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CHDK usb trigger

Started this discussion. Last reply by ausdroid Aug 15, 2015. 26 Replies

Hi,I have a Canon S100 with CHDK, the E-flite EFLA600, Sparkfun step-up board and this…Continue

 

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ausdroid replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Attach a servo to the output - see if it moves in servo mode. For some reason, a lot of people have found that cables work when you have set trigger to "relay" instead of "servo""
Aug 15, 2015
Marcus Wright replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Ok.  So it was a combination of things.   For my canon s110 I formatted the SD card using camera's tool menu for low level formatting (fat32) at 8 GB.  Set up card using Method 2: http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/Prepare_your_SD_card.…"
Aug 14, 2015
Marcus Wright replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Is there a way to look at the servo ppm values in Mission Planner to see if the PixHawk is working?  I suspect my trigger board or CHDK script is not working but I'd like to verify I have my PixHawk configured correctly before I just to…"
Aug 13, 2015
Muhammad Abdul Hadi replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"thank you for sharing the info"
Aug 11, 2015
Mike DeVries replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
Aug 11, 2015
Mike DeVries replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11113 Try this; with some fairly simple programming on the board I can trigger my S100 using the camera control from pixhawk. If you need the code, I can dig that out of my home computer later.  I hacked it out…"
Aug 10, 2015
Kevin Christensen replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Hi Joe, Thanks, but I have just received the Tuffwing cable and will try that first. The manual looks good."
Aug 6, 2015
ausdroid replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Damn....all that work for nothing.... It works on APM because APM because APM has a 5V output. Pixhawk doesn't. Pixhawk is 3.3V. That's why we're having the discussion.   Joe"
Aug 6, 2015
benbojangles replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"hello, I am using a canon sx230 with apm 2.6. I only use a cut usb wire - connecting GND & VCC to APM pins. I don't use step-up or any module in between. Have you tried to trigger the camera using the 'gear' switch on your…"
Aug 6, 2015
Pat Randall replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Thanks for jumping to help, it is a bit confusing.  I have a 3DR X8+ that I am preparing for surveys,  Just got the Canon S100 mounted and did some flights using CHDK and the time lapse setting, but need the trigger.  I sent a friend…"
Aug 5, 2015
DavidFolts replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Nice piece of kit guys"
Aug 4, 2015
ausdroid replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Kevin, It's frustrating, but when you work out what is going on, it all makes sense. It's actually good timing that this has come up as we have just developed a board to solve the problem and we have a few pre-production prototypes…"
Aug 4, 2015
Ryan Watkins replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Hi Kevin I ran into the same issue this spring trying to fire an ELPH 300HS powershot. The eflite board doesn't do crap.For some reason it doesn't pass the signal through. Instead, you have to make your own firing circuit using an IC…"
Aug 4, 2015

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Thorsten replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"As suggested by Martin: have a look at the Pixhawk-CHDK discussion. I just posted some pictures how to build a cable."
Aug 3, 2015
DavidFolts replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Much Obliged Stephan! I've got some jumpers with single mole connectors, think I'll use those to get +5 to the center rail on the Pixhawk..Hott dignity...! Then like Kevin did, I'll bite the bullet and buy the TUFFWING cable.…"
Aug 2, 2015
DavidFolts replied to Kevin Christensen's discussion CHDK usb trigger
"Big surprise (there "bug") I was triggering the camera with an old moto phone charger plugged into a powerstrip.  Just flip the switch for roughly a half second... and it snaps the shot. So that variable is checked off as…"
Aug 2, 2015

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