Motion Tests Day 1

Weather was uncooperative – I kept having to tarp the top of the platform to protect the computer, power supply, and boards from rain.

Ultimately I got the pitch transducers to work correctly after cleaning the orifice on the rear one but I am having trouble still with the two roll transducers.

I think it is a calibration issue because someone (me) messed with zero and span settings. I reset them to the middle of each pot according to the factory instructions but I need a pressure gauge to do the rest of the calibration (on order).

Finally, the laptop wasn’t able to run the test bench, two webcams, and the screen recorder without running out of memory so all I was able to collect is this short clip. I will probably have to use the actual avionics machine instead of this old field laptop for future tests.

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