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by Nickw58
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Battery Charge LED ?
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Re: Battery Charge LED ?

Hi,

Charged switched off,charging Led did go off. Have always charged it switched on before thinking Arduino needed to be running to track battery charge.

Thanks for the response and help.
by Nickw58
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Battery Charge LED ?
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Battery Charge LED ?

Hi,

Should the Charge LED switch-off when the battery is fully charged ? Mine does not stays lit when ever I connect to USB.
by Nickw58
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: volts.py output problem
Replies: 49
Views: 7520

Re: volts.py output problem

Hi Kevin,

I can confirm I do see the Com led blink.

I have tried altering the i2c delay to various values on both volts.py & rangefinder.py but the outcome is the same.
Sorry not able to help with items 3&4

Regards

Nick
by Nickw58
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: volts.py output problem
Replies: 49
Views: 7520

Re: volts.py output problem

Hi Kevin,

I can confirm I get same result running the rangefinder.py

Rangefinder: Wrong register replied
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Wrong register replied
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Wrong register replied
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by Nickw58
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: volts.py output problem
Replies: 49
Views: 7520

volts.py output problem

Hi,

After some help. When I run the volts.py provided in the democode directory, it gives the following output

Battery Voltage: Wrong register replied
0
Wrong register replied
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Wrong register replied
0

Can anyone suggest why this might be ?

Thanks in advance for any help provided ;-)
by Nickw58
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Spirit Raspberry Pi Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Spirit Raspberry Pi Setup

Hi, Just finished following the instructions to setup the Pi, I came across two issues. 1) Installing the NeoPixel Code failed, reported pyhton.h file missing. After a bit of investigation on the Web I installed Python Dev then re ran the install of rpi_ws281x this the installed clean. I used follow...
by Nickw58
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Unable to Upload
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Unable to Upload

Thank you that worked :D
by Nickw58
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Unable to Upload
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Unable to Upload

Hi, As I've been researching my Upload problem I have seen a number of references to an LED to indicate the Bootloader is good. I see no such LED on the Spirit Rover does anyone know if this LED is on the Spirit ? The only LED's I see active are PWR & COM when unit is on and amber charge LED whe...
by Nickw58
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Unable to Upload
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Re: Unable to Upload

Hi, Thanks for your response I have tried both, i.e Not pressing PWR button before uploading and pressing PWR button then uploading. Outcome the same in both cases. I have Board Selected as Auduino/Genuino Uno within the IDE application, but when I use the 'Get Board Info' it returns 'Unknown Board'...
by Nickw58
Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Spirit Technical Discussion
Topic: Unable to Upload
Replies: 7
Views: 2419

Unable to Upload

Hi, I have my Spirit built and it is happily running the Demo code :D Today I made my first attempt to right very simple code using the Base sketch provided, this complies ok but fails to upload. I have checked the basics, such as checking I can communicate to the Spirit this appears to work via Com...