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  • Peace upon you and greeting. Today I will show how i make connection

  • between Bluetooth module

  • and APM

  • Or Pixhawk. for short range Telemetry(Data Link)

  • Before that, we need the following item.

  • DF13

  • 5 pin header with cable

  • For APM or 6 pin for Pixhawk

  • to 4 way female pin.

  • for Bluetooth module connectivity.

  • and of course we need a Bluetooth Module

  • you can buy it online or from your local shop.

  • and make sure Bluetooth baudrate already change to 57600

  • Normally default bluetooth baudrate is 9600.

  • you can google, how to switch the baudrate setting for bluetooth module

  • using FTDI cable

  • or you can buy direct from 3DR Store

  • I've put a link in description

  • ok! lets begin

  • here i have APM 2.6 board that already upgrade to 2.8

  • as we can see at this board at telemetry has 5 pin

  • we just need pin

  • VCC

  • TX

  • RX and Ground

  • this pin is not using

  • here the picture of connectivity

  • Ok now I will make a connection using the android.

  • First began, we need to power up APM board

  • this time I use ubec 5v to power up APM

  • dagadagadagadgagad hahahah

  • now apm already have power

  • you will see the Bluetooth module flashes

  • indicating bluetooth function but have not connected

  • Now let's setting on android

  • agora <--- (youtube detect i said this word) heheh

  • go to bluetooth setting

  • make sure bluetooth is on.

  • Search for bluetooth device

  • i already rename the module with 'multicopter'

  • click on the name

  • put in bluetooth pin number

  • Default pin number is 1234

  • now bluetooth already paired

  • now go to Tower (droid Planner )

  • go to setting

  • go to connection type

  • choose bluetooth

  • go to advance setting

  • connection preference

  • make sure bluetooth speed is 57600

  • back

  • go to flight Data

  • click connect

  • no you can see all the paired bluetooth device

  • click the bluetooth module name

  • that already paired

  • multicopter

  • [connected]

  • no connected

  • now you can see blinking led change to solid

  • This indicates a connection is successful

  • bla bla bla

  • we can check the connection at the status

  • by moving APM board

  • Now we will create a waypoint using the survey area, for testing i make small area only.

  • i change altitude to 40 meter.

  • and save way-point to drone.

  • [Waypoint save to drone]

  • this connection only using bluetooth as a data link

  • and now we are going to take off

  • go to flight data and Arm.

  • [Pixhawk arming sound]

  • [ARM WAYPOINT RECEIVE]

  • [MODE AUTO]

  • no we gonna test

  • bluetooth connection

  • arm

  • [ARM WAYPOINT RECEIVE]

  • now take off

  • [MODE GUIDED]

  • now change mode to follow

  • [FOLLOWING]

  • descending altitude quad

  • to five meter

  • ok now ,

  • we change the diameter to 2 meter

  • mode follow Lease

  • now quad are behind me

  • let's walk aroud

  • [BATTERY AT 70 PERCENT]

  • quad will follow every where i go

  • and if you have gimbal

  • we can point camera to followed subject

  • i only bring my tablet along, i left my radio at the take off area

  • [LOW BATTERY, BATTERY FAILSAFE]

  • OMG! run for your quad. hahah

  • to those who want to have an experience using bluetooth module as telemetry data link

  • here i'm using pixhawk

  • you can try it yourself

  • there are various functions that you can try

  • bla bla bla in Droid planner

  • ok may we meet again, thank you

  • Peace upon you.

  • and bye bye.

  • [THANKS FOR WATCHING]

Peace upon you and greeting. Today I will show how i make connection

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B1 US bluetooth module bla pin connection bla bla

Ardupilot Bluetooth Data Link Telemetry test. (direct connection)

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    David Lo posted on 2016/04/01
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