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Wheelchair drone doing psychotic dance moves when hunting for waypoint..The wheels may fly off!

Started by Daniel Perez. Last reply by Tazmoe Feb 9. 9 Replies

This is my first Pixhawk build.Pretty much have a Jazzy wheelchair subframe set up in skid steer.Using a 2x32 Dimension Engineering ESC in "independent channel" mode.Using a low cost 6 channel E-Sky…Continue

VTOL for mapping and cam_trig setup

Started by gatot boediman Jan 30. 0 Replies

VTOL QUADPLANE ARDU/ MISSION PLANNER setupHello all.On my first post, I would to get some HELP /information about the steps to setup the VTOL for mapping.I already install arduplane FW and enable Q…Continue

Python Code for Servo Motor Switch (PWM) on Pixhawk

Started by Govinda Baweja. Last reply by Govinda Baweja Sep 20, 2018. 2 Replies

Hello friends,I want to run a python scrip on onboard companion computer to trigger the servo motor switch which is connected to pixhawk.Any ideas on how can I do it?Thanx.Continue

Tags: motor, servo, python, pixhawk

LiDAR for Pixhawk "or" for dummies?

Started by iSkyMaster. Last reply by iSkyMaster Sep 19, 2018. 36 Replies

Last Updated: Sep 19th, 2018 - I will be updating my original post as people correct me and I learn new things. Well, I am next off to monkey around with LIDAR technology and interestingly there is…Continue

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Comment by Esteban Caligaris on September 15, 2016 at 6:12am

@C K:

You should try uploading the firmware again and see if, maybe, your vehicle is DISARMED when the blue lights are blinking.

For further understanding of your problem you could attach your DATA LOGS and someone could take a look into it.

Regards.

Comment by C C on September 14, 2016 at 3:11pm

@Chris: Blue light at Pixhawk means it is not locked to satellites but blue light at GPS means it is locked to satellites.

@Esteban: Yes I checked the light's meanings before. Unfortunately the issue is not that apperant to solve.

I started to think that there is a hardware issue. I made tens of different trials and couldn't solve the problem.

Comment by Esteban Caligaris on September 14, 2016 at 12:58pm
Comment by Chris Hardwick on September 14, 2016 at 9:41am

C K,

My understanding is that the blue LED does not indicate a GPS 3D fix. Only a green LED indicates a 3D fix. I get a blue LED when I am using flight modes that don't require GPS. Sometimes the LED will change to green anyway when a GPS 3D fix is achieved.

Comment by C C on September 14, 2016 at 8:58am

Hello,

While my Pixhawk was working perfectly suddenly a GPS connection problem started. I can see that my GPS is fixed to the satellites because it's blue light is flashing. But Pixhawk seem like it doesn't conect to atellites because it's blue light doesn't turn to green. 

Maybe it is a hardware problem??

I will be greatful for any help.

You may see the video related to the problem attached:

 https://youtu.be/hI2renM_djk

Comment by Andre Aguiari Fonzar on September 12, 2016 at 3:51pm

Hi everyone, I would like to know if i can use a Qground firmware to build a VTOL and use the mission planner to mapping? Cheers


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Comment by Philip on July 22, 2016 at 2:46pm
There is no price difference between the 1MB and 2MB versions.
It's just an updated chip.

Pixhawk 2 alpha versions shipped this week, so we are not far off.
Comment by Rodney Johnson on July 22, 2016 at 7:58am
You may want to look into a PixHack. Pixhawk with updates.
Comment by Laura on July 22, 2016 at 7:32am

Hey there! Does anyone know the difference in price from the 1 mb and 2 mb 3DR Pixhawk models?

Comment by Leonid Foiu-Khatskevych on July 21, 2016 at 11:46am

Hi there!

I am from Ukraine. We use Pixraptor for our drones and wondering do you guys know where to find datasheet for this pixhawk mode? Thanks in advance!

 

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