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Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD V3.1020 (GPS/Altitude Hold/Auto-Level)

Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD V3.1020 (GPS/Altitude Hold/Auto-Level)
Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD V3.1020 (GPS/Altitude Hold/Auto-Level)

The Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD is an all-in-one solution for your FPV model's navigation. This unit is loaded with features such as GPS waypoint flight, "Return to Home" functionality, auto-leveling, altitude hold and much more! It utilizes GPS, barometer and attitude sensors to stabilize/control your model's flight.

Worried about losing control of your FPV model when flying out of sight? With the Arkbird Autopilot System on-board there is no need to worry! The "Return to Home" function can be activated at any time to fly your model back to its take-off position and will be activated automatically in the event that your model flies out of RF range.

The integrated OSD system provides you with all of the information you need during flight such as altitude, flying direction, home direction, roll angle, pitch angle and time since take-off just to name a few. This system also includes a current sensor with pre-installed XT60 power plugs so you can monitor your model's flight battery status via the OSD.

The Arkbird Autopilot System comes with everything you need to setup your FPV model for the ultimate in GPS based Autopilot flight. It features a "plug and play" design meaning there is no soldering or modification required to use. All power plugs and wire connections are pre-installed.

Features:
• GPS, barometer and attitude sensors to stabilize/control your model's flight
• Integrated OSD functionality
• GPS based "Return to Home" functionality
• 4 point GPS waypoint flight
• "Cruise Flight" mode offering straight and level flight pattern holding
• Auto-leveling
• Easy to setup and adjust


*Note:
See user manual located under the "Files" tab below for full features/specification for this system.


Specs:
Arkbird Autopilot controller
Dimensions: 50x38x14mm
Weight: 26.5g

Gstar R-15E GPS module
Dimensions: 44x34x12mm
Weight: 19g

Includes:
Arkbird Autopilot System w/OSD
GPS module
Current sensor
All necessary connection cables



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adlers83  359 points - 7/3/2015
 
Mein Arkbird funktionierte eine ganze weile einwandfrei und jetzt findet er keine Satelliten mehr. Nach 20min findet er 3 stü**ck und das wars. Ich weiß** nicht mehr weiter. Habe alle Kabel ü**berprü**ft, alufolie unters gps gepackt, so weit wie mö**glich von Empfä**nger und Videosender entfernt. Die gps Punkte auf der Platine des Arkbird nachgelö**tet und selbst nen neues gps gekauft und angeschlossen. Hat alles nichts gebracht. Hat noch jemand eine Idee?
Slycoop3r  1 points - 6/28/2015
 
is this unit compatible with the dragon link UHF system? I havent gone with autopilot before but having my video drop before my controller is kind of intimidating. I dont want to loose my plane but i also dont want to have to completely replace my hole system and loose range
 Tank1 759 points
Yes it will be fine mate,if you do a Youtube search and type in Arkbird Autopilot System with Dragon Link you should see FPV Formosa's videos,he's using the set up you want to do and he got 15km,he had three or videos using this set up.
newbee 550mm  181 points - 5/24/2015
 
https://youtu.be/is1IBgTdsp4
newbee 550mm  181 points - 5/24/2015
 
I have a question to all who may be running this board,,,,,will this power sensor work with 4S? I would like to run two 2500Mah 4S batts in parrelell. Will this power sensor work with that voltage or am I stuck with 3S threw sensor?
wudaal  28 points - 5/24/2015
 
what is the replacement for the gps module, i have lost the one comes with the package. now want to get another one, but dont know what gps is compatible with this unit.
 newbee 550mm 181 points
The GPS unit for this is a MTK3329 moduel that usually comes with a Multiwii pro board on HK. The baud rate is 115200 and is what this "Arkbird" comes set up with stock OEM from the factory. The owners of these boards usually discard the MTK's in leiw of a UBLOX "LEA-6" product no.9387000026-0 with a baud rate of 34800, but as yet I have had nobody come up with a method of changing the baud rate on this flight board yet. A UBLOX would be superior to this GPS moduel but with no method of baud rate change, youll have to stick with stock GPS Moduel.
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installed it as rcmanpilot did, on EPP FPV, specs as enumerated by him see images tab


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Pierre-Thomas
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good points for this AP: Cheap Easy to use even for NBs Fully integrated Main desired options required for beginner and advanced FPVer Good introduction to AP world leading to a good usage & understanding for future switch to DIY ARDUpilots... Finally all in all ARKBIRD then later on full ARDUpilot conf finally cost cheaper for a better quality than a FY teck complete system witch can cost easily up to 1000 dol for not a better result, i would say even lower. With Ardu, you get total energy indication, Air speed indication, good to calculate Head/tail wind for maximum range ( avoid low bat on the way back if Head wind...) In my opinion that's is definitely the real best choice to go later for nuts ARDUpilot FPV!! PS: that's more that 1 year I am getting documented on that subject... Only 4 for overall rating cause no sensor upgrade capability.


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producto muy recomendable para fpv y otras modalidades..es un poco lioso porque los cables que van del receptor al autopilot no tienen almenos el color negro en el negativo. pero con cuidado y vigilando mucho no es problema.los cables para la camara i el emisor de video tambien se tiene que mirar las polaridades porque no estan del todo iguales...los cables son un poco cortos y duros..si se tiene un avion pequeño es un coñazo....por lo demas con unos bueno alargos se consigue todo..pero sera dificil no tener que coger el soldador i el estaño. provado en tres vuelos...el resultado esta muy bien...se enciende la emisora sin ningun tipo de activacion y funciona a la primera..es un poco brusco en la modalidad de autoestabilizacion pero bien, muy bien..en vuelo de vuelta a casa es muy rapido y bastante preciso..un poco desordenado porque cuando esta encima del punto de inicio una vez gira a izquierda otra a derechas y no tiene un patron marcado...una vez gira mas cerca otra vez mas lejos pero el resultado final es muy bueno..si no tienes la altura minima acelera el motor y si pasas de la altura minima baja planeando muy controlado y bien una vez esta a la altura el mismo se va dando gas y quitando...el giro de vuelta a casa es muy brusco pero controlado..de momento estoy muy contento y la verdad con lo que cuesta un avi0n equipado y con todo el fpv solo con recuperarl


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parte 2..para entrar en el setup tengo que alerones y cola a un lado los dos..una vez entras con la profundidad arriba y abajo navegas y con alerones a derechas entras en el submenu y cuando esta seleccionado lo que quieres alerones a la izquierda y ya esta..a mi me pasa que cuando entra en setup el motor se enciende..a muy pocas revoluciones pero es recomendable sacar la helice...con las baterias a menos de media carga a veces falla la transicion cuando pones el autopilot..y se para.. pero lo achaco mas al variador que al autopilot...porque cuando esta a media o a tope de carga no falla nunca...tardo muy poco en coger los satelites el gps..


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I bought this as my first OSD and autopilot.
Not very dificult to install, but it peace a higjh tecnology,and as so you need to know what your are locking for, and the principels of fisics behind it. I supose all devices of this king requiry the same background knoledge.
Worked sing the first trial, but testing has not yet been very extensive. It's acording to expectation so far.
I have already required suport, and could find with some effort (see ww.rcgroups.com if needed).Support was very quick and client oriented . Like!


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