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  1. dmyhill

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    And perhaps a measurement of the overall length of the cable. There is a guy custom making these at a reasonable price, but I think it is a 12" cable, and I am curious if that is a good length...
     
  2. speatuk

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    Sorry guys I've been on call all evening and it's been crazy.
    I'll take the photos tomorrow

    With regard to the cable length.
    I just cut the plug off the gps and compass cables and the here and soldered them on using the above colour scheme.

    I would say a 12 inch cable is 12 inch too long.

    I still have nearly 3 inches of play available the way I did it.

    Not saying save your $$$ just saying I do believe that cable is far too long.

    I'll show you all tomorrow.

    Right time for food.

    Catch you all later.
     
  3. dmyhill

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    I think it is supposed to plug into the Here and then into the Solo. I figured the end at the Here wouldn't be hardwired? Is it hardwired?
     
  4. Airpower

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    Wow that's a big gps, .3 HDOP is crazy. Need to figure out how to make it fit into the backpack with that bad boy:)
     
  5. speatuk

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    It folds down.

    See pictures.
    Sorry not fantastic quality taken on my garage floor.

    Yes I have carpet in the garage, got to feel at home in my man garage. Lol

    Well, I spend most of my life in here faffing with this and that lol

    Last screen shot is in now in my brick garage with a bedroom above it, NO clear line of outside.

    This thing is amazing.

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  6. speatuk

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    Oh yeah, and my new charger.

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  7. simcla

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    Would you recommend the Here as a GPS upgrade rather than the Mrobotics option (Coming from Rev A GPS)?
    Did the riser kit come with the Here?
     
  8. speatuk

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    It depends what you want.
    The MR0 is a direct plug and play 5 minute fit and go.

    The Here you have to splice the cables for the GPS and compass.
    Then "figure" a way to fit it.

    Ok,

    The Here was designed by the guy who designed the Pixahawk green cube and he has said he realised to get the best Ublox GPS available it would not fit into the space provided in the Solo. So the Here was born.
    It also has a compass built in which being elevated, as the GPS, does not suffer from magnetic or electrical interference from the solo.

    The mast is a generic folding GPS mast from eBay (8.49GBP)

    The Here was 49GBP

    So now you have all the info available.

    Right as to the MR0 or the Here.

    I have both and I would say if you prefer the aesthetics of Solo as she is (which I do) and your not proficient soldering cables drilling holes, and if still in warranty, losing your warranty, stick with the MR0 it's easily swapped back (if required) and from a rev A board you will be megga impressed.

    On the other hand if you like to tinker and are happy soldering etc, and want the best GPS from Philip Rowse then go for the Here.

    I intend to get 2 of my solos in the air one with the MR0 and one with the Here and record them hovering together. As such I will have a direct comparison.

    But that's going to have be another day.
     
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