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Kevin Gidley replied to Josh Taxter's discussion 4 wheels rover with no steering servo in ArduRover User Group
Oct 24, 2016
Kevin Gidley posted a discussion
Hi all.     I'm working on a project, and one of the requirements is to utilize existing technology we have made use of on previous projects.  In short, I need to use a Phidget Single Board Computer running Debian Linux.     I want to have MAVlink…
Apr 11, 2013
Kevin Gidley posted a discussion in ArduRover User Group
Hello all-My goal with my rover setup is to allow for short term dead reckoning in the event of loss of gps or a weak gps signal.  The plan is the rover would automatically switch over to a dead reckoning system, until gps signal is strong enough to…
Mar 7, 2013
Kevin Gidley replied to Anthony White's discussion Ardu-Boat first trial run... in ArduRover User Group
"2 problems I had when first testing a rover.
1) I had the APM mounted right next to the motor, which messed up the compass readings.  
2)"Wiggly" behavior.  I solved this by turning up the D parameter of the PID controls.

Good luck."
Jan 31, 2013
Kevin Gidley posted a discussion in ArduRover User Group
Hello all.I have a rover set up, and it works great for the most part.  I'm using the APM 2.5+, APMRover2.20a firmware.I use Mission Planner to set up my waypoints   I put it in auto mode and it takes off, working great, moving from waypoint to…
Jan 17, 2013