Rajat Tripathi: hi, iam making f450 with apm 2.6 i want to know that other than the gps wire in the apm flight controller which wires i have to connect for flight modes such as RTL or altitude hold to the recivers other channels and apm board plz guide me as iam a beginner.. Thank u your reply will be appreciated.......
meow kitty: can u plze help me.. I have a 250mm quadcopter and the apm 2.8 fc.. and when I try to take of it wobbles like crazy. I tried the roll setting from lowest point to highest and no luck. any ideas?
Emzo Abzhandadze: hi, i have problem, don't work pitch, roll and yaw can you help me? give me any solution for this problem?
gordon bennett: hello sir:I`m now building a large plane with apm 2.6 and a turnigy 9 radio. could you plase let me download your suggested setting para. for a apm. I did get a apm to work for a blimp. you have some bixler settings on your google docs files but I`m not sure which ones to done load. please if you would make some suggestions. I got my qrx 350 pro apm version to work.
alej cis: all red wires of the ESC must be disconnected?
David Garcia: Hello, my drone engines u10 esc t-80A engine and prop 27x8,8 I want to connect batteries in parallel 21000mah 6s. as I can feed the pixhawk and engines? atopilot 90A? atopilot 180A? please at...
Sultan ilyas Ali: i m new to rc. please help me... i did calibration on apm2.6 but it is not getting arm..
Saeed Al-Amri: hi Sir . can you please help me with this one :
gordon bennett: did I load the correct one from old file because I lost everything I did till date.
gordon bennett: forgot my e-mail is email@example.com thank you very much. PEACE
gordon bennett: i`m building a qrx 350 pro using a apm2.6 arducopter,3dr gps ,3dr telemetry , and a walkera devo 7f radio . any suggestion. I watched your Complete guide to APM2.5 Ardupilot v3.0.1 setup for F450 Quadcopter Flamewheel or F550 Hexacopter I down loaded your doc file v3.01 new from old files and loaded them. I need to be able to use a camera gimbal which is a walkera 2d brushless gimbal , and suggestions. I been trying for months. I`m also building a blimp with apm 2.6 arducopter , 3dr gps , 3dr telemetry , and 2 cameras , one wifi ,one 5.8 . I only need the apm as a fail safe incase of a fly away. I need to be able to arm the2.6 with and without motors.the motorless one I need to use the geofencing ablity ,in case the teather line gets cut and flys away. I need to connect a servo with a razor to put a cut into the blimp to slowly deflate for safty when the geofence is activate.. any thing you can tell me will help me greatly .
John Bailey: Used your PID's from your Google Drive page on my APM2.6 Hex. Bravo Zulo, it stayed withing 1/3 meter. Bravo Zulo, sir.
Tawanda Harrington: Could anyone please explain why only 2 of 4 of my quad copter motors turn? Is it because of my ESCs (emax simon series) Or possible due to power distribution? Please assist me as I have been stuck on this issue for months spending far too much money. Please give advise. Thank You
Gary O'Hare: i nead help with my cheerson cx 20 its not stable ,bin on mission planner.but:(( have you got a facebook?so i can contact. you thanks gary.
V Patankar: Hi Peter,
I am using APM 2.8 can you please when possible answer some the questions listed below. I know you are busy, but you are also very knowledgeable. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
1. When possible please create a APM 2.8 parameter file (with modified values) that can be loaded into Mission Planner as you have done for APM 2.5 2. How do I configure an external LED connector to reflect the APM binding LED status (blinking or not blinking) - as you did it in the APM 2.5 setup video 3. I want to attach a 12v LED to the quad body, and use it as landing light. But I want to be able to turn it on and off using a programmed switch on Devo-7. So it is not on all the time, specially when flying during the day time. 4. APM 2.8 firmware 3.2.1 does not allow CLI option in the Mission Planner. So how do I caliber the compass-offset information in CLI (as shown in your earlier APM 2.5 video) and run the motor test when putting the quad 450 together
Thank you in advance.
Gary O'Hare: question have you ever lost your quad? just a thought
V Patankar: Hi Peter,
I would appreciate if you point me in the right direction.
Using APM 2.8 - not arming and bad compass health error
Current setup APM 2.8, JP1 jumper (used) as I have not connected the PM module to APM External GPS connected to APM Receiver connected with the correct cabling The receive is binded to the RC
What worked: Using MPlanner - I was able to calibrate accelerometer and RController (moving the sticks for calibration
What does not work Arming the RController GPS connection
I tried to reset the APM by pressing the reset button, the red and the purple light soon start blinking, and then the red continues to blink slowly
When in MP I enabled the Monitor and after connecting the APM (pressed the connect) tab on the top right hand screen - I see gibberish characters scrolling on thes screen
MP will only allow me to use the Wizard option to run the setup.
I had all the switches on the RC set to back position (as you explained in this video) I turn the throttle stick to bottom right and hold it for 5 sec (in order to get it to arm)
Any idea what is going on, what I am doing wrong and how I can fix it.
Your feedback would be greatly appreciated.
V Patankar: Hi Peter,
Thank you for the videos they are good value.
I am a newbie and just ordered the 450 frame and APM 2.8 with T-Motors 2213.
Are you planning to post any setup videos on APM 2.8.
Would it be possible to send you some basic questions via email?
elie eid: thank you. did you try to install Sharp IR Distance Sensor on the APM2.6 and if you know the best way to make the arduino talks to the arducopter apm2.6
ola sbihat: Hallo I want to add a new firmware in APM Ardupilot. "the Gimball" how can I change the Arducopter code thus I have a Gimball firmware I have 2 motors and 2 controlling surfaces
Complete guide to APM2.5 Ardupilot v3.0.1 setup for F450 Quadcopter Flamewheel or F550 Hexacopter5
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