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AscTec Professional. Line. AscTec Navigator. Manual Two for the current. AscTec Trinity flight controller, and one for the predecessor AscTec Autopilot. J├╝rgen Sturm. Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots. 9 downloads/manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf. Gyroscopes (3x single. Dear Asctec I have a question about flying the Pelican in GPS mode. assets/ Downloads/Manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf ( MB).

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It was never intended to be used with the camera mount option 4. Do not worry, your camera mount option 4 is not broken, you can control it by auopilot the AscTec SDK and writing your own code. The same problem also occurred to me auyopilot flying in GPS mode and that the Pelican went crazy which resulted in some wutopilot crashes. Find line line in unedited main. In a panic, I had to then try to suddenly land the quad-rotor, which lead to a minor crash.

Go to Google Maps and go to the area of your interest Click on the lower left to select “Earth” autopilt Take a screenshot of the maps. Some of my colleagues had this problem while doing some outdoor flight tests earlier this summer.

My question is, what kind of filtering if any is being done by autopilot, to smooth out the GPS signals. Expand all Collapse all. This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. Do not use a “final waypoint” with a autopiot of 0m for landing.

You can download it here. Created by Andre Rylllast modified on Dec 19, In case you exchanged a motor controller you may need to assign the correct ID to it according to its position. In reply to this post by kjackson Hi there.

Motor Controller Update It is highly recommended to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly. Hello there, thanks a lot for the information about the unusual behavior in GPS mode. It is highly autopiolt to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly.


So far, these signals were not used by the receivers as they were still labeled experimental. Jos On 29 August Two weeks ago I broke two rotors crashlanding the Pelican to stop it from running away in a GPS mode. The window also displays further information, like your current software version of the low-level and high-level processor.

Using these services, in some situations the velocity measurements read from the GPS receiver, which are then used for the internal data fusion and position control, can be way off, which results in the vehicle shooting away. If your UAV is new, this is our default connection and you do not need to change anything. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained. GPS mode behavior Autoppilot behavior has been been observed here on multiple occasions.

Creating a Georeferenced Image Creating a georeferenced image with e. Hi, did you maybe loose GPS signal for some reason? I don’t remember exactly what caused it, but it had to do with a GPS indexing issue, and required a firmware upgrade from AscTec. This will not work.

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Open your favourite image manipulation program e. Identical behavior has been been observed here on multiple occasions. In the new “System Info” window click on “Update Information”.

This description referes to Windows and Irfan View You may choose to crop the image to remove the window menus and the Google Maps overlays. On the top left of the window there is now something like “AutoPilot LowLevel “. We will then inform you on our homepage about possibilities how to get the update. For this example we will name it “example. You can find the correct IDs on the image below. Yesterday we flew the Pelican in GPS mode, and after a few minutes of stable flight, all of a sudden it started going in xsctec direction, even when i took my hands off the RC controller.


GPS mode behavior

You find it here: I am trying to see whether the GPS connector might be loose, but it’s difficult to know since I can’t reproduce this behaviour deterministically. But one time it happened during the take-off one motor had reduced thrust. Skip to end of metadata. From what I understand, GPS location can occasionally jump s of meters.

In this case, the safety pilot can always recover by switching to height controlled or manual mode, but we understand that this behavior needs to be prevented in the first place. Always take off and land manually. Yes, this is possible. To fix this problem we have built a default firmware for the HL processor which reconfigures the GPS receiver, so that the problem is solved directly on-board the GPS unit.

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Mostly it could be fixed by switching back to “normal” mode and control the UAS manually. In the event of unexpected behavior you can always awctec the RC to take over control. Search everywhere only in this topic.

In reply to this post by kjackson. The helicopter would go on height control asvtec then, which would explain the behavior. You can now load the image into the AutoPilot Control software. Best, Jos On 26 August Free forum by Nabble. Go back to Google Maps and click on the locations where the corners of your cropped image are.