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by Cereal_Killer
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Run brushless motors from brushed AlienWii FC
Replies: 2
Views: 1106

Re: Run brushless motors from brushed AlienWii FC

The ESC's do not appear to be getting a valid PWM input signal from the FC but the FC was functional for brushed motors prior to me removing the FET's and pull-up resistors, so I know the the board is sound. Well the good news is you're correct it's not receiving the correct type of signal. FET's o...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 628422

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

I have a small bi running on cleanflight on a Flip32 board... what settings are giving you problems?
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Airplane RTH BaseFlight
Replies: 143
Views: 91322

Re: Airplane RTH BaseFlight

Hi again, gps finally came in. Bluetooth on uart1 GPS on uart2 @ 57kbaud FrSky telemetey on SS1 (not working after adding gps but I'm still working on it) D4r receiver in ppm mode (swapped out the x4r when I did gps) It's not recognizing failsafe, I can get the rx to do preset failsafe and that'll c...
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Aug 15, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Wingui don't have full rc control setting
Replies: 2
Views: 5423

Re: Wingui don't have full rc control setting

You have to turn on headless mode in the code before it shows in the config tool (whichever one it is you use, in your case WinGUI).
by Cereal_Killer
Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: Price Dropped - SunnySky V2216-15 650kv Motors
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: For Sale - SunnySky V2216-15 650kv Motors

I have a couple questions-
Where were these purchased?
Which version of prop adapters are these? The difference being the screw type; V2 uses Phillips screws, the older V1 adapters used hex screws...
I assume you're in the US?
by Cereal_Killer
Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Airplane RTH BaseFlight
Replies: 143
Views: 91322

Re: Airplane RTH BaseFlight

Hello PatricE, I have read threw ALL your blog and forum posts located all over the Internet but I can't find a definitive answer from you (some mention from other people but no definitive answer)... Naze32 (rev6) NEO M8N GPS module on UART2 Running latest stable dev build Plus FrSky telemetey on so...
by Cereal_Killer
Wed May 11, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?
Replies: 5
Views: 2416

Re: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?

Since kbev added this to his tutorial listing I thought I'd make a follow up post... I highly highly recommend not using Bluetooth Low Energy "BLE" if you don't have to (i.e. if you're not using an apple product) The much cheaper HC-05 module has much better range, supports more standard A...
by Cereal_Killer
Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: version 2.2 woun't open on windows vista?
Replies: 3
Views: 1137

Re: version 2.2 woun't open on windows vista?

Are you trying to run the GUI or open the source code? If you're trying to open the code you'll need to install the Arduino IDE, it you're trying to open the GUI you'll need to install JAVA
by Cereal_Killer
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 issue when adding horizon to aux channel
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

Re: Naze32 issue when adding horizon to aux channel

If you havent learned yet that light is the self-leveling light. It would come on in either angle or horizon modes and doesnt mean anything is wrong... Not sure what sort of other issue you may be having since you didnt show that. HTH
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multiwii arduino code, what to upload exactly
Replies: 9
Views: 1166

Re: multiwii arduino code, what to upload exactly

i was just curious (programming wise) if its possible to write a code without a setup and loop sections No, not possible. Even the most basic of code (e.g. monitor an input and turn a led on and/or printing to the serial monitor) requires both a setup and main (void) loop. That's just how computers...
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Multiwii Crius vers2.5/GPS problem
Replies: 23
Views: 6656

Re: Multiwii Crius vers2.5/GPS problem

I was talking with Fengshuidrone over at Multirotor Forums there for a while. He knew a lot about the mega boards for sure. I think he left there too. Haven't seen a post from him there in months. I think he had a falling out with Bartman over something. He was a really great resource to have aroun...
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Jan 25, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Multiwii Crius vers2.5/GPS problem
Replies: 23
Views: 6656

Re: Multiwii Crius vers2.5/GPS problem

I'll chime in that if you're wanting full gps features from multiwii the best performing mega based board I've ever personally experienced was the Circus AIO Pro V2. I'm SURE there's others just as good but I know for sure, from my own experience the aio works great. It's also the board FungSengDron...
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:12 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Naze arming override
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Re: Naze arming override

Set arming to a switch that doesn't exist. Set it to be armed at 1500 (as the nonexistent channel will appear).
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: New i2c communication
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: New i2c communication

This will be challenging as multiwii isnt setup for external i2c comm's. Your best (and easiest) bet will be to use UART and communicate via the MSP (that's Multiwii Serial Protocol). MSP is a very well documented protocol with ready to use arduino libraries (you'll probably need to port those to Ra...
by Cereal_Killer
Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Help with CJMCU Board
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: Help with CJMCU Board

Are you getting an i2C error count? What do the sensors read in the GUI?
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii Crius AIO Pro v1.0 - C Development
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Re: MultiWii Crius AIO Pro v1.0 - C Development

Big question is why? The first issue you'll encounter is thay once you rewrote the code into C it won't be multiwii anymore, just something based on multiwii. This means you and you alone will be responsible for maintaining it and merging and updates and changes and fixes that happen to multiwii. Se...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: PIN connectors on the board ...what for ????
Replies: 1
Views: 703

Re: PIN connectors on the board ...what for ????

I answered on rcgroups too but I'll put it here for anyone else reading them at doesn't know...


Those are the ISP pins for programming without a bootloader.
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Minimum throttle & stabilization
Replies: 10
Views: 984

Re: Minimum throttle & stabilization

FPV (slow flying or racing) absolutely requires perfectly tuned PID's. Here's a little test I like to do to test how close my PID's are... 1. Bring the copter to a stable hover just high enough to be out of ground effect (1m or so) 2. Punch it but apply NO rudder, pitch or roll, allow it to climb 30...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 29, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Multiwii config for beginner
Replies: 17
Views: 2445

Re: Multiwii config for beginner

Double click the error and it will take you to the line where the unexpected character is, probably just a stray key press. Have you used arduino before? You really need to understand the IDE (not be an expert or anything, but be able to take care of your own small errors and stuff). I highly highly...
by Cereal_Killer
Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:00 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?
Replies: 5
Views: 2416

Re: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?

Yes sir that's a real one. You should be able to find one that is just the HM-10 module (the blue part) for a few dollars cheaper if you search but if you're ok with the price yes that ones perfect.
by Cereal_Killer
Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: YAW not flat on MultiWiiConf (using HMC5883L)
Replies: 5
Views: 499

Re: YAW not flat on MultiWiiConf (using HMC5883L)

Ok so as you've probably been able to figure out when there's a MAG attached the heading in the GUI is dependent on it (otherwise it's dependent on the gyro and the cardinal direction displayed means nothing). Just cause it's acting strange most likely the copter will still fly (tho I wouldn't try t...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: anyone can help me to understand the code
Replies: 5
Views: 1414

Re: anyone can help me to understand the code

What specifically are you trying to accomplish? I can't read your Chinese comments (maybe, I don't even know what language that is)... The best way for you to get help is to be as specific as possible. Please list what EXACTLY it is you're trying to change. What code changes have you already made an...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?
Replies: 5
Views: 2416

Re: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?

Just so you know that's a knock off HM-10 (but it should still work), you are risking it tho to save <$15 over a real one (real ones cost about $22 shipped from China) The real ones have a Second xtal on the empty two pads (bottom left of that pic). Here is the datasheet for you to have the AT comma...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?
Replies: 5
Views: 2416

Re: Bluetooth 4.0 BLE on a Multiwii board ?!?!?

Yes and yes. As far as setup, all you need to do is program the HM-10 module to work at 115200 baud. You do this by sending it AT commands via a terminal app (you physically hook to it over a USB to UART adapter like a FDTI or similar, you can't change its settings OTA). Note iPhone won't see it til...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Lets Talk about wind!
Replies: 1
Views: 516

Re: Lets Talk about wind!

Hi Commando, My personal cutoff (for when I'm working) is 25mph. Above that I wont fly, not cause the copter wont make it back upwind but because at that speed GPS's control loops arn't strong enough / fast enough to maintain an acceptable position hold / waypoint radius (as you found out, it never ...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Tricopter YAW Servo non-responsive
Replies: 16
Views: 1101

Re: Tricopter YAW Servo non-responsive

Posting this here incase anyone else ever reads it...

My first suggestion is to tey pin D9, this corrosponds to the same ARV timer (8-bit timer 2B) as pin D3 of a 328P based board (what I use and know works for the tri servo). If this doesnt work please post your sketch
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: 3dr RSSI & battery level
Replies: 2
Views: 460

Re: 3dr RSSI & battery level

You cant get RSSI info out of a 3DR radio... You may be able to see RSSI info from the radio when hooked to the tower app (the APM app) but APM doesnt speak RSSI and there is no physical RSSI output on the 3DR radios. Multiwii can do RSSI only from an RSSI enabled rx (such as a FrSky D4R-ii) As far ...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Tricopter YAW Servo non-responsive
Replies: 16
Views: 1101

Re: Tricopter YAW Servo non-responsive

Hi SkySpaghetti, sorry I dont come here much and I dont get email notifications from here either so I didnt see you PM till you sent me one on RCGroups... Anyway there's not a easy solution I can give you as I never used a mega based mwc, I'm switched almost completely to Naze32 now (except for my v...
by Cereal_Killer
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Is Multiwii / Megapirate AIO available anymore?
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: Is Multiwii / Megapirate AIO available anymore?

Yes sir, didn't realize it went by two names. Found several now. Thank you!
by Cereal_Killer
Sat Oct 03, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Is Multiwii / Megapirate AIO available anymore?
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Is Multiwii / Megapirate AIO available anymore?

As the title says, is there anywhere I can still source the AIO board [at a normal price, not jacked up 50%] anymore? Hobbyking is out, nothing on eBay, Google doesn't find anything in stock. Need to get one for a build I've had planned a while, now that I've got the frame / power system I can't fin...
by Cereal_Killer
Sun Sep 13, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multwii not seeing Walkera Runner - help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2429

Re: multwii not seeing Walkera Runner - help!!

Yea the 64b version doesn't work... Should have thought of that.
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Quadcopter shaking
Replies: 17
Views: 3187

Re: Quadcopter shaking

edsimmons3 wrote:Edit: Is that config for multiwii? I don't recognise the software...


That's APM mission planner.


OP I agree your pitch and roll P gains are WAY to low.
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: multwii not seeing Walkera Runner - help!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2429

Re: multwii not seeing Walkera Runner - help!!

I've never heard of anyone else doing this... I know the Walkera uses a combo FC / RX all-in-one and I really doubt MW works on / with it. Can you post what / where you read about doing this? Edit: Ok looked it up, it's not officially supported but it looks possible (tho note, walkera could of foun...
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: What does the bind jumper on the brushed Alien board do?
Replies: 1
Views: 338

What does the bind jumper on the brushed Alien board do?

After taking a break from 8-bit FC's for a while I'm back. I have a FC built with an arduino pro micro (32U4) and I use a spektrum satellite receiver (sat ONLY). So far I've just been using a full RX to bind the sat to my TX but I'd like to free up the full receiver so I dont have to carry it around...
by Cereal_Killer
Sat Aug 15, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: operating procedures for HEADFREE mode?
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Re: operating procedures for HEADFREE mode?

The 2D directions it uses are the directions (in relation to IT) at the point headfree is engauged. It has no idea what way YOU'RE facing. Here's how I use it... Set it (ONLY headfree, no mag, no headadjust) BEFORE arming Arm Stand the same way it's facing Take off and fly around, right stick will a...
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Control multiwii quadcopter from computer without receiver
Replies: 11
Views: 4434

Re: Control multiwii quadcopter from computer without receiv

Wow, we lost a really good one today.... Here's an idea, dont attack people trying to lookout for the hobby (and in a sense you personally too)

:x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x
by Cereal_Killer
Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: CRIUS AIOP V2.0 used to control land rover
Replies: 4
Views: 646

Re: CRIUS AIOP V2.0 used to control land rover

You can but why? An RC car doesnt need any sort of self leveling or anything like that, it'd be easier (and cheaper) to just hook the motor drivers directly to a receiver.
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: CAMSTAB
Replies: 4
Views: 763

Re: CAMSTAB

I'm not trying to come of conceited here but why do you think you need the "gimbal" to yaw? If you're flying FPV I can not stress how bad of an idea that is (unless you're running a head tracker). You can rotate the quad for yaw control (put it in heading hold if you need then just point t...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:05 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't seem to do flips in Horizon mode?
Replies: 14
Views: 1040

Re: Can't seem to do flips in Horizon mode?

What GPS are you using. Usually I'm all for using the cheap crap (NEO 6M) but the cleanflight dev's are all stressing the importance of going with a better GPS like a LEA 7M or NEO 8M8. I'm actually thinking about getting one now, I just hate the idea of buying a $40-50 GPS that MIGHT work a little ...
by Cereal_Killer
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can't seem to do flips in Horizon mode?
Replies: 14
Views: 1040

Re: Can't seem to do flips in Horizon mode?

Holy crap man, that thing is perfect! I wish mine worked like that!

Right now I'm getting about a 1.5-2m circle. I might have to get me one of those MEGA2560 FC's, I am gonna try lowering my posH and PosHR PID's tho, you're are really low.
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Terrible throttle response with blheli
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: Terrible throttle response with blheli

2212's are a bit small for 10" props (yes even 3.8" pitch). First thing I'd do is switch to 8040 or 8047, you have six motors after all.
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Need a TX recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 930

Re: Need a TX recommendation

FSD, I wasn't following at first, I was thinking you just hooked up auxiliary stuff on the second receiver. Really when you "stack" the second receiver am I understanding that you still hook it to your flight controller as channels 9, 10, 11 & 12? How many input's does your mega board ...
by Cereal_Killer
Thu Jul 30, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: GPS problem
Replies: 7
Views: 481

Re: GPS problem

Hint: Whatever you do ONLY CHANGE A SINGLE TERM OF A SINGLE PARAMETER AT A TIME!

Seriously...
by Cereal_Killer
Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:21 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: Will MultiWii work with this quad
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: Will MultiWii work with this quad

Multiwii is not sutable for that quad, it simple requires some type of standard receiver input and the BLE Module doesn't provide that.

Can you give us some more details on the quad you have including a pinout of how everything's connected?
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Jul 28, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Hexcopter yawing in only one direction!
Replies: 4
Views: 1303

Re: Hexcopter yawing in only one direction!

Can you please take a video of your GUI (specifically the radio screen) and post it for us to see?

Also please post some DETAILED macro shot's showing your wiring and please post a link to the wiring diagram you followed.
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:38 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Better way to balance props?
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Better way to balance props?

Ive tried CF props before, I don't like them, they're too fragile and cheap ones need balanced badly. Right now I'm really impressed with the new Graupner C-Props I've been trying out (on my 600 with 10" props, on my 300 I use $1/ea 6x3 HQ's). The C-props are very very thin / light with a wide ...
by Cereal_Killer
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Extending Bluetooth Range
Replies: 31
Views: 5048

Re: Extending Bluetooth Range

The SJ4000 (a genuine one) cost $73 including the waterproof case and all the mounts. The lens is glass, factory it comes with a 170* one which is just a little bit "fisheye" (not bad at all, probably 80% of the picture is uneffected, only the outer edge shows the distortion. I actually ru...
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Can different profiles setup different failsafe's?
Replies: 0
Views: 973

Can different profiles setup different failsafe's?

I have a photo shoot this weekend where I'll be flying very low and over live animals (horses). It's not a problem to take 5 minutes in the CLI and change FS settings manually but it got me wondering what it would take to make the different rate profiles be able to effect failsafe as well. For examp...
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Better way to balance props?
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Better way to balance props?

Not that I know of, I use kapton tape on the leading edge (this way "wind" doesnt lift it off)
by Cereal_Killer
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Extending Bluetooth Range
Replies: 31
Views: 5048

Re: Extending Bluetooth Range

Yea I did a bunch of flying on the beaches there, I got some pretty photo's and some we added to the family vacation album but no really GOOD ones, something happened to my mobius and it got knocked out of focus and I didnt notice till I watched the footage at home . They're good enough but not grea...