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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:28 PM
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I have a dx8 and can't seem to get the DL to start flashing so I can bind,what am I doing wrong,need help please.i am using a the trainer cord from anylink rc.also the battery in my dx8 is a 4.8v battery,it powers on my DL but not being able to bind.I do have the older v1 DL on my JR and never had problems with that unit.Seems to me I'm missing something.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 09:47 PM
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I have a dx8 and can't seem to get the DL to start flashing so I can bind,what am I doing wrong,need help please.i am using a the trainer cord from anylink rc.also the battery in my dx8 is a 4.8v battery,it powers on my DL but not being able to bind.I do have the older v1 DL on my JR and never had problems with that unit.Seems to me I'm missing something.

Did you remove the jumper after calibration?
Old Nov 17, 2012, 10:18 PM
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I have a dx8 and can't seem to get the DL to start flashing so I can bind,what am I doing wrong,need help please.i am using a the trainer cord from anylink rc.also the battery in my dx8 is a 4.8v battery,it powers on my DL but not being able to bind.I do have the older v1 DL on my JR and never had problems with that unit.Seems to me I'm missing something.
I believe the DL tx needs at least 6 volts. Might be part of the problem.
Old Nov 17, 2012, 11:55 PM
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Ok, Im sure this may have been covered somewhere, but Im not finding the answer. I am trying to hook up my headtracker via the DL ppm, but I need to covert the futaba square plug to the servo wire connector. The problem is the square plug from my tracker has 4 wires and the servo wire is 3 wires. So which wires do I connect to each other to make this work?

Here's pics for better explanation, thanks for your help in advance!
Old Nov 18, 2012, 03:21 AM
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Hi all
I need some help, i am trying to allocate switches on my 9x to operate the menus for my eagletree osd can anyone give me a blow by blow. I've been trying to set it up on the gear switch and the three position switch. thanks in advance.
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 07:40 AM
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Ok, Im sure this may have been covered somewhere, but Im not finding the answer. I am trying to hook up my headtracker via the DL ppm, but I need to covert the futaba square plug to the servo wire connector. The problem is the square plug from my tracker has 4 wires and the servo wire is 3 wires. So which wires do I connect to each other to make this work?

Here's pics for better explanation, thanks for your help in advance!
I think you can exclude the ppm in on the head tracker and use the ppm out. But I may have it backwards.

Maybe some one else can confirm this.
Old Nov 18, 2012, 10:32 AM
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Thanks Very much for your input, however it doesnt seem to be consistent with the tracker wire configuration. I have drawn a graphic of the wire colors for the pins. Can anyone confirm which wires go to which when converting to the 3 wire configuration for DL?


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I think you can exclude the ppm in on the head tracker and use the ppm out. But I may have it backwards.

Maybe some one else can confirm this.
Old Nov 18, 2012, 11:49 AM
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Hey, Woundring if they had send my dragonlink, I have not got any e-mail or heard anything from dragonlink.
Old Nov 18, 2012, 12:40 PM
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I sent my DLv1 for upgrade and was wondering what was the meaning of the led (calibrating, binding, changing id's) ?
Could someone let me know the color / sequence ?
thanks

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Old Nov 18, 2012, 04:39 PM
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Ok, Im sure this may have been covered somewhere, but Im not finding the answer. I am trying to hook up my headtracker via the DL ppm, but I need to covert the futaba square plug to the servo wire connector. The problem is the square plug from my tracker has 4 wires and the servo wire is 3 wires. So which wires do I connect to each other to make this work?

Here's pics for better explanation, thanks for your help in advance!
Logically ....
Headtracker feeds ppm signal to the DL port ... so thats ppm out.
Headtracker needs a power supply ... so that's switched +ve (+unswitched would see the tracker powered all the time and flatten your Tx battery.
Headtracker needs a ground ... so that's GND.

Three wires ... Sound right?
Old Nov 18, 2012, 05:41 PM
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You guys are great, I went FPV'ing with a DragonLink customer today with his FPV tricopter. This guy's FPV setup beat mine with a stick and the flight was beautiful. I love our customers.
Old Nov 18, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Mike & Chris, I finally got the time and weather to test out my replacement DL system today, and I'm definitely keeping the new one and sending you guys the old one. To make a long story short I am now sure there was something wrong with my original DL, and the new one jumped through hoops today without even blinking.

Some interesting stuff happened while I was flying my quad, and I happened to be recording. So I'll enter my low class video in next weeks contest and see how it does. Nothing superman FPV-wise, but maybe the swarm of birds will attract some viewers... LOL!

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Old Nov 19, 2012, 12:21 AM
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Thanks, however, the diagram shown doesnt at all match up to the color coding on the tracker.

According to that earlier diagram posted, shows PPM out as top left, however on my tracker its a red wire, on the +ve wire on the diagram, mine is a black wire. Then on the Ground, mine is a white wire.

So based on this, you believe I should wire it this way?

Servo Wire - Tracker Wire
Brown Wire - White Wire
Red Wire - Black Wire
Orange Wire - Red Wire

Doesn't seem correct?? See pics of earlier provided diagram and the configuration on my current Tracker square plug..Been hoping for a clear and definitive answer so I can start chopping wire, certainly don't want to fry this $100 tracker trying...



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Logically ....
Headtracker feeds ppm signal to the DL port ... so thats ppm out.
Headtracker needs a power supply ... so that's switched +ve (+unswitched would see the tracker powered all the time and flatten your Tx battery.
Headtracker needs a ground ... so that's GND.

Three wires ... Sound right?
Old Nov 19, 2012, 01:38 AM
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Chris, let's have an update to the magic PCB you are conjuring up! I cant wait to hear more!
I wish I knew how do what you can do. What a talent.
Old Nov 19, 2012, 02:31 AM
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Mike please ask to this question:

My Futuba 12FG seems to work well with DL module. What improves the firmware with this radio ?
I bought my DragonLink on July 2012. For you, is necessary that I send you the module to upgrade the firmware ?
But especially when will be possible to upgrade firmware from home ?


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