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Old Sep 21, 2012, 03:19 AM
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As a followup to an earlier request for help thanks everyone. In the sketch I did see how to set or know what the ftdi port speed is. For MPNG can someone fill me in. I'm trying to get the BT working.
I didnt have to do anything to get mine working other than plug it in to the ftdi port. What are you trying to connect to it with ?
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 03:24 AM
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As a followup to an earlier request for help thanks everyone. In the sketch I did see how to set or know what the ftdi port speed is. For MPNG can someone fill me in. I'm trying to get the BT working.
FTDI is set to 115200bps as normal speed.

It depends on which BT module you have, some have default 9600bps, some the one from CRIUS have 115200bps by default

The BT module can be configured to change the BT name, BT 4 pin security, and as well the speed in BPS

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Old Sep 21, 2012, 03:36 AM
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Hey,

Just looking at getting myself one of these boards & a gps.

Any recommendations on where to buy the board from?

Also is there a particular gps recommended to run with it?

I plan on running Arudcopter firmware.

Thanks heaps!
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 04:46 AM
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Hey,

Just looking at getting myself one of these boards & a gps.

Any recommendations on where to buy the board from?

Also is there a particular gps recommended to run with it?

I plan on running Arudcopter firmware.

Thanks heaps!
RC Timer has the v1.1 board GRR and I ordered V1.0 2 days ago
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 04:48 AM
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same here....

but the question is: what has been improved on the V1.1?
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:06 AM
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Its looks to be just the USB port that looks different, all other hardware looks the same.....I use Btooth or Xbee for connecting
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:11 AM
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component layout from photos seams to be the same... any difference besides the reinforced USB?
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:26 AM
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Even version 1.0 had on RCtimer written that have reinforced USB, so my I recieve a few days ago looks same asi 1.1 except circus green pins
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:29 AM
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well, I reinforced my USB carefully with a few drops of epoxy. I think when crashing my vehicle the last thing that falls apart is the USB from the AIOP.
I also compared the pictures and could not find any noticeable difference between V1.0 and V1.1 so far...
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:41 AM
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Hey,

Just looking at getting myself one of these boards & a gps.

Any recommendations on where to buy the board from?

Also is there a particular gps recommended to run with it?

I plan on running Arudcopter firmware.

Thanks heaps!
For be on the safe side ... just take it from RTtimer.com ... the ALL IN ONE PRO cost just 2$ more then the cheapest available, but it is already 1.1

GPS module there are also well priced ... around 26$ (cheapest from eBeay is 25$) ... so no much sense to risk and fight with some compatibility issue ...

Anyhow, on hobbyking they had (now is in backorder, and who knows when and if will be back available): http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=26588 ... that is a ALL IN ONE PRO clone + GPS ... for just 62$ + shipping (3$) ... so the best possible price.

As cheap alternative solution there is this path:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dproduct=27033 (26$) .... but it need some hacking (or i2c) for have a direct connected GPS ...

I'm currently hacking MultiWii 2.1 for have direct access to GPS (no i2c board) ... with a similar board as above ... (a clone of this: http://rctimer.com/index.php?gOo=goo...1&productname=) ... the drawback is that GUI and GPS can't be connected on the same time .. but for the rest ... all is looking good so far.

This means that for 50$ you get all the needed parts ... for have a GPS controller ...

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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:43 AM
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For smoother pluging and unpluging USB cable I slightly polish hooks on upper side of the MicroUSB cable, it is simple...
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:46 AM
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same here....

but the question is: what has been improved on the V1.1?
The only difference that I can see immediately is "Separate 3.3V and 5V LDO voltage regulator".
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:47 AM
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For smoother pluging and unpluging USB cable I slightly polish hooks on upper side of the MicroUSB cable, it is simple...
I pulled those 'Hooks' out completely, even more simple.
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 05:52 AM
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I pulled those 'Hooks' out completely, even more simple.
I wanted to catch there a little, some MicroUSB keeps in place without hooks because are out of tolerance, are bigger, my cable without hooks will disconnect very easily (fall off).
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Old Sep 21, 2012, 06:01 AM
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I wanted to catch there a little, some MicroUSB keeps in place without hooks because are out of tolerance, are bigger, my cable without hooks will disconnect very easily (fall off).
That is a good point but I think too loose is better than too tight (in this case anyway) that is if you can't get it perfect I think any fix is good that will save stress on the USB port, even the boards with "reenforced" USB don't seem much better so it is best to do something with the "Hooks".
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