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Artificial Horizon Changes Size

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre Kotze Jun 17, 2013. 4 Replies

I just loaded MP 1.2.53 and noticed that every time I close it and open it up again my artificial horizon gets stretched vertically.  Has anyone else experienced this perhaps?Continue

Tags: mp, 1.2.53, planner, mission

Good PID settings for stock frame with v2.3

Started Feb 18, 2012 0 Replies

Does anybody have any good PID settings for a stock frame ArduCopter with 924kv Hacker Style motors perhaps?Or can anybody please tell me a good way to start tuning these settings and what to look…Continue

AC2 PID Tuning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre Kotze Jan 14, 2012. 2 Replies

How does the PID tuning work?  How much do I increase/decrease each time and are the changes reflected in real-time or do I need to click on "Write Params" for them to take effect?Continue

Tags: AC2, tuning, PID

Waypoint Navigation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jan 14, 2012. 1 Reply

How does the waypoint navigation work exactly?1.  Say I've got 5 waypoints programmed but I dont take off from my home location, if I then go into AUTO mode will my quad fly to my home location first…Continue

 

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Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Ah ok, just too bad one notices the stretching in fast panning scenes..."
Jul 29
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Im guessing you did use the Defisr as the video is clearly being stretched on the sides when you yaw..."
Jul 29
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Did you use a GoPro for this footage?"
Jul 29
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"Same here..."
Apr 24
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"I have a sonar on my APM1 quad.  I haven't flown it for a long while but I found that a sonar_gain of 0.6 works the best for me, however it's nowhere as good as in the previous versions.  Have a look here -…"
Apr 4
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"Do you always do your test flying in the same spot as in the video?  Have you ever tried it in a open field perhaps?  GPS signals will bounce off buildings giving you a less accurate lock..."
Apr 4
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"I posted my APM1 Autotune results over on the new APM Forum yesterday if anyone is able to browse through them and comment please? http://ardupilot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=5822 ; Thanks,"
Jan 27
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"I've just posted my APM1 Autotune results over on the new APM Forum if anyone is able to browse through them and comment - http://ardupilot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=80&t=5822 Thanks,"
Jan 26
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"I'm using 3.1 on my APM1 and the sonar is working fine.  I found that sonar_gain at 0.6 works best for me..."
Jan 18
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"Im using v3.1 on my APM1 board.  I had to disable a few features to get it onto the board though.  So far I've tuned my thr_accel_p to hold altitude nicely and now Im waiting for a calm weekend to do autotune..."
Dec 24, 2013
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
Dec 19, 2013
Andre Kotze commented on u4eake's blog post U4eake's showleds, arming and low battery warning leds
"Hi Rich, I was already disabling MOUNT, CAMERA, OPTFLOW and AC_FENCE when I tried it the first time.  I had to include GPS_PROTOCOL which took the sketch size down from 247kb to 238kb and now I'm able to upload without any issues..."
Dec 19, 2013
Andre Kotze commented on u4eake's blog post U4eake's showleds, arming and low battery warning leds
"Has anyone been able to upload the new 3.1 firmware?  I get a "verification error / content mismatch" error after the upload process and the MP wont connect to the APM, but when I upload the firmware to the APM via the MP it works..."
Dec 15, 2013
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"I've tried it before but must have chosen two values with a similar scale. That or I just didnt notice the different scaling on the right-hand side... :-)"
Dec 12, 2013
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Ah ok now I get it to work... Thnx"
Dec 12, 2013
Andre Kotze replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Please excuse me if this is a dumb question but why is there a "Graph this data Left" and "Graph this data Right" button in the Log Browser?  I've tried both and they produce the same graph.  Am I missing something…"
Dec 12, 2013

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