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  Latest ArduPilot Mega 2.6 - Assembled (SIDE PINS - External compass)
APM 2.6

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Our Price: $265.00

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Product Code: US-KIT-APM-2.6-GPS

This is the LATEST APM version available from 3DRobotics, no clones or cheap stuff!



This new presentation of the ArduPilotMega 2.6 system features all the same goodies as the predecessor, same CPU, same memory, same case, power module... but it comes without magnetometer on the main board (compass)
This sensor is moved to the GPS to allow less interference and more precision.

The ArduPilot Mega 2.6 is a complete open source autopilot system and the bestselling technology that won the prestigious 2012 Outback Challenge UAV competition. This version is ready to use, with no assembly required. It allows the user to turn any fixed, rotary wing or multirotor vehicle (even cars and boats) into a fully autonomous vehicle; capable of performing programmed GPS missions with waypoints.

  • Arduino Compatible!
  • Comes pre-soldered (with SIDE pins) and tested.
  • Includes 3-axis gyro, accelerometer along with a high-performance barometer
  • Onboard 4 MP Dataflash chip for automatic datalogging
  • Digital compass powered by Honeywell's HMC5883L-TR chip, now included on the UBlox GPS module!
  • One of the first open source autopilot systems to use Invensense's 6 DoF Accelerometer/Gyro MPU-6000.
  • Barometric pressure sensor upgraded to MS5611-01BA03, from Measurement Specialties.
  • Atmel's ATMEGA2560 and ATMEGA32U-2 chips for processing and usb functions respectively.

  • Kit includes the APM, GPS, Telemetry cable, Micro USB cable, DF13 6 Position connector for the Power Module, the XT60 Power module itself and case!
Please note that this version of APM is not compatible with GPS units without onboard magnetometers. (or at least you need a separate external compass)

Firmware quick information:

Please watch Randy's videos on setting up and flying APM-Copter 3.0 before you go flying. They are excellent!

3DR Quad Set-Up Suggestions
AC 3.0 "Live" Compass Calibration
AC 3.0 Maiden Flight Checks



Average Rating: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 10 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Parts missing but quickly sorted February 18, 2015
Reviewer: Stephen from Vancouver, BC Canada  
4/5 only because power cable was missing on arrival and being in Vancouver shipping's annoyingly slow.  Dany quickly correct and shipped the power cable.

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APM 2.6 February 9, 2015
Reviewer: Nolan Jibb from Sunderland, ON Canada  
It was exactly what it said in the description, no cheap or knock off stuff, and it arrived super fast and all in one piece

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How business should be March 13, 2014
Reviewer: Marcus Dickinson from Pickering, ON Canada  
Product ordered. Proper product promptly delivered, exactly as described and shown. No shipping issues. No customer service issues.

Only a refreshing and positive experience from beginning to end.

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APM 2.6 purchase review March 8, 2014
Reviewer: Mark from Edmonton, AB Canada  
Two thumbs up! Ordered on a Thursday and received it the following Friday - packaged very well. Great to have a company in Canada to support. Looking forward to buying more and keeping it 'local!'

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Good Product January 22, 2014
Reviewer: Mark from Toronto, ON Canada  
This APM was a replacement for another APM 2.6 damaged by an electrical short (now relegated to testbench duty only).  I live in the area, so arranging a pickup was quick and gave an opportunity for a friendly chat about RC stuff with Dany.

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