Remzibi's OSD now shows ArduPilot data

Remzibi has released a new version of his firmware today. V1.60 includes an early version of his new messaging system that can be used for lots of other applications as well as ArduPilot.

Device Connection

For details on the interface and more info as it develops please take a look at this thread:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=921467&page=68#...

Sample Output through OSD

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Comment by Peter Meister on August 28, 2009 at 12:02am
All I can say is WOW!!! Way to go!!!!
Comment by Magnus Persson on August 31, 2009 at 1:44pm
hey what gps do you use?
ardupilot EM406 gps or do you use gps to the accompanying osd?
Comment by Paul Mather on August 31, 2009 at 1:51pm
I use the NMEA GPS that ships with Remzibi's OSD (it costs about $35).
Comment by Paul Mather on August 31, 2009 at 1:52pm
Comment by Luis Ramos on April 7, 2010 at 1:23pm
Hello i have just now buy from DIY Store and i have made a request to if possible they load the firmware V1.60 in order to work with the Ardupilot because i´m not sure if a can do this! But My question is if the V1.60 is the most recent firmware?
Comment by Paul Mather on April 7, 2010 at 1:53pm
No, 1.68. It comes with a USB cable so you can program it yourself. You can always keep the firmware up to date.
Comment by Luis Ramos on April 7, 2010 at 2:42pm
I hope i can do this myself!!!!
Comment by Luis Ramos on April 25, 2010 at 8:13am
Well i have try to put this all together like in the scheme above but i still dont have a GPS lock on the Ardupilot! Please see the picture and see if i´m doing something not correct!

Comment by Paul Mather on April 25, 2010 at 8:25am
I too have never gotten GPS lock with the ArduShield in place. I can get a GPS lock without it.

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Comment by Chris Anderson on April 25, 2010 at 10:48am
I'm not sure that the current ArduPilot code supports the Remzibi GPS. Have you tried using a separate GPS module for ArduPilot? My understanding is that the Remzibi GPS antenna is not large enough for reliable autopilot use.

Ideally, the Remzibi OSD would use the ArduPilot GPS, rather than the other way around. I know we've been planning to integrate these two better, but it hasn't been as high priority as some other tasks.

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