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Arducopter kept yaw-ing and crashed

Started by Kristiyan Kostadinov. Last reply by Euan Ramsay yesterday. 5 Replies

hey guys, anyone here that could help me understand why the copter kept yaw-ing and yaw-ing for 5minsuntil the wind pushed it and started spiraling and ended in a power line pole ?(lost all…Continue

Capstone Search and Rescue Project. Help Needed to Finish!

Started by Talha A.. Last reply by Talha A. on Saturday. 47 Replies

I had initially raised this question in Arducopter 2.x group yesterday but since no one replied and I really need help, I am posting this question in the Arducopter User Group.Here is the situation:I…Continue

Tags: EKF, APM, Compass, GPS

Question about 3 Important Parameters

Started by Ehsan Zibaei. Last reply by Ehsan Zibaei on Saturday. 5 Replies

Hi friends!I'm doing an experiment with APM and I need to know the order of magnitude of these parameters: 1. Noise of accelerometer and gyros. 2. Time delay between sending a waypoint to autopilot…Continue

GPS errors occur in Auto

Started by Edgar Scott. Last reply by Doug Walmsley on Friday. 19 Replies

for some reason I seem to get a lot of GPS errors in Auto mission.Im not really sure what's going on but from log I think the GPS may be getting an error?Also seems to have a flight more errorAPM…Continue

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Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 2:22am

Thanks mP1. Unfortunately we are leaving early Monday morning so I can't really get it quickly enough from Sydney.

@David - do you have a web portal? I will order from you in the future.


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Comment by David Anders on July 25, 2014 at 2:09am

Hi Spencer,

I have a heaps of black motor related stuff (i'm a 3DR distro).  Let me know if you don't have any luck elsewhere.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:37am

Ive got a spare entire black motor if you want it, in mybox of kool stuff(tm). Pretty sure it works.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:34am

Oh ouch i thought you meant the bolt to keep the prop from flying off :) not the shaft thingo.

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:27am

@Spencer

Turns out that blue adapters do screw on black motors. Priv msg your address and ill post 1 or 2 on monday.

Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 1:04am

Hi mP1 - unfortunately they are not. Yours have 4 holes. The black ones have only 3. Thanks very much for replying though :)

Comment by mP1 on July 25, 2014 at 1:02am

@Spencer

Ive got a few blue adapters, i just dont know if they are compat with blacks. If they are private msg me and ill pop one in the post from Sydney.

Comment by Spencer Willis on July 25, 2014 at 12:54am

Dear All,

I live in Perth, Australia. This week I broke a prop adapter for a black 880kV motor - this is the piece that is screwed to the top of each motor - you attach the prop to this. It had already been weakened after I straightened it after a crash.

I am helping out this week on a field trip with a group of botanical researchers in country WA collecting plant material. I was all set to get some habitat footage with my Y6 to help their project. I have some spare motors on order from 3dr but they will not arrive in time. I don't know any place in Oz that supplies these motors.

This is a humble request - does anyone live in the Perth area that is able to lend me a spare prop adapter for next week? I can happily pay with a slab of beer :D

Spencer

Comment by Andrew Gaiennie on June 27, 2014 at 7:47am
Single sheet will block almost all signals, it will also redirect signals so you can wrap a sheet around 1/2 of your wireless router toward your workstation to boost the signal.
Comment by Andrew Gaiennie on June 27, 2014 at 7:46am
Aluminum foil.
 
 
 

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