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by handsomejackuk
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: how to connect gps module to arduino uno with multiwii 2.4
Replies: 5
Views: 1617

Re: how to connect gps module to arduino uno with multiwii 2

I did get atmega 328p running gps a while back i used a home built serial to i2c convertor for the GPS to work... although the GPS was working i never got any gps functions to work... it did read the GPS and show position
by handsomejackuk
Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MWii development beyond v2.4
Replies: 73
Views: 21778

Re: MWii development beyond v2.4

long may it last i still have my home built flight controller with an arduino nano 328p arduino i still find it a challenge with cleanflight so easy to access the command line. but i have just reflashed tonite to get rid of my barometer as i dont use it anymore... what is the latest version that is ...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Relocate the magnetometer?
Replies: 5
Views: 2657

Re: Relocate the magnetometer?

some of the gps modules have a mag already in them i have a neo 6m i think it is, but this is on the i2c bus arduino pin a4 a5.. if thats any help, also you can disable the onbaord mag by using an alternative i2c address...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:54 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: 90 degrees board rotation
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

Re: 90 degrees board rotation

i have not got a mag installed and dont wish to... i found it easier to turn the flight controller... i will do as you suggest when i have more time i know i spent about 2 days trying to sort out odd mag and acc behaviour when i built my first flight controller so just did the easy approach thanks f...
by handsomejackuk
Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: 90 degrees board rotation
Replies: 5
Views: 1270

90 degrees board rotation

Hi i have built my own flight controller suing mpu 6050 and an atmega 328 pro min board, i would ideall like for the boards orientation to be 90 degrees turned CW how can i do this in software, ihave tried this command by swapping x, and y hoping it would swap the roll and pitch axis but does not wo...
by handsomejackuk
Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: best multiwii version for acro only flying
Replies: 0
Views: 1436

best multiwii version for acro only flying

As topic suggests, i am building my 2nd flight controller, using a pro mini nano atmega 328p chip, i stripped it out from my alien 500 quad, the whole purpose of this is to have a real simple but nice agile quad, no barometer or gps or mag.. just the pro mini, and mpu6050 chip it all works well but ...
by handsomejackuk
Tue May 19, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: one shot and disconnecting motors
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

Re: one shot and disconnecting motors

i had a few issues with losing sync since i have rebuilt this quad and could only put it down to flashing a new afro firmware, i tried blheli (not happy) and reflashed the new afro simonk and ever since seem to be having sync issues.. so i went back one version on simonk and have lost oneshot.. i gi...
by handsomejackuk
Tue May 19, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: one shot and disconnecting motors
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

Re: one shot and disconnecting motors

ok so it looks like my afros need the latest update thanks...
by handsomejackuk
Tue May 19, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: one shot and disconnecting motors
Replies: 4
Views: 1490

one shot and disconnecting motors

Two questions here maybe someone that rights the code will know.. why do we have to disconnect the escs before enabling / disabling one shot in the gui ? and the next sort of related but i have disconnected the escs and they still dont work. I have flashed simonk software all be it an earlier releas...
by handsomejackuk
Mon May 11, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is my MultiWii 328P from HobbyKing defective?
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Re: Is my MultiWii 328P from HobbyKing defective?

have you tried flashing the blink program in arduino to see if that blinks the led..?

. also do a eeprom clear sketch too.. first before you upload a new sketch....
by handsomejackuk
Mon May 11, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Is my MultiWii 328P from HobbyKing defective?
Replies: 3
Views: 835

Re: Is my MultiWii 328P from HobbyKing defective?

my board only lasted a few weeks and it lost its 3.3v power only one of the regulator led lights came on.. i contacted hobbyking and promplty had a a refund...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Re: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin

i need to re upload a sketch later i will try and get a pin map and how big the sketch is too.... I havent tried the buzzer since getting camstab working....everything seems to work ok though... Basically i have i2c gps ( d.i.y. serial to i2c board) workks great gets a 3d lock in about 10 seconds or...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Apr 19, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Re: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin

just to confirm the buzzer works fine on D8 output and is nice and loud but as soon as i enable servo tilt the buzzer starts shrieking anyone know why this is... it seems as though i can have a0 and a1 as servo tilt and still have a2 as led flashers this seems to work. but the buzzer is still shriek...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Apr 19, 2015 1:15 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 449382

Re: GPS integration

mine was working well until a few days ago and has now decided to not work.. can't really understand why.. it was getting a lock in about a minute or even less sometimes.. using custom serial to i2c board made with a pro mini arduino now it just sits there flashing slowly the blue led.. gutted... it...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Apr 18, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin
Replies: 4
Views: 483

Re: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin

anyone know if this is possible.? I just want a buzzer on d8, and servo tilt, or servo mix tilt on a0, a1.. just seems my buzzer goes mad when i enable servo tilt... I tried the buzzer on.. a2 with the redefined pins and just servo tilt and not mix and the buzzer is very weak sounding... what am i d...
by handsomejackuk
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin
Replies: 4
Views: 483

multiwii 2. 3 buzzer pin

getting a few issues here with atmega 328p running multiwii 2.3 i would like to have a discovery buzzer but it seems as though if i enable servo mix/ tilt as i need a tilt pitch servo camera the buzzer keeps on making a high pitched sound my buzzer is on D8... if i disable the d8 and allow it to be ...
by handsomejackuk
Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x
Replies: 761
Views: 1352956

Re: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x

version 1.8 latest stable firmware, looptime defaults to 0 after flashing is there a reason for this...?

naze 32 board... normal defualt is 3500..?
by handsomejackuk
Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

gone back to previous version as think i was on the test version.. i didnt realise the test versions automatically donloaded/

thanks for the continuous develpoment if i can be any further help please let me know...

thanks again Ezio.... :D
by handsomejackuk
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Naze 32 clean flight ... Are there older / previous versions of ezgui so I can go back one version ? Gone back to simonk firmware and taken one shot off, loop time back to 2500 and still got this problem.
by handsomejackuk
Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

since updating to the latest version this morning i no longer can alter pid values as i am getting the error tpa breakpoint wrong value.... i have altered my looptime to 1500 and enabled one shot last nite, but suspect there may be an issue somewhere.. i have tried altering my tpa breakpoint from 15...
by handsomejackuk
Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Is current meter implemented on EZ-gui anywhere, i have the virtual current meter on naze32 just wondered, as i can't see it....?

if not will it be on later releases ?

a dial on the dashboard would be great ...

thanks Al...
by handsomejackuk
Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:51 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Is current meter implemented on EZ-gui anywhere, i have the virtual current meter on naze32 just wondered, as i can't see it....?

if not will it be on later releases ?

a dial on the dashboard would be great ...

thanks Al...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: motors spin with baro mode selected
Replies: 1
Views: 245

motors spin with baro mode selected

Is it normal behaviour multiwii 2.3 for motors to start up high speed when quad is armed, and barometer is selected even when on the ground at zero throttle...?

please advise

i have tried this a few times and this seems to happen...
by handsomejackuk
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: gps with 328p arduino
Replies: 4
Views: 1769

Re: gps with 328p arduino

got it installed tonite and seems to work ok i not put the props on yet and fully flight tested but all seems to behaving even the gps, vbat, all working i think before i for got to add my unique 90degrees mag offset inguilt in to my flight controller and that was giving me problems..... https://far...
by handsomejackuk
Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: 2.3 is finally here :)
Replies: 97
Views: 78639

Re: 2.3 is finally here :)

just installed version 2.3 in my home built arduino pro mini 3.0 flight controller has gps on it, and various sensors.... i have had trouble with it on the past installing as it seems to big to install on atmega 328p processor. anyway seems to have gone ok, and all sensors behave as expected... also...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: UBlox Neo-6m accuracy with MWC SE V2.5
Replies: 7
Views: 2708

Re: UBlox Neo-6m accuracy with MWC SE V2.5

the ublox neo 6m unit i bought chinese cheap on on a pedestal has the mag included, think it was £12 also has backup battery and works well, i made a serial to i2c board to connect to my home built arduino atmega 328 flight controlller. same setup as you are running... mine only had one serial port ...
by handsomejackuk
Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: GPS Help
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: GPS Help

I am almost ready to test my gps its all setup and i get a quick lock usually 6 satellites, . what i was going to do is go out initially and test the mags accuracy in holding its heading and then check the altitude hold ability also i may get to log the gps on ezgui to see if its getting accurate re...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: serial to i2c arduino
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: serial to i2c arduino

sorted all working confirmed on multiwii ez gui 6 satellites well pleased....
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 01, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: serial to i2c arduino
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: serial to i2c arduino

got one part of the serial to i2c convertor working i can pick up a 3d lock with my ublox neo 6... the convertor flashes single leds then after about 20 seconds a triple pulse so assuming that is the 3d lock just need to get the i2c part. sorted

back to the bench !!!!
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: serial to i2c arduino
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: serial to i2c arduino

Thanks I will work through it later
by handsomejackuk
Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: serial to i2c arduino
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

Re: serial to i2c arduino

There are special p328-based boards for this purpose. Google after I2C_GPS_NAV. But be warned: the forthcoming version of multiwii 2.4 will not support p328-based flight controllers to the most possible extend due to memory lack issues. So, you should consider to buy an Mega2560-based flight contro...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: serial to i2c arduino
Replies: 7
Views: 1230

serial to i2c arduino

Hi, I have just got another pro mini arduino nano board and hoping to use it for serial to i2c conversion for my gps unit i dont have any free serials on my 328p flight controller board.... has anyone made one of these boards and know what arduino nano ports i use for the gps rx tx and the sda scl o...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1739
Replies: 47
Views: 9567

Re: pre 2.4 version r1739

ok thanks Leo....
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1739
Replies: 47
Views: 9567

Re: pre 2.4 version r1739

so no gps at all... ?

i not to concerned about waypoints, but position hold, and rth would be good... any tips to reducing the sketch size..?
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1739
Replies: 47
Views: 9567

Re: pre 2.4 version r1739

Just curious how is this running on atmega 328p mpu's thats all i have on my quad my home built controller... i did try a while back but it seemed very unreliable...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Pictures & Videos
Topic: Diy Alien 500 quad with arduino 328p and pwm-ppm convertor
Replies: 1
Views: 2639

Diy Alien 500 quad with arduino 328p and pwm-ppm convertor

heres a youtube clip and some pics of my alien X frame 500 quad. has homebuilt arduino 328p nano flight controller with loads of extras added i try and get some pics up later... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3P-YPBl-Eo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWWXg52JWeo&feature=youtu.be https://farm8...
by handsomejackuk
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: PWM or PPM
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: PWM or PPM

sorry i took so long to get back... i built the pwm - ppm interface with another arduino nano, and got that running on a flysky 8 channel receiver works well too.... will eventually get some frsky stuff but fundsa re a bit limited at moment so making most of my stuff...
by handsomejackuk
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: gps with 328p arduino
Replies: 4
Views: 1769

Re: gps with 328p arduino

yeah the nano clone board... my mistake i dont have a lot of serial ports, just the one. I was thinking of my naze board. I am using the serial port for bluetooth, so will use gps on the i2c port with a serial to i2c adaptor board.. i dont really want waypoint just be good to have rth, and gps lock ...
by handsomejackuk
Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: gps with 328p arduino
Replies: 4
Views: 1769

gps with 328p arduino

Hi, I have my own built arduino controller using an arduino nano clone with atmega 328p chip hmc 5883l mag, mpu 6050, bmp180 barometer. running multiwii version 2.2 i have tried version 2.3 but not much success, as i don't think the atmega 328p has enough memory to run multiwii 2.3 well... anyway wi...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: PWM or PPM
Replies: 2
Views: 495

PWM or PPM

Hi.. quick question is there any advantage to running PPM other than the single connection to flight controller..?

what i am asking is there any less processing to be done with PPM. or do they both use same processing power...
by handsomejackuk
Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x
Replies: 761
Views: 1352956

Re: Cleanflight aka Multiwii port to STM32 F10x and F30x

Anyone know of the something similar to the wonderful LED controls that are in CleanFlight that will work with a standard MultiWii 2.5 board? i dont think the processor on a multiwii board you mentioned is fast enough to cope with controlling the quad and sending all the data to get led strips work...
by handsomejackuk
Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: setting up via bluetooth only
Replies: 1
Views: 255

setting up via bluetooth only

Hi i have multiwii vers 2.2 running on my arduino nano 328 d.i.y. controller the flight controller is built in to the frame and not easy access to the usb lead... now i know there are some things i can setup via multiwii.conf, and multiwii ez-gui. like all the pids, and flight modes etc... but is th...
by handsomejackuk
Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 252444

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

just a quick yes or no answer will ezgui work with frsky telemetry, is it possible to connect a bluetooth to a djt module directly and have naze 32 telemetr data sent to the bluetooth d4r11 receiver ?
by handsomejackuk
Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: aux1 and aux2 and landing lights, and flasher...Possible ?
Replies: 0
Views: 166

aux1 and aux2 and landing lights, and flasher...Possible ?

Hi, current setup arduino nano board running maultiwii 2.2 i need two auxiliary rc inputs 1 to arm disarm board, and the other aux receiver to switch flight modes... I could use yaw on the stick to arm but prefer a physical switch... is it still possible to have landing lights and led flasher with t...
by handsomejackuk
Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:28 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: HK Multiwii Pro and HC-SR04
Replies: 5
Views: 1035

Re: HK Multiwii Pro and HC-SR04

best of luck with it Bud i dont think it works
by handsomejackuk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Alt Hold with hacked $25 IR laser distance measurer
Replies: 24
Views: 3311

Re: Alt Hold with hacked $25 IR laser distance measurer

watching this topic looks interesting
by handsomejackuk
Fri Dec 05, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: landing lights on spare channe;
Replies: 2
Views: 588

Re: landing lights on spare channe;

not exactly what you want, but you could use the buzzer feature to drive the buzzer output pin (of your choice) - use a transistor to drive your lights, - assign buzzer.on to an aux channel to switch on - accept to see various other signaling sequences flashing even while buzzer.on is set to off. I...