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Remap not yet existing uart

I have a flight controller that has one uart to little. So i tried to remap SERIAL_TX 5 (That doesn't exitst on the FC) to pin A09, that previously had SERIAL_TX 1, but that doesn't seem to work. I ...
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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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Betaflight Camera Angle

What does the camera angle setting in betaflight effect? Does it affect roles in acro? Does it affect angle mode? I feel like it's just a setting that does not affect my life. Am I wrong?
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How can I become a contributor developer for the Betaflight project? [closed]

I am a mobile developer for the Android platform and recently found I highly growing passion for self-built drones. I have also noticed the community around this hobby is very collaborative and it ...
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Why do the motors on my drone keep spinning up and max out when I run up the throttle on my radio on the bench?

When I test my drone for the first time and I run the throttle up form my remote with the props off the motors keep spinning even when I bring my throttle back down. Will my quad flip out if I put the ...
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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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Why was 32kHz gyro sampling removed from Betaflight?

For a while, the BetaFlight multirotor firmware supported 32kHz gyroscope polling, but now that feature has been dropped in favor of 8kHz being the highest polling rate. Does anyone know why this was ...
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Are there any alternatives to BetaFlight? [closed]

I wonder if there are any alternatives to BetaFlight. If there are any alternatives, what are their advantages and disadvantages?
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Tuning with notchy motors on Betaflight

I'm having trouble tuning a custom 3-inch build on Betaflight. I can't get general vibrations to go away. I'm using RC in Power 1506 4100KV motors on 4S. These are very notchy motors. I've been ...
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What is the proper method of tuning PID filters for recent BetaFlight (4.x) on micro-sUAS WITHOUT Blackbox?

I've included my specific platform below, but this question should be applicable to other platforms just as well. Board: Matek F411 Platform: BetaFPV Beta65 Pro 1S (65mm m2m) I know there are ...
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