Jan 28, 2013, 03:10 PM
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After calibrating the ESCs you may need to go into the Assistant and set the idle speed to HIGH. Some ESCs require that to be changed.
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Jan 28, 2013, 03:18 PM
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After calibrating the ESCs you may need to go into the Assistant and set the idle speed to HIGH. Some ESCs require that to be changed.
How do I calibrate these ESCs?

I have no idea how to do it!
Jan 28, 2013, 03:21 PM
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Jan 28, 2013, 03:24 PM
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Calibration


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Ok I got one of 4 motors running

HOW EXCITING!

one seems to be stuttering...? The others aren't moving for some reason

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6F6VCvVoKU

I haven't done ESC calibration...I think I may try that right now.

I set up the switch. Manual and Attitude modes. (I was out of the house for 2 hours..but Now I'm back and ready to get this thing in the air)
Here's a recent post on ESC calibration.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ostcount=17071
You might want to do a little research of your own.
I think the Turnigy Plush (looks like what you're using) brochure has a similar procedure outlined.
Jan 28, 2013, 03:32 PM
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Thank you TJ.

Here is a video of the main problem I'm having.

VID_20130128_162611.mp4 (0 min 24 sec)


Do I need to get rid of these bullet connectors?

I could just solder directly
Jan 28, 2013, 03:35 PM
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Calibrate First


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Thank you TJ.

Here is a video of the main problem I'm having.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KABNUQia53E

Do I need to get rid of these bullet connectors?

I could just solder directly
That's not what a faulty bullet connector/motor behavior looks like.
Are those ESCs stock or re-flashed units?
The motor timing is all screwed up.
Try the ESC calibration.
Jan 28, 2013, 03:38 PM
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Clicking = motors not in sync with the ESC.
Jan 28, 2013, 03:48 PM
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That's not what a faulty bullet connector/motor behavior looks like.
Are those ESCs stock or re-flashed units?
The motor timing is all screwed up.
Try the ESC calibration.
Stock ESCs...

I'm not sure if I'm calibrating these correctly.. I still have the same problem..
Jan 28, 2013, 03:55 PM
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Stock ESCs...

I'm not sure if I'm calibrating these correctly.. I still have the same problem..
I sent you a link, and I told you to fish out the ESC brochure.
You need to educate yourself.
We'll help/teach, but you need to help/learn.
We're not in the business here of thinking for you...

Take us through your "calibration" procedure as you understand it...
Jan 28, 2013, 04:04 PM
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I sent you a link, and I told you to fish out the ESC brochure.
You need to educate yourself.
We'll help/teach, but you need to help/learn.
We're not in the business here of thinking for you...

Take us through your "calibration" procedure as you understand it...
I go through the exact process...and I've read the manual which talks about Throttle range setting.

I switch on transmitter with full throttle.
Then after full throttle, I wait two seconds for the two beeps.

At that point, I move throttle stick all the way down. But then it doesn't make the 3 single beep tones... it goes straight into "programming mode"
Jan 28, 2013, 04:05 PM
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Do you have any trims set on your TX?
Jan 28, 2013, 04:09 PM
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Do you have any trims set on your TX?
No.
They are set as so:

AIL 001<001>
ELE 001<035>
THR 001<014>
RUD 001<120>
Jan 28, 2013, 04:16 PM
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try this


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I go through the exact process...and I've read the manual which talks about Throttle range setting.

I switch on transmitter with full throttle.
power the ESCThen after full throttle, I wait two seconds for the two beeps.

At that point, I move throttle stick all the way down. You have to move it down quickly or it will enter programming mode. But then it doesn't make the 3 single beep tones... it goes straight into "programming mode"
did you power the tx, then full throttle, then power ESC? Your post isn't clear
Jan 28, 2013, 04:22 PM
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did you power the tx, then full throttle, then power ESC? Your post isn't clear
Power on TX with full throttle stick.

Turn on ESC.

Wait for 2 second beep.

Move stick down.

After that, it still doesn't seem to be calibrating.
Jan 28, 2013, 04:25 PM
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Power on TX with full throttle stick.

Turn on ESC.

Wait for 2 second beep.

Move stick down.

After that, it still doesn't seem to be calibrating.
Sorry I didn't catch which ESC's you are using? I've ran into some that don't work with the standard calibration procedure.


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