FRSKY R9M compatibility?

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FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Ukalelefpv » Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:09 am

I currently have a TGY 9x that has the module mod and I will be adding ER9X to it once I get a USBASP programmer. I am also going to do the telemetry mod so I can get telemetry from my multiprotocol module following oscar liang's post but only worrying about cutting traces on pin 5 as it instructs on github. I am curious to see if this firmware. ER9x frsky, also will be compatible with the R9M using telemetry for RSSI. If anyone knows please let me know!

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by MikeB » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:07 am

Does your 9X have a '64 or a '128 processor?
The R9M needs some additional options (like power setting), that are not currently in er9x (but are in ersky9x for other radios), but I can add them for the '128, but the '64 code just doesn't have any spare space.

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Ukalelefpv » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:40 pm

I just opened up my 9x and see that it has the '128 processor. That would be awesome but it doesn't have to be top priority as I do not have the funds quite yet to get my r9m I was really just curious to see if it would be a viable option for me. Mahalo Mike!

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by volumax » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:15 am

Hey Ukalelefpv did you get the r9m module and did you get to flash it with your t9x radio? How do I know if I have the 64 or 128 processor?

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Mikeheli45 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:51 pm

That would be great if any one has any info on this ..so far I can not get bind process to work r9m module light stays red when in bind mode and nothing happens..Angelo would be appreciated.
Thanks Mike :?:


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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by MikeB » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:40 am

I've just posted a new test version (822g). This includes support for the R9M in '128 and 2561 radios.
I tested I could bind on my '2561.

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by jhsa » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:15 am

Mike, did you do anything regarding that problem of the radio not staying in the bootloader on the m2561 if the FTDI adapter is built permanently inside the radio?
Currently, if i update my radio to a version with bootloader, I lose the ability to share models and voice files between PC and radio's SD Card.
People in the same situation have 2 options at the moment.
1 - Do not update Er9x anymore..
2 - Update the firmware, but then downgrade to an older version without bootloader every time they want to download/upload a model from/to the radio, which is a pain :)

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by minno » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:43 am

Hello Mike, All,

we know that telemetry mod for DJT and XJT works, but what about R9M..? does R9M tx module send telemetry to pin5 of radio as well ? I mean same way like djt and xjt mod work ? I am thinking about upgrade to R9M but I do not want to loose the telemetry function..
I have last er9x from september 2018 and I have trunigy 9XR (no pro) with 128 processor.
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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Kilrah » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:09 pm

R9M works just the same as an XJT.

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by minno » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:44 pm

Kilrah wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:09 pm
R9M works just the same as an XJT.
so telemetry mod works the same for r9m like for xjt, correct ?

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Kilrah » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:47 pm

Yes.

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by minno » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:26 pm

great, thank u, I have next question.. does R9M support telemetry when I use just 8ch for PXX instead of 16ch ? does er9x support this combination ? thank you indeed

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by Kilrah » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:02 pm

You should look at the R9M manual to see what's supported, it's pretty complex based on the selected region and power levels.

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Re: FRSKY R9M compatibility?

Post by MikeB » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:02 pm

The most recent test versions of er9x support the R9M, as long as you have a '128 or'2561 processor (which you do).

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