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by Rudi48
Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Artificial height limit
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: Artificial height limit

Hello fpv_downunder,

If you use GPS, it is already there, in config.h:
MAX_NAV_ALTITUDE 100 // in meter

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Mon Jan 26, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello EOSBandi,

Thank you very much for the hints to the overshoot issue. :)
You have designed a very good software for the community.

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello Leo, Thank you for posting the pictures. Now I can see, that the drift at waypoint #7 is in direction north-east. Your video is excellent, but you have to see it on YouTube with full HD resolution to see all details. The waypoint numbering makes it easier to follow the fly path. It looks to me...
by Rudi48
Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello Leo, Thank you very much for the detailed answer. Unfortunately I am mixing up sometimes East and West (maybe the age) Nevertheless it would be helpful for me if you could post the EZ-GUI screen and the flight map in full resolution for reference. Even on a full HD screen it is not so easy to ...
by Rudi48
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:48 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello Leo, Thank you very much for the interesting video. It needed several repetitions viewing the video to understand what is what. It would be nice to have an extra picture of the mission plan, with an overlay of the waypoint numbers, and the flight map. So, what I understand up to now is: 1. You...
by Rudi48
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

To the cycle maximum topic. Yesterday I made a flight test for stability. I got the following EZ-GUI log data, concerning the cycle time: Hardware: mega board with gyro, acc, baro, mag, GPS MultiWii pre2.4r1729 with ALTITUDE_RESET_ON_ARM Flight time: 14:51:01 - 14:52:32 -> 91 seconds # separate GPAR...
by Rudi48
Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

Hello Alex and Leo,

I have tested today the ALTITUDE_RESET_ON_ARM modification, and it works.
Thank you very much.

I find it very useful, and would appreciate to have it in the coming MultiWii 2.4 version. :)

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello Leo,

Thank you for the video.
It answers my question: What is the direction (camera view) when a mission is flown?

Now I see, that the camera looks always in direction to the next way point.

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

switch back for the moment version number to 230, but winGUI will have to handle 240 for final 2.4 I think it is wrong signal if we effectively cripple the version number only to please some (albeit honored) 3rd party app. If they test for ==230 then it is either intended or plain wrong and bad. He...
by Rudi48
Sun Dec 28, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello EZIO,

Thank you for providing your log file.
I can see, that you are using a different formula to convert heading from +/- 180 degree to 0...359 degree.

Hopefully I find today time to investigate that topic.

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello Ezio, Thank you very much, taking care about my question. Today I have investigated another flight, with the same mission. The mission waypoints: MultiWii_Mission_Ickstadt_2014-12-09_center.jpg The flown course (Google Earth): Mission_201412091559_GoogleEarth.jpg Spreadsheet diagram of GPS cou...
by Rudi48
Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 183547

Re: GPS NAV

Hello, I have a question to the log parameters course (from GPS) and head (from MAG). The first waypoint is in South-West, The number of satellites was 7 while the mission. MultiWii_Mission_Ickstadt_2014-12-09_center.jpg The flown course is extracted from the EZ-GUI log file, converted to a .kmz fil...
by Rudi48
Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 251707

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI, log file analysis

I like to show an example of a EZ-GUI log file analysis, in this case the consumed power. For more details have a look at: m I wanted to know, how much power does the copter need to fly stable in place. Therefore I added a 30 A current sensor module. Unfortunately in older versions of EZ-GUI the par...
by Rudi48
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

When i have tested the NAV B7 code earlier i have got strange errors in Eos Wingui. I discovered that it "crashes" if you don't uncomment #define USE_MSP_WP It seems it cant run without it!.. Thank you PatrikE, You saved my day. Now WinGUI B7 works with MultiWii pre 2.4 r1729. I could pla...
by Rudi48
Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 251707

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hello ezio, I have read, that changing the MultiWii version from 2.3.1 to 2.3 allows again the good function of EZ-GUI. in MultiWii.h change: 004 #define VERSION 230 // was 231 -> Problem with EZ-GUI Now actual EZ-GUI works again . Hence, I think there is no more pressure to adopt EZ-GUI to MultiWii...
by Rudi48
Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

Hello Hamburger, In MultiWii.h is defined: 92 #if defined(LOG_VALUES) || defined(LCD_TELEMETRY) // extern uint16_t cycleTimeMax; // highest ever cycle timen extern uint16_t cycleTimeMin; // lowest ever cycle timen extern int32_t BAROaltMax; // maximum value extern uint16_t GPS_speedMax; // maximum s...
by Rudi48
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 251707

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hello ezio,

I just tested the new MultiWii version 231r1729 and have seen, that EZ-GUI unfortunately does no longer work.

Do you will bring an update already for this version, or will you wait for the next official release 2.4?

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: pre 2.4 version r1729
Replies: 100
Views: 22159

Re: pre 2.4 version r1729

Hello Alex, Thank you very much for your excellent work My setup is: QUADX, CRIUS_AIO_PRO_V1, GPS_SERIAL 2, UBLOX, VBAT, POWERMETER_HARD, PSENSOR_SMOOTH 64, Bluetooth Just a feed back to a first test of the software: GPS: It would be nice to write in m: 1. that GPS Hold works only, if there are more...
by Rudi48
Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing)
Replies: 640
Views: 144986

Re: Alternative ESC firmware (reflashing), HK SS18A

Hello,
I have not found any infos for reflashing my hobbyking SuperSimple 18A ESC, see picture.

Fortunately I could find some informations elsewhere, so I could reflash the ESC's with simonK software.

So I have put all my information to a web page, in the hope to help somebody:
http://www.rudiswiki.de/wiki9/QuadrocopterESC

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: SW V2.1 cannot read PID-Settings from GUI
Replies: 18
Views: 1392

Re: SW V2.1 cannot read PID-Settings from GUI

Hello Jürgen, I had the same problem with the version 1.9 to 2.1 move. In order to clear the EEPROM you have to load Arduino sketch /Example(Beispiele)/EEPROM/eeprom_clear, select the right board and serial port and upload it to the MultiWii control. After clearing the EEPROM the Arduino LED will li...
by Rudi48
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Wireless connection to the GUI ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1304

Re: Wireless connection to the GUI ?

I have documented the specialties of the different operating systems:
http://www.rudiswiki.de/wiki9/QuadrocopterBluetooth

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii_dev_20111029
Replies: 35
Views: 3967

Re: MultiWii_dev_20111029

Hello, I wanted to show more actual and real life "config" screenshots: Setup: ITG3200, BMA020, BMP085, HMC5883, Motor 2213N, Prop 9x5" balanced 1. armed with 1200 us 2. holding with centered gas, about 1500 us I have activated: #define TRUSTED_ACCZ Is that behavior OK? Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Tue Nov 01, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii_dev_20111029
Replies: 35
Views: 3967

Re: MultiWii_dev_20111029

@Henrique

Will you please be so kind and post a screenshot of your config Window, to see all the PID values.
I am still fighting horizontal moves in stable mode.
My PID values can be seen in the attached screenshot.

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:16 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf 1_8_patch2 with Bluetooth Serial Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 712

MultiWiiConf 1_8_patch2 with Bluetooth Serial Problem

Hello, When I tried MultiWiiConf 1_8_patch2 with Bluetooth Serial from a Linux (Ubuntu 1104) Netbook to a MultiWii Controller with Bluetooth Serial Module I had a problem with not finding the Serial Port. Under Linux the Bluetooth Serial Port is named /dev/rfcomm0 . The used file application.linux/l...
by Rudi48
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: no Gui with active BT Adapters toshiba xp and acer win7
Replies: 8
Views: 2706

Re: no Gui with active BT Adapters toshiba xp and acer win7

Hello suarez, Problem Windows 32 With a Bluetooth dongle inserted the Arduino IDE and the Config Program has a major start delay, and problems finding the serial ports. A solution was worked out by "eried" in the Arduino forum: Road to solve the delay on the Arduino IDE m You have to repla...
by Rudi48
Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

Re: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values

Hello, The problem is solved I replaced the HMC5843 Break Out Board with a new HMC5883 Break Out Board. Now, after 5 minutes use, I have no longer seen a glitch. Unfortunately the new HMC5883 Break Out Board is larger in size and the magnetic orientation is 180 degree turned, if you use the same old...
by Rudi48
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Compile MultiWiiConf-Basic HowTo
Replies: 16
Views: 15334

Re: Compile MultiWiiConf-Basic HowTo

Because I have not found any good description how to compile the MultiWiiConf program under MAC OS X, I like to describe that for reference.

Please see the web page: http://www.rudiswiki.de/wiki9/QuadrocopterMultiWiiConf

Regards, Rudolf
by Rudi48
Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

Re: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values

Hello, I have investigated further and found the following: 1. The I2C bus looks good showing on a scope, see hardcopy picture. 2. I added a routine in serial.pde to output the raw MAG values in hex. void itoh(unsigned int n) { int digit; const char *hex = "0123456789abcdef"; if ((digit = ...
by Rudi48
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

Re: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values

Hello mr.rc-cam, Thank you for taking care about my problem. I have already thought about voltage mixing, but the BMA020 is running with 2.5V and on the other side of the LLC is 5V only. I had the hope, that some one else has already seen such an effect. Then I have to go to plan B, debugging myself...
by Rudi48
Sun Oct 09, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values
Replies: 5
Views: 1146

HMC5843 Magnetometer, intermittent false values

Hello, I am using a Sparkfun HMC5843 break out board with software MultiWii_dev_20110928, but the problem happens also in version MultiWii_1_8_patch2. In principle the Magnetometer works, also the calibration. VCC ist 2.5V from the ELV BMA020 board. The problem is, that intermittent about every 10-3...
by Rudi48
Mon Sep 19, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GUI 1.8 patch2, ALT x 10
Replies: 2
Views: 886

Re: GUI 1.8 patch2, ALT x 10

Hello Alex,

Thank you for the quick answer.
I have uploaded MultiWii Version 1.8.patch2 and the GUI shows the normal ALT value.
See the attached screen shot.
It also looks like that the ALT sensor value is more filtered.

That will be interesting to test in real flight. :)

Regards, Rudi
by Rudi48
Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GUI 1.8 patch2, ALT x 10
Replies: 2
Views: 886

GUI 1.8 patch2, ALT x 10

Hallo Alex, I just figured out, that in the GUI version 1.8.patch2 the ALT value is shown multiplied by 10 compared to version 1.8 patch1. Please see the attached screen shots. The MultiWii program is in both cases version 1.8 patch1. I tried to find an explanation for that in the source code, but I...