Questions tagged [flight-controller]

The electronic component responsible for controlling a drone or model aircraft based on inputs from the receiver and outside forces acting upon the drone or model aircraft.

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Control a servo through the flight controller PPM output and a ppm to pwm card

I have a quadcopter on which I want to connect a servo, I bought a ppm to multiple PWM converter to connect on the flight controller PPM output, but I don't find how to tell betaflight to control the ...
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Can I use a quadcopter AIO FC (or stack) to control a micro helicopter via Arducopter or iNAV?

I have found a lot of resources on building your own quadcopter(drone)...but none on micro helicopters. The only helicopter resources I have found were large model helicopters. However I want to ...
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DSM from Spektrum Reciever

I am working with a Pixhawk 4 and a Spektrum AR620 receiver. The receiver has a 3x7 grid of pins labelled (-, +, S), and (Batt, 1-6). The reciever says it is a DSM2/DSMX receiver, and I want to ...
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Powering the PixHawk with USB on the "Power” port

I was wondering if it is possible to power a pixhawk with an USB cable (power from a powerbank) via its "Power" port. Something like a DF13 to USB cable, maybe with a DIY cable. I just need ...
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I am looking for a board like the Multiwii Crius SE. It is currently discontinued and I really need an alternative that supports Multiwii firmware

Here is a link to Multiwii and it's site --> http://www.multiwii.com/ Multiwii was really popular around 2011 to 2015. Ever since, their best board, the Crius SE, has been discontinued. I am really ...
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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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What is the frame system defined for Orientations comptutation using Quaternions [Madgwick filter/ Mahony filter]?

I am working with MPU9250 and I have implemented attitude & heading reference system based on Madgwick/Mahony filter. I capture the raw data [accel, gyro, mag] and pass to the Madgwick filter in ...
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What are the steps to connect the Pixhawk to Auvidea J120 board using a telemetry cable?

I'm looking to get a connection between my Pixhawk and Onboard GPU using telemetry. However, it doesn't seem to be connecting for some reason. I followed the instructions given on this page - https://...
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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 ...