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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 Walen's discussion Futaba and APM
"Move your throttle travel to maximum, trim to minimum, press the button on the Rx to set in failsafe settings, then move travel and trim back to normal. Check it has taken by looking at Mission Planner radio calibration page, turn the Tx off and…"
May 15
Mike Boland replied to Ruwan's discussion Share your drone info thread
"To help we will need a lot more info than 'it won't take off' What motors, batteries, frame weight, props, calibrations done, version of APMCopter, and maybe a photo or 2. The more info you put in your post the more someone can help."
May 13
Mike Boland replied to Colin Henderson's discussion Arducopter 3.2 on APM2.5 -Problem with drone lurching its way between standard waypoints in the group ArduCopter User Group
"OK, just reread your post and I see now. I have also noticed this when we were doing grid scans, that when it leaves the waypoint it seems to pick up too much speed then backs off. Most noticeable in a tail wind or still conditions but not so…"
May 4
Mike Boland replied to Colin Henderson's discussion Arducopter 3.2 on APM2.5 -Problem with drone lurching its way between standard waypoints in the group ArduCopter User Group
"That sounds typical of having a delay in the waypoint. If there is any delay, any, then the copter comes to a complete stop then continues, and that is what your problem sounds like. Have you tried saving your waypoint file and looking at it in a…"
May 4
Mike Boland replied to JF Kerekes's discussion Mission Planner and APM 2.6
"One of the windings is not firing. It usually means a burnt or faulty winding in the motor, but as you have tested it on another esc and the motor works, then it must be the esc. The clincher would be to put a known good motor on the suspect esc and…"
Apr 30
Mike Boland replied to JF Kerekes's discussion Mission Planner and APM 2.6
"That's correct. Tilt your head with the copter, which way does the horizon move? When you tilt the copter down doesn't the horizon go up? Same for roll."
Apr 30
Mike Boland replied to Talha A.'s discussion Capstone Search and Rescue Project. Help Needed to Finish! in the group ArduCopter User Group
"z axis vibration. This my preferred mounting method to stop that, especially on noisy frames Carbon plate/Sorbathane/Lead sheet/Gyro tape/APM "
Apr 25
Mike Boland replied to Talha A.'s discussion Capstone Search and Rescue Project. Help Needed to Finish! in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Have you checked your vibration levels? Errant vertical behaviour was what I encountered way back when they changed algorithms. Do a flight and log your IMU data. There is a good Wiki on vibration management."
Apr 22

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