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what's more important to be at the center, the compass or the pixhawk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerard Toonstra Apr 4, 2014. 1 Reply

I don't want to stack the compass on top of the pixhawk.So  what's more important to be at the center, the compass or the pixhawk?Continue

Need example code for Mavlink commands

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg Mar 30, 2014. 4 Replies

We are starting an FPV racing series and need a way to see our lap times in our OSD with goggles on.We want to:push a button on our tx that will send a pwm trigger to the rxhave the output of the tx…Continue

3DR radio no light with Nexus 7 2012

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gregg Mar 24, 2014. 1 Reply

I am not getting any light on the 3dr radio.I know the light works as it is fine when plugged into a pc.I purchased a 2012 Nexus 7 for ground station use a few weeks ago. I immediately plugged the…Continue

How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gipsz Jakab Mar 28. 14 Replies

I know how to change panels from flight mode in the "change panel" drop down in the minim config software.But I tried selecting chnl 7 from my tx to change panels and minim osd isn't acknowledging…Continue

 

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Gipsz Jakab replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"I captured the data on the Rx line of the OSD, and I have found the RC_CHANNELS messages sent by the Ardupilot (system 01, component 01) regularly: Radio turned off:FS LN SQ SS SC MI TS32LH RCLH1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 CC RS…"
Mar 28
Gipsz Jakab replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"Ok, to simplify things, I connected the OSD Tx line to my FTDI's Rx line and dumped the raw serial communication data with my Linux. (Do yourself a favor if you try this: issue an "stty -F /dev/ttyUSB0 57600 raw" command to capture…"
Mar 26
Gipsz Jakab replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"I made some measurements today with my logical analyzer and yep, the OSD definitely requests a huge amount data from the autopilot through mavlink.Right after the first heartbeat arrives on the OSD's Rx line (D1) from the autopilot, the OSD…"
Mar 24
Gipsz Jakab replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"I'm a newbie, but I need the same feature, so I made a little inspection on this topic.No tests yet, only googling arond...It seems like that YES, there are mavlink messages for RC…"
Mar 23
Peter Nickelson replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"In the minimOSD-Extra software, try unchecking the box that returns to screen 1 on error. I used ch5, if helps.  I did do a multi switch setup. I have a 6 position rotary switch, but haven't installed it yet. The way I have it set is a…"
Mar 15, 2016
Julian replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"Hi Peter , Thanks for your reply.  Yes indeed the Failsafe function is what I am having to resort to when flying beyond RC TX range. It is still not ideal as I would like to be able to switch between panels via Mavlink. Some issue between…"
Mar 15, 2016
Peter Nickelson replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"Good timing, I JUST had a full feature maiden flight 2 days ago. I broke one of my 3 position switches, so I moved half of the flight modes to another switch, accidentally shared with my OSD switch... and incidentally I saw the OSD change when I…"
Mar 14, 2016
Julian replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"Hi Peter,  Did you manage to get your OSD switching properly?  I am also having trouble getting my Minim OSD to switch. It switches fine via Ch. 7 on my TX but won't switch or toggle via the Servo (Ch.7) screen on Mission Planner. Do…"
Mar 13, 2016
Peter Nickelson replied to Gregg's discussion How to swith minim osd panels from a tx channel?
"This is old as hell but, nobody ever answered it. I understand what you're asking and I'm trying to figure out exactly the same thing. I used ch5, configured ch5 on my Tx, see it in moving in Mission Planner, and set ch5 on my OSD, how it…"
Jan 27, 2016
Andrew A replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"Actually, I have not every yet supplied a separete power source to the Pixhawk and all of my servos have power when I fly my fixed wing. I still don't understand what everyone is talking about when they say "the Pixhawk does not supply…"
Jun 13, 2015
Geert Pirens replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"Can you let us now how you do it?"
Oct 21, 2014
vipe replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"I have worked it out. During this week I should be able to find the time to do a mini tutorial on it. I will post it on My post"
Apr 27, 2014
Ian Soler replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"I have been trying to get this to work on my pixhawk and cannot get any drive to a servo at all. Even with the stock setting for the Iris with Gimbal tilt on RC9 (I have no gimbal) I cannot get a servo to activate when connected to RC9.   I…"
Apr 27, 2014
Gregg replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"look at the attached screen prints. It shows the settings for the CAMERA. That is where servo values are "passed through". My leds are controlled by a pwm setting which feeds into a lighting controller."
Apr 17, 2014
vipe replied to Gregg's discussion no dx8 chnl 6 7 8 pwm passthrough output to pixhawk rc9 10 11?
"So what Gregg said doesn't work? How do you switch your Led lights on and off? or any switch for that matter?"
Apr 17, 2014
Gerard Toonstra replied to Gregg's discussion what's more important to be at the center, the compass or the pixhawk?
"The IMU, so the pixhawk. It *is* important that the compass is far away from electricity sources, like the large copper cabling and the power distribution board. So the reason the compass is together with the GPS and stacked a bit higher is that you…"
Apr 4, 2014

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