Flight Stand Software Tutorials

Learn how to use the software for the Flight Stand 15, 50, and 150.


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1. Get started with the overview tutorial (9 mins):

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2. How to Perform a Manual Control Test (1.5 mins):
Steps:
  1. Navigate to the ‘Manual Control’ tab
  2. Name your test
  3. Choose continuous recording or manual sampling
  4. Activate the ESC and drag the slider to set the throttle
  5. Deactivate the ESC to end the test then save the data
3. How to Perform an Automatic Control Test (2 mins):
Steps:
  1. Navigate to the ‘Automatic Control’ tab
  2. Activate your ESC
  3. Create your throttle sequence by uploading a CSV file OR
  4. Input times and throttle values in the table
  5. Preview the sequence and set the # of repeats
  6. Name your test and choose a sampling method
  7. Click ‘Initiate Sequence’
  8. Save your data once the sequence is complete
4. How to Use the Simulated Test Stand (3 mins):
Steps:
  1. Navigate to the ‘Hardware’ tab
  2. Click ‘Connect Simulated Board’
  3. For a dual or multi-motor test, repeat step 2
  4. Perform a Manual or Automated test as usual
5. How to Resample Your Data (1 min):
Steps:
  1. Navigate to the ‘Tests’ tab
  2. Go to the ‘Export’ tab
  3. Under ‘Time Resolution’ select ‘Resample’
  4. Enter a value for sample reporting frequency
6. How to Customize Live Data Plots (2 mins):
Steps:
  1. Start a Manual or Automated test
  2. Drag up the ‘Real-time plots’ window
  3. Select which powertrains you would like to see
  4. Select the time visible on the x-axis
  5. Control the layout and visibility of plots
  6. Select filtered or unfiltered data
7. How to Use the Motor Rate Limiter (2 mins):
Steps:
  1. Navigate to the ‘Manual Control’ tab
  2. Click on the gear icon to the left of the ESC slider
  3. Enter a value in the ‘Rate Limiter’ box in µs/s
  4. Remove the rate limiter value and activate the ESC
  5. Navigate to the ‘Automatic Control’ tab’s table
  6. Enter desired values in the ‘Rate (µs/s)’ column
  7. Rate limiter will be automatically applied to the test

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