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auto camera at waypoint

Hello all,

 

Can anyone tell me or point me in the right direction if it is possible to programe the apm 2.5 to trigger a camera when it reaches a waypoint, i currently trigger the camera from my transmitter through the receiver but would like to autom

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Barometer Vs Gps

hello everyone,

Does the apm use data from the barometer and gps for the altitude?

is there a way to disable the onboard barometer and use gps only for altitude?

 

Thanks for any feedback as always

 

regards

 

 

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RTL

Hello all,

after switching to rtl mode my hex plummeted to the ground ie the throttle shut down, am i right in thinking the  rtl command should bring back the hex at the altitude it was at when i switched to rtl,

i was not using gps waypoints at the ti

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RTL Question

Hello all,

after switching to rtl the other day and watching hex plummet to the ground it says in wiki the rtl altitude is set to 0 as default, if this is the case can some one tell me where i set the rtl altitude.

 

regards

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Magnetometer issue resolved!!!

Hello all,

after many days and days of trying everything to get magnetometer working a success at last, my problem was magnetometer was 45 degrees out when i went to do calibration it came back with a figure to manually insert, which i could never fin

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Mission Planner Update

Hello everyone,

Just a quickie my mavlink would not connect with the new mission planner update 1.1.51 restored back to 1.1.50 and all connects ok.

 

Regards

 

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Magnetometer vs magnets

Hello all,

I raised a propblem with my magnetometer earlier and have now found the propblem but not the solution,

basicly i have changed airframes on my hex i used to have a 12" gap between props i have now moved the motors closer so now have a 4" gap

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Magnetometer Help

Hello everyone,

 

well hex flies stable apart from yaw will not lock i noticed in the miossion planner flight data the magnetometer is not reading correctly, in the set up i did a calibration which gave me a offset number to use, can anyone tell me whe

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Prefetch

Hello everyone,

 

I am trying to refetch a certain area on the map as no internet on the field, it says to hold the alt key down

and presumably click the mouse but no matter what i do it will not draw a box around the area i need

then prefetch just keeps

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Material

Hello everyone,

 

Am just starting a large hexacopter project and a bit stuck due to being on a budget can anyone tell me any other material they have used fro the main body other than carbon fiber, i am using aluminium arms

and my main stack body will

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2.4

Ok guys sorted the motor problem loaded the 2.4 version (thanks chris) but have a bad yaw prolem,

hexacopter swings round to the left i have to put full right stick in just to hold it, should i change the

Rate Yaw or Stabilise Yaw, increase or decrease

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Board Fault or Software??

Ok guys here we go, board installed radio and mavlink all works correctly, all motor power up togther

BUT pulling really bad to the right and bad left yaw, now entering cli mode doing a motor test

the front and back motors work but in the test the left

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