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Need sensors attached for stabilize mode?

Hi folks,

I am looking at using an APM2.5 i have spare from an old quadcopter to put into one of my planes.

I am looking at only using the stabilize flight mode, and use the apm as just a really good stabilizer - as my current orangerx stabilizer just

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Anyone explain harmonics?

Hey folks,

I have UHF for my RC and 1.2Ghz for my video on a Bixler.

Do harmonics only affect higher frequencies?

So my video signal wont interfere with my RC - but my RC might interfere with my video?

Thanks so much!

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9XR throttle too sensitive

Hey folks,

I have a 9XR that i just started using to fly my APM deadcat quad with.

The problem is that the throttle stick is way too sensitive for me.

I used to fly the quad with a cheaper radio set and the throttle stick seemed great. I had too move th

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Loiter Not Work

Hey folks,

I have an APM2.5 running on a SK450 with whatever the latest version of arducopter firmware is. Using a ublox gps and 900mhz radio telemetry modules with 2.4 for rc control.

In stabilize mode the quad works great. I fly up to about 5m altitu

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KK2 .0

Hello folks,

I have a kk 2.0 control board on a HAL quadcopter frame, and no matter which P/I settings i change when i throttle up the quad always flies off in a certain direction. At first i thought i had one of the motor mounts off center (as they h

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APM require mission planner?

Hey folks,

I was hoping someone could clarify for me, if mission planner is required in the field for telemetry from the APM? The reason i ask is i have a lack of a good laptop, and was wondering if i could program the APM using my desktop PC at home,

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APM throttle management

Hi folks,

I am new to using APM and mission planner. Is there a way to set the throttle level through mission planner?

For instance when i set a waypoint can i program the apm to navigate to the next waypoint at a faster throttle, and then change throt

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915mhz Telemetry

Hey folks,

Did the original 900mhz telemtetry kits that have the built in usb adapter on the ground radio get the interference or was it just the 433mhz ones that had limited range because of usb interference?

Also, do you think i can get away with 1.2

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3DR Radio Wireless control

Hey folks, 

I am trying to use a set of 3DR radios to control an arduino board robot through a PC using a controller/gamepad that is hooked up through mission planner. 

From what i understand a 3DR radio is more a less just a serial tunnel, but i am no

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Bixler Motor

I am going to upgrade the motor on my Bixler to a good one for FPV and drine loads. I am thinking of using a 1800kv motor on my Bixler, with a 7x5 APC prop. I am hoping someone can tell me if it will work - is it powerful enough, too powerful, is the

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Transistors/Resistors - Arduino

Hey folks,

I have a new project where i am wanting to use an Arduino uno to switch a few bits of electronics (including an LED) on/off. I have been reading everything on transistors and resistors and arduino outputs and leds and am lost in a maze of f

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