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Triggering camera via USB and APM2.5 side rail on an Octocopter

Started Jun 21 0 Replies

Hello,I am trying to trigger my Canon S110 using a gentwire from Gentles and CHDK. I have seen the guide on but it relies on using Channel 7 Output pin and as I have an…Continue

Tags: octocopter, shutter, usb, gentles, trigger

ESCs and Motors warm with addition of 2 axis gimbal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Boyhan Feb 27. 1 Reply

Hello,I've been flying my X8 for a while and have now added a gimbal. Having just been flying around for a gimbal test flight, I noticed that my ESCs and motors where warm whereas I have not noticed…Continue

Tags: esc, motors, warm, hot, gimbal

Weird Thottle Spikes

Started Oct 2, 2013 0 Replies

Hello,Just looking at my logs and there's a strange ThrOut spike which deviates from ThrIn. It's quite windy so I didn't exactly notice it whilst flying.I have a Spektrum DX7S and AR8000. I have seen…Continue

Tags: 11, Spektrum, Throttle spike, ThrIn, ThrOut

Arm dip - intermittent motor cut out? Weird ThrOut

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Riccio Aug 23, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello,Was flying my quad for about the 5th time yesterday with the new latest 3.0.1. It was pretty windy (10-15kts) but after a good 5 minutes of flight in stabilize I put it into loiter. It was…Continue

Tags: compassmot, drop, intermittent, cut out, dip


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Complete beginner making his first quadcopter. Brief blog to accompany the build so as other budding builders can see what I did and for the experts out there to correct me when I go wrong.

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