Good afternoon,New to Arducopters, playing with robotics, auotmation etc as a hobby but the copters looks great. I know some electronics and programming, not bad with my hands.I like to purchase a…Continue
"I'm guessing that your APM is thinking that a compass is connected but it really isn't. This is just a wild guess with not enough information to go on from you. I'm assuming you have cut the trace and tried connecting an…"
"That doesn't sound good. I think that could be a hardware problem. You can check in the mission planner's flight data screen's status tab at the bottom and see if mx, my and mz are returning values. If they're…"
"Nope - just upgrade to the latest firmware and update Mission Planner too. I just cut the trace on my second APM2.5 and all works better than before.
Viewing Randy's video on how to disable the compass is a must. I used a small box…"
Welcome back. Yes, that's pretty much the only difference (that I know of) between the APM2.5 and 2.6. There's a video on this wiki page showing how to cut the trace to disable the onboard compass."
I have two APM 2.5. I have been busy the last year or so and just getting back in.The only difference between the two APMs is the 2.6 does not have the GPS and compass?I was thinking about severing the connection on the 2.5 and adding the HMC5883L for better performance.Anything else?ThankRandySee More
"I have the DX8 and it worked great. I actually like the two switches so I can toggle between modes without looking. Easy to program. Just have to program according to your style and quick recovery.
I do have a problem which I have to send it in for…"
I suggest posting to a forum, you will receive more help.
The hubs have to be on tight. I check and double check but they work. I have never had one come off.
Also I agree with Jeff. Quads have the potential for serious injury. I took baby steps…"