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(Removed the DL columns because these are not really nessesary (you can link the sources from the Avail? column.)
(Reordered the table so that Hardware is now divided into Schematics and PCB Design)
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! align="left" colspan="5" | Flight modes
 
! align="left" colspan="5" | Flight modes
 
! align="left" colspan="2" | Source code
 
! align="left" colspan="2" | Source code
! align="left" colspan="2" | Hardware schematics
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! align="left" colspan="4" | Hardware
 
! align="left" | Price/EUR
 
! align="left" | Price/EUR
 
! align="left" | Started
 
! align="left" | Started
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|- bgcolor="#ddaaff"
 
|- bgcolor="#ddaaff"
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| colspan="1" |
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| colspan="1" |
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| colspan="5" |
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| colspan="5" |
 +
| colspan="2" |
 +
| colspan="2" | Schematics
 +
| colspan="2" | PCB Designs
 +
| colspan="1" |
 +
| colspan="1" |
 +
| colspan="1" |
 +
 +
|- bgcolor="#eebbff"
 
| colspan="2" |  
 
| colspan="2" |  
 
| colspan="1" | Gyro
 
| colspan="1" | Gyro
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| colspan="1" | <span title="GPS Position Hold">GPS&nbsp;PH</span>
 
| colspan="1" | <span title="GPS Position Hold">GPS&nbsp;PH</span>
 
| colspan="1" | <span title="GPS Flight Points">GPS&nbsp;FP</span>
 
| colspan="1" | <span title="GPS Flight Points">GPS&nbsp;FP</span>
 +
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 +
| colspan="1" | License
 
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | License
 
| colspan="1" | License
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | [http://www.mikrokopter.de/ucwiki/MikroKopterRepository?action=show&redirect=svn partially]
 
| style="background:yellow" | [http://www.mikrokopter.de/ucwiki/MikroKopterRepository?action=show&redirect=svn partially]
| style="background:yellow" | proprietary
+
| style="background:red" | proprietary
| style="background:yellow" | partially
+
| style="background:lime" | Y
| ?
+
| style="background:red" | none
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| >=[https://www.mikrocontroller.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=80&products_id=236 700]
 
| >=[https://www.mikrocontroller.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=80&products_id=236 700]
 
| 2006
 
| 2006
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| style="background:lime" | GPLv2+
 
| style="background:lime" | GPLv2+
 
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl/public/ Y]
 
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl/public/ Y]
 +
| ?
 +
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ca. 800
 
| ca. 800
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| style="background:lime" | [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/UAVP-NG GPLv3]
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/UAVP-NG GPLv3]
 
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl-ng/releases/ng-0.51/doc/hw-0.20/ Y]
 
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl-ng/releases/ng-0.51/doc/hw-0.20/ Y]
 +
| style="background:lime" | [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/UAVP-NG "CC-NC"]
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/UAVP-NG "CC-NC"]
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2008/wiki/UAVP-NG "CC-NC"]
 
| ca. 600
 
| ca. 600
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ca. 400
 
| ca. 400
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| style="background:yellow" | [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip partially]
 
| style="background:yellow" | [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip partially]
 
| style="background:red" | none
 
| style="background:red" | none
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
| [http://paparazzi.enac.fr/wiki/Index.php/Main_Page Paparazzi] [http://paparazzi.enac.fr/wiki/NoVa NoVa]
 
| [http://paparazzi.enac.fr/wiki/Index.php/Main_Page Paparazzi] [http://paparazzi.enac.fr/wiki/NoVa NoVa]
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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|- bgcolor="#eeeeee"
 
|- bgcolor="#eeeeee"
 
| [http://www.quadcopter.org/index.php5/Quadcopter_Home QuadCopter]
 
| [http://www.quadcopter.org/index.php5/Quadcopter_Home QuadCopter]
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
| [http://mikroquad.com MikroQuad]
 
| [http://mikroquad.com MikroQuad]
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
| style="background:red" | closed
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
| style="background:red" | closed
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:yellow" | soon
 
| style="background:yellow" | soon
| style="background:yellow" | proprietary
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| style="background:red" | proprietary
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://www.tt-tronix.de/download/quadrocontrol_ii_xs_bauanleitung_0_3.pdf Y]
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://www.tt-tronix.de/download/quadrocontrol_ii_xs_bauanleitung_0_3.pdf Y]
 
| style="background:red" | none
 
| style="background:red" | none
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| 2007
 
| 2007
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| 2008
 
| 2008
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
| [http://www.rctoys.com/rc-toys-and-parts/DF-VTI/RC-HELICOPTERS-DRAGANFLYER-VTI.html Draganflyer&nbsp;V]
 
| [http://www.rctoys.com/rc-toys-and-parts/DF-VTI/RC-HELICOPTERS-DRAGANFLYER-VTI.html Draganflyer&nbsp;V]
 +
| ?
 +
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
 +
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | N
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| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;
 
| style="background:red" | &mdash;

Revision as of 05:11, 29 March 2009

This is an attempt at comparing all currently known/available projects trying to build DIY, open-source or commercial quadrocopters (sometimes also referred to as UAVs, quadrotors, or multicopters).

Projects

Project MCUs Sensors Flight modes Source code Hardware Price/EUR Started Status
Schematics PCB Designs
Gyro Acc GPS Compass Pressure HH ACC Height Hold GPS PH GPS FP Avail? License Avail? License Avail? License
Silverlit X-UFO Unknown Mech. N N N N N Y N N N N N N 46 2004 Mostly EOL1
Mikrokopter 1x ATMega, 1x LPC Piezo Y Opt Opt Opt Y Y Y Y Dev partially proprietary Y none N >=700 2006 stable, active
UAVP PIC MEMS Y Opt Opt Opt Y Y Y Dev Dev Y GPLv2+ Y ? Y ? ca. 800 ? stable, active
UAVP-NG 2x ATMega, 1x LPC2148 MEMS Y Opt Y Y Y Y Y Dev Dev N GPLv3 Y "CC-NC" N "CC-NC" ca. 600 08/2007 in development2
ARM-o-Kopter AT91SAM MEMS Y Opt Opt Y Dev Y Y Y Dev N Y ? ? ? ca. 400 03/2007 in development
Ulrich Radig ARM-FC ARM LPC213x Y Y ? ? ? Y Y ? ? ? Y none partially none N ? ? stable,active
Paparazzi NoVa ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
QuadCopter ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
MikroQuad ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
TT-Copter ATMega8 Piezo N N N N Y N N N N N N ? ? ?
AscTec X-3D-BL 2x ATMega Piezo Opt N N N Y Opt N N N N N N ? ? stable, active
AscTec Funpilot 1x ATMega, 1x LPC Piezo Opt N Opt Y Y Opt Y N N N N N 959-1048 ? stable, active
AscTec AutoPilot 1x ATMega, 2x LPC MEMS Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N N ? ? stable, active
tt-tronix QuadroControl II / XS ATMega168 Piezo N N N N Y N N N N soon proprietary Y none ? ? ? 2007 stable, active
tt-tronix QuadroAssist ATMega2561 Piezo Y Opt y Y Y Y Y Dev Dev N Y ? ? ? 2008 in development
microdrones MD4-200 ? Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N N 11788-26578 ? stable,active
microdrones MD4-1000 ? Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N N ? ? in development
Walkera UFO 4 ATMega88 Piezo Y N N N Y Y N N N N N N ? ? ?
Walkera UFO 5 ATMega88 Piezo Y N N N Y Y N N N N N N ? ? ?
Draganflyer X6 ? Y Y Opt Y Y N Y Y Y ? N N N 14995$-? ? stable, active
Draganflyer V ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
IntelliCopter MC9S12DG128B MEMS N N N N Y N N N N N N N ca. 1000 ~ 2004 ?
Quadrocopter 450 ARF ATMega128 Piezo Y N N N Y Y N N N N N N 299 2008 in development

1 The original Silverlit X-UFO is no longer being produced. While amazon.com doesn't carry it anymore, amazon.de still does as of 01/2009.
2 Estimated release date: 2009.