Need to put your ELEV-8 v3 Quadcopter Kit together? Follow these step-by-step instructions for assembling, testing, and configuration. Don't worry - no soldering required!
Why should we care about drone" safety? It's the law, and it's your repsonsibility to know! Being a good sUAV citizen not only helps protect you, other people, and property, it affects the perception and future regulation of the hobby and industry.
Are you ready to mod your ELEV-8 v3? This tutorial will show you how to build a set of fully programmable running lights composed of bright RGB LEDs and custom PCBs you can order from OSH Park.
Ready to add servos to your ELEV-8 v3 Quadcopter? Explore these beginner, intermediate, and advanced hardware and firmware hacks.
Add code to the Parallax ELEV-8 Flight Controller to use its available ports as general-purpose input/output pins. Once you understand how to control an LED or read the state of an input pin, you can apply that to your own custom accessories.
Ready to optimize your ELEV-8 v3 Quadcopter's performance? Here you will find instructions for gyroscope and accelerometer calibration, basic roll, pitch, thrust, and gain tuning, and mechanically balancing your frame and propellers.
Although the Parallax GroundStation provides useful information about the ELEV-8 v3 when it is connected to your computer with a USB cable, it is even more fun when that connection is wireless, with 900MHz XBee modules!
Get ready to fly! Follow this well-illustrated, step-by-step tutorial to build your ELEV-8 V2 Quadcopter Kit. These instructions are for assembling the Parallax ELEV-8 Quadcopter Version 2 (#80200 or #80202) in its most standard configuration.
New to flying multirotor aircraft? This guide for the ELEV-8 V2 Quadcopter is a perfect place to start learning. Topics include RC transmitter controls, safety guidelines, arming and disarming your flight controller, beginning and advanced flying techniques, and optimizing your multirotor performance.