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ccrawford
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I'm trying to use a pro micro clone. It sure seems to be identical (same chip, same layout and pins, same everything) as the SparkFun version. This one is 5v, 16Mhz. Here's a link: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemVersion&item=201690583056&view=all&tid=1453253614010

When first plugged in, the Micro was not recognized by the Connector. I used AVRDude to write the mobiflight_micro_1_1_0.hex file to the board. There were no errors, and the Micro now shows up in the Connector. Great! But when I try to write the configuration to the device, it doesn't seem to work. This is what I see in the logs:

1/6/2017 4:39:10 PM: Error on Uploading.
1/6/2017 4:39:07 PM: Uploading config: 4.14.16.10.15.1.COM1Disp:1.4.encClick:2.3.5.Encoder:
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: Error on config execution. ComRadioDisplay. Error on writing values to Display Module. Please review your config.
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: Preventing entering EnergySaving Mode: KeepAlive!
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: ExecutionManager.AutoConnectStart:Started auto connect timer
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: ExecutionManager.AutoConnectStart:Started auto connect timer
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: ExecutionManager.TestModeStop:Stopped test timer
1/6/2017 4:38:49 PM: MobiflightModule.connect: Connected to Default at COM12
1/6/2017 4:38:48 PM: No updates necessary. Your version: 7.1.3.0, Latest version: 7.1.3
1/6/2017 4:38:48 PM: Checking for updates
1/6/2017 4:38:48 PM: MobiflightModule.disconnect: Disconnected MobiFlight Micro at COM12
1/6/2017 4:38:48 PM: MobiflightModule.connect: Connected to Default at COM12
1/6/2017 4:38:48 PM: MainForm() : Logger initialized Info

During the upload, the Micro's built-in LED blinks three times, so I'm fairly confident it's connected.

I'm using Windows 10. I have a bunch of these Micros around (love them for their USB joystick capabilities). I'll order a Mega today, unless someone has a suggestion on how to make this micro work. Is there just not enough memory in them now?

Thanks!

--Chris
2017-01-06 23:43
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DocMoebiuz
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From: NW of KPWK, United States
Posts: 1477
Hi Chris,

I honestly have to admit that I was not testing with Micro anymore. Give me some time to figure out what the problem is. I will check right now.
Have a great day!
Sebastian

MobiFlight - Simply build your own home cockpit for your favorite flight sim - MSFS2020, FSX, Prepar3D (FSUIPC), X-Plane (XPUIPC)
2017-01-07 18:52
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DocMoebiuz
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From: NW of KPWK, United States
Posts: 1477
Hi Chris,

I think I got some good news here - I tested with the new arduino IDE and the avrdude settings and the complete MobiFlight firmware now fits onto the MicroPro (including steppers and servos).

That means that also Arduino Uno can be supported easily.

So please stay patient a couple of days more to allow me some more testing.
Have a great day!
Sebastian

MobiFlight - Simply build your own home cockpit for your favorite flight sim - MSFS2020, FSX, Prepar3D (FSUIPC), X-Plane (XPUIPC)
2017-01-09 07:13
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ccrawford
Posts: 5
That is great news! Thank you. I'll watch for an updated release.

I've done a bit of .NET, Arduino programming, and circuit building over the years, and discovered your site when I was researching. I've just finished a stand-alone FSX radio using C# and Arduino with FSUIPC. The amount of configurability you have put into MobiFlight is impressive! If you open source the project, let me know.

--Chris
2017-01-09 15:08
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DocMoebiuz
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From: NW of KPWK, United States
Posts: 1477
Hi Chris,

you can have access to repository - just let me know.

I tested the Pro Micro now driving the stepper too... it works like a charm!
I will release a new version during the weekend.
Have a great day!
Sebastian

MobiFlight - Simply build your own home cockpit for your favorite flight sim - MSFS2020, FSX, Prepar3D (FSUIPC), X-Plane (XPUIPC)
2017-01-11 04:07
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albeagle
From: Kosovo
Posts: 118
This is really great news :w00t::thumbup:

Regards
AlbEagle
Regards
AlbEagle

http://flyingforfun.weebly.com/cessna-172-cockpit.html
2017-01-11 13:48
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