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Oct 13, 2012, 06:02 PM
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Wow the DX8 program from HH works like a treat! Even the air brakes worked!
Your post prompted me to download the file and install but my airbrakes are both going the same direction rather than opposite.
Any suggestions on what I need to change?
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Oct 13, 2012, 06:08 PM
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Never heard of airbrakes working on the um model. (sigh), too bad you cant program any of the as3x bricks for elevon
Oct 13, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Your post prompted me to download the file and install but my airbrakes are both going the same direction rather than opposite.
Any suggestions on what I need to change?
Rudder would need to be plugged into gear inorder for there to be differential rudder.

A Y harness doesn't allow differential.
Oct 14, 2012, 04:44 AM
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Yes, you do need too remove the Y harness and plug both servos into the board. It's easy to do and the program is setup on the 3way flap switch so you get both flaps in and flaps out whatever you prefer! Once I find my prefered one I will just set it up for a %50 %100 type of thing in the same direction.
Oct 14, 2012, 05:57 AM
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Wow the DX8 program from HH works like a treat! Even the air brakes worked!
I've seen the download for the DX7s but not the DX8...

Have they finally updated the DX8 section?
Oct 14, 2012, 07:16 AM
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They have both.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...bnf-PKZ5680#t6
Oct 16, 2012, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Dannyboy85
Yes, you do need too remove the Y harness and plug both servos into the board. It's easy to do and the program is setup on the 3way flap switch so you get both flaps in and flaps out whatever you prefer! Once I find my prefered one I will just set it up for a %50 %100 type of thing in the same direction.
Is it possible to put a picture up of the plug layout please?
Oct 16, 2012, 05:24 PM
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It's not really necessary to have rudder brakes with the micro, you can just elevator land it wherever.
Oct 16, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Your brake is your elevator/AOA control
Oct 17, 2012, 03:56 AM
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Thanks Dannyboy!

I'll have to use Horizon.com more often. Here in the UK we get Horizon.co.uk which doesn't have anywhere near as much info...

Tony
Oct 18, 2012, 03:49 PM
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This thread seems fairly dead....lol But what flight times are you guys getting out of your 200mah batteries? I'm still getting used to mine so fly pretty slow and have yet to get an adapter for my proper charger so I cant see how much I'm putting back in but tonight I flew a good 5min about half throttle and it only too the selectra charger about 10min to charge it. So I must be a long ways off from an 80% discharge.....

Danny
Oct 18, 2012, 04:37 PM
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I usually fly 6-7 minutes, i do a thorough mix of slow speed and high speed.;

the really crazy thing is the more i fly this plane the more fun i have, its essentially the only performance oriented micro without AS3X that i still fly!
Ive owned her for a year, and im only just now mastering blurring upright boomerang landing repeatedly!
Oct 18, 2012, 05:24 PM
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I just got mine and I carry it in my backpack because I cycle everywhere. The two times I have flown it it's been nothing but fun! So slow yet so fast.... I can't wait for my batteries to get here!

Danny
Oct 19, 2012, 09:07 AM
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Wow, I am having the hardest time ever picking another mini/micro bnf. This one looks like a winner. I am definitely getting the Eflite Mig, but I would like to get one more at this time. Love the looks of this plane.
Oct 19, 2012, 10:42 AM
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I'm going for the micro beast next! I just flew 3 batteries thru mine today and had a blast! I can't get over how easy it is to land on grass!


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