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by fiendie
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii roadmap for 2.3
Replies: 62
Views: 9762

Re: MultiWii roadmap for 2.3

Alex : I'm happy to donate you a full boxed Visual Studio 2012 Pro, if it helps you to move away from the arduino IDE... I know Visual Studio is a great IDE but if there is a move to officially support another IDE it should probably be something open like Eclipse with the AVR-Eclipse plugin. The pl...
by fiendie
Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

@fiendie: If sonar is implemented it is a possible point of severe failure. You can't just say "ohh i got sonar contact, that must be earth and so i correct all barovalues to that offset to 0" that will do a serious trouble when flying over a 20 m tree. Perhaps the sonar correction could ...
by fiendie
Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

jy0933 wrote:so basically the sonar feature does nothing at all( except the displaying measurement)

:(


Take a look at Luggi's github repository: https://github.com/luggi/baseflight/tree/sonar
He implemented Sonar ALT hold.
I think his forum nick is "crazyal".
by fiendie
Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Boards
Topic: Nanowii from HK. Only 4 usable 16bit pwm ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1246

Re: Nanowii from HK. Only 4 usable 16bit pwm ?

I have tried the stm32 variant, the whole eclipse eabi stuff, i have also compiled TC's baseflight. But in the end the toolchain was too complicated to be fun. I did order the arduino due today, maybe that's easier. So you got everything working and then ditched it because the toolchain was too com...
by fiendie
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

github is pure sh** i will not waste time on this anymore. Using sources and picking good stuff is much better for me. Releasing a zipped pile of code is better? Like dongs said: One can't even tell what YOU changed let alone where you pulled it from. Github has its flaws but it's almost perfect fo...
by fiendie
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

Nice work Crashpilot1000! Would you by any chance include also some kind of support for fixed wings in one of your next releases, so that fixed wing aircraft could do all the cool stuff like rth, ph, altitude hold & heading hold and of course the mandatory stab.+autolevel. It would probably be ...
by fiendie
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Teensy 3.0 anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 1910

Re: Teensy 3.0 anyone?

I don't really think that's gonna happen. Arduino Due is based on the Atmel SAM and Teensy 3.0 is based on some Freescale ARM variant which are both relatively obscure. The RC world is pretty heavily invested in STM32 already it seems. There is already a metric crap-top of cheap STM32-based Flight c...
by fiendie
Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore
Replies: 30
Views: 2795

Re: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore

Pass this message along to your leader, for a person that does allot of BASHING of this community, he sure does allot of asking for service and usage (porting) of the code. I said it, now take that to your IRC cockroach infested den. You have paranoid delusions, mate. Should probably go see a docto...
by fiendie
Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore
Replies: 30
Views: 2795

Re: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore

Awe!! So now the Cain has to come one after the other to defend their beloved leader? LOL Just love how one comes to the rescue! You should try reading what people write sometime, maybe you wouldn't have to post so much. But that's apparently too much to ask from someone who can't type one straight...
by fiendie
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore
Replies: 30
Views: 2795

Re: Why 64bit multiwii_conf not included anymore

Anyone with proper knowledge and enough time could write copter controller firmware from scratch. Hmmmm... Stop trolling pls, thanks . Mirrors are cheap or do you own one? Seriously dude. Where's the hurt in just including the 64-bit binary again ? Why can't you just leave a thread alone if you hav...
by fiendie
Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

Thanks Andy. Not sure what FreeNode is I'd rather not bug TC anyway as GPS is not his interest, but I'm happy that guys here who do use BaseFlight with GPS can chime in. FreeNode is an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) server where many open source projects maintain channels (chat rooms). You can join by e...
by fiendie
Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32
Replies: 1036
Views: 2328303

Re: Baseflight aka multiwii port to stm32

Loaded r250 OK. Found the gps_type setting now listed via CLI. I found these notes in github about gps_type where X=0 if NMEA (no special config), X=1 if UBX (enters ubx binary mode), X=2 if MTK (sets up MTK for 5Hz operation). Two questions. Is the github the best place to go to find info about ch...
by fiendie
Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 732320

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Hi, I know im leaving myself open to all sorts of smart @ss comments here, but f#ck it What is moron_threshold? when should i alter it and what to(aprox) i thought it was a joke when tc mentioned it, but its in the cli so it obviously has a purpose. and im intrigued. Ray It's used during Gyro calib...
by fiendie
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: New on 32 bit
Replies: 8
Views: 1700

Re: New on 32 bit

Hi, I'm a bit confused of where to start with 32bit, Naze32, STM32, Stellaris Cortex M4F, DUE, is there any with working simple to use evolving code like MWC and what about GUI ? Regards Anders Hi Anders, baseflight is what you're looking for: m It is a 32 Bit rewrite of the MultiWii codebase and f...
by fiendie
Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Start coding for Naze32
Replies: 3
Views: 1310

Re: Start coding for Naze32

I wrote a fairly comprehensive HowTo. Neither Windows-specific nor German but it should get you up and running ;)
https://github.com/fiendie/baseflight/blob/master/README.md

If you get stuck somewhere along the way just poke me in the IRC channel.


Cheers
Andy
by fiendie
Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH rebased] Increase number of AUX channels and steps
Replies: 27
Views: 3612

Re: [PATCH rebased] Increase number of AUX channels and step

What are the pros/cons of processing to swing? Not really seenig much in Google on that. It is established though and much knowledge around the current processing code. Is it worth it at this late stage in the lifecycle? I don't really use the GUi except for setting up but it is nice to see the new...
by fiendie
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

Well, I only selected the first one from a list of thousands: m A picture paints a thousand words but a video paints a library. I can highly recommend a talk by Scott Chacon who also wrote the excellent and freely available Book "Pro Git". Talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDR433b0HJY&...
by fiendie
Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

Sebbi basically said it all. But I want to add a few points here and there. I think the problem is that distributed version control is a bit hard to grasp at first for devs who are deeply entrenched in SVN or CVS. good points all of them. The current setup effectively establishes a workflow which ev...
by fiendie
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MAG calibration - ISSUES
Replies: 22
Views: 3148

Re: MAG calibration - ISSUES

copterrichie wrote:Correctly if I am mistaken here but having the Mag is basically good for Waypoints, Return to home and Navigation. I really don't understand the need to accuracy at this stage of the game.

What about Headhold and Headfree modes?
by fiendie
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Arduino Due Port?
Replies: 18
Views: 2389

Re: Arduino Due Port?

copterrichie wrote:Personally, I have no problems with the present form factor. My home made shields will plug right in. :)

But as you have stated many times, your copters are ginormous too ;)
by fiendie
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Arduino Due Port?
Replies: 18
Views: 2389

Re: Arduino Due Port?

Why does nobody mention the elephant in the room?
The thing is friggin' ginormous ;)
Are there any smaller packages on the horizon?
If so they probably won't have that MCU on them.
by fiendie
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Community fragmentation
Replies: 26
Views: 1888

Re: Community fragmentation

@copterrichie: You are one sad human being. You wouldn't recognize a joke if it kicked you in the face. At least have the balls to post your own rants. I won't stupe to your level and do that for you. Gonna do the only sane thing now and put you on the ignore list where you belong.
by fiendie
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Community fragmentation
Replies: 26
Views: 1888

Re: Community fragmentation

I serious dough if others will see or understand this however from my observation window, there is a serious fragmentation of the community underway. Yes, this is kinda normal for people to part ways because of differences in opinions but there seems to be a force at work here to divide the work be...
by fiendie
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

Ha! Do you read contractual agreements before clicking the OK button? Get real and as for your trolling statement, you know where you can put that. Aw, SO sorry. Must have hit a nerve there. So how else should I interpret your little blogging-reference? Should I post some IRC chat logs? It's gettin...
by fiendie
Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: Naze32 hardware discussion thread
Replies: 3249
Views: 732320

Re: Naze32 hardware discussion thread

Just trying to set up the acro naze32 in the flying wing. I've got the flying wing mixer set and all connected via ppm. servos are on 3&4 and moving in the right directions etc. The esc is on 1 but I can't get the motor working. WIth arm set in config 2.1 the motor follows the throttle on the s...
by fiendie
Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

?? Not sure what your problem is exactly. Seem to have taken a dislike to some posters. OK, putting words in your mouth was a cheap shot and I apologize. But my problem is that a lot of threads - especially critical ones - get derailed by people coming in and saying one or both of two things: * &qu...
by fiendie
Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0
Replies: 23
Views: 5963

Re: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0

I just wanted to share my results of trying to build a DIY flight controller based on timecop's STM32 mini development board ( http://abusemark.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=40 ). I've always wondered what that means. http://abusemark.com/store/images/stm32_...
by fiendie
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

The bottom-line is, there are as many coding practices as there are variances in language. when you have a few clan that thinks they are superior to others and bash their accomplishment in private or in public does not help the issue. Yea, TC I feel like BLOGGING! OK, you're trolling again. So that...
by fiendie
Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

Alex decision IMHO if any changes... He's the guy who created this beast and has to put up with all our request to merge our preferred bits of code. Poor guy..... Lets not forget MultiWii has managed to produce many versions over the 2+ years that Alex brought this to the open community. It can con...
by fiendie
Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

copterrichie wrote:Then create a thread or use this one to DISCUSS what the PRACTICE should be and ask everyone to adhere to those standards INSTEAD of dictating.

Well, isn't that what we're doing already?
Since no one here is actually in a position to dictate anything.
by fiendie
Thu Oct 11, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, etc
Replies: 45
Views: 3128

Re: Proper usage of version control systems like Svn/Git, et

Over my lifetime, I have seen many variation of coding practices, it is all very subjective period! The thing to do is, this community come together and agree what is the best coding practice for this environment instead of one person or clan dictating what it should be. Of course it's a matter of ...
by fiendie
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii Conf for more than 4 AUX channels
Replies: 49
Views: 8950

Re: MultiWii Conf for more than 4 AUX channels

fiende - - you misquoted me. I hate that viewpoint too ... Fair enough I was talking purely for myself... if you need more - fill your boots. would need more but my Tx only has 8 ;P Still working on a way to multiplex switches with open9x/er9x. I use LCD a lot BTW... No laptop to take to field........
by fiendie
Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii Conf for more than 4 AUX channels
Replies: 49
Views: 8950

Re: MultiWii Conf for more than 4 AUX channels

I cant imagine ever needing more than 8. I don't even use four and my copter is pretty blinged up with addons... Or maybe just a rubbish pilot ! - can't deal with more than 2 or 3 switches on a copter when flying! I always hate it when people say stuff like this: "I can't imagine it being usef...
by fiendie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0
Replies: 23
Views: 5963

Re: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0

doughboy wrote:slightly off topic. what did you use for legs on your quad?

Some water pipe insulation from the hardware store.
This is from an older build but you'll get the idea: https://dl.dropbox.com/s/z2wwk4yhlgijbfq/Quadcopter%20Landing%20Gear%20Reinforced.jpg?dl=1
by fiendie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0
Replies: 23
Views: 5963

Re: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0

I've always wondered what that means. Well, now you know there is no documentation Here's a pinout which you can just compare to the datasheet of the STM32F103CBT6 and the schematics of the naze32 rev4 ( http://afrodevices.googlecode.com/files/naze32_rev4.pdf ): https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3873342/0QG...
by fiendie
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: Boards
Topic: DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0
Replies: 23
Views: 5963

DYI Flight Controller based on timecop's STM32 mini r0

Hi guys, I just wanted to share my results of trying to build a DIY flight controller based on timecop's STM32 mini development board ( http://abusemark.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5&products_id=40 ). The IMU is an MPU-6050-based sensor board from Drotek with MS5611 Baro...
by fiendie
Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: MultiWiiCopter vs ArduPilot Mega 2.5
Replies: 11
Views: 5715

Re: MultiWiiCopter vs ArduPilot Mega 2.5

Can somebody explain to me why this thread is in the 32-bit section at all?
This is ridiculous.
by fiendie
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

I wish I was an admin in this forum. I would close this ridicolous thread and kick ban all of you lousy trolls. Some people are behaving like children here. Normally my agenda is not to feed the trolls but this discussion is so childish. I am happier than ever that I stopped contributing to this co...
by fiendie
Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

magic_be and magic_ef seem to be an over protection MIS code seems to be simpler, maybe not stronger but probably shorter, and in any case not copy paste based. So let me get this straight: Somebody finds a bug, proposes a readymade solution, someone else "simplifies" it (not even saying ...
by fiendie
Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: dev r1129 is too large :(
Replies: 13
Views: 1781

Re: dev r1129 is too large :(

ezio wrote:we can use smaller bootloader http://spiffie.org/know/arduino_1k_boot ... tart.shtml

The bootloader on the Teensy is locked.
by fiendie
Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: dev r1129 is too large :(
Replies: 13
Views: 1781

Re: dev r1129 is too large :(

Hi, i tested the r1129 on the atmega32u4's .. and even if the code improvements are nice (new baro and serial code) it is too large for the most 10dof promicro setups for example the code for the microwii is now 28.906 (max is 28.672) it uses MS baro HMC5883 MPU 6050 i noticed that not just the bar...
by fiendie
Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

doughboy wrote:My post was meant to agree with what you said, I think you interpreted it as I am disagreeing with you. :)

OK, now I get it =)
by fiendie
Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

Aux1: Off/Armed/Armed+ACC Either by 3 way switch or mixer. imho it is fruitless to circumvent this by introducing a turn off method for a function that is turned on/off in gui. people will wonder why it does not work. fix the stry bit problem. it is ridiculous to fix the symptom but leave the root ...
by fiendie
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

Look, you can arm your copters anyway you want. As long as I can disable it. I have to say personal preferences should be kept out of the main code. After all, this is open source and anyone can check out and customize the heck out of the code to suit one's preference. But we can already disable ar...
by fiendie
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

why is arming via aux useless? I fly three different copter softwares and all use an arm switch.imho there is no alternative to that. I want control over armed status like in my car. you do not have to use it . just leave the boxes empty. and btw. you do not need an exclusive channel. i mixed it wi...
by fiendie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity
Replies: 51
Views: 4353

Re: [PATCH] Verify EEPROM integrity

I enabled/disabled camstab tonight during some debugging. And your fear confirmed - the arm button became enabled. Of course I had the props off... Can someone PLEASE merge the patch that makes arming via AUX configurable? => https://github.com/wertarbyte/multiwii-firmware/compare/upstream_shared.....
by fiendie
Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold improvement solution
Replies: 580
Views: 1443299

Re: Altitude Hold improvement solution

I have not looked for it but Alex made a statement back when the Alt-hold was introduced into the MWC. I'm paraphrasing but his statement was, in order for the Alt-hold to work, the copter first had to be pretty stable and held altitude without enabling the Alt-hold. Makes perfect sense to me, Garb...
by fiendie
Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold improvement solution
Replies: 580
Views: 1443299

Re: Altitude Hold improvement solution

Also here is little bit refactored version for ms5611 #define UPDATE_INTERVAL 25000 // 40hz update rate (20hz LPF on acc) #define INIT_DELAY 4000000 // 4 sec initialization delay #define BARO_TAB_SIZE 21 #define ACC_Z_DEADBAND (acc_1G/50) void getEstimatedAltitude(){ static uint32_t deadLine = INIT...
by fiendie
Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold improvement solution
Replies: 580
Views: 1443299

Re: Altitude Hold improvement solution

Believe what you wish, I am very happy with the performance of my copters and the Work that has gone into the MWC. I totally believe you. But remind me: What's that got to do with the improvements to baro-based alt hold which mahowik propesd? Thanks to everyone and the Throttle Expo does work! Seri...
by fiendie
Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Altitude Hold improvement solution
Replies: 580
Views: 1443299

Re: Altitude Hold improvement solution

Here is your statement:"Yes, expo throttle can help to keep altitude BUT not for long term and in calm..." How do you define LONG TERM ? In other words, what does Long Term means to you? You can't be serious... Are you really insinuating that you can hold your copter at a certain altitude...