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Intervju med Rolf Bakke: selvbyggerdronens gudfar

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Han har gjort bygging av multikoptere enkelt og tilgjengelig takket være hans design av controllerkortene KK og ikke minst KK2, den eneste flight controlleren som ikke krever tilgang til PC. Møt Rolf Bakke, mannen som kalles “The Grandfather of the KK revolution” Henning: Kan du først si litt om deg selv? Rolf: Jeg bor i Bergen, fagbrev som service-elektroniker. Er 41 år ung. Jeg har akkurat byttet jobb til dreiebenkoperatør. Før har jeg reparert mobiler og medisinsk utstyr på sykehus. Henning: Hvordan begynte din interressen for hardware? Rolf: Har alltid hatt interesse for elektronikk og mekanikk. Begynte som barn med...

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3d-print din egen drone!

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Makeadrones mikrodroner og klassesett er kompatible med de fleste 3d-print rammer for 7x20mm motorer. Klikk på lenkene under for å komme til Thingiverse-filene: Makeadrone motorfester (med ispinner)   Gophy remix Sethi sammenleggbar Gophy Alien inspired (velg 7mm) 

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Makeadrone concepts

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Acrobatic serving tray The hexacopter serving tray can be used with or without the propeller protection. It was originally designed for the Digit 2015 conference in Trondheim, Norway. It can carry up to 1 kilo of payload and has a release mechanism underneath to carry and drop off goods mid-air. See it deliver a package or do a trick:  The stint was eventually picked up by Discovery Channel's Outrageous Acts Of Science and aired all over Canada and the US.  Delivering 800 gram apple watch (with release mechanism) on the stage at Girls and Technology conference in Trondheim, Norway Cake delivery...

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The Megakopter - Behind the scenes of a record breaking drone

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Flying into the record booksAfter finally getting the license from the Norwegian Aviation Council, we got a deal with the Cutting Egde festival in Oslo to showcase the drone and try to break the record. Guinnes told us to lift at least 60 kilos to set the record. It sounded like an easy match, as the megacopter had easily lifted 70 kilos on tests. However, we learned the hard way that the location did indeed matter. For safety reasons and Murphy´s law worst case scenario, we decided to fly iside a pit, some 4 meters below the floor where the audience was...

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Quadcopter the Turtle: How to build

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Latest guide, norwegian language available for download in PDF.   Here are all the parts of the turtle kit. (Without RC control and charger)  Start by fastening the propeller protection in the end of the wooden arms. Tighten the ziptie as much as you can so the protection doesn´t slide off: Use a cutting plier to remove the excess ziptie: Repeat for all four arms: Now it´s time for assembling the motors. Only use the short screws. The parts inside the circle are made for special propellers. You can keep them just in case. First, screw the motor to the...

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