What is the difference between the WP_SPEED and CRUISE_SPEED parameters?


During auto missions setting the CRUISE_SPEED parameter does not set seem to affect the speed of the rover. Changing the WP_SPEED, however, appears to correctly set the speed. In the ArduRover parameters documentation (Complete Parameter List — Rover documentation) CRUISE_SPEED is listed as the “target cruise speed during auto modes” while WP_SPEED is listed as “waypoint speed default”. What is the difference between the two?

Thanks in advance.

CRUISE_SPEED is a tuning parameter that should equate to the speed at CRUISE_THROTTLE. You should not be arbitrarily changing it. See Tuning Speed and Throttle — Rover documentation (ardupilot.org).

WP_SPEED is the default speed for auto missions.

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