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Old Feb 13, 2013, 03:41 PM
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Vertikar, maybe we should start up a Melbourne Au Quadrino information sharing session ? I have two other buddies using them here
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Nothing in particular, just thought I could pick up some hints etc., that get missed here.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 07:47 PM
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Sorry guys!
I got tied up.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:27 PM
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Did you do the 2 calibrations ahead of time? The Acc and Mag need to be calibrated. Instructions are at FlyingEinstein.com
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 11:50 PM
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Yes, sir.
Do the ACC first and then the mag.
How big is your frame?

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Did you do the 2 calibrations ahead of time? The Acc and Mag need to be calibrated. Instructions are at FlyingEinstein.com
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:50 AM
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Vertikar, maybe we should start up a Melbourne Au Quadrino information sharing session ? I have two other buddies using them here
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Sounds good, it would probably cover whole of Aus and maybe even NZ if they're lucky....
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:51 AM
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I actually do have a question now, is there anyway to check the GPS data is getting from the GPS to the quadrino correctly? Like debug wise... worried it was damaged when I crashed a while ago.

Edit: Nevermind, it seems last night it didn't have a fix or something, MwWinGui is now reporting a fix and number of satellites correctly.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:33 PM
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Introduction¶

You have to calibrate your ACC at least once after you cleared the eeprom. For a correct calibration you need to put the copter on a absolutely flat surface and start the calibration.

Sometimes there is no flat surface or the copter is not built exactly even or you have a flexible landing gear. in these cases a common calibration is not possible and the copter will start to drift. You have the possibility to trim the copter via stick combo by trial and error. The inflight acc calibration is a way to trim the copter to make it drift free in just a glimpse. Arm/disarm via Aux switch is mandatory to do this. You need a buzzer to ehar the beeping signals in the process.

Table of contents¶
1.Software setup
2.How it works

Software¶

In config.h you need to alter one of the following lines:

#define INFLIGHT_ACC_CALIBRATION

to enable the option.

How it works¶

Concept¶
•fly
•trim/get stable
•save deviation
•land
•finished

One of the following procedures has to be followed to finish the calibration.

Activation with stick combo¶

Preparation: Plug the power and wait for the init to finish, the ACC has to be calibrated at least once since you cleared the eeporm.

1. do the following stick combination (throttle low)+(yaw left)+(pitch forward)+(roll right)

2. you will hear two beeps that indicate that the function is armed (to disarm it simply repeat the combo - you will hear three beeps)

3. start your copter and get airborne

4a) in acro mode: get your copter level and make sure it does not drift

4b) in level mode: get you copter level using the trims on your tx until it does not drift

5. now disarm the copter with the aux switch - you will hear a beep:the measurement is finished (don't worry, a failsafe feature prevents it from shutting down if throttle is above minthrottle)

6. you may rearm the copter now to prevent a crash while landing

7. Land the copter and disarm it, you will hear a long beep: The values have been stored in eeprom

8. if you have choosen 4 b): TAKE BACK ALL THE TRIMS BEFORE TAKEOFF

9. get airborne again - the copter should now be level without drift

10. repeat if neccesary

Activation with passthrough switch¶

Preparation: Plug the power and wait for the init to finish, the ACC has to be calibrated at least once since you cleared the eeporm.

1. start your copter and get airborne

2a) in acro mode: get your copter level and make sure it does not drift

2b) in level mode: get you copter level using the trims on your tx until it does not drift

3. Activate "Passhtrough" via Aux switch

4. Land the copter and disarm it

5. deactivate "Passhtrough" - you will hear a long beep: The values have been stored in eeprom

6. if you have choosen 2 b): TAKE BACK ALL THE TRIMS BEFORE TAKEOFF

7. get airborne again - the copter should now be level without drift

8. repeat if neccesary
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:34 PM
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Now this is seeming to help me for now and then.
I thought I would pass it along!
It does work well when complete!
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 08:53 PM
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To increase the time to calibrate MAG (50s instead of 30s) :
The file to edit is SENSOR.INO, around the 1050th code line :
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if ((t - tCal) < 50000000) { // 50s: you have 50s to turn the multi in all directions
AC
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 09:30 AM
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Quadrino & MultiWii 101

FlyingEinstein will be hosting a webex class each Sunday @ 3PM EST for an introduction to wiring the Quadrino and initial installation and configuration of the MultiWii Configuration software. This is a group discussion and a Question and Answer period will follow and asking questions during the webex is also encouraged. If you are having difficulties with setting up the Quadrino this is your chance to get your questions answered and your quad flying.

This class is offered through Cisco WebEx and supports up to 25 attendees at a time. To join the meeting goto flyingeinstein.webex.com between 2:45 PM and 3:00PM EST. The meeting will open at 2:45PM but will not begin until 3PM.

Password is always "quad"

Go to flyingeinstein.webex.com

Webex is a Cisco product for online group meetings and presentations. If you haven't already done so, your browser will prompt you to install the webex browser plugin. There is no spam, spyware or adware in the Cisco webex product. Cisco is the leading supplier of computer network related products.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 11:46 AM
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wow!
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 11:12 PM
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Graham-Oaks-Nature Park-Wilsonville-OR-2 (6 min 56 sec)


Okay you guys.
here is a video that I shot while running 1.3GHZ with 2.4 GHZ fr the radio control.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 04:17 PM
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Web site is down momentarily. I mucked it up. I thought I was making changes (updating) to an offline version and I was doing it to the real one. It'll come back up soon.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 05:58 PM
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Stuff happens.
On another note trying to get the SSG.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1793759

I am having an issue with a V1D board using Mix_Tilt.
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