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FPV Racing Drone Reccomendation

I'm looking for an FPV racing drone that has a sturdy frame and comes with everything I need (except VR goggles if it links with your phone). I also don't have a soldering iron so I won't be able to ...
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Miniature receiver and transmitter for remotely controlled drone/helicopter

I am trying to search for miniature receiver and transmitter for custom made drone/helicopter. I have no special requirements outside of a size. Sure, the size doesn't matter that much in the remote ...
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An opensource alternative to Mavic Mini

I'm looking for a drone that has the following features: Weighs less than 250 grams (to avoid the legal obstacles for use); Can resist wind up to 8 m/s; Can use GPS and barometer to maintain its ...
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Best iPad Tablet Model For DJI Drone Apps

From the first smartphones, I've always been an Android user, and have never owned a iOS based device. Every time I find myself trying to operate some function with someone's iPhone, it isn't pretty. ...
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Small drone recomendation

I'm looking for tiny drone for taking some pictures/video while traveling. At least image quality should be pretty decent. 720 for video would be fine. Flying time of couple of minutes will be fine. ...
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Are there gamepad compatible drones which are able to record high-quality video or carry weight of camera?

There is Ryzen Tello, which can be controlled by gamepad + smartphone, but on their FAQ page they said that they support only Gamestir controllers and video quality is not very good (though I've seen ...
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Cheap programmable drone, for use in the UK

I am looking for a cheap, programmable drone, for use in UK, to use in a Minimal Viable Product for a system that will later use more highly spec’ed drones. • Needs to accept a programmed flight ...
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Drone and sensor recommendations for analyzing tree coverage

I have been tasked with implementing a project using Drones. The project tries to analyze the distribution of Cocoa trees in the landscape in respect to other tress. One of the main challenges is the ...
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How to supply jetson tx2 with dji matrice 100 battery?

I want to put my jetson tx2 dev kit on the drone but i don't know how to supply the jetson using drone's battery. I think i need a dc/dc regulator (converter) cause the jetson require at most 19.6V, ...
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Drone which lifts an iPhone in the air

Part of a project I want to scan the GSM signal on a specific surface with an iPhone (specifically iPhone SE). I consider that a drone could do that. What would be the best drone for this operation: ...
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Aerial drone with maximal flight time

Most aerial drones on the consumer market seem to have painfully limited flying time. What's the maximum on the consumer / developer market? Obviously, military drones have extraordinary capacities, ...
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How to get best wifi range out of a smartphone in a portable way?

I got a small drone that is controllable over wifi - the drone acts as accesspoint, an app on the phone connects to it over the phone's wifi. And expectably, the drone's AP is short range, the phone'...
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Programmable quadcopter drones

Building on the previous project of autonomic robot cars, controlled by a Raspberry Pi + BrickPi, delivering packages, we want to use (indoor) quadcopter drones for similar purposes. Since this ...
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Indoor drone with an automatic docking/charging procedure

I want a good indoor drone that also has a docking station at which it gets charged. Ideally it would have this part automated with sensors so you could tell it to land when it's hovering over the ...
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“Training” drones

I am looking to get a small drone - possibly quad copter style, but open to other recommendations. The thing is, I've never owned or flown such a machine and would like something small and cheap for "...