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Where does this 3DR Hex connector go?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Tierney Mar 6, 2014. 5 Replies

I've got a 3DR Hex equipped with an APM2.6 and a Taranis X8R receiver. I took it apart a couple of months ago to go over things, check connections, and tidy  up the wiring.  It stayed apart because…Continue

Time function doesn't seem to work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Spanogle Dec 28, 2013. 3 Replies

I just updated to MP 1.2.89 build 1.1.5097,10519I see that there is a time function on the far left column of the log browse screen now.  Mine doesn't seem to work.   I get "0001-01-00:00:00.000" in…Continue

Anyone had a 3DR uBlox LEA-6 GPS fail?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Townsend Mar 23, 2014. 4 Replies

I use a 3DR LEA-6 GPS receiver on my 3DR Hex.  It's connected to an APM2.5 running 3.0.1 firmware I always use telemetry and normally, I see 10 to 14 satellites.  If it's less, I usually wait a bit…Continue

RC Timer gimbal controller - Gets Hot.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Townsend Nov 6, 2013. 2 Replies

I put together an RC Timer 2 axis gimbal last night.  It uses this controller:…Continue

 

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Andreas Gazis replied to Jim Townsend's discussion Problems with battery monitor calibration
"The wizards in MP just change a bunch of parameters in a reasonable way (so that, ideally, you don't end up with absurd or inconsistent param values). However, you can just simply go and change the params directly (Config / Tuning Tab and then…"
Sep 20, 2018
Lee Roper replied to Jim Townsend's discussion Problems with battery monitor calibration
"Hi, I am having exactly the same issue. No matter what I do, I cannot get it to save the calibrated voltage. Do you have any idea what you did to fix it please?"
Sep 15, 2018

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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Got started with a Walkera mini "Spacewalker" Octocopter... graduated to the Walkera Hoten-X ... and recently purchased a 3DR Hexacopter.
Hometown:
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At 6:43am on June 27, 2013,
T3
Stephen Zidek
said…

Hi Jim, I have the same 3DR hexa an setup as you, but I can't seem to get it to fly straight lines.  Would you mind sending me your parameter file?

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