Instructables: exploring - technology - quadcopter - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:18:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Arduino micro Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-micro-Quadcopter/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 17:14:44 PST
Quadcopter using Intel Galileo and Android App http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-using-Intel-Galileo-and-Android-App/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:27:59 PDT
NRF24 jr module for toy quadcopters http://www.instructables.com/id/NRF24-Jr-Module-for-Toy-Quadcopters/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:44:24 PST
How To Make A Drone - For Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Drone-for-Beginners/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 07:04:47 PDT
Cheap and Easy Micro Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Micro-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:58:27 PDT
FPV Racing drone [TIGHT BUILD For Dummies] http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-Racing-Drone-TIGHT-BUILD-for-Dummies/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 08:30:38 PDT
The Ultimate PVC Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-PVC-Quadcopter/
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:32:08 PDT
Design, Build and Improve a Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-and-Improve-a-Quadcopter/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:51:57 PDT
FIX A FRIED ESC! http://www.instructables.com/id/FIX-A-FRIED-ESC/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:42:22 PDT
How to: Long Range FPV Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-ToLong-Range-FPV-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 09:38:43 PDT
Flone 3.0 Drone Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flone-30/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:50:48 PDT
Easy to build 250 Quadcopter Drone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Built-250-Quadcopter-Drone/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:52:57 PDT
QAV250 Racing FPV Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/QAV250-Racing-FPV-Quadcopter/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:39:02 PST
Fastest and most agile cinema drone ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastest-and-Most-Agile-Cinema-Drone-Ever/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:48:36 PDT
The Pi Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pi-Quadcopter/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:10:10 PDT
Overview of Quadcopter Components / How to Select Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Overview-of-Quadcopter-Components-How-to-Select-Pa/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 07:09:09 PDT
Fix Your QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Drone/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:35:32 PST
How to Build the Fastest Quadcopter in 3 Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-Fastest-Quadcopter-in-3-Hours/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:43:42 PDT
A Guide to RC Basics and Where to Start (Building Your First RC Plane) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-to-RC-Basics-and-Where-to-Start-Building-Y/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:45:04 PST
DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Me-Drone-With-Camera-Arduino-Based/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:55:04 PDT
Flying DVD's Quadcopter DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-DVDs-Quadcopter-DIY/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:39:36 PDT
The Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HQ-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 05:25:04 PST
How to Fly an FPV Quadcopter With Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fly-an-FPV-Quadcopter-With-Goggles/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:33:01 PDT
Micro 105 FPV Quadcopter - 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-105-FPV-Quadcopter-3D-Printed/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 19:08:05 PDT
$5 Quadcopter Anti-Vibration, Torsion, Stabilizeation Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Drone-Stabilizer/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:55:23 PDT
How to design and 3D Print your very own quadcopter !! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-and-3D-Print-Your-Very-Own-Quadcopte/
How to design and 3D Print your very own quadcopter !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/MCN2/IN236N2H/F0GMCN2IN236N2H.SMALL.jpg tahitianrider Drones (quadcopters) are big fun, especially FPV ones ! I have a lot of them and always have fun flying. However they can easily cost a lot of $$ and break easily, plus they all look the same. I wanted to have a quadcopter that does not look like others, something unique ! something that I designed ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:41:37 PDT
Firefly - Printable racing drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefly-Printable-Racing-Drone/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 03:16:51 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Bluetooth controlled Quadcopter using MultiWii http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-Quadcopter-using-MultiWii/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:46:26 PDT
Build a Robotic Remote Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Remote-Controller/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:27:01 PDT
FPV Ground Stations - Simple guide and a basic overview of my GS build http://www.instructables.com/id/FPV-Ground-Stations-Simple-guide-and-a-basic-overv/
FPV Ground Stations - Simple guide and a basic overview of my GS build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/TD7U/HOVUA5F5/FOHTD7UHOVUA5F5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/TD7U/HOVUA5F5/FOHTD7UHOVUA5F5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/TD7U/HOVUA5F5/FOHTD7UHOVUA5F5.SMALL.jpg eben89 THANK YOU Its been 6 months since my last instructable. Thank you to the many people who liked and voted for my last one. Its because of you I have made time to write this FPV ground station instructable!!!!! WOOOOO. If you find this helps please click the like button :) Again if i get a good res...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 18:00:08 PST
Quadcopter using KK 2.15 Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-using-KK-21-Module/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:26:34 PDT
RC Paper Fighter Jet http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Paper-Fighter-Jet/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 13:00:43 PST
Control quadcopter from your phone in 30 minutes! [ESP8266 + A7105 + Blynk App for iOS/Android] http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-quadcopter-from-your-phone-in-20-minutes-E/
Control quadcopter from your phone in 30 minutes! [ESP8266 + A7105 + Blynk App for iOS/Android] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1ZRX/ICHHQNAE/FEO1ZRXICHHQNAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1ZRX/ICHHQNAE/FEO1ZRXICHHQNAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1ZRX/ICHHQNAE/FEO1ZRXICHHQNAE.SMALL.jpg vshymanskyy I was dreaming about making this kind of project for quite some time. But the complexity of phone integration was frightening me. And it would be hard to reuse the work for my future ideas.Now this became super-easy with Blynk :)So I spent 1 evening and got it working. I hope this will be interestin...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:01:46 PDT
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
Sub Centimeter GPS With RTKLIB http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Centimeter-GPS-With-RTKLIB/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:18:47 PST
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-GUIDE-TO-MAKE-a-QUADCOPTER/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 21:58:46 PST
How to Build a Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Quadcopter/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:28:47 PST
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
Build a HK X650F quadcopter for GoPro style video and photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-HK-X650F-quadcopter-for-GoPro-style-video-/
Build a HK X650F quadcopter for GoPro style video and photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IQVC/II1ZLQQJ/FG0IQVCII1ZLQQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IQVC/II1ZLQQJ/FG0IQVCII1ZLQQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/IQVC/II1ZLQQJ/FG0IQVCII1ZLQQJ.SMALL.jpg rdvorský This is my first attempt at an instructable, so please be forgiving. Also, English is not my native language, so I will try to keep it as simple as possible. If you find some errors or incorrect information, please comment, I will try to fix it. Thank you.Please check my second instructable on addin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 04:43:09 PST
250 Class FPV Drone Under $350 http://www.instructables.com/id/250-Class-FPV-Drone-Under-350/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 18:59:54 PDT
The Drone Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drone-Pi/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:48:00 PDT
How To Build A Racing Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Racing-Quadcopter/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:57:00 PDT
PaperQuad DIY Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/PaperQuad-DIY-Quadcopter-Background/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 10:59:00 PDT
Building a DIY Quadcopter: A Complete Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-DIY-Quadcopter-A-Complete-Beginners-Gui/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Build a High Performance FPV Camera Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-High-Performance-FPV-Camera-Quadcopter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:43:04 PDT
Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Ultimate-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:15:37 PST
DIY Battery Pack for FPV (recycling 18650 cells from a laptop) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack-for-Quadcopter-recycling-18650-ce/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:39:27 PDT
DIY Quadcopter From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quadcopter-From-Scratch/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:03:04 PDT
3D Printed & Carbon Fiber QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Carbon-Fiber-QuadCopter/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 05:27:18 PDT