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Valid values for Mavlink SCALED_PRESSURE

Started by Tom Rearick Mar 30. 0 Replies

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…Continue

Disabling Internal Compass with ArduCopter 3.6

Started by Ricardo Maroquio. Last reply by Doug Adduci Nov 19, 2018. 1 Reply

Hi, everyone.I'm using ArduCopter for the last 4 years and I always tried to find a way to disable the internal compass(es) to avoid the "error compass variance" and things like that when you have an…Continue

Tags: Using, Only, External, 3.6, ArduCopter

Ardupilot SITL Simulator Testing

Started by Dush Perera Oct 26, 2018. 0 Replies

I set up the ardupilot simulation in ubuntu 14.04 using this link  (…Continue

Controlled Yaw while loitering at a Waypoint in AUTO mode

Started by L Sep 6, 2018. 0 Replies

I'm trying to find a way to do a controlled slow, smooth yaw (though if it can't be smooth, I can live with it) while in auto mode hovering at a waypoint. I've tried using "wait for heading"…Continue

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Comment by Keith Smith on April 10, 2017 at 3:40pm

Clifton, That makes so much sense. DUH! Everything is good.

Thanks

Keith 

Comment by Clifton Hipsher on April 10, 2017 at 4:50am

@Keith:

The motor order in Motor Test does not match motor number.  

Motor Test starts with the RIGHT FRONT motor and moves clockwise, so for a Hex,  Motor A is Motor 5, Motor B is Motor 1, Motor C is Motor 4 and so on.

Comment by Keith Smith on April 9, 2017 at 8:15pm

Good Day All, I am setting up my first Arducopter it is a hex with hardware V2.8 running 3.2.1 firmware. When I test the motors the the Arducopter outputs don't match the motors.The motor plugged in to output 1 should spin whing I select Test Motor A a in the Mission Planner as I understand it. Instead Moter 5 spins. Am I missing something?

Thanks 

Keith

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Comment by paladin66 on December 29, 2016 at 11:15am

Hello,

I have a Pixhawk PX4 Flight Controller and I want to use it with the PHANTOM 3 PRO  4K Camera https://hobbyking.com/en_us/phantom-3-accessory-spare-part-4k-camer.... Can you help me to connect this camera to my pixhawk and get it worked.

Best regards

Comment by Larry A Amati on November 20, 2016 at 3:14am

hello fellow pilots.

Has anyone heard of a aerial mapping system called VMAP?

I have read that tower companies are starting to use drones to inspect and map their towers.

Mapping

Comment by Craig on November 1, 2016 at 7:37am

open MP then press control F and the select Param Gen on the left. 

close it and MP. Open MP and connect to your APM and all the drop downs in flight mode should now be populated.

Comment by yuvraj on November 1, 2016 at 6:57am
hi can any one help me how to set of_loiter mode with apm 2.6 in mission planner i'm not able to see of_loiter mode in flight modes can any help me how to resolve this issue...

Thanks.
Comment by Ray Quintana on October 10, 2016 at 6:43am

Asif what FC do you have?  I have an APM 2.8 on my rover and I had the compass jumper in the wrong spot, I had the same issue where I couldn't calibrate the compass.

Comment by Asif Iqbal on October 10, 2016 at 3:01am

Hi all

i have problem with my quadcopter.

it flip as flying. i know i could not calibrate compass in mission planner. mission planner dont get sample when i move my ardupilot

any one can help me?

 
 
 

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