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by brettwal
Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:39 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Help With 4S VBAT setup
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Help With 4S VBAT setup

I would suggest the purchase of a Zener Diode kit list the following: m For a 4S system, I would use either the 12 or 13 Volt Zener and the circuit listed here: http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2661&start=20 Thank you for the reply. I will order the kit and begin experiment...
by brettwal
Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Help With 4S VBAT setup
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Help With 4S VBAT setup

Anybody?
by brettwal
Fri May 31, 2013 5:00 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 159106

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I did move the OSD to COM 1 and I no longer have the issue.
by brettwal
Fri May 31, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 159106

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Duplicate
by brettwal
Fri May 31, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 159106

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I did move the OSD to COM 1 and I no longer have the issue.

I am using a mega board from goodluckbuy.com and a freeimu v0.35

GPS is a Ublox Lea 6 H
by brettwal
Fri May 31, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Help With 4S VBAT setup
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Help With 4S VBAT setup

I've read the wiki and as many post as I could locate and I can't quite wrap my head around the vbat setup. I understand the voltage divider principle and can get scale values through trial and error. I will be using this on a 4S tricopter with a mega board. I would like to use copterrichie's improv...
by brettwal
Mon May 27, 2013 7:15 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 159106

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Thanks. I'll give it a go...
by brettwal
Sun May 26, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 159106

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I have a MW Mega board with a Serial GPS on COM2 and the MinimOSD on COM4. Both work, just not together. If I boot up with both connected the OSD works but the GPS will not get a lock. If I disconnect the OSD and boot the GPS gets a lock. After the GPS has a lock, if I connect the OSD, all works fin...
by brettwal
Wed May 08, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Dev 1431 Throttle/ESC issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: Dev 1431 Throttle/ESC issue?

Yeah, I always pull down the latest GUI when I pull down a DEV build. I may have inadvertently launched the wrong GUI though. I will re-try when I get home.
by brettwal
Wed May 08, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Dev 1431 Throttle/ESC issue?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Dev 1431 Throttle/ESC issue?

I downloaded and compiled the dev 1431 and uploaded to my Crius AIO Pro. Then go into the GUI and configure. Then when I attempt to fly, my throttle setting is completely out of wack. I then use the ESC calibration in the code and it back to normal. If I connect to the MWC again the problem repeats....
by brettwal
Sun May 05, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?

Gonna try the 1428 DEV build.
by brettwal
Fri May 03, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?

snowzach wrote:May not be related but mine does this too if I have any GPS related modes on...



No GPS on this Tri. Again, only happens on the new Crius SE w/ the 6050 MPU.
by brettwal
Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?

Peter wrote:One thing I can think of is that you have a bad sensor.



I don't think so. I can leave it in Angle mode and and do whaterver and its fine. Baro On or Off, same for MAG. Only issue is switching back to Angle mode after flips/rolls with it off.
by brettwal
Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Re: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?

I take it, that I'm the only lucky one this happens to?
by brettwal
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Crius SE v2.0 Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 712

Crius SE v2.0 Issue?

Has anyone else experienced this? I have two tricopters. One has the new Crius SE V2.0 from RCTimer with the MPU6050. The other has an older Crius SE with an ITG3205 three-axis digital gyroscope and BMA180 triaxial accelerometer. Both copters have been built for a while and are tuned and normally fl...
by brettwal
Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 450569

Re: GPS integration

Welcome Back & Good Luck with the new job.
by brettwal
Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS on Crius AIOP Extend Board
Replies: 3
Views: 1312

Re: GPS on Crius AIOP Extend Board

I'll check when I get back. I'm out of town all week.
by brettwal
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS on Crius AIOP Extend Board
Replies: 3
Views: 1312

GPS on Crius AIOP Extend Board

Have a Crius AIO Pro board with the Extend Board. Was running MW2.1 w/ a few patches on a DJI 450 clone and all was well. Moved the FC over to a DialFonzo V-Tail 500 frame and downloaded the latest DEV. Setup config.h and DL'd to the FC. No matter what I try, I cannot get the GPS to show in the GUI....
by brettwal
Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?
Replies: 22
Views: 4525

Re: Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?

Remember these are dev/test versions. Expect a few issues. See my post here and feedback... I really like horizon mode for flying, but make sure only level is enabled for any GPS stuff.... http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2510#p23493 Don't mind a few bugs but, there is an issue...
by brettwal
Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?
Replies: 22
Views: 4525

Re: Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?

Is there any documentation on the Horizon mode? I'd love to chalk this up to user error but, on 3 different copters with 3 different FCs, I'm afraid I cannot.
by brettwal
Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?
Replies: 22
Views: 4525

Horizon Mode & What Am I Missing?

Had an I / H quad running 2.1 and flying fine. Loaded the 1129 DEV build to try the new altitude hold code. Had it in a hover about 25' up, with mag and baro on and was holding fine. I flipped the switch to Horizon mode and it darted straight to the ground. This is my third experience with Horizon m...
by brettwal
Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: DEV r1129 Changelog?
Replies: 0
Views: 228

DEV r1129 Changelog?

Anyone have a changelog for the r1129 DEV? Trying to find out what is in it compared to the 2.1 release.
by brettwal
Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:25 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: 10Hz GPS thread
Replies: 84
Views: 58107

Re: 10Hz GPS thread

dramida wrote:Upgraded GPS Ublox Neo 6M from RCtimer with EEprom. From now on, the settings won't be lost anymore. http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=go ... oductname=



It also has a larger 25x25 antenna. I ordered one last week. We'll see how it behaves.
by brettwal
Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1058 - horizon mode
Replies: 11
Views: 2207

Re: r1058 - horizon mode

Tried it on a quad, didn't go so well. Did ok for about 45 secs and then seemed to go haywire. Went back to 2.1 and quad was flying fine. When the stick are centered, there should be no difference with ANGLE (or previous LEVEL) mode. So It shouldn't be worse than the previous mode. Can you develop ...
by brettwal
Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: HomeMade Quad "Pulsing" Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Re: HomeMade Quad "Pulsing" Issues

Well, tried A Crius SE and it made no noticable improvement. Had 2 other incidents where the quad just sort of did its own thing regardless of my control inputs. The 2nd incident was fatal. Electronics now live on a homemade H quad and seem to perform much better. Perhaps the frame was the cause but...
by brettwal
Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Where are the motor "mixes" ?
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Re: Where are the motor "mixes" ?

Thanks. What do each of the 3 numbers represent? Which of the 3 would I change? ROLL My L to R motor to motor is 22" (558.8mm) PITCH My F to R motor to motor is 22.875" (581.03mm) ROLL/PITCH = .96 probably not enough of a difference to bother but, for the sake of learning.... Also, would i...
by brettwal
Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Where are the motor "mixes" ?
Replies: 2
Views: 341

Where are the motor "mixes" ?

I have an "I" or "H" shaped quad where the motors are a little farther apart front-to-back than they are side to side. Is there some place in the code I can account for this?

Thanks
by brettwal
Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1058 - horizon mode
Replies: 11
Views: 2207

Re: r1058 - horizon mode

Tried it on a quad, didn't go so well. Did ok for about 45 secs and then seemed to go haywire. Went back to 2.1 and quad was flying fine.
by brettwal
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: YAW issue in FFF
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: YAW issue in FFF

Tried Gyro only - still does it.

Tried GenFans - still does it.

Tried Cutting PIDs in half - still does it.

???
by brettwal
Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: HomeMade Quad "Pulsing" Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 655

HomeMade Quad "Pulsing" Issues

Built a homemade quad out of 5/8" poplar and hobby ply. It's an 850. Running one of the $69 Mega boards with a Free IMU .35 BMP. 10x4.5 props(balanced) on SK 3530 1100Kv motors. FC is very well isolated and there are only the slighest of vibrations. Running MW 2.1 with default PIDs. RCTimer 30A...
by brettwal
Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: YAW issue in FFF
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: YAW issue in FFF

It's those flimsy gaui props ! Get you some gemfans or apc and your problem will be solved ! Be sure to balance all new props also ! You also need to run 9x4.7 props with that motor ! Thought about prop flex but, I didn't think it would always spinout in the same direction everytime. Have so 3 blad...
by brettwal
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: YAW issue in FFF
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Re: YAW issue in FFF

Alexinparis wrote:If MAG is activated, it might explain this.


MAG is not activated. Also verified on the ground that there is no drift even at full throttle.
by brettwal
Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:30 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: YAW issue in FFF
Replies: 6
Views: 709

YAW issue in FFF

DJI 450 Clone with RCTimer 2830 1000Kv Motors and 30A Timer ESCs with SimonK Crius AIO Pro with Extend Board. Multiwii 2.1 Gaui 8" Props Quad always has flown great. Haven't changed PIDs Today, go out to fly.. Works fine. EXCEPT: Full Throttle FFF it will suddenly yaw hard counterclockwise. It'...
by brettwal
Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

@dramidia On my serial setup(AIO Pro and Extend Board w/ LEA-6) I am using Bandi's new GPS.ino and associated mods. Aslo tried quadwalkers mods and they work for me as well. My i2c setup (NEO-6) I am not able to find a complete solution without soldering pins yet. As long as the NEO-6 has config fro...
by brettwal
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

Hi quadwalker, EDIT.: I tested with my LEA-6H in my Crius ext. board, looks like it's not working... nothing serial from GPS. Changing back to 58600 it works. For ALT hold sensitivity, change this value in config.h: #define ALT_HOLD_THROTTLE_NEUTRAL_ZONE 20 I'm using my copter with 80 value instead...
by brettwal
Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

It seems that serial GPS is not so-well supported as I2C navi GPS. Today i had hard times trying to make ublox gps neo 6m working. the leds were flashing but the GUI arrow did not flash. I even tried MT3329 gps and this one worked sporadically as if it worked 1 second and then shutted off and after...
by brettwal
Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Crius GPS and I2C_GPS_NAV
Replies: 95
Views: 37656

Re: Crius GPS and I2C_GPS_NAV

Why solder pins just to set the baudrate to 38400 if we know the default baudrate is 9600? Does soldering the pins set some other parameter? If not, why not just use the commands to change from 9600 to whatever baudrate we need?
by brettwal
Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

EDIT: Although the module will run at 115,200 5Hz or 10Hz, this code is NOT properly initializing the module. If I revert back to EOSBandi's GPS.ino it intializes fine. Looks like it works for the Ublox LEA-6 module on the Crius Extend board as well. Don't forget to change the SBAS setup in GPS.ino ...
by brettwal
Wed Aug 08, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 450569

Re: GPS integration

Have a Ublox NEO-6 in binary mode with EOSBandi's latest code loaded on a i2c module. Work GREAT at first. After several days of not using my copter, my GPS loses its configuration, which I expect. If I use U-center and resend EOSBandi's u-blox-config.ublox.txt it works great again. My question is: ...
by brettwal
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Collection: HowTo config various BT modules
Replies: 28
Views: 7209

Re: Collection: HowTo config various BT modules

i got it working !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love open source !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so i started reading the code to work out how it does what it does via serial and it became clear that Serial 0 is the port its using for these messages for gui or phone via bt... mega has 4 serial. on ou...
by brettwal
Sun Aug 05, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

Altitude error is know, it is in cm instead of meters. I'll needed it for checking alt precision.... I'll change it back to meters when I push the code to shared.... but if it bothers you then just change this : In line 1449 : GPS_altitude = _buffer.posllh.altitude_msl / 10; //alt in cm replace it ...
by brettwal
Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

@ dramida Ahh, I thought you saw something besides a compile error. My code compiled fine. You have serial attached GPS or i2c attached?
by brettwal
Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:08 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

I soldered the 13, 14 and 15 terminals together and i applied EosBandi's GPS initialisation code with Ublox binary http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2166#p20097 The good news is that the software works and gps is configured at startup Two issues: 1-Also i had 8 sats in GUI, ther...
by brettwal
Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

Anyone test the new GPS.ino with a SERIAL connected UBLOX? Looks like an error in ALTITUDE calculations. i2C Ublox works fine.
by brettwal
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

2 Questions: 1. Any update on how to enable WAAS? In GPS.ino at the end, Do I change // ask for the messages we parse to be sent on every navigation solution UBLOX_configure_message_rate(CLASS_NAV, MSG_POSLLH, 1); UBLOX_configure_message_rate(CLASS_NAV, MSG_STATUS, 1); UBLOX_configure_message_rate(C...
by brettwal
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega boards
Replies: 152
Views: 61864

Re: New RCtimer GPS Ublox Neo 6M fails to perform on Mega bo

The code above does the configuration of UBLOX for 5Hz, Binary and EGNOS :D[/quote]


Is WAAS enable as well?
by brettwal
Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Buzzer- ArmedTimeWarning Error
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Buzzer- ArmedTimeWarning Error

Not stupid at all. I make mistakes everyday. As large as this codebase has become, things can easily be overlooked. Many thanks for all the hard work the programmers have put into this. I could go out and pay a ridiculous amount for an FC that is "supposed" to work out of the box, but I mu...
by brettwal
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Which F.C. board to start with
Replies: 4
Views: 706

Re: Which F.C. board to start with

Crius SE v. 1.0

Small, Easy to mount and configure, i2C Pins for adding i2c GPS later if wanted. IMO, only thing keeping it from beeing a complete winner is a better Baro.

$39US shipped

http://rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=goods_ ... oductname=
by brettwal
Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Buzzer- ArmedTimeWarning Error
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Re: Buzzer- ArmedTimeWarning Error

jevermeister wrote:armedtime is declared if you enable telemetry.
so you have to enable telemtry to use this feature.

it is already fixed in the trunk moments after release of 2.1
:-(



Thanks, worked like a charm. Another vote for proper documentation.