ArduPilot (legacy) User Group


ArduPilot (legacy) User Group

Group for users of the original ArduPilot, both thermopile and ArduIMU versions

Members: 149
Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2016

Discussion Forum

Manual for Ardupilot Mega 1.0/1.4

Started by Justin Dec 1, 2016. 0 Replies

Hi, I have a couple of the older APM boards.  I stopped flying for a few years and kind of lost touch with them.Trying to get back into the hobby now and I've discovered that all the instructions for…Continue

ArduPilot w/ ATMega328 boards & ArduIMU+ V3 kit

Started by Simon Atkinson. Last reply by Simon Atkinson Aug 15, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi there I bought a couple ArduPilot w/ ATMega328 boards a few years back, but didn't get to use them .... work got in the way! I'm still keen to do something with them -- using an IMU set-up - but…Continue

Ardupilot (Legacy) code?

Started by Kai. Last reply by Kai Jul 26, 2015. 5 Replies

Hi all,I found an original AurduPilot hardware I bought some years ago and never used and I would like to use it for a boat.Unfortunately all links to the manual and code are taken down :-((Could…Continue

Arming Problem with Ardupilot Mega1.4

Started by GIREESH NARAYANAN NAIR. Last reply by Charles lakins Aug 15, 2013. 1 Reply

I am new to this group. I was using Ardupilot Mega 1.4 for my Quad and it was working reasonably well. I made some frame modification and programmed the board with APM Planner 1.2.67. Then the…Continue

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Comment by Harry on November 16, 2012 at 12:35am

You'll like the Crius/Ublox.  That thing gets a lock within seconds, even through an antistatic bag indoors with the metal blinds drawn.  I see it has a connector for the antenna which has me thinking I could keep the engine inside the fuselage and only mount an antenna outside.   I'm just thinking the engine and board need more protection than a bare board.

Comment by Charles lakins on November 14, 2012 at 11:14pm

it works great if you were starting from scratch and wanted to clone a  config on a bunch of cards but if you have to change settings u still need the IDE to work and compile right,

if the arduimu is set right this way and you can still compile the ardupilot code  through the IDE then it makes one step easier as there pre configured

Comment by Charles lakins on November 14, 2012 at 10:48pm

The hex files can be loaded using this uploader Xloader

Its also in my Blog on RCGroups: (Blog)

Comment by Brian on November 14, 2012 at 10:28pm

Charles/Harry: Forgive the question, but just what do you do with the .hex files to get them to work the way you've been importing/exporting?

Comment by Charles lakins on November 14, 2012 at 9:05pm

thanks ill give it a try in the morn and let you know

Comment by Harry on November 14, 2012 at 8:59pm

Here it is for the IMU.arduimu.cpp.hex

Comment by Charles lakins on November 14, 2012 at 8:59pm

Great thanks and good luck

Comment by Harry on November 14, 2012 at 8:48pm

Charles, I'm right behind you on the Ublox.  I'll see what I can do.

Comment by Charles lakins on November 13, 2012 at 10:24pm

ok no probs

Comment by Brian on November 13, 2012 at 10:03pm

Sorry still waiting on my stuff so don't know about changes for Ublox...yet.



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