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Camera Trigger question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Pollock Jun 25, 2013. 3 Replies

Is there a way to trigger the camera within a mission? I have it working fine with CH7 trigger, but 'Do_Digicam_Control' doesn't do anything in a mission. Can I do a 'set_ servo'  for a period like…Continue

Mission Crash!!! DejaVu all Over Again...

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Hanson May 16, 2013. 3 Replies

 At the end of last year I was starting to get comfortable with missions, but one step forward, two back....Loaded 3.0rc1 and was very happy with loiter, stable, etc. I then set up a simple square…Continue

Follow Me Problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by 12-HAK Apr 27, 2013. 2 Replies

Inspired by Marco, I just tried 'follow me' mode, with latest Andropilot and 2.91b.First I loitered  (very smooth) and then flipped to 'follow me' on andropilot. Like magic it started following me,…Continue

Mission Planner Circle Tool Center

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Short Nov 26, 2012. 1 Reply

The Auto WP circle tool in MP is awesome, but how do you determine where the center will be? It seems to go off generally in a NE direction for a random distance and then draws. Is there a rule?Continue


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Excitng First ArduCopter Mega Mission!

Posted on May 18, 2011 at 11:04am 2 Comments

I finally got up the courage to try a mission with 2.05. I set up a very simple mission - takoff to 10 meters, loiter time 60, land. All the coords were very close to each other so it should land about where it took off. The first two times I started the mission, it went up a few feet and then bounced around the ground like it was at altitude and loitering. The third time was very different - Up it went very high - seemed like more like 100' rather than 10 meters - and I was sweating bullets.… Continue

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At 8:59am on April 9, 2012, Roy Godzdanker said…

Hi John,

I know this might seem random. But I just got a quadcopter myself and live in Denver. I am having some issues getting mine to take off properly and was hopping you might be able to help me out. This is why I made the friend request.


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