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Control via Ethernet Connection????

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Smith Dec 2, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi Folks,I have searched this forum but still can't find the easiest way to control the APM 2.5+ via Ethernet / Internet.I just want to be able to update its waypoints via a router / ethernet…Continue

APM 2.5 control using Ethernet connection???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Hestbech Dec 3, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi Folks,I have searched this forum but still can't find the easiest way to control the APM 2.5+ via Ethernet / Internet.I just want to be able to update its waypoints via a router / ethernet…Continue

APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen May 11, 2013. 8 Replies

Hi Folks,I have searched this forum but still can't find the easiest way to control the APM 2.5+ via Ethernet / Internet.I just want to be able to update its waypoints via a router / ethernet…Continue

 

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Tommy Larsen replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
May 11, 2013
Simon Howroyd replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"I'm sure there is however I've nev"
Jan 7, 2013
Adam Smith replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"I suppose that will work as I can just connect the wifi module to the wifi router that then transmits the signal back to base over a long range wifi backhaul connection. I would prefer to have a Ethernet connection to avoid any…"
Jan 6, 2013
John replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"Thanks for the info "
Jan 6, 2013
Simon Howroyd replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"No. This is plugged into APM as you would do XBee. It puts the serial data stream onto a TCP or UDP port on the devices IP address (which you can set to static). In mission planner, next to connect, rather than  selecting a COM port you select…"
Jan 6, 2013
John replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"so you use this device on the apm and are able to connect to it from a pc on the network running mission planner? Does it use software on the pc that creates a type of virtual com port that is tunneled over the network? Thanks"
Jan 6, 2013
Simon Howroyd replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"Ive used a Xbee footprint wifi module, setup as an adhoc network. Was good. Hacked apart my old virgin media, netgear router, put a patch antenna on it facing up, setup the module to auto connect to the SSID with WPA2. Worked very well indeed. Got…"
Jan 6, 2013
John replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet
"I want to do the same thing. I simply want to be able to connect to my APM via tcp/ip through an ethernet connection. Is this possible?"
Dec 27, 2012
Dennis Hestbech replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5 control using Ethernet connection???
"Sorry - a misunderstanding on my part. Instead of realizing that the question had been double-posted, I thought that I had failed posting my initial reply..."
Dec 3, 2012
Adam Smith replied to Adam Smith's discussion Control via Ethernet Connection????
"Surely, there is a board that will connect to the TTL UART connection on the APM2.5 and output to a ethernet cable. I already have a good router comms setup I just would like to integrate the APM 2.5 into this existing setup. Any suggestions? Adam"
Dec 2, 2012
Andre K. replied to Adam Smith's discussion Control via Ethernet Connection????
"The simplest method, would be to add a small install a Android cellphone onboard, and use it's a USB/serial adapter on it's USB host."
Dec 2, 2012
Dennis Hestbech replied to Adam Smith's discussion APM 2.5 control using Ethernet connection???
"It's been a while since I trawled this site's group for this kind of endeavor, and like you, I didn't find a cookie-recipe howto document on the subject. The information is there, though.. I have decided that I'd like to…"
Dec 2, 2012
Dennis Hestbech replied to Adam Smith's discussion Control via Ethernet Connection????
"This site has a group for this endavour. As far as I remember (it's been a while since I went through the threads), there's no single how-to/build log document, but there's lots of information there, nevertheless. I have an idea,…"
Dec 2, 2012
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APM 2.5+ Control via Ethernet

Hi Folks,I have searched this forum but still can't find the easiest way to control the APM 2.5+ via Ethernet / Internet.I just want to be able to update its waypoints via a router / ethernet solution.Can anyone point me in the direction of a good how to guide?Or at least some converter board that will get the job done.Thanks,AdamSee More
Nov 29, 2012

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