T1-A | Multi-rotor flight controller

T1 - A is a mature flight controller for agricultural UAV. It provides rich and practical function that can meet the multiple requirements of the current agricultural UAV. By the integration of high precision sensor, the application of advanced industrial precision calibration algorithm as well as reasonable intelligent operation mode, the more efficient, accurate and convenient way of plant protection work can be realized.

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Multiple- operating modes

T1-A provides a variety of operation modes, such as AB point operation, semi-automatic operation and manual operation. In the AB point mode, the aircraft can automatically spray pesticides in accordance with the established route, which is suitable for large regular areas. In the semi-automatic operation mode, the user can control the aircraft flying in parallel, forward and backward. The aircraft automatically sprays pesticides, which is suitable for operation in the irregular areas. In the manual mode, the user can carry out regular flight and manual spraying of pesticides, which is suitable for more complex areas. Flexible operation mode can bring more convenience for plant protection.

Rigional-planning mode

In the "TopXGun agriculture" and the ground station, the user can select the operation area, and set operation distance, flight speed, altitude and other information. The aircraft will automatically fly back and forth according to the specified distance and traverse the entire area to complete the work, and the land operation is more convenient.

AB point mode

In the AB point mode, the aircraft can automatically spray pesticides in accordance with the established route, which is suitable for large regular areas.

Semi-automatic mode

In the semi-automatic operation mode, the user can control the aircraft flying in parallel, forward and backward. The aircraft automatically sprays pesticides, which is suitable for operation in the irregular areas.

Precise Spraying

you can set the spraying range, independent planning the path of changing working lines, also implements the constant situation of height, speed and flow spraying. The function of intelligent spraying flow can be controlled which is associated with the flight speed: the faster the speed, the greater the flow; Speed is lower than 0.5 m/s, pump will shut off independently. It not only ensure the uniformity of spray, but also save agrochemicals.

Break point continue to spray

When detect the following signals such like the secondary battery alarm, low dose alarm, losing ground control signal, one key to return, T1-A will automatically shut off the water pump, and make the current point as the continued point to spray. By the function of 'one key to return', UAV can fly to the continued point to restart operation, which ensures the continuous operation of plant protection.

Black box

T1-A provides a black box function, which can record the flight data completely. T1-PRO data recording module can support 100,000 times cycle read and write. The maximum cumulative 32-hour flight data can be recorded.

Multi-platform assistant software & ground station

In addition to using PC tuning, T1-A also supports the use of mobile devices for tuning (bluetooth modules needed), which is easy to use. By connecting the customized data link, users can use PC, iPad and Android devices to control the aircraft, and easily achieve BLOS horizon flight.

Suitable for eleven kinds of commonly used multi-rotor

In addition to the common type, T1 - A also supports special-shaped Quad with six propellers and special-shaped Hexa with eight propellers.

Dose monitor

When the dosage is lower than the warning value, the LED indicator will flash. It will shut off the pump and record this point as the continued spraying point.

Firmware Update

According to the market demand, we will provide the user with the firmware update to optimize function and improve performance, which brings better flight experience.

Terrain Following Radar Module

T1-A provides a terrain-following radar module for farmland irregularities. The module can refresh the rate of the distance 500 times per second between the real-time detection of plant protection machines and crops. According to the data from terrain following radar module, T1-A can adjust the flying height of UAV in real time, and ensure the relative height between unmanned aerial vehicles and the crops. The error can be controlled in centimeter. The module is designed accordingly to the level of IP65 protection, and can be adapted to different crop sprays. The module can not only avoid heavy spray and leakage spray caused by topographic changes or uneven terrain, but also can effectively improve the efficiency of plant protection.

Liquid level sensor

In order to achieve better drug detection, breakpoint continued to spray and other functions, TopXGun designs T1-A liquid level sensor. The level sensor is float level sensor, no need to provide power, no complex circuit, simple structure, easy to use. Compared with the general mechanical switch, it is smaller in volume and longer in working life.

T1-AMulti-rotor flight controllerTechnical Parameter

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Basic Parameter

Supported multi-rotor platforms Quad I, Quad X; Hexa I, Hexa V, Hexa IY, Hexa YI, Special-shaped Quda with six propellers;
Octo I, Octo V, Octo X,
Special-shaped Hexa with eight propellers
ESC PWM ESC with output lower than 400HZ
Max. output channels 8
Recommended radio controller PCM or 2.4GHZ , at least 8 channels controller
Receivers S.BUS、PPM and PWM
Number of CPU cores 5-core
Working voltage 2~12S
Power consumption >5W
Working temperature -10℃~60℃
Storage temperature -40℃~85℃
Anti-vibration grade >3.03gRMS

Flight Characteristics

Hovering accuracy Horizontal ±1.5m
Vertical ±0.8m
Max. tilt angle 35°
Max. yaw speed 100m/s
Max. vertical speed 6m/s
Maximum operating speed 12m/s(GPS)
Max. horizontal speed 25m/s(Attitude model)
Max. way-point 128,if Using agricultural management system,Maximum navigation points extended to10240
Max. wind resistance Sustained wind level:V Gusts level: VI
Built in flight function Semi-automatic operation mode
AB point operation mode
Breakpoint continued spraying function
Flow control function
Out of control or hovering or returning
Low power alarm and return landing protection
Attitude mode
GPS mode
Flight path
TapFly
Regional flight mode

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  • T1-A, strong first launch of agricultural-protection FC from TopXGun

    2016-06-24

  • T1-A

    2017-04-26

  • Connecting and install of T1-A plant protection flight controller

    2017-07-01

  • Connecting modules of T1-A plant protection flight controller

    2017-07-01

  • T1-A plant protection flight controller calibration (Calibration before takeoff and test)

    2017-07-01

  • T1-A plant protection flight controller parameter adjustment

    2017-07-01

  • T1-A plant protection flight controller promotional video

    2017-07-01

  • Demonstration on T1-A plant protection flight controller connection.

    2017-07-01

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Documents & Drivers

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    T1-A user manual V1.2

    2017-06-15

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    Ground Station V1.0

    2017-06-15

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    TopXGun_Driver_win8

    2017-07-01

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    TopXGun_Driver_win7_win10_64

    2017-07-01

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    TopXGun_Driver_win7_win10_32

    2017-07-01

Softwares&Apps

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    Adjustable parameter softwareV1.55

    2017-08-06

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    Groundstation softwareV1.51

    2017-08-17

TopXGun App

Android Groundstation softwareV1.22

fix bug

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Android Adjustable parameter softwareV1.3

Adjustable parameter software V1.3(Android)

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IOSAdjustable parameter softwareV1.3

Adjustable parameter software V1.3(IOS)

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IOSAG Of TopXGunV1.3

1. Add ”task” function; 2. the work window is fully upgraded: 3. voice alert, fully upgraded, join the flight status and RTK switch reminder; 4. captain can manage the players and the aircraft in App; 5. plots can finally be deleted; 6. plots can finally be sorted by distance; 7. no network circumstances, but also new plots; 8. support mobile phone GPS mapping; 9. various other upgrades and BUG fixes......

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IOSGroundstation softwareV1.21

fix bug

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T1-AMulti-rotor flight controllerFAQ

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FAQ

  • Calibration accuracy of magnetic compass isn’t workable.

    1、Setting problem of remote controller


    Solution: check whether setting remote controller channel is correct.


    2、Flight controller doesn't enter in calibration mode

    solution:

    (1)Correct operation of the dial and rotation . Follow instruction sheet

    (2)Check whether there is a metal magnet around, such as strong magnetic interference.

     

    3、Calibration rotation angle is not correct or speed too fast


    Solution: keep horizontal and vertical rotation, it is better to keep the speed which is not very fast.


    4、Hardware problem


    Solution: contact manufacturer to solve problem and replace new hardware


  • The speed of connecting navigation satellite is slow.

    To get signal from 7 satellites, it takes 1 minute in cold start and 20 seconds in hot start. Because the GPS module only uses the high quality GPS signal, so the signal quality requirements are higher.

     


    1、The weather condition has a certain degree of influence on the search speed.


    2、Shelter from high objects


    Solution Use in wide and open place 


  • Unable to unlock?


    1、The channel of receiver and remote controller is wrong.


    Solution:Check the channel of receiver and remote controller is correct..

     

    2、The remote controller calibration is wrong


    Solution:Recalibrate the remote controller and check whether sliding block of software is in position(Pitch channel goes down then sliding block goes to the right )


    3、The idle speed of some ESC is high that can not reach the minimum deblocking idle speed.


    Solution: Push the throttle to see whether there is motor rotation, if yes, it is ok to use


    4、Wrong ESC


    Solution :calibrate ESC (follow instruction sheet)

     



  • There are inconsistencies between remote-control lever and flight controller.


    1、The remote controller calibration is wrong

     

    Solution:

    Recalibrate the remote controller and check whether sliding block of software is in position(Pitch channel goes down then sliding block goes to the right )

     


    2、Mis connection


    Solution:

    Check whether the electrical wiring sequence and positive and negative propeller of the installation is correct.

     


  • How to do when aircraft fuselage is tilt?


    1、The remote controller calibration is wrong


    Solution:Open software to adjust parameter then recalibrate remote controller


    2、Horizontal calibration


    Solution: Follow instruction sheet


    3、Mis connection

     

    Solution:Check whether the electrical wiring sequence and positive and negative propeller of the installation is correct.


  • How to do if aircraft doesn’t go straight?


    1、Magnetic compass error


    Solution: recheck magnetic compass

      

    2、The remote controller calibration is wrong

     

    Solution   Recalibrate remote controller 


    3、Blade damage


    Solution Replace blade



  • How to do when there is deviation in mode of positioning ?

    1、Frame is affected by vibration

    Solution Fix the frame, fold paddle connection pieces and reduce the frame vibration

    Solution fix frame


    2、Affected by heavy wind

    3、Affected by ground effect at low flight attitude


    Solution : up to the higher attitude


    4、There is error in remote calibration ,because the pole position is not in the middle.

     

    Solution: recheck remote controller

     

    5、 poor GPS signal


    Solution: choose the wide and open place to fly

     


  • How to do when there is a big deviation in automatic-return?

    1、There is no GPS signal when it takes off and some difference between return point and actual start point.


    solution:

    (1)get the GPS signal steadily before takes off

    (2)The orientation of the aircraft can be adjusted during back to the takeoff point, but not its position.In the landing process to the take-off point, its orientation can be adjusted by turned over, pitch and heading shift. 

    (3)You can exit by click the button of ‘Return’ or shift attitude mode.


    2、   poor GPS signal

    solution: choose the wide and open place to fly




  • The multi-rotor takes wrong nose head in mode of intelligent orientation.

    1、operator position moving


    Solution:recognize original heading orientation after moving


    2、Heading orientation is not as same as operator’s forwarding position when it takes off


    Solution: recognize the orientation of heading, it is better to keep the same orientation with operator


     


  • How to set intelligent orientation and automatic-return?

    Intelligent orientation: 

    when CH5 channel at 2 switch,the low place is attitude mode;the  high one is GPS mode;

    When CH5 channel at  3 switch, the low place is attitude mode;the middle one is intelligent orientation mode;the  high one is GPS mode;


    Auto-return:

    CH6 channel can be fixed as a button of auto-return. You can turn off controller power to check whether sliding block is in the lost-control position when adjust parameter.

     




  • What’s the longest distance between shafts that multi-rotor is workable in wind resistance?

    1、Generally, it can hold 4-grade wind , but there are still some  differences depending on the aircraft wheel base and weight.


    2、Test the wheelbase can be up to 1600 mm, it is recommended that the user select the frame within1000 mm



  • When software used for adjust parameters is not workable, how to figure it out?

    1、Whether installment is right or wrong.


    Solutions:


    ⑴Check whether installment of software driver is fit for operation system.

    ⑵ Connect flight controller with computer, check whether thereis port number for            port in device manager.

    ⑶Turn off power and restart.


    2、Check whether USB wire damaged.


    Solutions:


    Replace USB wire


    3、Problems caused by operation system


    Solutions


    It’s recommended to use original or purified operation system, because some non-official operation systems lack of of files.