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Snaptain A15H firmware improvement can be done? [closed]

A15H it's cool toy drone but it's programming could be a little bit improved. Anybody knows the procedure and elements needed to do such update?
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How to realize turning on/off 2812 LED strip from taranis with inav

Please tell me how to realize feature - turning on/off the RGB backlight with the slider/toggle_switch at taranis(or other remote controller) in INAV. I have 4 LED strips 2812 (matek) with 4 LEDs each....
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Wiring a 4-in-1 ESC to an Arduino Uno

I have four brushless motors that I want to control using an Arduino Nano. I was looking at getting a 4-in-1 ESC controller similar to this one on amazon. At this point in my project, I'm more ...
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DJI (Onboard/Payload) SDK experimental source

My drone frame rate is 60 FPS shooting 4K and still seems to snag and I’d like something a little smoother, I use to use DJI Assistant 2 or legal programs of course to alter and edit the behavior ...
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Help finding ESC for brushless motor

I'm very very new to hobby electronics however I have studied a bit about basic electronics in school. I have four EMAX 0802 Brushless Motors and I want to drive them with an Arduino Nano. I know that ...
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How do I attach a propeller to this motor?

As many of you already know, I am getting into RC planes. I went to my hobby shop today and bought a motor and some props, but I can't figure out how to attach a propeller to the motor. Unlike what I'...
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Drone/Quadcopter sim that allows custom building/editing of (large) quads?

For some reason, there seems to be a huge gap when it comes to medium-sized video platform drones, such as one I'm planning to build. I don't have any experience with acro flying, so while pretty much ...
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How to debug a non-working Eachine E010?

I have two Eachine E010 drones. One drone (green color) stayed outside for a night with rain. I inspected the circuit board and it shows no damage: no cut cables that I could solder, nothing corroded. ...
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Sourcing Parts for an Air:Bit Micro:Bit Drone

I am interested in the makekit air:bit drone as a first build, since I have a small 3d printer and already own 2 micro:bits. I am sourcing parts and noticed it has a custom controller board by makekit ...
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Drone with SDR for HF antenna field strength measurements, I need a Raspberry Pi based drone kit that I can just buy

I have very little time until I get to the USA to buy the material to put together a drone which I want to use to measure antenna gain patterns for HF radio. Example, a 20m band half-wavelength dipole ...
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How to keep my prop from flying off my motor?

After finally getting every piece on my plane to work, another piece decided to be a problem. Great. My problem is pretty much already summed up in the title, my prop keeps flying off my motor, and I ...
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Video being indexed on SD card, but no duration time and no actual video recorded

I am using an HS-Series Holy Stone drone. I was able to get one video recording, but every subsequent video recording indexes the recording, but no duration time, and no actual video in it even when ...
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Assemble altimeter for flights and send to ground station by RF

Hello everyone. I'm looking for electronic help to build / assemble a bariometric altimeter that sends the altitude data at the moment to a ground station (arduino or others, smartphone, T 3000 etc ......
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If AUW is 90 grams, will 4500Kv motors be better than 7500Kv?

I have a build that is 90 grams and runs great with 7600Kv motors. My question is, if everything stays the same and I put on 1204 4500Kv motors on it, would I get more flight time? More power or ...
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Why does motor not want to go above 2/3 thrust?

This is related to my past ESC troubles. See link for some flight history. I tried the recalibration as suggested by ifconfig, which sadly didn't work. But now the motor will not go above 2/3rds ...
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Is roll rate, pitch rate and yaw rate same as gyro data along y-axis, x-axis and z-axis

As per the title, I want to understand if the roll rate/pitch rate/yaw rate are same as the data obtained from mpu9250 gyro sensor along y-axis, x-axis and z-axis? If not then how to calculate roll ...
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Dji mavic air 2 “remote controller not connected” when trying to connect to aircraft

So i just updated my drone to the new firmware and when i tried to start up my drone i kept getting a message saying that the remote controller isn't connected. Both batteries are full and i tried a ...
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Eliminate effect of Vibrations on IMU

I am testing pitch orientation correction of Quadcopter and ended up in a issue. I have a test setup with one degree of freedom to test orientation correction. I have fixed the drone to the setup and ...
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What is the power draw of an average 5 inch FPV-drone?

I'm doing a project in school where I'm comparing different batteries for use with an FPV drone. To do that I need to know a how many watts the battery needs to be able to provide. I found this motor ...
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Motor will not go above half thrust. Why and how to fix?

I fixed the esc of my aircraft, but now it won't go above half thrust for whatever reason. Here is a short record of the electronics in the craft; Crashed twice, broke esc, soldered 3-pin ground ...
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DJI Mini 2 Mapping Capabilities

I planned to buy my first drone to ease my work. Recently, I found the DJI Mini 2, which I can afford to buy. I've already done some research about drone mapping. Based on my findings on the internet, ...
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Connect mavlink (on RPi) with QGroundControl

I am trying to connect Mavlink (installed on RPi) with QGroundControl via 3DR Radio Telemetry as to transmit telemetry data from RPi without dependency of Ardupilot/Px4 flightcontrollers. I want to ...
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BS 220 GPS NMEA - UBLOX using U-center

I have a quad with an omnibus f4 v3 flight controller an FS-ia6b receiver. I also have a bs 220 gps wired in correctly to the flight controller however it is outputting NMEA and this has many errors. ...
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Does the RC transmitter control power consumption?

This might be a little off topic, please be understanding. In case of an RC car toy (specifically, for children) you can control the speed of the car via the transmitter. I am wondering, if I were to ...
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Is it possible to transmit a high-resolution image over an analogue signal?

As digital video signals become more popular, there is a growing question; Why can't we just create a higher resolution analogue system? Are there actual limitations of the technology that prevent it? ...
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Which battery do I need for my drone?

I am totally new to the drone space and I recently acquired a hand-me-down drone without a battery. It has a XT60 male connector type with 4 motors (DL2205 KV=2300).
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What would a basic fixed-wing electronic setup look like?

I'm building an FT Tiny Trainer. Currently it's just a chuck glider, but now that I have tested it, I want to add electronics. At first, the plane would be a controlled glider, but then I'd probably ...
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Why is the noise in my accelerometer more pronounced than the noise in my gyro?

I have a small quadcopter equipped with the MPU6050, which has a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope. It is able to sample the acceleration at 1 kHz and the angular velocities at 8 kHz. However, I ...
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S800 Reptile Matek F411 auto launch question

I just built my first wing a S800 Reptile V2 using a Matek F411 Wing flight controller. Here is the video of the behavior: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muoECu_lvKs I just checked that my Servos are ...
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Li-ion battery will not charge on ISDT Q8 Smart Charger

The Li-ion Pack has 4 18650 lithium-ion batteries with a soldered Balancer and XT60. On my ISDT charger, the read out voltage for each battery cell is: 3.17V 3.18V 3.29V 2.93V Whenever I try to ...
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DJI F450 ESC calibration fail

everyone. I am building a DJI F450 clone. I've got everything attached except for the propellers. The Pixhawk connects to my mission planner via USB. The remote controller is paired with the drone. ...
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Is it common to break ESCs?

I'm pretty certain my ESC is broken, so I went looking for some on amazon. I found a decent one for a good price, as well as a 4 pack that was a better cost per unit. I don't really want to have extra ...
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Accessing the video feed of a cheap FPV drone

A while ago, I bought a small and cheap WIFI FPV drone to fly in the office and at home (not outside). It's very funny (It's my first drone ever) and now I would like to access the video stream ...
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What could be wrong with this plane?

The story of how it broke; I have a plane that I am/was building/fixing, and I was successfully able to make it fly...very shortly. Yes, I know that I launched it really bad and that I should've done ...
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What is this 4th row of pins on some receivers?

I was looking for a new receiver(think I fried mine) and noticed that some receivers have a 4th line of pins. I've only seen this on receivers where the connections are on the side instead of the top. ...
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Does the FS-R6B receiver work with the JJPRO EM-16 transmitter?

If I need a new receiver and can't find one that is exactly the same as the one that came with the radio, can I get one with the same amount of channels and from the same company and use it with the ...
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How to determine the minimum thrust to weight ratio for a fixed-wing aircraft?

I am considering building a fixed-wing aircraft with foam board, and I'm unsure what the necessary thrust to weight ratio is. With quads, it's easy to determine the necessary thrust. Just find a motor/...
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Fatshark Shark Byte throughput

Is the data throughput rate of the Fatshark Shark Byte system known i.e. Mbps? This will be interesting to know as it will give us an idea of where the limitations of the system are and where we may ...
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ESC power up beeps sound twice: du-du-du…du-du-du beep-beep

Just recently, my power-up beep sounds have changed. The normal sequence is just du-du-du beep-beep for ESC power, then throttle signal, right? Now I get du-du-du, pause, du-du-du (again) beep-beep. ...
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What's the difference between the Spektrum DX6 and DX6e?

Besides 90 bucks :-) Looking through the specifications, they're both DSM2/DSMX radios with more model memories than you can use, 6 channels, wireless trainer, telemetry, 7 aircraft wing mixing types ...
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What registration is required for 250g to 2kg drones in Australia?

As some of you might know already, I'm planning to get into model aviation. I've been looking at the CASA rules and trying to get my head around them. So far, I've built a FliteTest Tiny Trainer with ...
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How do I change GPS elements on the Betaflight OSD for my Acrobee Lite?

Right now I'm on Betaflight trying to change the OSD for my Acrobee Lite and it's being really weird, I can't seem to get more than three little thingies to be shown at once. Is there some sort of ...
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Flight controller or ESCs on Eachine Viswhoop not booting properly

After last flight my Eachine Viswhoop stopped booting properly and arming (link to gfycat with sound). When connecting battery to drone I can hear FC beeping but don't get second set of "beeps&...
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What size screws do I need for this motor

I am using this gimbal motor. I need to know what size screws do I need to use. I am developing egg and a frame that has 5 mm thick walls, and based on the chart I know I need to use 4m screws. I ...
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Is there an open source video processing/sensor based follow me technology?

I'm constructing a multirotor drone and want to introduce follow me feature, are there any open source solutions I can use for that purpose? Please note that I want the tracking algorithm to be ...
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Good beginner 6-ch radio with configurable controls under $80

Probably a bit early to be asking this question since I actually don't have a plane that flies yet, but this way I can keep an eye out for sales. I'm looking for a (minimum) 6-ch radio with controls ...
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Vibrating like a jelly when takeoff

I have Kotleta 20 UAVCAN ESCs. When I trying to increase throttle, motors are vibrating like a jelly. How can I configure my ESCs via development port? What are best options for non vibrated flight? ...
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30 year old water-slide decals. Are they still usable?

Not strictly a drone or model aircraft question, but I have seen multiple questions here about painting models, and this is also about the aesthetics. When clearing my deceased cousins house, I found ...
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Does anyone have a manual for this radio?

I ordered this JJRC JJPRO EM-16 2.4GHz 6CH AFHDS 2A Mode 2 RC Transmitter with Receiver Support P175 for RC Drone from banggood, and now I'm trying to figure out what the default settings are and how ...
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Can you charge 1s and 2s batteries at the same time with the tinyhawk 2 included charger?

I just got a Tinyhawk 2. It came with 2 batteries (2s and 1s) and a battery charger that you plug in to USB. I know that you can't parallel charge batteries with different cell count, but it looks ...

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