Boulder Creek, CA

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Millwright by trade

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My first build and just ordered Ardupilot 2.5


Boulder Creek

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Richard Baxter replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion Notification: My Community Support Ending
"I have learned a lot over the years from reading your post. Thanks to the great insights you have given to the community. Best of luck"
Jan 30, 2016
Richard Baxter replied to Bob Vanderlinde's discussion HELP: IRIS+ won't pass Prearm check- "compass not calibrated" in IRIS
"I have a newer and an older Pixhawk. The older board did not have a problem with 3.2.1. The newer board is not flyable with the new version 3.2.1 What I had to do is reload ver. 3.1.5. Are you getting "PreARm: Compasses inconsistent" on your HUD? I…"
Apr 5, 2015
Richard Baxter posted a discussion
Pixhawk 3DRCompasss/GPS 3DRTBS frame740Kv motorsPower module 3DRI can calibrate the compass/GPS module and fly with no problem but when I reboot the next day I always get this error. I am using MP 1.3.17,  firmware 3.2.1. I received this Pixhawk…
Mar 27, 2015
Richard Baxter replied to Ruwan's discussion Share your drone info thread
"Build no. 5

Frame:  TBS
Motors: RCMC 3407 750KV
Esc:      RCMC 30HV SimonK ESC
Arms:   4x Multicopterbuilders Arm extensions
Rx/Tx:  DragonLink V2- HiTec Aurora 9
Fc:         3DR PixHawk
GPS:    3DR
Props:   HQ 11X4.5
Bat.   : Turnigy 5000 Mah hard…"
Feb 17, 2015
Richard Baxter replied to Monroe Lee King Jr's discussion APM Repair Service
"I smoked my 2.5 last year and also the GPS. Could you fix them both for $40? "
Mar 24, 2014
Richard Baxter replied to Bruce Jones's discussion PixHawk Out of Box Problems in ArduCopter User Group
"A powered USB hub might solve your connection issues"
Feb 3, 2014
Richard Baxter commented on Marque Cornblatt's blog post SF Bay Area Drone Meetup & Fly-in, Sunday, Nov 24th
"Hopefully the grass is cut, don't want to spend another hour looking for my rig, but it's a hell of a place to fly. I'll be there"
Nov 19, 2013
Richard Baxter posted a discussion
I am using an APM 2.5 with a 3DR power module. I want to add in a Pololu switch.I would prefer to tie in through the power point. I thought I had the right 5VDC pin but it powers up regardless of the switch. I assumed it would be the red wired. Then…
Sep 22, 2013