Hello all I am writing to try to get some help with servo control.I am wanting to use the Ardupilot to control three servos as well as wirelessly send data to the ground. I am not having trouble wirelessly telemeting data however. Before I start I am using S3151 Futaba servos if it matters.Whenever I run the ArduPilot_SensorHead code and try to pulse the servos they behave very erratically. From what I understand pulsing a servo (or storing a value to OCR1A) of 1900 should make the servo…See More
"Sorry I saw the "new" board here and it was green so I thought you might have made hardware changes that made it superior to the red boards.
I saw that version 2 of the shields were green so I assumed it was the same for the regular…"
If you are referring to the Ardupilot Atmega 168 board as the "original board", then they will never be available again as they have been phased out. Presently Sparkfun has over 100 of the present Ardupilot Atmega 328 boards and…"
I was connecting the power for the Ardupilot on my aircraft when the power line slipped and hit the shield board and I heard a loud pop. :(Now I'm unable to communicate with the board at all. Whenever I try to download programs to the board I get the following error "avrdude: stk500_cmd(): programmer is out of sync" and if I try to see view data via the serial port I just get squares.I had everything working finally argh how frustrating!!I'm pretty sure I fried it but you don't have the…See More
"Good news. I double checked on the continuity of all the lines and noticed it was breaking on the power line. The Power pin on the shield was not completely soldered. I redid it and it is outputting the expected values.
Thanks for all the help!!"
"I purchased the newer xy&z sensors from the store recently and I am still getting the same behaivor. There is no pink film on the lens this time and I don't see how the new ones could have been damaged as well.
Everything else I have…"