Developing on Navio2

Hey,

I had a quick question regarding the Navio2. If I were to develop a program on it, would I be able to run it while ArduPilot is in progress? For example, we were thinking of developing a spraying mechanism that is powered by an electric pump by taking advantage of the PWM outputs on the Navio2. Is this possible, or should we resort to using an Arduino to handle this?

Thank you,
Miguel

Hi Miguel,

ArduPilot autopilot needs to be stopped when you run some custom program. Autopilot takes up the resources of Navio2 hardware components, so you can’t really use them when it’s on. I suppose you can disable the autopilot if you don’t use it as a controlling software and just launch your program.