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apm 2.5+ compass calibration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenobi Apr 20, 2013. 5 Replies

HI,DO i need to calibrate the compass on the apm 2.5+ before each flight?THanksDAmoContinue

Tags: compass, 2.5+, apm

 

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Artem replied to Damo's discussion SBus on APM in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Here it is, still in his Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-B7PQy0joGrN1JXWkJTRXRxYUk&usp=sharing&tid=0B-B7PQy0joGrUjFmb2pSTFlqcWc#list look through the files, useful staff ;) "
Thursday
Artem replied to Damo's discussion SBus on APM in the group ArduCopter User Group
"let me see, which version I had. its been almost half a year since the last time I've flown APM2.6. "
Thursday
Damo replied to Damo's discussion SBus on APM in the group ArduCopter User Group
"so are the comments about it false - there are a few saying that the throttle jumps up and down. Second question for you - peter kings link to the firmware doesnt exist anymore - do you know where i can download it ?"
Thursday
Artem replied to Damo's discussion SBus on APM in the group ArduCopter User Group
"it works great, it is basically a pixhawk's encoder. "
Thursday
Damo replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"I 100% agree. This should be implemented. It's a safety issue in my opinion."
Thursday
Damo added a discussion to the group ArduCopter User Group
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SBus on APM

Hi,Does anyone know if this works or if there is newer firmware. From reading the comments there are issues ?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Nqr4-cbyvISee More
Thursday
Damo replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"perfect. i will try that"
Thursday
Brian McGrath replied to Damo's discussion Taranis X8R Bind in the group ArduCopter User Group
"You need one of these: http://www.alofthobbies.com/frsky-sbus-converter.html It works fine for me. Ch1-8 on CPPM and ch9-16 on the X8R PWM pins."
Thursday
Warren Eather replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Thanks Tridge but I believe the feeling here is that it would be handy if you could Disarm from the transmitter. Maybe if the sticks are set for a few seconds to the OBC Termination values. ie ailerons full left, throttle off, elevator full up,…"
Thursday

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Andrew Tridgell replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"There is some documentation on arm/disarm on plane here: http://plane.ardupilot.com/wiki/arming-your-plane/"
Wednesday

Moderator
Nathaniel Caner replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Damo, You are correct.....I was premature in my excitement. Regards, Nathaniel ~KD2DEY"
Wednesday
Damo replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Rolf, how did you get the x8r to work with the apm using one cable over cppm. I tried this and it didnt work and was told that it doesnt work. But you look to of done it in the image above?"
Wednesday
Damo replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"There is no disarm function still."
Wednesday
Parke @ ParkeFlyer replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"It looks like there is a new disarm feature after an autolanding is complete in 3.3.0. Possibly this would allow us to switch the plane to "Land" mode (after we've manually landed) and the system will disarm after the default 20secs.…"
Wednesday
MarkM replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"That looks like it still the same arming option just that it's now enabled by default. Still no dis arming function though."
Wednesday

Moderator
Nathaniel Caner replied to Damo's discussion Disarm Arduplane in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Damo, Arduplane 3.3 was just released today and it now has the ability to arm/disarm the same way Arducopter does. You can read how it works here. And you can read about all the other new features/enhancements in 3.3 here. Regards, Nathaniel…"
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