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Just a guy trying to learn all I can.

 


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Pixhawk, PX4, Missions, Freestyle,


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orlando


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Gordon Folkes updated their profile
Sep 13
Gordon Folkes posted a discussion
Greetings everyone!I am having some trouble with my Pixhawk and was looking for some feedback.It is a power failure of sorts.  I am using the pixhawk to power a multi-rotor X4 shape.  When I plug my Lipo in, the pixhawk powers up like normal and…
Apr 17, 2015
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"AHH!!! I Have fixed my issues!! 
Before I explain my stupid and simple problem, I want to give all of you permission to openly make fun of my stupidity lol

I had my ESC servo wires plugged into slots 1,2,3,4, of the Pixhawk but on the AUX output…"
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"What is Interesting to me is that, 

once I plug the FC into the Computer and look at it on APM all the throttle information is being received.  Then under "Initial set up" and then further under "Failsafe" I am able to see the inputs and outputs to…"
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"Yes it is bound, I can see all Tx movements in APM as well. "
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"no, nothing.  

the beeping stays the same, once every 5 seconds and no motor movement at all. "
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"Johann,

I have plugged each ESC Servo Wire into the Rx Throttle channel and have followed your directions.  At step 6, the ESC that is plugged into the rx does beep.  It beeps about 1 every 5 seconds.  After decreasing the throttle though, the…"
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"Hey Guys, 

sorry for the late reply, I came down with a pretty serious sickness the past few days.  Feeling a little better today though. 

So I connected the ESC lead into the rx into channel one.  Upon doing this I then connected the battery and…"
Aug 16, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"Ive followed the instructions on how to calibrate the ESC and they do not chirp like they should.  This is how I've done it:
1. turn on transmitter and increase throttle to 100%
2. connect battery into quad (at this point the pixhawk FC flashes…"
Aug 14, 2014
Gordon Folkes replied to Gordon Folkes's discussion No power from ESC to Motor: Help?
"Johann, 

Thanks for the reply! 

I say that I don't think the ESC calibration was successful because the ESC's did not make the tones that I read they should.  I followed the instructions from this link…"
Aug 14, 2014
Gordon Folkes posted a discussion
Greetings all! I have ecstatically finished my First Quad build from scratch.  I have used the following parts:RealFPV framePixHawk FC (with GPS)MS 30 amp ESC (SimonK Rapid ESC)Taranis Transmitter with X8R receiver SunnySky X2216 brushless motors…
Aug 13, 2014