Charles Linquist
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What previous version has fully functional joystick control

Started Jun 12 0 Replies

I need to be able to control my craft with a joystick.  This function is broken in the later versions of MP.  I would like to know what is the latest version with fully functional joystick control,…Continue

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Joystick problems - AGAIN

Started Jun 4 0 Replies

I running MP 1.3.48 on Windows 10I have the prescribed Logitech joystick. I am CONNECTED to my craft.  I go into SETUP/PLANNER and choose  JOYSTICK SETUPI plug in the Logitech joystick, go to the…Continue

Questions on RC failover and object avoidance

Started Jun 4 0 Replies

I have some questions about RC / Mavlink failovers.My experiments show that if I'm using radio communications, Mavlink can over-ride those commands.For example:  If I ARM the craft using radio, I can…Continue

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

Started May 21 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

 

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Robert Mapes replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Joystick support
"Charles,  I need to implement your automatic failover between 4G and 915Mhz. Is your small pcb board you previously described available for this?"
Jun 21
Robert Mapes replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Telemetry and HD video over 4G
"Charles, Do you have more detail on this  little (1" X 1") board which acts as a level shifter / failover / data selector.  That board connects to 6 GPIO and power pins on a Raspberry pi, and 4 pins of a RFD 900 radio (also…"
Jun 19
Charles Linquist posted a discussion

What previous version has fully functional joystick control

I need to be able to control my craft with a joystick.  This function is broken in the later versions of MP.  I would like to know what is the latest version with fully functional joystick control, and where is a reliable source for that version?See More
Jun 12
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Jun 4
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…"
May 25
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…"
May 24
Charles Linquist posted a discussion

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
May 21
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May 19
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
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
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion Joystick support
"Not a lot.  I have been chasing so many other things.   like automatic failover between 4G and 915Mhz which I just got working."
May 14
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"I just ordered a GPS module from Drotek in France.  This GPS module has a UBLOX NEO M8U  module which offers dead reckoning.  If the GPS screws up,  the module still outputs GPS data until the data becomes "good"…"
May 14
Charles Linquist replied to Charles Linquist's discussion GPS, compass reliability
"Asim,  Several things: I sat on the ground for 5 minutes messing with my camera and gimbal.  I took off manually, and then switched to AUTO after about 10 seconds. I have my throttle failsafe set to CONTINUE WITH MISSION IF IN AUTO…"
May 14

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