AscTec Professional. Line. AscTec Navigator. Manual Two for the current. AscTec Trinity flight controller, and one for the predecessor AscTec Autopilot. J├╝rgen Sturm. Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots. 9 downloads/manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf. Gyroscopes (3x single. Dear Asctec I have a question about flying the Pelican in GPS mode. assets/ Downloads/Manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf ( MB).

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Open your favourite image manipulation program e. We will then inform you on our homepage about possibilities how to get the update. This will not work. Two autopilto ago I broke two rotors crashlanding the Pelican to stop it from running away in a GPS mode.

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In the new “System Info” window click on “Update Information”. Skip to end of metadata. You find it here: Free forum by Nabble. In a panic, I had to then try to suddenly land the quad-rotor, which lead to a minor crash. Find line line in unedited main. Saturday, August 27, My question is, what kind of filtering if any is being done by autopilot, to smooth out the GPS signals.

However, after analyzing the problem further we found out that the u-blox GPS receivers used on the AscTec Hummingbird and AscTec Pelican can get in trouble when using SBAS services, which have been cleared for aytopilot operation earlier this year. Some of my colleagues had this problem while doing some outdoor flight tests earlier this summer.

The window also displays further manua, like your current software version of the autlpilot and high-level processor. You can find the correct IDs on the image below. Aectec same problem also occurred to me when flying in GPS mode and that the Pelican went crazy which resulted in some minor crashes. Yes, this is possible. Creating a Georeferenced Image Creating a georeferenced image with e.


For this example we will name it “example. If your UAV is new, this is our default connection and you do not need to change anything. Hello there, thanks a lot for the information about the unusual behavior in GPS mode.

Open your favourite text editor and insert the following: Go back to Google Maps and click on the locations where the corners of your cropped image are. Using these services, g10 some situations the velocity measurements read from the GPS receiver, which are then used for the internal data fusion and position control, can be way off, which results in the autopilo shooting away.

Does Pelican autopilot do any kind of flitering to mitigate this problem? You should now see all the status information of the UAV In the “Packets” field you may select to receive more info packets e. You can download it here. Search everywhere only in this topic.

In this case, nanual safety pilot can always recover by switching to height controlled or manual mode, but we understand that this behavior needs to be prevented in the first place.

Do not worry, your camera mount option 4 is not broken, you can control it by using the AscTec SDK and writing your own code. GPS mode behavior Identical behavior has been been observed here on multiple occasions.

In the event of unexpected behavior you can always use the RC to take over control. So far, these signals were not used by the receivers as they were still labeled experimental. Expand all Collapse all. In mnaual you exchanged a motor controller you may need to assign the correct ID to it according to its position. Identical behavior has been been observed here on multiple occasions.


In reply to this post by kjackson. Google Maps is quite easy.

GPS mode behavior

Go to Google Maps and go to the area of your interest Click on the lower left to select “Earth” mode Take a screenshot of the maps. Always take off and land manually.

Now you need to georeference the image, therefore, we need the GPS position of the upper left corner and the lower right corner of the image. In reply to this post by kjackson Hi there. Mxnual Controller Update It is highly recommended to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly.

But one time it happened during the take-off one motor had reduced thrust.


From what I understand, GPS location can occasionally jump s of zsctec. Hi, did you maybe loose GPS signal for some reason? I am trying to see whether the GPS connector might be loose, but it’s difficult to know since I can’t reproduce this behaviour deterministically. Connect your flight system as described above and click on “System Info” in the menu bar.

The number is the serial number you were looking for. I don’t remember exactly what caused it, but it had to do with a GPS indexing issue, and required a firmware upgrade from AscTec. Do not use a “final waypoint” with a height of 0m for landing. In the upper left appears a box with information of the vicinity where you clicked and the GPS coordinates e.