As the name implies, this area is where the Pixhawk administrator would configure and tune the aircraft. Since some of these menus are only available with an advanced layout, first we'll cover the Planner section (which will give you access to all the advanced features).
The following screenshot shows the options for the
Planner tab. This is the area where we configure the Mission Planner software itself:
There are many options for setting up Mission Planner on your ground control station. Let's take a look at each one of them:
Video Device: As we saw in the Multicopter chapter, this is where you would specify a video capture device (hooked up to a video receiver) to display the video taken onboard the drone. Using the
Stopbuttons starts and stops the video from being displayed behind the HUD on the Flight Data screen (in place of an artificial horizon).
Video Format: This specifies the format for incoming video.
OSD Color: This lets you set the color for...