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Issues with gentwire 181

Yo Comunity. We have a Sony FDR AX53 mounted on our gimbal on our big quad. The stabilisation is fantastic. We purchased a gentwire 181 interface to control zoom and record and photos and video.

It doesn't work.

We tested the cable on a the Sony FDR –

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Log File Naming

I'm sure I'm not the only one to ask this question, but is there a parameter you can set in APM Plane or APM Copter that will allow you to insert pretext into the log file names? If you are flying a number of UAVs, regardless of the hand notes I make

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Octo rolls to port on takeoff.

I have built an octo which rolls to port on takeoff. I have checked the forums and can confirm;

1) ESCs calibrated.

2) ESC wiring checked ( Motor test)

3) All props have been checked for left/right hand

4) Have calibrated accelerometer 3 times.

5) Roll sa

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CASA Drone Regulations - Australia

Picking up some bits at electronics store and found attached flyer on the counter as I paid. 

My understanding (as someone with a UAS Controller's Certificate) was that you could not fly any drone above 400 feet without an area approval from CASA. The

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Multistar 10000 blowing chargers

We've just flown with a multistar 10,000 and it flew very well. Gave us all 10,000 mA at 6S at 5 amps. 1hour and 15 in the air.

When we went to charge it at 5 amps, we killed two I charger 208Bs and then blew up the power supply.

Something's not right.

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Arducopter Camera Trigger Questions

So I have been mapping happily with Arduplane and Pixhawk, but now I want to take photos from a multirotor. I have set up an APM 2.6 to the stage where I can take photos using CH_7 on my transmitter. It works. All good.

Now I want to take photos using

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Problems with Pixhawk I2C External LED

Hi,

 

Pixhawk running Arducopter 3.1.5

 

What can I say? Plugged the external LED in to the I2C splitter and no pretty lights. I have the splitter plugged into the I2C socket on the Pixhawk and the external compass is also plugged into it. The compass is

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