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by cafeciaojoe
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: Basic trouble shooting when running motion commander py scripts

hey PB_ you are right, the X and Y axes are flipped in the geo data, only the Z axis is flipped in the the state estimator. if the crazyflie reference frame is used, (https://www.bitcraze.io/documentation/repository/crazyflie-firmware/master/functional-areas/lighthouse/terminology_definitions/) and ...
by cafeciaojoe
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]

The title of this thread has been changed to reflect the actual problem, which was that the lighthouses were mounted upside down. (ie hanigng down from the ceiling) Hi everyone, I am trying to troubleshoot the use of motion commander py scripts with the lighthouse system. Setup. CF2.1 latest firmwa...
by cafeciaojoe
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Compiling the frimware from a previous commit using the VM
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Compiling the frimware from a previous commit using the VM

Hello, To investigate if I have the same problem as the person in this post (https://forum.bitcraze.io/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=4537) I am trying to clone and complie a previous version of the firmware. I cloned the relevant commit into the projects folder on the VM and opened it up in Eclipse, but ther...
by cafeciaojoe
Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Interpreting Calibration and Geometry Data. [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 346

Interpreting Calibration and Geometry Data. [SOLVED]

Hello! Couple of questions re the interpretation of calibration and geometry Data. 1) When I use read_mem_lighthouse.py what does it mean if valid=false is obtained from one of the basetations' geometry reading? This same lighthouse returns a lot of 0 values from this bastetation. The calibration da...
by cafeciaojoe
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: "update all projects" shortcut on VM: Connection Timeout
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: "update all projects" shortcut on VM: Connection Timeout

turns out it was my university's internet connection. works from home.
cheers
!
by cafeciaojoe
Thu Dec 03, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: "update all projects" shortcut on VM: Connection Timeout
Replies: 2
Views: 333

"update all projects" shortcut on VM: Connection Timeout

Hello,

I just downloaded the VM running on MacOS, I go to use the shortcut on the desktop and get a timeout message. please see below for some screenshots with more info.
by cafeciaojoe
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Support
Topic: IMU Sensor Upside down (specific lines to modify)
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

Re: IMU Sensor Upside down (specific lines to modify)

This works brilliantly on CF 2.0s but not CF 2.1 is there something I missed?
by cafeciaojoe
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Developer Discussions
Topic: usb 5v across the battery terminal
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Re: usb 5v across the battery terminal

Thanks Tobias,

The LED ring only works for a few seconds before restarting when plugged into usb without a battery.

Is it ok to keep the battery plugged in and just charge the battery via usb, AND have the LED ring on?
by cafeciaojoe
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Support
Topic: IMU Sensor Upside down (specific lines to modify)
Replies: 6
Views: 2420

Re: IMU Sensor Upside down (specific lines to modify)

This worked brilliantly thank you!
by cafeciaojoe
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Developer Discussions
Topic: usb 5v across the battery terminal
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

usb 5v across the battery terminal

is it possible to put 5v across the battery terminal? my crazy flies have a casing on them the prevents the usb terminal being used. Whilst o display I would like to keep them powered so they they are lit up. i cant use the battery because it is being kept on charge, would i break the CF if i made a...