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Problems with DJI E600 ESC / Motors not starting together with PixHawk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glenn fevreau Sep 30, 2016. 8 Replies

I have a new Hex platform I just built and this is the first time I've used the PixHawk.I'm using the DJI E600 ESCs and Motors.When I arm and slightly increase throttle, not all the motors are…Continue

Tags: Calibration, ESC, E600, DJI, PixHawk

(SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aussie in AZ May 31, 2015. 14 Replies

I really wasn't sure which section to post this in, so if this is the wrong section I'll apologize now and please point me in the right direction.I've been reading through the every section of every…Continue

Tags: Pitch, Gimbal, G-2D, Walkera, Pixhawk

 

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Glenn fevreau replied to Simon Walker's discussion Problems with DJI E600 ESC / Motors not starting together with PixHawk
"I have been and are still having the same problem. I'm running dji e800 on pixhawk px4 with my motors stopping also. I am running apm planner on a Mac and I can't find the paramaters you suggested to change. MOT-SPIN-ARED. I only have…"
Sep 30, 2016
Chris B replied to Simon Walker's discussion Problems with DJI E600 ESC / Motors not starting together with PixHawk
"Can anyone share their starting PID values for the E800 kit with an extended Tarot 680pro? "
Jun 19, 2015
Aussie in AZ replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Nic, Try using the RS knob on the right side if your Taranis.  I find it easy to use my index finger to adjust the cam while still keeping my thumb on the stick and also seems more intuitive that when moving the slider up, the camera goes up…"
May 31, 2015
Niccolo' Bandinelli replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Hi Simon,good news, I've tested the gimball with an automatic mission with a DO_SET_ROI command and I found out that the copter could pilot the gimball's pitch (as you can see in the dropbox linked video ->…"
May 30, 2015
Simon Walker replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Try everything Aussie said, but it also sounds like your channel is not bound properly. Are you 100% sure you have your channel coming through the radio? When you go into calibrate your radio in mission planner are you correctly seeing the channel…"
May 24, 2015
Niccolo' Bandinelli replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"I can't adjust the V1 screw if my pixhawk is power on and the pit cable is connected! If I disconnect the pit cable the V1 screw work. Is it the same for you? Thank you Niccolò"
May 24, 2015
Aussie in AZ replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"I had a play with mine this morning to see if I could figure out what is going on.  I think I might have an answer for you. Here is how you set up the Walkera Gimbal. Follow Simon's settings screen shot in Mission Planner for gimbal…"
May 23, 2015
Niccolo' Bandinelli replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Thank you to everything for the answers! I've spent lot of hours trying to let the gimball work but I've lost my time, it's like the radio signal not arrive to the gimball, the gimball is correctly linked to the pixhawk because if i…"
May 23, 2015
Simon Walker replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Aussie described it perfectly. Another thing that caused me problems was that I had the Gimbal powered from its own power source and then only a single signal wire from the PixHawk to the Gimbal controller.  This caused issues and once I also…"
May 7, 2015
Aussie in AZ replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Niccolo, I had the same problem you are describing.   Make sure the cable is plugged into the PIT on the Walkera gimbal. Make sure the settings are the same as what Simon has on his tutorial (except maybe the TX channel, mine was…"
May 7, 2015
Niccolo' Bandinelli replied to Simon Walker's discussion (SOLVED) Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Hi Simon,  I've made exactly what you said in your very good wiki but by tilt is not working, I could see a little tilt movement if i put connector in PIT gimbal input and I change the range of servo pwm output on mission planner. Do you…"
May 6, 2015
Simon Walker replied to Simon Walker's discussion Problems with DJI E600 ESC / Motors not starting together with PixHawk
"Slightly different to my values, but the same idea. When I get time, I want to try different settings. See: http://charlottefpv.com/topic/problems-with-dji-e600-esc-motors-not-starting-together-with-pixhawk/ ;"
Apr 10, 2015
Justin Peeples replied to Simon Walker's discussion Problems with DJI E600 ESC / Motors not starting together with PixHawk
"Had this "Issue" also. This caused wobbly take offs and sometimes flip overs on takeoff. I fixed this changing the following params: MOT_SPIN_ARMED and THR_MIN. I found these when I realized my props did not spin up when I armed the…"
Apr 9, 2015
Simon Walker replied to Simon Walker's discussion Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Glad it helped :)"
Apr 3, 2015
Aussie in AZ replied to Simon Walker's discussion Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Cheers mate.   I set the servo limits to what you have and messed with the V1 and V2 knobs on the gimbal. All is good now.  From straight ahead I have about 75 degrees of movement up and about the same down down using the RS knob on the…"
Mar 31, 2015
Simon Walker replied to Simon Walker's discussion Can't Get Walkera G-2D Gimbal to work with Pixhawk
"Hmmm. Not sure. Have you altered the Servo Limits? I have mine set to:   Min: 1200   Max: 1780 My controller cable to attached to Channel 9 and the input from the receiver is Channel 8 After this, It seemed to work. I did manually set the…"
Mar 31, 2015

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