Tinker Time Treehouse – How To Upgrade 3DR SOLO GPS to M8N ( mRobotics uBlox Neo-M8N GPS )05:30

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Tinker Time Treehouse is what I like to call the time I set aside for projects, crafts, and tinkering with things. This is the first episode and I am installing the mRobotics uBlox Neo-M8N GPS chip into my 3DR Solo quad copter drone. This is a great upgrade and has increased the number of satellites as well as the accuracy of their lock (and the speed of lock is quicker too upon boot up).

Stay tuned or Subscribe if you like this, I will have a few more 3DR Solo Tinker Time Treehouse episodes coming up soon!!

The Aircraft / Quad / Drone:

3DR Home


The Best Buy Deal: (As of Dec 8th):
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/3dr-solo-drone-black/5351035.p?skuId=5351035
Canadian Retailer still selling Solo:
https://www.vistek.ca/store/ProVideoDrones/280746/3dr-solo-aerial-drone-solo-3-axis-axon-gimbal.aspx
B&H (while supplies last):
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1189763-REG/3dr_solo_quadcopter_with_3_axis.html

The GPS is from:
mRobotics
http://store.mrobotics.io/

The link to get this exact GPS is:
http://store.mrobotics.io/product-p/gps001-mr.htm

As of Dec 8th, they are honouring the 5% Black Friday discount when you use promo code: FREE5 . No idea how long that will last.

The forum where I got the info to do this project is:
http://3drpilots.com/

and TurboTurkey has a video for installation of a different GPS here (similar steps). The one I’m installing does not involve wire splicing; it is plug and play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adRLpkzslG0

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