SIK radio help

Morning folks. I need some help with my SIK radios please.

Firmware is your latest image

So to start off. I connect via UDP in mission planner. No problem.

Using Mission Planner /initial settings/SIK Radio/ Load settings I can confirm that the radio settings are identical

The SIK radio on the Navio is plugged in to the bottom left USB port on the PI when looking at the USB ports.

My Serial0 Baud settings are set to 1 for Mavlink and Baud of 57000

HOw ever when trying to connect via the SIK radions in mission planner VIA com 4 and baud rate of 57000 I get a time out message.

The SIK radios are the V2 versions with a mini USB port and I am using a regular USB to Mini USB cable

I am using the following in on the raspberry pi

TELEM1="-A udp:##########:14550"
#TELEM2="-C /dev/ttyUSB0"

What can I do to fix this

update your remote device to latest firmware (sik v1.9)
your seems to be sik 1.7!

OK so I updated both devices to 1.9 changed the sudo nano /etc/default/arduplane/
#TELEM2="-C /dev/ttyUSB0"

When connecting trying to connect via mission planner I set the connection parameters to com 6 and baud rate to 57600.

When clicking the connect button I can see the connection icon going green but then get the Time out error

Do you connect your SiK radio over USB?

Yes sir

Could you please disconnect your radio from the Raspberry Pi, then connect it again and run dmesg | tail?

pi@ Navio2:~ $ dmesg | tail
[  162.989614] ftdi_sio 1-1.3:1.0: device disconnected
[  167.829809] usb 1-1.3: new full-speed USB device number 5 using dwc_otg
[  167.957363] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=0403, idProduct=6015
[  167.957377] usb 1-1.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[  167.957385] usb 1-1.3: Product: FT230X Basic UART
[  167.957392] usb 1-1.3: Manufacturer: FTDI
[  167.957399] usb 1-1.3: SerialNumber: DA00BJ6P
[  167.965298] ftdi_sio 1-1.3:1.0: FTDI USB Serial Device converter detected
[  167.965444] usb 1-1.3: Detected FT-X
[  167.966239] usb 1-1.3: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now attached to ttyUSB0```

Could you please sudo systemctl stop arducopter and then sudo arducopter -C /dev/ttyUSB0 and see if MP connects?

it is connecting like that

I guess you can now try the same with sudo systemctl start arducopter. This should work.

ok do i need to stop arduplane again or just type in that command ?

You need to stop it.

Nope same result. Time out

This is very strange. What are you trying to launch? ArduCopter or ArduPlane? If you want to launch the latter you need to modify the /etc/default/arduplane.

just a question…i am doing this from ssh…do i need to log in to the PI itself

arduplane. I modified everything to say arduplane as per your previous insturctions

  1. Verify that /etc/default/arduplane has -C /dev/ttyUSB0
  2. sudo systemctl daemon-reload
  3. sudo systemctl stop arducopter in case you had launch arducopter
  4. sudo systemctl start arduplane
  5. Post the output of sudo journalctl -u arduplane here, please
TELEM1="-A udp:"
#TELEM2="-C /dev/ttyUSB0"

The config seems to be alright.

Please proceed with the instructions above.

sorry dont know why its pasting in bold capital letters

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