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  • I want to upgrade to the last supported firmware for an APM. Could someone advise where I find the file please?
  • Developer

    We now have a new shiny discussion and support forum for ArduPilot and supporting projects at http://discuss.ardupilot.org. Please come visit us there for all things ArduPilot. We look forward to seeing you.

    Full announcement @ here

  • Im having a slight problem with my GPS unit. It's a NEO 6m. It was working fine before i updated its config file. Last night i upgraded its config file using the instructions written on wiki. It was all good then I checked mission planner. GPS is now getting more than 9 Satellite( im getting 11 now). When i checked my GPS. Its just solid blue now. The red or orange (sorry im colorblind) is not blinking anymore. Before, the LED is blinking if there's already a 3D fix.How can I make those LED blink again ? I checked mission planner, it has 3d fix but the led is not blinking.

  • Thank's for fast response Stephen, is like the servo connectors? I try but it's looks that plastic tab doesn't move? they looks different, I'm going to share a photo.

    Thomas, I hope you need this tool http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__13446__HobbyKing_JST_SH_... you can find in electronics shop too and the pins too

  • Along the lines of Cala's question, I would like to make my own wires for Jr connectors and Df connectors, but I haven't been able to figure out what the crimp tool is or where to get the pins that go on the end of the wires. Can someone point me in the right direction?
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    @Cala an exacto knife can be used to get under the plastic tab on the front of the connector and let the pin slide out.

  • I'm installing the Lidar Lite, and have two wires that don't use, how can I remove them from molex connector without cutting them?

  • @Darius,

    I have no relation with the Barcelona Drone Center, just wanted to share their installations that are quite nice.

    Regarding your project of CORS stations, please note that the hardware and sofware are available since 2012, so just let us know, whenever you want. Just drop a lite at emea@northgps.com and we can help you with the design and setup. I'll forward your email so you can talk with technical sales.

    Regarding your rover, if you can feed 7-14VDC, then there is no problem to integrate the RTK on it.

  • @Bernardo Espinosa,

    I would like to join BarcelonaDroneCenter with my OpenFabLab

    since   

    http://www.barcelonadronecenter.com/

    is solar powered.

    I would like to set up 2 CORS reference ground stations, based on your L1/L2 and another based on L1 RTK GPS

    to study L1 vs. L1/L2 GPS ionospheric and tropospheric errors.

    Please email me when your L1/L2 is available and what hardware/software is required to make it work as a public, open CORS ground reference station ( web server, router, WiFi, 3G).

    I would like to test solar-powered self-driven rover, receiving high accuracy RTK GPS geolocation data to follow the preset track.

    BTW

    I develop  solar chargers,  solar power banks, solar powered carts, solar powered add-on rickshaws (single person), assemble lightweight semi-flexible solar panels to match the size, vattage and voltage output on request.

    darius

    manta103g@gmail.com

  • Hi all. Some friends in the Barcelona Area (Spain) have setup an amazing area to develop and test drive drones of any kind without limits, if you you plan a summer beach holidays this year, you might want to bring along your tinkering as well!:

    http://www.barcelonadronecenter.com/

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HELP quadcopter: one motor twitching and stuttering

Hello guys,I have a problem with one motor, do not spin and making a sound (videos in attachment), I changed the motor to another ESC and is work, so I checked the connections on ESC and all connections looking great. any ideas or something I can do, iam trying to build YMFC32 Brokking .thank youhttps://youtu.be/LagBqwGbixkhttps://youtu.be/PU20nCxApcs

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Will AHRS_ORIENTATION=8 for Arducopter 3.2.1 on APM 2.5 using a traditional Heli

I have been Reading Chris Olsen posts and watching his videos on Arducopter with traditional Helis using a Pixhawk.I have inherited an older Trex 450 heli with the old Align 3G FBL hardware.  The FBL controller appears to be bad.  So I have an old APM 2.5 without a compass or GPS on board.  I just want to replace the failed Align 3G FBL system with the APM.Now I have to mount the APM under the skids on the heli so the APM will be upside down.I have Two questions.1)  Is the AHRS_ORIENTATION=8…

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Maximum number of Lidar for Object Avoidance

Hi all,I'm setting up my PX4-based quad with ST VL53L0X Lidar sensors (I currently have three) and I noticed that line #24 of the current Rangefinder library (here: https://github.com/ArduPilot/ardupilot/blob/master/libraries/AP_RangeFinder/RangeFinder.h#L24) has the maximum number of sensors set to 10 (ten). Am I understanding this correctly? And has anyone ever tried to setup this many rangefinders (or anything close) with any measure of success?Any input/advice will be greatly appreciated.

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Valid values for Mavlink SCALED_PRESSURE

I have a raspberry pi reading mavlink messages from a pixhawk. When I read SCALED_PRESSURE I get hPa values around 490  - less than half of what I would expect - and a temperature around 4834 in cdegC - seems warm to me. This is consistent with what is shown in Mission Planner (see below). Is this normal or is my barometer on the fritz? I am trying to calculate my own altitude like AP_Baro::get_altitude_difference but in a companion computer.

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