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No power to receiver hitec aurora 9 9ch receiver

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jul 2, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi I have done all the wiring but no power to rx. I am using apm 2.5 with power module connects to a 3s lipo. Do I need to put in a jumper plug? Coz the cable from esc goes to the output side of the…Continue

Will Ardupilot work with a helicopter?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Beall Nov 30, 2009. 13 Replies

Hi i have a swift helicopter and would like to fit it to it. has anyone done this or planning on doing it? or is it actually possible?

 

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Austin Laws commented on Iain Butler's blog post LA Drone Expo - Is it really all about the Drone?
"Hope your right Chim.plus who do DJI think they are. All they do is play on the stupid ie the people who buy their ridiculously over priced crap! Its crazy that people pay several thousand of dollars or pounds for stuff you can get from other…"
Wednesday
Austin Laws commented on Adrián Nagy Hinst's blog post GimBALL - 3D printed DIY Gimbal with closed hull - PART1 (design)
"shut up and take my money............I love it and want one"
Nov 24
Maciej Karpinski replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Glad I could help"
Nov 16
Austin Laws replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Maciej many thanks goes to you for your help and advice. the video u did was perfect. all sorted I am happy again lol. thanks to all for chipping in too......."
Nov 16
Austin Laws replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Hi you are a life saver this has totally cured the problem 100% and now fully working as should be. didn't know u had to do this and never had done this b4. again many thanks austin."
Nov 16
Rob J replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Youtube shows that your video is private.  If you want it viewed, you'll have to fix that. "
Nov 16

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Nathaniel Caner replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Austin, These guys are giving you good advice. You need to take a step by step approach to determine the problem. Take a step back and start again. What king of Quad is this and what ESCs are you using, are they flashed with SimonK firmware? When…"
Nov 16
Robert Fenney replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"That is why you need to systematically debug the problem.  Sorry but that is how this stuff works. Take care, Robert"
Nov 16
Austin Laws replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"when I use the terminal and go to motorsyne the motors work fine and correctly. but when I disconnect and try to fly its shakes quite badly. listen to the audio in the video. all Ihave done it remove pixhawk put it on a trad heli and then back to…"
Nov 16
Robert Fenney replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Try testing each esc + motor separately and then if they all work correctly then test the quad again. If you have the problem then retreat the esc connections on the flight controller and see if the problem follows the  swapped hardware or…"
Nov 16
Maciej Karpinski replied to Austin Laws's discussion Pixhawk motor issue in the group ArduCopter User Group
"What do you mean with motorsync? Is that ESC calibration or something else? I had similar issues before I calibrated my ESCs www.maciej.se/T810.html#esc Your video is by the way private so I cannot see it."
Nov 16
Austin Laws added a discussion to the group ArduCopter User Group
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Pixhawk motor issue

hi have a pixhawk on my quad and ive been though the setup 4 or 5 times now and still end up with the exact same issue now. I have done a compassmot motorsync and rc cali and everything else needed. running the latest firmware ie 3.1.5 and have changed that also to older firmware with no difference. All I get it is when its armed the 2 front motors spin and the rears don't. When I increase the throttle the rears kick in and the whole model shakes like mental. I have a video here of the…See More
Nov 16
Austin Laws left a comment for pixhawk
"How do I get power to the ESC on trad helicopter? ESC is plugged into rc8 as per manual but no go.esc just beeps like no power to it. Thanks austin"
Oct 27
Austin Laws commented on Applied Aeronautics's blog post Applied Aeronautics - Albatross Design Contest
"Love the looks you got a price?"
Oct 21
Austin Laws commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
"Pixhawk elevator/pitch reverse issue. I just can not get the pixhawk to reverse at all. reverse on my aurora 9 but makes no odds. pick up quad and aileron is fine when I lean it to the right the right motors spin up to relevel it same as when I do…"
Sep 1
Austin Laws replied to Daniel Lachance's discussion DJI vs ... What to do? ...What to do ?
"Hello to u Daniel. hope this message finds u well. Ok to start I have both a naza h and a naza m. both to me seem ok. I have had a few random accidents with the naza m. but I could put them down to maybe flat batteries. But I wouldn't say the…"
Jun 25

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