PID settings in position hold

Hi

By now I got my quadcopter flying very nice in stable mode.
I want to process now to the altitude and position hold mode and would like to know a bit more about the PID settings.

Are the PID values for position hold close to the ones for stable mode?
Could I copy my stable mode values for a start into the position hold settings and work from there?
Or would they differ a lot?


Felix

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  • I don't think so. The PID values used for keeping your quad level and those used for position hold relate to two different processes. They receive their data from different sensors and effect their output in different ways.

    On my quad, the PID values I use for stabilisation are between 0.1 and 3, where the position hold values are between 0.001 and 0.01. I'd recommend starting with the default values and working from there.

  • these are completely different values (so you can't use them) as the stability ones are used to level the quad, position values are used to tell it the direction to go

     

    use default values as starting point ;)

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