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MP1028g | Easy Installation | Specifications | FAQ | Brochure | Buy Now

Specifications - MP1028g

Servos & Mixing MP1028g
elevon yes
flaperons yes
4 servo flap/aileron yes
separate flaps yes
x-tail no
split aileron yes
rudder throttle no
split rudders no
number of servos 8
servo update rate 50 hz
separate servo and main battery power supply yes
separate voltage monitor for main and servo battery power supplies yes
integrated RC override yes
servo resolution 11 bit
extra ADC channels and 3-axis magnetometer optional
Control System
inner loop update rate
30 hz
gain scheduling for optimum performance yes
rudder aileron feed forward for improved turn performance yes
aileron elevator feed forward for improved altitude hold during turns yes
autonomous takeoff and landing no
airspeed sensor range (kph) 150
altimeter range (meters above launch point) 2500
Roll, and Yaw Gyros yes
y-accelerometer to co-ordinate turns yes
GPS update rate 1Hz
move servo at waypoint yes
change altitude at waypoint yes
change airspeed at waypoint yes
user definable holding patterns yes
user definable error handlers (loss of GPS, low battery etc.) yes
RPV and UAV modes yes
supports DGPS accuracy no
waypoints 50
Telemetry, Datalog & Video MP1028g
telemetry update rate 5hz
size of onboard datalog 0.5 MB
datalog update rate 5hz
video overlay (number of user definable fields) 16
video overlay uses low cost industry standard video overlay boards yes
pressure altitude and pressure airspeed available on video overlay yes
Ground control station MP1028g
HORIZONmp ground control software optional
MP2028g autopilot simulator for operator training yes
ground control station developer's kit no
gains can be adjusted in-flight no
change waypoints in-flight no
payload servos controlled from ground station yes
fly in RC mode via datalink (both stabilized and normal) no
point and click waypoint editor optional
Physical Characteristics MP1028g
weight (including GPS receiver, gyros, and sensors) 28 grams
(not including GPS antenna)
power (including GPS receiver, gyros, all sensors and GPS antenna) 140 ma @ 6.5V
supply Voltage (volts) 4.2 - 26V
size - length (cm) 10.0 cm
size - width (cm) 4.0 cm
size - height (cm) 1.5 cm
software upgradable in the field yes

Things you should know about the MP1028g

  • A maximum of 8 servos can be connected.
  • Elevons, flaperons, 4 servo flap/aileron mixing modes are available; other mixing modes listed in the manual are not available on the MP1028g.
  • Helicopter mode is unavailable.
  • You cannot use an AGL with the MP1028g.
  • You cannot use a compass with the MP1028g.
  • The Datalog size is limited to 100 KB.
  • In-flight reprogramming is not possible; all programming must be done on the ground.
  • Target airspeed is limited to 150kph.
  • The command buffer is limited to 50 commands.
  • No threads are allowed in .fly files.
  • Automated landings are not possible; there is no approach or flare command.
  • The .fly file/command buffer will not accept advanced operations such
    skipGreaterThan, waitLessThan.
  • The 2nd and 3rd com ports are unavailable
  • Direct flight control by joystick is unavailable.
  • Cannot use 4Hz GPS Receiver, only the 1Hz Trimble

Xtender SDK programming limitations for the MP1028g

  • User code cannot be added to the autopilot
  • You cannot programme the 2nd and 3rd com ports
  • The stuffservos control from plug-ins or a GCS is unavailable
  • The modify commands are unavailable (e.g. to modify waypoints)
  • Branching from thread0 in a .fly file to a particular point is not possible
  • Hardware in the loop simulation is not possible.
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