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by zp-yang
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?

I am definitely interested in storing IDs like how crazyflies store radio URIs. Right now I am trying to fly 9 drones with the active deck. Though I could flash their IDs every time after booting up, but it would make life much easier to store IDs in case we want to scale up the swarm. What would yo...
by zp-yang
Tue Mar 16, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?

Ah thank you so much for these suggestions!
by zp-yang
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?

There is unfortunately no way to do this in software but there are resistors that limit the current to the LEDs (schematics here https://www.bitcraze.io/documentation/hardware/active_marker_deck/active-marker-deck_revd.pdf) R1, R9, R12, R17. The LEDs can stand a higher current for short periods of ...
by zp-yang
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: External positioning systems
Topic: Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Ways to increase power to the active marker deck IR LEDs?

I am trying to use the active marker deck with a large capture volume and wondering if there's is a way to increase the IR LEDs' power to getter better visibility on Qualisys Oqus 700 cameras. Thanks!