How to perform sensor calibration.

The sensors screen lists most of the sensors that are available to the FMU (internal or external). It allows you to start the calibration process for the listed sensors. The QGroundControl user guide has all information you need about calibrating the sensors.

NOTICE: There was a batch of FMUs that had faulty accelerometers. If you have trouble calibrating the accelerometer, or get frequent "High accelerometer bias" errors when trying to arm your rover, you may have one from that batch. Contact or if you have this issue.

You can check whether the sensors are properly calibrated using the Analyze widget, which can be found under Widgets at the top of the screen. This is a tool in QGroundControl that allows you to plot sensor values of sensors inside of the RDDRONE-FMUK66 in real-time.

You can check the calibration of the sensors inside of the FMU by putting the drone on a flat, horizontal surface, and looking at the ATTITUDE.roll and ATTITUDE.pitch variables. If they are larger than 0.02 (both positive and negative), you should consider recalibrating the Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Level Horizon.

Note that the scaling of the graphs in the analyzer changes automatically! In some cases, very small changes might appear as if they are very large. Look at the current scale before drawing any conclusions!

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