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Skodge
Beginner
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PREFLIGHT FAIL: NO MAG SENSOR 0

I just got a new Intel Aero RTF drone. Upon updating the flight controller firmware to 1.6.5, I get a preflight fail error in QGroundControl while calibrating the controller. I've tried updating the firware to the stable releases 1.7.3 and 1.8.1 but still I get the same error.

The flight controller used to work out of the box without any updates, so I am pretty sure the hardware is fine.

I found out by looking into other threads on this forum that this might happen because of the firmware version and 1.6.5 was concluded to be a stable version which had everything working fine. But, it doesnt work for me.

Kindly help!

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Eliza_D_Intel
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Hello Skodge,

 

 

Thank you for your interest in the Intel Aero Ready to Fly drone.

 

Can you please perform a Airframe Reset firstly, and then calibrate the drone? Please make sure to calibrate all the sensors - https://github.com/intel-aero/meta-intel-aero/wiki/02-Initial-Setup#calibration

 

Also, what is your current output of:

aero-get-version.py

 

Thank you and best regards,

Eliza

Skodge
Beginner
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We tried a Airframe Reset, unfortunately the issue was not resolved by this.

Please find the output of "aero-get-version.py"

Skodge
Beginner
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Hi Skodge, Can you try running the command "commander calibrate mag" in Mavlink Console? If this doesn't work either, can you please tell me the output of the command below? nsh> ls /dev/ Regards, Alexandra
Skodge
Beginner
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"commander calibrate mag" in Mavlink Console did not work.

Please find the output of nsh>ls/dev/

 

ls_dev.jpg

Thanks

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Hi Skodge, It seems to be a hardware issue since the sensor is not detected. Can you please ensure your external GPS/mag is properly connected? Regards, Alexandra
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Hi Skodge, Do you still need help with this issue? Regards, Alexandra
RobinX
Novice
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I am having the same issue with this problem, but not only GPS, but also compass sensor. I can ensure that all connection is good and flashed all original files you provided on GitHub several times, still no luck.

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