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AR DRONE 2.0 testing

Well after repairing the main board and replacing all the motor bearings and on my first test it seemed to fly okay but seemed to have problems holding height and would jump in and down all of a sudden. I … Continue reading

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AR DRONE 2.0 Motor bearings

On my refurb of a rusted ole AR Drone I obtained, I got a new set of bearings from Blade (BLH1607). These bearings I have used before and so I ordered some more to fit to these 4 rusted motors. … Continue reading

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AR Drone 2.0 repair why bother?

I have thought this through a few times and its been about 4 years since I bought the AR Drone 2.0. Back then it was out just before DJI lanched it’s Phantom 1. So in 2012¬† the AR Drone caught … Continue reading

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AR Drone 2.0 Main Board Repair

Spent some time on this AR Drone 2.0 main board to see if it was repairable…. After checking over the main pcb, I have had the small ic U1700 (DMG4413LSS Mosfet) by the power in leads fail on more than … Continue reading

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AR Drone 2.0 revisted

Long time since I wrote anything on here , but anyways. My poor ole AR Drone 2.0 has been sitting in its box all broken for a while, although the main board worked mostly (except for the data line was … Continue reading

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AR Drone firmware 2.4.1

Ever since I upgraded the firmware on this , it has seemed so much less stable. In fact it has a tendency to now and then, either shoot up high at take off or take off and hover low and … Continue reading

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AR Drone 2.0 Motor fixed

Replaced the burnt out chip on the AR Drone motor pcb today and put it all back together and connected battery and hit take off and motor spun up and then motors cut out. Tried again and same thing.   … Continue reading

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Innokin AIO (All In One) Pack IK-1200 E-Cigarette

Just bought one of these to try out. Nice looking starter kit, the one I got was the above silver but with yellow cartomizers and white battery and hence looks like a real cig. With hindsight, I should have got … Continue reading

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AR Drone 2.0 motor failed

After about 2 weeks of waiting to test the AR Drone flight recorder, as long last the wind dropped under 5 mph! Plugged the battery in and a loud crack. Sadly the electronics in the AR Drone has let me … Continue reading

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AR Drone Flight recorder weight

Just weighed this and it does weigh more than I expected and can see why Parrot are making available a 1500 mah battery and you are probably going to need it as I would expect with the normal 1000 mah … Continue reading

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