Multikopter Project Comparison

Here is an attempt at comparing some currently known projects of airborne non-commercial or open community projects of quadcopters, sometimes also referred to as UAVs, quadrotors, or multicopters.


Project

MCUs

Sensors

Actors

Flight modes

Configuration(s)

Source code

Hardware

Price [EUR]

Started

Status

Tri

Quadro

Hexa

Okto

>Okto

Schematics

PCB Design

Gyro

Acc

GPS

Compass

Pressure

DSL

RCSum

S3DSum

Temp

Light

Servos

HH

Integral

Height-Hold

GPS PH

GPS FP

+

x

R

Y

+

V

Avail?

License

Avail?

License

Avail?

License

Non-commercial and/or open community projects

NG

1x LPC2148, 2x ATMega

MEMS

Opt

Opt

Opt

Opt

4x

1x

1x

Opt

Opt

5x

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Opt

Y

Y

Y

Opt

Y

Y

Y

Opt

Y

Y

GPLv3+

Y

CC-BY-NC-SA

N

-

ca 420

08/2007

stable, active

UAVP

1x PIC 16F876

MEMS

Y

Opt

Opt

Opt

N

1x

N

N

N

2x

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

Y

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

GPLv2+

Y

GPLv2+

Y

GPLv2+

ca 800

09/2006

stable, active

HB-Kopter

1x LPC2148

MEMS

Y

N

Y

Y

1x

1x

N

N

N

10x

N

Y

Y

N

N

N

Y

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

Y

GPLv3+

Y

GPLv3+

Y

GPLv3+

Unknown

Unknown

devel

ARM-o-Kopter

1x AT91SAM

MEMS

Y

Opt

Y

Y

1x

1x

N

Opt

N

2x

N

Y

Y

Y

N

N

Y

Y

N

N

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

N

-

Y

-

N

-

ca 450

03/2007

stable, active

Mikrokopter

1x ATMega, 1x STR9 (Opt)

Pieco

Y

Opt

Opt

Opt

N

1x

N

N

N

2x

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Parts

MKv1

Y

MKv1

N

-

> 750

2006

stable, active

We try to validate the above information from time to time, to make sure it's up-to-date and correct.
Feel free to contact us if you think something is not accurate.

Comparison (last edited 2011-01-04 16:18:18 by AmirGuindehi)