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Display RSSI with ArduCAM OSD


Firmware and Windows Client are made from a modified version of the orginal one found here : arducam-osd


Update 30 January 2013, new version include :

  • Possibility to choose what parameter to tune with CH6


To enable this feature and display selectable parameter screen (screen 1)  :

  • motors must be disarmed
  • CH7 switch is engaged
  • Full throttle and full pitch


After you'll we see a check screen (screen 2) where you have to :

  • Put throttle in low position
  • Put pitch in middle position
  • Put CH6 in middle position

Then you can select parameter (screen 3) to tune with CH6, those parameters are :

  • NAV_KP
  • NAV_KI


  1. Move pitch stick to move between parameter list
  2. Select with full throttle a parameter to be tune with CH6
  3. Quit screen and start tuning the selected paramter with CH7 switchin off position


After tuning a paramter, go back to screen 3, and save new parameter value with yaw stick to the left.


Compiled firmware : 20130129_ArduCAM_OSD_.rssi.time.status.climb.current.tuning.mavlink1.0.hex

Firmware sources :

Update 16 August  2012, new version include :

  • Mavlink 1.0 support
  • Flying time (count when throttle is above 20%)


Compiled firmware : ArduCAM_OSD_.rssi.time.status.mavlink1.0.hex

Firmware sources :

Windows client sources :


Update 23 May 2012, new version include :

  • RSSI Display
  • T° display (maybe useless :) )
  • Climb rate
  • Armed / Disarmed status (with Flight Mode)
  • Speed in km/h
  • No more "Charset update"
  • Battery remaining (not tested)

"Charset update" was removed hardcoded, so to upload a new charset, you'll have to use the orginal firmware to do it and after you can use this firmware.

This new version need a new charset (MinimOSD_20.mcm) and the new client

Firmware : ArduCAM_OSD.rssi.amp.status.hex

Client : OSD_Config_RSSI_Status_Amp.exe

Charset : MinimOSD_20.mcm

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