BQ Ciclop Home Made

One technology that came up with 3D printers was 3D scanning. There are several equipment that allow you to do this, some more accessible, some less. Some time ago, BQ launched a model called Ciclops. It’s a relatively affordable 3D scanner just like others on the market. However it has a unique particularity. BQ, in addition to launching the scanner for sale as a kit, … Continue reading BQ Ciclop Home Made

mUVe 3D DLP – Configuration and working

One of the places where I collaborate is at FabLab Castelo Branco. Not as an employee but helping when needed. The latest help was preparing a mUVe 3D DLP 1.1 printer. A DLP printer is a 3D printer that, instead of melting filaments and layering them, uses a proprietary resin that is cured over a given wavelength. This wavelength can be generated through several means, … Continue reading mUVe 3D DLP – Configuration and working

Quadcopter

Quadcopter using a Multiwii – Multiwii

The final part of the assembly corresponds to the MultiWii configuration. This is the software that is on the flightboard and controls Quadcopter. If you want to check part 3, where we started the assembly, you can do it on here. To load the MultiWii for the flightboard, we need: computer FDTI cable flightboard Arduíno IDE installed on the computer (can be downloaded from here) … Continue reading Quadcopter using a Multiwii – Multiwii

Quadcopter

Quadcopter using a Multiwii – QBrain

In the third part of this tutorial we are starting the configuration process.

If you want to check part 2, where we started the assembly, you can do it on here.

The QBrain have multiple configuration parameters but, in this case, we only will see two: teach the QBrain the throttle minimum and maximum values and what type of battery is used.

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Quadcopter

Quadcopter using a Multiwii – Assembly

In the second part of this tutorial will proceed to the assembly of the Quadcopter . If you want to see part 1, which are the various components shown , you can do it here. Before beginning assembly it’s necessary to do the welding operations. If you have no experience in this area, ask for help to avoid accidents. It’s necessary to weld the bullets … Continue reading Quadcopter using a Multiwii – Assembly