Walter Holliday
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Log question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walter Holliday Jan 9. 1 Reply

Large drone (700mm Hex) pitched positively just about at the ground (12inchs ish...) during an autonomous landing.  I think, I can see in the logs where it tried to correct but did not physically do…Continue

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Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Yes Sir indeed, sounds like you'r heavier than you thought you were...:((( Get a Good scale... I don't know how you can build these without it unless your just putting together kits with pre-selected components or something!!  Figure…"
16 hours ago
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"What they said...^^^^^"
Jan 15
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"A good scale is invaluable....  If you don't know the true take off weight it makes things difficult for sure... More weight certainly would cause this issue the same as a smaller prop by accident... If your able to see current draw then…"
Jan 15
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"PWM isn't the issue no less efficient power wise there (maybe a little laggy compared to sbus communication per say but fine none the less)....  27amps at your nom voltage of 11.1 is 299.7watts/4motors which is only 74.925 watts/motor... I…"
Jan 10
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"I used ecalc very closely in conjunction with my measly little xls file.. I agree with Harry, in that, that source may be easier to understand and use.. I don't think its gonna tell you anything different though in regard to your issue with…"
Jan 10
Walter Holliday replied to Walter Holliday's discussion Log question
"Nothing where oh where are you log dissectors!!!!! Help me Please.... lol Walt"
Jan 9
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Greening's discussion Throttle mid/hover. in the group ArduCopter User Group
"I would not agree with the under-powered statements, the symptoms yes but the causes you guys are giving the poster here don't jive IMO, and I'd forget the 12 inch prop no motor in that size that I can think of has the cooling for the…"
Jan 9
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Log question

Large drone (700mm Hex) pitched positively just about at the ground (12inchs ish...) during an autonomous landing.  I think, I can see in the logs where it tried to correct but did not physically do so.. I believe I can see also where I tried to give manual land reposition commands to it via the tx and again it was unresponsive, it held its rearward tilt until impact and rolled after an emergency shutoff.. What I want to know is what happened... Why did it pitch? I am thinking mechanical…See More
Jan 3
Walter Holliday replied to Jason Ching's discussion Quad is spinning on take off
"I found it mentioned somewhere here that the IMAX setting for yaw by default for larger high thrust to weight ratio copters just isn't giving the FC enough throttle authority to manage the torque effect produced by said large thrust to…"
Sep 4, 2016

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Amateur everything guy, expert at nothing...
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First UAV... Custom HK S700mm Hex+. 300 amps of YeeHAw
Hometown:
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