Nikola Rabchevsky
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Looking for an IMU for UGVs

Started Sep 20, 2016 0 Replies

Does anyone know of a commercial IMU specifically designed for use in UGVs with electric motors?  I'm looking for a product that can take into account the transient magnetic fields and that doesn't…Continue

Disabling the RF output?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Rogers Jun 14, 2016. 2 Replies

Here's an unusual question: Is it possible to disable the radio?I've got a device that's got a radio soldered on to it so it's not possible to unplug it.  But I'm not using the radio so I'd like to…Continue

Types of wire insulation

Started Feb 12, 2016 0 Replies

I decided to throw this out there hoping some folks would have good information on the subject of wire insulation types.I'm regularly frustrated by PVC insulation that is A) stiff, B) nicks really…Continue

Enabling GLONASS in a uBlox 7P device?

Started Aug 17, 2015 0 Replies

UBlox says that theit 7P device supports GLONASS.  I purchased one from CSGShop.  The trouble is that I can't figure out how to enable it.  I'm using the latest u-center software v8.17 and trying to…Continue

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Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Isabella Domi's blog post Search and Rescue Smart Drone Project
"Talk to NASAR.  Also talk to Prof. David Lovelock at ASU.  http://math.arizona.edu/~dsl/casie/casie.htm ; You can optimize your search areas using lost person behavior statistics."
Feb 19
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on earthpatrol's blog post Was it Live or was it Memorex?
"If you're into UAVs like we are, then you think this tech demo is cool.  But the fact is that there wasn't anything on screen that couldn't have been done in CG for peanuts.  Somebody needs to come up with a application for…"
Feb 7
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Matthew Rochford's blog post Safe Flying - Top 5 Insurance Tips for Drone Owners
"IMHO, the insurance companies are milking it hard.  I've gotten quotes that are in the five figure range.  Totally ridiculous."
Feb 2
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Emlid's blog post Emlid Reach RS: field-ready RTK GNSS receiver for only $699
"I'm guessing that this is based on uBlox hardware.  If so, is it compatible with the M8P devices?  What I'd like to be able to do is pass the RTCM3 messages over my own network to a rover with M8P hardware in it rather than use a…"
Jan 30
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"To date, nobody has explained to my satisfaction where all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 search & rescue falls as far as the FAA is concerned.  In this video, they talk about commercial vs. hobby and say that if you are benefiting…"
Jan 27
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Collette Gregory's blog post Velodyne $50 U.S "Breakthrough" Solid State Lidar
"Yeah, ok, high-volume probably means 100,000.  There's another company working on this type of tech and those were the numbers.  This stuff is being built for the automotive industry so it will be a few years before the DIY community…"
Dec 14, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Ivan Stamatovski's blog post Easy Aerial partners with Mouser to deliver autonomous SAR solution
"*sigh* When are engineers going to realize that internet access isn't available everywhere?"
Nov 25, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Congrats to the Aerotenna team for winning sense and avoid competition!
"Any idea how large the objects being sensed have to be?"
Nov 12, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Disney bringing Intel Shooting Stars "drone fireworks" to its parks
"The sound is kinda creepy but it shows that Hollywood sound effects people have their limits."
Nov 8, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Hongshu Qian's blog post Introducing a Small and Affordable Radar Sensor for Collision Avoidance
"Judging by this:https://aerotenna.readme.io/docs/data-formatIt would appear that you sample each antenna and decide what to do with the results. But knowing the FOV of a given antenna is pretty important.  Are there any blind spots between…"
Nov 5, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Joe Renteria's blog post Monocopter Concept
"I would think takeoff and landing would be a challenge."
Oct 16, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post From Hackaday: A history of drones
""Science historian James Burke had a TV wonderful show in the early 90s"Uh, not quite.  The original aired in the 70s and is much more informative than the later series."
Sep 27, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Demo of Pozyx non-GPS (ultrawideband) positioning system
"There seems to be a significant latency with this."
Sep 23, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky posted a discussion

Looking for an IMU for UGVs

Does anyone know of a commercial IMU specifically designed for use in UGVs with electric motors?  I'm looking for a product that can take into account the transient magnetic fields and that doesn't use GPS to aid the heading solution.See More
Sep 20, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on DROTEK's blog post TINY RTK : The world smallest precision GPS ... and the cheapest
"@Olivier WIth regards to battery life, I'm thinking of the Solo with it's stock GPS taking a lot longer than it should to get an initial fix.  As for update rate, if your movements are slow and smooth, the INS code can make decent…"
Sep 15, 2016
Nikola Rabchevsky commented on DROTEK's blog post TINY RTK : The world smallest precision GPS ... and the cheapest
"Having played with the developer kit for a few months, I can tell you that this is a pretty cool product.  The correction messages could easily be encapsulated in other wireless protocols (I've done it) so secondary radio links aren't…"
Sep 14, 2016

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