Position hold + gimball fpv drone

By butcher51 on May 24, 2024

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Nothing new idea, I did this like years ago, but I thought it's time to revisit the hardware:

  • The gimball is not a servo based one, it's a new product from astro rc. ( More below )
  • 8s config from neutron rc, I testing it for a while, I'm very satisfied with it so far.
  • O3 air unit.
  • The frame is an old crocodole 7" which is a very bad one, rezonates like hell, so I've cut an extra plate above the arms so it much better now. Also it can take bottom mounted batteries.

The gimball has it's on software, it doesn't use pwm output from the fc, it get's the TX signal from the receiver. It has a configurator software where you can see the remote channels, so you can configure anything as you want. It requiers some resonance dumbing, that's why it sits on the rubber balls.

The gps is a hglrc m10, which drove me crazy, the default directon points to the left, but they doesn't mention it in the description...

I'm very happy with the result, I will use it for a parachute project/contest for kids, which is really awesome if you ask me :D

Video from outside:

On board:



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