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While sending commands to pluto drone using ros for moving drone in upward direction what is the importance of rcAUX1,rcAUX2,rcAUX3,rcAUX4 values

asked 2018-01-16 13:52:47 -0500

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updated 2022-03-26 11:27:12 -0500

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RcAUX1=0 means what?

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I don't believe the author of the pluto_drone package frequents this forum, so I recommend you ask this on his issue tracker.

gvdhoorn gravatar image gvdhoorn  ( 2018-01-16 14:56:46 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-01-25 03:17:39 -0500

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updated 2019-01-25 03:41:00 -0500

Hi, These Aux channels are available to other facilities. As @partik mentioned. rcAUX4 channel is used for arming and disarming. In the drone there are different modes like. ALT_HOLD, ALTITUDE_HOLD, Disable/enable internal PID adjustment of PID in all direction. rcAUX1 and rcAUX2 are Adjustment channel. By choosing a specific range between 1000 to 2000 for mode selection. Remaining AUX is used to control the LEDs interfacing on board. Check here the different modes of AUX


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answered 2018-12-29 14:00:30 -0500

Hii, As per my knowledge I can say that rcAUX4 is for ARM and disarm purpose. If the value of rcAUX4 is set to 1500 than it will arm the PLUTO DRONE. And if rcAUX4 is set to 1000 or 1200 than it will disarm pluto drone.

I don't know about the other rcAUX1,rcAUX2 and rcAUX3. Let me know if you have figured it out.


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