Edmar Goncalves
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How to enable GPS???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Chheng Jun 27, 2013. 25 Replies

I have connected the GPS to the ardupilot (GPS port on APM), it locks (LED goes solid), inserted GPS_PROTOCOL_MTK16 line in the config.h file, but Mission Planner shows that GPS is disabled on the…Continue

Python Script will not run over Xbee

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kate Sep 11, 2012. 3 Replies

I have run a script while the APM is connected via USB, and the quadcopter responds every time.But when I run the script over my Xbee Series 1 connection, the console shows that a lot of packets are…Continue

How to run python scripts through the Mission Planner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Mears Jun 28, 2013. 2 Replies

All,I intend to program my quadcopter to do some autonomous action, but I haven't figured out the MP terminal commands to make that happen. How can I run a Python script from the MP?Continue

Landing poles for a quadflyer 500X GAUI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edmar Goncalves Mar 3, 2012. 4 Replies

All,Where can I find landing poles for a GAUI 500x frame of about 10 inches long or more?I've looked all over but can't find any.Continue

 

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Mark Mears replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to run python scripts through the Mission Planner
"It's been more than a year since this post.  Anyone have information or links that explain how to change the python script (the one that comes up for me is the quadrotor roll example)?   "
Jun 28, 2013
Tommy Chheng replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Maybe try upgrading the firmware. When I tried to test the GPS via the terminal on the ArduCopter V3.0.0, it just reported 0,0 as location. I used ArduCopter V3.0.1-rc1 and the gps reported the correct location. "
Jun 27, 2013
Piravin replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"I did enable the GPS in the mission planner, the light is still solid but the mission planner still shows GPS: No FIx. Anyone having the same problem?"
May 29, 2013
Bernardo replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Hello Benjamin, read over this post and I can't find a "Standart Params" tab to enable GPS lock in the MPanner? I'm using the last (.23) version. Could you please give me a tip how to find that menue? A short comment or…"
Nov 27, 2012
Benjamim Pitacho Mendes replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Already solved it! First of all, do not forget to test GPS outside! (indoor it cannot connect with satellites) Second, connect Mission Planner to your APM and enable GPS Lock: on Mission Planner -> Configuration -> Standard Params ->…"
Oct 27, 2012
Benjamim Pitacho Mendes replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Same problem with me...APM 2.5 and GTPA010 GPS...Mission Planner has no GPS fix and testing GPS on console says always latitude and longitude equal to zero...just altitude has a value. Can someone help solving this issue? Why is this happening?…"
Oct 26, 2012
Ade Purwanto replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"aahh....it's solved. the problem is the voltage. my battery is 6volt. when I regulate it to 5volt, the GPS working just fine. So, the rules is, the battery voltage must be between 4.8 to 5.4 volt. no more or less"
Oct 23, 2012
Ade Purwanto replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Same problem here. the GPS working fine when APM powered from PC or laptop. but then there is no GPS data when powered with battery. is there someone who can help me ?"
Oct 22, 2012
Byron Gainger replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"I have a similiar issue. I have just purchased an APM 2.5 and a GTPA010 GPS from the store. I cannot get a GPS fix with the mission planner. Any suggestions?"
Sep 27, 2012
Kate replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion Python Script will not run over Xbee
"Hey edmar, Can you help me with one thing? Are you using Linux/windows/Mac OS?? and were you trying out HILS? was it working??"
Sep 11, 2012

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Okay, that's either a defective module or cable. If you have a spare cable, try to switch it. If you don't please contact 3DR tech support (help@3drobotics.com) to get a RMA and replacement. "
Aug 27, 2012
Jörg Reinhardt replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"no, APM 2.5, but it came with the cable… btw. I testet the GPS on the serial console and it says "…G!G!G!G!.G!G!G!G!…" continuously."
Aug 27, 2012

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Are you using APM 1? If so, are you sure it's plugged into the right port (the one on the bottom board)?"
Aug 27, 2012
Jörg Reinhardt replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"the MediaTek MT3329 from the diydrones store. bought it together with the ardupilot, to get it configured right away ;)"
Aug 27, 2012

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"Jorg: which GPS module are you using and where did you get it from?"
Aug 27, 2012
Jörg Reinhardt replied to Edmar Goncalves's discussion How to enable GPS???
"thanks for the link. yes it does fit there and in that case I connected it right… Still the same Problem, so what to try next?"
Aug 27, 2012

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About Me:
Computer Engineering major at UMass Amherst.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Developing an Automated AeroPainting System (AAPS) with a quadrocopter for my Senior Design Project.
Hometown:
Espargos, Sal Island (Cape Verde islands)

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