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<big><big><big>'''HATIRE HEADTRACK (a little guide)'''</big></big></big>
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[[User:Massima/Howto:Hatire_head_tracker]]
 
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I write this guide to help anyone to use hathire in any sim/game. Let’s start with hw and sw requirements.
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<big>'''HARDWARE:'''</big>
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1. a MPU9250 device preferring a 5V tolerant device, i did not test a 9255;
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[[File:Mpu9250.png|thumb|Mpu9250]]
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2. an arduino board, you can choose any kind but if your MPU works at 3.3V,  you need a board with a 3.3V pin. I use this pro micro board 3.3V and 5V (it runs at 4.68V);
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[[File:Pro-micro.png|thumb|Pro-micro]]
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3. a push button;
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4. i used classic Dupont wires and some Dupont core plus and DuPont plastic shell plug chief.
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Obviously this is not the only way to connect it, see http://edtracker.org.uk/ you could use a breadboard or a PCB. I use wires because i can disassemble it if needed.
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<big>'''SOFTWARE'''</big>
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<big>'''''WINDOWS:'''''</big>
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1. install arduino IDE and drivers for your board;
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2. connect your board and open device manager as amministrator→ ports (right click) → properties → port setting:
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[[File:Win setup.png|thumb|Win setup1]][[File:Win setup2.png|thumb|Win setup2]]
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<big>'''''LINUX:'''''</big>
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1. download the arduino IDE, unpack somewhere;
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2. connect your arduino, open a terminal and type: “lsusb”. You get something like this: 
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''“Bus 003 Device 008: ID 2341:8037 Arduino SA Arduino Micro”. Yours will be different;''
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3. as root create a file in “/etc/udev/rules.d”. Call it “52-arduino.rules”, inside put:
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  ''SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="2341", ATTR{idProduct}=="8037", MODE="0666", GROUP="plugdev", SYMLINK+="arduino arduino_micro"''
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4. IdVendor and idProduct could be different for your board.
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5. Restart udev as root with ''“service udev restart”'';
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<big>'''TRICKS:'''</big>you could have problem flashing the code on board try, while you press load, to reset the board connecting for a while RST with GND (windows and linux), remove modemmanager (linux). Perhaps if arduino IDE doesn’t start you need to  make the main binary executable with ''“chmod +x /path/filename”''(linux).
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Latest revision as of 11:13, 28 March 2020

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