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doc:lps:toda3 [2018-08-22 14:44]
kristoffer
doc:lps:toda3 [2018-10-31 18:21]
kristoffer
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 ====== TDoA 3 set up ====== ====== TDoA 3 set up ======
  
-<WRAP center round tip 80%> +TDoA 3 is part of the official ​Crazyflie ​and LPS Node firmware ​releases since 2018.10.
-**NOTE** +
-The TDoA3 mode is experimental. The protocol and implementation might change but is fairly stable. +
-</​WRAP>​ +
- +
-===== Compile and flash ===== +
- +
-To try it out you will have to do the following:​ +
- +
-==== The Crazyflie ​==== +
- +
-  * Get the latest source code for the firmware ​from [[https://​github.com/​bitcraze/​crazyflie-firmware]]. Make sure the git submodules are updated +
-  * Flash the Crazyflie with ''​make cload''​ script.+
  
 The Crazyflie will automatically detect that the positioning system is using TDoA3 and switch to the correct mode. The Crazyflie will automatically detect that the positioning system is using TDoA3 and switch to the correct mode.
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 ==== The LPS Nodes ==== ==== The LPS Nodes ====
  
-  * Get the latests source code for the firmware from [[https://​github.com/​bitcraze/​lps-node-firmware]]. Make sure the git submodules are updated 
-  * Compile 
-  * Flash the nodes using ''​make dfu''​ 
   * Configure the Nodes as anchors, and set the mode to TDoA 3   * Configure the Nodes as anchors, and set the mode to TDoA 3
   * Set anchor positions, see below.   * Set anchor positions, see below.
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 ===== Setting anchor positions ===== ===== Setting anchor positions =====
  
-Anchor positions can be set by the python client ​but it only supports ids 0-7. If you want to use more anchors there is a tool that can be used in the lps-node-firmware repo. +Anchor positions can be set by the python client ​or the tool in the lps-node-firmware repo. 
- +You might have to move the Crazyflie close to all anchors to transfer the positions ​from the Crazyflie. ​
-The tool uses a Crazyflie as a bridge ​to transmit UWB messages to the anchors. When it is started it transmits positions for all anchors over and over, +
- +
-  * Create a file with your anchor positions, see tools/​lpp/​positions_example.yaml +
-  * Start the Crazyflie +
-  * Pipe the position file into the tool using the URI of your copter ''​cat my_position_file.yaml | python3 tools/​lpp/​set_positions.py radio://​0/​80/​2M/​E7E7E7E7E7''​ +
-  * Move the Crazyflie close to all anchors to transfer the positions+
  
 ===== Sniffing ===== ===== Sniffing =====
  
-If an anchor is configured to act as a sniffer, it can be used to listen to the UWB messages in the system. To set an anchor to sniffer mode, connect via USB.+If an anchor is configured to act as a sniffer, it can be used to listen to the UWB messages in the system. To set an anchor to sniffer mode, connect via USB and configure it to sniffer mode.
  
 ==== Basic sniffing ==== ==== Basic sniffing ====
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 Recompile the Crazyflie firmware using the LPS_2D_POSITION_HEIGHT compile flag set to the desired Z. Recompile the Crazyflie firmware using the LPS_2D_POSITION_HEIGHT compile flag set to the desired Z.
-For instance ''​make "​EXTRA_CFLAGS=-DLPS_TDOA_USE_V3 -DLPS_TDOA_ENABLE ​-DLPS_2D_POSITION_HEIGHT=1.2"''​ if the tag will be located at 1.2 meters height.+For instance ''​make "​EXTRA_CFLAGS=-DLPS_2D_POSITION_HEIGHT=1.2"''​ if the tag will be located at 1.2 meters height.
  
 ===== Longer range and lower bitrate ===== ===== Longer range and lower bitrate =====
 +
 +Note: this is experimental functionality that is not fully tested or might not work as expected.
  
 In this mode the UWB bitrate is lower and the data of messages can be read at a longer distance. The packet rate will be reduced though. In this mode the UWB bitrate is lower and the data of messages can be read at a longer distance. The packet rate will be reduced though.
  
-Recompile ​both Crazyflie ​and anchors ​with the LPS_LONGER_RANGE compile flag.+Recompile ​the Crazyflie ​firmware ​with the LPS_LONGER_RANGE compile flag.
  
-Example: ''​make "​EXTRA_CFLAGS=-DLPS_TDOA_USE_V3 -DLPS_TDOA_ENABLE ​-DLPS_LONGER_RANGE"''​+Example: ''​make "​EXTRA_CFLAGS=-DLPS_LONGER_RANGE"''​ 
 + 
 +There is a setting for the bitrate in the Anchor configuration when connecting using USB.
  
 ===== Longer preamble ===== ===== Longer preamble =====
 +
 +Note: this is experimental functionality that is not fully tested or might not work as expected.
  
 It is possible to use a longer preamble, this will also reduce packet rate. There is no compile flag for this setting, it requires some code modifications in the Crazyflie and the anchors. It is possible to use a longer preamble, this will also reduce packet rate. There is no compile flag for this setting, it requires some code modifications in the Crazyflie and the anchors.
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 ==== The LPS Nodes ==== ==== The LPS Nodes ====
  
-  * Find the src/uwb.c file +  * There is a configuration setting for the preamble length
-  * Locate the call to dwEnableMode() +
-  * Change the second argument to MODE_LONGDATA_MID_ACCURACY +
-  * Find the src/​uwb_tdoa_anchor3.c file +
-  * Locate the line where PREAMBLE_LENGTH_S is defined +
-  * Change it to 1024 bits: #define PREAMBLE_LENGTH_S ( 1024 * 1017.63e-9 ) +
-  * Compile and flash +
  
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