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by sismeiro
Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: TRANSFORMING VTOL EDF JET DRONE (VARITECH) – ROBOTECH PROJEC
Replies: 14
Views: 8462

Re: TRANSFORMING VTOL EDF JET DRONE (VARITECH) – ROBOTECH PR

Hi,

Just to tell that I love your project. It's very nice to see something completly different being developed with the help of the MultiWii code.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: Filming from the air...
Replies: 4
Views: 3203

Re: Filming from the air...

Hi, this is very nice indeed. Your quadcopter it´s very alike my onw. :)
by sismeiro
Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Calibration at startup
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Calibration at startup

cossack wrote:ACC is calibrated in GUI and GYRO is calibrated at startup. ACC is level. GYRO is speed of rotation.

Hi, just an reinforcement, you only need to calibrate the ACC once.
by sismeiro
Sun Dec 28, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Why development has stopped?
Replies: 230
Views: 25681

Re: Why development has stopped?

My next build is using this APM 2.5 on a 450 Quad. My experience so far is very positive. Just plugged in a GPS/Mag (clone as well but advertised as APM compatible) & it just worked. No hours of troubleshooting & endless Ublox + Config.h mods. As this quad is built for FPV I wanted an OSD t...
by sismeiro
Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Why development has stopped?
Replies: 230
Views: 25681

Re: Why development has stopped?

I see no reason why some talented person or persons can not pick up the ball and run with it. Only requirement is, give credit to the source. Also some other projects like the Linux kernel managed to address and give guidelines to people ( http://www.kroah.com/log/linux/howto.html ) when contributi...
by sismeiro
Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Buzzer constant sound
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Buzzer constant sound

fgrs wrote:it was easier to make changes in the config only, had to swap those lines only

Yep, the way you did it's easier. :)
by sismeiro
Sat Nov 15, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Buzzer constant sound
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Buzzer constant sound

Hi,

You can check the changes I made into the 2.3 code here http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4482. I also had the same problem with the buzzer being inverted but with a few changes in the code it was solved.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Disable onboard Mag to use ext Mag
Replies: 32
Views: 4436

Re:

kilby wrote:Other than that I would say avoid it as will make it al lot harder to learn to fly the machine.

+1
by sismeiro
Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Best Transmitter/radio??
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Re: Best Transmitter/radio??

In my opinion you can't go wrong with a Turnigy 9XR. :)
by sismeiro
Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiwiiConf Graphical Enhancements
Replies: 25
Views: 2030

Re: MultiwiiConf Graphical Enhancements

Leo wrote:The P-I-D section has now been cleaned up :)

I think that's as far as I'm going to go :)

Looks nice. :)
by sismeiro
Sat Aug 30, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Which GPS Baud is more accurate?
Replies: 7
Views: 8498

Re: Which GPS Baud is more accurate?

Hi guys , I am monting one quad whith crius se 2.5 whith skecth 2.1 , my question is setting gps baudrate in FC like 38400 i have to change any settings in i2c our in gps my gps is crius neo6 cirocomm , wait news guys . Sorry for the pour english but i am from portugal Best Regards all users and i ...
by sismeiro
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Leaving multiwii
Replies: 1
Views: 408

Re: Leaving multiwii

nechaus wrote:When will there be a new version out do you think? like 2.4?

Hi, take a look in this post http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5296#p52823 to see the answer. :D
by sismeiro
Sun Aug 03, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.3 p07 with corrections from MultiWii_shared
Replies: 8
Views: 2355

Re: MultiWii 2.3 p06 with corrections from MultiWii_shared

Hi, New p07 version with the changes: 20140613 -------- Revision: 2_3_p07 Author: sismeiro@gmail.com Date: terça-feira, 13 de Junho de 2014 12:20:00 Message: BUZZERPIN_PINMODE corrected for Mega boards BUZZERPIN_ON and BUZZERPIN_OFF inverted in def.h to support buzzers activated with transistor circ...
by sismeiro
Sun Aug 03, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: My Xcopter
Replies: 6
Views: 2732

Re: My Xcopter

Hi, After sometime without giving any news in this thread, many things happened. I have a gimbal and a new SJ4000 camera, also I changed my flight controller board for a MultiWii PRO Ez3.0 Blacked MAG with GPS. My Xcopter setup is working well and I am very happy with it. This is one of the latest a...
by sismeiro
Sun Aug 03, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [FEATURE] r1685-only_allow_arm_with_gps_3dfix.patch
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: [FEATURE] r1685-only_allow_arm_with_gps_3dfix.patch

can you make it optional by GUI? Sometimes I'm flying indoor with no GPS-fix possible. With this patch its impossible to change indoor/outdoor location without flashing a new sketch. I agree that would be nice that we could disable the check of 3dfix before arming also. Sometime we just don't want ...
by sismeiro
Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Multiwii Automatic Altitude Hold, no PIDs, source and video
Replies: 7
Views: 4994

Re: Multiwii Automatic Altitude Hold, no PIDs, source and vi

Hi,

It seems very good. Let's wait and see if more people test this mod and if Alex is also happy with it to include it before 2.4 release.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Hex files for most popular boards
Replies: 7
Views: 1313

Re: Hex files for most popular boards

Maybe we can make a repository with compiled hex files for the popular boards and configurations ? Then we can have a uploader (PC/Android) to facilitate firmware updates. What do you think? I think that an easy self explaining configuration GUI that would create a config.h file would be better to ...
by sismeiro
Sat Jul 19, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Motors speed
Replies: 13
Views: 1464

Re: Motors speed

All the MW experts agree that motor_stop should not be used. The reasons are- 1. Safety- instant recognition that quad is armed. Without this just bumping throttle could result in uncontrolled takeoff 2. Motors are spooled up & synced so when throttle increased quad will lift off evenly Hi, I'm...
by sismeiro
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)
Replies: 19
Views: 1454

Re: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)

Hi, Crashed really hard though when trying to land with "baro" active. The props did not stop and smashed the asfalt pretty hard.. Maybe that is supposed to happen with baro active? As far as I know you should _not_ lift or land with baro active. Then another thing I'd like to ask about. T...
by sismeiro
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)
Replies: 19
Views: 1454

Re: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)

Also thank you Sismeiro for sharing your videos. It gives me a good idea of how it looks for others. One question though, have you flied with the nice graphs settings and tried how it works? Not yet, lately I could not fly on the weekends and I am anxious to try the new flight controller. I will ha...
by sismeiro
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)
Replies: 19
Views: 1454

Re: Throttle and pitch problems - (Beginner)

Hi, Recently I installed a Witespy MultiWii PRO Ez3.0 Black on my Xcopter. For me it was strange to configure the LPF at 42 Hz on this board like it was on the original MW 2.3 from the vendor. I made some tests without propellers first with my previous FC, a Crius 0.2 SE that never had any LPF filte...
by sismeiro
Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 263934

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi, Just to report two problems with the latest version of the EZ-GUI. When using the "back" to exit the application it will goes through all the previous windows without exiting promptly. Other problem is the dashboard 2, it's also difficult to exit it, I tried swiping in several directio...
by sismeiro
Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 263934

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi,

Just to tell that I hadn't anything against the old color scheme but I like the new one more. :)

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sat May 03, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Tricotper Flight Motor Stopping
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Tricotper Flight Motor Stopping

Hi,

Two suggestions, calibrate the ESCs if you didn't already and configure MINTHROTTLE in config.h until the motors don't stop when the tricopter moves.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Fri May 02, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Successful maiden flight- Multiwii convert!
Replies: 8
Views: 875

Re: Successful maiden flight- Multiwii convert!

Hi,

Good to know that you are happy with your MultiWii experience. Keep us posted about your project and other converted people to MultiWii.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Problem arming Crius V2.3 clone using DX7 TX
Replies: 9
Views: 1129

Re: Problem arming Crius V2.3 clone using DX7 TX

I just need to now learn how to fly and fine tune a quad (at least you can practise in your back yard) & try the settings accessible by Aux switches. I just wish there was a guide for MW V2.3 which outlined how to set these up. The only guides on GUI I have found relate to much earlier versions...
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: New quad, repetitive crash issues + GPS PosH question
Replies: 7
Views: 754

Re: New quad, repetitive crash issues + GPS PosH question

The board is being powered from the BEC inside the Multistar with BEC, thru the servo cable. Shouldn't this be OK?s It should be OK if you don't have problems that show otherwise. Currently that's how I am powering my FC but it's not the best way, I am considering using a separated BEC just for the...
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Problem arming Crius V2.3 clone using DX7 TX
Replies: 9
Views: 1129

Re: Problem arming Crius V2.3 clone using DX7 TX

I thought that it possible that the erratic speeds could be due to no load on motors so fitted props & tied quad to a weight. It tries to take off but speed variations so great that it wobbles like a drunken sailor! Increasing throttle puts it into an oscillation. Hi, I think you are having to ...
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: New quad, repetitive crash issues + GPS PosH question
Replies: 7
Views: 754

Re: New quad, repetitive crash issues + GPS PosH question

Does this scenario ring any bells? Because right now I am not very confident in my quad so I can't really explore all the hopefully great fly performance PS. I have tested for any MINTHROTTLE issues and that doesn't seem to be the case, as I can't get it to happen by shaking/tilting the quad with l...
by sismeiro
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.3 p07 with corrections from MultiWii_shared
Replies: 8
Views: 2355

Re: MultiWii 2.3 p04 with corrections from MultiWii_shared

Hi, New p06 version with the change: 20140429 -------- Revision: 2_3_p06 Author: sismeiro@gmail.com Date: terça-feira, 29 de Abril de 2014 22:21:00 Message: Inclusion of buzzer alarm when arming and disarming with MOTOR_STOP option (http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=4977&p=5...
by sismeiro
Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Re: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved

Hi, Two suggestions for the code above instead of the red lines. If you want to always beep on arm/disarm: #ifdef BUZZER alarmArray[0] = 2; #endif If you want to beep on arm/disarm only when using MOTOR_STOP option: #ifdef BUZZER && MOTOR_STOP alarmArray[0] = 2; #endif Regards, Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Re: arm/disarm beep indication

haydent wrote:there you go

It would be nice if the change was added to the development trunk.
by sismeiro
Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Re: arm/disarm beep indication

hey, you will need to code it to beep. i can do it for you. does your buzzer just take normal voltage to beep or a pwm signal. and what version mw are you running Hi, It would be a good addition to the MultiWii code for everybody with a buzzer. When someone uses the MOTOR_STOP option it would enabl...
by sismeiro
Mon Apr 28, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude hold agorithm
Replies: 34
Views: 4447

Re: Altitude hold agorithm

Hi,

Good to know that your tests were successful. I hope Alex is looking at this thread and apply the solution in the development branch. Anybody else had the opportunity to test this code change?

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Re: arm/disarm beep indication

Curious to know why you'd want a beep on arm/disarm. Isn't the beautiful whirring of motors a dead giveaway that they're armed? Hi, For all the people that don't use the MOTOR_STOP option, yes the motors noise would suffice to indicate that they are armed and running. In my Xcopter I use this optio...
by sismeiro
Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: arm/disarm beep indication - Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1287

Re: arm/disarm beep indication

Hi, I bought a buzzer and one of the purposes was to have a audio signal when arming and disarming, in my case it didn't work either. I didn't look at the code since I think it's not a bug, according to the information on the wiki it's not supposed to make sounds when arming and disarming: http://ww...
by sismeiro
Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude hold agorithm
Replies: 34
Views: 4447

Re: Altitude hold agorithm

koenkooi wrote:Can you show a code diff with your fix so people can try it out?

Good idea, it will make easier to analyze and test if it works.
by sismeiro
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Tuning MultiWii for aerial video
Replies: 7
Views: 1680

Re: Tuning MultiWii for aerial video

Hi to all, Regarding the vibrations I don't think I have that many on my Xcopter, changing the LPF wouldn't do any good but I may be wrong. Can anyone post a video of the sensors graphs on MultiWiiGui with the motors running for comparison? 0D2W4mt_dY8 I have this example which was made while flying...
by sismeiro
Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Tuning MultiWii for aerial video
Replies: 7
Views: 1680

Re: Tuning MultiWii for aerial video

Hi, I have been doing some flights with the purpose of stabilizing my quadcopter while hovering. In my latest tests I reduced the D parameter of the pitch and roll to 5 and it was very stable, eliminated the small twists while hovering. Also I reduced the I parameter a little. If it's not perfect, i...
by sismeiro
Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Twit!
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Re: Twit!

Hi,

Was that on purpose? You should always use MultiWiiGui 2.3 to configure the 2.3 firmware.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Add Temperature Sensor
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

Re: Add Temperature Sensor

Hi, Thank you for your code and explanation on how to add it, I hope some one pick it up and add it to the main MultiWii code. It's a "nice to have" feature only with a few bucks of investment and I always wondered how cold is it a few miles away of the earth ground. You will never know wh...
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.3 p07 with corrections from MultiWii_shared
Replies: 8
Views: 2355

Re: MultiWii 2.3 p04 with corrections from MultiWii_shared

Hi, New p05 version with the change: 20140402 -------- Revision: 1669 Author: dubusal Date: quinta-feira, 27 de Março de 2014 23:21:51 Message: - little optimization in sensor task order switch loop ---- Modified : /trunk/MultiWii_shared/MultiWii.cpp File MultiWii_2_3_p05.zip for download on the fir...
by sismeiro
Wed Apr 02, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: What you don't like in EZ-GUI?
Replies: 51
Views: 6441

Re: What you don't like in EZ-GUI?

Hi,

Regarding the topic I want to say the opposite, what I like in EZ-GUI. I like the attention that the author gives to the application and the improvements it gets. I like it so much that I paid for the application and hope the author continues to develop it.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: Tricopter Multiwii and Mobius jello solved
Replies: 4
Views: 3486

Re: Tricopter Multiwii and Mobius jello solved

Hi,

You have made very nice videos. Also is good to see another portuguese here in the MultiWii foruns.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: need help with multiwii 2.o
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: need help with multiwii 2.o

Hi,

In this site (http://witespyquad.gostorego.com/videos.html) you can get generic information regarding the setup of MultiWii. Also you should upgrade to the latest MultiWii version which is 2.3 if you don't have any special requirements to use 2.0.

Regards,
Luis Sismeiro
by sismeiro
Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

From the tests I did, what I understood was to choose a profile, make the changes and save them. Then choose other profile, make the changes and save them. It seems that for each profile you have all the configurations available, like the PIDs, the RATEs, the EXPOs, etc. I think all available config...
by sismeiro
Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

I never tried the multiple profiles before, I didn't had the option compiled since I use the Android EZ GUI app to make all the changes (thank you Ezio). I just compiled the firmware and opened the MultiWiiConf to see the options. It's not easy to find but it's there, the number changed when I used ...
by sismeiro
Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

Via aux switch (inflight or if this is not possible unarm/arm), have different rates, and if possible PID too! Is this is how "multiple profiles" works? Currently I think only works with stick combination. Check the stick configuration help file here: http://code.google.com/p/multiwii/sou...
by sismeiro
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 1963

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

Hi, Imagine you usual do sport flying that needs the PIDs tuned for that but you are on the field and want to do some stable flying to get some nice video footage. You would land, change to your "stable" profile with the sticks and start flying again. At least is how I see the use of this ...
by sismeiro
Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: bad coding in sensor loop...
Replies: 14
Views: 1184

Re: bad coding in sensor loop...

That *almost* makes sense in this context but it's still very bad form, and also doesn't explain the retarded 'taskOrder-=5' statement, but oh well. I'm starting to see that mwc is definitely not done by real coders, and there's a bunch of pasted toy code all over the place; looks like a lost cause...