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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Hello there, thanks a lot for the information about the unusual behavior in GPS mode. This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. It was never intended to be used with the camera mount option 4.

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Autopilpt your favourite image manipulation program e. 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.

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The number autopiot the serial number you were looking for. Some of my colleagues had this problem while doing some outdoor flight tests earlier this summer. From what I understand, GPS location can occasionally jump s of meters. We will then inform you on our homepage about possibilities how to get the update.

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. That will include several new features and of course will fix this problem. You find it here: Created by Andre Rylllast modified on Dec 19, It is highly recommended to perform a motor controller update with the Research Upgrade Tool after all IDs have been assigned properly.


The same problem also occurred to me when flying in GPS mode and that the Pelican went crazy which resulted in some minor crashes. Do not use a “final waypoint” with a height of 0m for landing. In reply to this post by kjackson. My question is, what kind of filtering if any is being done by autopilot, to smooth out the GPS signals.

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. If your UAV is new, this is our aschec connection and you do not need to change anything.

You should autopilto see all the status information of the UAV In the “Packets” field you may select to receive more info packets e. But one time it happened during the take-off one motor had reduced thrust. Skip to end of metadata. In a panic, I had to then try to suddenly land the quad-rotor, which lead to a minor crash. Connect your flight system as described above and click on “System Info” in the menu bar.

GPS mode behavior

To fix this problem we have built a default firmware for the HL processor which reconfigures the GPS receiver, so that the problem is solved directly on-board auutopilot GPS unit. In the upper left appears a box with information of the vicinity where you clicked and the GPS coordinates e. On the top left of the window there is now something like “AutoPilot LowLevel “. So far, these signals were not used by the receivers as they were still labeled experimental.


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.

Go back to Google Maps and click on the locations where the corners of your cropped image are. 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. You asctce find the correct IDs on the image below. This description referes to Windows and Irfan View You may choose to crop the image to remove the window menus and the Google Maps overlays.

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 regular operation earlier this year.

Free forum by Nabble. In reply to this post by kjackson Hi there. You can now load the image into the AutoPilot Control software.

Two weeks ago I broke two rotors crashlanding the Pelican to stop it from running away in a GPS mode. Yesterday we flew the Pelican in GPS mode, and after a few minutes of stable flight, all of a sudden it started going in a direction, even when i took my hands off the RC controller.

Google Maps is quite easy. The helicopter would go on height control mode then, which would explain the behavior. In the new “System Info” window click on “Update Information”.

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