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 +== Cameras ==
 +  2x GoPro heros  ​
 +  Micro USB for charging (there are 2, but only really need 1)
 +  SD Memory card for recording video locally
  
 +== Antenna Tracker ==
 +  Antenna rig (has 4 mounted antennas, 2 video receivers, and a servo)
 +  1x 11.1V lipo battery (for receivers)
 +  4x AA batteries (for LCD & servos)
 +  2x RCA Video Cables (can use one if needed)
 +  tripod
 +  2x dazzles (only necessary for machines directly connecting to video receivers that do not have capture cards)
 +
 +== Hexikopter ==
 +  the hexikopter
 +  telemetry receiver (and associated usb cable)
 +  rc controller
 +  2x 14.8v lipo batteries
 +  1x spare battery
 +  lipo charger
 +  -- if transmitting video --
 +  1x video receiver
 +  2x antenna (to connect to the video receiver)
 +  1x video transmitter (with power regulator)
 +
 +== Plane ==
 +  the plane
 +  2x 11.1v lipo batteries
 +  2x video transmitters
 +  gps transmitter (for antennae tracker)
 +  rc controller
 +  spare props (12x3.8 slow flyer pusher)
 +  CommBox (charge it before you go as we don't have the power adapter)
 +
 +
 +== Server ==
 +  server box
 +  DVI to VGA adapter
 +  power cable
 +  mouse and keyboard (if running on desktop)
 +  network cable
 +  networking switch
 +  power strip / surge protector
 +  at least 2 RCA to Coaxial connectors (for current server'​s capture card)
 +
 +== Piloting Software ==
 +  serial to usb cable
 +  Laptop to run it on
 +  ​
 +
 +== Itemized List ==
 +  3x 11.1v lipo batteries
 +  3x 14.8v lipo batteries
 +  1x lipo charger
 +  4x AA batteries
 +  3x video receivers
 +  3x video transmitters  ​
 +  RCA video cables
 +  1x gps transmitter
 +  1x Antenna tracker rig
 +  2x non-mounted antennas
 +  1x tripod
 +  hexikopter (and RC controller)
 +  plane (and RC controller)
 +  spare props
 +  networking switch
 +  comm box
 +  serial to usb cable
 +  2x (or more) RCA to Coaxial connectors (for current server'​s capture card)
 +  power strip / surge protector
 +  machine to run server ​ (as necessary: input hardware, power cables, network cables, monitor cables, dvi to vga adapter, capture devices)
 +  machine to run autopilot (see above)
 +  machines for client (see above)
 +
 +== Week Of Checklist ==
 +  1) Fully Charge Batteries
 +  2) Test video transmission system
 +  3) Verify equipment exists
 +  4) Reserve trailer
 +
 +== Flight-Day Checklist==
 +
 +Antenna Tracker Calibration
 +  1) Power on antennae tracker.
 +  2) Choose 'Set home' option (calibrates tracker'​s current GPS location)
 +  3) Choose '​Calibrate'​ option (calibrates with plane'​s relative location)
 +
 +Video Calibration Prior to Running Server
 +  1) Run vlc
 +  2) Choose appropriate capture device
 +  2) Set video format to NTSC_M_JP
 +  3) close vlc
 +  4) start server
 +
 +GoPro Camera Calibration
 +  Set to r4 mode
 +  (On server) Crop size (power of 8): 632 x 472
 +
 +Auto-Pilot Calibration
 +  1) ??
 +
 +Hexa-kopter Controller Info
 +  gear switch - altitude hold (0 -> off (for landing especially),​ 1 -> on)
 +  fmode switch - gps hold (0 -> off, 1-> position hold, 2->come home)
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