This is a basic script for connecting U-Blox GPS to U-Center through an APM (as a middleman) basicly connects Serial 1 directly to Serial 0 (USB) bidirectionally, FYI you can modify the code to use…Continue
"You might try dipping the props in Rain-X (might help in preventing ice buildup.)
or better yet, one of the several new nano coatings folks are working on for that.
one example Anti-Icing Superhydrophobic Coatings
"Google Play says the free version takes android v4, but donation page says it supports v2.2 and up. So I was only able to install the free one on one of two of my androids... although I have nothing to test with at the moment, I wanted to see…"
"There was recently a posting that talked about how we are overdoing the amount of dampening material. Or better yet; not taking full potential of thier properties.
I think we need something simple, like we coat the inside of the APM2.5+ Case…"
"Yes, exactly that kind of system is what we need. A Widly Used, Passive/Active beacon-ish thingy. One that can broadcast valuable info to existing ATC systems, enhancing our safety, along with those of larger ariel platforms.
"It kind of sounds like the esc's are in programming mode instead of arming.
That happens when the throttle isnt low enough in order to arm the esc's. (so they go into programming mode automaticly, and uses the throttle position…"
"First question is: Are you inside or outside during your tests?
If outside, are you surrounded by trees/houses? (how much of the sky can your gps see?)
How many Satellites is it picking up?
What is the gpshdop value at its lowest (monitored via…"
"Do you need to be running arducopter?
I believe ardurover code is small enough to run on an apm1; and do the logging you need.
Regardless if its in any control modes; I think just booted-up and running its going to log to flash the sensor data."