I have a quad that I got from someone as a project, and I think I'm close to giving up on it.
I think I'm close to getting it off the ground, but at this point I'm stuck and thinking it may be time to move on to the next (easier) project.
I have an APM1 2560 loaded with Arducopter 3.1 (beta) software. In the video below, you'll see that I have it assembled & wired up (already done when I got it), paired, radio calibrated, esc's calibrated, telemetry streaming, sensors working. Relocated and vibration-dampened the board also. I have been able to arm it in the past but can't anymore. I've been trying to get it to arm all morning and have no clue why I can't arm it anymore.
Question 1: Am I actually close to flying, or am I just close to putting the rotors on and doing a lot more tweaking?
Question 2: If I did decide to give up on this project, what would be a reasonable price to ask for it? The hardware is older, but still supported by the latest Arducopter software (APM1 2560, Xbee telemetry, sonar, gps, accel, etc)
Did you calibrate the accelerometer and make sure you are in stabilize mode?