Electronic recovery andDual Deployment

Discussion on ground control/GSE and recovery equipment. This includes launch pads, triggers, chutes, streamers etc. Includes other items such as simulation and other computer software, etc.

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Re: Electronic recovery andDual Deployment

Postby PJR » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:41 am

Thanks Lamp I will get the 70g version for now, is that the same as the featherweight version you talked about or a different model. I should of put main chute in the post above but you worked it out. thanks

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Re: Electronic recovery andDual Deployment

Postby Lamp » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:06 am

Phil, I have a Raven 1, 3 x Raven 2's (all 70g versions) 1 x Raven 2 (250g) but as yet no Raven 3's. They are all basically the same, I know Adrian ran out of one of the parts and could not get them anymore so he updated the whole altimeter when they went from being Raven to the Raven 2. I assume the same thing caused the Raven 2 to change to the Raven 3 but I do not really know. I know he gets his boards made in bulk so he might have run out of boards and just decided to revise it to make minor improvements.

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Re: Electronic recovery andDual Deployment

Postby cryoscum » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:24 am

I've got one Raven 3, but as Lamp said, the differences seem to be minor.
Some specs here: http://www.featherweightaltimeters.com/The_Raven.php
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