Search found 156 matches

by wilco1967
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Flip 32
Replies: 22
Views: 9864

Re: Flip 32

Don't know if there's any trace that can be cut, but I ended up in removing the whole 5883 sensor from my Flip32+. simply used a small screwdriver, to lift (break) it off the board.... went quit easily, and didn't cause any shorts / damage beyond the 5883. YMMV. Once the onboard mag is gone, check i...
by wilco1967
Tue Dec 16, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Frames
Topic: Big frame support
Replies: 2
Views: 1752

Re: Big frame support

sure it will.....
50 cm is not really big....
by wilco1967
Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x
Replies: 761
Views: 1337775

Re: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x

Hi everyone, just flashed cleanflight onto a naze32 r5 (full) and am having an issue with telemetry from my FrSky dr4ii to taranis......? I have the Rx connected to the middle pin on the bottom row of the 10 naze pins (which is where it worked with baseflight) I have enabled feature soft serial but...
by wilco1967
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Tricopter Yaw servo doesn't work
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Tricopter Yaw servo doesn't work

Does it have power ?
not all flight controllers provide 5V on all output pins.

You might have to get the 5V from somewere else.
by wilco1967
Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x
Replies: 761
Views: 1337775

Re: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x

GPS code: There are some important bug fixes compared to baseflight but the experience is otherwise the same. Harakiri GPS code is being looked at and understood and then it will be ported. F4 targets are on the radar, but not yet. I accept pull requests Hi, Have a Flip32+ board since a few days. i...
by wilco1967
Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: MultiWii PRO GPS problem.
Replies: 12
Views: 792

Re: MultiWii PRO GPS problem.

Try MTK_BINARY16 instead of 19...
by wilco1967
Mon Jul 14, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: [SOLVED] Reversing propeller rotation for tricopter
Replies: 3
Views: 898

Re: Reversing propeller rotation for tricopter

in principle, for a tri, it doesn't matter what props you use.... they could be all CW, or all CCW, or a mix.... with all spinning in the same direction however, the tail servo will have to be tilted more, to keep it straight. Also, when flying fast forward, a tri with all props spinning in the same...
by wilco1967
Fri May 30, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Please Alexinparis
Replies: 14
Views: 1758

You can reverse yaw servo in the gui, under the servo settings
by wilco1967
Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Can't config gimbal on mwc 2.3
Replies: 7
Views: 1267

Re: Can't config gimbal on mwc 2.3

Alright, glad to know that solved it.... BTW, if your looking into controlling the camera pitch from your remote, you could modify the MW code slightly... change: (in output.cpp) #if defined(SERVO_TILT) servo[0] = get_middle(0); Into #if defined(SERVO_TILT) servo[0] = get_middle(0) - rcData[AUX4] + ...
by wilco1967
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Can't config gimbal on mwc 2.3
Replies: 7
Views: 1267

Re: Can't config gimbal on mwc 2.3

Is there 5 Volts on the centre pin ????
not all boards provide the 5V on pins 43-45 (for Mega, not sure for promini)
by wilco1967
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168888

Re: GPS NAV

Hello, Been flying with NAV version B7 on both a quad and a tri almost since it came out. Seems to be working really well. However, I'm not 100% sure what happened exactely, but today I had again an issue with the quad where automatic throttle (baro) would not disengaged even though all aux switches...
by wilco1967
Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1020780

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

I finally got hold of a Taranis to replace my 9X Taranis works exellent, but now I have some small issues with the Frsky telemetry from multiwii. All was working fine with my old 9X running openTX. Using the same receiver (D4R-II / D8R-II), the telemetry data is visible on the Taranis, however some ...
by wilco1967
Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1020780

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

yes, works fine with MW 2.3 ....
no problem.
by wilco1967
Sat Jan 04, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

Re: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile

OK, good to here it is (at least partly) solved.... Magnetic interference is something we need to live with.... try to locate your compass as fat as possible away from wiring (esp high current motor / battery wires). I've put my compass on a little wooden stick, away from the rest. Sometimes a few c...
by wilco1967
Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

Re: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile

Hmmmm.... very strange.... eprom_clear is a program in arduino. you select it from file / examples / eprom / eprom_clear then you simply compile and download it to your controller (make sure you have your board type and com port set correctly).... after download, it will just take a few seconds to c...
by wilco1967
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

Re: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile

one more thing..... please try an eprom_clear. there have been a lot of instances, where strange behaviour was resolved after clearing the eprom.... Not trying to be rude, but is your battery really up to the task ? I ask because you wrote you checked it with a voltage checker, but was that during f...
by wilco1967
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

Re: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile

OK.... 1050 .. 1950 should be fine.... however, the lower the full throttle, the lower the motor power will be, but 1950 should be plenty. I would still give it a try at 2000 maxthrottle, made a significant difference for me. Did you check in MultiWiiCconf (gui), under the settings tab, if everythin...
by wilco1967
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

Re: Hexcopter/quadcopter losing throttle power after awhile

Strange.... first thought is weak battery, but I assume that would have crossed your mind already, and it wouldn't fly on KK as well.... The 2560 boards are not really different from pro mini in setup These might be obvious, but did you: - calibrate ESC's ? - set the transmitter so all RC values in ...
by wilco1967
Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi, I've been a happy user of EZ-Gui for some time now. However, since the last 2 versions (currently 3.7.123) EZ-GUI will crash frequently. It seems to start fine, but latest as soon as I call up the GPS map, it freezes, and there is no-way to get it to respond to anything anymore. It's not always ...
by wilco1967
Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: MW for steerable rocket and chute deployment
Replies: 7
Views: 1867

Re: MW for steerable rocket and chute deployment

Correct....
Decent was lousy, as airflow is lost or even reversed during decent...

On a rocket, you might want to disable stabilization after the apogee is reached.
by wilco1967
Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: What you don't like in EZ-GUI?
Replies: 51
Views: 5102

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

Tried EZ-GUI (latest version) yesterday again after over a month without flying. Seems like 'Follow-me' does not work correctly anymore.... When I activate follow me, the copter moves off to some far-away destination. Did not get a change to properly check where exactly it was intended on going, as ...
by wilco1967
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi Tovrin, Thanks a lot for that tip.... That works beautifully To clarify, for others having the same issue. - Start MWgui, - let it activate BT (if not active already) - hit the android menu button, this will bring up the option Disconnect - select disconnect - directly after that, select MW conne...
by wilco1967
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi I'm using EZgui with a bluetooth adapter for some time now, and its working great.... However, sometimes it is very difficult to get the BT module and my phone to connect. I many times get 'unable to connect'. Sometimes takes a few minutes and many tries with sometimes exiting EZGui as well as sw...
by wilco1967
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:06 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi Alex, Thanks for the update... Flew today at my normal location again.... Flew 8 batteries, and not a single issue... All perfect. Perhaps indeed a good idea, to not accept any adjustments, if armed. However, I heard of some people doing tuning of parameters, while flying. I also tried that a few...
by wilco1967
Sun Aug 11, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, Not sure if I'm writing in the correct thread, but here it goes.... I've been flying with the UART radio module (V5 code) and Multiwii EZ-gui for a few weeks now (since I finally got a (used) smartphone), with great succes. Today, I flew in another location, in a park, in the middle of town, and...
by wilco1967
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Perhaps not the right place to ask, but a lot of readers here might have the same question I finally got an old android phone, and have succesfully used it with MultiWii EzGUI and a bluetooth link through Alexinparis's great UART radio project (433 MHz control + serial link with HK orange module). N...
by wilco1967
Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Request for yaw test on r1539
Replies: 32
Views: 4677

Re: Request for yaw test on r1539

Not sure if this has been discussed, but perhaps the jump on yaw effect for a quad might be caused by non-linearity of the RPM to thrust characteristics ? perhaps I'm totally wrong (most likely), but I was wondering if for example a 10% increase in speed (or better, 10% increase in demand signal), w...
by wilco1967
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1020780

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

Hi Mgros,

Thanks a lot !.... that one compiles fine,
I'll customize that for my tricopter setup later today ...

EDIT
Confirmed..... works beautifully
Thanks a lot !
by wilco1967
Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1020780

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

Try in FrSkyTelemetry.h this ..... Hope this help. Hi mgros, I'm struggling with the same problem. Could not get it to compile yet , even with your code, but thats probably because I copied something wrong. Could you perhaps post a zipfile with your complete MW code, including the FRsky telemetry, ...
by wilco1967
Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Request for yaw test on r1539
Replies: 32
Views: 4677

Re: Request for yaw test on r1539

Hi Alex, Works beautifully on my old tricopter. Even with mag deactivated (aux switch off, but it is still in the config), the tri will hold its heading much better then in earlier versions with mag (heading hold) active. When I hold it in my hand, and force it into another heading, it will forceful...
by wilco1967
Mon Jul 15, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1020780

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

I've been using the FrSky telemetry now since almost when this thread was started, and I really like it. But now the dev's changed the structure of MW, with the .cpp and .h files. Did someone get the original FrSky_telemetry.ino working in the new MultiWii format ? I did get the new MW to compile wi...
by wilco1967
Tue May 28, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, I think I found at least one problem in software which leads to data inconsistency once it occurs. It should be corrected in MSP_RX_TX5.zip in the first port. with this one, I didn't managed to reproduce a long break in the link communication. Hi Alex, Seems to work now..... Flew 4 batteries, w...
by wilco1967
Sat May 25, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, Wasn't really conviced my problems are electrical..... So I went back to the OpenLRSng firmware. No problem whatsover.... never lost control, without even the slightest glitch. So I think this means, its a software issue of the UART radio code.... It works fine when there is a clear signal, but ...
by wilco1967
Wed May 22, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi Alex, nice project you got there..... will be watching.... That's one of those OLED displays, isn't it ? ..... I have one of those laying around.... I did some more bench testing this evening. When I leave the copter powered up on the table, and the TX powered up, and do nothing (just wiggle the ...
by wilco1967
Wed May 22, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hello, I need some help getting started with this project I am having trouble getting a connection with a futaba 10c transmitter. I have uploaded the 2 codes to the boards and have a steady LED on the tx and a blinking LED on the rx. I have a AIOP with the secondary ftdi serial port connected to th...
by wilco1967
Wed May 22, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Indeed, not a single loss.... Also flew out far again, all OK super ! too bad the module is so voltage sensitive, just something to care about in the setup. I think this conclusion was a little pre-mature.... Did quite a few other flights, and lost the link on nearly every battery at least once. Tr...
by wilco1967
Wed May 15, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, Thank you for testing. Thank you for providing all these great projects I understand you use the frsky backup in this case So, I managed to reproduce the problem, but I'm not sure the root cause comes from the soft. Explanation: when the RX is powered via the 5V of the FC board, It's ok When I ...
by wilco1967
Tue May 14, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Did a testflight yesterday with the new (ver 3) UART radio code, with mixed results. Ranges seems to have improved.... managed to fly out 537 meter using the UART radio for control. I did not have anything communicating over the serial link (don't know if that would matter). It did not seem to loose...
by wilco1967
Sun May 12, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, I've just uploaded in the first post a new revision (RX_TX3). This should be more stable regarding RC data, as MSP_SET_RAW_RC is ensured to be transmitted in case of congestion. Great ! just downloaded it. Seems to work fine on the bench. No flight test yet (and the weather doesn't seem like I ...
by wilco1967
Fri May 10, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: General servo handler - almost done
Replies: 115
Views: 16467

Re: General servo handler - almost done

Fixed Rudder on Airplane and Gimbal on Multi's. MultiWiiConf.zip No graphics for Heli 90. Single and DualCopter yet. Good work... Did you do something special that would explain why it will not detect my bluetooth dongle on com2 ? the bluetooth works fine with the 'official' Gui, but com2 does not ...
by wilco1967
Fri May 10, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

wilco1967 wrote: Then I tried adjusting GPS hold PID tuning, while hovering in PH.... That did not turn out very good. At some point when uploading ('write'), the copter quit, and it fell down.... Wilco. Been there! Done that! Wrote about it! And got mixed responses but most of them was that is pro...
by wilco1967
Fri May 10, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

SUCCES !!!!!!! Finally got the UART radio working as intended..... Turned out to be a stupid mistake from myself (as usual)... After all the back and forth testing, and changing software many times, at some point it must have stuck in my mind that the PPM in of the TX module was pin 5.... However, t...
by wilco1967
Wed May 08, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Allright... some more findings. happened that my tricopter actually had a older version of the MW software.... (still had the RCserial statement in it) updated to the latest dev 1432.... With that, at least I can read the GUI data, as long as I leave the controls through my normal Frsky receiver.......
by wilco1967
Tue May 07, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Test Multiwii without ESC
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Test Multiwii without ESC

yes, normally you should..... however, you still might have to power the MW with a proper 5V supply (from an ESC or UBEC, or similar) USB power alone often is not sufficient, causing all kinds of strange behaviour. Please remember to disconnect the 5V pin from the FTDI to the MW when using another p...
by wilco1967
Tue May 07, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

yea, I know about those (at least similar)..... I was just hoping the OpenLRS could do something similar.... I cannot see any reason why not, other than someone has to write some code... read some info on the original openLRS software, but that seems limited to low baudrates.... Alex's little projec...
by wilco1967
Tue May 07, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi Alex, Thanks for your fast reply.... So my misunderstanding was the 57600 v.s. 115200.... set everything back to 115200, and suddenly the datalink works..... Yeah !!!! Did not have to #define RCSERIAL.... in fact, could not even locate it in the source anymore.... (I remember seeing it in previou...
by wilco1967
Mon May 06, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Hi, So some beta testers with a pair of RX OLRS modules are needed ! Thats why I ordered some... Ok.... here's the status: received both OrangeLRS RX modules, and a 5V UBEC from HK. first attempt was to flash them with OpenLRSng, with succes.... just completed a test flight with my old trusted tric...
by wilco1967
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

may I ask, why are you using a 5V BEC ? HK descriptions says: Voltage input: 3.7~15VDC. At full TX power and 12.4V input, the DC reducer of HK modules get really warm, and I finally fry a module like this. That's why I prefer to reduce DC via a BEC. I don't think genuine OLRS modules have this prob...
by wilco1967
Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: UART Radio project
Replies: 112
Views: 20834

Re: UART Radio project

Alexinparis wrote:The PPM output of a radio (turnigy 9x in this case) is used to power a BEC in order to have 5V output + PPM signal.


Great project....
just ordered 2 Orange Open LRS Receiver modules....

may I ask, why are you using a 5V BEC ?
HK descriptions says: Voltage input: 3.7~15VDC.
by wilco1967
Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: WinGUI 2.2
Replies: 50
Views: 11224

Re: WinGUI 2.2

Hi EOSBandi

Good work !
small issue.... seems like the motor indicators are not working (at least) on a quad.
for tricopter, it is OK....