DJI WooKong-M Autopilot System for multirotors **Owners Thread** - Page 630 - RC Groups
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Feb 10, 2012, 09:29 AM
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Small update:

The "top brass" have received the request and suggestion email I personally sent and they will take it into consideration. Lets not expect changes over night. However, DJI has always taken ideas into consideration and implemented them. From the XP 3.1 autopilots to the Ace One to present controllers etc.

This is a good thing lets be patient. I will post any updates I personally receive to the consumers as always.

Jumping off my soap box to get orders out and UAV's built. Actually, I really need to finish my coffee first.
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Feb 10, 2012, 10:21 AM
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Major confusion........

Can anyone give me detailed intructions on how to set up a switch on a Futaba 14MZ for RTH?

HELP!!!!!!
Feb 10, 2012, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by BorisSA
How do you guys deal with no GPS lock down constant 3 red blinks ? I have a new GPS module hooked it up to a frame that already airborne and the GPS module before got GPS lock down in secs. Probably flew is now 30 mins in the garden taking up high so no further disturbance around, still no lock down. Never had this experience with the modules before !

Thanks

Boris
Make sure the IMU is at least 3 inches away from the GPS.
Feb 10, 2012, 10:52 AM
Trying to understand something
Here is my first video upload. Not good quality video and several nervous movements from a newbee pilot (me) but pretty smooth for this 1,3 kg bird.

Untitled (2 min 0 sec)


I was happy because finally could rid the jello effect.
Shooted with gopro on Gaui 500x + WKM.

Jo
Feb 10, 2012, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Rkopf
Major confusion........

Can anyone give me detailed intructions on how to set up a switch on a Futaba 14MZ for RTH?

HELP!!!!!!
Go to functions, and select a switch on the output of your choice.
There will be something like Gear, Flap, AUX right now, touch that and you can select a switch or dial.
Feb 10, 2012, 11:16 AM
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Gents,
Just a thought: If the DJI flight controller module is causing enough EMF to knock out the GPS, then they really should shield both the flight controller module and the bottom of the GPS module with MuMetal or similar EMF shielding to prevent this. You might want to add that to the list...

For those with Android phones there are several similar free EMF detection and measuring applications that you can install from the Market to visually see the amount of EMF produced and to test the results of shielding or placement and braiding of the wires in order to optimize your GPS signal and compass accuracy. I use the Magnet-O-Meter. The EMF Hazards Detector and Max Magnetic Field Detector are good for this testing on multicopters too.

Cheers,
Jim
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Originally Posted by robvree
Make sure the IMU is at least 3 inches away from the GPS.
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Feb 10, 2012, 11:24 AM
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Gents,
Just a thought: If the DJI flight controller module is causing enough EMF to knock out the GPS, then they really should shield the module with MuMetal or similar EMF shielding to prevent this. You might want to add that to the list...

For those with Android phones there are several similar free EMF detection and measuring applications that you can install from the Market to visually see the amount of EMF produced and to test the results of shielding or placement and braiding of the wires in order to optimize your GPS signal and compass accuracy. I use the Magnet-O-Meter. The EMF Hazards Detector and Max Magnetic Field Detector are good for this testing on multicopters too.

Cheers,
Jim
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For me the issue is solved needed another hour on the balcony and got full lock down. Anthor start up it was picking up after a couple mins. Funny though since i never had these issue with my other two GPS module and this module was mounted on a frame that already had a full setup on it and back than not showing the same behavior.

Boris
Feb 10, 2012, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Frank.T
Go to functions, and select a switch on the output of your choice.
There will be something like Gear, Flap, AUX right now, touch that and you can select a switch or dial.
Is there some sort of mix or something to program to make it work?
Feb 10, 2012, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jovito
Here is my first video upload. Not good quality video and several nervous movements from a newbee pilot (me) but pretty smooth for this 1,3 kg bird.

http://vimeo.com/36523539

I was happy because finally could rid the jello effect.
Shooted with gopro on Gaui 500x + WKM.

Jo

Very nice, did you fly FPV?
Feb 10, 2012, 12:22 PM
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Very nice, did you fly FPV?
Thanks Not still, do you?
I am interested in learn about and have some advices to do it.
Feb 10, 2012, 12:29 PM
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Hi, I just uploaded my first video, I certainly need some advice to improve
video and flight quality. It's a hexa, motors DT700 ,APC 11x4,7.

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Feb 10, 2012, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by jovito
Thanks Not still, do you?
I am interested in learn about and have some advices to do it.
I've flown FPV with planes but never tried with multirotors, I'm waiting for a VTX to arrive, I already have the FPV cam. and the ground station.
Feb 10, 2012, 01:58 PM
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Maiden flight of my X-650M4 WookongM inside.
I tested the RTH function too.

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Feb 10, 2012, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by lrrps
Maiden flight of my X-650M4 WookongM inside.
I tested the RTH function too.

http://vimeo.com/36558219
Well done for persevering Irrps - I never thought you were going to get there!!

George.
Feb 10, 2012, 03:56 PM
Multirotors blow
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jovito
Here is my first video upload. Not good quality video and several nervous movements from a newbee pilot (me) but pretty smooth for this 1,3 kg bird.

http://vimeo.com/36523539

I was happy because finally could rid the jello effect.
Shooted with gopro on Gaui 500x + WKM.

Jo
Nice video Jovito - well done! How did you get rid of the Jello in the end?

George.


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