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Cap'n JD commented on Randy's blog post Copter-3.4 beta testing starts
"How's the Boat Mode portion of all this going?  Anxiously awaiting that, frustrating to see other drones flying off boats with no problems and I can't even get my solo to initialize."
Jun 16, 2016
Cap'n JD replied to Eduardo Romero's discussion Did solo update 2.3.0-1 include the "boat mode" update? in the group 3DR SOLO
"According to the CEO who messaged me a while back their internal beta testing with it went very well and it was being tested externally by about 100 guys and so far so good.  Their target date for the next software update to include this was…"
May 19, 2016
Cap'n JD replied to Eduardo Romero's discussion SOLO wont take off from boat in the group 3DR SOLO
"Just a little more info here that I learned from Chris via messages.....  I asked if this new mode would be something we'd need to program manually or change certain parameters etc.  He said no, it's all automatic.  So I…"
Apr 3, 2016
Cap'n JD replied to Eduardo Romero's discussion SOLO wont take off from boat in the group 3DR SOLO
"Btw Eduardo, if you are thinking of trying various things in the meantime while waiting for this fix, I doubt seriously you'll find anything that will truly work.  I've been battling with this problem since I got my solo for…"
Mar 24, 2016
Cap'n JD replied to Eduardo Romero's discussion SOLO wont take off from boat in the group 3DR SOLO
"Yes!!!!!!  Yes Yes YES!!!!!!!"
Mar 20, 2016
Cap'n JD replied to Cap'n JD's discussion Parameter Settings, a little help here. in the group 3DR SOLO
"Yeah thought of that, does not work."
Feb 7, 2016
Erik Graham replied to Cap'n JD's discussion Parameter Settings, a little help here. in the group 3DR SOLO
"Try ARMING_CHECK -17"
Feb 5, 2016
Cap'n JD added a discussion to the group 3DR SOLO
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Parameter Settings, a little help here.

Hey fellas are there any specific parameters I need to change to enable the solo to initialize when it's NOT sitting on a perfectly still platform, as in on the deck of my boat.  Using tower I've set the arming checks to "0" but that did not work, if it's moving at all I can't get any further than 4 green lights when I first turn it on for it to initialize.  Apparently there is a "Boat Mode" in development according to another blog, but that does not do me any good "now".  I need this thing to…See More
Feb 4, 2016

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