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pixhawk posted a blog post
 GroundControl and MAVLink have been improved substantially behind the scenes over the last months. The most obvious new feature on the user level are custom user widgets. You can configure yourself parameter sliders and buttons and even export this…
Oct 2, 2011
pixhawk replied to Tomtom Express's discussion Qgroundcontrol on Flash
"It will only write to disc if you log data or if you download Google map tiles. It will store the current settings on application shutdown, but only a few bytes and nothing that will be visible in any way in your flash drive wear."
Aug 8, 2011
pixhawk replied to Tomtom Express's discussion Qgroundcontrol's UDP function
"The UDP interface is well tested and should work with any UDP-sending device. Here is a Linux example for sending UDP data to QGroundControl:
 
http://qgroundcontrol.org/doku.php?id=dev:mavlink_linux_integration..."
Aug 8, 2011
pixhawk replied to srinath mallikarjunan's discussion compiling pixhawk qgroundcontrol
"Hi,
 
Please note that you're trying to compile a non-master branch. Any branch different from master is a developer / experimental branch and only recommended for advanced developers. Please also note that this version of QGroundControl will only d…"
Aug 5, 2011
pixhawk replied to Tomtom Express's discussion Joysticks for Qgroundcontrol
"This one here works pretty well, plus the handle is movable in yaw-direction, giving you all degrees of freedom a joystick can have.
 
http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Extreme-Joystick-Silver-Black/dp/B00..."
Jul 16, 2011
pixhawk commented on Bart's blog post Copter-GCS now supports MAVLink
"Really cool - looking forward to more of this!"
Jul 9, 2011
pixhawk replied to srinath mallikarjunan's discussion QGroundControl
"Currently you have to build it from source, which is however quite easy:
 
http://qgroundcontrol.org/dev/start"
May 29, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"In QGC these modes are all available through the recipe given earlier here:
- Click on Widgets -> New Custom Widget
- In the custom widget you have, right click in free space
- From the context menu, select "New MAV Action Button (Deprecated)"
- Sel…"
Mar 16, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"Ok Darren, try this:
 
- In the custom widget you have, right click in free space
- From the context menu, select "New MAV Action Button (Deprecated)"
- Select action "Navigate"
 
This should work - please note that this functionality is marked as d…"
Mar 16, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"Would be also interested in knowing - since QGC implements all commands, it definitely works - it might just be a bad mapping between the APM 2.0 beta and the current QGC buttons."
Mar 16, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"I have attached here a screenshot of such a custom widget controlling the parameters of my visual localization / mapping pipeline, running on our onboard Linux computer. You see this is quite versatile, ranging from APM to Linux computer vision soft…"
Mar 14, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"Hi Phil,
 
In QGC,
1) click on Widget->New custom widget
2) A new widget appears. Right-click into it, select "New Parameter slider"
3) Click on refresh
4) Select the parameter to tune, name it
5) Click done
 
Voila - you'll have a nice controller s…"
Mar 14, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"There is an EU version available with 868 MHz - n
 
http://www.digi.com/products/wireless-wired-embedded-solutions/zigb...
 
Maybe Jordi could sell them as well - at EU distributors it's super-expensive:
 
http://uk.farnell.com/digi-international/xb…"
Mar 11, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"Those working with small screens: I've just uploaded a new build of QGC improving the experience on netbook-sized devices.
Please note that you can go into fullscreen now (either through the perspectives menu or by hitting CTRL-ENTER, ESC to return…"
Mar 11, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"Latest version should work, the APM 2.0 release was developed in close sync with the most recent MAVLink and QGroundControl versions."
Mar 11, 2011
pixhawk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post APM 2.0 beta released!
"The QGroundControl mission interface has been intensively tested with the 2.0 release since some of the APM dev use it as their GCS tool. Feel free to try uploading missions with it, it should work immediately.
 
https://github.com/pixhawk/qgroundco…"
Mar 11, 2011
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