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Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre K. Apr 20. 6 Replies

Hello,I am trying to figure out if or how I can access GPS information from my 3DR Controller?  I know it is possible to access GPS information from the Drone but is it possible to do so from the…Continue

How To Send Mavlink Commands To SITL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anjum Shariff Dec 31, 2016. 1 Reply

Hello,I am trying to figure out how I can send mavlink commands to my SITL environment.  I have SITL running on my linux mint VM and I have my own python code generated from mavgen.py which decoded…Continue

Help Choosing New Drone that is Similar to 3DR Solo

Started this discussion. Last reply by DJ Martin Jun 30, 2016. 2 Replies

Hello,I am trying to find a drone similar to the 3DR Solo that uses mavlink and WiFi similar as Solo but I am hoping the manufacturer is not 3DR.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.Thanks…Continue

Understanding Communication Links between Solo and Controller

Started this discussion. Last reply by Francisco Ferreira Apr 26, 2016. 5 Replies

Hello,I have been building a program to to execute remote commands on the 3dr solo and was thinking it would be simply as easy as understanding mavlink which it turns out I am way off.  There is udp…Continue

 

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Andre K. replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
""Solex" ,of course it can follow you, you can have a friend(s) run a small(/free) Solex app on his phone (in pocket)  - then you will be able to command solo to follow those friend(s) while making great shots. It also has a lot more…"
Apr 20
DJ Martin replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
"Andrey, I have been working on my application and I am having problems still getting GPS from my mobile device.  My question is for the 3DR solo what mobile app do you recommend to get the Solo drone to follow-me preferably on an iPhone or…"
Apr 20
Andre K. replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
"both your controller, and you phone/tablet gets the position of the Solo using mavlink, likewise, the phone/tablet can share it's position to do a follow-me.   And yes, both are openly accessible to anything inbetween, including the…"
Apr 15
Andre K. replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
""build an app to show the GPS of the mobile device" I assume yo mean like make an android app that gets the GPS position on the android device you are using to run Solo/Solex application ?  - that does not require anything else than…"
Apr 12
DJ Martin replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
"Hi Andre, Thanks for your reply.  Do you know how I can get GPS from the controller/mobile device or know of any resources online that might have information about this? I am trying to build an app to show the GPS of the mobile…"
Apr 11
Andre K. replied to DJ Martin's discussion Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS
"both your controller, and you phone/tablet gets the position of the Solo using mavlink, likewise, the phone/tablet can share it's position to do a follow-me.   And yes, both are openly accessible to anything inbetween, including the…"
Apr 11
DJ Martin posted a discussion

Does 3DR Controller Use/Have GPS

Hello,I am trying to figure out if or how I can access GPS information from my 3DR Controller?  I know it is possible to access GPS information from the Drone but is it possible to do so from the Controller also?I have not been able to find valid information online yet so thanks in advance.JoeSee More
Apr 10
Anjum Shariff replied to DJ Martin's discussion How To Send Mavlink Commands To SITL
"Hello, Could you get this working? I am trying to do something similar with PX4 SITL. Please let me know if it worked for you."
Dec 31, 2016
DJ Martin posted a discussion

How To Send Mavlink Commands To SITL

Hello,I am trying to figure out how I can send mavlink commands to my SITL environment.  I have SITL running on my linux mint VM and I have my own python code generated from mavgen.py which decoded the mavlink messages from SITL.My SITL experiment is just a generic copter in a loop going to 5 different geo points.  I have a separate script that sends out LAND commands or SETMODE commands which does work on my real drone.  I am just trying to get my SITL environment to receive the commands.  I…See More
Nov 2, 2016
DJ Martin replied to DJ Martin's discussion Help Choosing New Drone that is Similar to 3DR Solo
"Hey Cala, The main reason why is because I already successfully modified the solo with custom software and I would like to find a similar drone to do the same thing to prove that the software is cross-platform however if the drone is too different…"
Jun 30, 2016
Cala replied to DJ Martin's discussion Help Choosing New Drone that is Similar to 3DR Solo
"If you like Solo why don't you choose that one? I hope pixhawk 2 is only inside the Solo at the moment."
Jun 29, 2016
DJ Martin posted a discussion

Help Choosing New Drone that is Similar to 3DR Solo

Hello,I am trying to find a drone similar to the 3DR Solo that uses mavlink and WiFi similar as Solo but I am hoping the manufacturer is not 3DR.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.Thanks in advance,JoeSee More
Jun 29, 2016
Francisco Ferreira replied to DJ Martin's discussion Understanding Communication Links between Solo and Controller
"If you are asking if ArduCopter have the details of what those packets are the answer is no. Those packets are between Solo, controller and the app, they have nothing to do with ArduCopter."
Apr 26, 2016
DJ Martin replied to DJ Martin's discussion Understanding Communication Links between Solo and Controller
"Francisco, One last question for now.  Would you think the ardupilot/ArduCopter might have in it what I am looking for?  That is where I have recently been looking.  I have been poking around on the controller and drone also...I will…"
Apr 26, 2016
Francisco Ferreira replied to DJ Martin's discussion Understanding Communication Links between Solo and Controller
"If you want to control Solo, like flying and landing I recommend that you use the Guided mode and corresponding commands. Stopping the RC stream isn't a very good approach - if you have some problem in your program you won't be able to get…"
Apr 25, 2016
DJ Martin replied to DJ Martin's discussion Understanding Communication Links between Solo and Controller
"Francisco, Thanks for your replies, with your help on a different post I was able to get my python mavlink parser working. Regarding this post, lets say I have my solo connected to my controller and I was flying it fine then lets say I wanted to…"
Apr 25, 2016

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