For some AUTO missions, failsafe needs to be disabled. When the mission prohibits heading towards home from any point (could hit a mountain) or is expected to fly beyond reliable control range. Even…Continue
""CHDK seems to fail to trigger every so often"
Please explain, I use CHDK, and never had a problem with it.
Drawing image location in map is not important, with video transmission, I see the pictures being taken, - and later there's…"
"There is no function for detecting crash. There is, however, a possibility that it detected successful landing.
Wind might have fooled the barometer.
What was the logged altitude, the moment before disarming ?"
"using a android tablet with USB OTG, and a video capture device, you could display the captured video.
those devices cost very little on ebay, but I doubt the drivers are in the kernel, so whoever would program such cool app, would need to get…"
">>Why would it not brown out at the first activation ?
start current of dc motors can vary. also, when the gear is up and locked, depending on the construction and speed of it being lifted, the locking mechanism may stop at slightly different…"
"forgot to mention: the chambers where tubes/holes of a piezoelectric pressure sensor are, are always covered with silicone gel, - there's no electronics exposed. so the air-pressure press on the silicone, not a piezoelectric device.. …"
"yes, even if a droplet lays on it, it's surface tension of the water will influence it only during very slow flight speeds, so assuming you fly at least 10m/s its insignificant, the droplet will still provide pressure on the inside of the tube…"