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October 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Hot News ... Available NuttX OS on VRBrain 4.5: First Fligt with Arducopter32 3.1rc5 on NuttX Operating systems the same use by Pixhawke.

After more than a year of VRBrain 4.5 development , thanks to the efforts of FOXTEAM and the VRI dev team, reached a level of maturity and very high reliability .

It ' was the first platform to support Arducopter 32-bit first through the use of a port of the old library AP_XXX then with new AP_HAL_VRBRAIN library , but without the use of…

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Added by Roberto Navoni on October 27, 2013 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

VrBrain 4.5and External Led

Hello,

I received an APM Led Buzzer card (from Charles Lakins).APM 2x LED / Buzzer Module

Led and Buzzer have + on signal pin of the APM and - on the common - bar.

After searching VrBrain 4.5 documentation and Barone Rosso Forum, I…

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Added by Marc LE BRET on October 23, 2013 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

VrBrain 4.5 and 3.15 software (VRBRAIN_3.1.5_QUAD_INTGPS_ENHANCED)

Hello,

I had more flights with my Quad. I'm still impressed with RTL performance but as I explore the settings I have some questions.

I had a try with Fence. I have to do a retry but I'm quite sure there is a problem: I cannot arm motors (after battery exchange) with fence enabled. There is no Red led blinking and save of the new home. I had to uncheck Fence in the config in order to save the new Home and fly.

I had also a try with Saving…

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Added by Marc LE BRET on October 17, 2013 at 7:33pm — 1 Comment

CTX4 V2 - first test

Today I did the first test with my new CTX4 V2 (VRBrain 4.5 + external IMU)

Did some simple test in my garden + alt hold, loter and auto land - no probles, and wery stable.

My great VRBrain controller is running code from today (10.10.2013)  (used Eclipse to pull and build the latest code from Emilie, that does an impressive…

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Added by Oyvind Amundsen on October 10, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments

CTX4 V2 build - step 2

Almost done :-)



I do not use bullet connectors on the ESC to motor cables, so I connect the cables like this while testing.

First, I test if the rotation directions are correct, by connecting the “servo” cable to the throttle channel on my rx. If the rotation direction is wrong, I swap two of the three cables between ESC and motor.

My ESC`s are flashed with SimonK, so before I disconnect the RX, I calibrate the ESC. Disconnect LiPo,…

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Added by Oyvind Amundsen on October 7, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

From APM2 to VrBrain4.5

Hello,

I received my VrBrain4.5 order today. I used an APM2 on a SpiderLike Quad and I just swapped the two units on the frame. As I had a spare 3DR uBlox GPS, I managed to install it with the VrBrain (internal plug).

Firmware is the latest dev VRBRAIN_3.1.5_QUAD_INTGPS_ENHANCED.dfu. 

I had a short flight to check my setup…

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Added by Marc LE BRET on October 5, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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