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Building Smart Drones with ESP8266 and Arduino by Syed Omar Faruk Towaha

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Connecting the ArduPilot

Connecting the ArduPilot is one of the most important tasks for flying and controlling the drone. The ArduPilot is basically the brain of our drone. It enables the drone to control the movement, the camera, and the other sensors connected to it. We will connect a radio to our ArduPilot later, so that we can control the drone remotely.

Let's look at the ArduPilot first.

The ArduPilot has basically eight types of pins, as marked in the following diagram. Lets look at the what the uses of them are:

These pins are used to add the ESCs signal or output cables. Remember the three wires of the ESCs? They will be connected ...

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