ArduPilot now available to buy!
January 6, 2009
Great news! ArduPilot is now available to buy [ http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8785 ] at Sparkfun. The price is $24.95 (or buy 100 at $19.96 each ;-)). Note: there is a limited number available now, but Sparkfun can make more pretty quickly so get your order in now and they'll be filled from backorder in the order they were received.
[Update on availability from Sparkfun: ~15 coming out of production today/morrow.
63 more PCBs ready. Waiting on xtals (probably about a week).]
You'll also need an EM406 GPS [ http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=465 ] module, and for all but the most stable planes, an FMA Co-Pilot [ http://fmadirect.com/detail.htm?item=1489&section=20 ], so unless you already have those items, the total cost of the autopilot will be around $155.
Huge thanks to Nathan Siedle at Sparkfun for helping us get through the production snafus and otherwise taking this project under his wing. Now let's win his autonomous vehicle competition [ http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=9016 ] with an ArduPilot-guided plane!
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