"A df log would be nice. If I were to speculate, total power failure and the FC still worked for a while. Was the impact seen in the accel data just before the end or did it just stop? There are things to look for. I have looked at quite a few…"
"Hey, At first I thought you were crazy, but what you propose could be possible. There are edf systems big enough, with eight of them, to lift a 50 lb. craft.
So here's the bad news. This thing is…"
"I reviewed your bin file. It looks to me that something is wrong with your physical setup. When thing went bad you had 2 motors revving and the other two going to zero. Things that come to mind are:
1) motors connected to the wrong channels.
"You shouldn't need any kind of mixer as long as the Mikrokopter FC can be configured for an octocopter. As long as the motors spin the right direction relative to the frame, what difference would it make if the motors where pointing up or down…"
Hey Greg ! It hit me while I was sleeping tonight and woke me up ! Getting baby scale is an Excellent idea! not just to weigh the plane but if I get one that shows ounces and fraction of ounces I can weigh each item and figure it's moment before I put it in the plane and help figure the best spot for it from the COG + or - and keep the trimming ballast to a minimum. the rest of the plane will be foam I have been looking at power plants and might do Something Novel ? I am aiming for a take off weight of 4 1/2 to 5 pounds if I get a power plant out of something 7 to 10 pounds it should be lots Thanks! Have a Great Day!
I read your posts that you have made a camera gimbal stabilizer. I work on Arduplane source code, with the APM-1 board, attaching 2 servo to work out solution for 2-axis stabilizer. It will be helpful if you could share your source so that I can have a look at it to get a better idea !
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