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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?