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Other UAVs

With so many different ways to fly, the category of "other UAvs" includes aircraft with other ways of moving through the air.

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  • Avitron V2.0 R/C Ornithopter
    This Did Not Work
    Review by Angela
    I purchased this for my 9 year old sons birthday. It did not work at all. We could not charge it the bird did not fly.

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    We are sorry to hear that you are having issues with this product. We have very few problems with this product and customers are usually very happy.

    We can certainly exchange the product under warranty free of charge if it is defective and you would like to try this product again. Or we can send you a return label for the return of this product for refund. We do stand by the products that we sell and will do everything possible for you to receive a functioning product in a timely manner.
    (Posted on 5/2/14)
  • Avitron V2.0 R/C Ornithopter
    I love it
    Review by gary
    If you never had an avitron v2.0 get one asap I have ultra micro rc planes and helicopters but an rc bird that looks this realistic is by far the coolest thing since 2.4ghz tecnology these birds are well worth the price
    (Posted on 2/13/14)
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UAV Flights / Restrictions / Suggestions

Posted on September 16, 2014

By Coleman Benson & filled under RobotShop.

Drones / UAVs are becoming very popular; the onboard flight controllers are increasingly intelligent and capable, prices for UAVs are dropping and people of all ages are becoming involved. Even small UAVs which fit in your hand can easily reach several hundred feet above the ground and the technology has quickly surpassed any regulations which [...]
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Arrival of the Mini UAVs / Drones

Posted on February 26, 2014

By Eric Nantel & filled under Drone, RobotShop, Toys.

RobotShop recently received the first shipment of several new Mini UAVs / Drones. Unlike many small R/C quadcopter kits on the market, these are RTF (Ready To Fly) models, so everything needed to fly is inside the box. Charge the battery, plug it in and take off. Two inexpensive models we tested recently allow you [...]
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Successful Unmanned Flight Test of F16

Posted on September 25, 2013

By Coleman Benson & filled under Military, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

The term “Drone” is becoming more and more popular in everyday conversations due largely to its increased use in militaries around the world. Hobbyists have also jumped on board with the focus being on multi-rotor aircraft which are able to hover in place and be used for surveillance, but never really to add weapons. There [...]
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Goosebusters, UAVs vs Geese in Ottawa

Posted on August 26, 2013

By Carlos Asmat & filled under Entertainment.

While our neighbors in the USA use drones for warfare and spying, here in Canada we have other types of applications for UAVs that address other types of peace-disturbing assailants: geese. Steve Wambolt was hired by the city of Ottawa as part of a pilot project to scare away Canada geese from Petrie Island, a [...]
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3D Robotics & the Maker Movement

Posted on July 05, 2013

By Coleman Benson & filled under RobotShop, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

  RobotShop recently partnered with 3D Robotics / DIY Drones a manufacturer of open-source UAVs, founded in 2009 by Chris Anderson and Jordi Munoz. 3D robotics is popular for three main reasons: Their UAV flight controllers and software have been developed with the community and have evolved to the point where they are incredibly popular, [...]
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... really baffled me until I noticed that was intentional. 4. On the other end of things, if you put the ESCs under the propellers, there's no ... them along the sides of the body of the thing. 5. Power connectors for UAVs are incredibly hard to connect and disconnect. I'm worried about how ...
2014-09-03 15:09 by ocdtrekkie
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... altitude. We'll be releasing a new sensor (RB-Led-XX) within the coming weeks which can measure up to 20m, though these have not been tested with UAVs specifically. Usually the use of a Barometer (pressure sensor) is more common in altitude measurement.
2014-08-06 16:06 by DiaLFonZo
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... much programming experience or robotic experience do you have? Do you have a particular budget in mind? the optical flow camera is best used on UAVs for positioning. The only robots we have which have docking stations are vacuums and lawn mowers, and a few indoor robots. If you want to have ...
2014-06-23 08:59 by CBenson
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... HMC5883L Compass Module is designed for low-field magnetic sensing with a digital interface. This compact sensor fits into small projects such as UAVs and robot navigation systems. The sensor converts any magnetic field to a differential voltage output on 3 axes. This voltage shift is the raw ...
2014-04-07 20:02 by JoeM
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Are you going to stay with Hitec servos? Or are you going to go to other ones like the Dynamixel or Herculex or ... Are you aiming for the entry ... setups out there... (Also sort of like having Eric there to drive UAVs) I would LOVE to have a platform I can install and run ROS on. However, ...
2014-01-20 18:01 by linuxguy
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... Are you going to stay with Hitec servos? Or are you going to go to other ones like the Dynamixel or Herculex or ... Are you aiming for the entry ... setups out there... (Also sort of like having Eric there to drive UAVs) As for Tablets and Smart phones. I personally think these will great ...
2014-01-20 13:15 by kurte
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... Arduino. 3) What role should smartphones play? I believe smartphones and tablets are becoming great for remote controllers of robots, as well as UAVs. I've been watching developments in this area very closely for a year or so now. In fact, I'm getting more interested in learning how to write ...
2014-01-16 19:28 by linuxguy
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... ⋅ The new forum would use the same header and footer as the other RobotShop sites (e-commerce, blog). ⋅ Implement surveys ⋅ Photo ... iii. Humanoid & Biped Robots iv. Hexapod Robots v. Quadruped Robots vi. UAVs & Drones vii. Wheeled & Tracked Robots viii. Electronic ...
2013-12-20 13:12 by CBenson
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... features: • The new forum would use the same header and footer as the other RobotShop sites (e-commerce, blog). • Implement surveys • Photo of ... Humanoid & Biped Robots iv. Hexapod Robots v. Quadruped Robots vi. UAVs & Drones vii. Wheeled & Tracked Robots viii. Electronic Experimentation ...
2013-12-20 13:06 by CBenson
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... The VTail multi-rotor UAV is a high performance quadcopter. Unlike other 'x' (where the front of the UAV is facing between two legs) or '+' ... four motors and is commonly used as a size reference for multi-rotor UAVs. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
2013-12-13 14:58 by DiaLFonZo
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... expand the product lines. [CENTER][video=youtube;06B4iWVnEMc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06B4iWVnEMc[/youtube][/CENTER] The first Lynxmotion UAVs will be the popular Hunter VTail 400 and Hunter VTail 500 series, and also the Crazy2Fly quadcopters. [CENTER] http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/jpg/VT4-NE-Small.jpg ...
2013-12-06 11:18 by CBenson
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... Division and expand the product lines. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06B4iWVnEMc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuTrse73ZCU The first Lynxmotion UAVs will be the popular Hunter VTail 400 and Hunter VTail 500 series, and also the Crazy2Fly quadcopters. http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/jpg/VT4-NE-Small.jpg ...
2013-12-06 11:17 by CBenson
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... popular cleaning cloths, such as Swiffer® brand Dry and Wet Cloths® and other similar products. [CENTER] http://www.robotshop.com/Images/banners/mint-automatic-floor-cleaner.jpg ... toys to cell phones and vacuum cleaners to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the company’s technologies have ...
2010-08-27 12:19 by ForumAdmin
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... making many really fundamental breakthroughs. For example, Asimo and other bipeds are way cool, but couldn't any other major hi-tech company do ... as 'robots', except for human-interaction stuff. - Predator UAVs. There are I believe several military UAVs that we fly, but the others ...
2006-04-17 22:06 by saipan59
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... robotics market that deals with consumer targeted robot products to help us in our homes. Sure we have the robotic sweeper in addition to Military UAVs but when comparing The US ventures in house hold robotics, vs. Japan, we are well over shadowed. We have the technology and the potential to make ...
2006-04-17 19:27 by SN96
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