Power distribution…

Assembled power distribution board with connecting wires

Assembled power distribution board with connecting wires

3D Robotics sells a nifty power distribution board to keep all your power and signal wires organised. The PDB is responsible for distributing battery power to all four esc's as well as distributing the 5V, GND and PWM lines from the IMU to the esc's.

GPS take 2…

Some CLI test data from the working GPS searching for satellites.

Some CLI test data from the working GPS searching for satellites.

A new GPS arrived today, all the way from 3DRobtics, as  a replacement for my previously dead on arrival GPS unit. This time around the GPS worked as soon as it was plugged in and even started acquiring satellites from indoors.