A Castle Link Live protocol converter for Electronic Speed Controler (ESC)

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A Castle Link Live protocol converter for Electronic Speed Controler (ESC)

Postby alex31 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:53 pm

I have done that job for the lab where I work, it's probably not of great interest for this community, but we never know :-)


ESC of brand Castle Creation are able to send back telemetry data
(rpm, temperature, current, etc etc) using a protocol named Castle
Link Live.

Castle Creation used to sell a protocol converter called castle serial
link, but it is unfortunately difficult to find.

freeCLL use a cheap and available devboard named NUCLEOL432 to do
roughly the same job : connect a ESC to a computer with USB, be
able to control power, and to get back parameters from the ESC.

https://github.com/alex31/freeCLL/tree/stable

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Re: A Castle Link Live protocol converter for Electronic Speed Controler (ESC)

Postby Polux » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:36 am

Hi,

Is the ESC2 wiring correct in this drawing ??? :https://github.com/alex31/freeCLL/blob/stable/DOC/soldering.pdf
Black and yellow are correct on the Nucleo board. But on ESC2 connector, yellow is soldered on GND, and black on Signal.

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Re: A Castle Link Live protocol converter for Electronic Speed Controler (ESC)

Postby alex31 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:19 am

Hi,

Is the ESC2 wiring correct in this drawing ??? :https://github.com/alex31/freeCLL/blob/stable/DOC/soldering.pdf
Black and yellow are correct on the Nucleo board. But on ESC2 connector, yellow is soldered on GND, and black on Signal.


You are right, the drawing is wrong, the label on ESC2 are inverted, I'll ask the electronic guy of the team to fix it asap !

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Re: A Castle Link Live protocol converter for Electronic Speed Controler (ESC)

Postby alex31 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:15 pm

fixed


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