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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Apogee board availability

From: Andreas Philipp
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Apogee board availability
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:29:57 +0200
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since the source from (where I order one) is dry now,
due to the absence of David, I ordered several boards from

I order the boards even if they are on backorder (I guess they are just
produced when there is an order) but it takes only around 4 weeks from
the order placement until it has arrived to Europe (including some
visits at the customs). The quality seems good (in contrast to some
former discussions). I just had one out of 6 boards which did not work
properly, but it was no problem to send it back and get a replacement
(paid one shipping direction).

In my opinion this board is by far not obsolete but extremely useful (at
least for meteorological measurements) since it brings the sd-card and
logging function onboard (easy to write, easy to read). You just have to
decide between 9dof and 6dof imu. I unfortunately used to order the
former ones (9dof), but now cannot use the barometer since the I2C
adress changed (something Gautier fixed already but I got it to work
only for multicopters not for fixedwing airframes and it is not yet
included in the master branch). Thus, if you want to use the barometer
easily order the 6dof imu (Gautier also said the magnetometer is not
very precise, if I remember correctly). But all in all I'm very happy
with this board!

Hope that helps,

On 13.07.2015 15:37, Jan Čapek wrote:
> Hi,
> I am interested in getting one/few of the Apogee boards for testing. I
> have researched all the relevant links from the wiki, none of the listed
> companies have this board in stock. Everything is on backorder. Is the
> board already considered obsolete? If so, why?
> Is there possible somebody in the list devel list who
> can sell one of his assembled boards, please let me know.
> Best regards,
> Jan Capek

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