a drop in the digital ocean: blog

Hello and welcome to a drop in the digial ocean. Here you can find a current total of 54 postings about making, robotics, microcontrollers and other geeky stuff.

Playing with the ArduIMU+ V3

The ArduIMU V3 is an Inertial Measure Unit (IMU) plus an Arduino compatible processor that can run Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) code much like the Sparkfun 9DOF …

The 3DR Power Distribution Board & Assembly

A  Power Distribution Board (PDB) is a simple circuit board who’s function is to distribute the power from a battery to the four Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC’s) that …

Project Penny – My First Quadcopter

Ever since I first saw a quadcopter a few years ago I wanted to have a go at building one. So slowly over the last year I have …