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Paparazzi is currently being developed by several universities and a team of enthusiast volunteers from around the world.  It is used by private corporations, universities and hobbyists for an ever-increasing number of applications.
Paparazzi is currently being developed by several universities and a team of enthusiast volunteers from around the world.  It is used by private corporations, universities and hobbyists for an ever-increasing number of applications.
<h2>[http://www.ppzuav.com/ PPZUAV] </h2>
<h2>[http://www.ppzuav.com/ PPZUAV] Get it now without issues.</h2>
<p>NEW: '''''Tiny2.11/TWOG now available now in stock ready to ship.'''''<br>
<p>NEW: '''''Tiny2.11/TWOG now available now in stock ready to ship.'''''<br>
NEW: '''''[http://ppzuav.com/osc/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=4_2&products_id=67 Bundles] that include the parts you need are now available.'''''</p>
NEW: '''''[http://ppzuav.com/osc/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=4_2&products_id=67 Bundles] that include the parts you need are now available.'''''</p>

Revision as of 12:26, 4 September 2008

The Paparazzi project began in 2003 with the goal of creating a free and open-source UAV guidance system which could be easily adapted to a wide variety of aircraft for a wide variety of applications. The system has since proved to be extremely successful and Paparazzi-based aircraft have won all top positions in every flight contest in which they competed.

As an open-source project, all source code and hardware plans are freely available on the internet for anyone to produce, use, modify, and redistribute in accordance with the GPL License Agreement which requires only that the open-source nature of the project be maintained by all who redistribute it.

Paparazzi is currently being developed by several universities and a team of enthusiast volunteers from around the world. It is used by private corporations, universities and hobbyists for an ever-increasing number of applications.

PPZUAV Get it now without issues.

NEW: Tiny2.11/TWOG now available now in stock ready to ship.
NEW: Bundles that include the parts you need are now available.

PPZUAV has been providing Paparazzi Based products longer than anyone. Our experience shows and you can be confident you are buying from a company that has been providing Paparazi Hardware the longest.

We know it can be daunting to discover Paparazzi and wonder what to do first. So we take care of the basics for you before shipping. Each Fully Assembled Tiny2.11 ready to program another feature the competition is just now starting to offer. How we do this:

  1. We load the bootloader
  2. configure the GPS module (LEA-5H Tiny2.11 we also update the GPS Firmware to the latest from u-blox)
  3. We load a sample tiny2.11 program into it.
  4. We verify it runs the program (LED1/RED flashes)
  5. Then acquires a 3D fix (LED2/GREEN flashes).

For TWOG orders we load the USB Boot Loader for you before shipping. This means you can use the USB programming cable as soon as you receive your TWOG to program it.

This means when you order a TWOG or Tiny Autopilot you receive a tested, working, ready to configure for your aircraft Paparazzi Autopilot Assembly. Quite often new users will wonder if the Autopilot working so knowing it was configured and tested will help you focus on the real issue(s) and get flying faster.

Please eMail sales@ppzuav.com with any questions or special requests before you place your orders. We return emails as quickly as possible. If it's an easy question within hours. More complex or longer explanation requests may take some time to read then write your answer so be patient.

Coming Soon: Paparazzi GPS external assembly (v1.3)

Visit the PPZUAV WebStore


We are Paparazzi Project users ourselves. We are also business people and know how to take care of our customers. What is listed on the Web Store http://www.ppzuav.com/osc/catalog is usually in stock or will be in stock in a few days (i.e. "backorder" means 3 days lead-time).


USPS Shipping has been temporarily disabled. Reasons:

  1. We had one FOB (Military) address customers order completely lost. They filed a claim and we refunded their order amount (costly to us)
  2. We have had numerous customers USPS shipments take over 30 days to be delivered. Since there is no tracking number provided by USPS the customer starts to wonder about us not USPS.
  3. If your order is lost (some orders are very expensive) USPS will only give us 45.00 compensation regardless of insured amount for shipments outside the USA. So considering how much could be lost what is the value of bad feelings on both sides if it is lost?
  4. We had numerous complaints that no matter what option was selected the USPS module chose the most expensive shipping method (almost the same cost as FedEx). This is not something we can control or fix because it's USPS that does the calculation.

FedEx Shipping We must be clear. The calculation you see with FedEx is the same one FedEx uses when we ship. That amount is charged to us and we have to pay it. If you see 82.00 for your shipping charge that is what FedEx will charge us to ship it. We have heard people say they order from this or that vendor and FedEx was much less expensive. Consider the vendor. We are not TI or IBM. The calculation you see is the same. We use Fedex.com to ship so you are welcome to login and input the same information and verify the calucuations.

The shipping provider is selected with you in mind not us. If you truly have no consideration for receiving your equipment email us and we can arrange USPS for your order. It will be shipped US Postal Priority International Flat Rate for approx 25.00. Delivery time will average 10 or more days and up to 60 days before they will investigate. Since we consider you first we have to make sure you are aware of this so there is no false expectations. No matter the shipping company we ship orders as quickly as we can. In some cases the same day we receive the order. So delays are out of our control once we deliver it to the shipping company.

Customs: We can not lie about the value of your order. We are obligated to list all items (Packing Slip) and the value regardless of shipping company. All orders will be listed in the customs declaration at the amount paid. A packing slip will be included. This will help your order to clear customs faster (100% of the delay is there) and since this is expected when you buy from any vendor it should be expected from PPZUAV as well.

Please check the PPZUAV website often as we expand our product offering.

Mantis Electronics (Website)

Mantis Electronics is pleased to offer assembled Tiny 2.11, IR boards, GPS modules, USB-TTL interface boards, 3-Axis I2C/SPI accelerometer boards, and accessories for immediate order. Our boards are solder paste stencilled, reflow soldered and 100% tested.

Our Items:

  • Tiny 2.11 assembled with LEA-4P and GPS antenna: $250 ($260 with Molex Picoblade connectors)
  • 2-Axis IR board with IR sensors: $75
  • 1-Axis IR board with IR sensors: $55
  • u-blox LEA-4P GPS module: $75
  • USB<->TTL Serial board: $15 (useful for programming and telemetry)
  • 3-Axis I2C/SPI accelerometer board: $35
  • MLX90247 IR sensors: $12
  • Tiny 2.11 bare PCB: $10
  • 2-Axis IR bare PCB: $5
  • 1-Axis IR bare PCB: $5

Current lead time for orders is 3 weeks. USA shipping is $6. International shipping is $15.
Please see our website http://mantiselec.com/paparazzi.html to order.


After numerous requests i am working on supplying all pcb's , parts , gps etc and will be fully supporting the paparazzi projects now and in the future , so please bear with Richard & Myself David (cncbasher), whilst we gather stocks and manufacture pcb's etc , enquirys can be made direct to paparazzi.pcb@rctechnix.com if you wish , a web site is in the process( now up and running see below ) of being put together which will incorporate sales of everything papparazzi , we will even help in getting your own built projects going if you are stuck so long as it's paparazzi based ! too , Bare PCB'S are now available for tiny13 v1.1 , classix v0.99 & dual_ir incl free 1st class postage ,whilst we work on getting the shop up and running if you need bare pcb's , they can be purchased using Paypal from our website http://www.rctechnix.com . we are currently assembling a few for testing and will announce availability shortly of assembled boards and complete kits , along with wiring harness's , usb lead's , gps , antennas & zigbee modules etc.

Although the website is new , we hope to have stocks of almost everything you will need , and other rc supplies too .

"Halfbase" Mass Produce - Your Benefit!

Some people have had problems with Halfbase. PLEASE READ BEFORE ORDERING. For more information see this thread in the mailing list.

Whats Aviation required? A Calm & experienced Pilot! As for UAV, Realtime & Reliable System is essential!

Each Tiny is handmade by SMT master, to withstand the most extreme environment in mind!
Each connection is very strong, with extra solder on every Grounding & connector! Whole available!

All Assembled Tiny v2.11 / TWOG, Now come standard 'ARTF'!

  • FREE Pre-programming ~,
  1. Pre-load the bootloader + USB Tunnel
  2. Pre-configure latest GPS module ( LEA-5H )
  3. Programming using Paparazzi
  4. Testing if, Tiny v2.11 Running is OK
  5. Testing if, GPS success Locating in (4Hz)
  • FREE Cables,
  1. miniUSB- USB, Programming Cable ( Sending 'Paparrazi Airframe setting' )
  2. miniUSB- Download, Programming Cable ( Reflash 'Bootcode/GPS config' )
  3. Power Cable, (Male + Female + Cable) Detachable
  4. 3,4pins IR Cable, Molex Picoblade type connector Cable, for your 1-asix & 2-asix IR sensor Boards.
  • FREE 14pcs Pre-crimped both end 1.25mm Pico-blade 'Male connector Cables with 30cm long ~
  1. 6pcs x 3 pins Cable
  2. 4pcs x 5 pins Cable
  3. 2pcs x 7 pins Cable
  4. 2psc x 8 pins Cable
  • FREE Programming Adaptor:
  1. 1pcs x FTDI-chip FT232R 3.3v USB to Serial (Manual Jumper available to 3.3v/5v setting)

Status:- ~ All PCB, Kits & Assembled ready to ship - Next day! Live Stock available Now! ~

'▪~Tiny v2.11 whole Kits: included "GPS LEA-5H + PicoBlade + USB Cable "$185"

▪~ Tiny V.2.11 Fully Assembled: GPS + PicoBlade + USB Cable: USD $285 ~
Now! ~ All Kit included "USB Programming Cable"!! ~ Class 3 Standard ! Wholesale availiable

▪ 1-Axis IR board with IR sensors: $35 ▪ 1-Axis IR bare PCB: $0.5
▪ 2-Axis IR board with IR sensors: $55 ▪ 2-Axis IR bare PCB: $0.6
▪ MLX90247 IR sensors: $8, Nippon, Japan IR sensors: $5

▪ UltraSonic Senor Module: $60, ▪ "UltraSonic Sensor (Transmitter/receiver) $10/pair"

▪ u-blox LEA-4P / LEA-5H GPS Module: $55 ▪GPS Ceramic Antenna - 25mm/18mm $5.00

▪ USB Programming Cable $10 ▪ ~ Picoblade 1.25mm (3/4/5/7/8)Pins, Male/Famale x 10 ~~ "$1 Only!" ~~

Fuselage :- ▪ Discus 4m Fiberglass + air-brake $360 ▪ Scorpio 2.6m $168 ▪ Predator - body only $120

Our intention is fully on Education Institute, we provide great discount offer to Research & institute!

Send your require order to sale@halfbase.com or Visit uav.halfbase.com

'All profit we made, fully goes into a Project base charity we currently establishing.'
Aims to provide learning platform for school & institute, recruit interesting voluntary party to take parts,
in assisting & directing, Lecture & Engineer those project ideas into reality, wisely & openly.
We're working toward to a successful & sustainable establishment, and smooth project invention growing! evolve together!


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