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Problem downloading Arduplane Dataflash Logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Dec 1, 2014. 4 Replies

Hey guys, hoping is just me doing something silly, but I am having problems downloading my log files after the recent Arduplane firmware update. We had some AWESOME long range flights this weekend,…Continue

Mission planner CLI wont talk to AP 2.74

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Oct 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi MichaelI still have some 1280 APM1 boards, that I dont want to throw away  just yet, so want to use them for ArduPlane purposes.The Previous code, 2.74, still works on the APM1 1280, but for setup…Continue

Mission Planner Feature Request 1.2.81

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Oct 13, 2013. 12 Replies

Hi MichaelWould you be able to do the following, it would make log analisys so much easier.…Continue

Tags: log, graph, request, feature

Mission planner feature Request

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon C Nov 24, 2013. 59 Replies

@Michael OFrom THIS conversation,Would it be possible for you to put human friendly times accross the top of the dataflash graphs? Please leave the line numbers there.While I am at it , could you…Continue

 

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cristian escudero commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"here goes the log18.BIN"
Mar 18
cristian escudero commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Hello,Just have my first crash with my Y6 RTF...do not know exactly what happens, I load a small mission , read it to check it was inside correctly, then went to auto launch it took off went strait to around 50 mts and just moved to the oppossite…"
Mar 18
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Hello folks, Would anyone happen to know wether or not it is simply just the module (xjt) that connects to a Frsky X8R, or does the Transmitter itself also store information (sync wise). The reason being is that I wish to also control my X8 with my…"
Mar 16
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"@Felipe, thanks! After doing some more research I found that a lot of people claim to have minimal sparking even when connecting do to what they had claim to be the large amount of energy required to power the system. This does make some sense…"
Mar 12
Felipe Rabat commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"@Craig, it does not seem like the lipo got damaged.  If it were, it would bulge a bit first, I would think (one of mine did after a crash).  But lets see what the others think..."
Mar 12
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"So I finally finished putting together my X8 tonight with the exception of the gps, and like on my Y6 the XT-60 connector is very snug for my lipo connection and often I try to baby it sort of speak in pushing the lipo into the connector, most of…"
Mar 11
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"@DG thanks, I'm not to sure as of yet...They each have there benefits i suppose like the Y6 I'm assuming will be less stable in increased wind conditions, and can g=fold up nicely for transport in a backpack style case while the Iris+ is…"
Mar 8
DG commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Impressive Craig P.  Which one do you like the most?"
Feb 23
Guy Fuller commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Well after 4 weeks of trying to source props for my Y6 at my LHS and being told 3 times they expected them the next day I broke down and ordered them from APC.  Placed the order early Friday morning and had them in my hand this Monday…"
Feb 23
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"My 3DR Drone Fleet (Y6B,Iris+,X8+)                                                                        (X8+ is in the finishing stages)                                                  …"
Feb 18
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Thanks for the suggestion Guy, I had looked at one similar but I was really hoping to find something with the pins (for the esc servo cables) and cables to the pixhawk (8 wire channel cable and red and black cable), as I'm not to familiar…"
Feb 17
Guy Fuller commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
Feb 17
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Thanks @Guy I had figured it was fine, but with the amount of $$$ invested into it, I thought perhaps a second opinion would be best.... This Diagram will be very useful for me in the near future as, I'm also facing this issue trying to create…"
Feb 16
Guy Fuller commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"In other words you should be fine Craig. "
Feb 16
Guy Fuller commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I believe that circuit runs in a series but I could be wrong.  I did find this image. "
Feb 16
Craig P. commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"@Felipe, this will hopefully explain what I mean a little better "
Feb 15

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X-UAV Talon Unboxing Video NOW LIVE

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 10:54pm 39 Comments

 

Our first small batch of Talon UAV aircraft have arrived!  Unpacked the first one, (naturally that will be my very own) and must say i am so far impressed with what I see. I think this is going to kick the Skywalker's @ss!

 

Checked the net, and found only a russian version of the…

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About the only use a DJI Phantom is good for

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 11:10pm 12 Comments

Just kidding of course!

How to scare the porridge out of the kids this halloween

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 2:30am 25 Comments

Stole this from Model airplane News, thought the effect is stunning!

Gonna send some people running!! LOL

Meet Big Bertha and the Boys

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:22am 10 Comments

 

Hi Diy'ers

 

Thought I would share my latest Project with you, and keep a running log of our progress. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome!

 

The Team :

Wessie van der Westhuizen a.k.a…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:42pm on November 20, 2011, Gustav Kuhn said…

Mmm, very quiet here......

And the weather sucks, wind, rain, wind, rain......................

At 8:55am on October 17, 2013, Cronselaar said…

Hi

What will the pricing be on your talon kit? And if you need anyone to demo or test i'm up for it... Mechanical engineering student ( final year) at NWU Pukke... I'm also involved with the anti-poaching competition and will also be entering a team.

Kind Regards

Gerrit

cronselaar@gmail.com

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