Helicopter setup via the template

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Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:51 pm

Here is how to set up a heli via the template from the templates menu. The guide was written while setting up a Trex 450 but other helis should be similar.

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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:42 am

An eepm file for those who want it already setup.

I changed a couple of things from my tutorial:
1. For the mixes on CH11. I now do one mix as ID0 and the other as !ID0. This saves one mix as the idle up modes use the same curve.
2. the force zero pitch mix now uses 0% FULL instead of an empty curve. Again this saves a small bit of space, and no need to worry about picking a used curve.
-Gohst
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by skywalker » Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:52 pm

Hi gohst

I have companion9x (latest version) but I can edit your hk450.eepm
I was thinking I can simulate the RC with your parameter but nothing, the model list keep empty ???
I am newbie in this, maybe I am wrong using it can you guide me a little ?
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Wed Mar 06, 2013 12:04 am

Update: I updated the template for the current versions of eepe(r362) and companion9x(v1.17). The one named hk450_r362.eepe is for Eepe r362. And the one named hk450_v1.17.eepe, is for companion9x v1.17.
Both templates now use a Futaba channel order, and you will need to set your servo and swash directions.
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by Kasino » Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:26 am

Can anyone explain to me what is happening on Channel 14 and how we would adjust the gyro with this? I have the HK Clone of the Futaba GY401..


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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:29 am

Channel 14 is the mixes that make the sticky throttle cut work.
To adjust the gyro gain, use the limits for channel 5. You will need to check the manual for your gyro to determine which mode it is in (rate or HH) for the 2 switch positions. If you want the modes switch, then simply reverse channel 5. To adjust the piro rate you can use the dual rate menu to set a lower rate.
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by Andyuk » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:31 am

hi all ive tried setting my 9xr for a heli 450 and i cant get the pitch to work , cyclic doing my head in can anyboby help

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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by ccfuchs » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:13 pm

Hi there,

Im just trying to configure several Helis on my new taranis.
The companion presets are working fine so far, but there is one topic, i coldnt find a solution yet:
The roll servos seem to run only half the way of the pitch servo, which leads to an impact on collective. Is there a way to modify the cyc functions?

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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by Billthetug » Tue May 13, 2014 3:37 pm

Hi gohsthb just about finished building the 450 clone and trying to sort out the the controls, cyclic all working fine rudder and throttle ok but how do I get the collective pitch must be something in the er9x that I haven't done
For safety whilst doing all this I am running with a receiver battery and a spare servo as the esc
Any help please
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Tue May 13, 2014 4:20 pm

Pitch is controlled from channel 11. If you followed my guide then you also have the ELE switch set up so it holds the pitch at 0. I would start checking there first.
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by Billthetug » Tue May 13, 2014 5:28 pm

Hi checked it out I have movement on the servos at id1 and 2 but nothing on id0 is this correct and if so it was working I hadn't checked them
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by gohsthb » Tue May 13, 2014 6:56 pm

Have you followed the tutorial from the first post. In there it explains how to set the pitch ranges and everything else?
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by Billthetug » Fri May 16, 2014 6:59 pm

All fixed now I ended up reflashing and starting agai, I found one problem a cracked radius arm so new one arriving monday so just need to sort and tidy the wiring then set the pitch and tracking
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Re: Helicopter setup via the template

Post by OctavioS » Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:35 pm

gohsthb wrote:An eepm file for those who want it already setup.

I changed a couple of things from my tutorial:
1. For the mixes on CH11. I now do one mix as ID0 and the other as !ID0. This saves one mix as the idle up modes use the same curve.
2. the force zero pitch mix now uses 0% FULL instead of an empty curve. Again this saves a small bit of space, and no need to worry about picking a used curve.
-Gohst
Hi, imagine that the heli is "facing" you, can you decribe which one is CYC1 2 and 3.
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