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by thebgrian
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 22876

Re: UART Radio project

Thank you for the answer, Alex
Enjoy your vacation :) No rush :)
by thebgrian
Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 22876

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, Alex You mentioned in another thread that it is possible for you to make a sketch supporting transparent serial with higher baud rates. With the low price of this modules and the DIY possibilities, I think this will be a great addition to any type of project in need of connectivity between two s...
by thebgrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Powermeter Sensor recommendation...
Replies: 22
Views: 2492

Re: Powermeter Sensor recommendation...

Have anybody tried the Allegro Hall effect sensors - (ACS758LCB-050U-PFF-Tr example)?
by thebgrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: MultiWii does UAV , videos and full code
Replies: 11
Views: 3516

Re: MultiWii does UAV , videos

Thank your for your reply e_lm_70 I have a tricopter with the same HobbyKing Pro board. I'm currently using the nhadrian ver of multiwii with improved althold, autolanding and failsafe with return to home. He unfortunately is not updating his code anymore, so I was looking for another branch impleme...
by thebgrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Android Sketch loader?
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Android Sketch loader?

I don't think it work over bluetooth, unless you time it right and reset the board before the upload starts. The bluetooth normally doesn't have the DTR pin which resets the Arduino board before the sketch upload.
It sould work with FTDI programmer over usb on the go.
by thebgrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: MultiWii does UAV , videos and full code
Replies: 11
Views: 3516

Re: MultiWii does UAV , videos

What changes have you made in the code?
by thebgrian
Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Wanted: wireless replacement for serial/bluetooth
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Wanted: wireless replacement for serial/bluetooth

Alex, this will be great! With the low price of the RF modules and the ease of making your own (with a Arduino pro mini for example) or just buying one this will be a very valuable solution . It will be useful for a lot more than just multiwii telemetry. Thank you for starting and working on this pr...
by thebgrian
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:28 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 65109

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

Thank you, nhadrian for the great work. Sorry to see you leaving, it will be a loss for the multiwii community.
by thebgrian
Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 22876

Re: UART Radio project

I got some RFM22 modules and built a receiver with an Arduino Pro Mini (from old FC) using the schematics for OpenRLS v2. It turned out a pretty compact package. After uploading the sketches, I see the modules connected (LEDs are blinking very fast on both) but after 7-10 sec. the LEDs will start bl...
by thebgrian
Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 22876

Re: UART Radio project

I would like to check if somebody used Alex'es solution with the HK TX module. I ordered the set (TX/RX), not paying attention that I need two RXes. Looking at the schematic from flytron (m, m) I see some differences in the pins used to communicate with the RFM22B and in the LEDs connections. Alread...
by thebgrian
Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA
Replies: 270
Views: 65109

Re: Altitude Hold/Advanced Failsafe solutions by NHA

Looks great, Dramida (thanks to nhadrian for the great modifications).
Can you also post more details about your Bluetooth mods. The range you are getting is unbelievable for that standard. I understand you are using different antenna, how did you build it?
by thebgrian
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.1 on ATMEGA2560 (HK board.. wrong pins?)
Replies: 3
Views: 1214

Re: MultiWii 2.1 on ATMEGA2560 (HK board.. wrong pins?)

I checked your board and it has different pins for camera pitch roll and trigger than mine. I have the blue board that HK doesn't sell any more, copy of Crius AIO v1, the pins are different and my previous post doesn't really help in your case I'm glad that you have it working, unfortunately I'm not...
by thebgrian
Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: CRIUS AIO PRO V2
Replies: 9
Views: 8514

Re: CRIUS AIO PRO V2

What will be the difference compared to v2? The differences I am aware of are the new PPM pin, designed to be used instead of the throttle pin and the flash memory.
Can it be still used with the throttle pin for PPM ?
by thebgrian
Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.1 on ATMEGA2560 (HK board.. wrong pins?)
Replies: 3
Views: 1214

Re: MultiWii 2.1 on ATMEGA2560 (HK board.. wrong pins?)

I have my buzzer working on pin 32, labeled "Cam Roll", you may have to build a buzzer driver as described here: http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=1491#p20252 Also below is the mapping between the pin names and the actual pin on the chip: m Acoording to it, Digital pin...
by thebgrian
Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Voltage sensor with improved resolution for MultiWii
Replies: 36
Views: 9313

Re: Voltage sensor with improved resolution for MultiWii

Got it. We need the voltage between D1 and R1 (the measured voltage at A3*1/the ratio of the voltage divider) plus the Zener drop.
Did the capacitor improve quality of the the readings significantly?
by thebgrian
Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Voltage sensor with improved resolution for MultiWii
Replies: 36
Views: 9313

Re: Voltage sensor with improved resolution for MultiWii

copterrichie, great idea for better voltage reading :)
I have a question, trying to understand this better - aren't R1 and R2 working as a voltage divider. Shouldn't the ratio in the case with R1=1k and R2=10k be R2/(R1+R2), or 0.9 instead of 1.1?
by thebgrian
Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 158997

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I guess that this one will do the job http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__36844__Minim_OSD_v1_1.html Right ? That one should do the job, and even better - it looks like it's the updated version with switching power supply for the analog side, and still have the pads to connect both sides(if ...
by thebgrian
Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 158997

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

It is amazing the way this project is progressing. Thank you for all your dedication, developers. I checked some of the beta stuff and it's great and it's updated every hour:). I have a question about the hardware. Do yo have your Minim running kind of hot, especially the MAX7456? Is heatshrinking i...
by thebgrian
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 450426

Re: GPS integration

I have some problems also getting my MTK gps from Navigatron v1 to work with Multiwii on AIO. I have the GPS module disconnected from the 328 chip and using it like a pure serial GPS. All the flashes work fine when tested with the Mini GPS tool. Tried DIY Drones v.1.6 and 1.9. Using TeraTerm I can ...
by thebgrian
Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 450426

Re: GPS integration

Thank you, EOSBandi Do I need to change the speed settings for Serial and GPS? Tried adding the other serial connection, but still no luck. I did it according to the instructions at conf.h /* GPS using a SERIAL port only available on MEGA boards (this might be possible on 328 based boards in the fut...
by thebgrian
Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 450426

Re: GPS integration

I have some problems also getting my MTK gps from Navigatron v1 to work with Multiwii on AIO. I have the GPS module disconnected from the 328 chip and using it like a pure serial GPS. All the flashes work fine when tested with the Mini GPS tool. Tried DIY Drones v.1.6 and 1.9. Using TeraTerm I can c...
by thebgrian
Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Yes I2C GPS. With new version are ok? Yesterday i try but dont works anyway, need some change in the code? I found more info in this thread: http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=649&start=1570 I see that EOSBandi has a beta ver 2.2, but not sure if that is fixed there. I would ...
by thebgrian
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Hi to all, anyone can ask me why my home arrow was always wrong?? And see the Home distance, when was at 652m the counter restart to 0m, was normal? See the video: m Are you using I2C GPS? There is a known issue with arrow direction and the limit of 650 meters to home. If you search in the GPS inte...
by thebgrian
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

I don't think the OSD software has been updated to support fully the new serial protocol. I'm avoiding any configuration changes from mine because of that. Does anybody know if the OSD is still supported by MichalM_sk? It is been a great OSD and the development was moving fast in a good direction, b...
by thebgrian
Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: GPS lock ups
Replies: 14
Views: 2144

Re: GPS lock ups

Thank you!
Cable tree should also help with ground loops. DO you have the ECS BECs connected also?
by thebgrian
Thu Dec 27, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: GPS lock ups
Replies: 14
Views: 2144

Re: GPS lock ups

Hi, LeoWie

Can you post a picture of your setup? Are you using a u-blox GPS module and what exactly do you mean with a "cable tree".
Thank you for doing all this tests!
by thebgrian
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

If you haven't tried already set looptime = 3000 and set acc_lpf = 100 or more. This should help with the acc and horizon mode.
by thebgrian
Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Sounds good. That is exactly what I wanted to do. Will test and post the results.
by thebgrian
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Is it possible to use a headtracker with PPM-SUM? Is there a way to pass aux3 and aux4 to output pins to control the servos?
by thebgrian
Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing)
Replies: 640
Views: 145743

Re: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing)

Thank you, ziss_dm for the great work, and for giving us another option:) I would like to confirm that the BEMF capacitors for HobbyKing F-20/30 are the three capacitors in line, next to the pads used for flashing. I think I found that in the rcdesign.ru forum, but can't find it again. Found it. It...
by thebgrian
Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Just wanted to check if somebody is using WiiESC flashed ESCs with the Naze32 and what settings are you using from the pre-configured ones.
Is there a big difference between Simonk and WiiESC?
by thebgrian
Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing)
Replies: 640
Views: 145743

Re: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing)

Thank you, ziss_dm for the great work, and for giving us another option:)
I would like to confirm that the BEMF capacitors for HobbyKing F-20/30 are the three capacitors in line, next to the pads used for flashing. I think I found that in the rcdesign.ru forum, but can't find it again.
by thebgrian
Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Joe, have you tried the horizon mode, and do you get the same results if you did? Just wonder if something is going on with ht accelerometer. How are the acc readings in the GUI?
by thebgrian
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Timecop, what version of the schematic is the FunFly Controller "Acro Naze 32"? It says it is the same version as the full Naze32, but on the pictures it looks different. Obviously the pressure sensor would be different, but does it have the separate sensor Vcc and the other improvements? ...
by thebgrian
Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:03 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

The reason you have to connect the power to the OSD at certain moment is because the reset circuit present at normal arduino is not on this OSD. The timing is very important, since there is a short window where you can initiate the programming, if you miss it the OSD will just load the already loade...
by thebgrian
Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Thank you for the quick response, Timecop Just want to ask if somebody have already done this, since I haven't have a good luck with getting the development platform set up. I'm currently using PPM. Is a gimbal not common for tricopters? Is it a good option to use acroNaze32 for stand alone stabiliz...
by thebgrian
Thu Nov 15, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Just want to clarify the use of gimbal on a tricopter. The manual says: "NOTE In Tri-copter mode, tail tilt servo connects to S1, and motors M1..M3 as shown in Fig 3. Motor connections on the previous page. When camera stabilization is enabled, gimbal pitch/roll servos connect to S1/S2, and mot...
by thebgrian
Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Hi, a944734 I am trying to get my Navigatron to work with the Naze32 (Sorry Timecop, I got one of the I2C "hacks" before I got my Naze). It is the same MTK GPS module from flytron with the addition of Atmega for the I2C functions. It works with my Pro Mini based FC, which I'm trying to rep...
by thebgrian
Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Sounds good.Thank you, Timecop
by thebgrian
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 669040

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Hi, Timecop
I ordered a acro Naze32 without the baro and the mag and was wondering if it's possible to add a mag later if needed using the I2C pins on the bottom of the board.
Thank you.
by thebgrian
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: SOLVED! NAVIGATRON V1 update to V2 Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: NAVIGATRON V1 update to V2 Problem

Hi, Quad FRITZ I would suggest disconnecting power to the GPS module. This should let you flash the blink sketch. Once done reconnect power to GPS switch Rx and Tx from FTDI and flash GPS firmware. When done disconnect power to GPS connect normally the FTDI module and flash EOSBandi sketch. Reconnec...
by thebgrian
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Flysky PPM
Replies: 21
Views: 4557

Re: Flysky PPM

Copterrichie, did you get and reply from Flysky?
This is sad, those are great little inexpensive Rx-s. Is it a hardware change or firmware?
by thebgrian
Tue May 08, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Hi, Michal
I think a user selectable combination of AUX values like for the MultiWii options should be a good option. How is the new version of the OSD going?
by thebgrian
Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 59772

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Any chance to get this OSD supported by Naze32?
Michal, are you still considering the new serial protocol, and if you do will there still be need for an adding extra code?
by thebgrian
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: NanoWii atmega32u4 (leonardo) FC
Replies: 52
Views: 25985

Re: NanoWii DIY FC

Thank you for the additional information. Will add this to the ToDo list with projects:) Need to finish the OSD I'm working on now first and that will test my SMD soldering skills also:)
I'm thinking of adding a second stacked board for the extra sensors if needed.
by thebgrian
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: NanoWii atmega32u4 (leonardo) FC
Replies: 52
Views: 25985

Re: NanoWii FC prototype :D

Hi, ronco
This is a great little DIY board. Did you use the laser printer transfer method to print the board?
by thebgrian
Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:02 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Serial Bluetooth RF Transceiver Module RS232
Replies: 154
Views: 80750

Re: Serial Bluetooth RF Transceiver Module RS232

@Hamburger, I tried to set up the BT module but couldn't get it to work with MultiWii configuration tool. After I add the BT module on my computer, it creates two new COM ports (Example: port 12, 13) on my computer. But I found that I can communicate only over the first port (port 12) when I test i...