Search found 189 matches

by howardhb
Sun May 29, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MWii development beyond v2.4
Replies: 73
Views: 20163

Re: MWii development beyond v2.4

...and I'm still here too ;)
by howardhb
Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

HI everyone. I've just upgraded to MW2.4 and checked it out....All good! Using 3DR telemetry radios (from ReadytoflyQuads) and Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900H) With settings as shown in attached pictures, I get perfect communication to EZ-Gui. Not a single "no data received" warning. Going to ...
by howardhb
Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: 2.4 is finally here :)
Replies: 71
Views: 70538

Re: 2.4 is finally here :)

+1
Many thanks!
An epic journey, to be sure :mrgreen:
by howardhb
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Today I am getting no data received error. can i delete and reinstall the app since i paid for it?? and it will be unlocked again? Try deleting then re-pairing bluetooth? I'm using vesion 1.3.1 of 3DR config tool with 900MHz versions of 3DR radios and have no issues with EZGui: Rooted Galaxy S5 G90...
by howardhb
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Btw EzGui beta now supports configuration of 3dr radio

Awesome Bart!
Is your app be able to read and save a .ihx file?
by howardhb
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

3DR radios work very well.
Use the 3dr update tool to flash correct settings for Multiwii / Ezgui / Wingui.
(Thanks to EOSbandi)
https://code.google.com/p/mw-wingui/dow ... p&can=2&q=
by howardhb
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

GUSHELFER wrote: hola, podria ayudarme ?? estoy trabajando con una crius multiwii v2.5 con gps en i2c, modulo nav , bluetoot, lcd, TODO FUNCIONA O.K !!! PERO llegue al punto que no puedo usar mas que multiwii2.3 ya que las otra versiones "NAV" NO ESTA TERMINADO EL I2C PARA EL GPS, ADEMAS ...
by howardhb
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Same problem with Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (GTP7500 3G)

I can (always) reliably exit the app if I first press the "MW Disconnect" button.
by howardhb
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

What's the idea behind the rule, that we can only plan a mission when armed? Exactly the opposite is the rule. if(!f.ARMED && !f.BARO_MODE && (f.GPS_mode == 0) ) { // arm now! Notice the "!" ahead of the evaluation above. The "!" Is a logical NOT ie: Not armed an...
by howardhb
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Prop / Motor balancing with ACC ?
Replies: 4
Views: 793

Re: Prop / Motor balancing with ACC ?

All sources ARE published!

look for dyn_prop_balance_publish.zip on this page:http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/balancing-propellors-and-motors?id=705844%3ATopic%3A1011737&page=5#comments
by howardhb
Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

@ txpatrol, I'm not sure what firmware version Paul pre-loads, but you need the latest NAV firmware (uploaded on 16 January) https://code.google.com/p/mw-wingui/downloads/detail?name=MultiWi2_3-navi-b5-baro_fix.zip&can=2&q= Yesterday I tested EZ-GUI and it works very well on my Samsung 10.1 ...
by howardhb
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

I've modified the go_arm() function (in multiwii.cpp) to prevent this issue.... if(!f.ARMED && !f.BARO_MODE && (f.GPS_mode == 0) ) { // arm now! Yesterday I tested the NAV functions by flying a simple 9 way-point (25m altitude) mission with "LAND" (5m altitude) as the last ...
by howardhb
Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: What you don't like in EZ-GUI?
Replies: 51
Views: 5102

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

I think the I2C error warning could be improved a bit. My copter (for some, as yet, unsolved issue) generates up to 5 I2C errors at startup. After that it's fine. At present, if MW reports an I2C error count above 0, the GUI beeps constantly until the error count is Zero (have to reboot copter.........
by howardhb
Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

@Jimbo385... Hmmmmm, blame the schools that taught us to count 1,2,3,4,5,6..... (when I was in school, there was no need to count from ZERO - only main-frame computers existed in BIG corporations ) Programmers know that zero IS a valid number.... any number, raised to the power of ZERO equals 1 !!! ...
by howardhb
Sat Feb 01, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Android Multiwii remote Bluetooth/Wifi
Replies: 54
Views: 20143

Re: Android Multiwii remote Bluetooth/Wifi

Howard, I believe any Wifi to Serial device will work such as this one.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281205805036?ss ... 1423.l2649

Thanks, I will acquire one and give this a try.
by howardhb
Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Android Multiwii remote Bluetooth/Wifi
Replies: 54
Views: 20143

Re: Android Multiwii remote Bluetooth/Wifi

What WiFi hardware do you use on the copter?
by howardhb
Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

@jimbo385 all seems ok. If you are able to connect to Wingui (on the 3DR) com port at 57600 baud via you 3DR radios then you are good to go. Well done! As far as I'm aware, if the air module is responding to the ground module and you are able to upload a mission (and download) to your flight control...
by howardhb
Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

Also, when you run the 3DR config tool, make sure you haven't left Wingui connected to the 3DR "Ground" radio's COM port..... :geek:
by howardhb
Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

You're welcome :mrgreen:
by howardhb
Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

Do I still need to run 3DRRadio.exe) and load the radio~hm_trp.ihxfirmware? Yes I mentioned that I already had 3DRRadio.exe) but I thought it was in the zip file. Where do I get this from cause a Google search has not found it! You will find it in the downloads list on Googlecode page for WinGui. S...
by howardhb
Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

Questions 1.) Is my board I2c and therefore not compatible? *** Your board IS compatible and uses a u-blox NEO-6M GPS module. *** So in Config.h in the GPS settings section #define GPS_SERIAL 2 (or the specific serial port number that your board uses for GPS) #define GPS_BAUD 57600 #define UBLOX (co...
by howardhb
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Multiwii logo contest
Replies: 21
Views: 2262

Re: Multiwii logo contest

Here is my attempt at a 3D logo...
MW Logo 3a.jpg
My Logo
(51.02 KiB) Not downloaded yet
by howardhb
Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

@Carlo, Thanks for the update on 2.3 - looking forward to it being rolled out, soon hopefully. In the mean time, @ teslahed, #define CURRENT_SCALE_FACTOR 10 * 0.0873046875f is'nt correct. MinimOSD uses a 5V analog reference so you will need to use 5V as the Arduino analog REFERENCE (in the spread-sh...
by howardhb
Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I need to work out how to adjust the scaling... I knew that would be your next step! As an aid, apply the following...... (Please don't shoot me down, I have not tested this but it seems logical to scale for your specific sensor) So, you need to calculate and define the scaling factor for your sens...
by howardhb
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

@ teslahed, before figuring out the "offset" variable, you must have, a t least, a stable analog to digital conversion.

I suggest a low pass filter by connecting a capacitor as shown in the attached picture.
(experiment with capacitor values up to 10uF)
Filter
Filter

H.
by howardhb
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: LCD config broken for Spektrum, SBUS and OPENLRSv2MULTI
Replies: 1
Views: 302

LCD config broken for Spektrum, SBUS and OPENLRSv2MULTI

If Spektrum, SBUS and (possibly OPENLRSv2MULTI , can't test it) RC system is selected in config.h, LCD configuration does not work: This is evident in latest dev, MultiWii_dev_2014_01_14__r1648 and also latest GPS NAV from EOSBandi. (didn't check any other versions) You will able to enter LCD config...
by howardhb
Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

I agree, that is more intuitive to do it that way. :P
by howardhb
Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230758

Re: MultiWii EZ-GUI

Hi Ezio.
Your app is working perfectly on my Samsung tab 10.1 (GTP-7500) with XBeePro 900MHz (60mW) telemetry radio! :D
All I had to do was configure Serial3 (Flyduino Mega + FreeIMU043 + MTK3329 GPS) for 57600 baud.

Now I want to test your waypoint nav!

H.
by howardhb
Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

I've created the navigation symbols for the new way-point functions, as per Ezio's request. (It's not easy getting them readable with only 40 pixels!) Let me know if you need them modified / changed. H. EDIT: Updated the graphics...now color coded! EDIT: EDIT: After seeing the symbols on a map (some...
by howardhb
Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

But a symbol for airplane is missing..

Doh!

Feel the Airplane love .... :mrgreen:
by howardhb
Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

Andras, I've modified the symbols to have a light border around the craft...

I think these look better than my first attempt :oops:
H.

EDIT: Deleted the file. Added revised zip with Airplane!
by howardhb
Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:09 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

I used PaintDotNet (free: http://www.getpaint.net/download.html ) to "chroma Key" the backround to transparent.
Cut / Paste / Saved as 40x40 transparent PNG's.
Copter Symbols 40x40 Transparent.zip
Symbols
(21.34 KiB) Downloaded 103 times


Let me know if I need to change anything.

H. :D
by howardhb
Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

If you have some time, the symbol on the map is a 40x40 pixel transparent png

Consider it done ! (In an hour or two) :roll:
by howardhb
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

Hello EOSBandi. Awesome work! Would it be a lot of effort to have (sometime in the future) the applicable aircraft symbol on the mission / map overlay ? Specifically, to have the red "heading" line point in the actual "forward" direction of the symbol. Quad-P-X.jpg Attached is a ...
by howardhb
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: How is the magnetometer calibration done in software?
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: How is the magnetometer calibration done in software?

The GUI is required to initiate the calibration process. ( Can be done with sticks when disarmed - Throttle hi & Yaw Right & Pitch back) When you click "Calibrate" (or use the sticks) the software requires you to rotate your copter (sensor) through all possible angles so that the s...
by howardhb
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS NAV
Replies: 964
Views: 168885

Re: GPS NAV

+10000000!!!
Thankyou for this. Multiwii has evolved from using "hacked" sensors from Nintendo Wii to a fully usefull platform. I salute you.

H.

Have a beer (or two) on me! C'mon guys donate!
by howardhb
Fri Nov 29, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: I²C Errors after flashing 2.0
Replies: 24
Views: 3665

Re: I²C Errors after flashing 2.0

Have you calibrated the accelerometer at least once, using the button "CALIB_ACC" in the GUI ?
by howardhb
Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Board, IMU & Sensors index
Replies: 2
Views: 937

Re: Best IMU?

mgros wrote:I have a FreIMU 043 it fly fantastic.

+1!
by howardhb
Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GY-86 on Arduino
Replies: 6
Views: 3914

Re: GY-86 on Arduino

GY_86 is identical to the 10DOF sensor board FreeIMUv043, originally designed by Fabio Versano, whom also is the author of the driver for MPU6050 for multiwii. (May he rest in peace)
Code written for FreeIMUv043 will work with GY_86.

In config.h, just enable GY_86
http://www.varesano.net/projects/hardware/FreeIMU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Hz51j7K0qU

H.
by howardhb
Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: "Arduino" Pro Micro
Replies: 131
Views: 31903

Re: "Arduino" Pro Micro

Just making sure, does the bluetooth module connect and work with the Pro Micro in the exact same way as the Pro mini ? No difference whatsoever ? From the Arduino site: m Separation of USB and serial communication. On the Leonardo, the main Serial class refers to the virtual serial driver on the L...
by howardhb
Mon May 27, 2013 6:51 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Not sure why you have this problem but you could try to delay initializing the serial port by simply adding a delay in startup() of your minimosd. void setup() { Delay(2000); Serial.begin(115200); //---- override UBRR with MWC settings uint8_t h = ((F_CPU / 4 / (115200) -1) / 2) >> 8; uint8_t l = ((...
by howardhb
Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

a quicky... why does the board type keeps switching back to rush after "write" This has been reported before.... Try first uploading Arduino example, eeprom_clear.ino Then re-load KV_Team_MinimOSD.ino Also, your board is not 100% compatible..... On most MinimOSD clones, the MAX7456 has it...
by howardhb
Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

if you dont mind, I would like to add your names to our Supporters page I will use the names provided by paypal.

No worries!
I just love this hobby - it keeps me out of the Pub!

H.
by howardhb
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Maybe the Atmega's EEPROM needs to be cleared completely first. (this is a known issue, reported before)

To do this, up-load the Arduino sketch: Arduino\Files\Examples\EEPROM\eeprom_clear.ino

Then re-load KV_Team_OSD sketch.

H.
by howardhb
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Would like to donate you a few beers if I get it going. can get these ones going: m But KV_team_osd just outputs black screen (no cam connected). I have made my board like this: osd-multiwii using this schematic: schematic Can anyone point me in the direction of where it is going wrong? That schema...
by howardhb
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Dunno how much your beer costs, but I just donated a couple... :!:
by howardhb
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

@KasparsL, just for your tests, attached is a working hex file, compiled and tested working, a few minutes ago.
note: It has a few simple layout changes as described in my posts above....

KV_Team_OSD_HEX.zip
(23.89 KiB) Downloaded 49 times
by howardhb
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

@kasparsL, I see on your screen-shot that your ftdi is connected to com9. I had "issues" with SiLabs CP2102 com ports above #7 (Win7 64bit) To change the com port number, in control panel, click on devices, ports: then right click on the com port and then click on advanced. Change port num...
by howardhb
Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

Your wish, is my command, Obi-Wan Kenobi! :lol: :lol:

My changes were only an exercise in understanding how the code works and not intended to indicate anything else.

that is a lot of happiness
:mrgreen:

Keep up the good work!

H.
by howardhb
Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: KV Team Multiwii OSD
Replies: 1021
Views: 142697

Re: SW Development on Minim Osd

I just compiled the bug-fix for page 5. (KV_Team_OSD.ino Change log f3f051e8e945) I can report that "live" acc values are now displayed I made some minor changes to wording and removed colons.... MINIM_OSD Page 5.jpg I made a small change on page 6. The position of the accumulated "DR...