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Erik replied to Erik's discussion Feiyu-Tech Gimbal and pixhawk
"No ones successfully used this gimbal?"
May 3, 2015
Erik posted a discussion
I'm having trouble getting the Gimbal's tilt control to work with mission planner/pixhawk.It works fine alone, leveling etc.  When I try to pass through tilt control to RC through the pixhawk it just goes straight down and wont move at all.I've doub…
May 1, 2015
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"So, think this will be my final update on this topic.  Thanks everyone who chipped in with advice or ideas.  This morning I attempted to get the ESC's calibrated and the pixhawk continued to restart over and over, making all sorts of dying robot noi…"
Jun 12, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"New development...I thought it was interesting that the pixhawk would reach a certain point before going haywire and decided to try swapping out the micro SD card.

Well, so far that seems to have worked! I didn't have enough time to fully test it o…"
Jun 11, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"http://youtu.be/45XR-rtI-NA A video of the startup issues... This happens whether I power it with the power module, USB, or the servo rail as shown in the video. Doesn't sound good does it? Sometimes it doesn't get past the yellow blinking light.…"
Jun 11, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"Some really good advice here, I'm gonna try all this in the morning and I'll let you guys know how it goes. Thank you."
Jun 10, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"Thanks Hugues, I wasn't sure if calibrating the ESC through pixhawk was the reason they wouldn't spin up when everything seemed to be armed.  I can successfully calibrate through my RC ch3.  The ESCs are just beeping as if no RC is connected when I…"
Jun 10, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"Yeah, I've tried pressing it after the tones stop and also immediately on power up.  The safety switch will go solid, but the esc just keeps beeping and throttle does nothing, nor does the esc sound like its calibrating."
Jun 10, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"@mike yeah I re flashed the pixhawk to quadcopter from plane.

Setup is as follows:
1. Took just the pixhawk, nothing plugged in, and re flashed to quadcopter setup from arduplane. Successful.

2. Installed pixhawk in the copter and hooked up the GP…"
Jun 10, 2014
Erik replied to Erik's discussion Pixhawk Frustrations...this is a cry for help!!
"I have been using the safety switch. I hold it down until it's solid. I've alsotried starting and quickly pressing the safety switch like another user recommended."
Jun 10, 2014
Erik posted a discussion
Hey guys, I usually don't ask for help with things because I'm generally not bad at researching and figuring things out on my own but I'm really stumped here.I have a pixhawk that I originally used in a techpod and after about a week of tinkering, I…
Jun 10, 2014