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Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:10 AM
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sounds like your throttle channel is reversed?
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Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:15 AM
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Yes it is actually. When you turn on "Motor" mode (Futaba speak for "electric"?) it automatically offers to reverse the throttle for you. With it being reversed the prop turns in the right direction and only when you push the throttle stick down/forward. Which suggests that how it should be?
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:17 AM
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I have a DX7s and if the throttle is not at 0 it will set off alarms , i have it programed to the gear switch so my foam edge 540,motor will not engage until i engage that switch
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:20 AM
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Yes, I have a DX7s as well (my other radio). This is different. It doesn't seem to be related to the throttle cut switch or throttle stick position.
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:20 AM
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With most ESCs, you get a number of beeps....the first ones in most case tell you how many cells in your packs...one beep for each cell (3S three beeps.... 12S twelve beeps).......then if the throttle is all the way down, you will get some final beeps telling you the motor is armed. If your throttle is up the ESC will not arm, or if your throttle trim is up it will not arm, etc....

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Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:22 AM
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Is there a troubleshooting guide in the back of the manual?
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:28 AM
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steve r u sayen throttle stick at 0 and also trim at negative 0 as well?
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:29 AM
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steve r u sayen throttle stick at 0 and also trim at negative 0 as well?
Or somewhere close to there yes....

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Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:29 AM
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With most ESCs, you get a number of beeps....the first ones in most case tell you how many cells in your packs...one beep for each cell (3S three beeps.... 12S twelve beeps).......then if the throttle is all the way down, you will get some final beeps telling you the motor is armed. If your throttle is up the ESC will not arm, or if your throttle trim is up it will not arm, etc....
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The ESC and motor are completely fine. The ESC is beeping as it should. Basically the alarm seems redundant as everything seems ok. So it just not clear why it is alarming and why all of a sudden I can't program throttle kill switch.

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Is there a troubleshooting guide in the back of the manual?
LOL, no!

haha, we need a futaba guy...
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:30 AM
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The ESC and motor are completely fine. The ESC is beeping as it should. Basically the alarm seems redundant as everything seems ok. So it just not clear why it is alarming and why all of a sudden I can't program throttle kill switch.


LOL, no!

haha, we need a futaba guy...
No radio manufacturer is going to have a trouble shooting guide for ESCs as there would be way to many variables....

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Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:34 AM
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My issue is at the Tx, not the Plane.... Forget the Plane... The Plane/Motor/ESC are fine and working as they should... The Tx for some reason is whining/alarming/complaining about a "motor" condition when it starts up.
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:35 AM
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No radio manufacturer is going to have a trouble shooting guide for ESCs as there would be way to many variables....

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Oh so youre saying the alarm is coming from the esc not the tx. I must have read it wrong. I will go to bed then.
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:35 AM
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nevermind, I re-read your post and understand what your saying now, but can't help. I have an 8fg but don't use throttle cut. I thought you meant there was a problem with esc at first.

(I think you're saying an alarm come on in the radio, when you turn the radio on?) My 8fg does that in heli mode when it's in throttle hold. Never in airplane mode but I'm sure there's a way to make it do that, I think you found out how, lol.
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:36 AM
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My issue is at the Tx, not the Plane.... Forget the Plane... The Plane/Motor/ESC are fine and working as they should... The Tx for some reason is whining/alarming/complaining about a "motor" condition when it starts up.
See I did read it right. I dont have to go to bed now

I was going to suggest making sure it was reversed as futaba likes to have it,,,, and then re-bind
Old Oct 06, 2012, 12:39 AM
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My issue is at the Tx, not the Plane.... Forget the Plane... The Plane/Motor/ESC are fine and working as they should... The Tx for some reason is whining/alarming/complaining about a "motor" condition when it starts up.
Ooops.... sorry, misunderstood...

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