Adding extra functions to MinimOSD

I have started to add functions to MinimOsd code.

At first i did it for myself only. Added many functions i thought i need. Then opened this thread.

after a while, Pedro and later Miguel came, and things started to happen fast. :D

They have optimised the code and added even more things to it.

They have worked hard on CT, and it became a great tool!

Thank you Bough! :)

By now MinimOSD-Extra got a pretty advanced OSD.

Here it is in action:


- Changeable unit measurement (US, metric)

- Airspeed

- Home alt

- Battery Percent

- Battery used mah

- Current Draw

- Time From Startup (cleared at takeoff to show exact flight time)

- OSD Menu

- Variometer

- Wind horizontal speed and direction, and also the average wind speed of the last few minutes. 

- OSD on/off

- Switchable secound screen

- WP distance

- WP heading

- Crosstrack error

- Warning messages for Lost GPS fix, Stall, Overspeed, battery volt, battery Percent, RSSI

- Efficiency, glide distance & thermic notifier. 3 in one panel

- OSD Brightness

- HAM Call Sign

- After flight summary

- Trip distance

- Temperature

- Smoothened horizon

- Real heading


- Vertical speed

This functions can be turned on and off, and placed on different screens now, by the Config. tool.

Also RSSI, switching mode and channel and unit measurement, Stall speed warning, Overspeed warning, Battery warning volt, Battery percent warning, RSSI warning,  can be set in new Config Tool.

We built in a new way of setting video standards. Now OSD does not guessing anymore :). You can set it fixed from CT. It is in "Video Mode" menu.

Here is how it looks: (This video is a bit outdated, sorry. I will make a new one soon.)

The MinimOSD-Extra project is here: Link

This project is the developing version of the official Arducam OSD located here: Link

The latest stable version is: 2.2

The latest version can be downloaded from here: MinimOSD-Extra R800

Username: MinimOSD_Extra

Password: Top_Secret

CT is included. (The FW for Plane, Copter, Character upload and the character file is in the "FW & Char" directory inside CT directory)

We are sharing it to see videos you make using it! :)


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        • Yes, the MP 1.3.32 is the problem why the parameters reset. Uninstall the MP 1.3.32 and download the one i posted above and try everything from the beginning. Don't forget to post the results ;)

  • Hi all!

    My OSD periodically switched to this view:

    This is a bug or feature? ;)

    • Moderator

      Feature. It's the summary of your last flight. Time, distance from home, distance covered, etc

      • Thanks!

        And the question is, can I turn off or something configure this feature?

        • Moderator

          Not that I'm aware of, I think the memory available on the chip is very small .

  • Guys,

    I am having a problem getting the minimOSD R800 Copter to work with Pixhawk running Copter 3.3

    I do get the OSD. But the data is all 0 and frozen. ie nothing changes and remains as 0 .

    I have the OSD connected to Telem 2 Port on Pixhawk Rechecked baud rate to 57

    I have tried everything i could before posting here. please help ! 

    • try reading 8 posts back

      Permalink Reply by Paul on September 22, 2015 at 12:07pm

      Did you try this in Missionplanner 


      • Thanks.. I did get it to work. Not by using the Missionplanner Button, but by manually adjusting the SR parameters...

        Thanks !  

  • MinimOSD with APM


    • Very good tutorial ! Thanks

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