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Designing Purpose-Built Drones for Ardupilot Pixhawk 2.1 by Ty Audronis

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Configuring LIDAR with Mission Planner

First, we need to tell Pixhawk that there is a rangefinder module before we start configuring it. So we plug Pixhawk into our computer (via USB), and initiate the connection from within Mission Planner.

In the Initial Setup section, you'll find Optional Hardware, and under that there will be Range Finder. In this section, you should choose the appropriate model of rangefinder you are using as shown in the following figure:

Newer versions of the Ardurover firmware have the Teraranger One in this dropdown menu. But if you're using an older version, you may need to set it in the Full Parameter List. This ...

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