Recent content by TeamYankee

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    Drone visual avoidance system

    Just saw this on the BBC (UK) news site.. MIT drone knows how to swerve to avoid crashes - BBC News Impressive...
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    p 2 height

    Technically, the correct answer is: "It goes all the way up until you can't see it any more and the battery runs out. Then it comes down in some random spot at high speed." There! Said it...
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    Flight concerns

    I doubt it..
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    Information on wiring Banggood gimbal on Phantom 2?

    The ribbon cable for the zenmuse connects back into the zenmuse gimbal control circuit. The aliexpress gimbal has its own controller all you need is power and a tilt control back to F2 on the p2 flight controller. There are various YouTube bids about it.
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    Almost brand new Phantom 2 v2 crash - motor stopped mid-flight

    You are correct... they are NOT 100% safe... they never will be. It's not made to standard aircraft safety specs.. so it's going to crash, either due to hardware failure or operator error. It's just a matter of when... so fly it like it's made of egg shells and that the battery is full of...
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    Almost brand new Phantom 2 v2 crash - motor stopped mid-flight

    Yes..I would go back to your dealer for a warranty replacement or repair. At least you have some video to back you up.
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    new yuneec quad with 4k

    Can someone post a size comparison between the DJI Phantom series and this one? Never mind: I'm sold! Very slick...
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    Gimbles

    There are a few of them out there... 2 types, 2 axis without left and right stability and 3 axis. Here's an example of t a 3 axis gimbal: 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Camera Mount with 32bit Storm32 Controller for Gopro 3 4 FPV Black £47.78 Free Shipping @GoodLuckBuy.com They are not plug and...
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    Just crashed my brand-new Phantom 2

    Flying with the GoPro wifi is like flying with your own personal radio jammer on board...
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    Recommended Phantom 2 after-market batteries?

    Check out Limefuel.. they have a good rep and do the 6000mah battery unit.
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    Accessories needed (& recommended) for BP RC801 to use with Phantom 3 Pro?

    Hi there, The ipad only communicates a short distance to the radio controller... that does the "heavy lifting" out to 2 Kms and more..
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    Does return to home works on ATTI mode?

    Generally yes.. RTH works in ATTI mode. but it depends on your configuration and whether you have a GPS signal or not at the time of the RTH event.
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    Accessories needed (& recommended) for BP RC801 to use with Phantom 3 Pro?

    You are better off posting your question here: Pro/Adv Discussion | DJI Phantom Forum They have much more experience on the Phantom 3 model and which tablet to use.. the Nvidia Shield and the Ipad 2 are ones to start with. cheap tablets can't process the video feed quick enough and the result...