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by dodecopter
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Re: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?

Others may have a difference opinion however, from what I see in the second picture, your copter is going to YAW around the greatest mass which is the battery. you were right. i made a lighter bat-holder construction, and put the lipo closer to COG. now it flies perfect, far better than many quads ...
by dodecopter
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 230064

Re: MultiWii AllinOne for Android [update 10/08/2012]

nice program, worked some minutes until crashed.

after installing this, my phone showed "java" errors when starting my other multiwii android apps.

deinstalled it, and all other mw-apps work fine again.
by dodecopter
Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 422468

Re: GPS integration

i use allinone-board + drotek gps.

works fine outofthebox on GUI.

before testing outside, i need some info..

do i have to activate baro for position-hold too, or is all done by gps only?
or is it a drawback to activate baro+gps at the same time?
by dodecopter
Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Multiwii Mega All-in-One (NEW!!)
Replies: 8
Views: 4077

Re: Multiwii Mega All-in-One (NEW!!)

Hello EOSBandi, The Crius does not have GPS integrated. And their price is the price in chinese market without any tax. RCtimer and Goodluckbuy are 2 web stores in Shenzhen China who sell cheap products to US and Europe. You have to know that the TVA/VAT in France and Germany is around 19%. Their f...
by dodecopter
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: All in ONE OR ???
Replies: 5
Views: 1131

Re: All in ONE OR ???

the all-in-one pro with 6050 + ms5611 + 5883 is imho the best buy for the buck atm.

62,95 $ or 50 euro shipped......

http://www.rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=go ... oductname=
by dodecopter
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:29 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Re: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?

thx, you might be right, i didnt thmk about that until now.. copter weight is 650g, battery 3s about 200g? the battery was put there to get COG exactly to FC.... but i ll test tomorrow with battery on top of FC, and with a second battery too. flight time with 2200 3s is about 15 minutes now.
by dodecopter
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Re: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?

hmm, dont have video, but a bad photo maybe i could make a bad video (cellphone....) tomorrow http://img5.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/p1010023ypd2n0ocv8.jpg the back motors could be mounted nearer to each other. atm its possible to use 10" props rear too, but thats not needed. then theres too m...
by dodecopter
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: MultiWii tweaking - flying experience
Topic: Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Vtail Y4 PID tuning or mixing?

hi, my Y4 Vtail flies nice so far. i dont use Vtail mixing, motors have same spinning direction as QUAD there is only one small issue. when given YAW only while hovering, the cotper flies a circle instead of turning around at one point. its a very small circle (about 40cm diameter). is there very li...
by dodecopter
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii release 2.1 is here :)
Replies: 52
Views: 31942

Re: MultiWii release 2.1 is here :)

its almost perfect , thank you just tested with my vtail. as i hadnt time to change motor spindirection, i used Y4 define. seems Y4 is very good matching my setup (4 x 1000kv motor, front 10x4, back 8x4 props) used stock settings. 2.1 is sooo nice - first flight i forgot to test autolevel. no need f...
by dodecopter
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.0 is coming
Replies: 256
Views: 49837

Re: MultiWii 2.0 is coming

Better efficiency for hardware pwm: digitalWrite arduino function was removed in order to address directly the output ports. One consequence: motor order is no more easily configurable. is there no chance to modify motor-outs anymore? that would be the only drawback for me and some others, who burn...
by dodecopter
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Chinese 'Rabbit' FC uses MultiWii code, no credit given
Replies: 59
Views: 18157

Re: Chinese 'Rabbit' FC uses MultiWii code, no credit given

is it allowed to sell computers with "stolen" code on ebay? doesnt ebay care about this?
by dodecopter
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii 2.0 is coming
Replies: 256
Views: 49837

Re: MultiWii 2.0 is coming

Better efficiency for hardware pwm: digitalWrite arduino function was removed in order to address directly the output ports. One consequence: motor order is no more easily configurable. is there no chance to modify motor-outs anymore? that would be the only drawback for me and some others, who burn...
by dodecopter
Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Improving Altitude Hold Performance
Replies: 98
Views: 32461

Re: Improving Altitude Hold Performance

moin, i just tested my new quad with all PIDs stock setting, using 1.9, trusted accZ. flies awesome stable , and even altitude hold works almost fine. i covered the bmp085 breakout with 5mm foam, and put it into a shrink tube..seems to keep the wind away from baro quite good. altitude hold works bet...
by dodecopter
Sun Jul 10, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Serial Bluetooth RF Transceiver Module RS232
Replies: 154
Views: 77759

Re: Serial Bluetooth RF Transceiver Module RS232

thanks for all that hints in this thread , helped me very much , and i am happy that it works now. . after connecting rx to rx and tx to tx (without crossover!) my 5V bluetooth adapter works fine with the last DEV on my flyduino mega. now i ll have to buy an android-phone, as this will be not much m...
by dodecopter
Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: only little forward pitch in stable mode?
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: only little forward pitch in stable mode?

the asymmetric attitude is strange on one of my quads i have exactly the same problem. forward pitch is much less than backward. it occured when i switched from a turnigy 9x (which worked as it should...) to a cheap HK 4 channel Tx/Rx mode1. after changed it to mode2 that behavior occured. in my ca...
by dodecopter
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Hex MultiWii
Replies: 4
Views: 1007

Re: Hex MultiWii

hello,

would it be very difficult to move that pins, i think it wont be just replacing every PIN5/PIN6 in (HEXA) code with A0/A1 ?
because then Rx input is still missing?
by dodecopter
Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:17 am
Forum: Frames
Topic: Lots of trim due to frame?
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Re: Lots of trim due to frame?

hi, if frame is some distortet, not all motors+props might have the same , exact vertical direction. had a yaw problem with one of my quads with DIY alloy tube frame too - a little skewing one whole arm to the other direction than yaw drift solved that problem. be careful and skew only very little, ...
by dodecopter
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: how to arm motors with too little servo-throw ?
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: how to arm motors with too little servo-throw ?

hi, thank you so much i step forward to get a simple copter into the air for less than 100,- euro. included TX/Rx !! the hobbyking T4A V2 4-channel 2,4ghz frequency-hopping is available in euro-warehouse (important for european - it has CE + FCC ...no extra taxes, and cheap and fast 3 day shipping )...
by dodecopter
Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: WM+ with ITG3205
Replies: 84
Views: 29446

Re: WM+ with ITG3205

hello,

do the mod mentioned some pages earlier and be happy :)

http://wbb.multiwii.com/viewtopic.php?f ... d&start=20
by dodecopter
Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Getting Started - MultiWii config and setup
Topic: how to arm motors with too little servo-throw ?
Replies: 2
Views: 952

how to arm motors with too little servo-throw ?

hi, for my 3rd copter i would like to use a very cheap 4 channel Tx. problem is : in GUI i do not reach the YAW 1100/1900 to arm/disarm motors, the yaw-servo-throw is too little, and not adjustable in Tx. . is ist possible to change the code in order to arm motors at 1200 and disarm at 1800? and if ...
by dodecopter
Sat May 28, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: waterproof - fly in rain?
Replies: 2
Views: 626

waterproof - fly in rain?

is there any possibility to make a copter rain resistant?

i thought about it, bt had no good idea until now.

at least the motors are the problem, because they need cooling air...but shouldnt get wet...

anyone an idea?
by dodecopter
Sun Mar 27, 2011 4:23 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: BMP085 altitude sensor
Replies: 6
Views: 1703

Re: BMP085 altitude sensor

i use this bmp085 breakout with 5V from D12 http://www.lipoly.de/index.php?main_pag ... _id=161167

( "bad" 1.6B ) itg3205 clone used as itg3200 + ELV bma020 breakout, powered via D12 too .

until now i didnt need 3,3v ;)
by dodecopter
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: WM+ with ITG3205
Replies: 84
Views: 29446

Re: WM+ with ITG3205

I am experiencing the same. Without NK attached and 100khz the values are looking good (3000 cycletime). I ordered already a BMA020 in order to replace the NK. Will this problem be solved with the BMA? hi, i am using mp+ itg3205 and bma020, both running on 5V , software 1.6 , there are no problems....
by dodecopter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii v1.pre7 released
Replies: 61
Views: 7588

Re: MultiWii v1.pre7 released

My computer is 2 years old, but I have a dedicated GeForce, it might help I didn't test the GUI on another computer. Maybe I should add a "3D" checkbox to disable the 3D in the gui. [/quote] that would be nice. a older notebook is easily to take with, and its cheap. but often has weak gra...
by dodecopter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:17 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii v1.pre7 released
Replies: 61
Views: 7588

Re: MultiWii v1.pre7 released

hi,


just installed 1pre7, tested it holding in hand until now only - everything seems to work fine. (nano clone, wm+ clone, bma020)

but the GUI is very laggy now. looks like video at 1fps
by dodecopter
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: no usb connect until calibrating
Replies: 1
Views: 910

no usb connect until calibrating

hi, connecting arduino nano to computer, it says : "unknown hardware" but after calibrating the sensors, the arduino gets installed as usual so you always need your Tx (for calibrating) if u want to connect the multiwii to pc. i didnt notice this behavior in prior revision, is it a new &qu...
by dodecopter
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: WM+ with ITG3205
Replies: 84
Views: 29446

Re: WM+ with ITG3205

I am experiencing the same. Without NK attached and 100khz the values are looking good (3000 cycletime). I ordered already a BMA020 in order to replace the NK. Will this problem be solved with the BMA? hi, i am using mp+ itg3205 and bma020, both running on 5V , software 1.6 , there are no problems....
by dodecopter
Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Ideas
Topic: multiwii-Tx possible?
Replies: 1
Views: 765

multiwii-Tx possible?

hi, i was just thinking about using a multiwii-brain as addon to Tx. just throttle and might be yaw would need stick input, roll+nick would be done as with original wii the copter would "copy" the alignment from the alignment of Tx multiwii brain had to do the input for roll+ nick to the T...
by dodecopter
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: roll and pitch configurator problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1134

Re: roll and pitch configurator problem

Hello, the graph is ok every lines are flat, only the roll and pitch visuals on the right side are moving and when moving the quad it reacts normaly but with an inclination offset not sure it's clear hi, it seems to affect the visulisation GUI only. sometimes the visualisation on the right side in ...
by dodecopter
Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Arduino Nano or Arduino UNO Possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 2168

Re: Arduino Nano or Arduino UNO Possible?

same as pro mini
by dodecopter
Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: Arduino Nano or Arduino UNO Possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 2168

Re: Arduino Nano or Arduino UNO Possible?

hi,

i am using arduino nano V3 , and it works great.
by dodecopter
Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Redundant Gyro System
Replies: 2
Views: 832

Re: Redundant Gyro System

Alexinparis wrote:I think an octo with 2 quads (one + and one X) would also give a good result for a full redundant system.

what about quads wiht 8 motors , - with y-wires rx to esc`s it should work wih one arduino ?
by dodecopter
Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:47 am
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: WM+ with ITG3205
Replies: 84
Views: 29446

Re: WM+ with ITG3205

hi,

is it that wm+ clone with one "missing"chip and itg3205 ?

that seems to work here (1.6pre), tested on gui only until now....


if it does on a wii, it should do on arduino too....
by dodecopter
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: I need your opinion.
Replies: 23
Views: 2757

Re: I need your opinion.

Hi Alex, I have to admit it, I totally lost track in the RC groups thread. It's too difficult to find the "jewels" between the "I received my motors but waiting for my ESC's" posts. So I really hope this forum will provide a better platform for beginners, experienced or "ju...