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1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Ok putting it out there...In order to encourage community members to participate in the Arducopter, Ardupilot,  AP Planner project code base ,I think it would be a great idea for a series of live recorded online presentations to be conducted by…
Jun 4, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
I have recently started building a Y6 which will have an all up weight of about 3kg.   For this I will be looking for some decent (strong/stiff) composite props at a reasonable price.   Recently I came across RCTimer's Carbon reinforced props.  Has…
Apr 11, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
http://www.dji-innovations.com/minisite/S800_preorder_en.htmlPrice is signifcantly reduced for owners of DJI flight controllers.
Mar 21, 2012
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Mar 13, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Came across this video on you tube.  A 5th prop is used for horizontal thrust.What do you guys think?
Mar 7, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
It appears that selecting the Stabilize mode (with mag enabled) also provides heading hold.   Is heading hold (not Simple mode) also possible in Acrobatic mode?  If not, has anyone done a code branch to do this?   Thanks!
Feb 24, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
For the last several months I have been enjoying flying my quadcopter with the motor shafts reversed.   This has proven to lower vibration induced issues with the onboard Gopro and has also proven to remove the overall twitchyness of the craft.  …
Feb 3, 2012
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
I have noticed in the forum a number of people advising the connection of ground (negative power) of all their ESCs to the APM.  In some cases some people are also connecting multiple 5 volt lines to the APM in the hope of providing redundancy of…
Dec 13, 2011
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Hi,My X quad loaded with 2.0.55 teeters on a single axis during hover.  I have increased the gain of P values for both rate and stabilisation which is has made the quad more responsive, however teetering remains.   Aside from this I am pleased with…
Dec 8, 2011
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
After several weeks of flying with no crashes, today after 3 minutes of flying my quad at about 70 meters out lost power completely (needless to say what happened after falling 20+ meters).   Upon approaching the downed quad I noticed at least one…
Nov 24, 2011
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Hi,I am using a bluetooth module on my quad to communicate with the GCS Android app.  Works great. Is it possible to access the CLI via a bluetooth serial terminal Android app? I have tried BTterm.  I am able to connect however I do not received any…
Nov 23, 2011
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Hello everyone, I am looking for a tutorial/documentation on tuning the AC2 PID parameters, specifically as they apply to the APM Planner, configuration ->AC2 (tab). Any help will be appreciated! Regards, Michael.
Oct 23, 2011
1stnzbcxw733d posted a discussion
Hi everyone,  This is my first post... I have my Arducopter configured as a tricopter and I have loaded the latest AC2.0.40 Beta firmware using the APM Planner and am using the default PIDS. When the flight mode is set to stable, I notice (both on…
Oct 4, 2011