Hi all,I am new to UAVs, I recently bought the APM 2.5, I have uploaded the Arducopter into the APM, if I try to connect via USB or the 3DR radios to mavlink, it does not connect, the error message…Continue
If I am using an ESC programming card, what ESC settings should I use. I have Detrum 30A ESCs.I have an APM 2.5 and I'm trying to use a joypad (logitech dual action) to achieve maiden flight. I am havig trouble arming the ESCs via joypad for my current settings. My Equipment works fine I have tested each part for…See More
"I have set up the joypad in the mission planner but as soon as I connect Mavlink to APM the roll, pitch, throttle and rudder buttons/sticks donot respond, I am not seeing the green bar at all in these four values either even if I move the sticks.…"
"Widows treats each physical USB port as a separate device. Try another com port that has not been used to plug the APM in and see if the drivers install again and it shows up.
There are other tricks to get windows to reset the driver assigned to…"
"so i tried 1.1.2 again, the board shows up, but still cannot connect or update firmware, the Rx and c lights blink when I try to update the firmware but it still gives the same error. If there is nothing else I can try I would want to send it in for…"
"Using APM 1.1.9 does show the board up again, but updating firmware still gives, "Cannot detect the version of APM" error, trying to connect it would result in "no HEATBEAT Packets recieved" error and going to termnal will show…"
"did you also perhaps have this problem after calibrating the ESC been connect disconnect reconnect the Lipo battery pack?
did you use JP1 on? I have a feel that this is the cause of spikes that damage the board."
"yes getting fed up maybe the bord 2.5 is blown?? I do not like the way one has to connect disconnect the Lipo battery to synch the ESC ...there must be a betterway. this must have sent spires into the board even if…"
"did all this I can see com 18 Arduino mega but no communication with board 2,5 via USB times out
no heathealth blbablabla.......this happened only recently with the uopgrade
eh Mr Osborne please help....."
"Delete APM 1.2.20 and then google APM 1.2.19 and download the .msi file. you will go through the download sequence and it will install 1.2.19. After that, go to C:\Program Files\APM Planner\Drivers and click on the appropriate bit version for your…"