I'm really hoping somebody can help me out here.I just got a set of 3DR Radios, the older style where the air unit has 5 pins and the ground unit has the huge antenna. It came with 1.7 sik on both so…Continue
"open MP then press Control F then click on Param Gen on the left.
Close everything and then re-open and you should be fine.
Also when opening MP "before" connecting go to config/tuning and make sure the drop down that says…"
"rebind your RX so that it does S.Bus and PWM and then you can just assign a switch to channel 9 on your TX and then connect the signal from your gear directly to your RX's 1st PWM pin and a ground, Do NOT power them off the RX or APM make sure…"
"There are 3 flight modes you could look at.
Stab is just pretty much auto level that uses the mag/baro
Alt-Hold which is basically stab + holding altitude using the baro
Loiter uses the GPS to calculate position and tries to keep it there.
"do NOT forget to use a cord to tie the 2 tubes together. I had a bud forget when he made his and it took off with the center pole still attached to the copter and made it impossible for him to land. It was like a pogo stick. Felt bad for him as he…"
"I built a stand a few years ago to "air test" units without actually having them in the air :)
just some PVC tubing and wood. Costs about 5 bucks to make and pays for itself on the 1st use since no chances of breaking even a prop :) Plus…"
"unless you throttle up it will auto shut down after about 3 seconds. This is normal and is by design.
Make sure you are throttling up at least 20% or else it will disarm after a few seconds even if you are messing with pitch and roll"