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
"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"