3D Robotics

3689412367?profile=originalIf you update to the latest Mission Planner (1.05) you'll see a cool new feature Michael Oborne has just added: integrated OSD video! Just select your video input device from your aircraft's camera feed from the Configuration screen (Planner tab) and it will replace the background of the artificial horizon on the GCS, turning it into a heads-up display instead, as shown in the left window above.


Pretty cool, huh? It's a virtual OSD!


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    Teri I was forcing the lower res. In the version I just released it will use the default res of the capture source
  • Yellow, but in OSD screen resolution looks like 320x240,

    with Ulead Videostudio I can get 640x480, near "native" NTC/PAL TV resolution.

  • Du you use yuv cable or the "yellow" cable ? With analogic, you can't up the resolution. You can only with digital yuv output.
  •  OSD video resolution looks quite low with EasyCap + GoPro,

    Is there some setting to tune it?

  • hi everyone, is anyone here using one way telemetry comunication (downlink @ 38,4Kbps), instead of having bidirectional comunication ? anything in particular to look for within the AP comunication protocol ?



  • @ Michael    OSD Looks great!!! Can't wait to use it.   Although I am still having a problem with the color of the OSD, it changes back to white on restarts.   

    New topics: 

    1.)  What about adding the "A,B,C" & PPM  lights to the MP.   PPM light doesn't need to blink, just on or off to verify RC radio is connected. 

    2.)  What about Auto hide for the TaskBar on top.  This would free up more screen space for the map and video / horizon window. 

    3.)  Is the joystick ready for testing?



  • Michael I think you are right and might be a google problem. I'm not flying in other areas, maybe I can correct the offset for this area in GPS code, so I can get better accuracy on waypoints.
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    Juampa, do you have anyway to verify the offset? it might be a google problem, i know imagery in my are is out buy a fair bit, you can even see where it jumps.

    Russell - as or 1.0.13 most of the settings are saved between restarts. also text outlining has been done as well.

  • @ Michael Oborne  would it be possible to make the  MP save the user configurations so that u don't have to adjust screen size, hud color, camera port, . . . . . . .   ect.   If you must restart in the middle of flight this wouls be nice.
  • One more question, is loiter radius used for something on arducopter?
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