Questions tagged [betaflight]

Use in reference to the open-source multirotor and fixed-wing flight controller firmware maintained by the community.

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How can I configure a servo in Betaflight?

I’m looking to make a drone capable of deploying a parachute, so I need a servo release mechanism. How can I configure a servo and map it to a switch in Betaflight? Thanks.
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What process should I use to ensure my motors are spinning the correct direction when using Betaflight

I heard that a lot of problems occur due to one or more motors spinning the wrong direction. What process should I take to ensure that all my motors are spinning the correct direction if I'm using ...
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How to measure the RPM of a drone motor using Betaflight?

I am interested in finding out the RPM of the motors on my drone with certain amounts of load and without load. Is there some way to measure the RPM of a drone motor using BetaFlight? If not, is there ...
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Generate a fixed-length pulse on a pin with Betaflight

I have a small camcoder module with a very simple interface: it has a 3.3V trigger pin controlled by an active LOW pulse which is used to start and stop the recording. The pulse has to be in the range ...
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