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What kind of amps are people drawing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Kershaw Apr 29, 2016. 5 Replies

Right, I'm not entirely sure my set-up is perfect but I'm working on it...I'm flying a H-800 (Hobbyking H-800 Hex frame)On this I have the following parts....DYS D4215 - 650kv motors from…Continue

More Mission Planner woes!...

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Kershaw Apr 12, 2016. 5 Replies

Ok, I am still having problems with setting up my copter....All has been going ok...I've set up most of it to be ready for Auto Tune in the air.... But.....I had to re-install Mission planner and…Continue

No connection to Mission Planner???

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Kershaw Apr 5, 2016. 8 Replies

Oh for the love.......Ok, So I built a hex a while ago and all has been going ok....I've had a few test flights but it not fully set up....Now, I can't get it to connect to Mission Planner????Can…Continue

Pixhawk Telem connections...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III Jun 13, 2015. 4 Replies

Hi Folks,I am still very new to all of this but I never do things the easy way....I already have 3DR radio fitted to my Pixhawk on the Hex I'm building but wanting more, I have a Minim OSD and a…Continue

 

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David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion What kind of amps are people drawing?
"Ha! That simple! Lol... ;-)"
Apr 29, 2016
Vital Belikov replied to David Kershaw's discussion What kind of amps are people drawing?
"No problem :) To be more efficient you need to find ballance between low kw motors, big props, light weight and big battery :)"
Apr 24, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion What kind of amps are people drawing?
"Thanks for the reply Vital Belikov... I really must have a look at my telemetry screen to see what Amps I'm taking in the air...  On the stick, it's only just over half way... I need to find a way to make it more efficient... I am…"
Apr 24, 2016
Vital Belikov replied to David Kershaw's discussion What kind of amps are people drawing?
"Calc shows that you need 36 amps to hover. And your throttle is near 60% at hover. My 800 quad with 3-axis gimbal needs 20 amps for hover. But it has quite efficient setup. I would tell that it sounds right for me. You can connect second 4S 6200mah…"
Apr 24, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion What kind of amps are people drawing?
"Ah... I knew I forgot something... Prop's are RCTimer 13X5.5 Carbon.... The batteries are very new at about 5 full flights plus using them at set-ups...."
Apr 16, 2016
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What kind of amps are people drawing?

Right, I'm not entirely sure my set-up is perfect but I'm working on it...I'm flying a H-800 (Hobbyking H-800 Hex frame)On this I have the following parts....DYS D4215 - 650kv motors from RCTimer,RCTimer 45A ESC's,Tarot Retractable Landing Gear,Tarot mounting parts to mount the battery plate and Gimbal,A cheap eBay 2 Axis Gimbal,Pixhawk FC,FRSky X8R reciever,3DR Radio,MAVLink board and OSD.And a 4S, 6200mAh Zippy Compact battery....Now, I'm getting 6-7 minutes comfortable flying time....I have…See More
Apr 16, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion More Mission Planner woes!...
"WINNER!!!! Oh boy..... Ok, here it is.... I came home and gave it one more go on Mission Planner... No go! I downloaded QgroundControl and tried that... I got a message saying "Error on link\\.\COMM. Error connecting: Could not creat port. No…"
Apr 12, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"Oh boy..... Ok, here it is.... I came home and gave it one more go on Mission Planner... No go! I downloaded QgroundControl and tried that... I got a message saying "Error on link\\.\COMM. Error connecting: Could not creat port. No such file or…"
Apr 12, 2016
Luis replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"I seen your video, when you plug it, click the COMs drop-down list and check the COM number the device is hooked-up to, on Linux the device changes all the time and I think on windows you can have the same behavior. Cheers"
Apr 12, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"It was all working before I updated the FW...??? I will give it another go tonight and video it (the one above is an old one from when I first got the FC) I am certain that I had the baud rate and the comm port set but I will try it all…"
Apr 12, 2016
Clifton Hipsher replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"You need to select the PORT AND THE BAUD RATE. Launch Mission Planner. Connect Pixhawk to USB. Wait for Windows hardware beeps. Click the left drop down in the connection window. Click on the COM Port for the Pixhawk. The Baud Rate should be…"
Apr 12, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"Yep, I did that... still no joy....???"
Apr 12, 2016
fred flintstone replied to David Kershaw's discussion Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk! in the group PIXHAWK
"try setting your comm port to 115200 for the usb"
Apr 12, 2016
David Kershaw added a discussion to the group PIXHAWK
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Please help - Un-responsive Pixhawk!

Hi Folks...I have a clone Pixhawk and when I tried to load the latest FW, it became a dead pixhawk....This happened when I first got it but I can't remember what the fix was???....Here's a video...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbWVH2PSLS4Please advise???david.See More
Apr 11, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion More Mission Planner woes!...
"I seem to remember something about taking the SD card out, Loading the FW directly onto that and putting it back into the Pix'??? Maybe I'm way off there??? Please help??? I wanna fly!"
Apr 11, 2016
David Kershaw replied to David Kershaw's discussion More Mission Planner woes!...
"Hi again folks.... I found an old video of mine (not my usual account) of when I first got my Pixhawk I had this problem but I can't remember what the cure was.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbWVH2PSLS4 It's now doing this so any…"
Apr 11, 2016

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