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3.2-rc3 issue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Dyer Jul 31, 2014. 3 Replies

I've been operating a home grown HEX built up using 3DR components for about 2 years:   Pixhawk   Power Module   Black Motors   Stock ESC   Power Distribution Board   Telemetry Radios   PPM…Continue

 

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Mike Feldmann replied to Chad Frazer's discussion $100 Gift Card to whoever solves this: Airspeed Creep - Airspeed artificially increasing - Fixed Wing (ROUND TWO!)
"Hi Chad! I had a problem like this with a differential pressure sensor a couple years age.  Turns out the pressure sensing elements are very sensitive to sunlight.  I had hooked up pressure probes to the sensor with transparent yellow,…"
Dec 5, 2016
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion Copter-3.3 beta testing
"Are the arms "pultruded" or woven carbon fiber? I've had pultruded lose torsional rigidity after a crash with no apparent loss of longitudinal strength. Longitudinal delamination of fibers allowed the motor to rotate very easily about…"
Nov 28, 2015
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion Copter-3.3 beta testing
"Randy, et.al., We are experiencing same rc3 issue. Lawnmower mode. :) Looked at drone discuss and gitter, cannot find the discussion. Note we are using Lidar Lite but not flow, we did not do the Lidar prearm because we thought it only applied to…"
May 8, 2015
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"I've seen an issue with wherein if you set the WP radius to 1 (I am working in units of feet and feet per second), save a flight plan, and then reload it, the MP resets it to zero when I reload it. If I try to fly the flight plan without…"
Oct 15, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Randy, you are a busy guy...  Many thanks! Mike"
Oct 2, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"I am having same sonar scaling issue, sent Randy logs a week or so ago... He is busy! I can repost if it would help..."
Sep 18, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Never downloaded or sent a dataflash log before, hope this is correct!  Also included logs from same short, low altitude auto mission.  Advise issues, many thanks!"
Sep 9, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Download over telemetry works fine for me, it is slow due to low baud rate, but it works!"
Sep 9, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Hi Randy I got my MB1200 (EZ0?) to work yesterday using your reworked wiki instructions.  Many thanks!  The information in the MP appears to be inconsistent with the wiki, but the wiki steps worked and it's the first time I have been…"
Sep 8, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Hi Randy! Just loaded -rc5, ran through all set up's, cals, etc., it arms normally and flies perfectly! Detailed testing and tuning commences... Thanks, sincerely great work!"
Aug 16, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Thanks Randy, tried to reply over iPhone, not sure if it worked, sorry if there is a duplicate message... Yes, just checked again, it always arms via MP without LiPo, no warning messages. I have since been able to get it to arm and fly twice (out…"
Aug 14, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Brian Pratt's discussion I'm so stuck. Can't test motors, can't arm motors.
"I tried your suggestion, hold down safety switch when applying LiPo power. Did not work. So I tried it re-calibrate ESC all at once. Didn't work. So I tried all at once calibration, holding down safety switch with throttle up to start…"
Aug 14, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"I tried someone's suggestion, hold down safety switch when applying LiPo power. Did not work. So I tried it re-calibrate ESC all at once. Didn't work. So I tried all at once calibration, holding down safety switch with throttle up to start…"
Aug 14, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Alas, I have done both many times, but thank you!  I have calibrated the ESC, per both the "all at once" and the "individual" procedures prior to flying with 3.1.5, and they worked normally, and it flies perfectly.  I…"
Aug 14, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.2 beta testing
"Need some help with this one please...  - Load 3.1.5 (no cal, no wizard, nothing but software load...).  Apply LiPo power, all ESC's beep:  beeep-beeep-beeep - beep-beep - followed by single ongoing beep, all motors wiggle.…"
Aug 14, 2014
Mike Feldmann replied to Brian Pratt's discussion I'm so stuck. Can't test motors, can't arm motors.
"Interesting results from last night:   - Load 3.1.5 (no cal, no wizard, nothing but software load...).  Apply LiPo power, all ESC's beep:  beeep-beeep-beeep - beep-beep - followed by single ongoing beep, all motors wiggle.…"
Aug 14, 2014

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About Me:
Operating a DIY HEX built up using 3DR components for about 2 years:
Pixhawk
Power Module
Black Motors
Stock ESC
Power Distribution Board
Telemetry Radios
PPM Encoder
Futaba T10CAP + R6014FS
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Aerospace engineer with Guidance, Navigation and Control background interested in autonomous UAS operations.
Hometown:
Rockford MI

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