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MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Van Slyck Apr 22, 2016. 42 Replies

Hello. I have an APM 2.5 with MinimOSD. I can get my MinimOSD to function properly if my camera is unplugged. However, as soon as my camera is plugged in, I get great video, but no OSD text overlay.…Continue

How do you upload an airframe param in Planner?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bret C Jan 26, 2013. 4 Replies

I think I'm going crazy...I'm running ArduPlane 2.68 and MP 1.2.28.I can't figure out where to upload a param file for a custom airframe.I've seen reference to a 'load' button on the Adv Parameters…Continue

 

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Ted Van Slyck replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"My gut tells me it's a bad osd, but that's just a gut feeling. Good luck."
Apr 22, 2016
Tony H replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Yeah, it is a micro minim osd which is perfect for a 210 size quad, if I can just get the bugger to work! I've just ordered another cheap camera from ebay to have a play about with...this one is switchable from PAL /…"
Apr 22, 2016

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Ted Van Slyck replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Are you using a micro minimosd? Not that this helps, but I have had lots of trouble with those little things burning out. My full size 3 yr old minimosd wrks great, lol. I have found a perfect 5v source is required for the micro to work well,…"
Apr 21, 2016
Tony H replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Yeah, I tried that. It still did not display with the video image, and when I disconnected the camera the osd was scrolling and illegible."
Apr 21, 2016

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Ted Van Slyck replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"You have tried toggling the OSD into PAL mode?"
Apr 21, 2016
Tony H replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Here we are 3 years after the start of this thread, and the problem still exists! I was using a 600tvl Sony camera with a 200mw vtx on a 210 mini quad, when I added a Minimosd micro. This was displaying fine until I started the motors, and the OSD…"
Apr 21, 2016

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Ted Van Slyck replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"I realize this is an old thread, but I thought I'd throw in my .02 as I just had this issue. I switched the minimosd to PAL and the problem resolved. The OSD and camera must both be in the same setting. Hope this helps someone. "
Mar 7, 2016
Jeremy Stromsoe replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"I'm having the same issue with my micro minimosd running MinimOSD Extra R800 on my large multirotor.  If I boot up with everything plugged in, no OSD.  As soon as I unplug and replug the camera, the OSD shows up perfectly.…"
Jan 10, 2016
Andrew Golev replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Hey, Any updates there? Same thing happens with me. Tried everything, but overlay with video works only if I replug power on camera (600TVL Sony HAD)"
Aug 22, 2014
Max LEe replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Bah. I couldn't find a solid answer, so here's what I did. I just put a switch in the power line between the fpv camera and minimosd. I just quick cycle the switch before flight, and voila. Crude, but it works, and i'm…"
Jun 5, 2014
Martin H. Skjelvareid replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"I've had lots of weird problems with the MinimOSD, but they disappeared when I started using the 5V from the ardupilot to power both sides of the card. But I'm using a 12V 600 tvl camera..."
Jun 5, 2014
Max LEe replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"I have dug around all the settings in the camera... :("
Jun 5, 2014
Max LEe replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"I have tried the reset button. No dice. I have just tried a shielded cable. No luck there either. I also have tried to change settings in the camera itself, baud rate and etc. no luck. then I tried switching the minimosd to PAL from NTSC. No luck.…"
Jun 5, 2014
mP1 replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Try hitting the reset on the minimosd after you powerup and if your having camera/minimosd problems. I cant remember the exact cause that problem fixed but its an easy thing to try and cant harm."
Jun 5, 2014
Max LEe replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"Did you guys ever figure this out? I just swapped fpv camera from fatshark 600tvl cmos to rmrc 420 ccd, and I lost all video overlay. If I unplug the camera and replug it in, the OSD comes on very faintly. If i power cycle the entire multirotor, it…"
Jun 5, 2014
Martin H. Skjelvareid replied to Thomas Gregg's discussion MinimOSD won't show text when camera is plugged in, fine without
"This helped me! I had the same problem; when the camera was connected, the text was not visible. However, when I tried wrapping the cable from the camera to the PSD in aluminium foil, the text became visible. Weird! Is the signal "leakage"…"
Oct 26, 2013

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9x Firmware Update - How to Install er9x on your 9x Radio

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

 

Hello. This is a follow up to our "9x DIY Upgrade Kit" install video. It covers everything you need to successfully update the firmware on your 9x radio following the hardware install covered in first video. In addition, this video also shows you how to install sample models and calibrate your radio.



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