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Trouble with a hex voltage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roman Hofstetter Feb 26. 5 Replies

Hi I'm trying to find out the amp draw for my hexacopter to find out if i can put a 40 amp voltage telemetry monitor in my hexacopterHere is my setup:550 frame3d Robotics 880kv motors10x4.7 props3d…Continue

Tags: hexacopter, 3dr, frsky, sensor, amp

Naza not arming w/ unusual combo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edgar Scott Jan 14. 6 Replies

I am trying to get my DJI NAZA-LITE to arm here is what i have:Turnigy 9x w/Er9x FirmwareDJI 550 FlamewheelDJI NAZA Lite w/ Gps3D Robotics 880Kv Motors3D Robotics ESC soldered to get motor wires…Continue

Tags: turnigy, 9x, arm, CSC, flamewheel

Altitude mode goes up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Pritchett Aug 10, 2013. 3 Replies

I need some help with altitude hold. When ever i switch to it, it levels for a second and then goes up. Same with loiter. Any ideas?Continue

Rtl fail safe issue

Started Jul 28, 2013 0 Replies

Hi,I have been recently flying my hexacopter with my turnigy 9x. And I have been rectaly been having this issue. I would fly my hexacopter about 50/70 feet away and it goes into rtl. I know I haven…Continue

Tags: turnigy, 9x, multicopter, ardupilot, failsafe

 

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Graham Pollock commented on Brendan22's blog post Addicted to 3D printing?
"What kind of printer do you have? "
Mar 2
Roman Hofstetter replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Trouble with a hex voltage
"That's what I meant."
Feb 26
Shyam Balasubramanian replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Trouble with a hex voltage
"Check this out for battery/ power related calculations, you should get information on power draw and how to compute it correctly. http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/best-battery-for-arducopter-quad-c-frame Good luck!"
Feb 26
Graham Pollock replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Trouble with a hex voltage
"Will a multimeter work?"
Feb 26
Roman Hofstetter replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Trouble with a hex voltage
"Hi In my eyes, there are two options: First you could simply look up the specifications of the motors you use and see what their maximum current is. Second you could simply measure it. Remove the propellers, give full throttle and measure with a…"
Feb 25
Graham Pollock replied to Petrus Botha's discussion How do you calculate quadcopter lifting capability?
Feb 25
Graham Pollock posted a discussion

Trouble with a hex voltage

Hi I'm trying to find out the amp draw for my hexacopter to find out if i can put a 40 amp voltage telemetry monitor in my hexacopterHere is my setup:550 frame3d Robotics 880kv motors10x4.7 props3d Robotics 20 amp esc's5000 mah 3 cell battery with 30C rating Here is the Meter i want to use http://www.alofthobbies.com/sp-40a.htmlSee More
Feb 25
Graham Pollock commented on Chris Anderson's blog post MAKE hosts a drone fly-in
"Chris are you going?"
Jan 14
Edgar Scott replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"Well its prob been too long, but I thought you needed it if GPS was plugged in so it could do a return to home if needed...but really its been over a year since I had my naza so memory is fuzzy on it.  Hopefully the lights section can help, try…"
Jan 14
Graham Pollock replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"Here is a video of whats going on: "
Jan 14
Graham Pollock replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"so you are saying it won't arm because i don't have a GPS lock even when i am not in gps mode?"
Jan 14
Edgar Scott replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"Okay, just wanted to be sure cause the APM is a little different on arming, so then look at Lights Description, page 41  http://download.dji-innovations.com/downloads/naza-m%20lite/en/NAZA-M%20LITE_User_Manual_v1.00_en.pdf "
Jan 14
Graham Pollock replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"I know how to arm it, i usually do both down to the right. Where is the arming section on the google manual can you give me a link. And the sec's just beep and don't do anything. Also i get those lights when i am in regular attitude  …"
Jan 14
Edgar Scott replied to Graham Pollock's discussion Naza not arming w/ unusual combo
"Graham, This is more of a DJI form question over an APM form but I am familiar with the NAZA. The NAZA needs to be armed by using both sticks not just one like the APM so be sure you are using both sticks down and to right.  LED Description:…"
Jan 14
Graham Pollock replied to John Dell's discussion Naza M vs. APM 2
"Could someone help me with THIS"
Jan 14
Graham Pollock posted a discussion

Naza not arming w/ unusual combo

I am trying to get my DJI NAZA-LITE to arm here is what i have:Turnigy 9x w/Er9x FirmwareDJI 550 FlamewheelDJI NAZA Lite w/ Gps3D Robotics 880Kv Motors3D Robotics ESC soldered to get motor wires shorterIn the naza assistant everything checks out and works, i have the flight modes configured and all the lights blink normally. The problem is, when i try to do the CSC to arm the motors dont spin at all.Ps. what does 2 orange than a red blink mean when in additude mode?any ideas?  See More
Jan 14

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I am 15 and have a one year experience with the Ardupilot, DJI Naza, and planes
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Love the Ardupilot, i use it on my Tricopter
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Walnut creek

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SF Drone meet-up report

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 8:30pm 5 Comments

SF Drone meet up

 I just came home from the SF drone meet up. It was a blast! Here are some videos and pictures I took there. Thank you Bryan Galusha for organizing this awesome event. Please comment if you attended.

Hexacopter with paintball gun.…

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Hexacopter fixed and ready to go.

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

I recentaly fixed my hexacopter which had crashed 2 weeks earlier (Here

This is my best flight since i fixed it.

Changes I made:

1. Moved Apm 2.5 from the bottom to the middle to reduce compass interference.

2. decided not to update…

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Arducopter crash. Throttle wire fell out?

Posted on June 23, 2013 at 2:30pm 16 Comments

I was flying my hexacopter at a local school on june 22. Everything started out great. I was flying it in auto, loiter, guided, and RTL mode. While i was flying my hexacopter started drifting away because of the wind. At witch point i brought it back and tried moving the throttle down to land it, but the throttle…

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