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GPS with similar performance to uBlox NEO-M8N

HyI currently use two NEO-M8N uBlox GPS/GLONASS receiver. Now since two identical manufactured GPS receivers do not really help for reliability I like to use one uBlox NEO-M8N and another manufactured one.Does someone have experience with other brand

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Cruise Control

DJI has just released a new video with a new feature which comes very handy when you film from a copter and do all the camera controlling by yourself.

You can slowly accelerate to maybe 10km/h then flip a switch on the transmitter and its keeping this

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What do all the Parameters mean?

Hy 

When I look at a flight log I have several values I don't know what they mean:

In the GPS section: 'VZ', 'T'

In Attitude: 'ErrorRP'

in CTUN; 'RdrOut'

Can someone explain me what they mean?

thx

andy

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WishList: Terrain

Hy

I currently use the new Terrain function in ArduPlane a lot. However most of the time I'm not connected over MavLink to my laptop and fly FPV around. Now to get the terrain data you either have to be connected to MissonPlaner or upload a mission wi

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AutoTune stops after first Roll twiches

Hy

Currently I use a QAV400 with 1100kv motors, 8x5 props on 4s with AC3.1.5.

Had several successful AutoTune steps with the other Copter I got.

I put the QAV400 into AltHold and the Autotune it stated twitching left right and so on but then suddenly st

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AutoTune with new motors -> 2 crashes!

Hy

I fly a QAV400 with Pixhawk and 980kv motors. I had done several AutoTunes in the past with this setup without any problems.

Now I upgraded the motors to 1100kv ones and now it happend.

Used the same PID as for the kv980 and set the copter to autotun

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Mission Planer won't start after update

Hy

After the last update from Missionplaner I can't get it started anymore. Here is the error log:

2014-01-07 13:52:08,753 INFO Program - ******************* Logging Configured ******************* (c:\Users\hog\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Projects\Ard

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APM 2.6 compass orientation

Hy

I need to mount the external GPS/Compass modul not in the "normal" direction so I like to ask you if I configure it the right way in the software. So my configuration looks like this:

3691066638?profile=original

And in the Mission Planer I se<t the paramter like this:

3691066584?profile=original

Is this r

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Everything works except loiter

Hy

 

Currently I tune my second quad a QAV540 with the APM.  

First did tune the roll rate all with channel 6 directly in the air works really great. Then rate D and rate I as well.

It flies really well in stable mode or in acro mode with some expo. The

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ArduCopter v3.0.1-rc1 sudden crash out of loiter

Hy

 

Today I had a crash with the ArduCopter v3.0.1-rc1 firmware. Never experienced that before so I was really surprised that this can happen.

 

I first flew manually and set the copter to loiter. Then manually again and finally to loiter. Suddenly all

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Microsoft Visual and new ArduPlane code

Hy

I do work a lot with Visual Studio its a great tool for C++.

Until the version 2.68 of arduplane I could compile and upload the code directly from Visual Studio. But now as we need to use the Arduino 1.0.3 Visual Studio can't compile it anymore prob

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