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MP, RaspberryPi, and mono

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Oct 14, 2013. 2 Replies

I have been trying to get the latest 1.2.82 MP to run on my RaspberryPi.  Here is what I have and tried:pi@raspberrypi ~/mp-1.2.82 $ cat /etc/issueRaspbian GNU/Linux 7 \n \lpi@raspberrypi ~/mp-1.2.82…Continue

Postmortem, please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jan 23, 2013. 3 Replies

I've been working on an X8, and it hasn't been going too well.  Sigh.APM 2.5, Arducopter 2.8.1 compiled for:#define CONFIG_APM_HARDWARE APM_HARDWARE_APM2#define FRAME_CONFIG OCTA_QUAD_FRAME#define…Continue

Tags: 2.8.1, Arducopter, 2.5, APM, X8

MP 1.2.27 gags on demand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Dec 19, 2012. 3 Replies

MP 1.2.27Windoze 7 x64, 6gb of ram I can get MP to gag on demand, although I'd rather not. 8-)…Continue

Unused channels?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Nov 27, 2012. 1 Reply

Arducopter v2.8.1 on an X8 and also a quadMission Planner 1.2.23 mav 1.0 I have noticed that my unused channels on the Radio Configuration screen in the Mission Planner fluctuate a lot.  While…Continue

 

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Rick commented on Tomi Pirieyv's blog post Pixhawk 2.1 with RPI computer Module 3- DRONEE PILOT
"@Aytek Canak   link?"
Jul 11
Rick commented on Patrick Duffy's blog post Thermal Imaging for your Drone on a Budget
"I gather the Netis WF2561 is on the GCS. What WiFi dongle are you using on the quad? TIA, Rick"
May 6
Rick commented on Oliver's blog post ACM/APM Futaba T8FG (Super) Mode configuration for all 6 modes
"Here are my single mix settings for a Futaba T8FG Super with the current version 5.0 firmware. I am using it with a Fr-Sky TFR4SB receiver sending the sbus output signal to my Pixhawk. The target values are those on the Arducopter wiki…"
Jul 4, 2016
Rick commented on Bill Bonney's blog post MAV Pilot V1.0 for iPhone is available in the App Store
"Looks nice and clean, can't wait to try it out. When can we expect to see imperial measurements?"
Oct 25, 2014
Rick commented on Ralph Wu's blog post APM Planner 2.0 for Linux
"Well, it works for me on my pi.  Took a while to build, but it starts up quickly and runs well. As for your library issues on your laptop, make sure you have 'universe' configured for in Software Sources.  Then, you can just…"
Aug 7, 2014
Rick replied to Marty Knoll's discussion Raspberry Pi and Mission Planner?
"Yep, I just compiled it on my Pi using the Linux instructions.  After 5 hours, I left it and went to bed, it was done compiling in the morning. 8-)  Starts up fine, no errors. As for the display, I use an hdmi-vga dongle. Rick"
Jul 10, 2014
Rick commented on Bill Bonney's blog post APM Planner 2.0.11 released
"Ok, nice and clean looking, love the realtime graphing !!!"
Jul 4, 2014
Rick commented on Bill Bonney's blog post APM Planner 2.0.11 released
"It isn't obvious (to me), but how can we change the default units from meters to feed and the units for speed from meters/second to fps, kph, mph, etc. ? TIA, Rick"
Jul 4, 2014
Rick replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Suggest that you get it outside and above 6 feet. Need to take the ground effect out if the equation, and put it into a real-life situation. I'd get it at about 30 feet, minimum. When I set mine, I hold altitude in Stab for a while, noting the…"
Dec 4, 2013
Rick replied to Graham Harding's discussion Futaba T8FG Super Fail Safe Setup
"Thanks for documenting your procedure."
Dec 3, 2013
Rick commented on Ralph Wu's blog post APM Planner 2.0 for Linux
"Have the "cheap four cores-2Gb ram android tablets" gotten down to US$35 yet? 8-)"
Dec 2, 2013
Rick commented on Ralph Wu's blog post APM Planner 2.0 for Linux
"Running native Linux opens up the possibility of running it on the Pi.  I've tried to run MP on the Pi, under mono, and it looks like it would take a rebuild of the source with the mono compiler. Another similar program,…"
Dec 2, 2013
Rick commented on Ralph Wu's blog post APM Planner 2.0 for Linux
"Fantastic !!! Please keep us updated."
Dec 2, 2013
Rick commented on noeL's blog post APM 2.6 external compass making a difference
"It would be best to have the GPS higher than the APM.  Don't want to degrade the already weak GPS signals by having the GPS in the shadow of the rest of the 'copter."
Nov 29, 2013
Rick replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"On the wiki page for data flash logs, http://copter.ardupilot.com/wiki/downloading-and-analyzing-data-logs-in-mission-planner , it describes how to enable logging of ERR messages. On my 3.1-rc5, the cli command 'enable all' in…"
Nov 7, 2013
Rick replied to Wessie's discussion Mission planner feature Request
"Per the wiki on http://copter.ardupilot.com/wiki/flight-modes/simpleandsuper-simple-modes/ : Use a 3 position switch to select Normal, Simple or Super Simple ModeA two position switch will select between Normal and either Simple or Super…"
Nov 5, 2013

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