02 / 06 / 2014
After one month of work the stable firmware for VRBrain micro is ready . We fly a lot in manual and automatic , we are preparing a video and specific blog post about VRX250 the drone platform using for doing test on VRBrain micro 5 all work fine and we are happy to have a good revision of code for user that join us in pre order campaign . We start to deliver first batch of boards in 2 weeks . The good news is that now is possible to upload the firmware to VR Brain micro 5 using standard Mission Planner application. Thanks to Michael and all VR Lab team for doing a good Job around this task.
09 / 05 / 2014
today we finish to test first prototype of micro brain , this is the video of first power on , all work fine , we check all onboard sensor : IMU , BAROMETER . Check eeprom for parameter storage and SD card. Serial port , and usb interface . All work fine :) Check also new bootloader and our mission planner fork with VRBrain support all work perfect . Diego our Electronic Designer doing a great work no error until now :)
Finish the test of all subsystem : Magnetomer , GPS , RC IN PPMSUM and RC OUT and all work fine . See the video .
These are the specification :
CPU STM32F4 VR OS based on NuttX kernel 7.1
1 EEPROM or FRAM device for parameter storage.
IMU MPU6000 SPI.
MSIC Barometer 10 cm resolution.
8 PPM Radio RC Input .
8 PWM ESC - SERVO Output.
1 SBUS Radio Input compatible with Futaba SBUS and Spektrum ,too
1 SBUS Servo Output.
SD Card Reader until 64 Gbyte.
1 RGB LED
2 LED Output
1 Buzzer Output
On board telemetry module availabe at 433 / 868 mhz. (option)
connector for external 3DR/VR GPS + MAGNETOMETER
dimension : 3.2 x 3.2 .
weight : 10 gr
Price is 99 euro the board pre order is open the mass production start in 1 week when finish the test of first production batch .
more info about status of the product on the store: http://www.virtualrobotix.it/index.php/en/shop/autopilot/vrbrainmic...
APM Copter , Plane , Rover Firmware available and fully tested by our devteam.
official blog post : http://www.virtualrobotix.com/profiles/blogs/vr-micro-brain-5-1-is-...
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