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Building a Quadcopter with Arduino by Vasilis Tzivaras

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Chapter 8. Cameras and Extra Functions

You should take time to learn how to fly and land your quadcopter. As soon as you add a high cost camera or any other equipment, you have to be able to avoid crashing again. Apart from the camera, there are a lot of extra things that you can add to your craft. Each of them should have a specific reason to exist but it is obvious that your craft's functionality is limitless. In this chapter, we will go through some basic components that you can add to your craft to do some more advanced tasks. Each of the following extra components can be used to capture photos or add a failsafe mechanism. Understand that almost everything in the following list has some weight. Weight is the worst nightmare for an aerial craft. ...

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