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ArduPilot Boat

Started this discussion. Last reply by carlos Sep 6, 2014. 1 Reply

I'm planning to build a slow going "large" ardupilot boat out of pvc pipes. For steering I would like to use two engines, and change the throttle to go port and starboard.I have bought these…Continue

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David Boulanger replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion T100 in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Carl,  Few minor problems that have been my fault.  Biggest lesson learned so far is: Exposed servo extension wire + a drop or two of salt water + 1 hour = a trip in a kayak to rescue the boat. The thrusters have developed a bit of play on…"
Jul 26, 2015
Carl Stiegler replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion T100 in the group ArduBoat User Group
"WoW. That's a nice build. No Major Problems? What about minor?"
Jul 26, 2015
David Boulanger replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion T100 in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Carl,  I have two of them with about 30 hours of use.  No major problems yet.  The boat can be seen in my discussion on the Arduboat user group. Regards, David R. Boulanger"
Jul 26, 2015

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Thomas J Coyle III replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion T100 in the group ArduBoat User Group
"@Carl, Right here Link Regards, TCIII AVD"
Jul 26, 2015
Carl Stiegler added a discussion to the group ArduBoat User Group
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T100

Hi,Got a message the my two T100 was on the way, so I was wondering if someone had used them for a build yet. Didn't find a thread about it, but someone must have got them and hopefully used them? What kind of hull have you build (or planed?)CarlSee More
Jul 26, 2015
carlos replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion ArduPilot Boat
"Any updates on your project? Regards"
Sep 6, 2014
Carl Stiegler commented on Thomas J Coyle III's group ArduBoat User Group
"TCIII: Yes I pledged for two thrusters and esc."
Aug 13, 2014
Carl Stiegler commented on Rustom Jehangir's blog post T100 Thruster Kickstarter is Live + SolarSurfer Progress
"2 thruster, 2 esc and 1 shipping outside US. "
Aug 12, 2014
Carl Stiegler replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Hi,  I have reversed the right joystick, forward/backward motion, so the bar are changing like described. However, when I'm trying to change the rcmap of pitch and throttle the left motor runs continuously and only slows down, but…"
Aug 9, 2014

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Thomas J Coyle III replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"@Carl, When the right joystick goes forward, the throttle bar should go to 1920 and when it goes backward it should go to 1105. You need to reverse the elevator (pitch) joystick at the transmitter.  The right joystick readings going right…"
Aug 8, 2014
Carl Stiegler replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Channel assignment:  I use channel 1, 2 5 and 6 on the futuba receiver. Channel 1 is connected to apm input #1, channel 2 is connected to apm input #3On the output side output 1 is connected to the left motor, and output 3 to the right…"
Aug 8, 2014

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Thomas J Coyle III replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"@Carl, You still need to answer my questions at the bottom of my post above your last post if I am going to be able to help you. The RCMAP parameters are in the Full Parameter List. Before moving anymore connectors, I suggest that you try…"
Aug 8, 2014
Carl Stiegler replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Hi,  I have removed all electronics from the boat, and taken it in. But I'm unsure how to troubleshoot futher. I'll try to use input two again. Any tip for how to find the mapping for the receiver would also be…"
Aug 8, 2014

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Thomas J Coyle III replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"@Carl, Here is what I think is going on with the skid steering motor control of your boat. From your Full Parameter List: Here is how your R/C receiver channels are mapped into the APM control…"
Aug 8, 2014
Carl Stiegler replied to Carl Stiegler's discussion Setup trouble - motors only runs in shorts burst in the group ArduBoat User Group
"I tried to move the cable from rc receiver output channel 2 from apm input nr 3 to input nr 2, and apm output nr 3 to outpput nr 2 but after that I didn't have any output too right motor. Log files are ziped, and can be found here. All the log…"
Aug 7, 2014
Carl Stiegler replied to Thomas J Coyle III's discussion Pontoon Remote Survey Vehicle (RSV) in the group ArduBoat User Group
"I have bought a pair of pontoons a few months back for the same purpose. This was the once I bought, quite thin these also, but I guess every ounce counts on a rc plane. China Post have post rates that are quite low compared to usps, when you…"
Aug 7, 2014

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About Me:
Born in '79, loves to fish
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
To know where the fish stands, it would be a huge help to know the layout of the lake. What better way than a gps enabled boat for that job?
Hometown:
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First try on a (boat) drone for depthlogging

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 6:30am 9 Comments

As an angler, I like to know the depths before I get there and run something more or less expensive in the bottom of the lake. Some newer chart plotter/fish finders units have a tracking software, which not only records the depth, but from some manufacturers also records the different kind of bottom…

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