Controls 02-01-2012

Status + Goals:

Altitude

Barometer not good enough, need sonar. Alex has ordered sonar unit, waiting for it to arrive. Will be driven by an arduino nano.

Attitude:

Joysick control working!
Need to do a test flight (confirm joystick mappings and magnitudes are correct, check throttle req'd for takeoff, etc). Friday after quadrotor meeting?

Pandaboard/Simulator:

Battery Powering Pandaboard: done/tested today -- Dan + Julian
Simulation: options are Gazebo, Flyer_Sim, Morse+blender -- Alex and Tom
Pandaboard needs more usb ports -- Chris