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by fiendie
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2310148

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

nicog wrote:And if you want to use it, as you said, code it and commit to svn.

Or better yet, open a pull request on GitHub! https://github.com/fiendie/baseflight
I am maintaining an up to date clone of the SVN repo just there to piss dongs off ;P
by fiendie
Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 256666

Re: Odp: MultiWii AllinOne for Android [update 20/08/2012]

ezio wrote:Is it something wrong that I want to earn few cents on my work?


Nothing wrong with that.
But it's kind of lame to earn them on the back of a free software project.
by fiendie
Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Patch: LED Flasher
Replies: 35
Views: 10794

Re: Patch: LED Flasher

Another think i have a PNP transistor like this BD 236 m are compattible? What is the wiring correct? If you want to switch against GND you need an NPN transistor: +12V o-------------------------+ | .-. ( X ) '-' | ___ |/ T1,NPN uC PIN o---|___|-----| BC547 R2,4K7 |> | GND o---------o--------------+
by fiendie
Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Patch: LED Flasher
Replies: 35
Views: 10794

Re: Patch: LED Flasher

Neo360 wrote:Hi,

One think, what is the PB4 output on Mega328P?

I have this board http://www.drotek.fr/shop/en/72-multiwi ... c5883.html


Well, PB4 IS the pin identifier for the ATMega. It maps to digital pin 12 on an Atmega238p-based Arduino Duemilanove or Uno if that's what you mean.
http://arduino.cc/hu/Hacking/PinMapping
by fiendie
Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Lost Model Alarm feature
Replies: 10
Views: 1488

Re: Lost Model Alarm feature

Hm, so you have to built a buzzer with own battery, Take lipo for micro helicopters and tape it to the buzzer. OR Take flying lessons Haha, I crash a lot to... OR get something like this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/AJ2-LOC8TOR-LITE-LOCATOR-TRACKER-FINDER/dp/B0052RI4M2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=134433...
by fiendie
Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motor Stop with MultiWII 2.1
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: Motor Stop with MultiWII 2.1

My Setup: ⋅  FCWII ⋅  Drotek IMU 10 DOF ⋅  I2C GPS ⋅  ESC Turnigy Plush 18A ⋅  KEDA 20-28M ⋅  Receiver FrSky D8R-II ⋅  LIPO 3000maH 25C Hi Frédéric, are you using that FrSky Rx with PPM sum by any chance? There was (still is) an ...
by fiendie
Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Replies: 14
Views: 13872

Re: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Java SE 6 1.6.0_33-b03-424 OK, then try this in Terminal.app and post the exception you're getting: user@host:~ $ cd /Applications/MultiWiiConf.app/Contents/Resources/Java user@host:~ $ java -Djava.library.path="." -cp "./*" MultiWiiConf Cheers Andy
by fiendie
Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:48 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Replies: 14
Views: 13872

Re: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Deet wrote:I can confirm that the GUI doesn't work on the final release of Mountain Lion, tested with a MacMini and Macbook Air

Can you open Java Preferences and tell me which version is at the top of the list?
by fiendie
Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Moving the repository to git?
Replies: 40
Views: 5439

Re: Moving the repository to git?

Sorry - just not seeing a huge benefit in moving myself.... current setup under Alex control was worked well for 2 years. I understand that people like the environment though. I think this is a little misunderstanding. No one is suggesting that everybody and his mother can push changes to the offic...
by fiendie
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: How do I change GPS Baud in MWC 2.1 FW?
Replies: 1
Views: 891

Re: How do I change GPS Baud in MWC 2.1 FW?

I have the new 'CRIUS all in one Pro' & the 'MultiWii MWC FC CN-06 GPS Receiver' from RCTimer, unfortunately the default Baud rate on the GPS unit is 9'600bps it can be changed in u-center but resets to default within a day. Is it possible to change the Baud rate in the MultiWii 2.1 firmware fr...
by fiendie
Tue Jul 24, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Moving the repository to git?
Replies: 40
Views: 5439

Re: Moving the repository to git?

We should probably clarify a few things about the organisation on GitHub. It is in no way meant as competition to the SVN repository. The multiwii-firmware repository is a pristine copy of the SVN _shared repo and is supposed to act as a playground/testbed for anyone interested in working with Git. ...
by fiendie
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:45 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels
Replies: 65
Views: 7235

Re: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels

copterrichie wrote:That sounds interesting, do you have a link? I would like to follow the progress of your and the 9x developments.

Your one-stop shop for 9x developments is the 9xforums website: http://9xforums.com/forum/viewforum.php ... fbf0d1b73b

As soon I have a little more to show for I will put it on my Github page and let you know ;)
by fiendie
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii EZ-GUI
Replies: 1434
Views: 256666

Re: MultiWii AllinOne for Android [update 20/07/2012]

ezio wrote:I thought about it. I do not know yet.

If you do, please consider putting your code under the GitHub org: https://github.com/multiwii ;)
by fiendie
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels
Replies: 65
Views: 7235

Re: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels

Why not offer an er9x patch for the WiiCopter? Many people have these transmitters and have upgraded to er9x. I'm working on something for the 9x. But it could take a while. The codebase of open9x (where most of the development happens nowadays) is almost twice as big as MultiWii's. First order of ...
by fiendie
Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Moving the repository to git?
Replies: 40
Views: 5439

Re: Moving the repository to git?

I second the idea. So many open source projects are moving to git because it makes collaboration so easy. But it doesn't have to be GitHub. I'd just leave it on Google Code and you can keep your collaborators, your Wiki, the whole shebang. And as was already mentioned, Git doesn't care where the rep...
by fiendie
Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Replies: 14
Views: 13872

Re: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Hello, MultiWii Config 2.1 work well with Mountain Lion (no need for modification). Crash on "Close Comm" is still present. Have a nice flight, Marc OK, tested it on another MacBook. Installing the latest update for Apple's version of Java 6 ( http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1515?viewlocale...
by fiendie
Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Replies: 14
Views: 13872

MultiWiiConf on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Hello Mac users, for everyone planning to upgrade to Mountain Lion when it comes out in the next 1 or 2 weeks this might be of interest. The stable version of Processing (1.5.1) currently doesn't work with 10.8. The 2.0 alpha version does run but it in turn doesn't work with controlP5 because a vari...
by fiendie
Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels
Replies: 65
Views: 7235

Re: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels

Hi, I am landing to do that. It is not a big deal for me. I usually have to land anayway to equip the fpv cam and bigger props etc. What I was trying to say is, that I was overwhelmed with all the controls on the switches. a 6 Position switch isn't the solution. I need distingt switches per funtion...
by fiendie
Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

It is a matter of opinion, like asking what is the best color. In my opinion, this forum is miserably difficult to use, relative to a mailing list which lets me interact with it using my mail client. However, the mail list record does not organize that well into thread topics, but google helps with...
by fiendie
Sat Jun 30, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Errors compiling LCD code
Replies: 4
Views: 404

Re: [PATCH] Errors compiling LCD code

While experimenting with various configurations, I encountered some syntax errors inside LCD.ino that are creeping out with recent avr-gcc versions (I got updated to avr-gcc 4.7 a few days ago, which of the three Arduino IDEs got updated? I cannot find any new version for download? Virtually all de...
by fiendie
Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1029980

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

copterrichie wrote:Very interesting, question, what is the maximum range of the Frsky telemetry unit? Reason I ask, Bluetooth range is about 100 feet or there about.

Same range as the receiver (i.e. 1.5 km).
100 feet sounds a bit optimistic for Bluetooth.
by fiendie
Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: dev 20120618 and dev 20129616
Replies: 26
Views: 2161

Re: dev 20120618 and dev 20129616

anyone succeed in compiling either LED FLASHER or Landing Lights? Both produce compiler errors for me like error: 'PB4' was not declared in this scope Several postings suggest same or similar errors with both features. As it seems it never worked to begin with (Alex mentioned same effect earlier) f...
by fiendie
Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels
Replies: 65
Views: 7235

Re: [PATCH] Increase number of AUX channels

Tommie, It's great, but currently only the SBUS RX supports more than 8 channels in the MW code, but for SBUS you need a second serial port... (not quoting the enormous prices of a 8+ channel SBUS system). If we really want more options, then should try to increase the states of the AUX channels (L...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC
Replies: 359
Views: 1029980

Re: Direct Frsky telemtry data from MW FC

Hi, I was asking myself if there's an implementation for direct data output from the Multiwii-FC to the digital side port of Frsky telemetry receivers. This way no additional sensors must be used to display height, position or whatever on your Tx. Frame Protocol of FrSky Telemetry Hub System: m Tha...
by fiendie
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

So this gui works on Windows too right? I don't see instructions in the read me how to.set it up in Windows. The steps are the same. Instead of executing the shell script you just use the batch file in Windows. You have to have Apache Maven installed and add it to your PATH: http://www.mkyong.com/m...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

OK, so... Can some one post a step by step for MAC? I´m getting very nervous and it´s rare thing... Cheers, H No need to get nervous It's a very early developer build so have some patience. The steps in the Readme up on GitHub are very comprehensive and should get you through the build process. It ...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

Hi, is this universal? it can not run on my architecture. I´m very confuse already! please post a how to from the beginning (detailed instructions) for confused guys. Cheers, H Hi kataventos, that version was built with target level 1.6+. I uploaded another version built for 1.5. under the same lin...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

@kos: I adjusted the Mac OS X bundle generation to the new directory structure. The code is up on my GitHub. Anyone who wants to build the code on a Mac has to add the mac profile on the command line now: mvn install -P mac The bundle will be in mac-bundle/target A working app bundle of the current...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui



I'll wrap that into maven so the bundle will be created in the package phase and just copied to the target directory ;)
The AntRun plugin is playing hard to get but I'll figure it out =)
by fiendie
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Tiny-GPS integrated into Multiwii (GPS/Sonar/Optical to I²C)
Replies: 195
Views: 31630

Re: Tiny-GPS integrated into Multiwii (GPS/Sonar/Optical to

So if you have an atmega328 based FC, then tinyGPS is a dead end for GPS functions, but if you have an atmega1280 or 2560 based FC then you don't need the tinyGPS anyway. It's still useful for microcontrollers with enough flash but only one UART like the AT90USB. You wouldn't be able to connect bot...
by fiendie
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

will not be merge yet , i will change the directory layout to include maven modules for extra step (mac bundle , jnlp , etc .. ) so prepare another pom for that No rush There actually is a Maven plugin, too. I will test that. By the way, reading serial ports on Mac OS X is still broken. I've not ye...
by fiendie
Sun Jun 17, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

@kos, @kataventos: I added an ant build script to export a Mac OS X app bundle: https://github.com/fiendie/mwi-swing/commit/8d23fe2d8788fbbdbfe050e5212f3749e088d377 You need to have the JarBundler ant task installed: sudo port install jarbundler After that just run ant bundle in the project‘s root ...
by fiendie
Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

@kos: The artificial horizon looks pretty sweet. Unfortunately one of the later versions breaks reading the serial ports on Mac OS X.
Also you force the Nimbus Look&Feel on Mac users ;)
I suggest handling it this way: https://github.com/fiendie/mwi-swing/co ... 2b9a5fe258

Cheers
Andy
by fiendie
Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: New Multiwii Serial Protocol
Replies: 409
Views: 116085

Re: New Multiwii Serial Protocol

From past experience with protocols in other projects, I propose to include one new item of information to the protocol, namely the serial protocol version number . Currently, we have only MSP_IDENT which iincludes copter type and mwc version number. For gui implementations it will become helpful t...
by fiendie
Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GUI works very slow
Replies: 13
Views: 1934

Re: GUI works very slow

Hi there, I am using newest dev and for some reason it works very slow... seems like it does not refresh in real time. But on my mates laptop it works fine so I think problem lies in my laptop but i have no idea why. Do you have any suggestions how to fix it? Cheers! In case you're using a serial c...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

So you're running an OS that is expressly designed NOT to run on your hardware and you go around telling people we have to be conservative with our software choices? OK, that was a cheap shot But to reiterate, Processing requires source level 1.5 => As long as Processing is used, Java 1.5 is the mi...
by fiendie
Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

which OS & hardware I run is _my_ choice with consequences on me alone. As always I will move on when the time has come. For MultiWii it is not my decision - and definitely not yours either. If you have such a progressive mind (like ronco summarized earlier), then why do you not start your own ...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

Hamburger wrote:Caveat: my hardware is not from apple.

A hackintosh? Gimme a break... ;)
So you're running an OS that is expressly designed NOT to run on your hardware and you go around telling people we have to be conservative with our software choices?
Way to go.
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

it is not that easy. On macosx the processing environment does not contain an executable binary by the name of java. Processing seems to use the version that comes with the system. I think kos provided a link with appropriate info. Like I said, you could still use SoyLatte But I agree, if Processin...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New Multiwii Serial Protocol
Replies: 409
Views: 116085

Re: New Multiwii Serial Protocol

Alexinparis wrote:I think it is avr-gcc-4.3.2 which is also in the linux version of Arduino IDE

Some distributions decouple the compiler and use a separate package.
Arduino 1.0.1 on Mac OS X bundles 4.3.2 too, though.
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

It is not about KEEPING things as they are but keeping the support of people that still operate older equipment. You can not just up and kick them to the curve for the benefit of a few. I agree, except "the few" - and I say this as a Mac user myself - are those running Java 1.5 on an old ...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

Actually I was going to do try some coding. Maybe I have missed the point where it is Tommie (or you) who decides on when a supported platform gets dumped? To my knowledge the project is MultiWii or is it TommieWii (or fiendiewii) now? Why do you think the intention of that commit was to "dump...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

I can do that too, but what does it matter: java version "1.5.0_30" Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_30-b03-389-9M3425) Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_30-161, mixed mode, sharing) Again: this is with latest java update installed, 11 months old. Oh rig...
by fiendie
Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[], int)
Replies: 56
Views: 3272

Re: MultiWiiConf_shared is broken - function copyOf(byte[],

What kind of funny and/or clueless vendor is this? It is a company goes by the name apple. What are you talking about? fiendie@bender:~ $ uname -a && java -version Darwin bender.local 11.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.0: Mon Apr 9 19:32:15 PDT 2012; root:xnu-1699.26.8~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_6...
by fiendie
Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: New Multiwii Serial Protocol
Replies: 409
Views: 116085

Re: New Multiwii Serial Protocol

You submitted a set of code that failed badly on basic functionality. That was your fault. You definitely did not test it. You may not know this, but _shared is meant as a common basis for working code as in work in progress . It is not your personal playgorund. It is not ok to leave your basic cod...
by fiendie
Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [Patch] MultiwiiConf fails to compile with current controlP5
Replies: 22
Views: 2564

Re: [Patch] MultiwiiConf fails to compile with current contr

Hamburger wrote:so we have (been) moved to the newer ControlP5 library. I hope we do not receive too many requests for support on older versions of the GUI.

Do you run a call center? :)
Just document it somewhere and be done with it.
It's an open source project. Try getting support from one of the Linux Kernel devs ;)
by fiendie
Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MwGui - Another Gui
Replies: 100
Views: 10473

Re: MwGui - Another Gui

I really appreciate your work, but do we really need another java gui ? We need a proper Java GUI. Processing doesn't count I support the idea of a Swing GUI. @kos: I already took it for a spin. Works fine so far under Mac OS X. Can't you just add rxtx as a Maven dependency? If I saw that correctly...
by fiendie
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Tiny-GPS integrated into Multiwii (GPS/Sonar/Optical to I²C)
Replies: 195
Views: 31630

Re: Tiny-GPS integrated into Multiwii (GPS/Sonar/Optical to

I also think that excessively large source files are much worse than the total number of files. If the build process is well documented it shouldn't be over anybody's head. And if it is then it's questionable if the person should be building their own board anyway. The ER9X project is using build sc...
by fiendie
Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Yet another Android based naze32/multiwii 2.0 configurator
Replies: 54
Views: 9279

Re: Yet another Android based naze32/multiwii 2.0 configurat

I tried this software tonight and got a problem, i connected X4 via BT to Android phone , switch/vaule reading are right, when i write it to EEprom finished ,the X4 can take off , but pitch/roll/raw are loose controlled. only throttle can used. I am used thisversion "multiwii development versi...
by fiendie
Wed May 30, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Barometer fix - PETITION
Replies: 46
Views: 19462

Re: Barometer fix - PETITION

Any new advanced development should probably occur on appropriate platform. Demanding professional level features from an obsolete 8bit MCU seems pointless. Do you *ever* leave out an opportunity to peddle your own stuff? agree. We re-used it to come to terms on how to deal with overly enthusiastic...