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by Daedalus66
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Firmware not showing in Bootloader mode
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Re: Firmware not showing in Bootloader mode

“Firmware” was introduced with 2.2.
The file name must not exceed 32 characters, including extension.
by Daedalus66
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: openTx
Topic: "Smart" Throttle Cut?
Replies: 36
Views: 4623

"Smart" Throttle Cut?

Here’s a discussion of throttle cut, sticky and not.

http://www.rcadev.info

There doesn’t seem to be any one-step way to get sticky.

Note: previous link didn’t work. This one gets you to the site; the throttle cut stuff is in OpenTX item 03.
by Daedalus66
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: openTx
Topic: "Smart" Throttle Cut?
Replies: 36
Views: 4623

"Smart" Throttle Cut?

As you have discovered, the Special Functions Override does a similar job to ErSky9x Safety Switch. Here’s what it looks like (except I can’t do a down arrow with my iPad): SF1 SFdn Overrride CH1 -100 The first column is Special Function number (1 to 64), second is the switch used to apply it, third...
by Daedalus66
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: The FRSKY Forum
Topic: Can I get a hand over here?
Replies: 5
Views: 1514

Can I get a hand over here?

Every channel must have a mix if it is to do anything. Otherwise it just remains at neutral, unable to move a servo or drive a speed control. The mix may have just one input (like the Aileron stick) or several, but there has to be a mix for each active channel. One channel can drive two or more serv...
by Daedalus66
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: Taranis default channel order
Replies: 6
Views: 7125

Taranis default channel order

The Channel Order selection simply sets the default order for new models. You can then move them around if you need to. The result will be sent to the RF module as you see it on the Mixer page. The RF module may then manipulate the order. For example, Multiprotocol, as used in the 4in1 modules and i...
by Daedalus66
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: Taranis default channel order
Replies: 6
Views: 7125

Taranis default channel order

It’s exactly what it says it is — the default order. Do you want the order to be picked at random when you create a new model? [emoji3] Sorry. Of course you’re right that you can choose to use any order with FrSky, but the OpenTX firmware serves on a variety of transmitters, including the Taranis, 9...
by Daedalus66
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Turnigy 9XR PRO radio
Topic: Keep breaking XJT modules
Replies: 10
Views: 2254

Keep breaking XJT modules

Plugging or unplugging the module with power on can destroy it. So if your module is rattling around and breaking contact occasionally, I would assume that that’s the cause of your module failures.
by Daedalus66
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Ic certification for canada
Replies: 22
Views: 4134

Ic certification for canada

They clearly will NOT accept FCC approval. This has been asked for previously and turned down. What they apparently have agreed to is some system which would allow the FCC certification data to be used for a Canadian application, thus avoiding duplication of testing. They have made it clear over the...
by Daedalus66
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Ic certification for canada
Replies: 22
Views: 4134

Re: Ic certification for canada

MAAC has just concluded arrangements with DOT to facilitate approval in Canada in parallel with FCC certification. This should make it much easier for manufacturers. I don’t have any further details yet.
by Daedalus66
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Building a FPV quad - rx question
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Building a FPV quad - rx question

First, understand your transmitter. No need to guess. Nothing is secret. Read one of the three excellent manuals on the QX7: http://www.openrcforums.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=10576 Second, decide on the kinds of machine you want to fly and read up on them. Read about flight controllers and choo...
by Daedalus66
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Receiver Transmitter Advice for Newbie
Replies: 1
Views: 530

Receiver Transmitter Advice for Newbie

1. The transmitter can handle up to 16 channels (or more). 2. FrSky makes a wide variety of receivers, including the XSR, X4R, X6R, and X8R, all of which provide telemetry. The motors on a quad are not controlled directly via PWM from the receiver, but by a flight controller. Normally, six or more c...
by Daedalus66
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: er9x / gruvin9x / th9 based firmwares
Topic: Nano QX setup
Replies: 12
Views: 4262

Nano QX setup

HOLY COW!!! 80% did it!!! I know to set my planes on 80% because of the servos but never thought about the quads . I may have to rethink how I'm setting new stuff up. Thank You so much!!! If your ever in my neck of the woods I owe you a few beers!!! I should have mentioned that channel limits shoul...
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: er9x / gruvin9x / th9 based firmwares
Topic: Nano QX setup
Replies: 12
Views: 4262

Re: Nano QX setup

But you can’t get it to go into Agility mode (red light)?
I’ll do some experimenting this evening.
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: er9x / gruvin9x / th9 based firmwares
Topic: Nano QX setup
Replies: 12
Views: 4262

Re: Nano QX setup

Just to be sure, the TRN switch is momentary? Right? “Flip” sounds as though it isn’t.

Does the NanoQX fly OK in Stability mode (blue light on)?

I’ll experiment some more tomorrow.
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: er9x / gruvin9x / th9 based firmwares
Topic: Nano QX setup
Replies: 12
Views: 4262

Nano QX setup

But it does go to solid blue on start up? That’s the key question. Does the Graphic channels screen show the channel 6 bar going from full left to full right when you press the Switch? What RF module are you using? By the way, it’s simpler to just use sTRN as the source rather than FULL. If you do, ...
by Daedalus66
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: er9x / gruvin9x / th9 based firmwares
Topic: Nano QX setup
Replies: 12
Views: 4262

Nano QX setup

That setup won’t work with the Nano QX. The Nano QX does not use channel 5 at all. It requires that channel 6 be on a momentary switch with -100% for OFF and 100% for ON. If you are using reasonably recent firmware, you should be able to simply select the TRN switch as the source for channel 6 and s...
by Daedalus66
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: ersky9xr
Topic: Several problems with 9XR Pro
Replies: 9
Views: 1514

Several problems with 9XR Pro

Joao Did you mean “Your card should NOT be bigger than 4GB”? Even a 256MB card is big enough for the basic content. I generally use some 2GB cards that I bought about four years ago — it’s very hard to find anything under 16GB these days. N Negative [emoji3] I meant IT SHOULD be bigger or equal to ...
by Daedalus66
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: DSM2 module for Taranis X7
Replies: 11
Views: 2240

Re: DSM2 module for Taranis X7

You will also see PPM or CPPM mentioned in connection with the link between certain receivers and flight controllers. In that case, the conversion to separate PWM signals is done by the FC. The best way to understand the difference is to realize that PPM consists of a frame of pulses, one per channe...
by Daedalus66
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: ersky9xr
Topic: Several problems with 9XR Pro
Replies: 9
Views: 1514

Several problems with 9XR Pro

Joao
Did you mean “Your card should NOT be bigger than 4GB”?
Even a 256MB card is big enough for the basic content.
I generally use some 2GB cards that I bought about four years ago — it’s very hard to find anything under 16GB these days.
N
by Daedalus66
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: DSM2 module for Taranis X7
Replies: 11
Views: 2240

DSM2 module for Taranis X7

PPM (pulse position modulation) is the oldest and most basic protocol for communication between the encode portion of a transmitter and the RF part. It’s been in use for 50 years or more in one form or another. Most commonly it provides 8 channels. Most modules can use PPM input, but serial is becom...
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: erskyTx (was ersky9x)
Topic: ERSKY9X Coding
Replies: 4521
Views: 442679

Re: ERSKY9X Coding

Sounds like a good idea.


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by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: openTx
Topic: Old Turnigy 9X, ER9X to OpenTX?
Replies: 4
Views: 1173

Old Turnigy 9X, ER9X to OpenTX?

I’m guessing you’re trying to install OpenTX on a 9x transmitter. Why then do you mention Taranis, given the subject of the thread? Reading again I think you’re just in the wrong place. I think you’re asking how to upgrade from OpenTX 2.1.9 to 2.2.1. But you only have a 9x radio. I don’t think it ca...
by Daedalus66
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: erskyTx (was ersky9x)
Topic: ERSKY9X Coding
Replies: 4521
Views: 442679

ERSKY9X Coding

My ErSky9x transmitters show channel outputs in uSec on the limits page and in % on the main display (numerical values). I think you’ve already got what you’re asking for.

Edit: I checked and this feature was included from late 2013, so should be there in all subsequent versions.
by Daedalus66
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: eepSKYe
Topic: eepSKYe
Replies: 711
Views: 133423

Re: eepSKYe

Fixing printing details would be very helpful. Thank you.
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Ic certification for canada
Replies: 22
Views: 4134

Re: Ic certification for canada

I recall when 27.255 MHz was the one frequency we could use without a ham license. We’ve come a way since then. I happen to think MAAC has done quite well in representing our interests. I’m crossing my fingers waiting for the next move from DOT. Not sure why you think the insurance is invalid. The i...
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: openTx
Topic: OpenTX 2.2 Documentation for the Taranis and Horus Transmitters
Replies: 26
Views: 31208

OpenTX 2.2 Documentation for the Taranis and Horus Transmitters

I found your document on 2.1 very good indeed and am sure this will be equally helpful. From one who spends quite a bit of time writing instructions of this kind for other equipment, thank you for an excellent job.
by Daedalus66
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: General help (FrSky Taranis radio)
Topic: FrSky X8R (EU-LBT) Receiver
Replies: 4
Views: 1321

Re: FrSky X8R (EU-LBT) Receiver

The main thing is that they should be separated as much as possible (while taking care not to bend the coax cable sharply) and aligned at right angles to each other. The active portion (last 32mm or so of silvery color with outer sheath stripped off) of each should be well clear of the battery, meta...
by Daedalus66
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Ic certification for canada
Replies: 22
Views: 4134

Ic certification for canada

Nothing has changed in ten or more years with respect to the certification situation, since 2.4 came on the scene, except for the latest news about facilitating the process, and nothing is expected to. There’s no reason to think ISED will suddenly start to apply the regulations to RC equipment — 2.4...
by Daedalus66
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: FrSky Taranis radio
Topic: Ic certification for canada
Replies: 22
Views: 4134

Ic certification for canada

You’re mixing up two different issues. Certification of radios is an ISED matter and has nothing to do with Department of Transport rules regarding the flying of unmanned aerial vehicles (AKA model planes and drones). On the latter, by the way, MAAC has done pretty well by its members so far, gettin...
by Daedalus66
Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: ersky9xr
Topic: Turnigy QBot radio adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 2429

Re: Turnigy QBot radio adapter

What version of ErSky9x are you using?

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