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Arducopter Hexa 3.0.1 suddenly shaking like a wet dog.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Jul 28, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi guys decided to update the apm2.5 to the latest 3.0.1 code, completed the compassmot and live calibrations as usuall.  Went for a test hover and bloody solid as a rock just to lively for me. Next…Continue

Mission Planer on windows CE

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ahmed Rehan Dec 23, 2012. 2 Replies

I hope this hasnt been asked before but would mission planner run on Windows CE.You can buy some small and cheap tablet pc that run CE. Any Ideas, regards PeteContinue

Would Mission planner run on Android tablet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Jan 26, 2013. 3 Replies

I was just thinking whether our mission planner would run on a Android tablet pc, it is windows based has usb input.  It would make it so much easier than carrying the whole laptop around.…Continue

Next Frame. Hexa or X8???????

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Feb 23, 2012. 7 Replies

Hi Guys it has come time to get a new frame as my old quad one is getting cramped and the weight with camera and FPV equipment is realy hindering stability.So my question to you, I like the Xaircraft…Continue

 

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Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Thanks Randy worked a treat."
Jul 31, 2013
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Hi guys have installed this code and tuned in Rate P so the hexa is solid. I would like to know which setting adjusts the speed that the hexa levels itself, at the moment it snaps back instantly and on the video looks bad. How can I make it more…"
Jul 30, 2013
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Hi M8 what is your Rate P I made the mistake of moving the decimal point was tuning between1.000-2.000 instead of 0.1000-0.2000. Hexa shook like crazy, check your settings. Regards Pete"
Jul 30, 2013
Peter replied to Peter's discussion Arducopter Hexa 3.0.1 suddenly shaking like a wet dog.
"Yep its official im an IDIOT, I was tuning rate between 1.000 and 2.000 instead off 0.100 and 0.200. Gees I kick myself, thanks Chris.   Regards Pete"
Jul 28, 2013

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Chris Anderson replied to Peter's discussion Arducopter Hexa 3.0.1 suddenly shaking like a wet dog.
"When you read the params in the MP, are they all back to the defaults? It sounds like RateP is off by a decimal point (10x higher than it should be)"
Jul 28, 2013
Peter posted a discussion

Arducopter Hexa 3.0.1 suddenly shaking like a wet dog.

Hi guys decided to update the apm2.5 to the latest 3.0.1 code, completed the compassmot and live calibrations as usuall.  Went for a test hover and bloody solid as a rock just to lively for me. Next day decided to tune the RateP through my trimpot on ch6.  My hexa would not even take off shaking like crazy all over the place, I mean totally uncontrollable cant even take off. Reset pid to standard no change, erased eprom and reloaded the code NO Change.  All motors spin up at the same time but I…See More
Jul 28, 2013
Nick replied to Peter's discussion Would Mission planner run on Android tablet?
"In principle, if you root the android tablet, and install Linux. Then you would be able to install Mono, to support .Net apps _If_ that works, then you would be able to install Mission Planner. There are several free apps on Googleplay that help you…"
Jan 26, 2013
Ahmed Rehan replied to Peter's discussion Mission Planer on windows CE
Dec 23, 2012
Peter commented on Kabir's blog post New: Air Pro Ion HD Video Camera for FPV
"I use a Sony Bloggie the old one with the swivel lens, it has live out and lies flat records in hd. Cost me $115 http://youtu.be/he6dGw5OBbs Regards Pete"
Jun 6, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Norman thanks for such a detailed explanation it definately helps those of us new to electric flight.   Regards Pete"
May 25, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"I feel sorry for your motors lol, but your videos certainly show you know your stuff. Mother nature is against me so will have to wait for the test flight.   Regards Pete"
May 22, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Thank you Marko will try later today, and will post results later today. My Esc can handle 4s but my motors are rated for 3s, oh well next upgrade I will look at motors that can handle 4s.  I only went with those motors since most people ware…"
May 22, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Hi Marco thank you for taking the time to help me, I just seem to be taking one step forward then two back.  My hexa is carying a 4000mah 3s battery as well as the Sony Bloggie 130 grams. I think the weight is what is pushing my Rate P high but…"
May 22, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Thanks Rui will try but I remember when I dropped Rate P to 0.12 it felt like the hexa was all over the place but could have been the wind.  I will try again tomorrow with your Rate settings. I will let you know how it works.   Regards Pete"
May 22, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Hi Guys could someone have a look at my video and suggest any tuning tips, the Hexa seems a bit wobbly.  Maybe my Rate P is a bit too high. Xaircraft Hexa frame KDA 20-22L motors, Apm 1 Code 2.5.4 Stabilise P 4.2 I 0.1 D0.140 Rate P 0.19 I 0…"
May 22, 2012
Peter replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.5 released!
"Emile thank you very much I can now picture what I am trying to achive with the I term. Your help is greately appreciated I have been chasing my tail with the tuning. Regards Pete"
May 21, 2012

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Just starting out, still a bit confused.
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Realy interested in the Aeroquad.
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