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Increasing yaw authority on hex

Can anyone tell me if I should change my hexacopter motor angles to try and increase yaw authority? I'm sure I have read somewhere that 3deg one way for the CCW motors and 3deg the other way with CW motors can help.If anyone has had success with this

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Y6 configuration feedback

Hi,

I've been trying all sorts of props on my Y6 running with DT750 motors in an attempt to get stable yaw and minimal vibrations.  I currently use 3S batteries.  The GWS EP1045 slow flyer props were the most vibration free out of all the prop's I tri

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DIY ArduStation hardware?

Hi,

I've got a few spare 5V 328 Arduino Nano's floating about and a couple of LCD panels.  I was wondering how hard it would be to take my XBee radio, hook it up to it and decode the Mavlink 1.0 binary protocol?  Is there a library I can add to the Ar

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Strange yaw behaviour around mid-stick.

I have been noticing a strange behaviour in the yaw.  While hovering and no yaw stick input the quad stays within a 5 deg heading.  As soon as I move the stick the smallest amount the the left the quad starts to rotate to the right (clockwise looking

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New Battery Tab settings in V1.0.96.

Hi Michael,

I've just updated APM to 1.0.96 and then loaded AC 2.0.50 beta through the planner onto my quad.  So far so good.  When I went into the config dialog (which now requires me to go back into flight mode and connect) I noticed that the batter

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