|Home Design & Engineering Building Testing Contact Links||3.1||
A few years ago I started with programming microcontrollers, something I always wanted to do since I finished school. In those days the entrance level was quiet high. You needed expensive equipment such as programmers, an oscilloscope...
Nowadays all these things have become very accessible and low cost. it is amazing how easy complicated things become with the new Integrated Circuits, low cost or even free development programs, and of course, the Internet where you can find virtually everything.
I started with buying a development kit that was promoted by Elektor. I bought some sensors like 3-axis accelerometer, gyroscope and compass. I was amazed about all the possibilities.
Soon enough I realized that I needed to identify an interesting project in which I could use all the technologies I was playing around with, otherwise it would become boring and I would lose interest.
Since I was always fascinated with everything that flies, I decided to build a “Quadcopter”. I have to admit that it has been a real challenge up to now.
A quadcopter is a kind of a helicopter with four horizontal propellers. The movement of This Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is controlled by controlling the speed of the 4 propeller. It is impossible to control the 4 propellers …..
Deze alinea heeft geen extra attribuut. De tekst wordt daardoor standaard tegen de linkermarge geplaatst. Als de afmeting van get vanster van de browser gewijzigd wodt, past de tekst zich vanzelf aan.
Deze tekst wordt daardoor tegen de rechtermarge geplaatst. Als de afmeting van get vanster van de browser gewijzigd wodt, past de tekst zich vanzelf aan.