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Calling all Custom Multi-Copter Pilots!

Started by Forrest Frantz. Last reply by Jon Turner Jan 23. 6 Replies

I'm going to do what is called a "pull" to made changes to the custom code regarding custom shaped copters.  This change in code would only impacts irregular shaped quads, hexas, and octas when the…Continue

strange behaviour of pixhawk-request help to understand

Started by moriarty. Last reply by moriarty Jan 6. 2 Replies

HiI am building a 1300mm octocopter with 30AH lipo. I want to be using a tegra tx1 for onboard visual processing coming from a sony a6000. I have built the drone and assembled it. I have configured…Continue

Motors spin slowly at min throttle on Arm

Started by Naren. Last reply by Bill Isenberger Dec 2, 2017. 23 Replies

I have calibrated the ESCs, installed the latest firmware and followed setup procedures by the book; The props start spinning the moment the APM is armed. I am using the APM 2.0 with a 3.1 Arducopter…Continue

Position Hold wont stay in position

Started by Edgar Scott. Last reply by Terry Nov 25, 2017. 31 Replies

I have been using stabilize, wanted to try position hold to see if it will at least stay in my back yard and it wont, it drifts off almost hitting fences and plants.I know the GPS works well because…Continue

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Comment by DG on June 7, 2015 at 5:58pm

@ Richard Kennedy

I bought a monitor bracket for my Taranis from Evolution3D. It is high quality. They also make mounts for tablets and phones here

Comment by Richard Kennedy on June 7, 2015 at 2:16pm

@ Fernando Yes your gonna want to get a 3s.

Comment by Richard Kennedy on June 7, 2015 at 1:40pm

Anyboy know of a good product to hold a cell phone or small tablet to a TX handle?

Comment by Fernando Calatayud on May 29, 2015 at 9:50am

Hi Everyone, i´m new in building Quadcopters, just last week i ordered all that i need to build my first one and today found out that i ordered the wrong battery (i think).

Lipo 2 cell 7.4v 2650mAh nanotech Turnigy, instead of a 3 cell.

Can i power (fly) my F450 Apm 2.6 with this battery or definitely i need to buy the 3 cell battery.

Thanks in advance to the community

Comment by Aaron Wilson on May 22, 2015 at 8:53pm

Hi all from Portland Oregon, I have a quad I have put together with the HKPilot micro APM and was having good success at tuning in the, stable flight, altHold, loiter etc............... then did an update or something and now it doesnt see my GPS and the GPS gets very warm.

I am wondering if someone can point me to a group/forum for this FC from HK.

One of my issues is that I am an electronics technician of 30 years and have been playing in the nerd/geek world forever (basic stamp, pic...) and might be having the issue of not seeing the forest through the trees.

Comment by DG on May 18, 2015 at 8:54pm


I lost my OTG cable for the 3DR radio, so went to order 3 of them, another radio then went to check out and got this:

Does anyone know of a U.S. source that sells the cable and separate radios? I need them right away.


Comment by Thomas Stanley-Jones on April 14, 2015 at 7:05am
Comment by Thomas Stanley-Jones on April 14, 2015 at 6:26am

Has anyone made a pdf or some other printable version of the Arducopter/Arduplane manuals?  I would like to print a manual for reference, or at the very least have an offline copy of it.  All my flights our out of cell coverage.  And when my laptop is running Mission Planner, I don't want to be switching back and forth between it and a browser.

Comment by Gian Pietro Fedrigoni on April 10, 2015 at 4:08am

Screenshot%202015-04-10%2012.49.42.pngHello everybody,

few days ago I've downloaded the "Mission Planner" update. After that, when I plan a new mission and set up new waypoint with the "green" selction button (please see the screenshot eclosed), the waypoint is automatically positioned in a so far location distance. Anybody knows the reason why? Many Thanks

Comment by Tom Gates on April 7, 2015 at 10:57am

I have a 2013 3drobotics quad I would like to mount a gimbal, does anyone have a simple mount process. I would like to use a canon 260 for video

Tom Gates


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