"Does this tutorial apply for the Gent-WireUSB cable also or do I have to make a cable like the one in the tutorial? I ask because other tutorials I've seen say that you should use RC_OUT_CH_7 as trigger control."
You don't need to write a mission for this CAMERA_TRIG_DISTANCE to work.
Connect up your APM to mission planner, set a trigger distance and refresh the parameters to your APM.
Disconnect the APM, remove your prop, connect your lipo, set…"
Hello!I've connected the trigger cable to servo output 7 on the APM 2.0 and manage to make it react when I activate servo 7 in the MP's flight data screen. I can only see a tiny twitch and wonder if that is enough to make the camera trigger by distance? How can I verify that it will trigger my CHDK-camera through my GentWire-USB without sending it on a mission?What pulsewidth does the trigger by distance send out on the CH7 camera trigger?As I mentioned I connected the Cable to servo out 7, is…See More
"As Michael says, it's a hit and miss situation. I did just what Michael did and it worked....this time.
Before this the Log window did show a lot of garbage output, saying that erase command not working."