The top of the sNQ Shorty looks much tidier than its big brother, here the experience gained with the first work increases. The cables between the control unit and the LEDs and the motors are now laid on the underside of the circuit board and lead through the holes to the pads provided for this purpose.
sNQ Shorty – Quadcopter of Harald Sattler
“After initial flight tests I can confirm the function of the Mega328 with 16 MHz at 3.3 V operating voltage. Of course, one must be aware that the chip is operated outside its specification and no one can guarantee that the two chips and the ?C function are compatible with all possible conditions. It may well be that the shorty in the living room at 20 ° prima flies, then one opens the door and there comes cold air into the room, the copter simply crashes.”
“With the sNQ Stretcho, we pushed the motors down as far as possible through the brackets, because this would dampen or even suppress vibrations due to the engine running, and disturbances of the IMU chip largely fall away. In the case of the sNQ Shorty, this can only be implemented to a limited extent, …”
“This page is the result of a lot of effort over the past couple years to develop a quality, inexpensive device to test shutters on the classic film cameras that I have been using…” .. Mike
Mikes Optical Timer Counter
Once built, this counter timer/device is easily adapted to a wide variety of applications, simply by construction of a new sensor. Although designed to be used with photo-transistors, this device can also use relays, transistors and many other kinds of electrical switches as a sensor.
Model Railroading, 3 Transistor Audio Preamp for a Dynamic Microphone
Configuration and control of this counter/timer is through a RS232 port. Cable configuration for a usual PC compatible would consist of a null modem cable, with a female connector on the timer/counter end of the cable. The correct cable for a PC or usb to serial adapter with a DB-9 interface is listed in the bill of materials.
delabs Page Digital Timers Counters and Clocks
The new Ham Project Pages are VHF/HF Aerial Analyser, A 600MHz Frequency Counter. Then there is a an ESR Meter for Electrolytic Capacitors.
VK5JST Amateur Radio Ideas with Photos
With a two tone tester, a dummy load and an oscilloscope, a transmitter can be really put through its paces. Two tone testing consists of applying two clean non-harmonically related sine waves of approximately equal amplitude to the audio input of an SSB transmitter.
The sine waves are typically around 600 – 700Hz and 1800 – 2000Hz i.e. about 300Hz from either end of the audio pass band.
A Simple Two Tone Oscillator
This project was published in the September 2004 issue of the Australian magazine “Amateur Radio”.
Other Readworthy Pages
- Easy PCB’s Made With Kitchen Appliances
- How to Make a Q Meter
- Making a High Current 13.8 VOLT Supply For SSB Transceivers
- VK5MM’s excellent amateur radio homepage
- Transformer Construction Details
- Shortform Method of Designing Power Transformers
The photos at VK5JST Homepage are very educative and express the idea better than words. – delabs
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