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Started by Damo. Last reply by Josh Welsh 1 hour ago.
hi,Is it possible to connect my ezuhf diversity receiver to the apm 2.6 using only one servo cable(ppm i believe it is called). This will be great if it is do-able.Continue
Started by Scott. Last reply by Scott 4 hours ago.
Does anybody know why I cant use a Geo Fence when I'm trying to plan a mission on Mission Planner?And when I say I cant, I mean its not selectable when I right click. Thanks.Continue
Tags: Fence, Geo
Started by Damo. Last reply by Stone1295 on Friday.
hi,I recently bought a frsky taranis. Am i supposed to use the frsky firmware on their website or should i goto the opentx website and get the version there(which is much newer). ThanksDamoContinue
Started by TheGiantUfo. Last reply by Jani Hirvinen on Friday.
Hello all,Anybody have an idea why jdrones store support team is not answering? (Even Jani Hirvinen)?As I am trying to contact them since a week but there is no response.ThxContinue
Which PID value would I adjust to make my quad's rudder input more sensitive?
Ian, I have/had some trouble like this on my Jdrones Hexa... under the "Motors" command, my motors started firing out of order, instead of starting with motor 1 like it should on the hexa in + config... it started with #4 and continued around the loop. I couldn't get help on it yet, but logically, I figured if I move all my ESC jumpers 1 slot ccw, it should line my motors up properly... it didn't, they moved one more slot further away on cw.... I am going to try and go the other direction now and see what happens tonight.
@Ian, I had some trouble with Oct configuration. The correct connections are here
Ian: See this link: http://code.google.com/p/arducopter/wiki/APM2_Motor_order It is already in the wiki. I am assuming you have an APM2.
Need some x 8 help... Do I use Ardu coptor V2.5.3 octa X firmware? I have all my motors setup as per wiki X8 counter rotating diagram, but when I run the motors test, it does not conform to the video in the motors test.
Motors are absolutely wired correctly, I disconnected and listened for esc beeps to test, and they are correct, what am I doing wrong? Instead of 1-6 4-7 3-8 2-5 like the video, mine is firing 1-3-8-4-2-6-7-5, I can't find any info on proper firmware setup for this config, any help would be appreciated...
Here is my configuration with all my current pids. This is the 3DR quad with 880 motors. Feel free to let me know if I need to change anything.
Bradley: Are you using the 2.5.3 code? The Alt Hold issue was with 2.5 but should have been resolved with 2.5.3
Well I have had the second voyage with my 3DR quad with the 880 motors, everything worked great. I still need to try the failsafe but that will come when I get some of the other things tweaked right.
1.Alt_hold- it would be about 20 feet in the air and would drop to the ground before it would recover. Didnt' hit the ground very hard.
2. Loiter- Same thing as the Alt Hold except the range of it holding at the GPS location it was moving around alot about 20 feet each way.
It flew like a champ though. Thank you to everybody that has helped.
First flight today! My home made quad with APM1
Altitude of almost TWO INCHES. I was able to remain in flight for almost FIVE seconds. It was amazing :-)
I need to fix a few things, mount the propellers better and tie down all lose ends.
Soon... flight #2 and pictures or video
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