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VK4GHZ Nextion for K3NG Rotator Controller videos

Post by VK4GHZ » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:22 pm

An introduction to the VK4GHZ Nextion for K3NG Rotator Controller;
Part 1 - Basic Az system



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Post by VK4GHZ » Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:27 am

Part 2 - Elevation, Decimals

Part 2 introduces elevation functionality and adds a decimal place to Az & El readings.



https://youtu.be/Hi6T9fxKlEQ
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Post by VK4GHZ » Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:14 pm

Part 3 - Moon Sun Tracking, Help Screens, El Calibration

Part 3 Introduces moon and sun tracking, and discovers context-sensitive help screens. Elevation calibration is also discussed.



https://youtu.be/tO8g4XPoOeM
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Post by VK4GHZ » Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:20 pm

An introduction to the VK4GHZ Nextion HMI touchscreen interface for a K3NG Rotator Controller.

Part 4 introduces satellite tracking, and the process to get the TLEs (keps) into the microcontroller EEPROM.




https://youtu.be/oFZq4j7RhY8

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Post by VK1JA » Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:14 am

Another great video, thanks Adam.

I'm eagerly finishing up my current project so I can start working on the K3NG controller/Nextion display project 8)

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Post by VK4GHZ » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:54 pm

Hi all

VK4GHZ Nextion for K3NG Rotator Controller firmware update v 2020-12-17-01 brings "User Defined Function" buttons for those wanting to experiment with triggering their own custom code.

Sample UDF code snippets;
https://vk4ghz.com/k3ng-rotator-control ... ct-update/

Zipped Nextion .hmi and .tft file downloads;
https://vk4ghz.com/vk4ghz-k3ng-rotator- ... er-system/

A demonstration of a sample UDF, along with an introduction to the VK4GHZ Universal Rotator Controller board can be seen in the latest video;



https://youtu.be/1zuIjArVha8
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Post by VK4GHZ » Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:11 pm

New K3NG Rotator Controller update video.

Adam walks you through a comparison of the new 5.0" Nextion touchscreen vs a familiar 3.5" touchscreen, and it's features.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE_84faDlKs

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Post by VK4GHZ » Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:06 pm



https://youtu.be/lPbwYAm5x2g


New:
Screen Saver Dim To percentage value is user definable on Config page.
Was previously hard-coded to 5%.
Can now be set 0 - 50%.

Fix: (5.0" only)
Wrong default font for navigation buttons (Clock & Grid) being set for virgin EEPROM. Was font 4, should have been font 5

Fix:
Reference to (previously removed) Toggle Center button removed from Caution Calibration help screen.

Fix:
Screens Saver count up value & screen saver value sides swapped on MoonSat & Sat pages as it should have been!

Nextion firmware available from;
https://vk4ghz.com/vk4ghz-k3ng-rotator- ... er-system/
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