PIDFLIGHT LAP

Already own a VTx lap timing device

PIDflight Lap supports compatible lap timing devices such as the EasyRaceLapTimer PocketEdition and Chorus RF Lap Timer.

What you need:

  • Compatible lap timing device
  • PIDflight Lap Android app

Let’s get started!

FIRMWARE

The PIDflight Lap firmware is available for the original PIDflight Lap schematic, EasyRaceLapTimer PocketEdition and Chorus RF Lap Timer.

PIDflight Lap

Please use this firmware if you are using the original PIDflight PCB or have built your own using the published PIDflight schematic.

Please note the Bluetooth TX/RX must be disconnected from the Arduino Nano to flash the firmware successfully.

FirmwareVersionStatusNotes
Firmware 2.2.02.2.0Stable RecommendedMulti-pilot support for dedicated lap timers.
Firmware 2.5.02.5.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers.
Firmware 2.6.02.6.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.
Firmware 2.7.0 (4VT)
Firmware 2.7.0 (2VT)
2.7.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.

* 4VT: Four virtual timers available
* 2VT: Two virtual timers available

EasyRaceLapTimer PocketEdition

Please use this firmware if you are using an EasyRaceLapTimer PocketEdition or a PCB based on the same schematic.

  • Bluetooth software serial on D6 (RX) and D7 (TX) pins using baud rate 9600.
  • RSSI on A7 pin.
FirmwareVersionStatusNotes
Firmware ERLT 2.2.02.2.0Stable RecommendedMulti-pilot support for dedicated lap timers.
Firmware ERLT 2.5.02.5.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers.
Firmware ERLT 2.6.02.6.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.
Firmware ERLT 2.7.02.7.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.

Chorus RF Lap Timer

Please use this firmware if you have a build based on the Chorus RF Lap Timer schematic.

  • Bluetooth hardware serial on RX and TX using baud rate 115200.
  • RSSI on A3 pin.
  • No buzzer support.
FirmwareVersionStatusNotes
Firmware CHRF 2.2.02.2.0Stable RecommendedMulti-pilot support for dedicated lap timers.
Firmware CHRF 2.5.02.5.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers.
Firmware CHRF 2.6.02.6.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.
Firmware CHRF 2.7.02.7.0ExperimentalMulti-pilot support for dedicated and virtual lap timers with signal strength peak detection.
View README for further instructions.

MULTIPLE PILOTS

Would you like to learn more about multiple pilot support?

Yes

APP

The PIDflight Lap companion app for the PIDflight VTx Lap Timing device and compatible hardware.

  • Premium edition is a yearly subscription of US$3.99 and includes all updates and multiple pilot support.
  • Free edition is limited to display and announce the first three (3) laps for a single (1) lap timing device.

GUI

The PIDflight Lap cross-platform Chrome, Windows, Linux and macOS application is provided free of charge.