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…
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Arducopter Tuning GuideThe arducopter tuning guide.
This guide was written at the time of the release of Arducopter 2.8.1 FW. It is a compilation of everything I have gathered from the experts in the field of flight cont…DiscussionArducopter Tuning Guide46 Likes
Gimbal support on APM - dead easy
I wasn't sure what would be involved in getting a simple gimbal (in my case, just a tilt platform really) hooked up and working, but it was dead easy.
My wife recently made me a present of…
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Complete Guide to lipo batteriesBlogComplete Guide to lipo batteries15 LikesPolarity Protection for Turnigy 9x Tx
BlogPolarity Protection for Turnigy 9x Tx4 LikesQuad goes to full throttle when selecting he…I am on the latest code and have managed to mix my Hitec tx with two channels to give me at least five flight modes.
Hovering in Stable mode is fine but when I select height hold or loiter, the qau…DiscussionQuad goes to full throttle when selecting he…1 Like2nd Crash on 2.0.37I am testing 2.0.37 and although altitude hold on sonar and baro both seem much improved I am having issues with loiter and RTL.
When switching in to loiter the hexa moves in increasingly larger ci…Discussion2nd Crash on 2.0.371 LikeCan't get 915MHz radios to connect (Solved)Ok, I read through the wiki a dozen times. I can't my ground and air radios to connect. Is it necessary to connect the air radio to my laptop with a serial to TTL cable and save the settings to tha…DiscussionCan't get 915MHz radios to connect (Solved)1 LikeSimple mode question/problem.I wanted to test simple mode, but I don't understand how it works, or it is not working. I've hexacopter with AC 2.7.1, I've checked "Simple mode" checkboxes at all flight modes, but I don't see any…DiscussionSimple mode question/problem.1 Like
Thanks for all the hard work Diydrones team! I've finally got my quad flying and it is a lot of fun. I am on to the tuning and testing stage, burned through a bunch of batteries…
Blog3DR Quadcopter Build w/ APM2, 880kv3 LikesRadio setup for new quad?I'm setting up my radio (Hitec Aurora 9) for the quad and I have a few options under AERO. 1AILE, 2AILE, 1AILE+1FLAP, 1AILE+2FLAP, 2AILE+1FLAP, 2AILE+2FLAP what is the correct selection?DiscussionRadio setup for new quad?1 LikeArduCopter 3DR Flight 2 a success!
Man I love this thing! Super rock steady and fun to fly. I moved…
BlogArduCopter 3DR Flight 2 a success!5 Likes40mm retractable camera turret
I think that we need to restart the blog on this.
This guy built a 40 mm ball turret that would work great in small UAS's. He said that he would not sell it but i think having him post…
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