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Oct 19, 2011, 06:20 AM
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As far as I know that's always looking DOWN on your model from top, so flight control board top = where you're looking to.

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Oct 19, 2011, 06:25 AM
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From where do you have this information? Out of the source code?
Oct 19, 2011, 07:13 AM
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From where do you have this information? Out of the source code?
Propellers are either clockwise (CW) or counter-clockwise (CCW or pusher) - and thats when looking down on them from above.

So funnily enough, we use same basis for copter propellor rotation...
Oct 19, 2011, 08:09 AM
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Can someone please direct me to a youtube tutorial on how to use the sparkfun FTDI cable and KK Plus Flashtool to flash a new KK 5.5e Plus board for QuadX ..
Oct 19, 2011, 08:53 AM
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Thanks,

I have a question , the center plate on your website what are the dimensions length , width and thickness of the center plate and what are the diameter of the holes ?
I just updated the product page with dimension in the image tab

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Hey,
I hope I am not spamming threads but I just posted here about my latest update on adding accelerometers to the KK Plus board.
One more step closer to auto-level capability

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u3wI7L-lYM
Nice progress... hope you able to get the ACC work and all will be happy..

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Hello Together,


I have only a short question about the motor direction of rotation ( of Motors / Propellors ) which is written in your Readme.

Is the direction when you are looking from the motor to the propellor or if you look down at your multicopter from above.

In the internet there are different meanings of direction of rotation...

regards

dieter
Normally it is view from top down
Oct 19, 2011, 09:00 AM
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Can someone please direct me to a youtube tutorial on how to use the sparkfun FTDI cable and KK Plus Flashtool to flash a new KK 5.5e Plus board for QuadX ..
not sure if this will work. I assume you have the TX and RX line with Ground. you have to know which com port it is in.

try with your FTDI RX pin to TX of KK Plus, TX to RX and ground to ground. page 1 do have the 10 pin layout.

with the known com port, you also can follow the info at pg 1 to do step by step to get to the flashing.
Oct 20, 2011, 02:31 AM
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Thanks for the reply, I will try that.. just one more question please.. I see the 5.5e board doesn't have a BootLoader switch like the one in the vid .. is there another way to "switch" it to programming mode, or is it automatically gonna sense the serial cable?
Oct 20, 2011, 03:44 AM
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Thanks for the reply, I will try that.. just one more question please.. I see the 5.5e board doesn't have a BootLoader switch like the one in the vid .. is there another way to "switch" it to programming mode, or is it automatically gonna sense the serial cable?
Basically the switch is to cut off the connection of Ail RX line. We have the switch there so if user has the RX connected, you dont need to unplug the cable and just use the switch to disconnect the connection.

we removed it as some user may forgot to switch on and end up with no Ail control. Something with good intend but not that well receive.

for 5.5e, if you have RX cable inserted, just need to remove the Ail cable before you use the flashtool.
Oct 20, 2011, 07:05 AM
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ok i see - thanks very much - I'm gonna be building this copter on the weekend so might have some more questions soon .. but looks like a nice product so far!
Oct 20, 2011, 09:37 AM
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Which is the currently best "flight code" ?
Oct 20, 2011, 11:49 AM
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Which is the currently best "flight code" ?
That's easy
Oct 20, 2011, 03:53 PM
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I meant for the KK platform
Oct 20, 2011, 04:06 PM
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For what type of multicopter? Single-, Twin-, Tri-, Quad-, Hex-, Y4, Y6, H6?
Oct 20, 2011, 04:14 PM
manuLRK
KK-mamarico-firmware-2 (2 min 19 sec)


This one...

manuLRK

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I meant for the KK platform
Oct 20, 2011, 10:46 PM
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Ahh, I touched my LCD to the bus bar on my KK board and I think I shorted it out. Is there any way to fix it? It doesn't light up anymore. I have access to two LCDs, and when I plug the piggyback board from the working LCD into my LCD it lights up with solid black bars in the top row. If I take my piggyback board and plug the other LCD into it, it doesn't light up.
Help?


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