August 2010 archive

Aug 22

Teensy++ shiled + sensors completed

Below is WMP+

I managed to get some time (steal) from this rainy(cleaning, dusting, vacuum-cleaning) to get the Teensy++ shield and sensors as 1 unit… Here are the result… 5pins on right side (single row) are headers to connect RX 6pins on left side (double row) are headers to ESC’s and servo/aux 4pins are from VRM to WMP+ …

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Aug 21

Tricopter by water fall – slow motion

I set the camera to Slow motion and flew at another location a few Km’s up-streams… Here is the result.

Aug 20

Tricopter at a water fall

I flew over a local water fall to record some parts of it…

Aug 19

Teensy++ shield

Almost finished

UPDATE The Teensy++shield is now finished with all headers and connectors that I need at the moment. When I get an barometer and a GPS I can easily add required headers. Now I have been calibrating the sensors and will mount everything on my current Tricopter sometime during following week. I am working on a …

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Aug 12

Teensy++ and sensors

I think I got the Teensy++board running with the sensors from the Wiimote Plus and the nunchuck I do have plans for an LCD for debugging and configuration and I tried to connect 2 LCD displays but ran out of luck…don’t know why it didn’t work out. The joystick and the 2 buttons from the …

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Aug 06

Flying ants…

I hate when ants have their breeding season. they are all over the place… Some fun flying the Tricopter at my local RC field

Aug 06

Kalmar FF Arena

I flew around the construction site at Kalmar FF Arena Here is a few clips from 3 flights…

Aug 05


I ordered a Teensy USB Development Board This is like an Arduino clone with a twist… The Teensy is a complete USB-based microcontoller development system, in a very small footprint! All programming is done via the USB port. No special programmer is needed, only a standard “Mini-B” USB cable and a PC or Macintosh with …

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Aug 02

Assisted flight


I have mad my decision. I will use BaronPilot to control my new vessel which is going to be a Quadrocopter. (four motors in + or X configurations) BaronPilot is powered by Arduino Nano or Teensy++ boards and I choose the Teensy++ as it is much cheaper and has more features like more memory and …

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