APM 2.5 ready to flight again.

Long time ago when I got APM2.5. I found it behavior is wired. Sometime the horizontal line is spin. First I think it came from some of my quad component or firmware. So I leave it on a table. Last month. I decided to take a look and find a way to fix this. I…

MinimOSD v1.1 with “Update CharSet” patch.

The difference between V0.1 and V1.1 is¬†¬†voltage regulator to deal with excessive heating issues. Nothing else different. If you are using MinimOSD with APM. You may found annoy message shown on FPV as “Update CharSet.”. This can hide by press reset button on MinimOSD. Or another way is hardcode and remove this charset upgrade process…

DJI F450 with APM 2.5 and Arducopter 2.7.3

I decided to change frame from F330 to F450 due to space for put equipment. The default PID value is not suitable for this frame. But not much change. I also put external BEC (Castle Creation 10A). I always use this not because the speed is opto type. But it’ll make your overall system stable.…

MinimOSD with APM2.5

Yesterday I just finished connect APM2.5 with MinimOSD v0.1. You don’t need to solder extra UART0 pin on the edge of APM2.5. Just use the telemetry cable come with APM. *Becareful* to check voltage/ground pin before plug it. Please also check your MinimOSD firmware. You have to use most current firmware with MAV1.0 support. Download…

Arducopter APM2.5 with DJI F330

Just finished put all component. Default parameter look quite ok. But need a few adjust and she will fly great!. Tomorrow will do more fine tune and will share parameter soon. Update 1: Bad luck. Seem like one of my motor gone. I need replacement before continue testing. I’m tesing it with DJI Naza too.…

APM 2.5 – ArduPilot Mega 2.5

Unlucky that I’ve broke my APM2.0. I’m not care enough when put OSD module. It short circuit the main board. But my local dealer announce that they have new APM 2.5. The ArduPilot Mega 2.5 is a complete open source autopilot system. It allows the user to turn any fixed, rotary wing or multirotor vehicle…