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How to use your firmware

The following guides have been created by the community to help you get to grips with your radio.

opentx

openTx videos for the 9x radio

* OpenTx Video Guide (Aug 25, 2012)
* Video guide for using 9x/9xr as a trainer radio (Jan 26, 2013)
* OpenTX or Open9x for Turnigy9x or FlySky9x Transmitters (May 17, 2013)

openTx videos for the 9XR radio

* Follow along as cpo learns how to use his 9XR and OpenTX. While the first few videos do have a focus on the 9XR, 
  most of the principles regarding OpenTX and Companion9X will transfer to other radios using the same firmware. 

* Turnigy 9XR and OpenTX (Companion9x) : Part One (Nov 13, 2013)
* Turnigy 9XR and OpenTX (Companion9x) : Part Two (Nov 15, 2013)
* Turnigy 9XR and OpenTX (Companion9x) : Part Three (Nov 17, 2013)
* Variable Rates in OpenTX (Companion9x) : Part Four of the 9XR Series (Nov 17, 2013)
* Turnigy 9XR OpenTX Add or Delete Lines in Sticks Screen in Transmitter (Nov 20, 2013)
* OpenTX for Beginners - Sticks and Mixer (Nov 21, 2013)

opentx videos for the frsky taranis radio

* Basic FrSky Taranis Telemetry : A1 and A2 Voltage and Telemetry Screens Feb 16, 2014)
* FrSky Taranis X9D How To: Bind Two X8R's together to get 16 Channels
* OpenTX for Beginners - Sticks and Mixer (Nov 21, 2013)
   ** TOC @ http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26723305&postcount=2
* SmartPort Sensors: Lipo - Current - Voltage - Vario (Nov 20, 2013)
* Logging Telemetry and Transmitter Controls with FrSky Taranis  (Nov 18, 2013)
* Taranis OpenTX Elevon Mixing (Sept 22, 2013)
* Taranis Failsafe (August 22, 2013)
* Taranis: Binding with External Module (Aug 8, 2013)
* Taranis/OpenTX Mixing Tutorial (Aug 7, 2013)
* Taranis: Binding (Aug 7, 2013)
* Taranis Stick Adjustment (July 29, 2013)
* FrSky Taranis Transmitter (only) to set up 6ch model with extras (Nov 14, 2013)
   ** TOC @ http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26723334&postcount=3
* Binding Receivers with the FrSky Taranis (Nov 7, 2013)
* Two more examples of flapperon mixes for OpenTX on the FrSky Taranis (Nov 1, 2013)
* Frsky Taranis - OpenTX - Guided tour of the process of creating a Flaperon mix (Oct 31, 2013)
* FrSky Taranis Cross Trims, Servo delays, Snap Roll, & Copy and paste  (Oct 23, 2013)
* Basics of Curves and Tricks with Mixes in OpenTx for Taranis (Ot 21, 2013)
* Taranis Audio Updated - Making Voice and Converting Music (Oct 16, 2013)
* FrSky Taranis: Rates, Mixes, and a little bit of pixel dust (Oct 10, 2013)
* Custom Functions - Some Meat and Potatoes (Oct 7, 2013)
* Programming Taranis with C9x for Simple mix, rates, and expo  (Oct 4, 2013)
* FrSky Taranis Gimbal Replacement Demonstration (Sept 13, 2013)
* Getting Started with OpenTx Sound and custom Switches on FrSky Taranis (July 2, 2013)
* What to do first when you get your FrSky Taranis - a little of this and a little of that (July 2, 2013)
* Inside the FrSky Taranis -- a First look (May 31, 2013)
* Taranis 5 Ch Mix with Rudder and aileron mix (May 15. 2013)
* Preparing audio files for OpenTx and the Taranis using audacity (somewhat outdated) (May 10,2013)
* FrSky TARANIS general settings set in the TX in more detail (May 8, 2013)
* Download calibrated Taranis settings, create new model and upload new model with all calibration (May 2, 2013)
* Looking over CompanionTX - Take 2 - the companion program for FrSKY Taranis (April 11, 2013)
* Freesky Taranis Preferences (April 6, 2013)
* EEPROM - Model setups and general setup files reading and writing (April 6, 2013)

opentx general videos

* OpenTX Sound Demonstration (May 7, 2013)

er9x

* Lesson One
* Lesson Two
* Lesson Three
* Lesson Four

PC software to manage your radio

companion9x

* companion9x Video Guide (Sept 4, 1012)
* Companion9x Configuration Wizard (April 7, 2013)
* EEPROM - Model setups and general setup files reading and writing (April 6, 2013)
* Freesky Taranis Preferences (April 6, 2013)

Hardware Mods

Wiring up your 9X radio for flashing

* Part 1 - How to Hard-wire your 9x Tx
* Part 2 - How to Hard-wire your 9x Tx
* Part 3 - How to Hard-wire your 9x Tx

Er9x "Whats Inside" Videos [This is the section where the videos for Calibration, User settings, Timer setting, Backlight Settings etc]

* ER9x - How to calibrate your Sticks and Pots 
* ER9x - How to set up your TX with PhoenixRcV3 Simulator using Eepe 
* ER9x - How to... Your Backlight settings and how they work (HK BAcklight Kits installed and Mosfet Mod  Must be completed to get this to work)
* How to change mode from Mode 2 to Mode 1
* 9x TX - How to ... Do the Trainer port resistor mod 
* ER9x - How to Install a Hobby King backlight kit & how to modify the HK PCB for ON off Function - By Richard Mrazek
* Here is the actual link for the photos and guide for you
Special note about the Mosfet Mod Video (Above). 
If you are using a 2N7000 Mosfet then you must reverse the outer legs to the video as they are internally different to the Mosfet BS170
The Middle leg does the same job on both 2N7000 and BS170 Mosfet -GATE - 
* Navigating your Menus - The Six Main Menus and how to set up your Basic Configuration and General Settings - Coming soon
* Calibrating your Battery (for modified battery configurations) - How to Calibrate your Battery settings & Low Bat Settings - Coming soon

Flashing the 9X Radio

How to Flash..... Any firmware to open9x

* How to Flash your radio to open9x using companion9x (Jan 8, 2013)

How To Flash..... 9x Stock Firmware to ER9x

* How to Flash your 9x Radio to Er9x with Eepe In Less than 2 Minutes  
* How to Flash your 9x Radio to Er9x with Companion 9x
* How to Flash your 9x Radio to Er9x with AVR8 Burn-O-Mat


How to Flash... ER9x to Stock 9x

* Flashing the 9X back to Original Firmware using Eepe  
* Flashing the 9X back to Original Firmware using Companion9x- Coming soon
* Flashing the 9X back to Original Firmware using AVr8 Burn-O-Mat- Coming soon

Credits

These videos have been created by members of the community.

Shane Weastell (AKA Westy)

Kjell Kernen (AKA Dvogonen)

Scott Page

Chris Poldervaart (AKA cpo)