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Can the Pixhawk with Plane use data from a sonar sensor ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon L. Mar 17, 2016. 2 Replies

This is mostly about the sensor presented here:…Continue

Tags: Plane, landing, pixhawk, sensor, sonar

 

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RC Junkie commented on Simon L.'s group Pixhawk2.1
"I should also mention that I'm out of channels available to simply do it via transmitter switch..."
Feb 19
RC Junkie commented on Simon L.'s group Pixhawk2.1
"Hi everyone, Does anyone know how to get the relay output function to activate/deactivate based on arming/disarming respectively?  I'd like my nav lights to come on when the bird is armed, and turn off when disarmed, but have yet to find a…"
Feb 19
Artem commented on Simon L.'s group Pixhawk2.1
"Thanks Paul, but that's a thing cant get either one, there are no simple ones for sale and the Edison one are sold out....  I've actually managed to crash mine so the front part of the pcb folded up.... (tight space used it without…"
Feb 17
Paul Tegler commented on Simon L.'s group Pixhawk2.1
"sure can.I managed to blow out a power connector (detached from the board) reflowing didn't seem to work... replacement board (non-Edison) was also a lot cheaper just looked it up...bought mine…"
Feb 16
Artem commented on Simon L.'s group Pixhawk2.1
"Hey guys/gals, does anyone know if it is possible to purchase a basic carrier board without the cube?  "
Feb 16
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion Pixhawk - original or copies?
"Hey Igor, Drotek is a France based company that only make top quality components and respond to inquiries after sale. I purchased a GPS module from them a few years ago and the offered good support. The GPS its self was perfect too."
Feb 12
Simon L. replied to Simon L.'s discussion Discuss choice and application of GPS's to use with the new PH2.1 in the group Pixhawk2.1
"That build looks good, mine is almost done but I've been working at a new job that's quite involving so I put my hobbies aside. When I come here and see these beautiful projects, I miss my own...Here's my girl waiting on the bench for…"
Feb 12
Richard McCarraher replied to Simon L.'s discussion Discuss choice and application of GPS's to use with the new PH2.1 in the group Pixhawk2.1
"Picture of the Here GPS Module installed. Picture showing GPS Connected to the Pixhawk 2.1 Installed in the Payload bay."
Feb 12
Richard McCarraher replied to Simon L.'s discussion Discuss choice and application of GPS's to use with the new PH2.1 in the group Pixhawk2.1
"I have the "Here" one on my 2.1. I am very impressed with it. I have it on the top of the plane, slightly recessed into the epo. I gets a lock very quickly, also have other ones (Ublox M8N based). Definately better than the…"
Feb 12
Simon L. replied to graham newton's discussion External LED for Ph2.1 in the group Pixhawk2.1
"The GPS that comes with the PH2.1 includes highly visible FC status leds. Otherwise any I2C based status LED module for Pixhawk will work. You can get those anywhere they sell accessories for the Pixhawk/PH2.1 though make sure you choose something…"
Feb 11
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion A manned copter is being constructed.
"I don't think you should put your life in the hands of 4 of these. I don't know much about motorcycles but I do know quite a bit about servos and I would not trust my life on a hobby servo; and then multiply that by 4..."
Feb 7
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion A manned copter is being constructed.
"Ok and did you figure out how to transmit the power from the engine to your props? Also, by 'massive servo' I mean some actuator that can move all four blades under load through their full range of pitch in say 200ms and than do it again…"
Feb 7
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion A manned copter is being constructed.
"actually, a modified VW 2.0L TDI diesel could probably fill this role... I admire your tenacity and workmanship. You are absolutely right about learning by experience. I have never tried a project of that scope so Cheers to you for actually moving…"
Feb 7
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion A manned copter is being constructed.
"OK I had to do the math on power requirements...The most basic calc that can be used (at least I believe) Would be the classic mechanics calculation for accelerating a body.Pt=1/2 * mv^2 P: Power in Watts  --- > this is what we needt: Time…"
Feb 7
Simon L. replied to Igor Nastashchuk's discussion A manned copter is being constructed.
"There are NO drone controller suitable or safe for human use... This said, Arducopter (firmware that runs on the pixhawk) can be personalized to add just about any function you need such as IC engine management as long as you are willing to write…"
Feb 7
Ken McNamara replied to Simon L.'s discussion Discuss choice and application of GPS's to use with the new PH2.1 in the group Pixhawk2.1
Dec 20, 2017

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Avid plane designer and neophyte uav enthusiast. Building Planes for FPV and general FUN!!
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Fixed wing for land survey,Lidar, NDVI, agriculture
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Ste-Eulalie, Qc, Canada

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