a plane.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:13 AM
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Pulled the trigger on a board from RCtimer. Thanks!
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