Shawn McCracken
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GPS not updating position beyond initial fix until armed

Started Jul 3, 2015 0 Replies

So I have noticed that my gps position is not updating in mission planner beyond the time of when I initially plug in the copter and it gets a fix, regardless of the position of the safety switch. I…Continue

Sony A5100 with MobileXcopter Pixhawk simple multi-shutter relay trigger works but not with CAM_TRIGG_DIST set to 1

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn McCracken Jul 2, 2015. 1 Reply

I have a Sony A5100 connected to my Pixhawk (V3.2.1) using the …Continue

Sony RX100iii as aerial mapping camera

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrey Karavanov Mar 7, 2017. 69 Replies

I am looking for feedback on using the Sony RX100iii as an aerial mapping camera. Currently we use the Canon SX260 with occasional blurred shots and lower-res/quality than we would like. The RX100iii…Continue

Waypoint table in Mission Planner displays wrong

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Dec 23, 2014. 4 Replies

I recently upgraded my field computer to an ASUS TM100 with Windows 8. My problem is that the waypoint table columns are compressed and I can't seem to figure out how to expand them so I can see…Continue


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Batrachiologist/Canopy researcher
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multi-rotor remote-sensing and photo mapping

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Drones for ecology and conservation over Ecuador’s Pacific Equatorial Forest

Posted on February 9, 2015 at 9:37am 0 Comments

First images from the sky of the Bamboo House and new research facility at the Jama-Coaque Ecological Reserve.

The Pacific Equatorial Forest at 0° latitude in costal Ecuador encompass a diversity of forest types within close proximity to each other, including tropical rainforest, moist evergreen…


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