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'uBlox 6M GPS Module V2' and APM 2.5.2.....WTF!!!

Started by mark. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

Does anyone know wtf is up with this 'uBlox 6M GPS Module V2' that i just got from RTFquads? I just set this board up and i am trying to get this all going but for some reason it isn't being seen by…Continue

what frsky receiver for pixhawk?

Started by Hugues. Last reply by Martin Gornitzka 14 hours ago. 33 Replies

Hi,I am building a quad with a pixhawk fc. Pixhawk does not support normal PWM receiver inputs. Therefore I need to get a PPMsum compatible FrSky receiver.The last X8R frsky receiver does not support…Continue

Pixhawk external LED?

Started by Hugues. Last reply by Randy yesterday. 8 Replies

Hi,Anyone succeeded to install external LEDs on Pixhawk?On APM we could configure the param Led_mode to a binary value representing which actions turn LEDs on A5 and A6.Is there an equivalent feature…Continue

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Comment by António Cabral on April 10, 2014 at 4:27pm

@dr0n3droid My problems started here: http://tinyurl.com/pj3yp3g
Now I think that I should have kept those clones and just transplant the voltage regulator from the old (original) PM to the new clone. Now I have none. I've sent the clones back and have refunded.
You just can't know if it's genuine or fake until it's in our hands, cuz those stores for sure don't say it's not the real thing. And the shipping costs for tiny things, gosh!
I think I'll stay here for today!
Thanks again dr0n3droid!

Comment by dr0n3droid on April 10, 2014 at 4:10pm
@António
I keep that CC BEC around for situations like this. There is no I&V monitor, but but I can still fly.
Comment by dr0n3droid on April 10, 2014 at 4:05pm
@António I feel your pain.
I busted another PM yesterday in a rover crash. That's two now. If I break 3 more it might be worthwhile to fix them. I found the part I need.

http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/PTH08080WAH/296-20432-ND/7...

$6.77 seems reasonable, but $48 for shipping? Something is wrong with the system.
Comment by António Cabral on April 10, 2014 at 3:41pm

@dr0n3droid Thanks again.
I'm starting to consider this option, attopilot+voltage regulator, for I'm frustrated in trying to buy a PM in europe, instead of trying to go for the higher voltage LiPos. It's the third attempt in buying one PM, and 2 were clones without the voltage regulator, and another went missing in the mail. Most of the best stores in here have it out of stock. I dunno why.

I'm feeling I'm being forced to buy it directly from 3DR, or try this new/old approach. In the while it's been week that my hexa is grounded. :-(

Cheers

Comment by dr0n3droid on April 10, 2014 at 3:32pm
This is what I used before 3DR started making the PM.

http://m.ebay.com/itm/121306216091

Check your LHS.

Mike
Comment by António Cabral on April 10, 2014 at 3:13pm

@dr0n3droid Thank you for the speedy response.
Would you be kind to show me/us a link to one of those kind of regulators? Just as as an example. Perhaps it might be simpler to get one than I though.

Thank you again in advance.

Comment by dr0n3droid on April 10, 2014 at 2:54pm
@António

Attopilot is for measurement only. What's missing is a voltage regulator to give you +5v for APM.
Comment by António Cabral on April 10, 2014 at 2:35pm

Can a Attopilot fully substitute a power module in giving power to an APM 2.5 and sending voltage and current readings to be sent by the telemetry? If not, what part is missing to make it complete? THanks

Comment by Rafael Ortega Muñoz on April 10, 2014 at 3:16am

Surely had some stored waypoints and pulsastes the auto mode or you accidentally put the throttle and reverse mode

Comment by mohamed elgreatly on March 27, 2014 at 8:47am

please any one help me...  i have arducopter 2.6 and motors 919 rpm 4s and i use battery 6s 4200 mah ....And I cant use joystic on mission planner and i have telemetry 915 Mhz (TX,RX) ......any one can help me in solve this problem?????

 
 
 

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