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Old Feb 13, 2013, 05:08 PM
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Flaperon Mixer for Elevon?

Hello all!

I have a quick question. I am working on a elevon system for a project. I have figured out how to mix the elevator and aileron systems using my controller however; the project requirements specify that I must use a circuit to mix the signals.

I have a flaperon mixer available and I was wondering if I would be able to utilize this in mixing the elevator and aileron signals. If I can, is there anything I need to be wary of when installing this system?

Thanks for your help!
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Old Jun 03, 2013, 10:36 AM
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Probably a bit late...but what exactly is a "flaperon mixer"? Sounds like exactly the same thing as a delta mixer, except instead of using elevator control for the up/down input, you use the flap input.

I'm going to try this. I'm wary enough to test it out on the ground several times, and in the air quite high.
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Old Jun 03, 2013, 05:46 PM
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I'm assuming that you are restricted to creating a mixer which doesn't utilise the transmitter?

I may be able to help, but I'm not sure. Somewhere, I have an old Radio Modeller magazine from 197? which has an article for a mixer, before such things were readily available. If I can find it, and I can't promise, I'll see if I can get it scanned.

Otherwise, the circuit should, in theory, be relatively simple, and indeed, you can do flapperon mixing without a circuit, and simply use Y leads.
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Old Jun 09, 2013, 11:28 PM
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let me know if you find a solution
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