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AR.Drone 2.0 altitude from navdata is showing wrong value

asked 2015-06-05 16:04:24 -0500

saikishor gravatar image

I am having a problem. This issue is very important to me. If anyone helps me in this, i can complete my project.

The problem is: When my ardrone is flying, I will be able to get altitude value from /ardrone/navdata/altd and then when the ardrone moves and when we find it above a table of height x and then normally the altitude of the drone should be previous - x, but this is not happening. Why??

Example : when its flying, let's say the altitude be 800 mm and then, table height be 300 mm so when the ardrone is above the table, then altitude should be 800-300 = 500mm but it is not working such a way.

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answered 2015-06-06 17:37:23 -0500

Tom Moore gravatar image

I may be wrong, but I believe the AR Drone uses its barometer to calculate its altitude, and barometric pressure will not be affected by a table underneath the drone.

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Yes you might be correct...!

saikishor gravatar image saikishor  ( 2015-06-10 05:18:07 -0500 )edit

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