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MultiWii PRO Flight Controller w/MTK GPS Module

MultiWii PRO Flight Controller w/MTK GPS Module
MultiWii PRO Flight Controller w/MTK GPS Module

The MultiWii PRO is a gyro/accelerometer based flight controller that is loaded with features. This version of the MultiWii supports direct connection of a GPS module (package includes MTK 3329 GPS module) allowing for ultra-precise positioning functionality. With expandability options and full programmability, this device can control just about any type of aircraft. This is the ideal flight controller for your multi-rotor aircraft.

Features:
(MultiWii PRO)
• SMD component design with Atmega2560
• ITG3205 Triple Axis Gyro
• BMA180 Accelerometer
• BMP085 Barometer
• HMC5883L Magnetometer
• Servo output for camera pitch and roll control
• Supports direct connection of GPS module (MTK 3329 GPS module included)
• On-board USB connection for programming

(MTK 3329 GPS Module)
• Based on MediaTek Single Chip Architecture.
• L1 Frequency, C/A code, 66 channels
• High Sensitivity, Up to -165dBm tracking, providing superior urban performance
• DGPS(WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS) support (optional by firmware)
• USB/UART Interface
• Supports AGPS function (Offline mode: EPO valid up to 14 days)

Specs:
(MultiWii PRO)
Mounting: Standard Mk style mounting holes 45mm X 45mm
Dimensions: 70x50x12mm
Weight: 16g

(MTK 3329 GPS module)
Position Accuracy: < 3m CEP (50%) without SA (horizontal)
Cold Start: under 35 seconds (Typical)
Warm Start: under 34 seconds (Typical)
Hot Start: under 1 second (Typical)
Power Consumption: 48mA @ acquisition, 37mA @ tracking
Shut-down current consumption: 15uA, typical
Dimensions: 30x26x7mm
Weight: 8g

*Note:
See instructions on how to enable GPS function located under the "Files" tab.

Package content:
MultiWii PRO FC x 1
MTK 3329 GPS Module x 1
GPS module connection leads x 1
Main board connection leads x 1
USB connection cable x 1

More information can be found on the Multiwii Website.
http://www.multiwii.com



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Jordan  2 points - 10/31/2014
 
How is this control board powered? Is it supposed to be powered from the escs coming into the board? My escs do not have becs in them for power out. If this is the case does this mean i have to get a bec and connect it to the board? What size bec would i need (volts,Amps)? Also at what positing would the power in to the board need to be connected? Thank You
 majik01 6580 points
You and use a 5A BEC 5V output connected to any free motor output pin. With ESC's with linear BEC's there is no need for a separate BEC.
Wombatcres  58 points - 10/30/2014
 
hi all just sorting out the gamble control on this board ,just need some information , in config H ********************** The type of multicopter ****************************/ //#define GIMBAL
 majik01 6580 points
Hi Wom .. you mean servo gimbal support? It is okay with MWC 2.2 but very confusing with MWC 2.3. Look at the first posted doc to uncomment (servo_tilt) I think. The plug in your two servos to the designated pinouts ... MWC 2.2 allows you to make servo adjustments in config.h ... MWC 2.3 is via GUI but lacks documentation ... If you want/need gimbals, go for the brushless gimbals ... that need a separate controller ... pricier but beterrer.
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 Wombatcres 58 points
will try the gui thing 1st see it i can work it out
 majik01 6580 points
In that case, you can only use MWC 2.3 official ... as the Nav series does not support servo gimbals last I looked at it.
 Wombatcres 58 points
Ok will take a look at it my quad is fling like a dream I don't want to change the code is this new 2.3 stable with no bugs
 majik01 6580 points
What MWC version are you flying with?
 Wombatcres 58 points
Before Xmas Bari fixed
 majik01 6580 points
Reason I ask is that 2.3 Nav versions does not support servo gimbals via GUI ... 2.2 support via config.h and 2.3 official via multiwiiconfigurator (MWC GUI tool)
 Wombatcres 58 points
I am away from home for a week will give it a try when I get home will let you know how it went
 majik01 6580 points
Tell us how it turns out ... but BLG's are wayyyyy better.
majik01  6580 points - 10/30/2014
 
Mooch ... finally ... the first real FPV flight ... a blackeye from hitting the tree ... four broken props but a smile as wide as a mile ...
 Moochasas 1650 points
Great flying buddy......... darn jumpin trees are everywhere so watch out.......
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 majik01 6580 points
Using sonar alt-hold is interesting ... I did not change throttle position so the altitude did not change ... except the copter was moving forward on itself because I added the camera and it tilted forward ... was lazy to rebalance as I thought I could compensate ... but it kept moving faster forward even without any input ... should not been ... oh well. Four "new" props and I'm ready for another go ...
 Moochasas 1650 points
Just finished building my diversity controller so my 2 little RC305's can fight out which signal strength is the best.... 2 antennas (clover leaf and a helical directional)........ so hopefully the best of both worlds..... a FF (fellow flyer) is coming up on sunday to fly his Cinitank which has the new Revo CC3D board...... $140..... woohoo....... and James is bringing a newby who has just got a 250 together and has never flown it.......... Hope its good weather...... pictures at 11.
 Gordon 351 points
I can't wait... Nice vid!
 majik01 6580 points
Mooch .. I feel like a one year old just learning to walk ... I have in my head what it would take to fly this thing ... but matching the head to reality is a different game. Thanks for the tips ... hope you gave a galloping time at the field.
 Moochasas 1650 points
Welcome to the untold world of FPV.. what you see isnt what you get..... and yes its like learning to walk (or fly) all over again.... but the great news is that the curve is not steep as you already have the skills required..... you just have to do it differently and that is the part that NO ONE talks about.... even greater news...... one of the FF's has an FPV wing that he is bring up and also a (get this) jet propelled wing...... that hasnt flown yet..... I feel like a 10yr old days before chrissy..... and mind you its 400 degrees C here at the moment so unlike you NH people our chrissys are anything but white......
Jordan  2 points - 10/29/2014
 
Can a 4 pin connector be connected to the serial port 1 on the multiwii pro since the gps is on serial port 2 and this work through serial port 1? Can serial ports just be soldered on with pin connectors like here?: ***********ebay****/itm/370879588366
 majik01 6580 points
You need to add the pins if you want to use Serial 1 and Serial 3
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 Jordan 2 points
In the Arduino software do i have to enable the serial port after adding the 4 pin connector for the MinimOSD like you do for the GPS? Or after to connect the MinimOSD everything is ready to go and there is nothing you need to change? Thanks
 majik01 6580 points
Nothing to enable or uncomment in config.h ... just make sure your Serial ports 0 to 3 are properly configured with the correct baud rates depending on what you want to connect to them.
 majik01 6580 points
I should add ... a brand new MininOSD will not work properly unless the MWC friendly firmware and fonts uploaded. Best to get the latest Minim board (V2 I think) that has Vbat and RSSI pins preinstalled.
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skyfox60
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Great unit, with all the features you need for your MC. And the price is awsome, so normally, you cannot make a mistke on buying this unit.If you buy this features in europe, you will pay 3 times as much or more. For the HK price, you get at least the gps module ( sometimes ) but not incluiding the board, wich has a big and powerfull processor also. So another time, where HK makes our hobby affordable. This is what the MC-Flyers need to upgrade their machines.


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Received the board today from HobbyKing . After reading about all the broken Micro USB connectors on other FC like the Crius AIOP , I had a good look at the USB connector BEFORE connecting anything. The micro USB connector is soldered to the board at the rear corners and also has 2 tabs half way down the sides. Close inspection reveals that it does NOT have a lot of solder to hold it in place and YES it is likely to break off without some extra solder. The side tabs do not appear to have been well soldered, my guess, surface mount automated soldering has not applied sufficient heat to get the solder flowing well around the tabs which are part of the larger metal connector shell, using a fine tipped soldering iron, care is required specially on the side near the pin headers, re soldered the metal tabs and also the rear corners of the connector, I don't think it will come off now. Do keep in mind that is a very small connector and the cable can be used to apply sufficient leverage to rip it clean off the board, no amount of extra solder will prevent that, so be real careful not to apply sideways forces to the cable when plugged into the board. The quality of the board, the soldering of all the other components, I can't fault it, all looks excellent. Lots of information now in the files tab for the product at HobbyKing. I connected the GPS to Serial 2, and the flashing LED


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PAc3R
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Great Board. Using Multiwii Dev, and The AdruCoper Firm. Position hold, works... ok. for the price who cares!! Pressure sensor, old, but will work ok with foam mounted over sensor.


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Flies very well with the MWC 2.1 sketch. Other are trying MPNG and are close to success ...


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today i had my first flight with this board! I have megapirate on it and its working fine:) will try to make som video soon.


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