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should I buy this drone?

I am a beginner and wanted to buy myself a little drone kit to learn to program it. I was thinking about a raspberry pi 4b and pixhawk drone, but I don't know what to buy. I saw this thing on amazon, ...
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How to connect Matek H743 FC to Raspberry Pi 4

I am using INAV firmware with Matek H743 FC. I want to connect FC to Raspberry Pi and read data from lidar/optical flow and GPS sensors. Culd you please provide me with documentation ? I dont know ...
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Can a flying drone get powered with solar energy?

I'm currently trying to decide what kind of drone I create for my Phd and I want to ask about solar-powered-drones. I want to use a raspberry pi to create a drone controlled remotely using lte, and my ...
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can I use PiSBUS with python

is it possible to use PiSBUS library with python? I know you can use it programming with Arduino IDE or something similar, but is it possible to use it with a Raspberry Pi and python? Link to the ...
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Raspberry pi controlled drone: using raspberry pi as a receiver

I build a drone very similar to the Rotor Riot Cinewhoop, I want to use a Raspberry Pi zero to make the drone fly autonomously. I think that the best idea is to use the Raspberry Pi as a receiver, and ...
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How to use odometry provided by external Raspberry Pi device on Matek F405-WMN with Ardupilot?

I build device based on raspberry pi that calculates odometry for navigation without GPS. Now I want to test it in real conditions on drone. How can I do it in Ardupilot? RPi calculates current ...
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Using a raspberry pi 4 for motor control

I am fairly new to electronics and am trying to build a drone from scratch as a hobby project. I want a setup where I can control all the motors individually through the software. Through some ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 between flight controller and receiver

I have TBS Crossfire Micro TX, Nano RX and Raspberry Pi 4, I haven't bought a flight controller yet because I have a problem: Until the drone receives a special command from the transmitter - I ...
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Looking for a drone with Microcontroller

I am looking for a drone with a microcontroller, that I can access (preferably Raspberry PI). In my research, I found plenty of drones with an API (for example DJI Tello), but I could not find one, ...
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How to power a Companion Computer using the Holybro Pixhawk 4 Power Module (PM07)?

As the title says, I would like to power a companion computer (Raspberry Pi 3B in my case) using the PM07 Power Distribution Module: Power Module The Raspberry Pi should be powered via USB cable. ...
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Which setup for tilting rotor quadcopter?

I'd like to build a quadcopter with rotors that can tilt to increase the drone's flexibility. So far, I have only used a KK 2.1 board as a flight controller which doesn't really have this capability ...
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Brushless Motor not spinning when controlling with Raspberry Pi, PWM and ESC

I'm currently working on a drone which is controlled by a Raspberry Pi. I try to control the motors by using PWM on the connected ESCs, which is described in many guides and forums. For that I use the ...
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Connecting 2 Pixhawks to 1 Raspberry Pi

I want to connect my Raspberry pi 4 to two Pixhawks such that when I'm using one other will be in sleep mode. One way of doing it is by assigning address to an individual and then switching. But I'm ...
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Remote controll via Mavlink with iNAV 3.0?

I'm not that familiar with Mavlink, but try to find a way to controll my FC Omnibus F4 nano v5 via a serial connection to a RPI (which is itself connect to a wifi). Using mavproxy, I'm able to ...
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Can a 45C 11.1V 4500mah battery damage a 30A esc if a motor draws less amps?

I am really new to this, I am planning to build my own tricopter drone which can be controlled via raspberry pi using wifi and use Arduino as a flight controller to communicate via USB. I am ...
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Drone with SDR for HF antenna field strength measurements, I need a Raspberry Pi based drone kit that I can just buy

I have very little time until I get to the USA to buy the material to put together a drone which I want to use to measure antenna gain patterns for HF radio. Example, a 20m band half-wavelength dipole ...
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Eliminate effect of Vibrations on IMU

I am testing pitch orientation correction of Quadcopter and ended up in a issue. I have a test setup with one degree of freedom to test orientation correction. I have fixed the drone to the setup and ...
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Connect mavlink (on RPi) with QGroundControl

I am trying to connect Mavlink (installed on RPi) with QGroundControl via 3DR Radio Telemetry as to transmit telemetry data from RPi without dependency of Ardupilot/Px4 flightcontrollers. I want to ...
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