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Old Sep 20, 2011, 12:34 AM
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Acc only - no gyro

Hi all, is it possible to fly a tricopter using a accelerometer only , no gyro.
I have just got my tricopter flying nicely in stable mode. I am using the aeroquad minishield with arduino pro mini and the 6dof board which contains the adxl345 acc and itg3200 gyro.
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 12:37 AM
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Short answer: no
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 12:37 AM
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Hi all, is it possible to fly a tricopter using a accelerometer only , no gyro.
I have just got my tricopter flying nicely in stable mode. I am using the aeroquad minishield with arduino pro mini and the 6dof board which contains the adxl345 acc and itg3200 gyro.
ups - i would not do that.
you risk your quad.
yes, when using a gyro only - so the opposit what you like to do.
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Old Sep 20, 2011, 07:13 PM
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Ok, it was just a thought because I have a couple of spare arduinos and accelerometers.
Thanks
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