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Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Brookes Feb 3. 4 Replies

Flying quad fine until yesterday!Compass is calibrated and working correctly!In stabilize mode can manually yaw fine! stop manually maintaining a heading and the quad slowly yaws (turns). Obviously…Continue

flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Chaffe Feb 6. 7 Replies

Mission Planner 1.3.16 build 1.1.5456.14788Flightplan screen > add some waypoints > open waypoint list at bottom. Result all data boxesds squashed to left hand side!Click the "Add Below" button…Continue

Circles on map in mp

Started this discussion. Last reply by MarkM Aug 22, 2014. 4 Replies

Been away, just updated to latest mp, what are those shaded circles (discs) overlaid on the maps?They are not on google maps so must be overlaid by MP!How can I get rid of them?Thanks...Continue

MP Gimbal config. Shutter servo delay times are readOnly

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Chaffe Jan 7, 2013. 3 Replies

Remains readOnly with any ch setting, relay.Is there a problem or is the code on the to-do list?Continue

 

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Nobby Clarke replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion new 3DR radio, connection problems
"Failing to enter "command" mode is a simple fix I have found ,you have to connect the remote radio (I think thats the problem one ?) by using your ftdi to pc adapter and then short out the pins explained in the 3DR APM site under optional…"
Mar 14
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Just add a waypoint and the bottom will open to the right; then delete the extra waypoint. Yes I was doing that but it was cured in the latest update! I don't want MP to auto update; when I want to I can do it myself. Also agree that there…"
Feb 6
Greg replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Just add a wypoint and the bottom will open to the right; then delete the extra waypoint."
Feb 5
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Ok a dirty way to remove the airport circles! Find airports.dat file, delete the contents and save, job done!"
Feb 4
Stuart Brookes replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw
"OK You don't have mag logs enabled so can't check them. Maybe enable Mag, and the RC in and outs too as there are handy for diagnosing certain yaw issues. You z accel vibs are actually quite large. Your yaw angle isn't super…"
Feb 3
Stuart Brookes replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw
"will take a look. Check for mag for compass"
Feb 3
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw
"Here is the last files from a vibration test, ie hover in stabilize mode. Vib levels within tolerance Have recalibrated compass, is reading correctly in MP No trims on tx, nothing changed (that I'm aware of) since good previous flights few days…"
Feb 3
Stuart Brookes replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw
"Are you sure your yaw stick is centred and not trimmed. Posting a dataflash log will help diagnose it."
Feb 3
Peter Chaffe posted a discussion

Yaw compass drift pixhawk, 3.2 fw

Flying quad fine until yesterday!Compass is calibrated and working correctly!In stabilize mode can manually yaw fine! stop manually maintaining a heading and the quad slowly yaws (turns). Obviously it also effects alt hold and loiter, to make them unusableAny ideas?See More
Feb 3
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Is anyone else having this airport problem? Inability to switch off airport circles. Latest MP download "
Feb 3
Peter Chaffe replied to Tom Boutain's discussion Flight Plan Yellow Lines
"I don't think its documented but I believe it means that the dotted lines don't have a true waypoint at one end, in the case of a mission the dotted lines connect the first and last waypoint to the home location"
Feb 1
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Michael, Installed the new update! those damn airport circles are showing again, even though they are not enabled in the mp screen!"
Feb 1
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"Thanks Michael! That triggers another issue, that MP doesn't appear to be automatically looking for updates on start up! (like it used to) Is that a another problem, or has it been changed?"
Feb 1

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Michael Oborne replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly
"please update your MP"
Feb 1
Peter Chaffe posted a discussion

flightPlan > waypoint data not dispalying properly

Mission Planner 1.3.16 build 1.1.5456.14788Flightplan screen > add some waypoints > open waypoint list at bottom. Result all data boxesds squashed to left hand side!Click the "Add Below" button and the text boxes stretch out and become readable!See More
Feb 1
Peter Chaffe replied to R. D. Starwalt's discussion APM2.5 5V/Vcc Schematic
"I don't think that it is voltage related anymore! The apm is disarming after being armed for about 10 secs, some times unable to re-arm, have to do a reboot! But if plugged into usb then works fine every time, thinking now its something to do…"
Jan 14

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