The VR Gimbal DEV Board #1 is going in germany :)
Ludwig Färber will be the developer that will receive the first VR 3 axis Gimbal is this is our donation for his great work on :
What there is in kit :
VR Gimbal :
Micro Controller is STM32F1 at 72 mhz.
3 Axis Brushless Direct Drive gimbal :
For each channel we have 3 high power pwm output .
1 USB port.
1 Serial port that support mavlink protocol.
1 Power module that support until 3S battery.
4 Radio RC Input for :
4 Analog Input 0-3.3v
VR 9DOF I2C IMU
Inside the VR IMU there are : MPU6000 (6 DOF) + HMC5883 (3 DOF)
I2C IMU that support 3 axis . It is on camera module , so we can know exactly the position of camera and control in realtime the 3 Brushless motors.
Cable for inteconnect the VR Gimbal Board with VR 9DOF I2C IMU
A Jumper for put the VR Gimbal in bootload mode.
The bootloader we use maple bootloader ported on VR Gimbal board.
On board we put first 32 bit release of BruGi 049B r69 (Martinenz board's firmware) . This version of firmware , support only 2 axis gimbal , the 3axis version is coming. All the boards is yet ready and tested for 3 axis managment.
We develop a VRGimbal Gui .net it's compatible with Windows 32 and 64 bit.
What do you need :
You need to download the Universal ide follow this link :
And also need a ttl <-> usb converter
as this one :
We are working on usb serial will be available in the end user product. The hardware will be the same will be only update the serial library.
Today we open pre order for first 20 pcs of board . We'll send a mail to first 75 developer that ask me to reserve the VR Gimbal.
The revision for end user will be available in some weeks a new batch is in production .
Some usefull link :
The code repository here you can find workspace with library and code and also VR Gimbal GUI.
This is official VR Gimbal User Group join us for updates about the project:
for buy or reserve your VR 3 Axis gimbal send a request here : firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be inform about the status of the stocks .
The price for developer is updated to a promotional price of 95 euro for fist 20 VR Gimbal Dev Kit .
The end user price will be for 2 Axis Gimbal of 120 euro and for 3 Axis Gimbal of 165 euro.