How to connect Canon SX260 to Pixhawk?

I am almost ready to test the Canon SX260. I have the Iris+ (Pixhawk) I am wondering if there is a good guide to wiring the setup to Pixhawk and the proper way to use it with DroidPlanner. I am really concerned with where the power is tapped from on the Pixhawk. I have built the wiring harness and have CHDK installed with KAP_LUA script.

Any help would be great.

I believe the signal will go on channel 7

Autostart or let Pixhawk control the camera?

Lots of questions.

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  • From what I can assume is that I am not receiving power to trigger camera. I am pretty sure I have all the MP parameters set correctly.

  • here is the setup pic3701989227?profile=original

  • Well no luck with this current set up. 3701989313?profile=original

  • 3D Robotics

    Have you reviewed the manual on this here?

    • Ah, now I'm seeing some light. The camera is triggered by forward motion. I am guessing you can also delay the script until you reach a certain height? This is all really cool, thank you. 

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