When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

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When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by Gugol » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:54 pm

Hello,

What I think the 9xd really misses is a rotary encoder for navigation: when will this need be considered by Frisky?

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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by MikeB » Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:10 pm

Mechanically it is difficult to fit a rotary encoder on the Taranis, without needing a new case moulding.
Using ersky9x firmware on a Taranis, I support replacing one of the two rotary pots with a rotary encoder that connects to the pot signal using 4 resistors.

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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by Helle » Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:56 am

Hy,

Yes would be very nice to have an Encoder
Add/replace of an 3 Pos Switch at a X9E or X9D or a Poti

Link: https://www.mikrocontroller.net/articles/Drehgeber

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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by MikeB » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:53 am

On the X9D plus (ersky9x firmware), you are also able to use the "spare" analog input for a rotary encoder, so could replace one of the switches with an encoder.
The X9E comes with an encoder already.

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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by Helle » Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:49 am

Hy Mike,

yes, but only with your ersky software, not with openTx

there was a question too, useing the encoder-wheel of the X9E, QX7, Horus, as an Input for GVar settings


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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by MikeB » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:52 pm

Helle wrote:
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:49 am
there was a question too, useing the encoder-wheel of the X9E, QX7, Horus, as an Input for GVar settings
Again, already available in ersky9x.

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Re: When a Taranis 9XD with a rotary encoder for navigation

Post by Gugol » Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:02 am

Better than the wheel is the cilinder used in the Spektrum radio and some JR.
The 9xd chassis is a clone of the JR x9303, but the encoder for navigation is not included: that's really a pity.

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