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Can you put Ardupilot on any flight controller?

Some FC's say that they support cleanflight and have no mention of Ardupilot. Is this just because its what's recommended or because it's all that works?
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Creating PPM signal from 4 integrers

I am currently building a MultiWii based drone, I have built the emisor-receptor that interface 4 analog signals(4 potentiometers to control the drone) and it works perfect, the receiver(arduino Nano, ...
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Some noob questions regarding Arduino Nano based drones [closed]

Foreword: I am doing my Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering and part of the requirements to graduate (and get a good grade) is that I must complete 3 projects of my choice, and it must be unique. So in ...
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Quadcopter oscillation using PID

I am building an Arduino based flight controller for a quadcopter and have got it flying but it is not performing how I want it to. The drone is flying but when I release the sticks the drone does ...
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Upgrading NRF module for drone

Hello I am trying to make a drone by using Arduino as a microcontroller both for remote controller and the drone. And I have thought for using NRF module. But I came to know it only can transmit data ...
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could not convert 'digitalWrite(8u, 1u)' from 'void' to 'bool'

I am trying to make some LED lights to turn on when i flick a switch on my RC crontroller. I will connect the signal wire from RC controller to pin 8. The plan is: if i flick the swich, the LED's (pin ...
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Does a normal Ultra-Sonic sensor (HC SR04) sense through a Football Net like obstacle? [closed]

I am planning to to use ultrasonic sensors mounted on a drone for obstacle avoidance. I am not sure if the sensors would be capable of detecting a Net Like obstacle in its path.
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What is xrotor micro 30A? [closed]

I was watching a video on how to build your own drone and this is one of the items. I tried to understand what it actually does but I couldn´t find any simple information. I would like to know: - ...
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How do you balance an Arduino quadcopter using calculated gyro values?

I was working on an Arduino quadcopter project. I setup all my hardware and was having balancing problems with my software end. I am using an MPU-6050 gyro and accelerometer. I have calculated the ...
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How can an Arduino-Quadcopter be stabilized?

I have built an arduino quad-copter and I am using an MPU6050 to read the rotational position and velocity of the aircraft. The problem is that I cannot get the thing to stabilize. Watch this video ...
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Brushless motor + ESC with Arduino question

Sorry in advance as I'm still a rookie with Arduino projects. My goal is to use an Arduino Uno 3 to create an inexpensive drone/plane project. Here are my materials and my set up: A2212 1000kv ...
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Do I need to use the PWM pins in order to control brushless motors Arduino Uno?

I am building a quadcopter with this schematic: It works very good but i have the pins on 3,5,6,9 = PWM pins. Is it possible to use "regular" pins instead? I will add more modules later on so i will ...
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Flash an ESC Through Serial USB without Arduino Interrupting the Signal

So I have four Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC's), each connected to a motor. I am building a drone with an Arduino UNO board as my flight controller. For convenience, I have soldered the signal ...
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How can I fix stuttering motors that are connected to ESC's [Arduino Uno]? [duplicate]

Been making a few posts about my drone and i am getting closer and closer to my goal to make it work. Right now I have a problem with stuttering with all four of my motors (sometimes the motors does ...
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All four of my ESC motors stutters when I run it on my Arduino, how can this be fixed? [closed]

I am creating a drone and when I run it with my arduino all 4 motors stutters. This is the ESC and the motor i bought: hobbyking.com/en_us/mt1806-brushless-combo-include-esc-5030cw-ccw.html I put ...
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I have 4 motors connected to their own ESC (that is connected to a power distribution board), how do I connect this to Arduino uno? (Drone)

I am currently working with a bigger drone that I want to connect with an arduino uno. The motor and ESC that are already soldered together and connected are these: https://hobbyking.com/en_us/mt1806-...
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Where do I put the cables from my soldered l293d onto the arduino uno/arduino pro mini? (Drone)

I am trying to create a drone but I am struggeling a bit with the components and the schematic. I have 4 small drone motors from hubsan x107 and i have soldered their wires on a l293d driver like this ...
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How to wire a small quadcopter drone with resistor and breadboard (If possible)?

http://www.instructables.com/id/SpeechVoice-Controlled-Arduino-Drone/?ALLSTEPS Hi guys! I am following this project but I do however not have all the items currently at home so I was thinking if ...
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What is the proper way to implement PID?

I'm having some trouble conceptualizing how to go about implementing PID into my drone. There are a few ways I'm thinking about implementing the pipeline: Having one PID Object for each of the six ...
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How to use Arduino as RC Receiver

I want to use Arduino as my RC receiver. I will generate PPM signal from Arduino. Then I will send generated signal to my OpenPilot CC3D. I fetched following image from OpenPilot GCS. The diagram ...
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How to design and debug a custom I2C master-slave system?

How to proceed, when in need of a custom I2C master-slave system? What are the design criteria to apply? What are the debugging tools one can use to troubleshoot problems?