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Programming ESC

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Cyin Oct 29, 2013. 1 Reply

If I am using an ESC programming card, what ESC settings should I use. I have Detrum 30A ESCs.…Continue

Joystick

Started this discussion. Last reply by hammad Jan 11, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi I'm trying to use joystick to fly my APM 2.5 quadcopter, Is it possible to achieve the first flight via a joystick without using a radio controller.Continue

APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Bonney Nov 25, 2012. 22 Replies

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

 

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Rick Cyin replied to hammad's discussion Programming ESC
"Look at this, it looks just like your programming card. http://www.undcon.com/2011/04/01/turnigy-esc-programming/"
Oct 29, 2013
hammad posted a discussion

Programming ESC

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
Jan 18, 2013
hammad replied to hammad's discussion Joystick
"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.…"
Jan 11, 2013
hammad posted a discussion

Joystick

Hi I'm trying to use joystick to fly my APM 2.5 quadcopter, Is it possible to achieve the first flight via a joystick without using a radio controller.See More
Jan 11, 2013

Developer
Bill Bonney replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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…"
Nov 25, 2012
hammad replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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…"
Nov 25, 2012

3D Robotics
Chris Anderson replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"That's an ancient version of the software using an earlier version of MAVLink. You won't be able to connect to the current MP with that.  I think you may have broken hardware. "
Nov 24, 2012
hammad replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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…"
Nov 24, 2012
vitaly replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"Hammad  I have the same problem    I have found that UART2   the chip is opposite side of the silkscreen is blown it has a tiny pinehole in it    as well as the diode just above IC2     did you plug your USB…"
Nov 24, 2012
vitaly replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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."
Nov 24, 2012
vitaly replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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…"
Nov 24, 2012
Jamie Glover replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"did you follow my last post? "
Nov 24, 2012
vitaly replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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....."
Nov 24, 2012
Jamie Glover replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
"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…"
Nov 23, 2012
Jamie Glover replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
Nov 23, 2012
Jamie Glover replied to hammad's discussion APM 2.5 wont connect via USB to mavlink
Nov 23, 2012

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