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At 12:12pm on April 1, 2011, Bryce Fraser said…

try to post the problem

maybe we can get a better result quicker 

At 12:15pm on April 1, 2011, Bryce Fraser said…
Make sure:

--You've soldered the two jumper wires on the bottom of the board for the throttle.
--The Throttle channel is connected
--You've got pin D13 on the AP board
--You got the uBlox preprogammed for ArduPilot from the DIY Drones store (you had to select that option) or programmed it yourself with the instructions in the manual.

All this is in the manual, but just double checking...


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Permalink Reply by olli on June 9, 2010 at 11:51am
hello chris,

yes i know

- two cables soldered
- throttle channel is connected.manually fly, stabillize fly, FLY-BY-WIRE works fine
- i cut pin D13 between ardu and shield
- ublox ist programmed by myself.with config-file from jordy.

in my first installation with code 2.4 i get the sat fix 100%.with the same gps-unit and cable...

must i close the "bind pins" or must leave open at starup ?

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Permalink Reply by Chris Anderson on June 9, 2010 at 4:29pm
No need for bind plug if you've got the throttle connected. But try it anyway. If it works, it means you didn't connect the throttle properly.

Are you using the stock config file?

It works for everyone else, so this must be a hardware/config error...
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Permalink Reply by olli on June 9, 2010 at 8:50pm
what do you mean with stock-sonfig-file ? for gps unit ??
i use my header file obove.the rest of the code ist orginal.

i will double checked all connectors and cables today.and i will checked with u-center the gps-unit...
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Permalink Reply by olli on June 11, 2010 at 11:20am
ahh, i found the problem ! the connector between ublox and ublox-adapterboard was bad...
i have fix i get gps-fix in 1-2 minutes.



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