Hi automatik. I just came back from a 2 week vacation in Spain and Southern France, so I had no opportunity to follow DIYdrones. For the Xbees 868 the data flow stops when the 10% duty cycle threshold is reached or when the chip gets too warm (60 and something degrees celcius if I remember well). You may try to limit the data flow even more, or you may try to cool the thing down someway. I tried to limit the data flow, and it is effective to some extent. But I think we can forget using the 868 for the ArduStation telemetry for now because there's much too much data in the ArduPilot standard data stream for that RF modem. In the meantime I switched to the Pro 60mW and to the Pro 900. They both work flawlessly. Hope this helps. But of course, report back any test result you got with the 868 in the appropriate post. It could help us find a way using them.
I see that you've built an automomus RC truck around the Arduino autopilot and GPS sensors. I was wondering if you could help me out with a few pointers and answer the following:
1. Which version of the code did you use?
2. What did you set your gains to and did you use the full PI controller or just P?
3. Did you set the heading_limits to 25degs or less?
I've been trying to use the 2.3 ver in walkaround mode and have had problems getting the gains tuned in right. Currently I'm using only the P term and it is set to 0.3 with a limit of 15degs on the heading errors. Any help you can give would be greatful.
is it hard to build a Predator RC so youll get Both foto and Video Recon and have the abuility to connect a GPS pilot. Im Working on a Project for a MIL.sim,,,,, And i need some help with knowledge... what do i need to get ? Witch parts ? And Program
well im going to build a real one to use in Mil.simulations like big Airsoft games and so on.
So its probably will look like the predator in my library but with GPS Autopilot and Live video feed to me and the squad leader. Its only in the beginningface right now i have to look up tons of info before bying what we need.
We are going to do a proto type and if that works in the field.... Were gonna sell it with some other secret projects.
Im just working with a small part of the complet project.