I must be a complete idiot about getting parameters set for my quad. I have done everything I can think of on setting and still I get no positive results. I have a DJI FW450 quad and having set all…Continue
"What do you mean program it? The Futaba 8FG talks with your receiver which then passes the PPM or PWM to the APM 2.5.. the APM is not radio specific since it just communicates to whatever receiver you have. Also I am not sure…"
"This was the quote I was referring to. Since I made the change, not 1 incident!
“For multicopters we typically all use lipos. The ESCs must be set for NiMh and no or soft cut-off because this makes the ESC low voltage cutoff lower so one or…"
"Also,....switch setting on esc from "lipo" to "ni-xx", like above comment, I would rather lose a battery to low voltage than the aircraft. If (even 1 esc) at "lipo" setting, and esc detects low voltage, then it could…"
"TESTING? In a parking garage with vehicles around to damage? They call that in Cali or anywhere else - stupidity!
No wonder people have such a negative attitude against us - UAV pilots.
C'mon people, how can we accept and promote this…"
"Typical knuckleheads! These are the guys who make life (multirotor world) difficult for us who play by the "rules" and use our common sense when handling these aircraft. In a period of less than 48 hrs, he received, built, and attempted…"
You cannot in Mission Planner.
See the following thread which describes how to do it. it worked for me and provided some extra comments.
I have since changed my OctoQuad in to a Octocopter which much better results as far as stability and…"
"MP planner has a nice tool to calculate your coverage based on lens and digital back.
you can fly in stable mode and take a photo at 100' above ground and measure the image size.
once you have the image size, you can develop your…"