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Redemptioner replied to Fong Hou Jun's discussion Hovering without transmitter
"The easiest way to do it is via the Transmitter, the actual procedure is different depending on which brand you have but basically you set the Transmitter up how you want the aircraft to go if it loses signal (ie. put throttle to middle, all other…"
7 hours ago
Redemptioner replied to Fong Hou Jun's discussion Hovering without transmitter
"you can do it over the telemetry link if you have it, else you can set a failsafes to do it (either on the RX or in the APM itself)."
7 hours ago
Redemptioner replied to HN's discussion Is this a good kit for ArduPlane?
"should fly well, that motors is more than big enough  and there are plenty of ready to go settings for the Bixler setup on APM. Only thing I would be looking to do is get some bigger batteries, the air frame will happily lift 10,000mah of 3S…"
7 hours ago
Redemptioner commented on Bart Theys's blog post Design of a multi-rotor VTOL UAV and docking station for automated aerial transport
"And completely missed the point of this project as usual. Putting aside the fact that this was a project for VTOL aircraft that was "optimized for maximum range and payload capability"  (the simple fact is a fixed wing aircraft…"
Jul 17
Redemptioner commented on Bart Theys's blog post Design of a multi-rotor VTOL UAV and docking station for automated aerial transport
"Great work guys! Can't wait to see more from you Don't let rob's comments concern you, he has shown a clear history of being unable to understand even the most basic principles of aerodynamics and aircraft design and construction....."
Jul 16
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"Can you give me an example where the 2 diagonal motors would need to provide more power.  Weight too far forward = front 2 motors running faster Weight too far back = back too motors running faster Weight to left side = left 2 motors running…"
Jan 16
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"I could accept that if it was the 2 front motors, or the 2 motors on one side or the 2 back motors, but the fact it is 2 motors on the diagonal makes if very strange. Also worth noting that the copter balances on both axis on its CG"
Jan 16
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"Hey Guys, I have found an issue with the quad software that needs to be looked at. I have been mucking around trying to work out why I am not getting full power out of my quad (CF reptile deadcat frame running Sunnysky 2216 900kc on 3S and…"
Jan 16
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"np Leonard. I will check and see if I captured any of the log files today, normally I turn them off, will report back if I have some before and after the changes, I have a feeling the new quad will have some."
Jan 11
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"Hey Guys, A few pages back I questioned the "I" settings being the same as the "P" settings after auto tune, not having a go at the devs but the reply was more or less that these don't really matter much. I found this odd…"
Jan 11
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"Wow really, it use to be about a 2 to 1 figure (I was half your P), has this changed and when?. Guess I will have to play with these some more, might be worth a string test, explains some of the issues at high speed and in the wind I guess as the I…"
Jan 6
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"Does anyone else find it strange that I and P are exactly the same values after Auto tune?"
Jan 5
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"I can't agree with you there, reducing the filtering (if you have very low/no vibrations) does increase the performance, especially in the wind, this is even more evident on large birds (like my 1300mm Octo). Thats kind of like saying turning…"
Dec 30, 2013
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"maybe change it to something like "land" or "save Trim" or "super simple" mode (all from the PID screen on channel 7) and see if that works. You can also use channel 8 maybe try that one. Make sure you have no trim or…"
Dec 28, 2013
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"under initial setup you will find the frame type menu, just select "v" in that menu (you will see it the picture of the deadcat next to it).  Yeah you are definitely going to have to do something about the dampening between the…"
Dec 28, 2013
Redemptioner replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"Autotune is switched to from another switch. So you go into Alt hold on your mode switch, then you assign another 2 position switch (in the PID screen on channel 7 from memory) and while in alt hold you flick the other separate 2 position switch too…"
Dec 28, 2013

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