Nick Wadman
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Loiter alt hold and crashing problem!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Wadman Jul 2, 2011. 22 Replies

Hi, I am quite new to the arducopter project.   I have flown traditional helis for 15 yrs so have a grasp of rc.I have built an arducopter to carry my AP camera.I am quite disapointed with the…Continue

Stabilised camera mount control

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gareth Rens Dec 21, 2011. 12 Replies

 I have been told that no. 5 and 6 outs on the apm board will stabilise a camera mount pitch and roll axis.  My question is how do I enable them as at present they dont power up the servos ? Br NickContinue

gyro stabilised camera mount control

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cliff Gill Jun 29, 2011. 2 Replies

 I have been told that the 'out ' number 5 and 6 from the APM are used to stabilise the pitch and roll axes on the mount, I have tried pluging in servos but the do not power up  does the function…Continue

mode swiching

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Wadman Jul 1, 2011. 8 Replies

 Has anybody worked out how to set up the mode switching to achieve 5 or 6 modes on a Spektrum DX 8?Any tips  would be great!   Best regards NickContinue


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I live in Pattaya Thailand . interests AP , Freestyle jet skiing, Off road motorcycling.
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I am interested in building a multicopter for AP work and general flying.
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Setting up the Spektrum DX 8 mode switches

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 11:30pm 2 Comments


This is what I found . The Spectrum radio seems to be very similar to the JR. the PWM values needed are here, the centre ones are what I came up with.

Flight Mode # -- Min. PWM -- Ideal PWM -- Max. PWM

#5 -- 1750 -- 1763 -- >1815

#4 -- 1620 -- 1683 -- 1749

#3 -- 1490 -- 1507 -- 1619

#2 -- 1360 -- 1428 -- 1489

#1 -- 1230 -- 1251 -- 1359

#0 -- <1165 -- 1172 --…


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