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Twitchy, jittery servos in STABILIZE mode while on the ground

Started this discussion. Last reply by Crazy Crow Apr 14, 2015. 1 Reply

Greetings,Last night while I took our flying wing out and had something odd occur.  After powering up and not even touching the plane the elevons began to jitter and move randomly.  The problem went…Continue

 

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Crazy Crow replied to Marc Edgar's discussion Twitchy, jittery servos in STABILIZE mode while on the ground
"I have a simillar thing happen on my bixler when I power up in stabilize. It won't respond to stick input untill the elevator servo twitched a couple of times  (but this looks more like a boot sequence). Then it goes full throttle…"
Apr 14, 2015
Marc Edgar commented on Kensho Miyoshi's blog post Balloon 2 Blimp
"Kenosho, Thank you for sharing.  The gondola design is great.  The simplicity of the electronics is very nice. It looks like a great piece of art.  Thanks for taking the time to write.  Please post again we would love to see more…"
Dec 28, 2013
Marc Edgar replied to Billy Smith's discussion Motor Stutter
"Hi Billy, Thanks for the reply.  Sorry for resurrecting an old thread.  So changing brand of ESC fixed the problem?  Were both running the same version of SimonK?  If so, wonder what the root cause of the problem was? Was the…"
Dec 22, 2013
Marc Edgar replied to Billy Smith's discussion Motor Stutter
"Hi Billy, It sounds like you are running a good setup.  Did you figure out what the problem was?  Were you able to get he 15 inch props to work?  Marc"
Dec 12, 2013
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Twitchy, jittery servos in STABILIZE mode while on the ground

Greetings,Last night while I took our flying wing out and had something odd occur.  After powering up and not even touching the plane the elevons began to jitter and move randomly.  The problem went away when I switched APM to FBWA and then back to STABILIZE.  Any thoughts of why this might occur?Here were the steps I went through:1) Set plane on level ground2) Apply power for APM and receiver on then turn on servo and motor power.  I have separate batteries.3) Servos twitch in a random…See More
Nov 2, 2013
Marc Edgar replied to Manfred Dickgiesser's discussion 3DR RadioTelemetry Kit-915 Mhz driver
"The drivers have been updated  the current direct link is: http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/CDM/CDM%202.08.30%20WHQL%20Certified.zip The download page is here: http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm"
Oct 3, 2013

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