Re: [tracker2] Re: T2, T3, and OTUSB beta firmware updated
- LCD output isn't enabled in the present builds. I'll get back to that
when I have time.
Sounds like maybe you're having serial comm problems. Does disabling
turbo mode make any difference?
On 2/7/2013 2:55 PM, larry wrote:
> I had to try quite a few times to get build 56330 to load in OT2M.
> Finally had some success when I had it use the present settings instead
> of defaults - wouldn't load that way.
> I haven't had time to try it yet - but will the LCD display work with
> this new build ?
> I also noticed in the config program temperature shows minus 460 degrees
> . The green RX LED stays on when exiting config program either way if
> software decode is selected or not.
> I just looked at findu and I see it reported 70F 31F in the status.
> Larry WT9M
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Scott Miller wrote:
> > New beta releases are up (build 56330) for all three products. Fixes
> > include:
> > All: Power relay now switches off after APRS message packets
> > OTUSB: Fixed interrupt glitch that could cause constant resetting on
> > power-up in some circumstances.
> > T3: Now enters low-power mode when not connected via USB. Supports
> > DS18B20 for EXTTEMP command.
> > T3-301: Fixed bug causing excessive power consumption in some
> > configurations.
> > This is a particularly significant update for the T3-301. If you have a
> > T3-301 somewhere where it's easily accessible, this update is strongly
> > recommended. This update can reduce current draw by 20 mA, on top of
> > the new power save features.
> > All T3 models now enable a low-power mode when USB is disconnected.
> > (The OTUSB has always had a similar low-power mode, but a flaw in the
> > Coldfire chip used in the T3 keeps USB from working properly in this
> > If you're using a radio with a squelch signal available (including the
> > T3-301) you can enable EXTSQL and the demodulator will shut down when no
> > signal is present, to save power. With USB off and the demodulator shut
> > down, the T3's current draw is down to about 34 mA at idle.
> > Scott