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Frank Prochaska replied to Frank Prochaska's discussion Futaba 14SG and APM 2.5+ issue.
"Problem solved! After following these instructions http://code.google.com/p/ardupilot-mega/wiki/APM2Encoder   I'm able to use Futaba FASSTest telemetry R7008SB receiver without any twitching.
Apr 9, 2013
Frank Prochaska posted a discussion
I recently switched from my trustworthy old DX7 with AR7000 RX to the new Futaba 14SG FASSTest system with telemetry and R7008SB RX. I installed the new Futaba RX and calibrated everything in mission planner. Now my quad has a random twich where on…
Apr 4, 2013
Frank Prochaska posted a photo
A close up of the front TBS Discovery uBlox GPS and AR7000 receiver.
Feb 13, 2013
Frank Prochaska replied to David Harvey's discussion Possibly faulty barometer component in APM 2.5
"I'm having same issue. I emailed 3D Robotics yesterday to see if these barometer readings were normal.
Im getting this on a a level surface. Im puzzled why the alt would change from a -49cm to +93 while level.

Feb 13, 2013
Frank Prochaska replied to jason goldenberg's discussion APM 2.5 Barometer fluctuates while on ground
"I'm having the same issue. In sensor test mode im getting -100cm to +50 cm while the board is at rest. I emailed 3D robotics last night, I hope this is normal and not a defective sensor.
Feb 12, 2013
Frank Prochaska posted photos
Feb 10, 2013