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autotake off not working in Arduplane 3.8

Started Aug 16 0 Replies

I just went through the configuration for setting up autotakeoff on my plane.  I am testing the take off as part of a route.  When I trigger the route while on the runway, the motor will not spool…Continue

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Pixhawk Gyro Noise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Caraway Mar 9, 2016. 2 Replies

I have a Pixhawk Clone in my Telemaster that am currently trying to tune.  I seem to have noise in my servos when I activate a flight mode other than MANUAL.  It seems that the noise is particularly…Continue

 

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Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"I guess because all of this is customized, that Taranis does not support the scaling for the raw data. Thx for your help Scot"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Hmm, I do not see files as uploaded.  See files in the below links if they do not show up in the…"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"The issue I have is not with the lua script.  The issue I have is with the sensor data.  I am fully configured for kts as my units of choice.  The Lua dashboard you have is working accurately.  But when I create my own dashboard…"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"On a side note about the AoA question, I can see that the data flash logs do have an AOA data set.  I am unsure how it is calculated or how good the data is.  There are lots of fluctuation probably due to vibration but you can see it creep…"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"I want to walk back the statement that your code is mathematically correcting the error.  That may not be true now that I have a chance to think about it.  it is possible that the person who coded this knew that the data is coming over in…"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"So I should make a change to my models configuration?  What should I set the speed to? return {["speedUnits"] = 2,["altUnits"] = 1,["apType"] = 1,["offsetmah"] = 0,["offsetwh"] =…"
Nov 2
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"I am not a programmer but it seems that the below variable needs to be set: shvars.speedUnits == 2 I am assuming that units_set is unset so it traverses the if/elseif/elseif/else code.  Let me know if I am wrong.  If I am right, how would…"
Nov 1
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"This is clearer to me now.  I did two more flight and noticed that the speed on the lua dashboard is likely correct.  Outside of that, I have my own telemetry screen that has air and groundspeed in it as well as voice alerts for providing…"
Nov 1
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"I did find a config file with my planes name on it that seems to have the variables mentioned in the doc.  SpeedUnits is set to 2 there.   On the https://github.com/athertop/MavLink_FrSkySPort/wiki/0.-Overview page, it indicates the…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Paul Looking at the documentation, there is supposed to be a file called mixes/offset.lua.   Is that supposed to be in the scripts dir on the Taranis SD Card?  I see no such file on my card.  Do I just create a text file with some…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Paul To answer previous questions, see below: I have OpenTx 2.2 Software is AP 3.8.2 Teensy is plugged into Telem2.  I have no other smart devices or sensors plugged in. Telem 1 has the 3dr radio. I do not see anywhere is says Telemetry type on…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
" Below is a quote from the wiki. Additionally Note - ASpd & GSpd- These sensors will be discovered with the unit of kts configured - even though the value it displays will actually be in m/s. Do not change the units of these sensors -…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"The sensors are configured in knots as is the lua page.  I did not configure all sensors.  I will check each one of them tonight.  aspd and gspd are in knots for sure. Regarding the AOA, the telemetry logs do have an attribute for it…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"ok.  I got to fly the plane today and things turned out good with one issue.  It seems that the airspeed units of measure seem to be wrong.  I like to have everything in kts but it seems mission planner/arduplane have a hard time…"
Oct 31
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Paul I got a lot more of it worked out.  I did a reload of the code on Teensy and now I get a single GPS that updates. I also see where there is a plane option on the lau script. I am running AP 3.8.2. Ii will do some testing on what I have…"
Oct 30
Robert Caraway replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"I see a host of other sensors such ast VSPD, VFAS Accx, AccY, AccZ, heading.  I even see GALT.  but no GPS sensor.  Even the mag works.  My groundstation seems to read the GPS fine. I deleted all sensors and tried again. …"
Oct 30

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