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FTDI cable and ArduIMU+ (non flat) error (SOLVED)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandro Benigno Jan 22, 2013. 35 Replies

I tried all the eight debugging steps, but the error persists. My arduino board works perfectly with the latest FTDI drive, but with DIY FTDI cable I have this error: So I will try to use an…Continue

Tags: avr, uart, serial, arduino, ftdi

How do you make the interconnection between ArduIMU+ and Arduino board?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandro Benigno Feb 12, 2010. 7 Replies

Could anyone tell me what is the best way to send data from ArduIMU+ (non flat) to another board? I'm not sure about how to do that.Continue

ArduIMU+ Reverse GyroX value. Is there a Bug?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sandro Benigno Jan 21, 2010. 1 Reply

Hi, guys!I noticed, on the ArduIMU+ Demo, that the GyroX ( Pitch ) value seemsto be inverted. I assembled it like manual explains (with all the chipsinside the "cube", with their top face pointing to…Continue

ArduIMU for Quadrotor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jordi Muñoz Jan 27, 2010. 4 Replies

Hey, guys! I'm newbie here...I bought the main board and his daughter for make the IMU for my Quadcopter:1 x ArduIMU Sensor Board - Six Degrees of Freedom (Main)2 x ArduIMU Sensor Board - Six Degrees…Continue

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Steve K commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"still trying here, I can see in the mission planner under flight data tab then under data flash logs there is a button to create kml and gpx.  This brings me to browse for my log file... which I do and then when I select it... nothing happens.…"
16 hours ago
Steve K commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"I am having issues too, I want to use the onboard log because I found the tlog does not work well if you lose data link (of course) Anyway I downloaded the flash logs and got a kml which looks perfect, I also got a log file which is of a normal…"
18 hours ago
Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"@Guto, OK what i realise now that I have been trying to geo ref pictures based on dataflash logs and not tlogs. The manual says it is not a problem but maybe it is ? The reason why I am not using tlogs is that I use Droidplanner on the field, and MP…"
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
":-) Thx, will double check again and revert "
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Guto Santaella commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"@Frejus, if time camera was OK your timing offset should be around 60s, not in the day before... Hahaha! (I'm joking...)Well, if you believe the times are close, try to adjust this offset yourself, I do it in all my procedures here.Go ahead and…"
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"Fine thank you Guto. - Camera time is OK - How do I check / change the APM time please ? "
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Guto Santaella commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"@Frejus, It's obvious you have a big problem with timing offset(-6204,912s), you should not only press "estimate offset" and believe 100% on that. I suggest you do your self the timing adjust as well, start checking your ground…"
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"and flight shows perfectly fine on Google Earth."
Monday
Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"I started fresh this morning erasing the logs than going for a very quick flight (2 minutes). GPS had a fix from the start. I downloaded the logs. When I look at the logs directory, tlog weighs only 1k... I must be misunderstanding the whole…"
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Guto Santaella commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"@Frejus Check your log file on google earth, if it have no problem, check again the timing of log and pictures (time offset) Good luck..."
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"Yes thank you Michael, I just realised it. Don't you think Geo Ref Images should only look for *.tlog files by default ? Now I have another problem : I have only 6 matches out of many. I cannot find any doc or tutorial about what to do in case…"
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Michael Oborne commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"the log is meant to be an arduplane log. not a gpx file"
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"I have this in the log file <time>2014-04-13T10:42:45+02:00</time> Isn't this "+02:00" giving the trouble ?"
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Frejus commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner
"I am totally confused... I use the flash log, and I am getting an error msg. Am I taling the wrong log ? There are so many for a single session.   Read LogLog ReadRead imagesimages readstart ProcessingDone 0 matchsRead LogLog ReadRead…"
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"Congratulations by your awesome one year old baby, Arthur! =)"
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"Tense... but it's creative. :)"
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About Me:
I'm an adman, focused on 3D Design and digital signage. My hobbies are free software development and hardware stuff (due to my technical degree on electronics and the 12 years on software development, before my college degree on Social Communication).
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
My interest is more on building multirotors for aerial photography. I'm learning AVR programming and RC.
Hometown:
Timóteo, MG, Brazil

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Canon DIY External Battery Adapter

Posted on February 15, 2014 at 2:00pm 16 Comments

It's been a while that I'm developing a camera control board and its software. That takes me hours sending commands for testing it on long shooting sessions. There was no battery enough here for such amount of tests... until now! ;)

Some time ago I've noticed a small hole on the battery slot of my S95. It is…

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Computer vs Human. Guess who failed?

Posted on April 25, 2013 at 6:30am 8 Comments

Computer's mission: to drive a car, taking care of the road, signs, people, other vehicles and obstacles.

Human's mission: to pull the hand-break.

Guess who failed?

During a live demonstration the autonomous car hit Ana Maria Braga that is the star who hosts the TV show "Mais Você" in Brazil.

The car is part of a computing science graduate project from the Brazilian university UFES (Federal University of…

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GeoTagging Images on Mission Planner

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 7:30am 71 Comments

Introdution

Geo-tagged aerial pictures are very useful for mosaic mapping as well as the creation of accurate 3D models from a terrain.

Michael Oborne added a great tool for injecting GPS data on the EXIF tags by using APM's telemetry log from a flight.

This tutorial was…

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FRSKY's CPPM at 27mSec - Firmware update with FT_Prog and FTDI cable

Posted on October 14, 2012 at 1:00am 55 Comments

Introducing the Issue and the solution:

We've talked about FRSky's CPPM signal on this other post that compares it with a standard PPM signal. The issue…

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Comment Wall (9 comments)

At 6:19pm on January 16, 2010, ernani reis said…
Benvindo ao clube.
At 9:47pm on October 31, 2010, Gian Carlo M. said…
Fala Sandro, tudo bem?
Legal ver um brazuca por aqui, ainda mais envolvido com um dos projetos.
Eu conheço o DIYDrones há algum tempo. Também comecei a brincar com o Arducopter antes dele integrar ao DIYDrones, mas não terminei de construir o meu modelo.
Queria trocar umas ideias com você sobre OSH, Arducopter e o DIYDrones. Tem um GTalk ou algo do tipo?
Abs
At 7:11am on November 2, 2010, jefferson de Faria said…
Ola Sandro,
visitando a pag do fahpah encontrei dois kits a venda (o segundo $ 499 e o terceiro $ 579) pelo que entendi a diferenca entre eles era somente que os componentes ja vinham soldados e testados, e os programas gravados em cd, seria somente isso?
Sera que vamos ter um representante aqui no Brasil ???
Abracos
At 8:49am on November 22, 2011, Manoel de Deus Mascarenhas Filho said…

Good morning. As everyone knows, the spots and DIYdrones forum should be posted in English. We also all know that due to the variety of subjects is complicated participate in blogs and help those in need. As I'm assembling more than a year my autopilot, having faced all sorts of problems, I propose creating a more direct channel of communication between members of DIYDRONES in Brazil. So, please consult the other Brazilians on how this tool would be interested and if we have. grateful for the collaboration

At 3:36am on December 14, 2011, Omar Achraf said…

Hi Sandro, how are you? Congratulations to your effort on diydrones comunnity!

I would like to present with you the weblink of a project I having with my fellows. The project is called Team Abequar,A Brazilian team we are building a platform to be used in the next UAV Outback Challenge - Search&Rescue. We already passed Delivery 1 and we are doing  tests for the next delivery. As a core autopilot and flight termination we are using APMs. Please visit our page www.abequar.net.br. There you will see about Abequar and Super Abequar too.

kind regards,

Omar

At 5:24pm on April 2, 2013, gustavo said…
Sandro,
Meu minimosd nao functions mais, acho que o problema tem a ver com a fiação da alimentação , que quase tudo mundo tem problema.
Você poderia clarificar qual e forma mais segura, de connetar o Osd,?
12 vcc no video sim o não
Terra comum sim o não
5vcc comum sim ou não
12 vcc no video isolado ou conectado? (Só sinal)

Muito obrigado
Gustavo
At 5:32pm on April 2, 2013, gustavo said…
Sorry for the Portuguese ,
In English
Sandro,my minimosd seams to be failed on the analog video section,
I guess the problem has to do with the power issues, most of the people face the same issue.

Could you please clarify what is the "safest" way to wire analog and digital power,
12 volts on the analog section , yes or no
Common ground , yes or no
Common 5vcc , yes or no
12vcc pin, connected or isolated,

I have no problem on using one or two batteries,

Additional question, do somebody knows If it is the video chip the one that normally fails, or is it the voltage regulator, and then it could be repaired?

Thanks
At 5:10pm on April 5, 2013, gustavo said…

Sandro,

do you have any recommendation on how to    power the minimosd, without risk of burning it during process _?

thanks

At 5:11am on July 15, 2013, Ricardo Affonso said…

Olá Sandro

estou com um problema para fazer geotag com logs onboard da apm, o radio tava mal posicionado e perdi a telemetria, mas acabei optando por continuar a missão. tem como você dar uma olhada e ver se deu bug no log ou eu que tô fazendo cagada mesmo? postei o problema aqui: http://www.diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/geotagging-images-with-mission-planner?xg_source=activity&id=705844%3ABlogPost%3A1054809&page=5#comments

valeu, Ricardo.

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