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AHRS_ORIENTATION and COMPASS_ORIENT

Hi there,

I have the APM 2.5 with compass on board mounted at yaw270 using Board Orientation (AHRS_ORIENTATION) but haven't touched the Compass orientation (COMPASS_ORIENT). 

Should COMPASS_ORIENT also be orientated? or is this just for APM 2.6 when th

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TBS Caipirinha setup

Hi all,

Anyone else flying a TBS Caipirinha with APM setup? I'd be interested to see how you set it up, what PIDs you are running and what layout you used.

I've got one that I'm still tuning (stabilisation is rubbish at the moment...) with

  • TBS motor/ESC

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Electronics interference questions

Hi there,

I'm adding the works to my Bixler 2 and have a few interference questions as ideally, I want to build a nice little pod that can fit all the electronics in it that can be dropped into the top through the normal canopy. 

The electronics I have

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Spider quad centre of gravity

Howdy,

I'm wanting to design a custom micro quad (well.. as small as possible to lug the following) that has a layout that fits the following nicely

  • APM 2.x
  • 3DR radio
  • MiniOSD
  • Camera
  • Video TX
  • Battery
  • ESC
  • RX

I really like the spider quad style (I've got a TBS Di

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How much interference is normal with FPV video?

Hi there,

Just recorded my first flight on a Quad with Camera + OSD on board. Seem to be getting a sh*t load of interference and trying to work out what I should expect before I start trying to improve it.

My gear is:

  • ImmersionRC 600mW 5.8Ghz TX
  • Immersio

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MiniOSD flight modes question

Hi there,

I've just setup my MiniOSD and have the Mavlink working, but I only seem to ever see 2 different flight modes even though I have several setup. The same thing happens on the Flight Planner too btw..

  • STAB or
  • ALTHLD

Is it possible to see the othe

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Replacement motor shaft fasteners

Hi all,

Was looking at my engines as they were making a bit of noise after a crash and noticed that I've actually lost the fastener (is there another name for it?) that holds clicks onto the shaft and holds the engine together... does anyone know wher

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