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Old Dec 25, 2012, 01:10 AM
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If anyone interested, a "good authority" on the other thread tweeted about 9XR delay for 20-25 Jan
That's pretty darn funny. will you ask the "good authority" when the FrSKY transmitters will be out so we can deduct one month and know the exact date.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 01:13 AM
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Yeah but to be fair the 9XR is a throw away toy, while the Frsky is something you could actually trust and use...

Si.
With the disappearance of Aurora gimbal availablity -- I bought the a 9xr with the hope to cannibalize the gimbals from it for a ersky9x. Maybe Pots too... we'll see what it's all about in a month when it arrives.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 06:29 AM
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Instead 9xR you can get a lot of older good radios for less today, tu use them as a shell for "the radio that rules them all"...

For example the case of this radio will host the mainboard and screen of X9D, build log when enough advanced.
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 11:06 AM
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I'll just wait, thank you.

And a merry Christmas....or whatever you celebrate, (or don't) to everyone!
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 01:17 AM
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Just a thought here, but if the new up coming FrSky radio has a module bay, one welcome consequence of that is that I don't think it will need Australian MAAA approval for club use when used with an already MAAA approved module (like the current FrSky FHSS modules or a genuine Spektrum DSM2).
On the other hand if it's used with the internal transmitter circuit I think it will need to be MAAA certified for club use first. (Not to be confused with C-tick, which will be needed to sell them from here in Oz).

I guess this will apply to the new Turnigy 9XR radio too, maybe that was on their mind when they made it a module radio...
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 01:30 AM
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Just a thought here, but if the new up coming FrSky radio has a module bay, one welcome consequence of that is that I don't think it will need Australian MAAA approval for club use when used with an already MAAA approved module (like the current FrSky FHSS modules or a genuine Spektrum DSM2).
On the other hand if it's used with the internal transmitter circuit I think it will need to be MAAA certified for club use first. (Not to be confused with C-tick, which will be needed to sell them from here in Oz).

I guess this will apply to the new Turnigy 9XR radio too, maybe that was on their mind when they made it a module radio...
bye, Martin.
I think you will find that there is no internal transmitter circuit in the 9XR only an antenna.
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 09:40 PM
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Well they might be rated for that frequency, but for how long and how much plugging and unplugging?..
The SSMB data sheet I found rates the connector for more than 500 connections.
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 10:57 PM
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Just a thought here, but if the new up coming FrSky radio has a module bay, one welcome consequence of that is that I don't think it will need Australian MAAA approval for club use when used with an already MAAA approved module (like the current FrSky FHSS modules or a genuine Spektrum DSM2).
On the other hand if it's used with the internal transmitter circuit I think it will need to be MAAA certified for club use first. (Not to be confused with C-tick, which will be needed to sell them from here in Oz).

I guess this will apply to the new Turnigy 9XR radio too, maybe that was on their mind when they made it a module radio...
bye, Martin.
9XR has no internal transmitter but I believe the new Frsky ones will do, running the new PXX protocol. This will need new MAAA approval. I dont think even the Frsky telemetry versions are on the approved list yet as it refers to the 'V' series receivers in the MOP.

I bought the original Spektrum DX6 DSM overseas and used that for maybe a year in Oz before it got approved. MAAA will either need to update the list or disappear into irrelevency as there are other insurance options.
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 12:42 AM
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9XR has no internal transmitter but I believe the new Frsky ones will do, running the new PXX protocol. This will need new MAAA approval. I dont think even the Frsky telemetry versions are on the approved list yet as it refers to the 'V' series receivers in the MOP.

I bought the original Spektrum DX6 DSM overseas and used that for maybe a year in Oz before it got approved. MAAA will either need to update the list or disappear into irrelevency as there are other insurance options.
I concur with you, but lets not get into it deep in this thread.
At least it 'should' mean I can go test a X12D at my club with a V8 series FrSky module or Spektrum DSM2 module with no complaints. To test the software and feel of the radio that will help a lot initially. Sounds like you are up for something similar...
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 04:09 AM
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Will the Module bay in the X9DA and other frsky Tx's be JR pins as indicated on Microtechnics web site or Futaba as indicated by post 1 on this thread?

http://www.microtechnics.eu/detail.p...qhs9srbd8g2ig7

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...08&postcount=1
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 04:22 AM
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Will the Module bay in the X9DA and other frsky Tx's be JR pins as indicated on Microtechnics web site or Futaba as indicated by post 1 on this thread?

http://www.microtechnics.eu/detail.p...qhs9srbd8g2ig7

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...08&postcount=1
Well, as microtechnics has the pictures that were posted here by Chase Wu I would say there description is likely correct
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 04:28 AM
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 07:40 AM
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Definitely JR.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=745
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 08:32 AM
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Any idea what is the difference in the module as it is mentioned:
"...new powerful JR type module - XJT (we called it D16 module before). "
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 02:54 PM
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Any idea what is the difference in the module as it is mentioned:
"...new powerful JR type module - XJT (we called it D16 module before). "
At a wild guess its a DJT module updated for the new PXX protocol!
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