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Hey everybody I thought our sign in information for this site (DIYdrones) was supposed to work in the new Ardupilot forums.  Is that not correct?Continue

Iris+ reduced throttle and crashed despite my full throttle command - no failsafe triggered

Started Aug 3, 2016 0 Replies

The subject says it all.  I was camping with my Iris, and my first flight was doing well, I started climbing to get a higher perspective and noticed the copter drifting so I switched to loiter.…Continue

Tags: pixhawk, 3DR, Iris+

 

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Ray Quintana replied to john smith's discussion autonomous rover- no motors, just servo for steering and actuator for braking- rolling down hill in the group ArduRover User Group
"Output 3 but yeah that's how I would do it.  You're a little bit out of my standard R/C car based wheelhouse but I imagine you would get the desired result doing it that way.  Something that big I would have some sort of remote…"
Mar 20
Ray Quintana replied to john smith's discussion autonomous rover- no motors, just servo for steering and actuator for braking- rolling down hill in the group ArduRover User Group
"Not too sure about your diagram but I imagine you could use your brake on the throttle channel and just set it so full throttle = brake off and brake applies the brakes as expected.  It looks like you are planning on using some pretty heavy…"
Mar 19
Ray Quintana replied to Jason Greening's discussion Apm 2.8 clone board mounting holes in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Absolutely that could cause a vibration problem."
Feb 2
Ray Quintana replied to Bob Smith's discussion APM 2.8 landing gear retraction in the group ArduCopter User Group
Jan 5
Ray Quintana replied to Bryan Holloway's discussion Ardurover Follow me mode options in the group ArduRover User Group
"I have had it track me by walking around with the laptop, so that will work.  I don't know that sonar will work very well for tracking, maybe you could use a companion computer and do some sort of visual tracking?  I had an idea a…"
Nov 29, 2016
Ray Quintana replied to Bryan Holloway's discussion Ardurover Follow me mode options in the group ArduRover User Group
"As far as I know tower's follow mode does not work with a rover, at least it didn't last time I tried.  It works great with a copter but I couldn't get it to work with rover.  I have used follow successfully using a laptop…"
Nov 28, 2016
Ray Quintana replied to Freddy Alcarazo's discussion Apm 2.6 Impossible stabilization, what do you think about this problem? in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Oh Sebastian may have it.  I did that once on a race quad and the same thing happened, violent flips."
Nov 22, 2016
Ray Quintana replied to Freddy Alcarazo's discussion Apm 2.6 Impossible stabilization, what do you think about this problem? in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Looks like that left rear is lacking power.  I would recommend checking connections and ESC calibrations as recommended.  Also that the motor spins freely by hand."
Nov 17, 2016
Ray Quintana commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
"Asif what FC do you have?  I have an APM 2.8 on my rover and I had the compass jumper in the wrong spot, I had the same issue where I couldn't calibrate the compass."
Oct 10, 2016
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Aug 3, 2016
Ray Quintana replied to FutureTech's discussion Rover not navigating correctly in auto mode in the group ArduRover User Group
"Maybe your compass/gps is picking up interference, is it possible to relocate it and try again?"
Apr 16, 2016
Ray Quintana replied to FutureTech's discussion Rover not navigating correctly in auto mode in the group ArduRover User Group
"Mag offset learning in compass cal?"
Apr 15, 2016
Ray Quintana commented on Jani Hirvinen's blog post New ArduPilot.org Discussion Forums Online
"Sent."
Apr 12, 2016
Ray Quintana posted a blog post

SCX10 Rover build

I made a rover out of my old Axial SCX10.  My goal was to use the APM 2.8 for auto missions and maintain the scale look of the truck.  At least, as much as possible.  Down the road I will make a module for the bed that I can add things like a camera gimbal, FPV, etc.Here is my APM 2.8, fresh from eBay.I used some…See More
Apr 9, 2016
Andrew Murphy commented on Ray Quintana's blog post SCX10 Rover build
"This is awesome, keep up the tinkering."
Apr 8, 2016
Ray Quintana posted a blog post

SCX10 Rover build

I made a rover out of my old Axial SCX10.  My goal was to use the APM 2.8 for auto missions and maintain the scale look of the truck.  At least, as much as possible.  Down the road I will make a module for the bed that I can add things like a camera gimbal, FPV, etc.Here is my APM 2.8, fresh from eBay.I used some…See More
Apr 8, 2016

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About Me:
I'm an auto mechanic by day, and a tinkerer the rest of the time.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I started with quadcopters but now I'm branching into rovers as well.
Hometown:
Pollock Pines

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SCX10 Rover build

Posted on March 5, 2016 at 6:30pm 5 Comments

I made a rover out of my old Axial SCX10.  My goal was to use the APM 2.8 for auto missions and maintain the scale look of the truck.  At least, as much as possible.  Down the road I will make a module for the bed that I can add things like a camera gimbal, FPV, etc.

Here is my APM 2.8, fresh from eBay.…

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