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  • Gage, you can find the info here:

    http://code.google.com/p/ardupilot-mega/wiki/Wireless

  • does anyone know how to setup the telemetry kit sold by 3drobotics?? help

  • We are working on quad with collective pitch control. Is the ACM output compatible for servo control? We have mini digital servos installed.

     

  • I used todays download from GIT.

    The loiter mode is very good.

    Agreed that when a code change occurs it is important to be careful.

    I fly into a change as if the copter could have different control and reactions.

    Once confident learning its characteristics it is flown a little more wild:-)

    Even weather can change how a copter flies.

     

  • Moderator

    For those who are that eager and bold, the GIT repository is open to all.

    Think of the knowledge barrier of using GIT to download and the Arduino IDE to upload as a safety feature for the unwary...

  • Great Jason.

    Take your time testing as much as you wish.

    Don't feel the pressure of us eager to test the new code ;)

    Thanks again for your time.

  • Developer

    Those are WP's 

    This is mission2.txt in the tools/autotest/  in the Git tree. The format is QGroundControl's mavlink format.

  • Cool! 

    What where those yellow pins, seen in the video?

    Looking forward to the release. I appreciate the efforts made by you and the team.

  • Developer

    Most of what we're doing is testing everything in the SIM. I've got a test now that runs every WP type in a script and I just got it to fly the most complex mission I could come up with. 

    Here's a video:

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5797916/Screen%20Recording%202.mov

     

    What you can see is the Yaw control. There are a few commands that do things like Yaw 720° or point to home or next wp that were tested as well. You'll also notice that the order of execution has changed so conditional commands wait until the prior WP has been reached, not just loaded. This makes mission scripting much more user friendly.

     

    Another feature that was tested heavily is the dynamic writing of WP's to the copter in flight. You can fly your pattern and click CH7 to save the WP. Then, enter Auto mode to fly the pattern automatically!

     

    Alt hold has also been improved, and may require some PID Tweaks for users. Hopefully not, but we'll see.

     

    The rest of the flight controllers are all the same so current PIDs will not need to be changed.

     

    I'm planning on releasing it tonight or tomorrow morning.

    Jason

     

     

  • switch loiter mode is only the way for the quad stay on the gps position, or before we must define loiter point with a another switch like channel 7 ?

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