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APM 2.5 Optical flow enabled weirdness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elvis Dec 16, 2012. 1 Reply

I have my QAV500 platform tuned very well with 2.8.1, i can let go of sticks and have it maintain position for quite a while without any input.  However, today I finally got around to enabling the…Continue

Tags: OpticalFlow, APM2.5

APM 2.5 serial connectivity question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Roth May 7, 2013. 14 Replies

I have been looking at pinouts and docs and code and I must admit Im a little confused by the UARTs. …Continue

Tags: Serial, UART, APM2.5, HOTT

 

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Oliver Roth replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"Thanks - now it worked! Seemed that there was a cable with loose contact Thanks"
May 7, 2013
Oliver Roth replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"Thanks Daniel But no success till now. What do I have to do? - Soldering some contacts? De-solder some contacts? - how to connect the cable with tx/rx and resistor and the receiver tx ---|        |---- resistor ---…"
May 6, 2013
Oliver Roth replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"Hi Captain Silver I am really confused and I do not get APM 2.5 with HOTT Gr-24 running. Question 1: On Daniels picture above I do see 2 connections - one for Gnd and one for TX.But as shown in documentation (wiki) there are 3 connections on APM…"
May 6, 2013

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Jason Short commented on Daniel Chote's blog post Alternative IDE project for compiling+uploading code
"I'll give it a try. Thanks for the effort! Jason"
Apr 17, 2013
Captain Silver replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"thx daniel, just the resistor pluged - and  it works! seems important to know ......"
Apr 12, 2013
Captain Silver replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"yes i still connect my reciever by SUMO. my last question belongs to the telemetry connection .... i see only two cables going out from your APM (GND and TX2) to the telemetry input of the reciever ..."
Apr 12, 2013
Captain Silver replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"for what is the RX connection, on your picture is see only two cables !?!"
Apr 12, 2013
Captain Silver replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"yes, but the wiki assumes that there is a APM2.0 and I have a APM2.5 where the layout is different, ie the connections of the PINs. But you have also the APM 2.5!? Can you please tell me what connections and bridge you've set? . Are the Pins TX…"
Apr 12, 2013
Captain Silver replied to Daniel Chote's discussion APM 2.5 serial connectivity question
"daniel I am currently at the same point, can you tell us how you solved it? thx  ralf"
Apr 10, 2013
Stefan Gofferje commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"N-I-C-E!!!"
Mar 12, 2013
Jiaqi Hu commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"Hi Stefan, We want the hunterkiller-drone to be a open hardware, we will continue publishing the drawing and the making method:D"
Mar 12, 2013

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leonardthall commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"check your gyro and accel vibrations in your raw log. This sounds like the leans."
Mar 9, 2013
Stefan Gofferje commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"This HK is definitely the coolest thing I have seen in a LONG time... Not only because it's kinda SciFi scale build but because it's HUGE compared to what's normally flying around with multiple rotors and an APM in the belly... Or to…"
Mar 9, 2013
Phil Gordon commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"Nice work mate."
Mar 8, 2013
Crashpilot1000 commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
"Shouldn't be the FC in the center of gavity?"
Mar 8, 2013
Jiaqi Hu commented on Daniel Chote's blog post My EDF TriCopter Project
" look this Daniel :D     http://youtu.be/IuWmLhJBPzk"
Mar 8, 2013

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About Me:
I'm Daniel Chote, Code Monkey and Cat Herder at BrandYourself.com.

I love technology and science. I believe in the philosophy of science and the art of good communication.
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I love technology, I have had a DIY multirotor interest as soon as they started to break on the internet.

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Alternative IDE project for compiling+uploading code

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 10:30am 3 Comments

I have been working on a fork of the Arduino IDE for use with the Pinocc.io project. With all the improvements I have made, it became my default go to for any Arduino code uploading, so it was inevitable that I would bake in ArduPilot…

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My EDF TriCopter Project

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:04pm 10 Comments

Primary outline of parts/components are on my tumblr blog: http://projectable.me/post/44872817314/project-edf-tricopter-assembled-plus-first

I really wanted to build something with ducted fans... And I also really wanted a…

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2.9 + hott-for-ardupilot modules !!WOO!!

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 10:30am 1 Comment

I finally rebuilt my ATG-700-AL Hexacopter, and got around to moving my QAV500 over to the Graupner receiver.  Now that both platforms were functional, I decided to get stuck in to 2.9 and hott-for-ardupilot. …

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3DR Black friday deals assembled! 2.5 case and 3DR power module

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 8:03am 16 Comments

With the 3DR black friday deals, and the release of their power module, I took the opportunity to get another couple of APM2.5s, the cases that we have been anticipating, and some power modules.  I got it all assembled yesterday and I must admit I love the simplicity it adds to the build.

I now just have signal leads coming from the ESCs in…

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