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Flytrex data interpretation.

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by djscoutmaster, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. djscoutmaster

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    Are there any other programs out there that can be used as a "reader" to interpret the flytrex data that is embedded on the sd card? Besides dashware.
     
  2. brizey

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    are you talking about reading the raw gps or the csv from flytrex?
     
  3. 2trickpony

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    Once you upload your flight to Flytrex you can then export it as a CSV or KML file.
     
  4. djscoutmaster

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    I dont own a flytrex but im considering buying one. i didnt know the output format or csv and kml. Are there any good programs for interpreting this data? so it can be used to troubleshoot problems or have as another data point besides using just for video overlay.
     
  5. 2trickpony

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    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=csv+file
    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=kml+file+google+earth
     
  6. djscoutmaster

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    I am aware of what a csv file is, the KML is new to me. What i was looking for was a program that help to visualize and interpret the data better. Google earth sounds promising... i was think of something more advanced that excell... for csv. the question can something map the datalonging event and replay the information and calculate min/max speeds etc.
     
  7. 2trickpony

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    Have a look at one of my Flytrex flights:
    http://www.flytrex.com/mission/quadcopt ... lee-18280/
    Quite a lot of info presented there and it also looks cool in Google Earth ;)
     
  8. OI Photography

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    Nothing currently exists specifically for mining the data a flytrex produces. I'm sure you could import the csv's in to a database manager and slice it up any way you want.
     
  9. djscoutmaster

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    There is quite a bit of good info. What I'm acually looking for is enought detailed information when I'm troubleshooting a flight to see what happened when i told it to go right 3mins into the flight and it crashed, a replay capability that can show me it went left or up or anything. I'm looking for some pretty granular info. I'm not using mine for fun but have "other investments" so getting lots of data from a flight is very important for troubleshooting and learning more about flying in the future :)
     
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    Just to clarify, the Flytrex does not output CSV by default, it's something that can be produced once the data has been imported into your Flytrex account.
     
  11. ianwood

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuIkzASNac4[/youtube]

    Dashware. Great tool. I use it for car racing.
     
  12. 2trickpony

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    Beautiful setting Ian.
     
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    That Dashware looks the business..... I'll ahve a play with it later... Thanks for the heads-up. :D
     
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    DASHWARE UPDATE

    I have updated the Flytrex Dashware data file to match the most recent data changes by Flytrex.

    •New fields added to mission export: UTC datetime, local datetime, GPS satellites count, air pressure and temperature.

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/163 ... shware.zip
     
  15. bernardb

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    Hi, can I jump in here with a question?

    Is there a way to have the Flight Profile Graph that is generated on the Flytrex.com/Facebook website display the altitude in AGL instead of ASL? Today I only went up 146 feet but looking at the graphical representation it looks like I was cruising along at over 1000 feet. I understand that is it calculating based on atmospheric/density altitude but it would be much more useful for me to view the flight as feet above ground level instead...any help greatly appreciated! :D
     

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