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Arduino Robotic Projects by Richard Grimmett

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Building a quadcopter platform

Quadcopters are a unique subset of flying platforms that have become very popular in the last few years. They are a flying platform that utilize the same vertical lift concept as helicopters; however, they employ not one but four motor/propeller combinations to provide an enhanced level of stability. The following is an image of such a platform:

Building a quadcopter platform

The quadcopter has two sets of counter-rotating propellers, which simply means that two of the propellers rotate clockwise and the other two rotate counter-clockwise to provide thrust in the same direction. This provides a platform that is inherently stable. Controlling the ...

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