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Oct 21, 2011, 10:08 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dialfonzo
Quadrino is nothing more than a Arduino compatible MultiWii board.
Rather than having a bunch of sensors with all on different proto board.
It's all integrated on one board.
Right, but I bought the board from Witespy. I didn't build it myself.
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Oct 21, 2011, 10:10 AM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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It does Yaw in Gyro only mode ?

Than calibrate ESC (i konw your waiting for Paul to know how)
Oct 21, 2011, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by banzi28

I'm leaning towards the last one right now, but I'd really like the Mag/Bar to work as I paid for these extra features on my Witespy Quad.
The mag and the baro do not work great in 1.7. I is hard to see them work in 1.7

these sensors still need work in the code. 1.8 patch 2 the mag lock is perfect, the baro still needs a little work, but foam over the baro helps out a ton, and works great

1.9 will be better. Everyone is in the same boat right now.

The baro can not be calibrated.

the mag can be calibrated from the GUI (and mandatory for the first time)
once activated, the LED will flash very fast for 30s
you have exactly 30s to move the multi in all possible direction
(one full turn on each axis is sufficient)
There is no order to respect, but it is important to cover every directions.
Last edited by witespy; Oct 21, 2011 at 04:58 PM.
Oct 21, 2011, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by daign
Q+ not Qx. motors and props are correct. The motors are moving 1/2cm back and forth.
when you say there moving do you mean there flexing that much on the frame?.... or you your mean there twitching back and forth (going clockwise and counter clockwise)

if it the later then its an ESC issue

also did you calibrate each ESC's throttle range?... if not that can cause the motors not to spin up at the same time....
Oct 21, 2011, 12:59 PM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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DiaLFonZo - QuadMini

Showing vibration at idle throttle (just arming)
That was with Prop balanced...!
Now i have a better balancing rig, and put time to do it right.

DiaLFonZo - QuadMini - Vibrations (0 min 9 sec)
Oct 21, 2011, 03:15 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dialfonzo
It does Yaw in Gyro only mode ?

Than calibrate ESC (i konw your waiting for Paul to know how)
That I can do. I'm going to make a harness to calibrate all four at once. I just need to know which ESCs he uses.
Oct 21, 2011, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by witespy
95% sure your ESC's are plugged in the wrong spots
I will re-check when I get home tonight, but are these the right order:



I mean when I'm idling on the ground and I roll left/right/forwards/back each of those directions -WORKS- proplerly. I can even yaw CW/CCW properly on the ground. It just won't -fly-.
Oct 21, 2011, 03:36 PM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazyLittle
I will re-check when I get home tonight, but are these the right order:

http://crymore.com/img/quadrinoplugs.jpg[/img]
Taken on the First post of Quadrino thread

Oct 21, 2011, 03:39 PM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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Originally Posted by CrazyLittle
crymore.com/img/quadrinoplugs.jpg[/img]

I mean when I'm idling on the ground and I roll left/right/forwards/back each of those directions -WORKS- proplerly. I can even yaw CW/CCW properly on the ground. It just won't -fly-.
Do you have vibrations ?
Could you post a GUI with all motors spinning ?
Oct 21, 2011, 03:48 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FrankenQuad
when you say there moving do you mean there flexing that much on the frame?.... or you your mean there twitching back and forth (going clockwise and counter clockwise)

if it the later then its an ESC issue

also did you calibrate each ESC's throttle range?... if not that can cause the motors not to spin up at the same time....
Flexing in the arms/motor mounts/frame....

My ESCs lost calibration during my hunting down the problem until it was right in front of me lol.
Oct 21, 2011, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by witespy
The mag and the baro do not work great in 1.7. This is true. I do not think the Mag works at all in 1.7

these sensors still need work in the code. 1.8 patch 2 the mag lock is perfect, the baro still needs a little work.

1.9 will be better. Everyone is in the same boat right now.

The baro can not be calibrated.

the mag can MAG from the GUI (and mandatory for the first time)
once activated, the LED will flash very fast for 30s
you have exactly 30s to move the multi in all possible direction
(one full turn on each axis is sufficient)
There is no order to respect, but it is important to cover every directions.

the mag can MAG? What?

I'm a little but upset right now. You mean to tell me I paid $475 to you for a Quad that has sensors that aren't even supported yet? You never mentioned that when I was going to buy it?
Oct 21, 2011, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by banzi28
the mag can MAG? What?

sensors that aren't even supported yet?
sorry:

the compass can be calibrated from the GUI (and mandatory for the first time)
once activated, the LED will flash very fast for 30s
you have exactly 30s to move the multi in all possible direction
(one full turn on each axis is sufficient)
There is no order to respect, but it is important to cover every directions.

They are supported. they work in 1.7, they are almost perfect in 1.8 patch two.

some foam over the baro will help steady it out

update to 1.8 patch two. It is stable and ready to fly .

http://code.google.com/p/multiwii/so...se/#svn%2Ftags
Oct 21, 2011, 06:18 PM
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Okay, so I upgraded to 1.8p2

Copter is now unflyable.

First flight went well actually, but still had the slow yaw to the left. Landed and trimmed about 3/4 right trim. Took off and about 15 feet in the air all motors cut off and it landed semi-softly in the grass. Battery is good - had 4.01 per cell left on it.

After that it will not fly now. Shoots off in a random direction. I'm charging more batteries to try and solve this but right now, 100% pissed off.

SS from my config on 1.8 below. Calibrated gyro twice (once via USB, once before I fly from transmitter as per usual). Calibrated mag from config by rotating it in all axis 360o.

Pic of my props below too.

Edit. I found a JST male connector stuffed into the side of the wiring in my Witespy quad. It's connected to something (red/black leads) but I can't see what it could plug into. Any idea what it is Paul?

Another thing I noticed is that connected to the config, if I "arm" it and push up throttle, the left-side motors (front and rear) are lagging behind in their values by about 100-200. Calibration of the ESCs?
Oct 21, 2011, 06:29 PM
DiaLFonZo - UAV/Drone
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From what i see, your acc is not calibrated...!
Oct 21, 2011, 07:00 PM
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I used the gui calibrate twice. That line is all over the place since I upgraded to 1.8sp2

Grrrrr. Wht the hell.


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