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Apr 19, 2010, 08:35 AM
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Jonathan,
That looks great. Can you make it possible to simply buy the case for those of us that have already purchased the V8FT? BTW, I really love my system, it has been very stable and easy to use.
Thanks,
Curtis
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Apr 19, 2010, 09:04 AM
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Jonathan,
That looks great. Can you make it possible to simply buy the case for those of us that have already purchased the V8FT? BTW, I really love my system, it has been very stable and easy to use.
Thanks,
Curtis
Hi Curtis,

Thanks for using our products

We will offer our distributors some new cases(free) for changing by yourself if need, it's very easy. You could get the new case from your local distributor.

Meantime, if you have any other question or suggestion please tell us or PM us

Chase Wu
Apr 19, 2010, 09:15 AM
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Chase,

Any idea when the telemetry system will be available?
Apr 19, 2010, 09:34 AM
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Most of aftermarket brands, do not use proper memory buffer capacitor inside the receiver, wich is in my eyes essential for security and stability.

At the RX input voltage 6v-4.8v, normally there is a diode, to protect for +/- invertion, then regulated down to chipset voltage 3v3, there are some small smd capacitors remove ac noise, but do not act as a proper buffer.

I apply (solder) a goldcap 5v .1Farad capicator behind 3v3 regulator. With this modification it act as very stable PSU for the 2.4ghz chipset and cpu, true buffer it stay locked even after short removal of input voltage. (Brownout voltage zero Volt, max 1sec)

Just placing capacitor at free servo channel is not a proper solution, as at a current drop due to heavy load to battery, broken servo etc, the capacitor at free channel will be also shortcutted.
Apr 19, 2010, 09:39 AM
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Chase,

Any idea when the telemetry system will be available?
soon,I think in one or two weeks
Apr 19, 2010, 09:53 AM
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Chase,
Thank you. Do you know when you might expect the local distributors to have them in stock? I would assume 1 or 2 weeks?
Hopefully I can have them throw one into the shipment when i buy some more receivers in the next few weeks.
Best Regards,
Curtis
Apr 19, 2010, 11:06 AM
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V8FT's latest case is improved now.
Is there an equivalent version for the Hitec? I was going to use the DIY module but would prefer a complete plugin with the antenna in the correct position.

Thanks,
Scott.
Apr 19, 2010, 11:41 AM
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All in all,this sounds like a system I'm interested in.
Thank you all for your reports.
Chase/jonathan; any plans for a 12channel DIY module for MPX radios?
Skies.
J.
Apr 19, 2010, 12:00 PM
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If possible, I would love to see the above implemented as a modular dual box solution: a "normal" 8ch receiver, with a extension plug for a second box containing the additional 4 channels.
Somewhat like the new Futaba S-Bus concept.
Apr 19, 2010, 04:20 PM
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hello Flyer 5


How do you install the capacitor

Thanks

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Hallo Manuel Silva,
what you noticed is a problem I think with all the 2,4 Ghz stuff, because of not
contiued transmission.All moduls have a burstwise transmittting. We made hack with a
flysky modul and the same thing occurs.With a 47 uF capacitors on the input of the modul
it was no problem.

with friendly regards

Werner
Apr 19, 2010, 07:04 PM
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Most of aftermarket brands, do not use proper memory buffer capacitor inside the receiver, wich is in my eyes essential for security and stability.

At the RX input voltage 6v-4.8v, normally there is a diode, to protect for +/- invertion, then regulated down to chipset voltage 3v3, there are some small smd capacitors remove ac noise, but do not act as a proper buffer.

I apply (solder) a goldcap 5v .1Farad capicator behind 3v3 regulator. With this modification it act as very stable PSU for the 2.4ghz chipset and cpu, true buffer it stay locked even after short removal of input voltage. (Brownout voltage zero Volt, max 1sec)

Just placing capacitor at free servo channel is not a proper solution, as at a current drop due to heavy load to battery, broken servo etc, the capacitor at free channel will be also shortcutted.
Pictures please!
Apr 19, 2010, 07:23 PM
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V8FT's latest case is improved now.
Hi Jonathan. I bought a set from HiModels new stock last week, would that have the new design Futaba case (it's still in the post).
Martin
Apr 19, 2010, 09:33 PM
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Is there an equivalent version for the Hitec? I was going to use the DIY module but would prefer a complete plugin with the antenna in the correct position.

Thanks,
Scott.
Two way radio system will have the equivalent version for the Hitec. You will see it soon.
Apr 19, 2010, 09:38 PM
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All in all,this sounds like a system I'm interested in.
Thank you all for your reports.
Chase/jonathan; any plans for a 12channel DIY module for MPX radios?
Skies.
J.
We have the plan of two way radio system for 12channel in higher performance in the second half of this year.
Apr 19, 2010, 09:41 PM
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Hi Jonathan. I bought a set from HiModels new stock last week, would that have the new design Futaba case (it's still in the post).
Martin
V8FT with new case will be supplied in 1-2 weeks.


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