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Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tissy 21 hours ago. 11 Replies

I'm sure I have had this problem a while back, but can't recall if it was a software bug or something else.Anyhow, after updating Mission Planner to the latest update (1.3.9) it hangs if I perform a…Continue

XBEE Connection error on Mission Planner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Aug 26, 2013. 13 Replies

I have come to use my XBEEs for the first time and having an issue connecting to mission planner.The XBEEs have been set up for 57600 baud and I can see data coming in of the receiver when using…Continue

LOITER just not holding despite compassmot <30%

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tissy Jul 8, 2013. 1 Reply

Having completed the compassmot calibration and got my readings down to <30%, I'm still having issues with GPS hold.I tried a couple of tests today and when switching to LOITER, the throttle on…Continue

ArduCopter 3.0 CIRCLE / PANORAMIC mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen Jun 23, 2013. 5 Replies

With the new ArduCopter code, it is possible to set the RADIUS to 0 allowing the aircraft to rotate on a single axis for panoramic images etc.It it possible to set the amount of rotations the…Continue

 

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Tissy replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"I rolled back and installed version 1.3.0, no problems at all. Downloaded latest firmware etc without issue. Performed the manual upgrade from "CHECK FOR UPDATES" and it again upgraded without issue to version 1.3.9.  It has now…"
21 hours ago
Tissy replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"I have the latest v4.5.2 installed which I have removed along with MP and reinstalled both again to make sure, still same issue :-("
21 hours ago

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Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"are you sure you have .net framework v4 installed?"
yesterday

Developer
Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"if it was a programing issue, I would see a lot more cases of it, which I don't.   the only thing I can think is the system proxy is not working. and you use something like chrome etc that hides that.   does internet explorer work?"
yesterday

Developer
Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"for an older version check here http://firmware.diydrones.com/Tools/MissionPlanner/"
yesterday
Tissy replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"Thanks Michael. I have tried all-sorts but still failing.  APMPlanner2 works without issue, but I prefer MP. I even installed an old version which started the update process fine, but then stopped displaying the below error. Are you 100% its…"
yesterday

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Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"here is a ms article about it http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915599  "
yesterday
Tissy replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"I have my Firewall and virus scanner off, any other ideas? Its used on a PC that does have internet access as I am using it to post this message. It was working fine before the latest update. Many thanks,"
yesterday

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Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"this is a firewall/proxy/internet issue.   Mp cannot access the internet"
yesterday
Tissy replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
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Michael Oborne replied to Tissy's discussion Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update
"please post a screenshot of the details"
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Tissy posted a discussion

Mission Planner 1.3.9 Hanging on Update

I'm sure I have had this problem a while back, but can't recall if it was a software bug or something else.Anyhow, after updating Mission Planner to the latest update (1.3.9) it hangs if I perform a manual "CHECK FOR UPDATE" and if I load the INITIAL SETUP and INSTALL FIRMWARE, it displays the "There was an unexpected error" message.Any ideas what the issue maybe.MP is allowed through virus and firewall protection and displays the same error even if they are temporarily turned off.Many…See More
yesterday
Glenn Gregory commented on Tissy's blog post DroidPlanner Telemetry Bluetooth Bridge
"Great work! Any more details on what hardware etc you used? Bluetooth module?"
Feb 24
Tissy replied to Thomas Rutter's discussion Arducopter or Russian Roulette?
"With all the rants and frustrations post here, I can help but comment that people knew what they were "buying into" and effectively moulding the future for. Can anyone 100% be confident that no ideas dreamt up here, by the devs or the…"
Jan 17
Tissy commented on Joshua Johnson's blog post Will drones become the future of farming? - BBC on Chris Anderson
"I'm in the UK and it states I need to be outside the UK to view it !!"
Jan 10
Tissy replied to Auk's discussion Flying a UAV at night over a forest fire.
"The APM and PixHawk flight controllers have a telemetry output which with an extra module (minimosd) overlay this telemetry data onto a video link. From the ground you will therefore have your live thermal images and overlaid is a personal…"
Jan 8

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DroidPlanner Telemetry Bluetooth Bridge

Posted on November 28, 2013 at 8:52am 29 Comments

Pleased with the way this has turned out for a Saturday project :-)

It compliments Arthur Benemanns DroidPlanner app to give a wireless link between the aircrafts radio and a Bluetooth connection to the Android tablet.

  • Its fitted with a 1000mah LiPo battery and charge circuit which is chargeable by a small USB slot at the bottom of the unit.
  • Ultrabright LEDs for the…
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OctoCopter Photoshoot at dusk

Posted on August 24, 2013 at 5:30am 10 Comments

Almost finished the Octo build and thought I would take some shots at dusk.

Quite pleased with how these have come out, the LEDs really set the Octo off nicely.…

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APM anti-vibration floating plate

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 11:00am 17 Comments

It looks nice, so I hope it does the job :-)

Its effectively a floating plate on specific anti-vibration grommets.  The APM then sits on anti-vibration pads.

The jDrones telemetry expansion board is also mounted onto this plate for its close proximity to the APM.

The plates are made…

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Anti-vibration APM mount

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 11:00am 12 Comments

I have been looking into my own method of mounting the APM with antivibration in mind.

To this end I wanted to source some freely available components specifically designed to reduce vibration.

I found a couple of such products which I am hoping will be ideal.

These coupled with a custom…

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