Remzibi OSD now in stock at the DIY Drones store

Hi everybody! I'm very happy to announce that the Remzibi OSD DIY Drones variant is now in stock in the DIY Drones store!

Our version is fully compatible with the original design and will work with Happy Killmore's config tool.

Our price is $89.99, this includes a custom FTDI programming cable and a set of pin headers.

Links and full feature list are available on the product page.

We hope you enjoy this one, and as always, feedback is welcome!

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Comment by Tom Low on March 15, 2012 at 5:17pm

installed remzibi OSD on Vista x64.  Tried to do Serial Setup without success.  Used DIY drones FTDI cable to connect to DIY drones board (no other pins connected to anything), performed connect to COM23, then (per instructions) hold down SW1 while connect 4 wires of DIY cable to DIY board, then released SW1. Pressed "Start Test" and after 15sec got "Failed:OSD didn't not respond. Outbound Messages= R and Inbound Messages= Data Read: Failed"    

Saw same behavior after a few tries.  Tried RESET and then repeat, but no joy.


Any ideas what I'm doing wrong  (I hate to give up !  this thing would be GREAT if I could get it to work! )

Comment by Tom Low on March 16, 2012 at 6:28pm

Patience prevails (thanks to Paul and his detailed blog http://www.happykillmore.com/Software/Faq.asp#2 )

 The DIY remzibi OSD board only powers up when you provide the +12V and GND to (the 2 pins near the top of the image above).   To put the board in programming mode (to demo that "Serial Cable Setup" works), I did as follows:

1) install and run remzibi OSD by running setup.exe from the above site

2) connect DIY drones FTDI cable (the 4 wire one that shipped with the board) to (TX,RX,5V,GND) with black wire to GND :-),  and identify and Connect to the COM port (appears in Device manager under Ports(COM & LPT)

3) hold down SW1 on the DIY board and then apply 12V power to the board (the blue LED will come on)

4) when you release SW1, you are in programming mode, and can continue with the wonderfully detailed instructions on the URL above.   

5) Pressing "Start Test" on the Serial Cable Setup tab produced a nice green "Passed (Firmware Version 1.75)  which I liked much better than the old red "Failed: OSD did not respond"  (it could't before; the ATmega32A processor was brain dead from no power :-P )


I hope these details may help save some of you the frustration and delay of having to reverse engineer your own DIY drones board.    Happy flying (and try to land with the greasy side down as they say in flight school.) 

Comment by Sérgio Domingos on March 19, 2012 at 6:05pm

Hi all,

I bought this board and i'm very disappointed with it :(

I tried to use to use the Mediatek GPS with normal and older firmwares, and it didn't work. (BTW, i just noticed now  an update on the diydrones store, a firmware is provided to update the GPS to work with Remzibi OSD 3DR).

Some issues i found:

- It shows numbers in the whole screen.

- Screen moves and offsets its position.

- After 10~20 seconds it shows glitches and mixed up characters all over the screen and it shows again the whole screen with numbers.

Anyone had this issues? 

One other thing was how to connect the board to the remzibi OSD software, after more that 2 days i finally got it to connect.

I was also able to update firmware using megaload at 38400 baud rate, but now the blue led does not power anymore, and OSD does not work, i only see intro message with firmware version and no GPS detection.

NOTE: DO NOT UPDATE THE DEFAULT FIRMWARE (1.75) UNTIL MORE DETAILS ARE RELEASED.

I updated mine and now it does not work anymore.

Can anyone help me with it, or can anyone from DIYDRONES provide the 1.75 firmware that comes with the board.

Comment by guillesan on March 21, 2012 at 12:29pm

I need that firmware 1.75, I deleted it by mistake, I need help URGENTLY. Any ideas, thanks

Comment by Sérgio Domingos on March 21, 2012 at 2:53pm

I solved my issues with the remzibi osd 3dr. All works perfect now. i will make a post about it soon.

@guillesan Diydrones will update remzibi store page with the firmware soon. I understand your frustation, PM me with your email if you need the firmware sooner.

Comment by guillesan on March 21, 2012 at 2:56pm

Thank you very much for your answer, because if you send me that agraceceria special firmware 1.75 if I have one more brick home, I give you my email guillesan@gmail.com, greetings

Comment by OlivierD. on March 21, 2012 at 3:13pm

Hello guys, this is how I got it to work:

Scroll down to post 595 for details:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1234310&page=40

 

 

 

 

Comment by OlivierD. on March 21, 2012 at 3:14pm

This is with Firmware 1.75 and it seems to work well.

Now I have to test with different GPS receivers.

 

Comment by guillesan on March 21, 2012 at 3:24pm

Indeed, the problem I have is that I mistakenly tried to change the firmware, and now the OSD does not work then and learned that the 1.75 firmware is specific to this Remzibi 3DR.
What I really need is the 1.75 firmware to restore to the initial situation the team, now will not turn on anything, not the blue LED, would appreciate if someone can give me this firmware.

Comment by guillesan on March 21, 2012 at 5:33pm

Thanks to Diydrones service that provided me the 1.75 firmware is already operational. Thank you and good flights

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