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How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Tan Apr 18. 9 Replies

Hi. I was wondering how the whole MAVLink, Mission Planner, and PX4 Pixhawk all come together in terms of sending and receiving information. From what I've read so far, MAVLink is a protocol, Mission…Continue

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Ben Tan replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"I am also working on a similar project and interested to find out more. So far, I found a related blog post on controlling drones using Python through the Dronekit…"
Apr 18
Ioannis replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"Hi Bill since we face a similar problem, did you finally get a solution to your request? Can you please share it with us?"
Jun 6, 2018
Eleftherios replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"MISSION PLANNER COPTER SIMULATION I'm trying to simulate a copter mission in MP. The python script that I'm writing must check for the existence of a file in some specific directory. This file is a QGC formated (.waypoints) file including…"
Apr 17, 2017
John replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"HI Bill, Were you able to find a solution for your project, we are interested to know how it works."
Jan 19, 2016
Jeremy Gray replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"I am actually working on an identical project (autonomous tracking using visual targets). I am trying to have a fixed wing aircraft search for the known target and then loiter around it while maintaining visual. The wall I am hitting right now is…"
Jun 24, 2015
Walter replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"I haven't dealt with MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk as individual components, but I have done similar types of tasks with various other programs and protocols.  From the way you laid out their components I can venture a guess on how…"
Jun 14, 2014
F. C. Bearsch replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"I guess it depends how you plan to navigate... Are you thinking of setting up just a directional input while flying in say loiter mode? You could do this with python and the joystick inputs reading from the OpenCV output... Mav link data from what…"
Jun 12, 2014
Bill K replied to Cameron W's discussion Importing Non-Standard Python Modules (pygame) to Be Used in Scripts
"Does anyone have a solution to this? I am also having the same problem"
Jun 10, 2014
Edwin WIdjonarko replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"Hi Bill, It's great to know that I'm not the only one at lost here. This is exactly my problem too. I'm new to pixhawk programming, but I've done for example communication via RS 232. Any help?  "
Jun 6, 2014
Bill K replied to Bill K's discussion How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?
"As a note, I have already browsed through these forums for several days, and I have already read the MAVLink for dummies article somewhere in this forum."
Jun 5, 2014
Bill K posted a discussion

How does MAVLink, Mission Planner, and Pixhawk come together?

Hi. I was wondering how the whole MAVLink, Mission Planner, and PX4 Pixhawk all come together in terms of sending and receiving information. From what I've read so far, MAVLink is a protocol, Mission planner interprets incoming and outgoing messages, and the Pixhawk reads the messages that are sent from the Mission Planner from the radio transmitter. However, what do all these things really mean? My goal is to receive live video feed from my quadcopter using a gopro, use image processing (like…See More
Jun 5, 2014

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