SmartPropoPlus Cable for Spektrum trainer socket - SmartPropoPlus. The socket usually resides at the rear of the R/C Transmitter.
UAV tutorials and Guides - Unmanned Tech Drone, Ardupilot, UAV supplies. Intro to FPV Racing and Mini Quadcopters - Dronethusiast. By Mark Cocquio Hi, my name’s Mark, aka Strepto.
I live in Brisbane, Australia, a big country town with delusions of grandeur. How to build your own Quadcopter AutoPilot / Flight Controller. P, I (and D) gains in a nutshell. A lot of people say a lot of things about setting P and I gains for multicopters.
While a lot is true for some cases, it seems a lot of people do not really understand how these gains work to keep you plane or multicopter in the air. There are whole books dedicated to control theory that go into a lot of detail on PID or PI control loops and these gains, for the theoretical (poles, imaginary numbers...) to the practical, but my goal here is to keep it simple and applied to multicopters. So, for the sake of explanation, we'll assume that the only objective of the control loop (the logic that uses the P and I gains) is to keep the multicopter level (centered sticks).
Quadcopter PID Explained and Tuning. Many Multicopter, Quadcopter software (such as KK2.0, Multiwii, etc) allow users to change PID configuration values to adjust the performance of their quadcopters.
In this post i will try to explain briefly what is PID, how does it affect the stability of the quadcopter (or multicopter), and how to tune the PID for your quadcopter. Be prepared, this article is a bit more “academic” than mine other PID explained post, so do check it out also! Apart from PID, Rates and expo also affects your flight performance and control. PID (proportional-integral-derivative) is a closed-loop control system that try to get the actual result closer to the desired result by adjusting the input. HobbyKing Forums - How-to: Using your transmitter for simulator use - Page 1. While this was written for the Tunigy 9X most steps should apply to other transmitters.
Note that the cable required may vary on other brands. What you need A 3.5mm minijack cable (male-male)PPJoy (free)SmartPropoPlus (free)A computer with a line-in or microphone socket.A simulator, ie FMS or HeliSimRC Initial setupTurn your transmitter off and connect a minijack cable from its trainerport at the back to either the line-in or microphone inputs of your computer's soundcard. 9X) Er9x - model situations and mixs step by step - RC hobby by RiMr. Tuesday, 12.
April 2011 00:00 Autor: RiMr After the basic check of Er9x funkcionality it´s time to show, how you can set your models by yourself. Step by step, from the easiestest ones to more difficult. Let´s despise with programming "fastfood", which the higher class transmitters offer, where we can choose the type of the wing, differentiation, the type of tail surfaces, flight modes etc. Crius All In One Pro GPS Howto – Updated for MW2.2 : FPV Central. Crius All In One Pro GPS Howto – Updated for MW2.2 : FPV Central. ArduCopter by Sandeep Jadoonanan on Prezi. Common-Camera Control and Auto Missions in Mission Planner. This article describes ArduPilot’s camera and gimbal commands, and explains how these can be used in Mission Planner to define camera survey missions.
The instructions assume that the camera shutter/gimbal have already been connected and configured. Planning a camera mission is almost exactly the same as planning any other mission with waypoints and events. The only difference is that in a camera mission you specify commands to trigger the camera shutter at waypoints or at regular intervals as the vehicle moves. If the camera is mounted on a gimbal, you can also set the gimbal orientation, or make it track a particular point of interest.
For simple missions you can manually specify the required waypoints and camera commands. This article explains the available camera and gimbal commands. Camera commands. Brushless DC (BLDC) motor with Arduino – Part 2. Circuit and Software. Const int buttonPin = 8; const int ledPin = 7; const int potPin = 0; const int potPinFlash = 1; const int motorPin1 =9; const int motorPin2 =10; const int motorPin3 =11; const int flashPin =12;
Building UP an ArduCopter! : 3D Printed Gimbal. I looked at the different gimbals available for sale, but I wasn't really satisfied with the quality to price ratio of them.
Furthermore, most of the gimbals were made out of very thin fiberglass and seemed like they would vibrate a lot. The new KK2 FC, info and Q&A in first post. Read it before asking a question. NEW FIRMWARE: FW V1.1 here.
(Do not use, but read page for information about the FW.) HK KK2.0 Control Board Set Up - RC Groups. Question HK KK2.0 Control Board Set Up Hi, I have built a HK X525 Quadcopter, and I am using the KK2.0 Control Board. The Quad Copter Guy: Choosing Your Parts. Multirotor becoming very popular nowadays. It's real fun and pleasure to see them flying, however making them at home from scratch is tough job. If you are thinking to make one then this tutorial might help you. You don't need to ask someone or search over forums or blogs to troubleshoot your issue. Here i am trying to put everything together for you. It comes from my personal experience and time i spent searching over google so it might help you to build your multirotor without any hassle.
PURPOSEBefore you start buying parts you should have rough idea, for what purpose you want to make your multirotor? TYPE, SIZE & WEIGHT OF MULTIROTORThere are many types of multirotor people make nowadays. MegaPirate/Arducopter Setup. What is MegaPirate ? Program on the flight controller: MegaPirate = Arducopter Software on PC: MegaPirate = Arducopter Hardware: MegaPirate = MultiWii Mega How to upload the flight controller program to MultiWii Mega board ? By using Arduino on PC/Mac.
Building UP an ArduCopter! Hobbyking KK2.1.5 Multi-rotor LCD Flight Control Board With 6050MPU And Atmel 644PA.