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| [http://www.mikrokopter.de Mikrokopter]
 
| [http://www.mikrokopter.de Mikrokopter]
 
| 1x ATMega, 1x LPC
 
| 1x ATMega, 1x LPC
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:lime" | Piezo
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
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| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=14&pid=&lang=de&cat=hobby AscTec X-3D-BL]
 
| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=14&pid=&lang=de&cat=hobby AscTec X-3D-BL]
 
| 2x ATMega
 
| 2x ATMega
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:lime" | Piezo
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=17&pid=16&lang=de&cat=hobby AscTec Funpilot]
 
| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=17&pid=16&lang=de&cat=hobby AscTec Funpilot]
 
| 1x ATMega, 1x LPC
 
| 1x ATMega, 1x LPC
| style="background:lime" | Y
+
| style="background:lime" | Piezo
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
 
| style="background:yellow" | Opt
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
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| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=9&pid=7&lang=de&cat=pro AscTec AutoPilot]
 
| [http://www.asctec.de/main/index.php?id=9&pid=7&lang=de&cat=pro AscTec AutoPilot]
 
| 1x ATMega, 2x LPC
 
| 1x ATMega, 2x LPC
| style="background:lime" | Y
+
| style="background:lime" | MEMS
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| [http://www.walkera.com/en1/particular.jsp?pn=UFO2401 Walkera UFO 5]
 
| [http://www.walkera.com/en1/particular.jsp?pn=UFO2401 Walkera UFO 5]
 
| ATMEGA88
 
| ATMEGA88
| style="background:lime" | Y
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| style="background:lime" | Piezo
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N

Revision as of 19:52, 27 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 schematics ... Price/EUR Started Status
Gyro Acc GPS Compass Pressure HH ACC Height Hold GPS PH GPS FP Avail? License D/L Avail? License D/L
Silverlit X-UFO Unknown Mech. N N N N N Y 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 partially ? ? ? >=700 2006 stable, active
UAVP PIC MEMS Y Opt Opt Opt N Y Y Dev Dev Y GPLv2+ Y Y ? Y ? ca. 800 ? stable, active
UAVP-NG 2x ATMega, 1x LPC2148 MEMS Y Opt Y Y Y Y Y Dev Dev N GPLv3 N Y "CC-NC" Y ? ? 08/2007 in development2
ARM-o-Kopter AT91SAM MEMS Y Opt Opt Y Dev Y Y Y Dev N Y ? ? ? ca. 400 03/2007 stable,active
Ulrich Radig ARM-FC ARM LPC213x Y Y ? ? ? Y Y ? ? ? Y none Y partially none Y ? ? ? stable,active
Paparazzi NoVa ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
QuadCopter ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
MikroQuad ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
TT-Copter Atmega8 Piezo N N N N Y N N N N Y closed - closed - - ? ? ? ?
AscTec X-3D-BL 2x ATMega Piezo Opt N N N Y Opt 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 ? 959-1048 ? stable, active
AscTec AutoPilot 1x ATMega, 2x LPC MEMS Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N ? ? ? stable, active
tt-tronix BigQuadro Piezo ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
microdrones MD4-200 ? Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N ? 11788-26578 ? stable,active
microdrones MD4-1000 ? Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N ? ? ? in development
Walkera UFO 4 ATMEGA88 Piezo Y N N N Y Y N N N N N ? ? ? ?
Walkera UFO 5 ATMEGA88 Piezo Y N N N Y Y N N N N N ? ? ? ?
Draganflyer X6 ? Y Y Opt Y Y N Y Y Y ? N N ? 14995$-? ? stable, active
Draganflyer V ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
IntelliCopter ? Y ? N N N Y ? N N N ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ca. 1000 ? ?
Quadrocopter 450 ARF AT Mega 128 Piezo Y N N N Y Y 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.