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Old Jun 07, 2011, 05:05 PM
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just did some parameter tuning on my big Y6, and it was bombing around the sky great! very nimble and stable too.


I will post some settings and a video tomorrow hopefully

cheers

Josh
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Old Jun 07, 2011, 05:15 PM
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Just watch the others try and follow.
Yeah, but Josh broke his landing gear. Can I NOT follow that?
Old Jun 07, 2011, 05:20 PM
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Yeah, but Josh broke his landing gear. Can I NOT follow that?
hehe, I broke mine so you dont have to
Old Jun 07, 2011, 05:23 PM
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... very nimble and stable too...
I will post some settings and a video tomorrow hopefully
You'd better, we all like nimble and stable

Cheers,

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Old Jun 08, 2011, 04:43 PM
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doing some parameter testing, the parameters used after this video were shot were better but my camera lady was a bit chilly so it wasn't recorded.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzbxVrzs2I8
Old Jun 08, 2011, 05:41 PM
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 09:54 PM
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wow, very nice Josh
Old Jun 09, 2011, 01:02 AM
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My Y6 is set up with Xaircraft ultra pwm escs with run at 500hz but the update rate only goes to 400hz. could this be increased?

cheers

Josh
Xaircraft "ultraPWM" is not the same thing as 'normal pwm'..

in "ultra" mode , that esc expects a signal between .2 and 1.2 ms , not the normal 1 and 2 ms spacing. 400 hz is the quickest you can really expect from a "normal" pulse .. 2.5 ms per update.

Not really sure if there would be a big problem with getting that loop down to 2 ms max. Might be a good idea to post a feature request on the actual OP forums.

Is this currently flying with CC ? did you need to adjust the throttle end points ?

Likely it should not be a problem , but i dont recall reading about anyone using these with cc yet.

EDIT: .. Ok I see others have commented on this already.

I am curious as to what your output sliders are set at.Did you need to set them to 200 and 1200 ?? Or did the esc detect a 'normal' pwm pulse and is listening to a 1 and 2 ms for min and max ?
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 03:12 AM
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I am curious as to what your output sliders are set at.Did you need to set them to 200 and 1200 ?? Or did the esc detect a 'normal' pwm pulse and is listening to a 1 and 2 ms for min and max ?
hi,

you have to set the outputs to about 150 min (so the motors are not running all the time) and 1200 max. If you were to set them as 1000-2000 the motors would instantly run at 200 under max throttle which wouldn't be a good thing

cheers

Josh
Old Jun 09, 2011, 07:37 AM
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new version of GCS out

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just installed it and it cant see any of the settings in my cc board....
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 07:47 AM
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hi,

you have to set the outputs to about 150 min (so the motors are not running all the time) and 1200 max. If you were to set them as 1000-2000 the motors would instantly run at 200 under max throttle which wouldn't be a good thing

cheers

Josh
its a preference, its a good thing for me that they run at idle/arming
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new version of GCS out

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just installed it and it cant see any of the settings in my cc board....
Recommended upgrade procedure:

Since it is a major upgrade which changes all UAVObject IDs, you have to export your settings first, then update GCS, then upgrade the bootloader, then update the firmware for your receiver type, then import your settings back.
Old Jun 09, 2011, 07:52 AM
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Recommended upgrade procedure:

Since it is a major upgrade which changes all UAVObject IDs, you have to export your settings first, then update GCS, then upgrade the bootloader, then update the firmware for your receiver type, then import your settings back.
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 07:55 AM
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Recommended upgrade procedure:

Since it is a major upgrade which changes all UAVObject IDs, you have to export your settings first, then update GCS, then upgrade the bootloader, then update the firmware for your receiver type, then import your settings back.
Im screwed now. I have a feeling I will mess it up and it will take me forever as I am computer illeterate.
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Im screwed now. I have a feeling I will mess it up and it will take me forever as I am computer illeterate.
Tony best thing would be take screen shots of settings and uninstall and install new then setup again with your settings if u cann figure out how to save settings u will be fine bro


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