OK, I got my shiny new APM2 purple board on Tuesday. I powered it up with the microUSB cable, installed 2.1a and everything checks out. Easiest Out-Of-Box experience ever. I can't find Arducopter…Continue
I just downloaded the newest Mission Planner 1.1.4 to see what changed. I see after enabling the sonar we can now choose our model. I have the MB1260, but when I choose it (or any of the other…Continue
I've wiped my board (reset APM to default), then reprogrammed 2.0.55. I have the compass and sonar, along with an XBee 900 pro for telemetry. Removed the XBee, no change. Removed sonar, no…Continue
I've been flying very close to my TX while I get the hang of AC2, now I'm trying to configure failsafes so I can go a little further without the threat of falling out of the sky.My setup is a quad,…Continue
Here's my quad copter flying with my 1.7 kg 3/4" plywood bench testing jig designed to prevent it from flying.
I was in the backyard yesterday testing my failsafe settings and decided to give it some throttle, much to my surprise it actually lifted off. I'll have to try lifting something in the near future... and I'll have to clamp the test jig down from now on.
(Yes, I am concerned about prop safety and the motors are not powered up most of the time. The test jig is for…Continue