Tests

Here's are some initial non scientific test results of the prototype. Sidenote: I had some fun testing these outside at night, everytime a car drove past I triggered the strobe, instant brake lights, hehe (The use of speed cameras are notorious here in Western Australia). The Unit, both the master and slave are identical, personality … Continue reading Tests

In the Wild

StrobIt & DIY Triggrs seen in the Wild By Jan: http://www.flickr.com/groups/strobist/discuss/72157604849899233/ By Psinewave: http://www.flickr.com/groups/strobist/discuss/72157605520115509/ By JKingdon http://www.flickr.com/photos/74697159@N00/2909870514/ (Very Cool - Trigger and Remotely set power levels of up to 4 flashes) By Till Hamburg http://code.google.com/p/strobist-project-opensource-trigger/ Nokia LCD and power control of remote strobes

Protocol

Protocol: Full Detail can be found here on the wiki - http://wiki.everythingrobotics.com/index.php?title=Draft_Proposal The trigger packet transmitted is 7 bytes long.  Preamble(3 bytes), Sync(2 bytes), trigger command (1 byte) and CRC byte. The Preamble is used by the the RF module to tune the Receiver. The Sync word is used by the RF modules receiver circuit to … Continue reading Protocol

Firmware

Firmware Details: At the moment it’s pretty basic, but works!  Source is available via SVN (see download page) The mode is set at powerup by pressing the manual trigger button. If pressed then mode is set to Master, default powerup is in slave mode (i.e.. do nothing). Master mode is identified by a single flash … Continue reading Firmware