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autonomous rover- no motors, just servo for steering and actuator for braking- rolling down hill

The objective is to build an autonomous gravity racer (no motors, just rolling down a hill) to go through several waypoints. Autonomy throu…

Started by john smith

3 Mar 20
Reply by Ray Quintana

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How should we handle reverse in ArduRover?

I'd like to add support for the rover using reverse in auto mode, so if it can get somewhere faster by going backwards it will. So I'm look…

Started by Andrew Tridgell

48 Mar 11
Reply by Amulya Agarwal

Rover goes in tight circles when in Auto and RTL mode. Error Compass Variance Alert.

The rover works completely in manual mode, but whenever I switch to auto or RTL the rover just turns in tight circles. I get an error messa…

Started by Robert Kyamoto

15 Jan 25
Reply by Nathan Jones

Standard Settings for PixHawk Rover Skid Steering + Sabertooth

I'm trying to get a new rover up and running and keeping hitting bumps...and also my head on the wall! Please help before this beast runs m…

Started by Nathan Jones

7 Jan 16
Reply by Andre Luiz

Mapping APM 2.5/6 output pins to arduino mega 2560 pins

I suspected a bad output on one of my APM 2.5 boards and wrote an arduino sketch to check out the ports.  They were all working OK.  Here i…

Started by emile 'butch' alline

6 Jan 4
Reply by Casper van Zoest

Rover's front servo not moving freely.

Hi,  This is my first attempt for rover with ardurover 2.8 using a cheap crawler. I found a normal rc motor steering style at front at rove…

Started by Qazi Ahmed

0 Dec 5, 2016

Ardurover Follow me mode options

I have a pixhawk controller and trying to layout the follow me options.  As far as I can tell the only mobile GCS that provides "follow me…

Started by Bryan Holloway

3 Nov 29, 2016
Reply by Ray Quintana

4 wheels rover with no steering servo

Hi :) I'm currently working on a project rover project that would basically consist in a 4 wheels vehicle with no steering servo. The vehic…

Started by Josh Taxter

2 Oct 25, 2016
Reply by Josh Taxter

How to calibrate APM 2.6 when the rover is too large rotate

I am trying to use an APM 2.6 on a Powerwheels jeep with a linear actuator to control the steering.  I am trying to go through the calibrat…

Started by Al Jones

10 Sep 2, 2016
Reply by Dan J Pollock

Using a stepper motor for steering with APM 2.5

Hello All, I am in the process of designing and building a rover that uses a 24v geared motor with a Sabretooth speed controller for drive…

Started by Stephen Bennett

4 Jul 31, 2016
Reply by Stephen Bennett

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