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by tmcrocker
12 Nov 2010, 02:04
Forum: Mods - AR Drone 1.0
Topic: Night lighting
Replies: 11
Views: 11607

Re: Night lighting

You should see it now. Tapping into the existing lights (because there are solder pads every few inches) a wire runs out along a composite fiber rod to an LED array that is "down firing". This is duplicated on the other side. This mod is entirely with the shell and doesn't affect the main unit. The ...
by tmcrocker
28 Oct 2010, 13:44
Forum: Mods - AR Drone 1.0
Topic: Night lighting
Replies: 11
Views: 11607

Re: Night lighting

OK, I made a "how to" video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvPDj7JNQQk
by tmcrocker
28 Oct 2010, 03:41
Forum: Mods - AR Drone 1.0
Topic: Night lighting
Replies: 11
Views: 11607

Re: Night lighting

Well I guess I'll have to, now that I've been asked.
by tmcrocker
28 Oct 2010, 02:06
Forum: Mods - AR Drone 1.0
Topic: Night lighting
Replies: 11
Views: 11607

Night lighting

I just successfully added LED light strips to the outdoor flying hull. The lights plug into the battery balancing connector so I didn't have to do any real modifications to the drone's electrical wiring. I'm using white LEDs. They're very bright and take a total of .1 amp. They're applied in a V for...