ERSKY9x Questions

ersky9x is a port of er9x for use on the sky9x board.
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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by MikeB » Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:17 pm

I haven't got a bootloader written for the Horus yet, so you do need to use a DFU method to flash it.
Because there is no bootloader, eepskye cannot access the SD card over the USB (yet).
There is no EEPROM on the Horus, so all the radio settings and models are on the SD card.

I'm working on getting a bootloader available.

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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by QuarX » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:29 pm

Thanks, Mike
I understand that the Horus version is very recent. I have created several models manually to be able to do some tests.
I was able to see the RADIO folder on the SD card.
Is there a way to manipulate the .bin files inside with the eePskye? I get a wrong size error.
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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by MikeB » Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:48 pm

I'm working on some of this. I've just got the model BACKUP and RESTORE working. When you do a BACKUP, it writes a .eepm file to the SD card, and a RESTORE imports a .eepm file into an empty model slot.
eepskye can import and export .eepm files, so (once I post updated firmware) it should be possible to:
Backup a model.
Take the SD card and put it on the PC.
Run eepskye and import the .eepm file, and then edit it.
Export the model back to the .eepm file.
Put the SD card back in the radio.
RESTORE the edited .eepm file into an empty model slot (or delete the original model and import into that slot.

Far from ideal, but a first method for the Horus.
I'll look to see if I can get a bootloader written, the firmware has a "placeholder" for it, I just need to pull all the code together.

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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by jhsa » Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:23 pm

jhsa wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:32 am
Mike, my 9xtreme radio fell down from my computer desk last night :(
Now when I turn it ON it flashes red twice before it turns ON. Then the first character of the model name is always flashing..

Any idea of what might be happening? The radio seems to still work..

Thanks

João
I have just repaired my radio. Well, at the moment it is working fine.
As I started to work on it, after I opened the case, I couldn't move the board, it was well held in place. I unscrewed it a bit, moved it a little, and tightened it again. It worked, but a while after the serial communication with the 9x mainboard broke again. :( So, I knew that the board moving could not be the main problem..
I then removed the board and cleaned the 9x mainboard pads with alcohol. I also verified that the pogo pins's springs were working properly. Assembled the radio, and even after hitting it hard, it doesn't lose the serial communication anymore, so I guess all might be good now, but need testing before flying my models with this radio again. This is my main radio at the moment.

I believe this problem happening wasn't just a direct consequence of the radio falling to the floor. I think it just showed the real problem.
Since the beginning that I suspected that sooner or later the pogo pins system will give us problems. The 9x mainboard's pads also get dirty and oxidize over time.
I guess I should have kept to my original plan of removing the pins and solder wires in their place. If this ever happens again, that is what I will do.

Good that we have a backup. Thanks a lot Mike..

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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by DGHallal » Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:41 am

Hello, I hope someone can help me. I have a built a Powered Paraglider and am having trouble getting a full servo throw for the aileron function. I have done a curve for the brakes and get the full (180 degree) throw on the two servos for them, and have the aileron to only work half of the aileron curve so only one servo is pulling one side of the parachute at a time. I just can’t seem to wrap my head around how to do the curve to get the full 180 throw for the ailerons. Any suggestions? I have posted a video of it functioning and a picture of the mix I’ve used. It’s on the RC Groups forum in the aircraft-exotic-and-special-interest-358/Paraglider forum. Here’s the link to the page.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthr ... r-a-9xrPro


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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by MikeB » Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:51 pm

I think you need to post what the curves are.
I would note that, from the RCGroups post, if you have full elevator applied, then there would be no servo movement if you then apply aileron.

With a delta, it is normal to use half the available movement for each of elevator and aileron so both always function.

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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by OctavioS » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:33 pm

Hi all, where do i place the ersky9x apps? SD root or specific folder? thx
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Re: ERSKY9x Questions

Post by MikeB » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:37 pm

In an "apps" folder (from the root).

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