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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Questions about Lisa/ Hardware for a glider

From: Felix Ruess
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Questions about Lisa/ Hardware for a glider
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 09:13:10 +0100


like Reto already pointed out you can easily connect an airspeed
sensor to the Tiny/Twog. The same goes for a barometer. You don't
necessarily need to have them on the autopilot board already. There
are modules for quite a few sensors already.

Cheers, Felix

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 7:39 AM, Reto Büttner <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Simon,
> I recently started a paparazzi glider project:
> Airframe: eHawk 1500
> Thermopiles: Yes
> IMU/Gyro: None
> Airspeed Sensor: EagleTree
> Radio Modem: XBee 2.4GHz Series 2
> RC Receiver: ACT DSL-4top
> See:
> I just finished the eHawk hardware and am looking forward to flight testing.
> Has anyone implemented autonomous gliding algorithms/flightplans on
> the paparazzi yet?
> Cheers,
> Reto
> 2010/11/2 Simon Goodwin <address@hidden>:
>> Hello dear paparazzi developers,
>> after browsing the wiki and speaking with flixr on the irc channel it seems
>> time speak up in here.
>> I would like to equip a glider with an autopilot and decided to go with
>> paparazzi. Now I need to get some hardware.
>> My first thought was to use a tiny as it seems quite easy to obtain and
>> bother about pressure sensors/IMU once I got something into the air.
>> As I think that a glider without dynamic pressure sensor is not realy
>> sensible I started to look for alternatives.
>> There are the Lisa boards. If I got it right, the Lisa/L has both a
>> differential as well as an absolute pressure sensor. So it seems to fit the
>> job quite well. I don't think that I need the second processor. At least not
>> yet :-)
>> The Lisa/M seems nice. Is there an ETA? Is it going to have the two pressure
>> sensors as well?
>> What hardware would you recommend to somebody with a limited budgetary who
>> needs everything (except the glider model and the rc-system)?
>> thanks in advance
>> Simon
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