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New features and lost ones in Mission Planner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Augusto M. Iturri Dec 19, 2013. 4 Replies

Hi Michael,I would like to propose two minor twakes for the mission planner, that i suppose its very easy for you.1. Since V.1.2.68 or 69 you added at auto-waypoint tools, camera grid which combines…Continue

Tags: spot, targeting, request

Checking mediatek's APM 2.0 On board GPS health

Started this discussion. Last reply by ootktk Sep 15, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello everyone, All of you having an older APM, should know how to test, or update the firmware of your uBlox, …Continue

No power from RC Pins

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeb Bailey Jan 19, 2012. 14 Replies

hi to all,  After several succesfull flights with my Arduplane (v2.26) i have problem.when i plug my 3s lipo to esc, only a red led(PWR) lights up on ATMEGA 2560 board. When i plug the usb everything…Continue

Tags: pins, rc, power

mission planner request

Started Nov 18, 2011 0 Replies

hi Michael. most of us have the latest firmware updates (even faster than deposit) thanks to mission planner, Also its a matter o seconds to upload a new firm. could you please add a camera ready…Continue

 

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jonathan calderon commented on James's blog post UAV as Aerial Mapping & GIS platform
"hello James, how did you manage to upload the photos taken to ARCGIS ?  can you explain?  thanks "
Jun 30
Finnius commented on James's photo
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"Hi, nice photo just wodnering what program you used to stitch the photos together, and also was the canon camera hacked with chdk - i assume it was? Cheers"
Feb 18

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James commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Announcing the winner of the 13th T3 Competition -- The 3D Aerial Model!
"Well done Sylvain!!  congrats! A huge Bravo to all teams and and entries!"
Feb 12

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James commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 Season 2, The Model
"Oh!! Forgot to mention: -Take off and Landing took place at the center of the field, -GCS had VLOS all the time. -We took all the necessary permitions from the local Authorities:    --14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical…"
Jan 20

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James commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post T3 Season 2, The Model
"Our team entry to the contest:   The Mytilene fortress, Lesvos Island, Greece The Mytilene fortress stands on a small hill, the highest point on the peninsula, between the city’s northern and southern ports. It was the largest and…"
Jan 19

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James commented on zmooth's group Hellenic Ardupilot Group
"Hi guys, there is already a wonderfull GR forum from  Nik, its the GrDrones. Ill be happy for a meeting too."
Dec 29, 2013
Augusto M. Iturri replied to James's discussion New features and lost ones in Mission Planner
"The camera tool was very usefull to me too! is there a way to find it? (a shortcut like ctrl-f maybe?) or it really had been removed?  Thanks!"
Dec 19, 2013

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James replied to Andrew Tridgell's discussion APM:Plane 2.74 released
"Yes you got the point, but i dont remember  which does what.. i bet it will be the opposite from what you have now: )"
Oct 25, 2013

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James replied to Andrew Tridgell's discussion APM:Plane 2.74 released
"Did you check if somehow the SR0-SR3 rates parameters changed?? there is no other reason for such low update rates"
Oct 25, 2013

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James replied to Andrew Tridgell's discussion APM:Plane 2.74 released
"Its the throttle passthru, any other mode than manual, APM passes the FBW limits only  http://plane.ardupilot.com/wiki/arduplane-parameters/#Throttle_passthru_in_stabilize_ArduPlaneTHR_PASS_STAB"
Oct 25, 2013

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James replied to Carles Gelada's discussion default PID settings
"Do an erase, to erase bad/old stuff, and then type reset, to set everything to default. Then proceed to setup as usual.. "
Aug 27, 2013
Bernt Christian Egeland replied to James's discussion New features and lost ones in Mission Planner
"+3 on #2 :-)"
Aug 20, 2013
Phil P replied to James's discussion New features and lost ones in Mission Planner
"+2 on #2 :-)"
Aug 20, 2013
Tommy Larsen replied to James's discussion New features and lost ones in Mission Planner
"+1 on #2 :-)"
Aug 20, 2013

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James posted a discussion

New features and lost ones in Mission Planner

Hi Michael,I would like to propose two minor twakes for the mission planner, that i suppose its very easy for you.1. Since V.1.2.68 or 69 you added at auto-waypoint tools, camera grid which combines camera tool with auto waypoint- distance to make our life easier planning a mapping mission... But you removed the camera tool which was very helpfull to choose a camera-lens-alt combo. Can you bring it back?.2. With mav Targeting we can point our camera at a map target, stabilize, or use a…See More
Aug 20, 2013

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James commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post Demonstration of CanberraUAV image search algorithm
"Hello again! I installed all the packages to the little odroid-U2, fixed a static IP, plugged my usb cam and obiquity.. also iam using vnc viewer to see the graphic environment thru ssh. Anyone knows how to connect my APM and telemetry? I suppose i…"
Aug 16, 2013

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I am a Phd student in environmental & Agriculture studies, from Greece
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Ucandrone - a UAS & 3DR Pit-Stop in Europe

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 5:00am 16 Comments

Welcome,



UcanDrone, founded on January 2013, is specialized in the area of UAV and remote airmodelling, in the meaning of design, construction and flight of the airplane models. Working as a team for many years with great experience of applied research in the field of geographic information…

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Arduplane At ASPRS Annual Conference

Posted on March 31, 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Follow up from my recent post : 

Arduplane goes to ASPRS

 

A Great week for all attendants and a glorious 2day for all DIYDrones members and APM users & Devs!!

With glad, i…

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Arduplane goes to ASPRS annual Conference

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 4:00am 7 Comments

For those who dont know ASPRS, is The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 

On their 2013 Annual conference call for abstracts, gladly they included Unmanned Aerial Vehicles!!

 

And here we go! After almost  3 years of…

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Outstanding APM out of the box performance

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 1:24am 12 Comments

Hi all,

Iam following APM since 1280, for remote sensing purposes. finally i used my two latest platforms ( Skiptrovamon & Bixler 2 and ground station for a full scale mission.…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 4:53am on February 15, 2013, Deon van der Merwe said…

James, I'm glad to see you are using UAS for a PhD in agriculture. We need researchers in this field to expand and refine the applications. My academic email address is dmerwe@vet.ksu.edu

Keep in touch!

Deon

At 9:03am on December 16, 2013, marc said…

Hello James,

very good videos, I'm french and I'm looking for somebody, who can teach me how to use apm 2.7 & mission planner on a bixler2 aircraft for mapping.

I can come in Greece and pay the training, if you are interested contact me at 

eric40500@yahoo.fr.

Regards

Eric

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