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Are there plans to fix the search function?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua Johnson Sep 2, 2013. 2 Replies

2.9 - 2 Days, 2 Crashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Boland Feb 22, 2013. 2 Replies

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Mike Boland replied to Paul Vang's discussion Bad Gyro Health
"GCS - Ground Control Station FW - Firmware If you ever have troubles with a board one of the first things to do is reload the latest firmware. You will do this from your Ground Control Station being something like APM Planner or Mission Planner…"
14 hours ago
Mike Boland replied to Paul Vang's discussion Bad Gyro Health
"It means exactly what it says. The Gyros are not healthy. I once bought a HK clone and it came up with that message.  If you left it sitting while plugged into the GCS, the artificial horizon would move on it's own. Slowly at first but…"
15 hours ago
Mike Boland replied to xiaohu's discussion Stereo Vision sensor module for UAV---What do you want??
"In situations where optical avoidance is necessary, flying speed would be a very secondary consideration. So yes, a slower flying copter would be quite acceptable."
Wednesday
Mike Boland replied to xiaohu's discussion Stereo Vision sensor module for UAV---What do you want??
"Both those 2 things : Obstacle avoidance no1 and Optical Flow with distance awareness would be no2. More than 2 units per machine, ie: forward AND down. Ability to feed stereo vision to video goggles for 3D FPV. my 2 "
Monday
Mike Boland replied to yogi's discussion Quadcopter is flipping forward while take off
"whenever I had a misbehaving board I would reburn the firmware. in 90% of cases this solved the issue. Also look closely for any slipping props or anything mechanical, alignment, weight balance. Also if the legs dig in and grip while trying to take…"
Dec 14
Mike Boland replied to David Chong's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.16, Terminal getting garbage
"Same here, but I also wanted to use terminal to change the logging. Seems you can only do that through changing the log bit mask now in the full parameter list. There is a log download and graph facility in the Flight Data window. It uses Mavlink to…"
Dec 13
Mike Boland replied to Jane Margiotta's discussion help
"The heart of any modern gimbal is the controller, which these days is usually the open source Alexmos or similar variants. These can be had for around $45. Next you want 2 (for a 2 axis) very low Kv brushless motors, usually sold as gimbal motors.…"
Dec 10
Mike Boland replied to Arshish Maneckji's discussion FPV Screen Aspect Ratio - MInimOSD Text wont fit
"+1"
Dec 10

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