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AHRS Orientation and Compass Orientation help

Started this discussion. Last reply by MikeRover Nov 5, 2014. 4 Replies

I'm going mental.  Can someone please tell me how to set AHRS Orientation and Compass Orientation for the following setup:PX4 upside down and front pointing to the left of the vehicleGPS module…Continue

Tags: Orientation, GPS, PX4

Off-road racing with APM:Rover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Girgen Dec 23, 2013. 1 Reply

I'd like to set up a high speed off-road automated vehicle, and my initial concern is whether APM:Rover supports any sort of stability augmentation / ESP / traction control out of the box, or whether…Continue

 

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MikeRover replied to Alex Buckley's discussion Safety Switch Response Time
"I think you would be better off using your safety button directly on the power / motor circuit. If you're worried about safety, you want the least possible software involvement. Having the normal arming process take 2 seconds seems reasonable,…"
Jun 22
Miquel Garcia replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Of course! Please drop us a mail at info@rokubun.cat (please include your contact details as well)! Best Miquel"
Jun 9
ActionDrone replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Yes, I'm interested to know more. Please let me know where I can contact you directly. Thanks."
Jun 9
Miquel Garcia replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Hi! Our Argonaut GNSS Receiver is now in prototype stage (we are making the test and benchmarking) and the production will start soon (before ending of June). We expect to have the first units in 2 months time approximately. Do not hesitate to…"
Jun 9
ActionDrone replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Hello Miguel, When your system will be available to test? We are developing a custom designed UAS for oil&gas and survey applications. Thanks."
Jun 8
Miquel Garcia replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Precise Point Positioning (PPP) is a zero-difference technique (i.e. no reference receiver needed) as opposed to RTK, where you need a reference receiver to cancel common errors. in PPP you use precise information of GNSS orbits and clocks and an…"
May 8
Michael replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"I just looked at your site, very interesting but I am finding it very confusing lately.  I have been building UAS for a few years now and I remember when I would know of all the best features and sensors available (or at least the main ones).…"
May 8
Martin Lachance replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"PPP?  New one on me.  Is this not to be confused with PPK?  RTK and PPK (Real Time Kinematics and Post Processed Kinematics) GNSS are the ways to do that. For this application, PPK is often superior because real time position is not…"
May 3
andresiko replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"And this drives us again to the first post, more "doco" is needed on this topic!"
May 3
Ross Clements replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"Precise Point Positioning, don't think it's as accurate (not far off though) but should be cheaper (I think)"
Mar 5
Juan Carlos Hdez replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"What is PPP?"
Mar 3
Jonathan replied to MikeRover's discussion More info on Here GPS? in the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
"They are U-blox receivers,  and HERE is made by Hex Aero and ProficNC (the makers of Pixhawk).  I think they are just reference designs.. "
Feb 27
MikeRover added a discussion to the group Pixhawk 2 User Group
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More info on Here GPS?

Just noticed that the "GPS of choice" for the Pixhawk 2 now appears to be "Here", and that there's an RTK version.  Is there any doco on these?  In particular the RTK?See More
Feb 19
MikeRover commented on Waldemar Rotfuss's blog post Cloud-based MAVLink GCS: Pilotanywhere
"Your website is a little thin on the platform requirements."
Jan 29
MikeRover commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NASA simulates Phantom airflow
"Rob, the incoming air above the rotor is being drawn in from a larger area at a lower velocity than the air leaving the propeller - the streamtube contracts below the rotor so that you have constant mass flow but increased velocity. The net result…"
Jan 16
MikeRover commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New Bay Area meetup for DIY autonomous racing cars
"Nice! Where did you get that steering servo?"
Oct 4, 2016

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