Gabriel DeVault
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How do I set/determine min/max PWM values sent to ESC's during flight?

Started Aug 18, 2016 0 Replies

From http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/parameters.htmlMOT_PWM_MIN: PWM output miniumumNote: This parameter is for advanced…Continue

Alt and heading stabilization while banked?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre K. Apr 12, 2016. 3 Replies

Is it possible to have an aircraft maintain alt and heading while keeping a constant bank angle? i.e. roll to 45 degrees and maintain direction and alt? Any suggestions on which mode and settings to…Continue

Operating Drones in China?

Started Jun 26, 2015 0 Replies

Anybody have any resources for rules/laws/regs on operating drones commercially in China?Thanks!Continue

Pixhawk not generating cam log messages?

Started Jun 17, 2015 0 Replies

Hi, running AC 3.2.1 on pixhawk. Camera is taking pictures via digicam controls, but no cam messages in the tlog. Do I need to download the dataflash logs, or is their some way to enable recording of…Continue

 

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Gabriel DeVault commented on Greg Crutsinger's blog post New minidrones from Parrot: A VTOL and a new quad with powered accessories
"Full disclosure, I have worked with (not for) and am good friends of the TRI guys. The quadshots are out of stock, but the flight controllers are not. Truly a marvelous transitioning flight controller. I have seen the JumpShip fly and I do not…"
Aug 30, 2016
Gabriel DeVault commented on Greg Crutsinger's blog post New minidrones from Parrot: A VTOL and a new quad with powered accessories
"I failed to mention the company is Transition Robotics, and they also have the industrial version the JumpShip. Which is quite similar to Gary's concept (though I'm sorry they were several years ahead of…"
Aug 30, 2016
Gabriel DeVault commented on Greg Crutsinger's blog post New minidrones from Parrot: A VTOL and a new quad with powered accessories
"I hope you guys have seen the Quadshot. It's been around for ~5 years and is freaking awesome. How these guys have not received greater recognition I don't know. People keep "inventing" new products that fail to work as well as…"
Aug 30, 2016
Gabriel DeVault posted a discussion

How do I set/determine min/max PWM values sent to ESC's during flight?

From http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/parameters.htmlMOT_PWM_MIN: PWM output miniumumNote: This parameter is for advanced usersThis sets the min PWM output value that will ever be output to the motors, 0 = use input RC3_MINRange0 - 2000MOT_PWM_MAX: PWM output maximumNote: This parameter is for advanced usersThis sets the max PWM value that will ever be output to the motors, 0 = use input RC3_MAXRange0 - 2000But I…See More
Aug 18, 2016
Andre K. replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Alt and heading stabilization while banked?
"oh, getting building facade for nicer photogrammetry  is soooooo secret, almost as secret as how to program this :)  - nobody wants to share, hold tight to everything, so "nobody cant reveal anything in this thread" :)"
Apr 12, 2016
Gabriel DeVault replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Alt and heading stabilization while banked?
"Unfortunately I can't reveal the final application. But the motivation for this requirement is to roll and apply a lifting force in opposition to an external force which is frequently not vertical. All while maintaining alt and heading. Forces…"
Apr 9, 2016

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Graham Dyer replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Alt and heading stabilization while banked?
"No, not autonomously without code modification, I think. This is flying "knife-edge" which most non-aerobatic auto-piloted aircraft try to avoid. If you forced the rudder one way the aircraft will crab sideways as the AP will always try to…"
Apr 9, 2016
Gabriel DeVault posted a discussion

Alt and heading stabilization while banked?

Is it possible to have an aircraft maintain alt and heading while keeping a constant bank angle? i.e. roll to 45 degrees and maintain direction and alt? Any suggestions on which mode and settings to use would be appreciated.See More
Apr 9, 2016
Gabriel DeVault replied to ThatJoshGuy's discussion Pixhawk BAD ACCEL HEALTH APM 3.2 - collecting data
"Just found this thread, thanks so much for all the data everyone, I have been pulling my hair out trying to figure out this sporadic issue across my fleet of vehicles. I am using HKPilot32 controllers and have had this happen on several vehicles.…"
Jul 29, 2015
IdefixRC replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Using pixhawk as a relay? in the group PIXHAWK
"Hi guyes, I'm trying to short 2 pins inside a GoPro remote to trigger the camera shutter and have tried a circuit I found in another, older thread. Unfortunately it provides power to the reed relay when the relay is off (0v on the Pixhawk pin)…"
Jun 28, 2015
Gabriel DeVault posted a discussion

Operating Drones in China?

Anybody have any resources for rules/laws/regs on operating drones commercially in China?Thanks!See More
Jun 26, 2015
Gabriel DeVault posted a discussion

Pixhawk not generating cam log messages?

Hi, running AC 3.2.1 on pixhawk. Camera is taking pictures via digicam controls, but no cam messages in the tlog. Do I need to download the dataflash logs, or is their some way to enable recording of the cam messages in the tlog?Thanks!See More
Jun 17, 2015
Jimmy Oliver replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Using pixhawk as a relay? in the group PIXHAWK
"This is the schematic that works (I'm told)"
May 5, 2015
Gabriel DeVault replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Mission Planner Developer Needed
"Sent you an email. Thanks!"
Apr 22, 2015
Jean Cyr replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Using pixhawk as a relay? in the group PIXHAWK
"The older px4fmu/px4io had relay switches built-in you could use exactly the way you want. Unfortunatly this useful feature was dropped from the Pixhawk integrated design."
Apr 21, 2015

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Craig Elder replied to Gabriel DeVault's discussion Mission Planner Developer Needed
"I can arrange that.  I'll send you a message."
Apr 21, 2015

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