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Octocopter Transmitter Set Up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc LE BRET May 24. 4 Replies

I want to set up a Turnigy 9x or FlySky TH9x or Devention Devo 7 to operate an octocopter using Pixhawk 2.8.4 flight controller. I am a complete novice on transmitter setups can anyone help or point…Continue

Mission Planner Mystery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Ardern Jul 6, 2016. 4 Replies

Hoping someone can help.Mission Planner v1.3.38 connected to Pixhawk via USBAC v3.3.1MP Config/Tuning is not showing any values in Standard or Advanced Parameters pages. Flight Data screen is alive…Continue

Won't Arm Motors twitch ESCs beep

Started Jun 3, 2016 0 Replies

APM 2.8 Arducopter v3.3.3I went flying, great take off, flight and RTL. Standard shut down unplugged battery then switch off RC.Next day and since, won't Arm, Motors Twitch, while ESCs beep…Continue

 

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Marc LE BRET replied to Bruce Ardern's discussion Octocopter Transmitter Set Up
"You get it, RC transmitter send commands to the flight controllers (Up, Down, Right, Left,...). Flight controller send commands to the motors. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2429327-Basic-Introduction-to-Multicopters Enjoy, Marc"
May 24
Bruce Ardern replied to Bruce Ardern's discussion Octocopter Transmitter Set Up
"So if I have a quadcopter with + configuration instead of x configuration, is the radio setup still the same but the difference is in setting up the FC through Mission Planner? cheers, Bruce"
May 24
Bruce Ardern replied to Bruce Ardern's discussion Octocopter Transmitter Set Up
"Many thanks Marc"
May 23
Marc LE BRET replied to Bruce Ardern's discussion Octocopter Transmitter Set Up
"Octocopter or Quadcopter, the radio settings are the same. Follow the wiki: http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/common-rc-transmitter-flight-mode-configuration.html#rc-transmitter-flight-mode-configuration All pertinent information is there."
May 22
Bruce Ardern commented on Brian Donovan's blog post Octocopter - basic to start
"Hi Brian, How's your memory! How do you set up a Turnigy 9X to operate for an Octocopter. I know very little about radio setup but have successfully followed instructions to set up for a quadcopter. cheers, Bruce"
May 22
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Octocopter Transmitter Set Up

I want to set up a Turnigy 9x or FlySky TH9x or Devention Devo 7 to operate an octocopter using Pixhawk 2.8.4 flight controller. I am a complete novice on transmitter setups can anyone help or point me to a wikiSee More
May 22

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Retired Structural Engineer
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Have built and flown Quadcopters on both APM and DJI platforms. Now wanting to use some surplus APM 2.6 gear to send a boat on a mission using 3dr Tower App on a mobile phone
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