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FPGA Controlled Quad-Rotor Helicopter

Posted November 4, 2011 by Chris

“The Quad Rotor Helicopter is a semi autonomous robot. It flies with 4 rotors arranged in a + sign configuration. The Quad Rotor is a work in progress. The Quad rotor takes sensory input into an FPGA. The FPGA filters the input and runs a PID controller to control the speed of each propeller. The FPGA offers all of the sensor data to a cpu and the cpu makes decisions about the orientation.”

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