Hi all :)I have been lurking and doing my best to learn but now I think its time to ask some questions.I am trying to find a radio solution that will provide remote access to controlling my robot (be…Continue
In manual and learning modes are the only ones where you have control of the servos. In auto mode the APM will take over control of the servos completely. Without it actually moving the GPS will not update and the APM wont tell your stuff…"
Nice work and layout! You might gain some waypoint accuracy by upgrading to either a LEA-6 or a MediaTek V2.0 GPS. I have both and they work well. The MediaTek V2.0 got a lock inside the house in ~30 sec.
Just a thought.
"I am using the one that was part of the full ArduPilot kit, I will look later to get you the exact information on it. I am building pedestals for my stand up washer and dryer even teh wife is helping out by staining them.
What GPS are you using? I have found the LEA-6 and the new MediaTek V2.0 to be higly accurate! However a compass, like you have, is a must to provide straight line paths from waypoint to waypoint. I found that the new HMC5883L calibrates…"
Hi all here is my rover build as promised. The equipment for this build so far is as follows:From hobbypartz.com:1 UBEC-5A-HV (High Voltage Ultimate BEC) 1 FS-TH9X 2.4GHz 9CH Transmitter - RC Helicopters/ Airplanes Transmitter Receiver4 GENS ACE 2500mah 3S1P 98P-25C-2500-3S1P 11.1V 25C Lipo batteryFrom Bestbuy:1 Go Pro HD cam (version 1) (with too many dang accessories)From activepowersports.com1 Traxxas - 3602 1/10 Grinder Monster Truck RTR - TRA3602From…See More
"I agree no reason to start completely over, if this is to be a non-flying item then removing all the extraneous items will decrease the size of code. I have some time this week to test out things if the weather holds out here in Houston, I have…"
"Awesome and welcome to the group, I should be back home on 12/11 and I can test any code daily in between working on my 3D CNC and assembling my 3d printer.
Any other ardurovers in Houston near 1960/Aldine Westfield??
TJC3, I have not forgotten I…"
"I agree with Alan RTFM :P I know there are a few things missing but for the most part its all there. Here goes a super simple list of what I did.
1. Buy/acquire all the parts
2. Download all the software
3. Modify my rover chassis and mount all my…"
"Yes for the ones that I did in the MP, I let it do like 4 circuits of the way points, which came out to be basically a rounded square, I think due to GPS drift off the box kept moving south for me. but I was basically pleased that it more or less…"
"I used the MP to do my waypoints, I tried a couple of times using the learning mode but Im not quite sure it did what I wanted as it was a very quick test (timewise). I know I have some work to do with the mounting of the APM 1.4 as my compass is…"
"From reading the forums, people were having issues with the compasses reading backwards, not powering p, erratic behavior, so i figured it would be better to go with the most stable one until things get more fleshed out.