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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

Did a forced landing in soft wet ground, now APM2.5 read fails.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Chaffe Dec 25, 2012. 2 Replies

I have a peculiar fault on the APM2.5.Fires up okCan access apm via CLICan upload new firmware via Arduino and MPBut When connecting to mission planner, MP starts reading vars but freezes when it…Continue

Mission planner toolbar option

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Chaffe Dec 6, 2012. 5 Replies

Michael, Could I persuade you to add an option in Planner>config page for a fixed toolbar choice?Pretty Please...Continue

 

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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
Peter Chaffe replied to R. D. Starwalt's discussion APM2.5 5V/Vcc Schematic
"Have had chance since to test again with apm 2.6, apm 2.5, different esc's and it seems the cause is a bug in the 3.2 code! Loaded v2.9 worked fine, loaded v3.1 fine! 3.2 same old problem... Currently running on v3.1"
Jan 14
Peter Chaffe replied to R. D. Starwalt's discussion APM2.5 5V/Vcc Schematic
"Thanks for the reply Doug,With the PM supply only, JP1 not connected, mis behaves, I'd be inclined to say that something is receiving marginal voltage! Meanwhile voltage at the input pins is 4.8vNow add usb supply (I guess connecting this is ok…"
Dec 28, 2014
Peter Chaffe replied to R. D. Starwalt's discussion APM2.5 5V/Vcc Schematic
"I have this weird problem with apm 2.6 power supply related!These tests, Rx Connected to apm input rail, 3.2 FW, Quad config.1) 5v analogue ubec connected to apm output rail, JP1 in place, measured input rail 4.4vAll functions work, arms, motors run…"
Dec 27, 2014
MarkM replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Circles on map in mp
"Also, the UK ones are a bit wrong. The airspace indicated in MP seems to be around 5.5km but the actual airspace is 4km."
Aug 22, 2014
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Circles on map in mp
"Well yes but some of them are outdated and displaying over extinct airfields, hence the reason for initially not realising what they were"
Aug 20, 2014

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Craig Elder replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Circles on map in mp
"Those are some of the places you're not supposed to fly!! :)"
Aug 20, 2014
Peter Chaffe replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion Circles on map in mp
"Duh, show airports! disable it in config... "
Aug 20, 2014
Peter Chaffe posted a discussion

Circles on map in mp

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...See More
Aug 20, 2014
Rudolf Macko replied to Peter Chaffe's discussion new 3DR radio, connection problems
"I have same problem when I load ArduCopter V3.0.1 firmvare to my APM 2.5. I have to come back to older firmvare.   Rudo"
Oct 17, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion AC 2.9.1 vs 2.8.1 GPS accuracy
"I'd be inclined to load v2.8 in both of them first, see if the results are equal, if so then use that as a baseline..."
Mar 28, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"Yes nice when it works isn't it! I got caught last year out over the sea, everything I tried just resulted in it being blown farther out by the wind. Finally when it was a dot, had the presence of mind to switch to RTL mode, and it just…"
Mar 18, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"There are some caveats where we can use some frequencies as down-link only, at limited power and intermittent only, which is not much use!2.4 is noisy but is allowed (I think the limit for telem here on 2.4 is 10mW), At one time I was using 2.4…"
Mar 3, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"Just an update, also tested the Baro, it is working but sending out quite random numbers, but it is sending out data, so probably not the reason for the stalling. Also checked associated tracks for continuity, all ok. So looks even more like the…"
Mar 3, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"Just for completeness sake, in the UK (and I believe, Europe in general)900 mHz strictly Mobile phone use only420~450 is the 70cm amateur band (ground to air not allowed)433 allowed intermittently for extremely low power devices (such as car and…"
Mar 3, 2013
Peter Chaffe replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter 2.9 / 2.9.1 released
"Well I've just sourced them in the uk but they are $50 each. So might use this board for parts..."
Mar 1, 2013

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