Telemetry mod for DJI Phantom 1

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After my Y6-Copter with APM, I also want to see telemetry data of the Phantom 1, which isn’t capable on its own to transmit any data. The original PPM receiver (Single antenna) got swapped by a FrSky XRS, which is amazingly small and has PPM, S.Bus and S.Port. The translation between Naza-GPS and S.Port is… Read more »

Repairing an old broken DJI Phantom

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I recently bought a cheap broken DJI Phantom 1 and would like to show you the process of analyzing and repairing the drone. There were multiple problems, I will explain them one by one. 1. Phantom drops down when tilting Problem Here you can see that the phantom is hovering quite nice, but in the… Read more »

Project MPi3 – New housing and published all source code

Posted by & filed under CAN-BUS, Car mediacenter.

Previous: Display additional data   Hey there, I finally managed to upload source files for my Project! Program at GitHub Housing at thingiverse The program currently listens for the previously mentioned diagnostic data. The Requests are send outside the program. I will change that when i figure out how to get the data without activly asking for them…. Read more »

Project MPi3 – Display additional Data

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Previous: Fully working prototyle   With a controller connected to my Vehicles CAN-bus, I don’t want to limit the use of it to song-title and music controls. So I started to look for some more interesting values to get from the bus. Sadly the “MS-CAN” (entertainment bus), which I am connected to cause of the info… Read more »

Project MPi3 – Fully working prototype

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Previous: Music-Player gets CAN-BUS!   Since a very long break caused by many other projects going on, here is now another update. The System is now functional and works pretty well. Most important change: The projects now has a Name: “MiP3” (Raspberry Pi based MP3 Player… got it? Yeah, I know…) Before the technical details, here… Read more »

Music-Player gets CAN-BUS!

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Lets’s get deeper in the car’s electronics My XBMC-Mediacenter works pretty well. But the only way to skip a song is the I/R remote placed in my armrest and to see what song is playing, I need to switch the whole display to mediacenter mode. Because I always wanted to take a closer look at… Read more »

External Antenna for Logitech G930 headset

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My Logitech G930 is a very cool headset but sometimes has little connection problems. The solution offered by logitech is to change the frequency but in my case the problems seams independent to the frequency. I have some 2,4 Ghz antenna stuff from older WiFi projects lying around and decided to take a clother look… Read more »

Retrofit radio controlled clock

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Last sunday, germany switches to the daylight saving time again, so i needed to adjust some clocks. We had a weathers station with wireless temperature and humidity sensors that has a clock which needs to be adjusted manuall while most of that weather stations have radio controlled clocks integrated. Even my very cheap weather receiver… Read more »