Hey GuysJust came back from flying field after a bad unexplained crash. it was a new flying wing airframe and started this morning by following the manual on roll/pitch and yaw tuning. First of we calibrated the Baro meter to report 0 meters on the…Continue
Hi GuysI have a development request but would like to see if the development would be useful to others as well.Basic Idea is just to be able to plan a mission with your own custom 3 parameter waypoints.X,YZ axilso in other words when planning a…Continue
Hi Guys. Just a requiste if someone else has encountered this. last week saterday I flew my APM 2 in a plane all was fine, and today I tried updating firmware and it did not work anymore over USB when clicking on the firmware of my choice, (acro) it…Continue
Hi guysRecently A friend Louis and I bought a complete APM 2.5 setup for x8 flying wingsAPM 2.53Dr radio 433 MHzUblox / Mediatek GPSAirspeed sensorAnd the 3DR power module , we completed our setup and started testing the configuration for elevon…Continue
Hi I was wondering if there is still someone that is using there old Ublox 5 GPS ? My GPS was not used for a few months and after trying to test it the other day it did not want to lock . I trying in u-center to upgrade the firmware , tried FW 5.0 ,…Continue
HI GuysIv been through the search tab countless times and can seem to find anyone that succesfully interfaced the MediaTek GPS with a UNO before . So im asking Has anyone got the DIYD mediatek GPS working with UNO?Must the Enable pin be pulled high…Continue
Guys Iv seen a few people that is haveing trouble compiling the ArduPlane and ArduCopter code with Arduino 22 relax , Arduino 100 relax . always seems to be ether"bootlean not declared" or "AP_int16 not name a type " Any of one that got this working…Continue
this page at the bottum , the sown why creates the opisite direction of what is shownhttp://code.google.com/p/arducopter/wiki/AC2_Props_2Continue
Hi Guys .I found this video. and I was wondering isnt there any use in adding hall sensors to the motors on your copter to give feedback to the controller of how fast each motor is spinning ? this would make fualt finding on underperforming…Continue
Hi guys as many of you, after upgrading im sitting with a 1280 APM board still a perfectley good board. shouldnt we try and find a secondary use for it . like camera scypt . gimbal stabilization , pan tilt contoller for FPV flights ? what other…Continue
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Hi guys after some extensive testing trying to see which way is the best to reduce vibration reaching the APM I am left to be lieve corrected in saying all efforts are useless ! below is a view views on raw sensors reporting back with different mounting methods of the APM.
First image is the control to compare everything to this was just with APM mounted to the copter with nylon nuts and bolts in the standard 3 holes provided…Continue
A while I go I started designing my very own copters on Google sketchup and found a Application to convert to DWG this made it possiable to draw complex designs the easy way and still be able to send it straight to the Lazer cutter.
Because I designed this by a freely available software I geuss the best thing todo is freely share my designs with the community and hope that someone finds it usefull.…Continue