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Tono replied to Tono's discussion Anyone using Pixhawk with Futaba RS617FS Rx?
"Hey Søren,

I did the same thing to my Futaba receiver, carefuly removed the resistor and added the wire as in the manual.
It never worked. I just don't have an oscilloscope to confirm that it is working fine.
So I bought a couple of these ones:…"
Mar 7, 2014
Tono posted a discussion
I am trying to install my new Pixhawk and I have a couple of RS617FS receivers.I decided to modify one of the receivers according to:    https://pixhawk.ethz.ch/tutorials/receiver_sum_signalAt first I tried adding a servo cable and try not to mess…
Jan 26, 2014
Tono replied to Tono's discussion Pixhawk compatible compass in ArduCopter User Group
"Will try it and post it here."
Jan 20, 2014
Tono posted a discussion in ArduCopter User Group
Hi,I bought my new Pixhawk and I just received today, but I placed this order a long time ago and I bought the one with the power module instead of the GPS/Mag combo from the link below needed in order to have navigation…
Jan 20, 2014
Tono replied to Amos Olson's discussion What would you put into an Acro Quad? in ArduCopter User Group
"I built mine from scratch. Bought some CF sheets from HK and used some aluminium square tubes I had lying around.
I think it's better if you build the frame from scratch because if you plan to do acro stuff... you are going to crash it hard. This…"
Jan 2, 2014
Tono commented on Matchu OwlOne's blog post Lesson of GPS : epic fail no. 3
"<sarcasm> That's an excellent gopro! Must be from a bad batch!  </sarcasm>"
Oct 13, 2013
Tono posted a discussion
Hi,I have been using my quad for FPV for a while now, using mostly Stabilize and Acro modes.I removed the GPS, 3DR radio and sonar to avoid losing more stuff in case of a crash. :)Also, I have been using the 2.9.1b firmware, until now that I decided…
Aug 14, 2013
Tono replied to Tono's discussion Sudden pitch/roll movements in ArduCopter User Group
"Here is a video showing the sudden movements.


As I mentioned, you was moving the sticks hard, but you can see the sudden moves and a flip at 2:15"
Jul 14, 2013
Tono posted a discussion in ArduCopter User Group
Hi,Had a crash the other day while testing the 3.0.1-rc1 firmware.The quad suddenly went down while in the air... well, it just dropped dead.I couldn't arm the APM anymore and the LED's were blinking weirdSo I decided to go back to 2.9.1b and it…
Jul 14, 2013
Tono posted a discussion in ArduCopter User Group
Hi All,I have been using this APM2.5 board for some time now and it has been working flawlessly until yesterday.I was just flying the quad around for a bit, taking some video and then, it just dropped dead.The only modification I have done recently…
Jul 8, 2013
Tono commented on Paul's blog post Quad loses half a propeller mid flight
"hehe it happened to me too :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIRzw4icUOs  2:16"
Jun 8, 2013
Tono posted a discussion in ArduCopter User Group
Hi,I just got 4 new SimonK flashed ESC'shttp://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=goods_details.dwt&goodsid=780&productname=I just replaced the older turnigy plush 30A for these new ESC's.When the quad had the non-SimonK ESC's it was working fine.Now, I…
May 25, 2013
Tono posted a discussion
Hello,I have seen videos of this guy Juz on youtube, he has the OpenPilot Revolution and awesomely flips the quad all over the place.Can the APM do the same thing?I haven't tried to flip the quad because I'm a noob and I'm not ready to crash it…
May 4, 2013
Tono replied to Murray Buchanan's discussion Issues Arming ArduCopter in ArduCopter User Group
"In the Mission Planner, check the flight modes.
You need to arm the copter while on Stabilize mode.
Also, could be the trim in the radio? that has happened to me."
Apr 30, 2013
Tono replied to Cristian Rougier's discussion Motor spin slow than others in ArduCopter User Group
"have you calibrated the accelerometer?"
Apr 29, 2013
Tono posted a discussion in ArduCopter User Group
Hi,I was reading the arducopter manual information about the sonar and I saw this:"You are also advised to use shielded cable with the shield grounded at the APM side."http://code.google.com/p/arducopter/wiki/AC2_SonarI am using the Maxbotix…
Apr 25, 2013