After a massive crash from about 50ft up I have now what I can only think is a yaw issue. On take off the quad just continually spins out of control.I have tried everything, including:1) Replacing…Continue
Hi Everyone. Recently got into ArduCopters, and have a standard 3DR frame with the 850 motors, APM1 etc. Radio I use is a Spektrum DX8. Being a total noob, I have been the cause of a number of…Continue
"Well I knew it was going to be something simple (always is)... I had the CW and CCW directions wrong. Not sure how I did this, but your post Andre, made me check the manual again, and lo and behold it was wrong.
Not sure how many hours I have burnt…"
"I'm using a Spektrum DX8, and yes swapped out the entire radio, receiver, telemetry and smaller receiver unit with another exactly the same. Obviously his radio and bit's work fine on his quad.
I have also backed up his radio settings and…"
"Could it be that you have the Yaw trim off center on your TX? (This is a common problem seen at local hobby shops)
I am not sure what Mode you operate in but could the TX have changed modes or otherwise gotten crossed up? You mention changing radio…"
After a massive crash from about 50ft up I have now what I can only think is a yaw issue. On take off the quad just continually spins out of control.I have tried everything, including:1) Replacing all motors2) All new props3) Swapped out the ESC's one at a time with a good one4) Replaced the power distribution board5) Tried different APM's (I have a old APM1.x and a APM2.56) Used different GPS units7) Reset the radio and APM's to defaults and then reconfigured.8) Eliminated all the radio…See More
"Well bumping a old thread of mine as I still seem to be struggling with the quad dying on me and crashing. I am now running a APM 2.5 version 2.9.1b
Been playing around with Auto flight modes over the last few weeks, and I have had mixed…"
"I'd say it's unlikely. Phone towers are relatively low power and spread across a band.
If it was a TV, FM or AM broadcast transmitter, then I'd say yes. I've had my GPS clobbered when within about 500m of a TV tower."
"So for the benefit of others, Tony and I live about a mile apart.
We were pondering a few minutes ago about where he was flying. It's a farmer's field but the corner where Tony was has a cell tower not that far from it. Maybe 100m…"