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Jul 01, 2010, 04:50 PM
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The 9X V2 made this even more dificult due to the new antenna mount / wire.
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Jul 01, 2010, 05:50 PM
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Just so.

Ari.
Jul 01, 2010, 08:12 PM
Novice builder and flyer!

Dead channel on 4ch rx


Unpacked a brand new 4ch rx yesterday to install in a Stryker. Channel 2 not working. Could power through connector but no signal. Turned off vtail mixing in tx and installed a vtail mixer I had lying about. Mixed channel 2 to channel 4 in tx. Plugged "elevator" servo into channel 4. Did my head for a couple of minutes getting the servos to travel in the correct directions for each stick movement. Good to go!

Still, would have been a lot easier if all channels were working.

-Gary
Jul 02, 2010, 12:01 AM
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Originally Posted by gmphoto
Unpacked a brand new 4ch rx yesterday to install in a Stryker. Channel 2 not working. Could power through connector but no signal. Turned off vtail mixing in tx and installed a vtail mixer I had lying about. Mixed channel 2 to channel 4 in tx. Plugged "elevator" servo into channel 4. Did my head for a couple of minutes getting the servos to travel in the correct directions for each stick movement. Good to go!

Still, would have been a lot easier if all channels were working.

-Gary
Hi Gary,
I assume that if you can by any chance check whether it is solding problem or one electric resistance component dropped from the receiver?

BTW, our wensite have been updated, please check with the same address: www.frsky-rc.com.

Thanks and regards!
Eva
Jul 02, 2010, 06:08 AM
Dan Thompson (MP8K developer)
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Eva,

Your FCC compliance certificate, on your web site, reports a power of 18.5 mw while your web site description shows 60 mw power. Why the difference?
Jul 02, 2010, 06:50 AM
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Hi,

I noticed on the FrSky website that there is a TF series receiver. The only wording/description says "compatible with Futaba transmitter module". Does anyone know any more about this?

Thanks
Andrew
Jul 02, 2010, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Chase Wu
Hi Gary,
I assume that if you can by any chance check whether it is solding problem or one electric resistance component dropped from the receiver?

BTW, our wensite have been updated, please check with the same address: www.frsky-rc.com.

Thanks and regards!
Eva
Thanks for the reply Eva.

Sorry can't check, already buttoned up and buried! Will have a look when I next crash!

-Gary
Jul 02, 2010, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by asbRCG
Hi,

I noticed on the FrSky website that there is a TF series receiver. The only wording/description says "compatible with Futaba transmitter module". Does anyone know any more about this?

Thanks
Andrew
As they said... FrSky will issue a Fasst compatible line.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...1&postcount=13
Jul 02, 2010, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Iflyj3
Eva,

Your FCC compliance certificate, on your web site, reports a power of 18.5 mw while your web site description shows 60 mw power. Why the difference?
It's a typo, should be 18.5dBi
Jul 02, 2010, 08:50 AM
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Hi, anyone can give me an idea how to put the frsky telemetry version into the auroa module bay.
OK, great news, it's possible !
You have here some pictures of the uncased Frsky telemetry futaba module, other people asked about the length of the antenna wire.
I would test first with a DIY adapter cable, to be sure FrSky module understand the Aurora PPM.
If positive, you start the hack by making other five holes in the PCB, cut the copper foil to make two pads for Aurora PPM and Power, and, if possible replace the five pin connector with a ten pin, to have double compatibility. If not possible, just move the connector from the Futaba position to the Aurora position.
Make tests, and if everything ok, make the final cut in the case, for the Aurora pins.
Jul 02, 2010, 01:00 PM
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Thank you very much!

will see if i keep my aurora, if yes i will use the frsky system
Jul 02, 2010, 03:22 PM
Dan Thompson (MP8K developer)
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Originally Posted by RENATOA
It's a typo, should be 18.5dBi
Now, I am really confused. 18.5dBi and 18.5 mw are not the same measurement units.. Explain please?
Jul 02, 2010, 04:37 PM
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Actually I introduced myself other typo
18.5 shoud be 18.5dbm (not dbi), which is indeed 60mw.
Jul 02, 2010, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by RENATOA
Actually I introduced myself other typo
18.5 shoud be 18.5dbm (not dbi), which is indeed 60mw.
(alog(18.5/10)) /1000 = .0708w or 70.8mw not that it makes any difference

Phil
Last edited by Phil_G; Jul 02, 2010 at 07:15 PM.
Jul 02, 2010, 05:42 PM
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Right, the value for 60mW should be 18.1 or close.
But the main typo was that 18 wasn't mW, but dB.


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