Instructables: exploring - technology - quadcopter - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:42:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-sport-X-copter-frame-design-for-strength-/
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SMALL.jpg chrisayad This all-Aluminum X copter is strong, light, and easiest to repair of all the frames. Because the pieces are made of flat aluminum, even if you crash it really hard, it just gets bent, you can flatten it back out with a hammer. It reduces waste because you are not replacing major parts every time yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:09:37 PDT
The Ultimate DIY Guide to Quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-DIY-Guide-for-Quadcopters-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:55:13 PDT
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-HACK-Universal-Prop-guard-for-any-frame/
Quadcopter HACK! [Design and print your Propeller Guard] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/OO48/HVGXI79M/F2KOO48HVGXI79M.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Today I will be showing something very interesting especially for those who love flying their quadcopters and doing aerial photography.THE 3D PRINTED PROP GUARD!......Can also be laser cut So What is a prop guard??A Prop guard is something very innovative in a way it protects your quadcopter or your...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 21:02:51 PDT
DIY Camera Gimbal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Gimbal/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 02:36:46 PDT
A compact, Arduino altimeter for RC Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Altimeter-A-compact-Arduino-altimeter/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:43:56 PDT
Brushless Gimbal with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Brushless-Gimbal-with-Arduino/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 20:52:25 PDT
Quadcopter data visualization with Plotly http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-data-visualization-with-Plotly/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:02:55 PDT
A SK450 Dead Cat Quadcopter to Call Your Own http://www.instructables.com/id/A-SK450-Dead-Cat-Quadcopter-to-Call-Your-Own/
A SK450 Dead Cat Quadcopter to Call Your Own - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/2AQR/HUHT1ONZ/F0S2AQRHUHT1ONZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/2AQR/HUHT1ONZ/F0S2AQRHUHT1ONZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/2AQR/HUHT1ONZ/F0S2AQRHUHT1ONZ.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz Before we get started, I just want to take the first sentence of this Instructable to let you know that there are no dead cats involved in making the quadcopter described in the forthcoming steps. The reason the title of this Instructable contains the "SK450 Dead Cat" bit is because that is the name...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 08:17:54 PDT
Quadcopter MultiWii Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-MultiWii-Pro/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:43:50 PDT
Introduction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cheap-quadcopter/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:11:28 PST
Indestructible Drones For Dummies The key to Real stable flights http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-STABLE-MULTI-ROTOR-SETUPBUILD-GUIDE-FOR-Begi/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:32:42 PST
Sturdy Quadcopter Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Quadcopter-Build/
Sturdy Quadcopter Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/SBT5/HKUD42B4/FDFSBT5HKUD42B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/SBT5/HKUD42B4/FDFSBT5HKUD42B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/SBT5/HKUD42B4/FDFSBT5HKUD42B4.SMALL.jpg Chris_Schroeder This is my first instructables that I decided to post. I was obsessed by these amazing flying machines for quite a while until I ended up coming across some fantastic How-To guides on YouTube that made me realize building a Quad wasn't as hard as it sounded. After many days of in depth research and ...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:12:30 PDT
DIY (Drone It Yourself) Kit v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drone-It-Yourself-Kit-v10/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 14:30:38 PDT
Laser Cut MultiWii based quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-MultiWii-based-quadcopter/
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 22:14:15 PDT
Cheap, Sturdy, 1-Hour Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Sturdy-1-Hour-Quadcopter/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 21:18:35 PDT
Canon Remote Shutter for R/C http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-Remote-Shutter-for-RC/
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Fri, 24 May 2013 07:28:38 PDT
Autonomous, Cardboard, Rasberry Pi Controlled QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Autonomous-Cardboard-Rasberry-Pi-Controlled-Quad/
Autonomous, Cardboard, Rasberry Pi Controlled QuadCopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/OAKF/HAIK2LBR/F42OAKFHAIK2LBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/OAKF/HAIK2LBR/F42OAKFHAIK2LBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/OAKF/HAIK2LBR/F42OAKFHAIK2LBR.SMALL.jpg kayak0806 This is an autonomous cardboard quadcopter driven by a Raspberry Pi. It is capable of wireless communication as well as well as real time image processing via camera. This quadcopter was built by 4 sophomores at Olin College of engineering for a class called Principles of Engineering. For more info...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 22:24:33 PST
The Complete Guide to RC Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Complete-Guide-to-RC-Electronics/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 21:10:18 PDT
Picopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Picopter/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:56:30 PST
RC Quadrotor Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Quadrotor-Helicopter/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 20:41:55 PDT