Pulsed Light Sonar

I have done what the wiki says to interface the PulsedLight LIDAR.

Then I set the proper parameters like range type to 4 for the Pulsed Light unit.

I do a write and it LOOKS like it saves.

Has anyone used the Pulsed Light unit yet?

I also noted the parameters do not save to memory after write.

If I unplug and power back up the Pickhawk the parameters revert to defaults.

I do a compass and RC TX calibrate and they don't save either.

I have tried the LIDAR on an Arduino mini and it works fine. Distance in cm shows on terminal OK.

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  • Ahhh.....

    I found the problem I THINK.

    Just for grins I tried an APM2 with the LIDAR.


    So I guess the Pixhawk code does NOT support LIDAR yet.

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