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Jun 29, 2012, 06:42 PM
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No it's not bricked, but the aileron issue is a worry.

Just power up the gyro with the button held and then use John's app to flash the CX v1.2 firmware in the first post of this thread.
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Jun 29, 2012, 07:12 PM
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My gosh, PHMX... I do believe that if you were sitting all alone in an empty room, you could find some worthless subject to argue about.

Please do us all a favor - drop it and move on.

Thank you!
The ignore list worked will for me. The first time I've ever added anyone to it, but I just couldn't see the point of reading his posts.
Jun 29, 2012, 10:56 PM
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The ignore list worked will for me. The first time I've ever added anyone to it, but I just couldn't see the point of reading his posts.
how do you do that? I have a candidate for it too
Jun 30, 2012, 12:25 AM
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@Dr.M -

1. Make sure you are logged in
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Jun 30, 2012, 04:19 AM
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Originally Posted by beenflying
No it's not bricked, but the aileron issue is a worry.

Just power up the gyro with the button held and then use John's app to flash the CX v1.2 firmware in the first post of this thread.
Thank you for your help. I succeded in reflashing it. Weird that i still have the Ail issue. Tried all channel in my rx (these works with pitch,ele,rudder) but Ail still not moving. I think it's the gyro unit or the wire? Opened the gyro to check solders, nothing wrong. Connection lead seems ok too for me....
Jun 30, 2012, 04:50 AM
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Glad I could help. I had a similar problem with the ZYX and it was the soldering of the MPU (biggest black IC). You could not tell by just looking at it. A single servo not working, has to be the gyro, not the leads to the Rx. Moving the pitch up and down should move all of the cyclic servos, and the elevator should move all servos as well.

One thing you can try, if you have the gyro open. With it running, press down firmly on the MPU, and see if the servo starts working.

I don't know where you got you gyro from. If it was eHirobo, they have very good customer service. You would probably only have to send them a video, to get a replacement.
Jun 30, 2012, 05:37 AM
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I got it from ehirobo. Unfortunately i tried your suggestion with no succes. Collective movement is ok, pitch movement ok, rudder ok, tail gain ok, only aileron is missing. All servos are working so now i think it's support time.
Jun 30, 2012, 06:30 AM
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Originally Posted by beflifo
Thank you for your help. I succeded in reflashing it. Weird that i still have the Ail issue. Tried all channel in my rx (these works with pitch,ele,rudder) but Ail still not moving. I think it's the gyro unit or the wire? Opened the gyro to check solders, nothing wrong. Connection lead seems ok too for me....
Are you positive that you have the Aileron connector the right way up ? having black / red / black leaves lots of scope for error. Try turning it through 180 degrees
Jun 30, 2012, 06:50 AM
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tried swapping aileron connector from rx and also to gyro nut no success. Strange thing is when i move the gyro it compensate ailron, but it doesn't take any input from rx stick. I also checked my tx aileron stick and it is working with direct servo on rx. On collective, all 3 servos goes up and down, on pitch, elevator servo goes down, the front 2 goes up and vice versa. It must be something on the aileron input to the servo, still can't figure it. Output is fine because it does it's job by compensating
Jun 30, 2012, 06:56 AM
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Originally Posted by beflifo
I got it from ehirobo. Unfortunately i tried your suggestion with no succes. Collective movement is ok, pitch movement ok, rudder ok, tail gain ok, only aileron is missing. All servos are working so now i think it's support time.
I thought you meant the aileron servo wasn't moving. I now take it that the aileron stick does not make the servos move. This is very different.

If this is the case then the signal from the aileron channel is not getting to the gyro, or to the MPU in the gyro. This could be a faulty lead or an Rx issue. Make sure a servo plugged into the Rx aileron channel works and as Mike says that the lead is orientated correctly. IIRC the aileron lead has two black wires, so it's easy to get it wrong.
Jun 30, 2012, 07:06 AM
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Sure it's not an Rx issue because when i plug directly a servo on Rx aileron channel, it moves. For the lead problem, not a good idea to cut it and test with another for the warranty i think
Jun 30, 2012, 07:11 AM
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For the lead problem, not a good idea to cut it and test with another for the warranty i think
use a multimeter and ohm it out
Jun 30, 2012, 08:17 AM
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Just tested all wires and leads and all are ok with multimeter. However i noticed that one of the black wire is not connected to anything on the gyro circuit board. It is just soldered on the pcb and goes nowhere after.
Jun 30, 2012, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Tahuyeh
My gosh, PHMX... I do believe that if you were sitting all alone in an empty room, you could find some worthless subject to argue about.

Please do us all a favor - drop it and move on.

Thank you!
What? I'm not the one making a fuzz about ventilating an opinion.
Jun 30, 2012, 11:39 AM
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Make sure your TX is in H-1 mode or one servo


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