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By John Baichtal

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Build your drone, step by step, with this full-color, hands-on guide!


You’ve heard approximately drones. You’ve visible drones. Now, construct your own—it’s much more straightforward than you think!


Drones are the latest frontier for the DIY/maker group, and also you don’t must be a technical specialist to construct one. John Baichtal, the number one writer of hacking books for novices, will educate you the entire abilities you need.


First, Baichtal indicates you the fantastic drones others have outfitted. Then, he walks you thru a number of whole tasks: quadcopters, UAVs, ROVs, and extra. no longer able to begin from scratch? No challenge: Baichtal is helping you decide from today’s most sensible new kits.


Hundreds of full-color step by step images educate you each step, each ability. whilst you’re prepared for extra complicated options, Baichtal explains them in undeniable English.

  • Discover what drones are and why they’re so exciting
  • Explore today’s so much creative initiatives, from 3D-printed mini quadcopters to floating robotic armies
  • Compare kits, from $200 up: Parallax ELEV-8, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, OpenROV, Actobotics Nomad, Brooklyn Aerodrome Flack, and more
  • Create your personal useful Drone Builder’s Workbench
  • Build whole rocket, blimp, waterborne, and automobile drones
  • Construct either totally self sustaining and radio-controlled drones
  • Choose and gather your chassis (airframe), motor, props, flight keep watch over, strength approach, components, and software
  • Integrate Arduino to make radio-controlled drones function autonomously
  • Teach a drone to navigate through RFID tags
  • Learn the entire uncomplicated electronics and programming you’ll need

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