Jeff Milay
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GoogleMaps not pulling in tiles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Milay Jul 1, 2013. 4 Replies

Anyone else having issues with google maps not loading tiles in mission planner?  I can load yahoohybrid, binghybrid  just fine but not googlehybrid or satellite.  Just curious since I'm biased…Continue

Any issues with battery mounted on top of electronics?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Milay Aug 21, 2012. 2 Replies

Just wondering if anyone has seen issues mounting batteries on top of all the electronics (excluding GPS)?  I'm mainly talking about electrical interference and or issues with sensors such as the…Continue

Tags: interference, position, battery

Help tuning 2.7.1 on a heavy hex!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Milay Aug 26, 2012. 8 Replies

I just built a new hex using 13X4.7 props, 1000kv 2820 BP motors and dual 5000 3s 40C batteries.  Total weight comes in just under 4kg with my dslr.  It flies pretty solid but I've noticed a lot of…Continue

Tags: Throttle, tuning, hex, 2.7.1

 

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About Me:
RC Heli enthusiast wanting to learn more about Multicopters and Arducopter projects
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Wanting to learn more about multicopters and Camera Rigs that involve multirotors using controllers such as APM
Hometown:
Orlando, FL

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At 5:11pm on May 10, 2012, James Dinh said…

If your quad is pitching back or forward during take off, it could be that your leveling is not accurate.  Use a level that has a bubble for accuracy, and check.  Make any adjustments to your quad to permanently adjust for the new level.  Then redo the level set up in Mission Planner.  Individually and manually calibrate each of your ESC to make sure that they are accepting -100% and +100% from your TX.  The instructions are here http://code.google.com/p/arducopter/wiki/AC2_ESC. Also,  even after doing all of this, it is impossible to get a perfect lift off without some counter inputs from your TX.  So if you see the quad pitching back as you increase throttle, counter by pitching forward on the stick, while continuing to increase throttle.  The same if it is rolling.  With enough practice, it will become second nature and you won't even realize that you are doing it.  Once the quad is in the air, the board will stabilize it to some degree depending on your PID tuning.  Hope this helps.

At 5:32am on May 28, 2012,
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Dean Wynton
said…

Hi Jeff, I altered your last post and stuck the video directly to the post rather than a link to Youtube.. To do this you need to go to your video in Youtube and select share and then embed, which will give you a script that you copy and then click on the media button in the post reply box (it looks like a symbal for film) and paste the code there, and it will appear as it does now.

It justs keeps the website a bit tidier this way, I hope you dont mind?

Regards Dean..

At 1:01am on December 26, 2014, avi8torace said…

Hi Jeff!

Its been a while since I've been on this site.  I just noticed that you sent me a friend request back in 2012 since I'm starting to get into this again.  I am from Orlando Florida but I actually reside in the Washington DC area.  I did just changed that on my profile since the way its presented is a bit misleading. 

Take care!

Miguel

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