Hi, I would like to know what the parameter Compass_DEC does and what effects it has if this value is not set in an RC boat.
What is the correct way to adjust this ?.
Is it mandatory to set this parameter?
Thank you for your help, this forum is great
I have always used COMPASS_AUTODEC with good results. It’s to adjust the compass based on where in the world you are at the time.
I think auto declination is highly reliable unless you’ve got some unique magnetic anomaly in your area.
From what I understand, it’d be advisable to do a compass calibration if you jumped in the car and drove quite some distance away from home, for example 100km, to do flying/driving/floating/sinking with Ardupilot. I was wondering how “auto” the autodeclination really is…
I have the auto declination option set and there seems to be no issue since I’ve not experienced any directional issues. I’ve looked over the copter docs and everything else I could find on auto declination but I’m left with a …
I didn’t see Compass_autodec