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Feb 01, 2013, 08:49 AM
Gravity is patient............
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Originally Posted by kaz1104
You are assuming that control is regained. If there is a major failure and failsafe kicks in, and there is hover throttle set in failsafe, the quad will continue slowly climb or descend and drift, and drift, and come down as the battery discharges, but with enough throttle for those razor sharp spinning blades to slice and dice their way through whatever is in their path.
I prefer the drop like a stone thanks.
Perhaps a full house naza is the exception where it will either failsafe to rth or hover on the spot until battery flattens.
Why gaurantee a devastating crash? Set the throttle stick low enough so it doesnt stay airborne, but high enough to minimize damage.

The MK has rth capability so I don't have that worry. But in a "catestrophic" failure inside the copter it doesn't matter what your settings are in truth. It's going to do what it's going to do.
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Feb 01, 2013, 09:19 AM
Just trying to get a nut.
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Originally Posted by Vantasstic
Nope, not LED indicators on the V1 Rx's.
Can I bind first, to check function, then Calibrate?

Thanks!
Feb 01, 2013, 10:50 AM
Dixie Normious
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Feb 01, 2013, 11:08 AM
Fly FPV, sleep; repeat
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Originally Posted by scrtsqrl
Did you power it off another pack or did you just install it in the plane?

Thanks!
I've tried both. In one case, I had the receiver on the bench, powered by a 4 cell Ni-cd and a single servo connected.

And then installed in the plane, powered by the speed controller BEC.

In both cases, the servo(s) twitch/jitter when the Tx controls are at rest. It's always done this since I got my DragonLink. I get good range tests, so I don't think it's a case of bad signal. Might be too much signal though, when the Tx is close to the Rx. But like I said it could also be that the DL Tx is affecting the PPM stream from the RC Tx. Not sure though.

Do you experience this as well?
Feb 01, 2013, 11:17 AM
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Does your radio have a diagnostics screen that will display the readout of your stick inputs? My servos twitch a little on DL and 2.4 GHz, turns out my aileron stick value jumps around between values -2,-1,0. Not enough to make a difference in flight, though.
Feb 01, 2013, 11:42 AM
Fly FPV, sleep; repeat
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I have a Futaba 10C. It does have a servo display mode. I'm not sure that the bar graphs have enough resolution to see it though. The servos don't move much. Just one or two "steps" probably. It just concerns me that there may be something wrong. But Mike said he checked it out during the firmware upgrade and everything was ok. So I don't know. BTW, I have the old 9 channel DL rx.
Feb 01, 2013, 01:09 PM
Just trying to get a nut.
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Originally Posted by twinturbostang
I've tried both. In one case, I had the receiver on the bench, powered by a 4 cell Ni-cd and a single servo connected.

And then installed in the plane, powered by the speed controller BEC.

In both cases, the servo(s) twitch/jitter when the Tx controls are at rest. It's always done this since I got my DragonLink. I get good range tests, so I don't think it's a case of bad signal. Might be too much signal though, when the Tx is close to the Rx. But like I said it could also be that the DL Tx is affecting the PPM stream from the RC Tx. Not sure though.

Do you experience this as well?
Thanks!

My aileron and elevator servos jitter. But, I think that's because of the rate gyros/DragonOSD. They work fine in flight.

I have on Rx in my plane. All seems to be working. Hope to fly it sometime soon.

Thanks again!
Feb 01, 2013, 01:24 PM
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Hey Mike - clean out your inbox... I need to send you some information.. its important.
Feb 01, 2013, 01:35 PM
Fly FPV, sleep; repeat
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Originally Posted by scrtsqrl
Thanks!

My aileron and elevator servos jitter. But, I think that's because of the rate gyros/DragonOSD. They work fine in flight.

I have on Rx in my plane. All seems to be working. Hope to fly it sometime soon.

Thanks again!
Try turning off the gyros and see if it still does it.
Feb 01, 2013, 01:48 PM
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Mike, I forgot to inform you that I'm FPV Brasil member.
But no problem!
I'll buy another RX.
I look forward to flying with DragonLink in the Chapada Diamantina region.
Here in FPV Brasil almost all use the DragonLink and all are extremely satisfied.
Thank you for your attention!
Feb 01, 2013, 02:26 PM
'FPV'er...not a "LOS'er
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Originally Posted by scrtsqrl
Can I bind first, to check function, then Calibrate?

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I don't see why not. It seems counter-intuitive to calibrate first then bind, but that's the way Mike says to do it and it's worked for me. Though, in all honesty, my first V2 got bound then calibrated and it's working fine to date.
Feb 01, 2013, 03:52 PM
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Your website states you ship within 24 hours but 2 days later I have received no update. Your PM box is full

Transaction ID: 9LJ03512YR312190H

What's the deal?
Feb 01, 2013, 04:19 PM
Dixie Normious
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have you checked your paypal for tracking number?
Feb 01, 2013, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by scrtsqrl
Can I bind first, to check function, then Calibrate?

Thanks!
Sure, it does not matter if you do something first, or even bind 1000 time and then calibrate, just as long as you bind again after you calibrate. This assures that the last bind is the best one

Mike
Feb 01, 2013, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by iurisouza
Mike, I forgot to inform you that I'm FPV Brasil member.
But no problem!
I'll buy another RX.
I look forward to flying with DragonLink in the Chapada Diamantina region.
Here in FPV Brasil almost all use the DragonLink and all are extremely satisfied.
Thank you for your attention!
Hi,

I remember you, and yes I included your free receiver Whenever I do rememeber someone that qualifies for friend rewards, I ship the extra receiver even if they forget to claim it.

Mike


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