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VESC 6.0 Data Logging?

Hello,
I am trying to find the best way to log the info from my two vesc six controllers. What do you guys recommend?
Thanks!

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Either using an Arduino with a SD Card breakboard, or a MODIFIED app with bluetooth.
metr.at app seems to work with the latest beta (hexacopter can tell you a bit more about this one).
Ackmaniac's app "VESC Monitor" is also now compatible (but not tested yet).

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Hi Josh,

Since the last Update (1.6.2) of the metr.at App it works very good. You only have to change the tx and rx Pin.
https://youtu.be/IlUW_rRT6Jc

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Always worth tossing in the tried/true Eagletree datalogger v4. Simple inline, and can add sensors for temp/rpm/etc. etc.

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Thanks for the replies guys. I will try out some of the apps. 

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FYI, I did the beta testing of Ackmaniac's update for VESC 6 compatibility.

After some corrections, it works great now (Android only, but no need of special BT module).

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I noticed that the communication protocol changed (a little), has anyone a description / example on how to implement the latest version so I can update my Matlab code?

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Check RollingGecko Arduino library, branch VESC 6 :

https://github.com/RollingGecko/VescUartControl/tree/VESC6

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I finally re-worked my Eagle Tree v4 eLogger. Didn't like the unwieldy wires, so eliminated them. Now a simple XT90 in/out and much easier to drop inline to test a setup:
https://goo.gl/zVovUj

And some testing on my guest board, and GF's Vanguard i built for her:
https://goo.gl/Y6ou4z
https://goo.gl/bYowz1

Great info to know - a couple good hills around my house, one longer ride and one quick ride on her board. See consistently around 46-51A peak load. Both single setups and will test next with dual and VESC Six to compare.

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Hi, 

Can anyone tell me how can I log data from VESC tool to my computer in excel file or something like that ? I would like to process and analyze the data like motor current, battery current, torque ,etc? Is there any script or software available online? I am using a Ubuntu 18.04 OS.

Thank You