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by deeyem
Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication

I am also on a Mac (Catalina 10.15.3). I installed the drivers as you suggested and restarted my machine just to be sure. Unfortunately, it's still only working for the SPI exchanges and not receiving any of the UART data. There are two things bothering me, which may add some context: 1) Is it possi...
by deeyem
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication

Hi! I've given that a try but am still having the same issue. From what I can see, the problem isn't that it's not syncing, but that the script is simply not receiving any data from the serial connection. In the relevant script from the V2 tag, it gets to the line data = port.read(1) and then procee...
by deeyem
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication

Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, I'm still having no luck. I repurposed the script you linked, uart_bootloader.py , and replaced the code for flashing the deck with the sync check from print_frame.py . So, after finding the bootloader version and chip ID, the following runs: boot() print("W...
by deeyem
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Lighthouse deck and USB serial port communication

I am working on a localisation project that will use the Lighthouse-4 deck with custom hardware (not the Crazyflie). As a start, I wanted to test the Lighthouse deck by simply connecting it to a USB serial port on my laptop. I have set up the USB connector 3.0V RX/TX logic levels, as noted in this p...