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Old Aug 29, 2012, 03:58 PM
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For those still using Deans connectors, these make soldering a breeze if you have a decent iron:

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...Coupler/Detail
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 04:11 PM
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That could be a concern depending on your soldering iron and skills. The plastic is actually a nylon and takes quite a bit more heat than other connectors.
But most of the problems caused from soldering is that it is not heated enough, especially if its done by inexperienced people. I was trained in soldering in the militaries where every solder was checked with microscope. But even if i got a lot of training and practicing, still I don't like the XT. And I really don't like the method of soldering bullet connectors that are taughed here and on instructions vids on youtube.
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Just for curiosity

When an RX experiences Failsafe, I assume that when the signal is restored the pilot has full control.

If an RX failsafe triggers the Naza into a failsafe, and the plane starts its ascent and return, is there a way for the pilot to interrupt the sequence and regain control? Of course the pilot would not know if the glitch was over. Could you switch the manual failsafe switch off and on and see if you had control? Or does it complete the entire sequence no matter what?
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 05:10 PM
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Uneducated Bullet Connector Soldering

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But most of the problems caused from soldering is that it is not heated enough, especially if its done by inexperienced people. I was trained in soldering in the militaries where every solder was checked with microscope. But even if i got a lot of training and practicing, still I don't like the XT. And I really don't like the method of soldering bullet connectors that are taughed here and on instructions vids on youtube.
+1 on improper bullet connector soldering
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 05:14 PM
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When an RX experiences Failsafe, I assume that when the signal is restored the pilot has full control.

If an RX failsafe triggers the Naza into a failsafe, and the plane starts its ascent and return, is there a way for the pilot to interrupt the sequence and regain control? Of course the pilot would not know if the glitch was over. Could you switch the manual failsafe switch off and on and see if you had control? Or does it complete the entire sequence no matter what?
I have tested this. If you can get control back. First be sure you are at or above 50% throttle. Then you move it in and out of GPS hold to manual and then back to GPS hold. (Assuming you were in GPS hold mode.) It is the moving of that switch of control mode that will take it out of failsafe once activated.

Again...be sure you are at 50% or more.
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 05:17 PM
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For those still using Deans connectors, these make soldering a breeze if you have a decent iron:

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...Coupler/Detail
Which connectors are you using there is like 50 differant ones.
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 05:36 PM
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When an RX experiences Failsafe, I assume that when the signal is restored the pilot has full control.

If an RX failsafe triggers the Naza into a failsafe, and the plane starts its ascent and return, is there a way for the pilot to interrupt the sequence and regain control? Of course the pilot would not know if the glitch was over. Could you switch the manual failsafe switch off and on and see if you had control? Or does it complete the entire sequence no matter what?
For a switched Failsafe, when you turn off Failsafe, you have to cycle the FM switch to regain control of the craft. See page 21 of the Naza Manual and the tutorial video by Testfly. Below is a link to a related post:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=3365
A turned off transmitter is sort of a switched Failsafe. Since I've not tried this braveheart move, someone needs to chime in and tell us if the FM switch cycling is necessary when you turn your transmitter back on.
I'm not sure what you do when you are experiencing a true signal lost Failsafe, and the re-establishing of trans/rec communication is not under your control.
I have not seen a video (probably because this would be rather hard to initiate).
I do know that several posts have described strange behaviors under these circumstances (you're one of them).
Perhaps these posts will generate some feedback.
I'm curious too.
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 08:11 PM
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For those still using Deans connectors, these make soldering a breeze if you have a decent iron:

http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...Coupler/Detail
I use these all the time. It really helps, especially with 6S lipos.
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 08:16 PM
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still no news on the Naza firmware update that improves the gimbal controls?
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Guys, I know that this thread for some of you is your form of social media, but can we stay on topic. Hint, Hint, wink, wink, nudge, nudge. OK?
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Old Aug 29, 2012, 08:56 PM
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Well, I guess it could have been worse! he could be useing Sunny Sky motors!
you actually think the DJI motors are higher quality and better QC than SunnySky motors?

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