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by jevermeister
Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 68145

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Hi,
no the flicker is really bad, like there is a loose connection.


Regarding Horizon: I hoped to get around uploading new firmware :-(

I just tried that and get the message "not in sync" and nothin g is uploaded.

Trid bot ways of connecting rx and tx ...

Nils
by jevermeister
Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 68145

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

Hi, I just installed my OSD that I received today. I have two issues: 1. I noticed a bad flickering, is there a known reason why the OSD is flickering randomly and is invisible sometimes for a few moments, which connection can be the reason. 2. I believe the artificial horizon is swapped How can thi...
by jevermeister
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:48 am
Forum: ESCs, propellers , servos and radios
Topic: Servos drift back to center in level mode
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Re: Servos drift back to center in level mode

i do not fly a plane but isn't this normal?to mqintain current angle,the plane has to stop pitch or roll movement.so the servos have to be neutral (?) nils
by jevermeister
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config
Replies: 295
Views: 68145

Re: mobiDrone nano arduino OSD for MultiWii with PID config

in post 2.1 rhe armed indication has changed.

nils
by jevermeister
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii compile error
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: MultiWii compile error

haha hammi. you couldn't resist - could you?
by jevermeister
Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii compile error
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: MultiWii compile error

Of course everyone is testcompiling their chqnges before checking in. in this case the merge was unluckily timed. He merged the new alarms.ino but the old multiwii.ino. np imho. will be fixed automatically with next merge.
by jevermeister
Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MultiWii compile error
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: MultiWii compile error

it is the wrong multiwii.ino.only alexinparis is allowed to change trunk. sorry...
by jevermeister
Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Re: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to

the not many people using is meant to answer your question why no one is interested in responding to this thread and has nothing to do with a bug getting fixed or not. which is along the same line as people not famiiar with the code will not respond. I'd follow hamburger's advice to contact and wor...
by jevermeister
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Re: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to

that was not meant towards you dude.

I do not like those excuses like: "Not many people are using ..."
by jevermeister
Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Re: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to

So it is okay to let a feature with a bug in the code because not many people are using it? well this is nice. @hamburger: just a suggestion, no more contributions. I think there is no use to maintain a code thas is only fixed by personal interest in features. imho:if it implemented it should work w...
by jevermeister
Thu Nov 01, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Re: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to

no one interested in this dangerous bug?
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

Re: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

Hi,
btw.: Please provide us with the proper credits for this code:

http://code.google.com/p/afrodevices/so ... /sensors.c

and at least copy the comments (so true) ;-)

Nils

ps.: please take everythign as serious as possible! This is no irony at all, mutliwii is my life. If I do not succeeed here, I feel worthless. LOL

Nils
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

Re: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

ok go on then.
feel free to revoke my last commit.
as I said I ested this feature a year ago.
I do not have an educational mandate.

nils
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

Re: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

then would someone please tell me how to fly my copter if the gyro is not calibrating because the calibrations starts over and over again? ps.: I can follow your argumentation.I am not stupid. But I do not share it. have you tested this feature in reality, like you should have, or is it just theory?...
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 29, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

Re: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

I always calibrate the gyros by combo before first start. my landing skid is vety wobbly so I have to wait for it to calm down.
I changed the code.the function is now enclosed by a define. everyone is now happy.

nils
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Motors spinning for a split second if stick movement to arm

Hi, I am using arm/disarm via aux and noticed, that the gauges for the motors are flicking if you apply the combo for arm disarm even if the aux channel is turned to "off" wouldn't it be a good idea to apply this change to the source: if (rcSticks == THR_LO + YAW_LO + PIT_CE + ROL_CE) f.AR...
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

Re: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

then please put into a default activated define.this way I can deactivate it. imho, people who are unaware of the calibration at startup should crash their copter to learn it the hard way.

adding features like this without proper notice is not good kung fu btw.

nils
by jevermeister
Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves
Replies: 18
Views: 2065

r1233 - gyro calibration repeat if copter moves

Hi, I think we should definetely put this feature into a define! Many gyros do not like change of climate and will prevent you from flying if you take them out of the warm car/room into the cold and have this feature working. This feature was implemented a few months ago and ditched because of this....
by jevermeister
Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: [PATCH rebased] Increase number of AUX channels and steps
Replies: 27
Views: 3865

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

I use angle mode on aux1 and when i activate gps same goes for mag and baro. so it is pretty common to use a function on more channels.

nils
by jevermeister
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MWC R1232 has a bug in ALT reading
Replies: 38
Views: 5014

Re: MWC R1232 has a bug in ALT reading

pl is a pilotlamp.

You should undefine as much as possible or get a bigger FC.

I know this sucks, but if you are using GPS and stuff you should invest some money into a new FC.

And if you are spending money into a new fc: perhaps get a 32bit controller. (you are VERY welcome TC)...

Nils
by jevermeister
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: MWC R1232 has a bug in ALT reading
Replies: 38
Views: 5014

Re: MWC R1232 has a bug in ALT reading

Hello, I´d like to test the new r1232 but its just 10 bytes to big for my config ( i2c-GPS,HMC 5843,BMP 085 32u4 - nanowii board ) " Binary sktch size: 28,682 bytes ( of a 28,672 byte maximum) " I have already undifened evrething of the unneeded usual cofig.h settings. Does anybody know h...
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: PilotLamp pointers?
Replies: 28
Views: 3669

Re: PilotLamp pointers?

you can program whtaever you want :-). what do you have in mind?
Pleas join #multiwii on freenode to discuss things like this.
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: PilotLamp pointers?
Replies: 28
Views: 3669

Re: PilotLamp pointers?

All normal buzzer sounds are rerouted to pilotlamp if you enable pilotlqmi in config.m.
be careful NOT to connect the lamp to the buzzerpin if the pilotlp is not enabled. it may damage the buzzer.
please send feedback if everything is working.

nils
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: multiwii offset board position - not centrally mounted
Replies: 4
Views: 991

Re: multiwii offset board position - not centrally mounted

doesn't matter for the gyros. the angular velocity stays the same.
by jevermeister
Sun Oct 21, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Quad disarmed accidentaly
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Quad disarmed accidentaly

40mhz class tx rx. nothing more to say.
please get yourself a 2,5 ghz system. it uses crypting. no more takeover by your neighbors care ac.
nils
by jevermeister
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: power meter for 1prebis7 - beta testers wanted
Replies: 56
Views: 11588

Re: power meter for 1prebis7 - beta testers wanted

I thought about buying one of them but I ordered a dedicated sensor. but if it delivers an analog signal it will definetely work.You can set the parameters to every output range and stepwidth.

nils
by jevermeister
Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Inflight ACC-calibration
Replies: 127
Views: 43161

Re: Inflight ACC-calibration

hi.
you have to take back any trims on your transmitter you set while you did the inflifht calibration. an alternate way is:to do it in acro mode. no trimming needed.

your welcome.
nils
by jevermeister
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Inflight ACC-calibration
Replies: 127
Views: 43161

Re: Inflight ACC-calibration

hi.you don't do the combo inflight o_O.
you switch of aux arm while flying. and the code saves the offset after landing. so aux arm or passthru is needed.

nils
by jevermeister
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Inflight ACC-calibration
Replies: 127
Views: 43161

Re: Inflight ACC-calibration

Hi,I read your idea in my blog.Would be hard to implement.We would need a timing for that and a lot of users will have problems with that. Please use the stick combo. It won't interfere with other functions. btw. channel 5 is not hardcoded to level switch.
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: wishlist for v2.2 - CLOSED
Replies: 150
Views: 21289

Re: wishlist for v2.2

I'll use it.
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: wishlist for v2.2 - CLOSED
Replies: 150
Views: 21289

Re: wishlist for v2.2

the new signup is really a showstopper but how about some nice words for the effort guys. I think he did a good job. Sometimes I think noone appreciates new ideas here anymore...

nils
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Lipo behavior and pAlarm
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Re: Lipo behavior and pAlarm

hamburger, the code works.my wattmeter is showing the same values.
I always charge in balance mode.the rc pros told me to.
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Lipo behavior and pAlarm
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Re: Lipo behavior and pAlarm

Hi,
thanks for that useful info.

So what should I do, decrease the alarm threshold to 1600 or live with the current drain?

Nils
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Lipo behavior and pAlarm
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Re: Lipo behavior and pAlarm

Hi,
I always do balance charge

what does "some" mean ;-)
?

Nils
by jevermeister
Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: GPS integration
Replies: 1724
Views: 506976

Re: GPS integration

Welcome back Andras,
we missed you, mate.

Nils
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Can only arm quad with aux switches!! NOT with sticks combo!
Replies: 11
Views: 8753

Re: Can only arm quad with aux switches!! NOT with sticks co

I noticed,that arming the copter wit stick combo while arm switch is off gives throttle for a fraction of a second.
only visible in gui.

is this intended?
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Lipo behavior and pAlarm
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Re: Lipo behavior and pAlarm

Hi,
that was what I thought, but I charged the LIPO 5min before flight :-/
by jevermeister
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Connecting elements
Topic: Lipo behavior and pAlarm
Replies: 10
Views: 1576

Lipo behavior and pAlarm

Hi, I am now using pAlarm, thanks Hamburger! I did some calibration flights to finetune my parameters but have some strange thing going on here. My palarm is set to go off at 1700mAh. I calibrated it pretty close so expected to recharge around 1700mAh into the LiPo after the flight. First Time I had...
by jevermeister
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Shields, boards and sensors
Topic: XAircraft Pilot Lamp Accessory Hack
Replies: 96
Views: 18584

Re: XAircraft Pilot Lamp Accessory Hack

take a look at the code under alarms.ino.

i also wrote something into the official multiwii wiki.

slow green: acc fast green:acro
fast blue: no gps fix slow blue gps fix.
slow red failsafe 1 fast red failsafe panic.
all simultaneous: i2c error.
by jevermeister
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Hi, I fixed the buzzer bug by removing the beeps from blinkLED() and appended a notification_confirmation after each blinkled() call in sourcecode. You deleted them in eeprom but forgot to delete them in lcd etc. this lead to distorted and double buzzer signals. the current implementation works the ...
by jevermeister
Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

the copter model was upside down and tilted until i switched off mag.

I assumed it was used for that...
by jevermeister
Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Hi, I did some tests with my Flyduino and sensor board with WMP,ACC,MAG and BARO on the first glance everything seems to work properly. The Failsafe is working as it should now <-- very good! But I have some issues, maybe you can think about that. 1. The beeps of the blinkLED function interfere with...
by jevermeister
Thu Oct 11, 2012 10:50 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Hi, in the r1180 it was executed inflight if failsavecnt>1. I think that caused the delay. if you want to use the buzzer, you need to set a warning flag. you may use notification_toggle = 1 or 2or 3 to do the desired beepcount or define an alarm pattern in alarms.ino blinkLED won't beep since 2.1 /*...
by jevermeister
Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Hi, I took a quick look on you changes, seems that you catched the bugs. I cannot test it right now, because I am in the office. I will do a testrun tonight. Why are you using blinkLED(2,800,1); ? The function is working with delays, it is not good to use it anymore. Maybe this was the reason why th...
by jevermeister
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Okay, I uploaded the code before your change and noticed the following crucial differences to after the change: - I am unable to arm copter while throttle is applied - I am unable to disarm copter while throttle is applied - failsafe is kicking in instantly regardles if armed or not - arm status aft...
by jevermeister
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

Hi, I tested you code and it is working, *edit* No it is not working! I have a few problems and I am not sure if they are connected to your change: If I arm the motor via aux the software checked if throttle was in lowest position, this is not the case now, I can arm with full throttle, that would p...
by jevermeister
Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: Software development
Topic: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand
Replies: 39
Views: 2836

Re: Bug - MultiWii.ino lines 832-852 needs rcDelayCommand

cool. will have a look tonight.

great work mis