Charles Linquist
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Problem setting telemetry channel to 115Kbaud on APM 2.6HW?

Started on Sunday 0 Replies

Using FW 3.2.1 and APM 2.6, is there any issue with setting the telemetry channel to 115Kbaud?  I realize that the USB port is already running at that speed, but was wondering if there are any…Continue

Beware of the gimbal!

Started May 19 0 Replies

I recently had a failure - fortunately on the ground.I was using an "Alexmos" gimbal controller and APM 2.6 flight controller.The gimbal controller was connected to the battery (16V) and to the…Continue

Tags: troubleshooting, controllers, flight, Gimbals

GPS and dead reckoning

Started May 19 0 Replies

I ordered a UBLOX NEO M8U GPS unit from Drotek in France.  The GPS has dead reckoning built in, and will continue to provide position information even with no satellite reception.If I'm using a…Continue

Tags: Pixhawk, reckoning, dead, GPS

Pixhawk will not load firmware

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Linquist May 15. 1 Reply

I have a PixHawk - well, to be honest, I have a 'clone' -  a 'FixHawk'.  I know I should buy the real thing, but I have this thing now and I would like to use it.At any rate, it connects via USB just…Continue

 

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Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Strange change in MODE - please help
"The actual GPS chips are about the same size in drones and phones, and the magnetometers are the same.  The GPS  antennas on drones are generally larger and tte larger the antenna, the better the signal. And although phones…"
19 hours ago
Frank-n-flein replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Strange change in MODE - please help
"It could prob be due to the fact that the magnetometers in drones are more sensitive than the ones on phones and that the GPS tracking devices or GPS modules attached to drones are more powerful than the ones in phones. Just from size alone you can…"
yesterday
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Problem setting telemetry channel to 115Kbaud on APM 2.6HW?

Using FW 3.2.1 and APM 2.6, is there any issue with setting the telemetry channel to 115Kbaud?  I realize that the USB port is already running at that speed, but was wondering if there are any software timing problems that could result from running SERIAL1  port faster than 57.6K.See More
Sunday
Charles Linquist posted discussions
May 19
Charles Linquist left a comment for Asim
"Asim, Send me an email at   Charles@Linquist.net And we can converse using normal email."
May 15
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"One of fav. joystciks which I still have is the Microsoft Force Feedback 2 joystick. Have you ever played with it? Youc an still get it off Ebay used ones. We will talk off line about your other 4G ideas. i will send you a message. Thanks"
May 15
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Pixhawk will not load firmware
"Nevermind.   I tried another computer, and it worked."
May 15
Charles Linquist posted a discussion

Pixhawk will not load firmware

I have a PixHawk - well, to be honest, I have a 'clone' -  a 'FixHawk'.  I know I should buy the real thing, but I have this thing now and I would like to use it.At any rate, it connects via USB just fine and everything seems to work.  When I bring up MP, I'm told that APM 3.4.6 is available and I should download it.  I choose the right version and the firmware downloads from the net.And then gives me an error.  A screen capture is attached.I'm not told to plug/unplug anything.  As soon as the…See More
May 15
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
May 15
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"The two printers I have: FlashForge Creator Pro (with many modifications)  - this is fast, but can't handle things larger than about 150mm X 230mm  X 230mm high.  Extremely good for the price.  I would recommend this one…"
May 15
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"By the way what 3D printers are you using. One of my Engineers is looking for one."
May 15
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"So the GPS you have picked is it plug in play for Pixhawk or would it require some changes? My programming skills sucks at this point. Still learning.There is one guy who has put together a step and step instructions on how to get 4G LTE to work,…"
May 15
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"You have really got me going on you crash, as I also don't want to encounter this problem in the future. :) I cam across two old discussions on GPS related issues. Check this LINK"
May 14
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"Haven't had time to look at the flow chart.  All my craft are custom and designed be me.  I have 2 3D printers which helps a lot. I don't fly beyond LOS in the USA. But I have flown the model shown in 2 countries…"
May 14
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"By the way i just found a company that makes a 4G box for Pixhawk... Interesting. here is the LINK"
May 14
Asim replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"Nice Quad! Custom built or your own design?Although flying out of sight is some what discouraged by FAA due to collision with manned aircraft even below 300 ft, I am not sure what the final verdict is on this topic. I have heard that it will become…"
May 14

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