I've been wanting an indoor-sized quad for a while, so when HK announced their new MicroQuad I sent off and got one. I was having some motor problems, and Andreas suggested it that the problem might not be in the motor or ESC, but in the HK controller…Continue
An oscilloscope turned out to be a pretty handy debugging tool when trying to troubleshoot my APM2 ESC problem. Here's a shakycam showing how I used mine to verify the problem was with the ESC and not with the APM2.
I got everything together last night and couldn't wait until the morning to go out, so I took a quick flight in the basement. Stability was pretty good. I made a quick video of simple mode too.
Added by Mark Harrison on December 30, 2011 at 3:16pm — No Comments
Both Andreas and I had the same problem... fortunately he had it before I did, and had figured out a workaround.
Problem: when powering up, not all motors will spin.
Workaround: apply power to the APM2 before attaching the main battery. You can do this either via USB or by attaching a spare battery/ESC to one of the output lines. As soon as the board boots up, hook up the main battery and remove the second battery.…Continue