Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by Jack Crossfire, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Sep 17, 2013, 04:38 AM
Registered User
Jack Crossfire's Avatar
Thread OP
Discussion

The PX4FLOW's 1st flight


PX4Flow micro quad (1 min 16 sec)


Micro quad flies some waypoints, then a position hold test over plush carpet, using a PX4flow modified to use an MB1240 sonar module.



Based on the previous video of the TCM8230 over carpet, the PX4FLOW is a huge improvement. It actually holds position quite well over plush carpet & below 1m. Replacing the MB1043 with an MB1240 & translating the serial protocol from cm to mm is required.



The sonar still has issues above 1m. It glitches to 5m when it can't detect a reflection. Sometimes you want it to send 0 when it reads 5m & sometimes you want it to repeat the previous reading when it reads 5m. It still glitches, despite this algorithm.


It's very heavy, so it handles the wind quite well. Crashes require a lot of repairs & propellers.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts


Quick Reply
Message:
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Article 1st U.S. R/C Flight School's Advanced Aerobatics Manual Review 78dave Sport Planes 6 Jan 31, 2017 09:34 AM
Discussion Hobby King's Fire Phoenix EDF 1st flight bruff Electric Ducted Fan Jet Talk 56 Oct 14, 2014 08:51 AM
Cool 1st FPV Flight with HQuad, great experience! tecdux Multirotor Drone Talk 8 Feb 26, 2013 04:07 PM
Discussion 1st Test Flight electricpic Multirotor Drone Talk 4 Feb 04, 2013 04:23 PM