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Building a Quadcopter with Arduino by Vasilis Tzivaras

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Calibrating ArduPilot

Now we are ready to calibrate the flight controller. If you click on the INITIAL SETUP tab there will be a new list, as shown in the next screenshot:

Calibrating ArduPilot

In the Mandatory Hardware section, we can calibrate anything we want.

Step 1 – frame type

Click on the Frame Type option and choose your frame if not previously selected:

Step 1 – frame type

Step 2 – accelerometer calibration

To calibrate your accelerometer, you need to have something with a 90 degree angle because you will need to set this vertically and it's better to set the device as precisely as you ...

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