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May 05, 2011, 08:15 PM
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Turnigy 9X aileron servo setup.

I'm new to RC flying and am preparing a Multiplex Easy Glider with a Turnigy 9x V2 transmitter re-kitted with a FrSky V8JT module. I've downloaded the online manuals available for the Turnigy but am having real trouble with getting both ailerons to work as ailerons should - one up, one down.
A few days ago I had them both working, but as spoilers - both 'up' together. Have tried many permutations using the Turnigy menus and now cannot get more than just the right aileron working. I'm sure it is just me, not the Turnigy, but haven't found the secret. The downloaded manuals are not much help.
I keep returning to the Function-Flaperon-State 'Act' - right stick to move setting left-right, but still can't get the left aileron to work. I've got right aileron on CH.1 and have tried Ch.6-7-8 for left aileron.
If anyone can suggest the proper sequence for the programming it would be very much appreciated.
Thanks, Andrew.
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May 06, 2011, 06:52 AM
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Can't really help you out from your specific TX point of view BUT generally when using a dual servo aileron wing setup in most cases this type of wing setup needs to be activate in the radio and it looks like you already know this.

It’s often referred to as Dual Aileron Wing or Flaperon because this type of setup and programming will allow you to use the ailerons as flaperons.

Generally you will have one servo connected in the normal Aileron channel and the second aileron will generally be connected in an AUX channel or a channel that's not normally use by any other stick control from the radio.

Now if you followed the flaperon programming and it’s still not work, have you confirmed that all the channels on the RX are working by either moving the stick for those channels or the switches. Some radios will have switch label AUX1 for the AUX1 channel on the RX.

Then you have confirmed that the servo for the second aileron is working? I think you mentioned you had them both as spoilers so it should be working.

My guess is that you are simply missing one step in the programming which brings me back to my original statement that not owning this radio I can't help you with more specific programming details.

Hopefully someone will soon.
May 08, 2011, 05:15 AM
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Thanks Freechip for your answer. You are correct about me probably having missed a step in the programming. I went through it all again today and among other things, checked out the left aileron in the right aileron channel, and it works ok, so both servos are ok. But I'm still looking for that missing step and haven't found it. When I do find it I'll post the result.
May 08, 2011, 01:08 PM
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Have you entered value for both up and down of the second aileron and pressed Menu key to keep it in memory?

If flaperon was working initially, repeat the procedure you followed previously.

If flaperon was not working from the beginning, I was going to say the program was corrupt. 9X is often found with non-functioning corrupt program.
May 09, 2011, 01:27 AM
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Hi John Kim, Thanks for your note. I have tried 100-100 on both aileron 1 and 2 but I may not have given a quick press to the menu button. (Still getting my head around the programming). I'll have another go at it tonight.
Do you know which channel other people are using for the 2nd aileron?
May 15, 2011, 08:28 PM
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Turns out my Turnigy 'Flaperon' program is corrupted. A friend with much more experience of the 9X was also unable to program my servos using 'Flaperons', but was able to do it via the 'Aux Channels' program. I just had to do a 'servo-reverse' to get everything working as it should.

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