Jeff Smith
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  • Carbondale, CO
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Optical flow on APM 2.5, where to land it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by VENKAT RAVI KISHORE Feb 12, 2014. 42 Replies

Sitting down to get my 2.0 out and 2.5 in :-)I'm trying to sort out where the Optical flow sensor gets landed now? I have been looking at the Eagle files trying to get a grip, but there are new…Continue

Yaw rate D term, what is its function?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Flo Jul 30, 2012. 11 Replies

Like the title says what is yaw rate D?I have tuned with channel 6, but a value of only 0.003 will cause oscillations.Continue

Power via USB while in-flight?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Leach Oct 10, 2012. 3 Replies

Odd question I know :-) but, I have the GPS blues like so many here and so far, clean power, no radio gear, isolating just the APM, ect, the only way my GPS will get lock and 9+ sats is to be powered…Continue

GPS has lock, APM 2.0 "C" led goes out unless USB connected?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Smith Jul 5, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm hoping to try some loitering or position hold but get no GPS lock indicator on the "C" LED on the APM 2.0 when not plugged into the USB on my laptop.If I connect the USB cable, even without MP…Continue


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About Me:
Auto mechanic for 18+ years, into RC Cars, Planes, and Heli's. Also love my guns, money, and freedom. All wrapped up in my unshakable belief in Jesus Christ.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I desire to learn board level programming and diagnostics of the Atmega168 and STM-32 processors, with the eventual goal of using the knowledge to expand my ability to invent engine and transportation devices for the disabled.
Carbondale, CO

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