Dev Kit Weekly ??Bitcraze.io Crazyflie 2.0 Drone Development Kit

May 06, 2019

Dev Kit Weekly ??Bitcraze.io Crazyflie 2.0 Drone Development Kit

The kit comes with a battery, motor, and propellers so you can take to the skies in no time, and also allows expansion to your heart's content through a gang of serial interfaces.

This episode, Brandon reviews the Crazyflie 2.0 drone development kit. While it has since been superseded by the Crazyflie 2.1, the 2.0 version contains many of the same building blocks: 
  • An STM32F405 Cortex-M4 microcontroller 
  • Nordic nRF51822 Bluetooth SoC with integrated Cortex-M0
  • 8KB EEPROM
  • Onboard LiPo Charger
  • Full-Speed USB Device Interface
  • Partial USB OTG Capability
  • Support for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OSX, Linux Controller Clients
  • 7-Minute Flight Time
  • 1 KM Range
In addition, the Crazyflie 2.0 incorporates a 10 degree-of-freedom accelerometer, magnetometer, and gyroscope, as well as a precision pressure sensor. The kit comes with a battery, motor, and propellers so you can take to the skies in no time, and also allows expansion to your heart's content through a gang of serial interfaces.
 
The Crazyflie 2.0 is $180 while supplies last, but Bitcraze is phasing it out in favor of the $195 Crazyflie 2.1. You can find more information on the 2.0 at https://store.bitcraze.io/products/crazyflie-2-0, or try winning it by completing the following form:

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