ELEV-8 V3 Tutorial Series

The ELEV-8 Quadcopter product line is discontinued.

Take to the skies with the ELEV-8 V3 Quadcopter! This tutorial series will teach you everything you need to know to get started with your ELEV-8 V3 – from responsible flying and build instructions, to advanced project ideas.

This series has been divided into three consecutive sections (described below) to guide you linearly through the tutorials whether you're in the classroom, or DIY-learning at home.  We strongly recommend you follow these tutorials in order unless you're an experienced roboticist who is familiar with the ELEV-8 V3 and have previous quadcopter flight experience.

  • Prerequisite(s) - Completing these introductory tutorials is very strongly recommended before you proceed with the main lesson(s). These tutorials are designed to teach the foundational skills you will rely on as you progress through the tutorial series. We've also provided important legal information you are required by law to understand and comply with.
  • Main Lesson(s) - This sequence of tutorials, takes you from start to finish through your robotics kit. You will progress through construction, learn how to control the ELEV-8, and perform initial calibration for better flight performance.
  • Projects - Once you have completed the main lesson(s), or if you are simply looking for new ideas and activities, give these projects a try! Most will require one or more additional hardware components not included in the main robot kit. These items are usually available through our ecommerce website www.Parallax.com. Check the parts list for each project for details on what you’ll need.


Main Lesson(s)