I've noticed the altitude reading under the "Quick" tab in mission planner seems to vary by a large degree just sitting on the couch next to me (3 - 4 meters). However when I go into the terminal and read the altitude through "test"->"altitude" my
Given some of the horror stories of people losing quads I'm determined to be completely across the failsafe settings in APM2 so i've read most of the threads but after doing some testing I have one question.
Ok so I read the seven page thread on the importance of a clean power supply in the hope I would have a definitive answer on the best way to connect my ESC's directly to the APM2 however I seem to be left with a few questions.
I've been having trouble getting my arducopter to take off without flipping however after re-calibrating the ESC's (i used the auto method) and correcting the motor connections on my PDB it appears that it almost wants to takeoff.
This is a screen grab from mission planner sensor readings with my arducopter sitting dead still on the ground. Is it normal for there to be that much fluctations in the roll reading? (bearing in mind i can't get this thing off the ground)
I'm attempting to troubleshoot my 3D robotics quad which i've been unable to get to take off without it flipping. I've run through the troubleshooting steps and done the hand test and the motors command and it seems to be responding correctly to that