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by Daedalus66
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: ersky9xr
Topic: Model saved when flashing?
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Model saved when flashing?

No, but it’s a really good idea to make a backup in case something goes wrong. I’ve never lost a model when upgrading.

Note that you will need to check each model if the update is from an old version.


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by Daedalus66
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: The Pickled Gnu (The Pub)
Topic: RcGroups in trouble??
Replies: 11
Views: 737

Re: RcGroups in trouble??

No problems with RCGroups using Safari on my iPad. But of course it may have been down when I wasn’t trying.


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by Daedalus66
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: The Pickled Gnu (The Pub)
Topic: RcGroups in trouble??
Replies: 11
Views: 737

Re: RcGroups in trouble??

Yes, I’ve had to go to a regular browser to access RCGroups for a week or two. Tapatalk does work with it (though it’s OK here).


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by Daedalus66
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: ersky9x
Topic: Lemon Telemetry with ErSky9x
Replies: 18
Views: 936

Re: Lemon Telemetry with ErSky9x

You’re quite right. The LM0030 provides only altitude telemetry, not vario. The LM0052 provides both.
by Daedalus66
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: openTx
Topic: I have searched and read and tried for 2 days to get the 9xr pro to work
Replies: 10
Views: 555

Re: I have searched and read and tried for 2 days to get the 9xr pro to work

The 9XR Pro was designed to use ErSky9x. It could at one time use OpenTX as well, but I believe the newer versions of OpenTX are no longer compatible.

ErSky9x will do the job.
by Daedalus66
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Turnigy 9XR PRO radio
Topic: 9XR Pro not being detected in any simulator
Replies: 9
Views: 955

9XR Pro not being detected in any simulator

Phoenix appears to have been discontinued since earlier in 2018. The last version was 5.5. Version 2.5 is several years old. As far as I know, the dongle works only with Phoenix. I have a dongle from version 1 and it still works with version 5. Edit: I’m referring to the Phoenix genuine dongle, not ...
by Daedalus66
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Turnigy 9XR PRO radio
Topic: 9XR Pro not being detected in any simulator
Replies: 9
Views: 955

9XR Pro not being detected in any simulator

Phoenix comes with a dongle for the trainer port that enables your transmitter to plug into the USB port. The dongle provides copy protection.

No dummy transmitter is supplied, though they did used to sell a package of Phoenix with a DX5e.
by Daedalus66
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: Replaced gimbal - now can't enter Bootloader.
Replies: 7
Views: 592

Re: Replaced gimbal - now can't enter Bootloader.

Version 2.0 and later, but I would suggest at least 2.1.19 for a good stable and advanced version. While you’re at it, why not go for 2.2?
by Daedalus66
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: er9x
Topic: Er9x test versions
Replies: 16
Views: 32293

Re: Er9x test versions

See previous post. Please don’t clutter this thread with discussion of other topics.
by Daedalus66
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Taranis X9D & DSMX hack
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Taranis X9D & DSMX hack

The DX4e units were all DSM2/DSMX. There may have been some early DX5e units that were DSM2 only, but from about 2011, with the advent of DSMX, the two transmitters shared the same 6-channel RF section with the DX6i. Since the DX5e is the transmitter supplied, until recently, with the RTF version of...
by Daedalus66
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Taranis X9D & DSMX hack
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Re: Taranis X9D & DSMX hack

Which receiver? The Apprentice S originally had an E-Flite SAFE receiver but now uses an AR636. I do know that the E-Flite receiver did not work with the DM9. This was acknowledged by Spektrum. Does the modified DM9 you have use a DSM2 module from an early DX5e or a DSMX from a later one? It would n...
by Daedalus66
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: FrSky Taranis Special Edition Low RSSI (Crash)
Replies: 6
Views: 550

Re: FrSky Taranis Special Edition Low RSSI (Crash)

I have one of the very first batch of X9Ds sold in North America by Aloft in July 2013. Still going strong after more than five years. I’ve upgraded the sticks but never touched the electronics.

I’ve mostly used it with ErSky9x, though at the moment it’s on OpenTX as I experiment with version 2.2.
by Daedalus66
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: FRSky Horus radio
Topic: HORUS 12s delta wing mixing
Replies: 3
Views: 521

HORUS 12s feta wing mixing

This is what an elevon function looks like: CH1 50 I Ele -50 I Ail CH2 50 I Ele 50 I Ail You may be using different channel order but this is the basic idea. Note that one Ail input is negative and the other positive. Note also the 50% weights to prevent overdriving the servos when both Ail and Ele ...
by Daedalus66
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: er9x
Topic: Where's the er9x wiki?
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Where's the er9x wiki?

What specifically are you looking for? For most purposes, the manual should do everything you need. Since all the attention has shifted from ER9X to the more advanced transmitters using ErSky9X, the 2015 manual remains essentially up to date (I.e., actual [emoji3] ) (except, as João says, with respe...
by Daedalus66
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: openTx
Topic: Lua script for automatic trims
Replies: 23
Views: 1059

Re: Lua script for automatic trims

Instant Trim works well and doesn’t require critical timing. It just requires you to hold the stick(s) so the models flies level and then throw the switch. It’s easiest with a fixed wing model flown in mode 2 because mainly you’re focused on the right stick. With other modes and types of model, the ...
by Daedalus66
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: master/slave with two taranis
Replies: 7
Views: 740

master/slave with two taranis

More of an issue, I think, is that as a longtime instructor I wouldn’t trust the majority of students with the responsibility of relinquishing control when they get into trouble. I consider it mandatory to have the decision to take over squarely in the hands of the instructor. Even then, we don’t al...
by Daedalus66
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: th9x
Topic: turnigy 9x set, with IA8 afhds 2A rx
Replies: 3
Views: 979

turnigy 9x set, with IA8 afhds 2A rx

This I think is what you are referring to. Please provide the link next time. https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-9x-9ch-transmitter-w-module-ia8-receiver-mode-2-afdhs-2a-system.html?___store=en_us Reprogramming requires a suitable programmer. EDIT It appears that the new transmitter with 2a protoco...
by Daedalus66
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Who's got time for a noob? 9XR & 9XR Pro
Replies: 4
Views: 1297

Re: Who's got time for a noob? 9XR & 9XR Pro

The 9XR uses ER9X firmware, while the 9XR Pro has a more powerful processor and uses ErSky9x. The two systems are closely related and most of what applies to one works with the other, but they are not interchangeable. For a broad understanding of how the firmware works, download the ER9X manual: htt...
by Daedalus66
Fri May 25, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: S6R dont move my servo
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: S6R dont move my servo

You must go through the self-check process.
http://rcdiy.ca/sxr-setup-s6r-s8r/#Self ... alibration
by Daedalus66
Fri May 18, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: openTx
Topic: OpenTX 2.2 as Slave how to setup
Replies: 13
Views: 1542

Re: OpenTX 2.2 as Slave how to setup

Thank you. Very good set of instructions.
by Daedalus66
Thu May 17, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: openTx
Topic: OpenTX 2.2 as Slave how to setup
Replies: 13
Views: 1542

Re: OpenTX 2.2 as Slave how to setup

The above link doesn’t seem to work.
by Daedalus66
Wed May 09, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Newcomer to Taranis and OpenTX. How do I set up Trainer?
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Newcomer to Taranis and OpenTX. How do I set up Trainer?

As I recall, the DX6i has an inverted trainer signal. I don’t remember any details, but I do recall that it is also essential to use a mono (not stereo) trainer cable and that this transmitter has often been troublesome in the slave role. It can be made to work, but it is not standard. Sorry, that’s...
by Daedalus66
Tue May 08, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Newcomer to Taranis and OpenTX. How do I set up Trainer?
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Newcomer to Taranis and OpenTX. How do I set up Trainer?

Have you gone to Model Setup and chosen Master, Jack, then to Radio Setup, Trainer page. That should get you started.
by Daedalus66
Tue May 08, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What Rx should I get?
Replies: 11
Views: 1521

What Rx should I get?

The X7 internal module is identical to the external XJT. As for logical functions, you don’t need to learn everything at once. The only really essential thing for most people in the early stages is using Special Function Override to set throttle cut, and you seem to have that. By the way, it’s impor...
by Daedalus66
Mon May 07, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What Rx should I get?
Replies: 11
Views: 1521

What Rx should I get?

It depends on what you’re trying to accomplish. Your current setup using a Spektrum module in a Taranis X7 is perfectly viable but limited to 6 channels and 1024 resolution. I’m guessing it’s a DSM2 module, so moving up to DSMX or FrSky would gain you a more robust protocol, which seems to be your m...
by Daedalus66
Sun May 06, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: openTx for FrSky radios
Topic: Newbie help, servos won't travel past ~50%
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Newbie help, servos won't travel past ~50%

I found this to be very helpful:
http://rcdiy.ca/sxr-setup-s6r-s8r/

You’re right. Setting up a stabilized receiver is NOT the place to learn about how to use a new transmitter.
by Daedalus66
Thu May 03, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Taranis X9D Scorched Motherboard
Replies: 13
Views: 1365

Re: Taranis X9D Scorched Motherboard

Good to hear of your success. Good luck with your flight training.
by Daedalus66
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Taranis X9D Scorched Motherboard
Replies: 13
Views: 1365

Taranis X9D Scorched Motherboard

On all of mine “Lock” is write protect. It does not prevent the micro card from falling out, as can be tested by pulling on it.

Or do you have a new type of adapter?

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