***NEW***MiruMod Wifi-Less Mod Kit and more

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CptKirk
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Re: ***NEW***MiruMod Wifi-Less Mod Kit and more

Post by CptKirk » 27 Nov 2017, 21:23

G'day

I bought an Ultra compact MiruMod XR-4Drone v2 Mirumod board from XR-4Drone.
http://www.shop.xr-4drone.com/New-Ultra ... -XR4-2.htm

I followed the manual and have the drone flying with a DX6i Spektrum.
It bound, installed and works well on my power edition Ar 2.0

The board is supposed to update using sketches to modify flight and video recording by using the configurator parameters found here.
http://mirumod.net/tools/sketch_configurator.php

I've followed all instructions but cannot upload a sketch to the board. The vendor posted a video showing the update procedure here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49MsnELcNbM

I get a port busy error or controller not responding failure depending on what board I select in the Arduino programming software found here. Using laptop with Windows 7. Have also tried older versions of the Arduino editor.
https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Sofware

I can view the controller parameters in setup mode using hyperterminal which means the port is open and working but not functioning for sketch upload.

I've attached some screenshots of a failed upload attempt. If you have any idea what may be going wrong please feel free to share your wisdom.

The mod works fine including fail safe. The drone flys in all 4 modes and is a great improvement over Android control.

Thanks and cheers all.
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Re: ***NEW***MiruMod Wifi-Less Mod Kit and more

Post by CptKirk » 27 Nov 2017, 22:55

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Re: ***NEW***MiruMod Wifi-Less Mod Kit and more

Post by CptKirk » 29 Nov 2017, 16:31

Problem solved
I uninstalled the FTDI drivers.
Windows then returned and unknown device
Pointed unknown device driver update to the drivers file (not ftdi drivers file) in the Arduino 1.0.5r2 extracted folder
Driver updated
Ran Arduino 1.0.5r2
The board now uploads as it should.

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