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Old Apr 01, 2010, 08:29 AM
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New JR 11X is on the Horizon site

Horizon is announcing the new 11X today on the Horizon Website
This is going to be a sweet System for Soaring. I should have one at home to test as soon as I can get there 4-12. I am thinking I will meet up with Ben Clerx, Tom Watson, and Tuan to get a good overview of it as We test it. Then I will report back here. LJ
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Old Apr 01, 2010, 05:40 PM
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Great timing for a product announcement...
Old Apr 02, 2010, 05:54 AM
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Oh nice stuff , report is well appreciated thx .
Old Apr 02, 2010, 04:18 PM
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That looks like a very sweet radio. Does anyone know if they added a stick switch activated flight mode capability, as in landing mode?
Old Apr 02, 2010, 05:13 PM
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That is a cool looking transmitter.
Old Apr 03, 2010, 01:01 PM
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Is it/does it have "Frequency Hopping" Spread Spectrum??
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Old Apr 03, 2010, 02:25 PM
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How many three-position switches, and where are they located?

"RF status light; Blue—RF on, Red—RF off, Green—warning" How counter-intuitive is that!
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Old Apr 03, 2010, 05:11 PM
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From what I know David, Yes! From what I have heard, this started as a sailplane radio form the clean sheet of paper and then was adapted for motorized aircraft and helis.

GP, since nothing else is frequency hopping with JR equpment, I doubt it.

Old Apr 04, 2010, 01:06 AM
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I am still in Istanbul for another week so my shop is a long ways from me in Oceanside..... I know hat We asked for on the 11X and Johnny D says it looks like they listened. Full report as soon as I dive in. and flipping screens LJ
Old Apr 04, 2010, 11:05 AM
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I LIKE it, Has cool looks and neat LIGHTs if it has Awsome features that is a bonus...

Old Apr 04, 2010, 09:03 PM
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What button will you use for a momentary button, when launching DLG?
I really like the push button on the 95(3)03!
Old Apr 05, 2010, 04:29 AM
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Magee if the push button momentary launch switch is a high priority then you are better off with a 9 series aircraft Transmitter. You will have many more options for programming on the 11X, but in all honesty if you are mainly a HLG guy then you have what you need on 9303-9503 radios. With the 11X you get independant TE trimming for each flight mode, and much nicer landing menu. But if you are looking and you can go to a flight mode switch then you should check the 11X out. LJ
Old Apr 05, 2010, 07:23 PM
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Direct Sequence Modulation, as on existing Spektrum and JR equipment.

Stick switch: I believe so, Larry or JD might confirm.

Momentary: Just the rocker/trim switches.

The 9303/9503 would be better for HLG if you need a momentary switch or button. Larry notes that the 11X has flight mode TE trimming, the 9303 has this also. Flight mode names are customisable in the 11.
Old Apr 05, 2010, 08:03 PM
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The 9303 doesn't have independent TE trimming. You can't fine tune each surface for each mode like you can on the 12X. Sounds like you can with the 11X.

I still haven't found the need for a momentary switch for DLG so this doesn't bother me.
Old Apr 05, 2010, 08:57 PM
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My mistake. To clarify, the 9303 does allow trailing edge trimming in each flight mode, but it's paired by flap and aileron. So any trimming is a function of the reference position, established independently for each surface mechanically and via subtrim. If your servo arm positions and linkages are not closely matched, you have to live with any mismatch when flight modes are engaged. Sounds like the 11 takes care of this.

Likewise on the momentary, I use a hard switch.

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