"Thanks for the reply James...
I completely binned the stock GPS and compass and put a decent combo unit in the 'tower' in the Nova's case where the compass normally resides...
I get epic satellites and HDOP - so I was really confused as to cause of…"
Hi all,I also posted this on the APM forum.. I was unsure of the correct place for this.. apologies if it's in the wrong place..I have put together a Quanum Nova for my daughter..(can't trust her on my flamewheel just yet! )It flies like a dream in…
"Think you might have a barometer issue.. Have you got the breathable foam over the barometer?
Your log also shows several GPS glitches... which has no bearing here because you were in Altitude hold mode..but still..."
"Thanks for taking the time to reply Graham!
Your mission video was bang on! - I've never had the balls to try it lol!
I have used the 'dronie' and 'follow me' commands from my phone via the Telemetry link though - they were fun!
As I said above.. Also look at the Motor Test function under Initial Setup/Optional Hardware (Mission Planner) you can spin each motor independently. (From what I remember, they only turn clockwise though..)"
I was brave enough to test the quad in the garden.
It armed in stabilise, and hovered very well. Suddenly there was what I can only describe as a pulse in one or more motors... and it landed.
I disconnected the gimbal power and tilt servo…"
"This is def a mystery..!
It almost sounds like it's corrupt firmware...
I think that you should do as you suggested.. load a completely different firmware (maybe arduplane?)
Then re-flash back to quadcopter.. remember to select the correct…"
"Obviously you can check the direction of rotation of each motor... that's the first thing to confirm, otherwise you'll experience the 'flip of death' as you try to take off
Then simply check the motor number against the diagrams and the APM output:…"
"Unfortunately on the CX-20 and Quanum Nova - It's a custom firmware... I'm not even sure the original firmware is available to allow you to revert back.
However, I see no reason why you cannot set it up as a normal Arducopter.. you may need to…"