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An electronic component found in Flight Controllers and some other components which detects any pitch, roll, or yaw movement.

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multiwii drone highly unstable

i built a drone using multiwii 2.4 following are the components arduino uno 1800 kv bldc motor 30 amp esc mpu6050 flysky fsi6 transmitter and reciever 10 inch propeller i uploaded the code and ...
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Drone tipping over when attempting to fly (possible accelerometer problem?)

This is my first time building a drone, so sorry if this is a stupid question or I use the wrong words. When I attempt to fly my drone, it immediately tips over (link to video here: https://youtu.be/...
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Why is the noise in my accelerometer more pronounced than the noise in my gyro?

I have a small quadcopter equipped with the MPU6050, which has a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope. It is able to sample the acceleration at 1 kHz and the angular velocities at 8 kHz. However, I ...
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What is the point of a dual-gyro setup for a FC?

When looking for a flight controller for a drone build, I have seen some FCs with dual-gyros. What is the purpose of having two gyros on a FC? (Are there any advantages or disadvantages)
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