Quick start guide

ShikOfTheRa edited this page Jul 24, 2018 · 20 revisions

Installing MWOSD onto your hardware - for standard installations

  • Purchase and download the PC APP
  • Connect OSD via USB and install any drivers necessary
  • Select Com port
  • Click "Flash" Icon
  • Select firmware options from drop down list and click ""Load online hex firmware"
  • Click "Flash FW" button
  • When completed, select correct baud rate:
  • NOTE: Default baud is 115200. For APM/PX4/MAVLINK change to 57600
  • Click "Connect" icon and amend settings as you require
  • OSD will require fonts to be uploaded from GUI. (FONT: Upload button)

Installing MWOSD onto your hardware - for custom installations

  • Download MW OSD source code software zip of your choice.
  • Download Arduino (1.6.5 is build version)
  • Purchase and download the PC APP
  • Connect OSD via USB and install any drivers necessary
  • Open Arduino IDE and configure Arduino Board/Processor/Com port
  • From within Arduino IDE, and browse to / load MWOSD.INO from MW_OSD folder
  • Select config.h tab from within Arduino
  • define OSD Hardware by removing "//" from beginning of line for your HARDWARE
  • define Flight Controller by removing "//" from beginning of line for your CONTROLLER
  • define Aircraft Type by removing "//" from beginning of line for your AIRCRAFT TYPE
  • Click Sketch and Upload from Arduino menu

Configuring MWOSD

  • Select correct com port and baud rate
  • Default baud is 115200. For APM/PX4/MAVLINK it is 57600
  • Connect and amend settings as you require.
  • OSD will require fonts to be uploaded from GUI

Software links

  • MWOSD source code for custom installs is available here
  • MWOSD GUI configurator is available here
  • Arduino IDE is available available here

Arduino IDE should be configured from tools menu as follows:

  • Board = Arduino Pro or Pro Mini
  • Processor = Atmega328((5v,16 MHz)
  • Port = COMX that matches your USB connection to the OSD hardware

NOTE:

  • Not all features are available for all FC or GPS users.
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