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Rick Steer replied to Keith Howlette's discussion Auto mission question
If you're using copter, It should just land at the last waypoint. You can change this by clicking the chevrons in the green bar at the bottom of the Flight Plan page marked Waypoints. This will bring up another menu; click in the far left row…"
Nov 2, 2015
Rick Steer replied to Ruwan's discussion Share your drone info thread
"Some great designs!
Here's my latest.
Frame: 3/1.5mm carbon fibreFC: 3DR PixhawkGPS: 3DR uBlox LEA-6HESC: Maytech MT30A-OPTO-STC-MK Motors: KDE DIRECT 4012XF-400 Props: Tarot T Series 1555 Motor to motor: 880mmBattery: 4S 16000mAh 10/20C AUW:…"
Sep 27, 2015
Rick Steer replied to David Tipping's discussion Pixhawk 680 Quad falling from sky
"It could be that your motors are going out of sync.
Connecting the Ground Wire
An electric signal is defined as the deviation from a nominal zero-value. For normal signals this reference is ground (GND). Therefore just one wire is never enough to…"
Sep 19, 2015
Rick Steer replied to David Tipping's discussion Pixhawk 680 Quad falling from sky
"Hi, are you grounding the ESC signal wires?"
Sep 19, 2015
Rick Steer replied to Martin Z's discussion High pressure pumps for UAV spraying in Agricultural UAVs
"Hi, have a look at Laing DDC pumps. I use one to cool my PC, small, light and powerful. They have a high flow rate but not sure how they would cope with the pressure needed to operate a spray nozzle.…"
Aug 24, 2015
Rick Steer replied to Rick Steer's discussion Micro USB Panel Mount
"Found it...
Feb 1, 2015
Rick Steer posted a discussion
Hi allI'm pulling my hair out trying to find a micro usb panel mount extension the same as 3DR use on the IRIS.Can anybody point me in the right direction?Cheers, Rick.
Feb 1, 2015