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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.

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Discussion Forum

Standard Settings for PixHawk Rover Skid Steering + Sabertooth

Started by Nathan Jones. Last reply by Anders Wikstrom Oct 16. 10 Replies

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 me over lol!Overview: -200lb custom built steel frame rover.…Continue

Tags: SaberTooth, Pixhawk, SkidSteering, Rover

4wd rc mower

Started by mic d jona. Last reply by mic d jona Sep 5. 13 Replies

Hi Guys, not only am I a newby but I'm an old newby. I've decided to build this mower so that I don't have to mow 2 acres of undulating property when I'm ten years older. Building the frame and…Continue

Skid Steer Setup

Started by CI. Last reply by nickthecook Aug 25. 9 Replies

I am currently trying to reuse old Quadcopter parts to make a small rover. I am setting it up to use skid steer for turning. Everything is set up step by step from the ArduRover Wiki with…Continue

Transforming a RC car into a Ardurover

Started by Antonio Hernandez Aug 3. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I want to transform my old RC car, i have the APM and everything that i need to transform, but i have some doubts about how to power it.First of all my ESC is a Hobbywing xerun 120A : …Continue

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Comment by dr0n3droid on August 5, 2015 at 8:32pm
AUTO will default to HOLD without a GPS LOCK.
If that helps?

T3
Comment by healthyfatboy on August 5, 2015 at 8:29pm

Hmmm...I'm running Rover v2.5 right now and trying to set up the mode selection properly. I have it going from Manual to Learning just fine. When I set one of my switches to the proper position for Auto, it shows in the Flight Mode setup screen that I'm on that mode but every indicator of the current mode shows it going to HOLD instead of AUTO. I have no idea why that is and it's giving me fits trying to run an AUTO mission.

I have my FS Action set to HOLD, have Throttle FS enabled, and all that works great after the 1 second timeout I set it to.

It doesn't seem to matter what Mode position I put AUTO on (mode 1-6), when I put my switch in the proper position, it always goes to HOLD instead of AUTO.

Is anyone else having this problem?

Comment by Bo Barry on August 1, 2015 at 8:15pm

Thanks,  I had just found that info & concluded the same.  I'll just add it to a little Arduino and have it honk the horn occasionally,  and then louder when it gets near a car.  I'm crazy enough to send it on a mission in our neighborhood.  :)  Thanks again. Bo


Developer
Comment by Grant Morphett on August 1, 2015 at 8:00pm

Bo, this is the sonar setup page.  At the moment the sonar's guide the rover to go around an obstacle.  There is no way to do what you ask unless the software is changed.

http://rover.ardupilot.com/wiki/common-optional-hardware/common-ran...

Comment by Bo Barry on August 1, 2015 at 7:10pm

 Switching from a quad to a Rover temporarily.  Where can I find info on how to 'use'  the sonar output to say sound a horn or stop the vehicle?   Bo


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Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on July 11, 2015 at 5:30am

@SHARANG RENGARAJA USHA,

Please start a discussion in the User Group Discussion Forum so that we can help you with your issues.

Regards,

TCIII AVD

Comment by SHARANG RENGARAJA USHA on July 10, 2015 at 7:17pm

Does anybody knows how to connect and program apm 2.5 to sabertooth 2x25. If so please help me

Comment by dr0n3droid on July 8, 2015 at 5:14pm
Making necessary repairs as we speak. Hoping to map a course tonight to ensure that I meet the 100m mark.

Developer
Comment by Grant Morphett on July 8, 2015 at 4:52pm

Hi everyone.  For the competitive amongst you Chris Anderson from 3DR has very generously create a Rover race within the T3.  Details can be found here.

http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/t3-back-to-the-future?commentId...

Lets see what your Rovers have got people!!

Thanks, Grant.


Developer
Comment by Grant Morphett on June 19, 2015 at 1:03am

Hi all.  Rover Release v2.50 is OUT!
http://ardupilot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=112&t=12801

Let us know how you go.

Thanks, Grant.

 
 
 

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