ArduRover User Group

Dedicated to the exchange of useful information between members using the Arduino or other families of processors for autonomous rovers.

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Before Posting an Issue

Hi All,

Before posting an issue or a problem in the ArduRover Discussion Forum, please check the wiki table of contents, review the firmware release notes in the subforum, and search that subforum for existing answers to your question. Help avoid duplicate threads by finding other members with the same issue and their solution.

When formulating your post, use a descriptive title such as "rover will not navigate to waypoints in the Auto mode" (not "HELP!" or "Problem").

Please include the following information to help diagnose your query:

  • Describe the problem you are having. What is the expected verses the observed behavior?
  • Provide hardware information such as the brand and version of your autopilot, GPS, radio, and compass, as well as any other pertinent details about your rover setup.
  • What version of the APM: ArdurRover2 firmware version are you running?
  • For navigation issues, provide your tlog and/or dataflash log. Click here for instructions on retrieving a dataflash log.


Discussion Forum

Mission (not) Reset

Started by LoopZilla. Last reply by LoopZilla on Wednesday. 4 Replies

Hi,I posted the following on the Tower (DroidPlanner) Git issue forum, and received a reply that this may be an ArduRover issue, rather than an OCU software issue.  Interestingly, when I use…Continue

Can I reassign channels 7 and 8

Started by Flying Buddha. Last reply by Grant Morphett Mar 23. 5 Replies

I need to use channels 7 and 8 on my "Immersion R/C 8 channel" receiver to control two switches. Is it possible to change the default ch 7 and 8 functions on my pixhawk (Ardurover 2.91) to use ch 9…Continue

Cannot intialize battey voltage monitor

Started by Jim phelps. Last reply by Jim phelps Mar 13. 8 Replies

I cannot get the APM to read the battery voltage.APM2.5Ardurover 2.49Voltage tapped off of 2S battery with potentiometer (8.2volts in=3.0volts out)Monitor type is set to voltage onlySensor (none), I…Continue

APMRover2 simulation with MORSE

Started by zach w. Last reply by Niall Dempsey Mar 11. 2 Replies

Hello.I set myself a challenge of hooking up APMRover2 to a car simulated in MORSE and it seems to work so I thought I'd write about it. Might be interesting to someone.…Continue

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Comment by Bob Baker yesterday

Thanks Thomas

I'm using the same compass mount that I use on my Quad.

It's high enough and in the event of a rollover doesn't snap like the traditional post. At least it works well on the Quad.

Comment by Bob Baker yesterday

Thanks for the info heliboy!

Comment by heliboy yesterday

Holes are 4 mm dia and 10mm spacing. It is a nice chassis.

Comment by Thomas J Coyle III yesterday


I built two of them for customers, but never measured the distance between the holes:-(

Make sure that you mount the GPS/Compass module at least 3 to 4 inches  above the chassis to prevent the motors' magnetic fields from interfering with the compass.



Comment by Bob Baker yesterday

Does anybody happen to know the centering on  the holes on the wild thumper chassis? I'm laying out my peripheral's and doing test while I'm waiting for delivery. 

Comment by Grant Morphett on March 4, 2015 at 2:45pm

Hi everyone.  Rover v2.49 is OUT!  Forum post is here

Happy Rovering!

Comment by Phill Scott on December 31, 2014 at 4:02pm

And, the same to you Tom!

Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on December 31, 2014 at 2:51pm

Hi All,

I would like to wish all of the ArduRover User Group members a successful and prosperous New Year.



Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on October 22, 2014 at 12:08pm


Looks like a great start!



Comment by F. C. Bearsch "Tearig" on October 22, 2014 at 11:27am

Getting my rover going, I will have time to dive deeper into the code now and see what is ailing the skid steer options and other peripheral problems, looking forward to playing skid steer for a while... 


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