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(Removed the DL columns because these are not really nessesary (you can link the sources from the Avail? column.)
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! align="left" colspan="5" | Sensors
 
! align="left" colspan="5" | Sensors
 
! align="left" colspan="5" | Flight modes
 
! align="left" colspan="5" | Flight modes
! align="left" colspan="3" | Source code
+
! align="left" colspan="2" | Source code
! align="left" colspan="3" | Hardware schematics
+
! align="left" colspan="2" | Hardware schematics
 
! align="left" | Price/EUR
 
! align="left" | Price/EUR
 
! align="left" | Started
 
! align="left" | Started
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| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | License
 
| colspan="1" | License
| colspan="1" | D/L
 
 
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | Avail?
 
| colspan="1" | License
 
| colspan="1" | License
| colspan="1" | D/L
 
 
| colspan="3" |  
 
| colspan="3" |  
  
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| [http://www.amazon.de/Silverlit-85612-X-Space-inkl-Ladeger%C3%A4t/dp/B0007A0RD8/ 46]
 
| [http://www.amazon.de/Silverlit-85612-X-Space-inkl-Ladeger%C3%A4t/dp/B0007A0RD8/ 46]
 
| [http://wiki.xufo.net/wiki/X-UFO#History 2004]
 
| [http://wiki.xufo.net/wiki/X-UFO#History 2004]
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| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| 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" | proprietary
 
| style="background:yellow" | partially
 
| style="background:yellow" | partially
| style="background:red" | proprietary
 
| style="background:lime" | [http://www.mikrokopter.de/ucwiki/MikroKopterRepository?action=show&redirect=svn Y]
 
| style="background:yellow" | partially
 
| ?
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| >=[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]
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| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
| style="background:lime" | Y
+
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl/public/ Y]
 
| 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
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl/public/ Y]
 
 
| ca. 800
 
| ca. 800
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| 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:red" | N
+
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl-ng/releases/ng-0.51/doc/hw-0.20/ Y]
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
 
| 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"]
| style="background:lime" | [https://dev.uavp.ch/read-only/wolferl-ng/releases/ng-0.51/doc/hw-0.20/ Y]
 
 
| ca. 600
 
| ca. 600
 
| [http://ng.uavp.ch/moin#News 08/2007]
 
| [http://ng.uavp.ch/moin#News 08/2007]
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| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
| style="background:red" | —
 
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
| ?
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ca. 400
 
| ca. 400
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| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
| style="background:lime" | Y
+
| style="background:lime" | [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip Y]
 
| style="background:red" | none
 
| style="background:red" | none
| style="background:lime" | [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip Y]
+
| style="background:yellow" | [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip partially]
| style="background:yellow" | partially
 
 
| style="background:red" | none
 
| style="background:red" | none
| [http://www.ulrichradig.de/home/uploads/File/Mikrokopter/KopterSourceCode.zip Y]
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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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
 
| style="background:red" | closed
 
| style="background:red" | closed
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | closed
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| [http://www.xufo-shop.de/shop/article_17188172/X3D-BL-UFO-Komplett-Kit---35MHz.html?shop_param=cid%3D104%26aid%3D17188172%26 959]-[http://www.xufo-shop.de/shop/article_17188174/*NEU!-X-3D-MAG-Kompassmodul.html?shop_param=cid%3D107%26aid%3D17188174%26 1048]
 
| [http://www.xufo-shop.de/shop/article_17188172/X3D-BL-UFO-Komplett-Kit---35MHz.html?shop_param=cid%3D104%26aid%3D17188172%26 959]-[http://www.xufo-shop.de/shop/article_17188174/*NEU!-X-3D-MAG-Kompassmodul.html?shop_param=cid%3D107%26aid%3D17188174%26 1048]
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:yellow" | soon
 
| style="background:yellow" | soon
 
| style="background:yellow" | proprietary
 
| style="background:yellow" | proprietary
| style="background:yellow" | soon
 
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| —
 
 
| 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
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| 2007
 
| 2007
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| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
 
| style="background:yellow" | Dev
| style="background:red" | closed
+
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:lime" | Y
 
| —
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| 2008
 
| 2008
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| [http://www.dragonfly-pictures.com/Downloads/Beschreibung_MD4-200.pdf 11788-26578]
 
| [http://www.dragonfly-pictures.com/Downloads/Beschreibung_MD4-200.pdf 11788-26578]
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| [http://www.draganfly.com/quote/DF/Helicopters/DF-X6/Base-Model/ 14995$]-?
 
| [http://www.draganfly.com/quote/DF/Helicopters/DF-X6/Base-Model/ 14995$]-?
 
| ?
 
| ?
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|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
|- bgcolor="#dddddd"
 
| [http://www.rctoys.com/rc-toys-and-parts/DF-VTI/RC-HELICOPTERS-DRAGANFLYER-VTI.html Draganflyer V]
 
| [http://www.rctoys.com/rc-toys-and-parts/DF-VTI/RC-HELICOPTERS-DRAGANFLYER-VTI.html Draganflyer 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" | —
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
| style="background:red" | N
+
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
 
| ca. 1000
 
| ca. 1000
 
| ~ 2004
 
| ~ 2004
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| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
 +
| style="background:red" | N
 
| style="background:red" | —
 
| style="background:red" | —
| style="background:red" | N
 
| —
 
| —
 
 
| 299
 
| 299
 
| 2008
 
| 2008

Revision as of 04:45, 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 schematics Price/EUR Started Status
Gyro Acc GPS Compass Pressure HH ACC Height Hold GPS PH GPS FP Avail? License Avail? License
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 partially ? >=700 2006 stable, active
UAVP PIC MEMS Y Opt Opt Opt Y Y Y Dev Dev Y GPLv2+ 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" 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 ? ? stable,active
Paparazzi NoVa ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
QuadCopter ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
MikroQuad ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
TT-Copter ATMega8 Piezo N N N N Y N N N N N 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 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 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 MC9S12DG128B MEMS N N N N Y 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 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.