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Telemetry/OSD Y-Cable Pin Out

Started Apr 8, 2015 0 Replies

Anyone have the pin out for the Telemetry/OSD Y Cable that comes in the VIdeo/OSD Kit?Continue

APM 2.6, Power Module, uBlox/Compass

Started this discussion. Last reply by vf171 Apr 20, 2015. 4 Replies

Selling my APM 2.6 flight controller from 3DR. Includes power module with XT60 connectors and a 3DR GPS/Compass. Never mounted or flown. Bench tested only. Works absolutely perfect. Only trade i am…Continue

Trade for power system or small RTF unit

Started this discussion. Last reply by vf171 May 29, 2014. 2 Replies

If this violates posting rules take it down but I know some of you are probably home CAD users like myself. I am running an older version of Pro/Engineer for personal design in conjunction with my…Continue

APM 2.6 (3DR) not recognized via USB on Win XP, 8.0, and 8.1 machines

Started this discussion. Last reply by vf171 May 11, 2014. 1 Reply

As stated in the title I have a used genuine 3DR APM 2.6 I purchased used. Previous owner states they were able to connect to a Win 7 machine and see the APM in the device manager as well as connect…Continue

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Rick Logan replied to vf171's discussion How to add MinimOSD to Iris+, Not Iris. in the group IRIS
"Just so you know, yes this was the issue"
Aug 6, 2016
Rick Logan replied to vf171's discussion How to add MinimOSD to Iris+, Not Iris. in the group IRIS
"If I mistakenly connected the TX from the OSD to the RX of the pixhawk, would that cause me to to be able to connect the tower app?"
Aug 5, 2016
Rick Logan replied to vf171's discussion How to add MinimOSD to Iris+, Not Iris. in the group IRIS
"So........I got it connected, here is my "Y" connector. However, when this is connected I can't connect with the tower app. Also at first I didn't connect the "CTS" and RTS" wires, but I thought that maybe…"
Aug 5, 2016
Rick Logan replied to vf171's discussion How to add MinimOSD to Iris+, Not Iris. in the group IRIS
"I know that this is an older topic, but I FINALLY found it after 3 days of searching, does anyone have a clearer pic of the "Y" cable, maybe out of the Iris? Thanks"
Aug 5, 2016
vf171 replied to Bernard J Vanterpool's discussion Help Binding/Programming Taranis Plus to Iris+? in the group IRIS
"David, I just got a Taranis Plus to replace my TH9X that suffered a failed pot on the throttle stick. Anyway, could you share your files with me? I will send an email to the address above, it will be coming from email address starting with…"
Jul 25, 2015
heliotrope replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"What is an auto analysis?  Can you tell us step-by-step how you assess the flight?  Mine is flying GREAT but I want to have some diagnostic info for peace of mind."
Jul 6, 2015
vf171 replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"First flight was a resounding success I'd say. 15:07 flight time using 3198 mAh and ending at 11.0V. Mostly hovering and very low (< 6 m) and slow manuevers. Mixed it up in Stab,AltHld,and Loiter. Nothing unusual during the flight. Ran an…"
Jul 1, 2015
vf171 replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"I was told by another user that if I am going to use AHRS_EKF_USE = 1 (which I am ) to set that BEFORE doing calibrations. Also to turn off the "Auto Complete" option for compass calibration to enable me to get as many data points as I…"
Jul 1, 2015
Loren Jones replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"I am having to replace my Pixhawk also,  I would appreciate any additional details also. Thanks,"
Jun 29, 2015
vf171 replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"Thanks Chris. Just want to be sure I am not glossing over something or making some faulty assumptions. "
Jun 29, 2015

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Chris Anderson replied to vf171's discussion What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+ in the group IRIS
"The IRIS+ parameters can be loaded automatically in Mission Planner. Just select it from the list of standard param files. "
Jun 29, 2015
vf171 added a discussion to the group IRIS
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What steps to take to install new Pixhawk in Iris+

I finally received my replacement Pixhawk last week and now need to install it and get everything back in running condition. I have not had to set up a flight controller and integrate into an air frame before so I want to make sure I am going in the right order and taking all the precautions I can. Here is the list I've put together to capture the high level steps...Install Copter firmwareConnect all wiringSet parameters specific to Iris+ in Mission PlannerWhat parameters?Set failsafesSet…See More
Jun 29, 2015
vf171 replied to StevenK's discussion IRIS Run Amuk in the group IRIS
"Mine was used too. Out of warranty is the biggest hang up. If it is still under warranty I think they will help you. I had to buy a new Pixhawk but they reduce the price."
Jun 26, 2015
vf171 replied to StevenK's discussion IRIS Run Amuk, Flyaway. in the group IRIS
"I know in my case I did do the calibrations and followed the YouTube vids and the confirmation notices didn't indicate a problem with the calibrations or any of the values recorded during the calibration sequences. Curious to know if others…"
Jun 5, 2015
vf171 replied to StevenK's discussion IRIS Run Amuk, Flyaway. in the group IRIS
"Again, sounds like same symptoms myself and a few others experienced recently. Did you send log files to 3DR? Did you recently update to 3.2.1?"
Jun 5, 2015
vf171 replied to StevenK's discussion IRIS Run Amuk, Flyaway. in the group IRIS
"Wow, same behavior that mine had a few days ago that resulted in a crash into my house and then the neighbors yard destroying my gimbal and landing legs. Sent the logs to 3DR and they told me I did not calibrate it correctly after upgrade to 3.2.1"
Jun 5, 2015

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