Motor Board Firmware Release Notes

Introduction

This page contains all the data relevant to the motor board firmware releases, including new features and fixes.

Contents



Version 5.00 - 17th Dec 2021

Note:

This version is for any motor board using the CY8C28445-24PVXI (half ROM size) part. Functionality is unchanged from V4.01.

For any motor board using the original CYCY8C29466-24PVXI part use 4.01

Version 4.01 - 6th Sept 2021.

New Feature

  • Now able to read and set maximum speed parameter

Improvement

  • I2C read function improved. Now use i2c_transfer from Linux.

Note

  • This version requires build 3.0.0.131 or later of the main radar firmware.

Version 3.07 - 17th June 2021

New Feature

  • None

Improvement

  • Delay after power up before code starts looking for motor_power_en signal, extended from 2 to 5 secs.

Fixes

  • Bug in rotor lock detection algorithm corrected

Version 3.06 - 27th May 2021

New Feature

  • None

Improvement

  • None

Fixes

  • Timeouts added on SPI routine loops. Watchdog re-included.

Version 3.05 - 21th May 2021

New Feature

  • None

Improvement

  • None

Fixes

  • Bug in speed reported over I2C resolved

Version 3.04 - 20th May 2021

New Feature

  • None

Improvement

  • None

Fixes

  • Watchdog removed to remove spurious resets.