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HobbyKing Customer service, or lack there of

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Christensen Sep 14, 2015. 3 Replies

My email to hobby king:I have…Continue

Tags: sucks, HobbyKing

External Magnetometer/Compass is stuck in one quadrant.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Max Patissier Aug 14, 2014. 3 Replies

Has anybody been able to trouble shoot this?I'm using a wooden H frame with aluminum arms, with an external compass/gps…Continue

Tags: shooting, trouble, gps/compass, arducopter

 

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Ben replied to Dat0's discussion Arduino Boat
" Yeah, you could run it on Ardumega, as that is the base chip on the ardupilot. The code requires a bit of modification for a standard board, but it will work. In fact, there might already might be a script that is on github that does exactly…"
Sep 8, 2016
Ben replied to Dat0's discussion Arduino Boat
"you should be able to ardupilot and set auto navigation to way points, I think that would satisfy the basic requirement, as it can use the built in program to make course correction based on GPS location. "
Sep 5, 2016
Ben replied to Kevin Rearick's discussion Water drone application
"Yeah, there's a great video by these guys thas show to waterproof electronics for IP68. If you find any info on marine sonar and integrating them with arduino, will you post it, thanks?Standards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4z8QMgTEA4"
Sep 5, 2016
Ben commented on Burkhard rieck's blog post The Ardupilot controlled transducer boat part 3
"Hi BurkHard, I found Pyhum a couple of months ago, but I forgot about this post. I haven't done any programming in python, but I wondering if you have checked it out. Just curious if you've heard about…"
Oct 2, 2015
Kevin Christensen replied to Ben's discussion HobbyKing Customer service, or lack there of
"So my issue in not returning a product. It is getting a product sent to me. I have done 3 orders with Hobby King and I have had this problem with each of them. It takes them for ever to ship a product. This last one has been a terrible…"
Sep 14, 2015
Scott W replied to Ben's discussion HobbyKing Customer service, or lack there of
"I've had great results w/ HK.. Service might be the wrong word.. But keep it simple, and they will help you...  If something goes wrong, simply ask for a return, and then you do the reorder yourself.  I've never had them deny me…"
Sep 14, 2015
Kevin Christensen replied to Ben's discussion HobbyKing Customer service, or lack there of
"I am having a similar issue and I will post my problem as well (don't have time right now). I would suggest that everyone avoids hobby king."
Sep 14, 2015
Ben replied to Cristian Rougier's discussion Brave sea hull in the group ArduBoat User Group
"I don't think you understand, if you are going to make a custom set up, you can focus on the specs you want, not exactly what the other product provides. If you are just dropping the bait, you can stick it on a multirotor and drop it, you…"
Aug 23, 2015
Ben replied to Cristian Rougier's discussion Brave sea hull in the group ArduBoat User Group
"how much weight are you towing, do you want it to suspend the bait and have a quick release when a fish takes it, what is your controlling device you want to use, what is your budges if it's not $60,000? It basically sounds like you want…"
Aug 22, 2015
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HobbyKing Customer service, or lack there of

My email to hobby king:I have attached the conversation thread I had with Eulogio.  I had on the morning of Aug. 12. I had ordered some motors that where on sale during your midsummer sale, order number 20011914115, they went out of stock. I've checked back 4 weeks later to find out they have discontinued. So I contacted your Live…See More
Aug 12, 2015
Ben replied to bigkahuna's discussion Wired comms to ArduRover (for underwater use)? in the group ArduBoat User Group
"You know on subs, we used a towed array to for coms. It's basically an antenna with a float on it. I've been thinking about doing a submersible rover, and it's the cheapest thing I could think of. Bassically you can have 15 feet or…"
Aug 5, 2015
Ben replied to Harris's discussion Boat does not follow waypoint in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Huwell"
Aug 3, 2015
Ben replied to Harris's discussion Boat does not follow waypoint in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Excessive drag can cause your ship to turn with out correction, or a mag is out of calibration it could be causing over correction, or if your rudder is too small or big or the ratio of the servo movement for the angle can cause over por under…"
Aug 2, 2015
Ben replied to Harris's discussion Boat does not follow waypoint in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Is your boat very symmetrical, off balance weight on one side of the keel, and have a substantially large enough rudder, and move at a speed that has a realistic spped where the unit can update position an make corrections to headings with out…"
Aug 2, 2015
Ben replied to Ernie's discussion Quad flipped upside down in Loiter mode
"Under logs there CURR and Vcc,"
Jun 11, 2015
Ben replied to Chris Maier's discussion Altitude Hold Troubleshooting
"have you tried changing the mix between baro and gps 3d fix?"
Jun 10, 2015

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