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by mopedcrosser
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

thx for the hint with the waypoint distance and waypoint radius.. This was what my navigation messed up.
by mopedcrosser
Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

Hi Eos, thanks for all your superb work again ! Maybe I am too stupid but whereever I look I cant find an option to assign an aux channel to a PIN for a servo on my board. Was easy in MWii 2.2 but now i still wasnt able to figure it out in your release nor in the official 2.3. Could someone please p...
by mopedcrosser
Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

Hi Eos,

nope didnt see that.. sorry / will report my findings on the fixed version ! Any plans for the next release ? I wont be able to got to fly this weekend anyways, so i´d probably wait for the next release.

Thanks for your support / great work

Seb
by mopedcrosser
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

Hi Eos, I just tested the b5 version and found a possible bug that occurs frequently.. I am not sure wether my baro is defective after flashing ( why should it ?) but my altitude goes after a couple of seconds to 4m and then jumps to 175XX meters and stays in that region. So there is a 17.5km offset...
by mopedcrosser
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: YAW correction
Replies: 1
Views: 657

Re: YAW correction

Mhmm I had similar behavior when I accidently left my trim on the RC away from the 0 position.. Did you check that ? Furthermore I had that behavior when I was moving the copter during startup (right after connecting the battery). This was caused by a bac gyro init. All your gyro values should show ...
by mopedcrosser
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

Mhmm shouldnt´t be too hard. Are you sure you downloaded the WinGUI seperately ? Its not included in the Multiwii Xmas Release. You have to download the GUI from EOS site (follow link in first post). Then simply open the exe.. Works ?

Seb
by mopedcrosser
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV

Hi, I'd suggest a stick control like in GPS hold mode. Once stick input is given the mission is paused and will be continued after sticks are neutral again. This may only be for pan / tilt because mission would be paused if you use yaw to align your camera during missions. Another feature should be ...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Weird ESC Signal. Please Help!!
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Re: Weird ESC Signal. Please Help!!

Hi, does the ESC arm normally if you use a PIN that´s normally meant for another motor ? You know what I mean ? Just try to switch 2 escs and see if the other one (which arms at different pins without flaws ) doesnt arm as well. I assume you did not calibrate it to your throttle range... Best regard...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 212304

Re: GPS NAV - Failsafe

Hi all, I just flashed your version successfully and will test it as soon as I get the entire copter reassembled after some changes.. But what came to my mind during flashing is how to handle the loss of signal in waypoint mode.. I believe there may be many users that might use waypoints that are ou...
by mopedcrosser
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Saving trim settings?
Replies: 12
Views: 1473

Re: Saving trim settings?

Hi, stay in angle mode thats fine. What they are saying is that you may not move the copter after connecting the battery. If you move it after plugging the battery in while gyros are calibrating you will see an error comparable to yours. It is not important to level the copter during powerup, but do...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Realtime PID values
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Re: Realtime PID values

Hi, yes thats what I meant. If you see the integrator sum and the p term its much easier to see why the copter behaves like it does. For example will you see that your copter does not reach its target because P is not sufficient an I does not increase fast eough. On the other hand you would see why ...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: MW 2.2 FAILSAFE actives, does not shut down motors
Replies: 4
Views: 710

Re: MW 2.2 FAILSAFE actives, does not shut down motors

Hi,

use the gui to see where the throttle channel goes when you shut off your rc. It has to be below 980 or so to activat FS. This looks like you do not enter failsafe but your RC keeps the last set value or goes to a standard value.

Seb
by mopedcrosser
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Saving trim settings?
Replies: 12
Views: 1473

Re: Saving trim settings?

Hi, the settings are saved usually. I always do it the exact same way you described after flashing a new version. Is your board probably loosely mounted so that it changes the angle a little bit ? To which direction does it drift every time ? You did not accidently figure out how to set the gimbal o...
by mopedcrosser
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2388

Re: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback

Alright, i got to fly outside and couldn´t something i would complain about. I noticed that the baro worked a little smoother and that the stability in sinking flight almost perfect now. With 2.2 my copter started to wobble during fast descending. I also tried the advanced headfree which worked good...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2388

Re: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback

Alright, i got it flashed without any problems as usual. All features including GPS seem to work fine so far. I wasnt able to take it out for a testflight and will do that tomorrow. There is one thing I found in the GUI. You cant see the servo setting tab before you click read once in the settings t...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback
Replies: 14
Views: 2388

Re: dev_2013_08_23_r1573_pre_2.3 user feedback

Hi all, is this the complete changelog ? implementation submitted to *_shared tuning of Althold adjustment with sticks (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4058) SBUS center define (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=3957) FAILSAFE_DETECT_TRESHOLD configurable MY_PRIVATE_DEFAULTS (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=3987) magHold is ...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Realtime PID values
Replies: 3
Views: 1082

Realtime PID values

Hi, while i was tuning my PID´s i whished to see what the PID is doing at the moment... Especially for the Pos hold and nav PID´s it would be great to see what´s going on at the moment. You could see your I rising by far too high and causing overshooting etc. It would make the PID tuning much easier...
by mopedcrosser
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

I made it strong and smooth by leaving the pos hold PI as it is and added just a 0.1 I to overcome wind. If you increase the PI´s P you increase the speed towards a target, which is bad, since the copter will overshoot pretty soon. So my receipe was to leave the P at 0.11 ( you can go higher up to ...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Alright a little feedback from several flights, I made it strong and smooth by leaving the pos hold PI as it is and added just a 0.1 I to overcome wind. If you increase the PI´s P you increase the speed towards a target, which is bad, since the copter will overshoot pretty soon. So my receipe was to...
by mopedcrosser
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: baseflight configurator (win/linux/mac)
Replies: 110
Views: 40586

Re: baseflight/multiwii configurator (win/linux/mac)

This is awesome ! Thanks a lot !! Hopefully we get sth. like that as standard.. The regular gui is a little ..

PS: A "Read" button is missing to get the values for PID and RC. I had to click save once to get the values.. But saving lots of 0´s is not nice...

Sebastian
by mopedcrosser
Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi all, I found the issue for my copter. First I am sure that the compass mag interference would have had influenced a proper pos hold, but since it was still bad after fixing the interference (as described before by mu metal screen and proper power lines) I started tuning PIDs. So guess what after ...
by mopedcrosser
Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Alright ! I tested the entire thing without the gps lead filter and there is no difference at all. Which is kind of good, since it might tell me that my mag is working correct now. It has been a very calm day almost without any wind. I observed the copter to go back and forth above the desired point...
by mopedcrosser
Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: MultiWii - Yaw Hold... not holding.
Replies: 14
Views: 3856

Re: MultiWii - Yaw Hold... not holding.

Hi Alex, thanks a lot for your hint.. I was pretty picky when I set up the props and motors since I knew it would cause trouble if they aren´t aligned properly. While trying your suggestions I found the reason for this problem.. It´s a shame and I really hate myself for not coming up with the most s...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1474 - new yaw algorithm
Replies: 11
Views: 2739

Re: r1474 - new yaw algorithm

Hi Hamburger / Alex, could you please take a look at this post as well http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3490 I can´t explain the yaw drift since the mag "sees" that yaw still changes after stopping the stick input. I am pretty much sure that I did not have this proble...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Mhmm ok ;-). I´ll try to disable it. It always bothers me to change the code since you have to recalibrate and resetup everything. It would be nice to see Mavlink in the next release. BTW. Thanks for your great app ! This is the only thing working without trouble ;-).

Sebastian
by mopedcrosser
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: multiwii problem
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: multiwii problem

Not if you stick is still below the set up idle... Throttle up a little until the motors move faster and the try to spin or tilt the copter. If now still nothing happens.. then you have a major problem with your setup.
by mopedcrosser
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Gimbal Servo Interference / Jitter
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Re: Gimbal Servo Interference / Jitter

Just to let you know. I solved the issue by replacing the analog servos by non cheap digital ones.. The very cheap digital servos showed the same issue. A change in the update rate did not help as well..
by mopedcrosser
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Quad tends to yaw to the left
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: Quad tends to yaw to the left

Check the yaw hold - not holding post... there are some having the same issue. I am waiting for an answer as well
by mopedcrosser
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that correcting the mag by setting up the wiring properly and using mumetall screens did not improve my pos hold significantly. The copter still drifts away slowly in a 15 m radius, which is definetely not a gps issue, since I can see it drifting away on the map... ...
by mopedcrosser
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii SE 2.0 won't arm
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Re: Multiwii SE 2.0 won't arm

Hi,

check if yor throttle pwm is above 1000. I was setting my lowest point to 1005, the max to 1998. Check this range for all channels. The current version doesnt tolerate values out of this range.. I had the same issue when i was updating form 2.1 to 2.2.
by mopedcrosser
Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii SE 2.0 won't arm
Replies: 4
Views: 685

Re: Multiwii SE 2.0 won't arm

Hi,

check if yor throttle pwm is above 1000. I was setting my lowest point to 1005, the max to 1998. Check this range for all channels. The current version doesnt tolerate values out of this range.. I had the same issue when i was updating form 2.1 to 2.2.
by mopedcrosser
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Which Nerd does not ;-)
by mopedcrosser
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: please someone explain BARO to me!
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: please someone explain BARO to me!

Hi, all this is my opinion, someone should correct me if wrong ! The failsafe throttle is in the current version only used for failsafe ! That means you set it to a little below hover to make your copter not crash too hard (or land smoothly in case it matches perfectly the current discharge). The fa...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: please someone explain BARO to me!
Replies: 6
Views: 1121

Re: please someone explain BARO to me!

Hi, simply activate Baro Mode at your current stick position. You will see the copter maintaining the current altitude. If you will move the stick from that posititon, the copter will rise or sink. If you deactivate baro then, it will have the throttle again matching the stick position. You could sa...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi,

that should be the exact same stuff ;-). Give it a try.
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: MultiWii - Yaw Hold... not holding.
Replies: 14
Views: 3856

Re: MultiWii - Yaw Hold... not holding.

Hi all, I have a similar problem with the Yaw hold. After setting a defined heading via stick input the copter turns to the right for about 5 seconds and approx. 10 degrees. This only occurs when I turn the copter to the left, it will turn back to the right a bit as described. The problem does not o...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi, just look on ebay for mumetall or permalloy. There is one guy offering 10x10x0,1 pieces on ebay.de. Should be about 3€ and helps pretty good. Before I renewed my wiring I was putting one piece right underneath my FC which was already solving the problem. I decided to make it perfect afterwards a...
by mopedcrosser
Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi, I had a ~10 degree deviation in hovering state which was causing the copter to circle in a 10-20m diameter around the original position. Navigation to waypoints or home position worked flawless and very accurate. I got the issue solved in the meantime by ripping my entire hexacopter apart. I ren...
by mopedcrosser
Sun May 26, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mag current compensation
Replies: 5
Views: 1042

Re: Mag current compensation

Thats what I meant with not proper fix. However it´s just an idea which might be useful
by mopedcrosser
Sun May 26, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: wishlist for v2.3
Replies: 104
Views: 20771

Re: wishlist for v2.3

Hi, I would consider these points as most important - GPS Failsafe integration (has already been done). I think its very important that the copter comes home safely in case of a radio error and does not crash down at the current location. - +1 for Telemetry integration (has also been done before). I...
by mopedcrosser
Sun May 26, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mag current compensation
Replies: 5
Views: 1042

Mag current compensation

Hi all, according to the issue that some of us have problems with magetic fields from their wiring interfering with the mag sensor I might have an idea how to compensate for it. This is the problem I am refering to... http://www.multiwii.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=3178 I know that this is no...
by mopedcrosser
Wed May 22, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi, I was sucessfully trying a can (needs to be made from iron) which was screenig all the radiation. Unfortunately I was not allowed to cut pieces of to put them underneath the FC, so I was putting the entire can over the FC. The magnetic fields were completely eliminated, however the earth magneti...
by mopedcrosser
Mon May 20, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Gimbal Servo Interference / Jitter
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Gimbal Servo Interference / Jitter

Hi all, I am encountering a gimal servo problem I can´t solve.. this is driving me crazy for a week now and hopefully someone here comes up with a good hint. I have a Crius AIOP 1.1 Hexa and was mounting a pan / tilt gimbal. This works fine so far, but If I connect the roll and pitch servo at once t...
by mopedcrosser
Mon May 20, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi all, I think the key to solve this issue is to get rid of all interference from power lines. I am trying for a while now and ended up ordering Mu Metal foil to screen the FC from the magnetic field of the power lines. The only concern I have is that I screen the earth mag field as well, but I´ll ...
by mopedcrosser
Thu May 02, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi,

so it was only the power distribution ? Did you still disable the gps lead filter, or did the more space solve all problems ?
I am not sure about this in my hexa.. theres plenty of space in between power distibution and FC. I probably try to put a metal
plate underneath the FC..

Sebastian
by mopedcrosser
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi Electro,

thanks for your help ! But if PosR is responsible for reaching a waypoint,
what is NavR for then ?
by mopedcrosser
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold
Replies: 93
Views: 105855

Re: Multiwii 2.2 - GPS hold

Hi all, Scrat you were havig the same issue as all of us in your initial post, so can you help us out and describe how you fixed the issue ? My hexa (CRIUS AIOP + UBLOXV2) is also drifting in yaw once I speed up the motors, however I´d say it´s only approximately 5 degrees.... 1. How should I move a...
by mopedcrosser
Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: PID tuning position hold
Replies: 14
Views: 6282

Re: PID tuning position hold

Hey,

did you solve the issue ? I am having the same problem...

Best regards

Sebastian
by mopedcrosser
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: HOTT Telemetry integration
Replies: 63
Views: 20557

Re: HOTT Telemetry integration

Hi,

can´t we just add it to the regular code as an option to define in config.h ?

Sebastian
by mopedcrosser
Sat Feb 23, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Throttle issue / dev1342 / 2.2pre
Replies: 9
Views: 1014

Re: Throttle issue / dev1342 / 2.2pre

Hi, setting the lower throttle endpoint above 1000 (mine is now 1005) worked and solved all problems ! Even if I turn on the copter first and power up the RC later, the value immediately jumps to the RC value (not necessary to move stick first !). Thanks guys ! BTW, why is it like that ? Might be da...