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by Goetz
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

Selecting the Profile with Sticks gives you the possibility to (partly) copy onr Profile to another: 1. select the source-Profile and hit "read" 2. select destination-Profile with Sticks and hit "write" Values are copied. But: BE CAREFULL: at least the servo-settings are NOT copi...
by Goetz
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

For me the Profileselection in the gui works. First you have to slide Profile to the numer you want (0, 1, 2), after that you have to klick on "select setting" and profile is active, actual values of the profile are already shown (which is NOT the case selecting the setting with Sticks, wi...
by Goetz
Fri Dec 05, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

today test in the field showed: It works as expected. One should keep in mind, that values for the servos also depend on the profile.. I didn't manage in the field to edit them as needed but I remember that saving them was not as easy as expected with only one Profile too... ...there was something l...
by Goetz
Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

aux switches are dependig on Profile, can be different. I'm not shure about min- and FS-Throttle.... ...thank you for the Hint fro fs-Throttle.... ....adjusted for 3S could easy become an flyaway @4S...
by Goetz
Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"
Replies: 20
Views: 2429

Re: GUI-settable parameters “MULTIPLE_CONFIG_PROFILES"

I'm wodering why this great feature isnt discussed more often. Many users should use it because there are often done changes to the copter which require different settings, e.g.: - flying with or without Actioncam - flying with different Lipos (different mAh as well as different No. of Cells) - flyi...
by Goetz
Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Cannot upload to the FC
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: Cannot upload to the FC

did you try another USB-Port? preferrable one you normally don't use. If this doesn't help, de- and reinstall driver for your ftdi... ....you might try to deinstall all other COM-Devices so that reconnection to the ftdi does faster as the last option I know...
by Goetz
Tue Nov 25, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: MultiWii Conf 2.3 and Java startup problem
Replies: 12
Views: 12693

Re: MultiWii Conf 2.3 and Java startup problem

as said above: OK, help for Windows and/or dos Newbees: you have to add the location where java is installed on your machine (something like C:\programs\.... or c:\program 64\..... you have to search for it on YOUR computer) to the path-variable on your computer (search for "path" in the h...
by Goetz
Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Motordirection on Tri
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Motordirection on Tri

I did an flying Test an found (as expected) everything fine or even better using mixed Props on the Tri (of course according to the motordirection). Angle during hoover was much closer to horizon and yaw-irritation at sudden fullthrottle was less than with 3xCCW. So Tri is perfect "Spare-Props-...
by Goetz
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Motordirection on Tri
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Motordirection on Tri

I knew I read it somewhere.... ....of course I find it only AFTER I started this thread;-) http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5334&hilit=tri+cw So I will give it an try and only change Motordirection and Prop and leave Code and Settings an they are. I like it when Things are ...
by Goetz
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Motordirection on Tri
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Motordirection on Tri

I know that normal Setup on Tri is all Motors CCW (so it is possible to use normal Props, from the Handbook from my Crius Se) Because i have serveral Multis and no Planes i have cw and ccw Props, also on my Tri the servo-driven-angle of backmotor is rather big (ca. 25-30 by eyemeasurement) hoovering...
by Goetz
Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: How does throttle work & where?
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: How does throttle work & where?

looks like wrong prop on wrong motordirection or motor (esc) plugged into wrong output of FC... ...doublecheck this...
by Goetz
Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Pitch and roll makes copter climb?
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: Pitch and roll makes copter climb?

load the sketch and look in "config.h" for " #define THROTTLE_ANGLE_CORRECTION 40" deactivete this line or try other values. Dectivating ("// #define THROTTLE_ANGLE_CORRECTION 40") gives you the full Control - that means: When the Copter tilts you have to increase throt...
by Goetz
Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Drifting in Acro, Leveling mode doesn't level much, HELP
Replies: 4
Views: 2504

Re: Drifting in Acro, Leveling mode doesn't level much, HELP

you've hat a lot trouble and tried many things wich are more or less important but the main thing is: you have to know what you are doing. 1rst I think you are using MW 2.3 - at least you are using GUI for that version. What did you activate in the Sketch before uploading? Did you select your Board?...
by Goetz
Tue May 13, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 210807

Re: GPS NAV

YAW-Direction is not longer handled in Config.h, you have to switch it in the gui.
by Goetz
Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: NanoWII Change of Motorpin
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Re: NanoWII Change of Motorpin

I already found an solution in an german forum:
http://fpv-community.de/showthread.php? ... orport-(D5)-tot-NanoWii2-Kupfer-Leiterbahnen-zweier-Motorports-hin&p=514286&viewfull=1#post514286

The idea is: call it an hexa in the sketch and change the motormix in hex so it behaves like quad on the new pin :-))

Thanks to Felix for this genius idea.
by Goetz
Sun Jan 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: NanoWII Change of Motorpin
Replies: 1
Views: 492

NanoWII Change of Motorpin

I have an NanoWII whitch worked well until an Crash. The Connection of D6 where I used to plug the Servowire is broken on the Nano, there is no Signal coming out any more. I need only 4 Motorpins, so my hope is that I can use another Pin (e.g. D11) Where can I change the Pinaasignment in the Code to...
by Goetz
Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:15 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 210807

Re: GPS NAV

yesyesyes... ....you're bringing me back to MW for my FPV-Copter, I bought an NAZA after NHadrian left MW and I saw no development on RTH Failsafe here, I was sad about this.

Thank you :-)
by Goetz
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

In my opinion have fixed throtle as a failsafe is a bit pathetic - when wrongly set (weight change - different batery, without camera), the copter will either fall as a brick or fly away - depend just on weight to thrust ratio - think the NH vario descent is an absolute minimum for failsafe. That's...
by Goetz
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:02 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

I would like to see it! I Think it is existentially, not only an option when you have an copter with fpv, cam and other expencive equipment. I definitely would immediately switch back to MW with an stable RTH on failsafe from Naza
by Goetz
Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:43 am
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Help on simonk esc calibration on crius aio pro v1.0
Replies: 8
Views: 6507

Re: Help on simonk esc calibration on crius aio pro v1.0

where do you get "set maxthrottle to 1864" from? I never read this and I thought SimonK's go the complete way from 1000 to 2000? Why Maxthrottle 1864? Is there any Reason for this?
by Goetz
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Motors jittering and not turning correctly
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

Re: Motors jittering and not turning correctly

change Minthrottle (1111 worked for my RCT 20A Simonk), AFTERWARDS you have to calibrate ESC's again.... (Props off!)
by Goetz
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

Hi, Some good questions. Here is my own version , it's got the alex khoroshko PID loop by default (old loop is removed) and I've tweaked the vbat routine for a rctimer 50v/90i battery monitor. I've got it setup to run how I like it, so it does a failsafe RTH, and then Autoland at the altitudes and ...
by Goetz
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Help on simonk esc calibration on crius aio pro v1.0
Replies: 8
Views: 6507

Re: Help on simonk esc calibration on crius aio pro v1.0

scrat wrote:http://code.google.com/p/multiwii/wiki/ESCsCalibration

http://www.multiwii.com/wiki/index.php? ... alibration


thats 99% ;-)
My 1%: the suggested 1064 for Minthrottle dont't work on my 20A RCT Simonk, I had to up it. I didn't test it with something in between, but 1111 instead of 1064 works for me.

20A RCT Simonk
2212/13 Suppo
Crius AIO V2
FrSky tx/rx
by Goetz
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

I want to say thank you once more. In my opinion you did an great thing for MW (at least for me). There are tree questions open for me: 1) R23 ist the last Version, three Patches are supposed to be done (described some Posts before), the right MWConf has to be used. It would be very nice somebody pu...
by Goetz
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

And what about those with 4ch-TX, just want to use nice variomode? No Chance because Baro must be set during flight...?
by Goetz
Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

Yes, I know, but I'm far from perfect and sometimes I forgot to check all switches on TX before arming... I tought it would be an matter of safety (like many other Improvements of this Mod) and (in my easy Unerstanding of non-Coder-Head) I thought it would be easy to add an check of desired Baro-sta...
by Goetz
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

I know, it's basically a Problem of MW r1379, not of the very good mod from Adrian here, but here seem to be the people taking risk serious, so i post it here: I was using R22(1379) and experienced serveral times, that Motors spin up dramatically when arming with baro activated. Is this a known Prob...
by Goetz
Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 187661

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

IN the Tests with no vidoutput at all the circles vtx and Copter were completely seperated...
by Goetz
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 187661

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

It is not reproduceable.... ...now again no vidout at all..... :-(((
by Goetz
Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 187661

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I have an Minim from RCT and was working basic setup over and over again and din't get any videooutput (no osd, no camera). Videoside is connected to 12V from VTx, ftdi/MW-Side with 5V, Video and Copter have seperated Lipos. Now I found, that I get videooutput, when I provide Power to Video and Copt...
by Goetz
Tue Jun 04, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: PID-Beahvior of MW2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 2444

Re: PID-Beahvior of MW2.2

solved (maybe someone esle makes the same mistake as i did): wrong: start with standard PID an increase P right: set I and D to 0, THEN increase P until wobble.... ..yes, without I and D there comes an wobble:-) then increase D (perhaps down P a bit), then I..... ....to be honest I'm still not shure...
by Goetz
Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: List of problems in Version2.2
Replies: 58
Views: 9149

Re: List of problems in Version2.2

Gyrocal After arming is not good when arming and starting Copter in your hand...
I'm almost shure my first fails I had where with the option gyrocalibrationfaisave active, so I thought only this option was faulty an deactivated...
by Goetz
Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: List of problems in Version2.2
Replies: 58
Views: 9149

Re: List of problems in Version2.2

I fly MW since 1.8p2, heared from pilots from former times "always calibrate gyros with sticks before arming and start" and i always thougt it was an problem from fomer times... ...i never did it and did 100s of flights well without. With 2.2 i had 5 failiures, because gyro-calibration did...
by Goetz
Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

I want to say thank you to nhadrian because thie is an yery serious feature, missing in MW (main branch). I tested it and it works as expected.... ...very good. Now I feel secured enough to fly on when the first alarm of my tx beeps... New Users: keep in mind you have to test serveral things before,...
by Goetz
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

could anybody please explain how to get the right gui for this version.

thank you
by Goetz
Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: acro + full Yaw Left->activates angle mode - resolved
Replies: 5
Views: 989

Re: acro + full Yaw Left->activates angle mode - Wrong endp

Hamburger wrote:cool. A good solution. Thank you.

+1
by Goetz
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: MG OK in GUI but Headfree upset
Replies: 0
Views: 230

MG OK in GUI but Headfree upset

I have an Problem, coming up several times now: After clearing eprom and flashing MW2.2 on Crius AIO V1, setting AUX-Channels in GUI and calibrating acc and mag in gui everything looks fine. Even with running Motors and Throttle mag-values in gui are right. BUT: In Headfree-Mode the Copter doesn't r...
by Goetz
Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: failsafe with FrSky not possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1377

Re: failsafe with FrSky not possible?

finally I found an tool: MW-Sketch... ...try and be happy: it works :-))
Signal was <985, unfortunately not shown in gui, but recognised by mw.

Thank you for Help
by Goetz
Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: failsafe with FrSky not possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1377

Re: failsafe with FrSky not possible?

When configuring your rx failsafe you must make it send invalid signal like below 985. I did same thing with spektrum rx which remembers which values it should emit under signal lost. this seems to be the way... in WM-GUI and Wingui I can see signal only down to something like 990, then diplay stop...
by Goetz
Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: failsafe with FrSky not possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1377

failsafe with FrSky not possible?

MW has an failsave-routine, there are activities for a mutch better failsafe here: http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2965 My problem is: I don't get the FrSky-Receivers to stop sending signals - or even I don't know how to see wether the Rx is sending signals or not.... one by on...
by Goetz
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 73099

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

good idea to have an link to latest code in first post. would be nice to link to latest Gui (WIN/Linux) too.

Thank you very mutch
by Goetz
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.2 is released
Replies: 84
Views: 39235

Re: MultiWii 2.2 is released

I had it on serveral MW-Versions with differnt Boards, that the the calibration (NOT Trimming) at least once had to me made by Sticks, otherwise the trimming by sticks wasn't stored. ACC-Calibration by sticks is (when not armed) full roll, full throttle and full yaw left.
by Goetz
Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: changed ESC's Now quad is impossible to fly. SOLVED
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: changed ESC's Now quad is impossible to fly.

I think Peter is right.

When you see Motor High in Gui you are looking at the output from fc to esc, you don't see wat Esc or motor does.... .....so if Motor are high in gui esc cant be the reason...
by Goetz
Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver
Replies: 26
Views: 4891

Re: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver

Thank you Peter, i read this somewhere. I tried it on my D8R-XP, but it didn't work, Rx was still sending last known command when switching TX off.... haven't tested with D4R-II... anything I could have made wrong? Does it only work immediately after binding (but I tested this too)... What I did is:...
by Goetz
Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver
Replies: 26
Views: 4891

Re: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver

MY FrSky-RX always have an output. without failsave set they repeat the last known command, with fs set the fs-values. (I would like to know a possibility to let them output "nothing" in case of signalloss). Powering Motors at full Throttle is serious. Do I understand it right: It happans ...
by Goetz
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver
Replies: 26
Views: 4891

Re: Multiwii 2.2 hangs when using FrSKY serialsum receiver

I have FrSky Rx on Crius SE and on Crius AIO V1, both with PPM-SUM - no Probs
by Goetz
Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: PID-Beahvior of MW2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 2444

Re: PID-Beahvior of MW2.2

The only thing I see is: put back MW2.1, experiece the P(ID)'s, calc it with 33/40, go back to MW2.2 (with erase of Eeprom) and put them in by Hand in Gui.... ....I cannot believe this is the only solution?
by Goetz
Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Failsafe methods
Replies: 16
Views: 3164

Re: Failsafe methods

by Goetz
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Failsafe methods
Replies: 16
Views: 3164

Re: Failsafe methods

this sounds interesting for me, since I dont manage to tell my FrSky to send nothing in case of signalloss, but there is an RSSI-Pin. Can it direktly soldert to the defined Arduino-Pin or should there be an resistor in series?