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by cafeciaojoe
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: One drone following another drone. [Solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 1455

One drone following another drone. [Solved]

Hi! I am looking for some general guidance of a problem I have just started tackling. I would like a drone to follow another drone, but the leading drone is not flying. it is being held in the hands. My first hack at this was to start a second context manager to activate the 2nd drone but the 2nd co...
by cafeciaojoe
Tue Dec 22, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Detecting a deck using the code from the step by step motion commander tutorial.
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Detecting a deck using the code from the step by step motion commander tutorial.

hi! I am following the motion commander tutorial, after copy pasting the code below direct fromt the tutorial, I cannot detect a deck. The CF is running the latest release firmware with a blank config.mk file. I get the following from the console, no matter if a deck is attached OR what kind of deck...
by cafeciaojoe
Wed Dec 16, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]

So the Lighthouses were mounted upside down (ie hanging down from the ceiling). In the past this has not been a problem because I was running the drones through the HTC software.

Thanks again for all of your help.
by cafeciaojoe
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Basic trouble shooting when running motion commander py scripts

Hello, The geometry data is consistantly coming in inverted in the X and Y axis. I think i have run that script at least 100 times since flagging this flippig issue. I have tried: - inverting the X and Y values for the .origin data, - inverting the X and Y values for the .origin and .mat data - swti...
by cafeciaojoe
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Lighthouse positioning system
Topic: Inverted X and Y geometry data [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 635

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: 635

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: 283

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: 397

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: 381

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: 381

"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.