After building my Y6 with APM 2.6 and v3.0.1 software, I wanted to check the motor connections using the CLI and "test motors".The text shows correctly, and appears to start the test, but only two of…Continue
I have a few older ArduCopters, and really liked the way they turn on the motors at low idle speed when the ship is armed. That's a very clear visual indication of Arming and Disarming, and served…Continue
I've had to disable the Pre-ARM checks on my APM (Y6 f/w 3.0.1) because it will not arm.The confusing part is that it won't say *why* it doesn't arm.I have Mission Planner running, via 3DR telemetry,…Continue
Hi there. I should start by saying that my Y6 has maidened fine, and flies really smooth with default PIDs and recommended settings. It works, but I'd like to calibrate the external compass.I have…Continue
In-flight orientation continues to be a challenge in fast forward flight, so I thought I'd try some LED lighting.
These lights are each 24 centimeter strips, with 24 LEDs molded in. I got them from eBay seller 'brledlight', and I'm amazed at the average selling price of these things.. less than $3 each! What a…Continue
This is the FahPah "all up" kit, with an added XBee Tx and Futaba R6008HS.