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Jan 20, 2013, 02:49 PM
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i am from turkey. test was wired not wirelles. I have a simple electronic information...

"Can you post here the Serial output of your gps unit?" how can i do that
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Jan 20, 2013, 03:15 PM
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With a ftdi cable (or another serial interface) connect your gps to the PC, with a SerialTerminal (RealTerm comes to mind...) capture the gps strings and post them here.

What baud rate are you using for serial data?

Are the same for Arduino and the gps unit?
Jan 21, 2013, 09:42 PM
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With a ftdi cable (or another serial interface) connect your gps to the PC, with a SerialTerminal (RealTerm comes to mind...) capture the gps strings and post them here.

What baud rate are you using for serial data?

Are the same for Arduino and the gps unit?

Today i solved my all porblems i use arduino uno on rx, arduino pro mini on tx.

Directly Connected pro mini pin10-->uno pin 2

I did bench test the first time with a GPS. But it did not work i think my gps not work at 115200bps. I look after

Second time using with ftdi cable. I tried this too. it didn't work at 115200pbs, never got a GPS signal. I checked port settings and ftdi cable set to 9600 bps. (windows port settings in device manager).

After a few attempts came to success with ardupilot emulator. Tilt work amazing i need 360 degree servo for the pan

i will try wirelles banch test. I hope that works..
Thanks for your patience, but not over :P

This tracker is cheap amazing and educational(for me )
Jan 22, 2013, 01:51 AM
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Hi Jalves! My classic question -> Any news regarding video telemetry ?
Jan 30, 2013, 07:02 AM
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Any news
Feb 09, 2013, 07:15 AM
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Good news (for me)
Borrowed from a friend
5.8Ghz Transmitter- Receiver
and a camera.

Tomorrow i ll start to test the Tracker in the "real world"
Feb 10, 2013, 10:11 PM
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Where is everybody?
Feb 11, 2013, 05:43 AM
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I am (still) here, answering questions when they are done (PM mostly).

As far as I am concerned, this project is "mature" and on hold.


With almost 400 downloads and only less than a hand full of declared users, this is not motivating to continue developing the project
Feb 11, 2013, 08:28 AM
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I am (still) here, answering questions when they are done (PM mostly).

As far as I am concerned, this project is "mature" and on hold.


With almost 400 downloads and only less than a hand full of declared users, this is not motivating to continue developing the project
Do you mean you will end developing for video telemetry version or for audio telemetry? Video telemetry could be more popular since a lot of people use Dennis Frie's osd.
Feb 12, 2013, 02:39 AM
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Originally Posted by jalves View Post
I am (still) here, answering questions when they are done (PM mostly).

As far as I am concerned, this project is "mature" and on hold.


With almost 400 downloads and only less than a hand full of declared users, this is not motivating to continue developing the project
Hi jalves, I only found your thread a week or so ago, I have ordered up some parts to build as I can't afford to buy commercial versions of the tracker. I can only enjoy this hobby because of people like you and the Multiwii guys, minim OSD and others that give up there time to do this stuff (wish I could do more!)
Please carry on this good work, I for one appreciate it!
Feb 12, 2013, 02:44 AM
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Me too, appreciate it! I would really like to see the videotelemetry version implemented into DF's Max-osd...That would be really sweet!
If you'll make it I will be the first to test it after you Jalves :P
Feb 12, 2013, 08:29 AM
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I've been subscribed to this thread too for a long time. Don't have the use for a tracker atm, but expect to need one in the future. So even though there not a lot documented in use in the field, don't underestimate how much it means for a lot of us, that You and others put Your time in these threads. We learn a lot from You along the way. I'm hooked on Dennis' threads too. You both do a valuable job here.
Feb 12, 2013, 03:48 PM
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I was trying to compile AT_TX in ver 1.0 and i made this change.
In printing.pde

Code:
Serial.print("Valid Data= ");Serial.println(valid_data,BYTE);
with

Code:
Serial.print("Valid Data= ");Serial.println(valid_data);
I dont know if it is correct since still trying to learn.
Feb 12, 2013, 05:44 PM
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Change it to:
Serial.print("Valid Data= "); Serial.write( byte(valid_data) );

But use the Serial.print out as minimal as you can get.

Serial.print is slow and can mess with the timings of the telemetry link.
Feb 12, 2013, 11:03 PM
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I want to show my appreciation to dear " Jalves " for his great help. I am starting to build mine however I am still stocked in the fact that I have 900 mhz AV TX/Rx I do not know if I am able to run the system or not. Anyway my both thumb is up for you Jalves....
Last edited by Drone_man; Feb 13, 2013 at 03:57 AM.


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