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Rover radio signal loss "HOLD" and not "RTL"?

Started Nov 12, 2015 0 Replies

I'm using a APM 2.6 in a "Relentless" power cat. I would like to change the failsafe of loss of radio signal to RTL. Currently the default setting is "HOLD" which is rather unhelpful when the boat is…Continue

Moxon antenna

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sterling Aug 30, 2015. 1 Reply

Moxon Antenna:I am researching antennas for my GCS and I came across moxon on antennas and this tool to give you the dimensions for a moxon antenna for the frequency you input.For any one else that…Continue

Can anyone recommend a joy stick

Started this discussion. Last reply by hightechhobbie Nov 18, 2014. 4 Replies

I am interested in using a joy stick with APM 2, please recommend joysticks and give feed back you your experience?Continue

 

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Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"Hi Tommy, thank you very much. I haven't had a chance to open the zip file yet but it downloaded perfectly. Thanks again, RS"
Dec 7, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"This will be long term project. I hope to have the first assembly complete and flying in May 2017.  Once I have everything where I'm happy I'll produce a couple for further testing. This isn't a commercial exercise but if anyone…"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"Thanks Roger, I'll have a look. I'm really interested in a blended wing for this project. I picked the x8 as a test run as its well known and people have plenty of hours flying experience with that wing. Meaning I can get a lot of feed…"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"Cheers for the advice Ronald. I'll have a look at the foil and run some simulations and tweak it accordingly. Had a quick look at Alta Devices. They look very nice, I'll have a chat to Rich Kapusta when I'm in the final stages of the…"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"@Brandon: thanks for the suggestion. I think Tommy might have the models in CAD. Richard"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"@Tommy: Hi That would be very cool. As I mentioned I plan to modify the design to take my payload. Once I have the design where I want it I will CNC the patterns from Epoxy tooling block. The mould tools will be laminated from carbon in an…"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"@Ronald- I am open to other models. Do you know where I could find the models? I pan to build a few in Carbon with solar cells laminated into the upper surfaces. Any help would be appreciated. "
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"Does anyone know where I can find a 3D model of the X8? Thanks in advance, RS"
Dec 6, 2016
Richard Sterling commented on james sowell's group X8
"Does anyone know where I can find a 3D model of the X8? Thanks in advance, RS"
Dec 5, 2016
Richard Sterling replied to Michael Levesque's discussion Possible Composite X8 in the group X8
"Does anyone know where I can find a 3D model of the X8? Thanks in advance, RS"
Dec 5, 2016
Richard Sterling replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Can some one please tell me the best way to mount the RFD modems. I can mount it with double sided foam tape or I can mechanically fasten it with screw mounts and spacers. If I hard mount it will it be affected by vibration? Thanks in…"
Dec 5, 2016
John Easton replied to Richard Sterling's discussion Boat zig zaging in AUTO in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Had the same thing but got it sorted out and she ran perfectly, then did a Mission Planner update and it is now worse than ever and I can't remember what I changed. I will try some of these settings and let you know."
Jul 8, 2016

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Graham Dyer replied to Richard Sterling's discussion Lights &, joystick mapping in the group ArduRover User Group
"Hi Richard, you can see your servo IN's (#) and OUT's in the status window, anything non-zero is getting it's value from the RC Rx or are assigned in the Joystick window, this is mine with nothing connected: CH1-8 show OUT values and…"
Mar 30, 2016
Richard Sterling replied to Esteban Caligaris's discussion Proper Materials for Boats in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Esteban, check out this post. This is the best example of balsa panked construction, the end structure is then covered with a light glass layer with polyester resin. Again without knowing your boat design I can only recommend this as a…"
Mar 30, 2016
Richard Sterling replied to Esteban Caligaris's discussion Proper Materials for Boats in the group ArduBoat User Group
"Hi Esteban, My answer would be neither! Reason: when you say fiberglass I am assuming you mean Polyester resin and glass fibre (normally chop strand matt)? Neither material is good for a core material. In a structural sense the cellular bond…"
Mar 29, 2016
Richard Sterling replied to Richard Sterling's discussion Lights &, joystick mapping in the group ArduRover User Group
"Hi Graham, In most cases the Joystick config works as intended. I am able to use the auto detect, but there are limits, for instance the channel options will see the joystick axis movement but they will not see the button activation and only record…"
Mar 29, 2016

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At 5:24am on November 12, 2015, Esteban Caligaris said…

Hi there Richard.

You can change all the Variables/Params entering the CONFIG/TUNING tab in the Mission Planner Software, selecting the Full Parameter List.

You have to search there the Param name FS_ACTION (failsafe action) and change it there.

Regards.

Esteban Caligaris

Paraguay

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