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Power GoPro In-Flight

Started Apr 21 0 Replies

Does anyone know if this cable GoPro 3 Cable will let me supply…Continue

Tags: apm, arducopter

motors spin but then stop

Started Apr 19 0 Replies

If i hold my quad on the ground and spin the motors, two motors turn off at about 50% rpm. I have reflashed the ppm encoder, erased and reinstalled the firmware,replaced esc,calbibrated esc,replaced…Continue

Tags: apm

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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Mike replied to Damo's discussion Motor Mount in the group ArduCopter User Group
"I personally wouldn't use either option. If these eBay arms are similar to those that look the same as sold by Hobby King and RCTimer they are not very stiff and you don't want to magnify any movement. Use shorter screws and loctite and…"
Jul 6
Alex Lee replied to Damo's discussion Motor Mount in the group ArduCopter User Group
"did you try thin washers between the motor and the frame?"
Jul 6
Damo added a discussion to the group ArduCopter User Group
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Motor Mount

I have these arms on my quad Arms. Historically i used to mount the…See More
Jul 6
Damo replied to Damo's discussion Arduplane Not holding Altitude in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Would it be possible that this is caused by never completing automatic tuning ?"
Jun 24
Damo added a discussion to the group ArduPlane User Group
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Arduplane Not holding Altitude

My APM does not hold altitude in FBWB and does not rise to 100 metres in RTL (in fact it Falls in altitude in both cases). See attached TLog and param file.RTL Location in Tlog Attached : 49% - 56% -: You can clearly see the altitude go from 50 metres to 15 where i had to enable manual again. RTL altitude is supposed to be 100 metres.FBWB Location in Tlog Attached : 41% to 44% You can clearly see the altitude go from 30 metres to 8 where i had to enable manual again. FBWB is supposed to hold…See More
Jun 22
Damo replied to Damo's discussion Arduplane FLWB Not holding Altitude in the group ArduPlane User Group
"yes - everything is calibrated"
Jun 16
Hein du Plessis replied to Damo's discussion Arduplane FLWB Not holding Altitude in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Have you calibrated your APM accelerometers?"
Jun 16
Damo added a discussion to the group ArduPlane User Group
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Arduplane FLWB Not holding Altitude

Hello,I have tried FBWB on my new Finwing Penguin. Attached are 2 dataflash logs. I dont have telemetry logs.Can someone point me as to why or what i can do to fix the altitude not holding issue?thanksDamoSee More
Jun 15
Damo replied to Damo's discussion APM Dataflash Logs Playback in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Agreed, but you know for tlogs you can hit play and "watch" your flight. Can i do that with the dataflash logs?"
Jun 12

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Thomas J Coyle III replied to Damo's discussion APM Dataflash Logs Playback in the group ArduPlane User Group
"@Damo, In the MP Flight Data screen there is a tool bar under the HUD. To the right of the Telemetry Tab is the Data Flash Log Tab. Click on that Tab and a menu will appear allowing you to download data flash logs and then review…"
Jun 12
Damo added a discussion to the group ArduPlane User Group
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APM Dataflash Logs Playback

Can i playback in Mission planner data flash logs or is this feature only available with Tlogs?See More
Jun 12
Dan Murray replied to Damo's discussion Finwing penguin Maiden Flight - Help Needed in the group ArduPlane User Group
"I was thinking of picking up an eflite apprentice, making use of the SAFE feature and learning that way. Any thoughts? Thanks!"
Jun 4
Drone-University.com replied to Damo's discussion Finwing penguin Maiden Flight - Help Needed in the group ArduPlane User Group
"You need one hour to master the penguin, but that is with an experienced user on your side who will fly your plane first and make sure everything is fine than it will be a bruise. Now go for a second hand bixler or a new arf bixler. It is an…"
Jun 4
Dan Murray replied to Damo's discussion Finwing penguin Maiden Flight - Help Needed in the group ArduPlane User Group
"On my own ... not doing that again! I need something in between the little guy I started with and the Penguin to learn on... in addition to some help! "
Jun 4
Drone-University.com replied to Damo's discussion Finwing penguin Maiden Flight - Help Needed in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Dan were you on your own or any experienced RC person with you ?"
Jun 4
Dan Murray replied to Damo's discussion Finwing penguin Maiden Flight - Help Needed in the group ArduPlane User Group
"If it makes you feel better I spent tons of time building my penguin and took it out for the maiden last weekend. This was only my second fixed wing and the first of any real size. Maiden lasted about 10 seconds and the plane is in about 15 pieces…"
Jun 3

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