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Motors not arming correctly after calibration

Started Mar 20, 2013 0 Replies

Hi. I have an ardupilot 2.5 mega with the latest firmware. Team black sheep 30A ESCs and motors.I've gone though the automatic calibration process as described in the setup guide. I can confirm that…Continue

ESCs will not arm

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ross Elton Dec 11, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi. My build is really frustrating me. I've gone through and calibrated my turnigy 9x to my APM 2.5 board. I've successfully calibrated my TBS Discovery ESCs. However once I have calibrated the ESCs,…Continue

Tags: 2.5, APM, arm, Esc

 

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Motors not arming correctly after calibration

Hi. I have an ardupilot 2.5 mega with the latest firmware. Team black sheep 30A ESCs and motors.I've gone though the automatic calibration process as described in the setup guide. I can confirm that the motors spin up perfectly when I throttle up as part of the calibration process. However when I disconnect the battery and connect it back up, again as per the calibration process, 2 motors spin up perfectly whilst the others need a bit more throttle to start.When I throttle up and have all four…See More
Mar 20, 2013
Ross Elton replied to Ross Elton's discussion ESCs will not arm
"Ok. A bit of an update. When I switch my quad on. And wait a few seconds I get a solid blue LED and a flashing red LED. When I go through the arming process (no throttle, yaw full right), the blue and red LEDs begin to flash and then after a few…"
Dec 11, 2012
Ross Elton replied to Ross Elton's discussion ESCs will not arm
"Just the standard 30A ones"
Dec 9, 2012
Andrew Bremer replied to Ross Elton's discussion ESCs will not arm
"Are they the standard ESC's that come with the Discovery kit? Or did you get different ones?"
Dec 9, 2012
Ross Elton posted a discussion

ESCs will not arm

Hi. My build is really frustrating me. I've gone through and calibrated my turnigy 9x to my APM 2.5 board. I've successfully calibrated my TBS Discovery ESCs. However once I have calibrated the ESCs, I cannot arm them. I am running the latest code on the APM board.Help please!!See More
Dec 9, 2012

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