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How to calibrate via mavlink commands

Started Jun 26, 2016 0 Replies

I am currently writing an iOS ground station, however I cannot figure out how to do accelerometer or gyro calibration.I am sending MAV_CMD_PREFLIGHT_CALIBRATION commands but getting back command_ack…Continue

Tags: calibration, mavlink, code

iOSMavlink - iOS based arducopter ground control app

Started May 3, 2016 0 Replies

Hi guys!I have started writing an app for iOS (iPhones/iPads) to connect to your arducopter/arduplane platform.It requires purchasing a BLE Mini dock to allow communication between your iDevice and…Continue

Cannot send command_long

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moises Cavalcanti Bezerril Filho Apr 13, 2016. 1 Reply

I am trying a custom gcs written in swift using the Mavlink c library.I can manage to send the request data stream command, but I can't seem to get command_long workingHere is an example for sending…Continue

Tags: arducopter, drone, Mavlink

Help sending command_long

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moises Cavalcanti Bezerril Filho Apr 13, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi!So I am needed some help regarding sending the mavlink_msg_command_long command from my gcs to pixhawk.I am using swift and when I run this code:func sendData(){        var message =…Continue

 

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SidePilot - Version 1.22 - iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

Hi! Version 1.22 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter (Inlcuding 3DR Solo) and PX4New features include:Save video to camera roll (Using 3DR Solo)Better Fullscreen videoDedicated Shots buttonOffline WaypointsTimestamp for dataflash logsMore waypoint options (Camera & Servo trigger)Shots! Our version of smart shots, now available to all Arducopter drones!Follow me (Both static and dynamic altitudes)Cable Cam (Define two points and automatically transition…See More
May 27
Tom posted a blog post

SidePilot - iOS GCS Version 1.20 - 3DR Solo video support!

Hi! Version 1.20 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 and Solo!This version bring 3DR Solo support including live Video streaming (including GoPro shutter & mode control), as well as survey waypoints (grid mode), follow me (follows your device's GPS), live weather updates and more!Other Features:GPS Location of droneSet, edit and delete waypointsArm/DisarmDisplay VFR information such as altitude, yaw, pitch and roll.Voice alerts for mode changes…See More
Apr 10
UAS_Pilot commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"Will the app work with the Event 38 Bluetooth repeater/bridge? Thanks Joe"
Oct 26, 2016
LIVRELLI Noel commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"@ TOM I finally succeed to reach the forum by another way. i begin the reading and if neccesary, will return to you best regards"
Oct 21, 2016
Tom commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"@LIVRELLI Bad timing, I took the board down for about 5 minutes for an update. It is back now. Thanks, Tom"
Oct 21, 2016
LIVRELLI Noel commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"@ TOM Thanks for your answer. for the moment i can't succeed to open your link. each attempt to join the "sidepilot.net forum" give this notice : "Sorry but this board is currently unavailable." may be later regards"
Oct 21, 2016
Tom commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"@LIVRELLI Noel Hi! I have posted a getting started guide on the forums at http://sidepilot.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=19 If you have any issues please post on the forums and I can help you. Thanks! Tom"
Oct 21, 2016
LIVRELLI Noel commented on Tom's blog post SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)
"hullo everybody. once more or the ideal ? Any tutorial for how to use it thanks for reading, more for your answer best regards"
Oct 21, 2016
Tom posted a blog post

SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)

Hi! Version 1.1 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 (formerly called iMavlink).New features include: New Name!Easy PID Tuning using slidersCalibrate Radio trimsIncreased PX4 SupportSet Flight ModesArrow that points towards your drone for easily locating itOther Features:GPS Location of droneSet, edit and delete waypointsArm/DisarmDisplay VFR information such as altitude, yaw, pitch and roll.Voice alerts for mode changes and other important…See More
Oct 20, 2016

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Bill Bonney commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones
"@UAV Enthusiats. What you wrote wrote makes no sense. How can a development environment that controls the native UI framework exceed the capabilities of that host environment? Also cross platform is not true for React Native as you'll need to…"
Oct 9, 2016
UAV_Enthusiast commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones
"Not to steal this thread....actually Jerry Giant, my colleagues and I are doing exactly what you are talking about. I am about to post the sample here in the next day or so. We used react native with a combination of node & npm to build a…"
Oct 9, 2016
Jerry Giant commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones
"i love this but.. want a HTML5 GC, anyone with me? let's do some node+npm."
Sep 30, 2016
Tom commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones
"@Crady no sorry, I developed this as an iOS alternative to the existing Tower app on android. I'm not looking to port it anytime soon. Thanks!"
Sep 30, 2016
Crady von Pawlak commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones
"Nice!  Will it be ported to Android?"
Sep 30, 2016
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Sep 30, 2016
Tom commented on Tom's blog post iMavlink - iOS based arducopter ground control app - Looking for beta testers!
"Hi guys, just an update that I have now got a version that supports UDP connections. I need some beta testers to see how well it works. Please email me at tom@imavlink.com for beta access. Thanks!!"
Aug 1, 2016

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SidePilot - Version 1.22 - iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

Posted on May 27, 2017 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

Hi! Version 1.22 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter (Inlcuding 3DR Solo) and PX4

New features include:

  • Save video to camera roll (Using 3DR Solo)
  • Better Fullscreen video
  • Dedicated Shots button
  • Offline Waypoints
  • Timestamp for dataflash logs
  • More waypoint options (Camera & Servo trigger)
  • Shots! Our version of smart shots, now available…
Continue

SidePilot - iOS GCS Version 1.20 - 3DR Solo video support!

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 4:08pm 0 Comments

Hi! Version 1.20 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 and Solo!

This version bring 3DR Solo support including live Video streaming (including GoPro shutter & mode control), as well as survey waypoints (grid mode), follow me (follows your device's GPS), live weather updates and more!

Other Features:

  • GPS Location of drone
  • Set, edit and delete…
Continue

SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)

Posted on October 20, 2016 at 10:00pm 7 Comments

Hi! Version 1.1 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 (formerly called iMavlink).

New features include: 

  • New Name!
  • Easy PID Tuning using sliders
  • Calibrate Radio trims
  • Increased PX4 Support
  • Set Flight Modes
  • Arrow that points towards your drone for easily locating it

Other Features:

  • GPS Location of…
Continue

iMavlink - iOS Ground Control for ArduCopter/PX4 Drones

Posted on September 30, 2016 at 9:00am 5 Comments

Hi!As some may know, I have been working on a new iOS based GCS called iMavlink. I have just released the version 1.0 of the app! 

As you can see, the app is has a clean and simple UI, with many features.

Features:

  • GPS Location of drone
  • Set, edit and delete waypoints
  • Arm/Disarm
  • Display VFR information such as altitude, yaw, pitch and roll.
  • Voice alerts for mode changes and other important…
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