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ArduCopter Pixhawk HITL

Started by Tweeter. Last reply by Jani Hirvinen 12 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hey All,Is there currently support for an ArduCopter Hardware in the loop on the Pixhawk?Thanks!Continue

APM 2.6, AC 3.1.5 - Loiter mode issue - found loose GPS battery and terminals inside 3DR gps casing!

Started by PF. Last reply by PF yesterday. 10 Replies

Hello,My HL octo is flying great with APM2.6 (w/ 3DRuBlox w compass) and AC3.1.5, but I have challenges in loiter. I can take off and enable loiter. Then the octo will stand perfectly steady, for…Continue

Sonar for walls

Started by Newtoon. Last reply by Newtoon on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Hi everybody !For my next project, I would like to build a quad capable of not a hitting a wall while climbing (to follow a building for instance) and not the ground, like what this guy did …Continue

Tags: sonar

Landing Gear Servo choice?

Started by Mark Aylward. Last reply by Artem on Tuesday. 8 Replies

Hi Folks,I have a foldable landing gear for my OCTO but only manually.  I would like to buy a servo to drive the gear up and down. Naturally it needs to be light and it should not need to be very…Continue

Tags: limits, travel, Gear, Landing, Servo

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Comment by Mark Aylward on Monday

ok so now I am stuck at getting the R7008sb to talk to PixHawk for my initial set-up.  Do I get a PPM encoder and use the 8 ports into PixHawk vai the encoder or is there another solution yet?

Comment by Mark Aylward on Friday

Can someone help on my posted question?

http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/arduppm-v2-3-16

Comment by johnny moritz on October 17, 2014 at 1:01pm

HI All
I am new to RC and need some help. I have had problems setting up my TX (Senior Moment).
Now using a EEPE file I got from friend that works. But some settings don't thats why i would
like to find a file that someone is using on their Hex.  Maybe they will share the file with me.
If it works for them it will for me as well with the equipment as i have.
Any and all help would be greatly be appreciated.
Johnny Moritz     Spring, Texas


I have a:        Tarot 680 Hex Pro
                        Fysky Taranis x9d TX  and  a X8R Reciver
                        APM 2.6  with   uBlox GPS with Compass
                       MODE 2 USA


Configed like this on the APM and Reciver
                       CH1  Thr
                       CH2  Ail
                       CH3  Ele
                       CH4  Rud
                       CH5
                       Ch6
                       CH7
                       Ch8

I would like to have an EEPE file i can FLY (with Sounds)

Modes             RTL
                          Alt Hold
                          Stabilize
                          Land
                          Loiter

And Maybe        Auto
                           Acro
                          Circle
                          Sport

Comment by Richard Kennedy on October 5, 2014 at 8:10pm

@Austin

I recently had an issue where checking the reverse box [ in AMP Planner ] didn't reverse it as it should but if I did so in the full param list it did. 1 is normal  -1 is reverse.

 

Comment by Paul on October 3, 2014 at 9:53am

Problems/issues drone quadricopter using 2.5 AMP last step "SETUP ALL IN ONE ESC"

I just finished calibrating the setup and installation of a drone quadricopter with APM 2.5. with Mission planner last version.

How do the tuning "all in one of the 4 esc" everything works perfect truttle and left control of movement.

But as I go back mode 'normal I have serious problems on the speed' minimum or zero drone quadricopter better with truttle a low position to zero.

anyone has any suggestion?

Thank you for vs time and congratulations to the whole community '

Bye Paul

PS ** I hope I have posted in the forum corrected the problem thanks again to all a good weekend;)

Comment by Paul on October 3, 2014 at 9:50am

Hi all

tks for joing me in this group

Comment by Ricard Pardell on September 23, 2014 at 10:28am

Hi all, I am starting a project where I want to add two pusher propellers to an X octocopter configuration.

I wonder if anybody can give me his opinion on the feasibility of doing this on Arducopter.

Comment by Chris Leech on September 10, 2014 at 4:29pm

Just throwing this into the mix here and I apologize if it is not the correct forum gents, but there is little time left to take advantage of this great offering. I thought it my duty to bring to your attention this invention from a German group of engineers that may very well put to rest much of FAA worries about LOS/ FPV and Drones falling out of the sky. Check this out. I signed up for an "Early Bird" of this device called the AP Manager (by Gizmotec) that combines two FC's of your choice (their test set up uses two Pixhawk, but it can be any combo, mix or match) and even if both fail it will still control a multirotor or fixed wing craft via the onboard Rx. Watch this http://igg.me/at/AP-Manager/x


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Comment by Randy on September 2, 2014 at 5:29am

@Austin,

Make sure that on the MP's radio calibration screen, the green bar for the pitch moves in the opposite direction to the physical stick on your transmitter.  If it moves the wrong way, fix it in the transmitter not by adjusting any arducopter parameters.

Comment by Johann van de Venter on September 1, 2014 at 3:28pm

Austin

Is simple or super simple mode active?

 
 
 

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