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Landing (Touchdown) Physical Switch to Kill Motors

Started Jan 6 0 Replies

Growing tired of the various protocols and techniques to assure motors shutdown on landing without bouncing, tilting, falls and other damaging disturbances, I assumed that code already exists to…Continue

No joy with 9x transmitter and SmartieParts SP Basic firmware programmer for Er9x install

Started this discussion. Last reply by L Jan 3, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi. After weeks of fighting this I'm getting pretty close to giving up on ever getting Er9x firmware installed on my 9x transmitter, using a SmartieParts SP Basic programmer board.The 9x is new and…Continue

Early Alpha Firmware Available for Pixhawk LITE Tone AUX Pin Output Signalling Test

Started Oct 1, 2015 0 Replies

Greetings. Attached is very early, "proof of concept" alpha firmware to test tone output signalling for the Pixhawk LITE via the AUX pins (since this board does not have a Speaker/Buzzer OUT…Continue

Fixed reference altitude with LIDAR Lite

Started Sep 7, 2015 0 Replies

Apologies if I missed an obvious discussion of this. I'd like to use LIDAR Lite to maintain a precision fixed relatively low altitude based on a reference altitude, irrespective of ground objects it…Continue

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Controlled Yaw while loitering at a Waypoint in AUTO mode

I'm trying to find a way to do a controlled slow, smooth yaw (though if it can't be smooth, I can live with it) while in auto mode hovering at a waypoint. I've tried using "wait for heading" (mav_cmd_condition_yaw) but nothing seems to happen. Am I missing something obvious? Thanks!See More
Sep 6
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Landing (Touchdown) Physical Switch to Kill Motors

Growing tired of the various protocols and techniques to assure motors shutdown on landing without bouncing, tilting, falls and other damaging disturbances, I assumed that code already exists to permit the attachment of a landing sensor (e.g. microswitch) to physically detect landing and immediately kill the motors (obviously, this would only be armed after the unit was in flight). Searching around, I'm not finding much at all on this. I had hoped code already existed to simply wire a…See More
Jan 6

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