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Can a hawk be flashed via SPI

Started Aug 8, 2016 0 Replies

I have a hawk with a bad usb bus. Neither the onboard nor the external USB ports work and it came with 3.3-Dev installed on it. Can I flash the latest firmware via SPI and a USBAsp?Continue

3DR LEA GPS question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Jun 1, 2015. 2 Replies

What side of the GPS is the mag chip soldered? Is it soldered on top of the board or on the bottom of the board?ThanksContinue

3DR Radio stuck in bootloader mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Nov 22, 2014. 1 Reply

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

 

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Craig replied to Bernardo's discussion Mission Planner latest version
"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…"
Feb 17
Craig replied to Jerald Thompson's discussion Cannot download APMCopter V3.4.5 via Mission Planner
"have you tried setting your limits on the radio itself?"
Feb 16
Craig replied to Jerald Thompson's discussion Cannot download APMCopter V3.4.5 via Mission Planner
"3.2.1 is the last version that is supported on APM hardware. Anything higher needs Pixhawks 1/2+ the only way you're going to get what you need is to add the code you need yourself I'm afraid."
Feb 16
Craig replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"yup. :)"
Jan 6
Craig replied to Bob Smith's discussion AM 2.8 landing gear retraction in the group ArduCopter User Group
"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…"
Jan 4
Craig replied to ALAN CHUA TUAN LIAN's discussion Stabilize mode like Loiter mode !!!
"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. And…"
Jan 4
Craig replied to Thomasss's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.42 no Full Parameters List
"open MP and without connecting go to config/tuning and check the layout/advanced from the dropdown and see if it now lets you get to the advanced areas such as full param list and tree view"
Dec 20, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"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…"
Nov 30, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"yah it's a tad small for my T960 too lol. Like I said I made it a few years ago when my biggest flying brick was a F550 :)"
Nov 30, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"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…"
Nov 30, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"I can't see anything that would suggest anything out of the normal. :("
Nov 29, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"Start here http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/common-downloading-and-analyzing-data-logs-in-mission-planner.html then upload the .bin or .log here and we can take a look see."
Nov 28, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"What do the logs say?"
Nov 28, 2016
Craig replied to Tim H's discussion Pixhawk Shuts down when elevator or Aileron is used
"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"
Nov 27, 2016
Craig replied to Gonzalo Velasco Conde's discussion APM 2.6 ¿SERIAL NUMBER?
"APM's do not have serial #'s This was introduced with the Pixhawk."
Nov 20, 2016
Craig replied to Garry Bencsik's discussion Possible to reverse CW / CCW setup? How?
"not sure it would work [read fly] doing so but you could always just reverse 2 wires on each ESC which would reverse the direction of the motors. But you will also have to swap props as well."
Nov 20, 2016

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