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Jan 22, 2012, 10:33 AM
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Walkera UFO mx400/ Devo 8


Hi there,
I just got the new walkera mx400 with the devo 8 transmitter. It was ordered from Hong Kong, so the details in the manual are a little sorted.
I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find the setting configuration for the transmitter.
I can't wait to get this thing in the air! Thanks if anyone can help!

K,
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Feb 11, 2012, 01:17 PM
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Have you had a chance to fly this quadcopter yet? I have been thinking about getting one. It looks like about the nicest quad for the money.
Feb 23, 2012, 03:35 PM
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Hi Guys,

I have a question regarding the Devo 8. I understand that there is 12 model memory at a given time. Is there like a SD card slot feature to make unlimited upload model memory?

Please advise
Feb 23, 2012, 05:09 PM
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i don't think so, how many models do you need to store?
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Feb 24, 2012, 11:28 AM
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ive got 28 planes and 20 helicopters I need to store...my walkera 2801 is takin gup 8 models but that leaves 40 more I need to store

So im reading the ad...

http://www.walkera.com/en1/particular.jsp?pn=DEVO8

im not sure what they mean by item number 8

8). Online update function:Enjoying update the latest program and copy model data freely and easily.
Feb 24, 2012, 11:47 AM
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It means you can update the firmware as far as I know but damned, thats a lot of stuff.
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Feb 24, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Hi Kgarrison

Sigghhh

I should have got the Devo 12 then. Man....

OK it is what it is...but are you sure???? is there a way we can find out? i dont want to have to spend 600 dollars for a devo 12 if i dont have to.

Ive already got28 recievers for the devo 8 in the mail going to install them in to my ships when they are here.

I hope we can get to the bottom of this but i cant find any resources!
Feb 24, 2012, 12:25 PM
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ANother question

WOuld the Devo 12s be combatible with all devo recievers? all versions?
Feb 24, 2012, 01:04 PM
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ANother question

WOuld the Devo 12s be combatible with all devo recievers? all versions?
why did you convert everything to walkera stuff? am i missing something here? i would of gone for a turnigy 9x myself then flashed it with er9x firmware and either used turnigy RX's or added a flysky module and used those RX's instead? you would of spent a lot less and had 16 model memory with the er9x firmware and at $50+ dollars per 9x you could of bought never used one and still had a lot more model memory than your current amount of models?
Feb 24, 2012, 03:22 PM
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i have 20 walkera helicopters...in addition to my fleet of 28 planes

all 20 helicopters are walkera.

Also I have had good experience with the 2801 pro, walkera technology is good and I think I dont mind paying more.

Not sure how technology is with turnigy...but the spectrum stuff with orange counter parts are garbabe IMHO!

I can get a devo 2801 reciever for 29 bucks on ebay and ehiboro....only 15 dollars more than an orange reciever and satellite combo from hobbyking...

the orage stuff is blind build device material and virtually has no QA...the Devo stuff you can trust.

Turnigy I dont know

but back to my main question :


WOuld the Devo 12s be combatible with all devo recievers? all versions?
Feb 24, 2012, 08:28 PM
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dont worry just reading the 1st line of your reply made it all make sense no point in changing to another brand
Feb 26, 2012, 12:23 AM
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guys

I got a brand new devo 8 with rx and usb cable neck strap in a box unopened i need to get rid of because Im getting the devo 12s...I do not wish to return it to the vendor because the return refund process is a pain in the neck and taxing on time...

http://www.ehirobo.com/shop/product_...ducts_id=10711

ill let mine go for 200 shipped

pm me if interested
Mar 04, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Hi there,
I just got the new walkera mx400 with the devo 8 transmitter. It was ordered from Hong Kong, so the details in the manual are a little sorted.
I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find the setting configuration for the transmitter.
I can't wait to get this thing in the air! Thanks if anyone can help!

K,
Hi Atomiton,

I have an MX400 with the Devo 7 Tx and had a similar concern about the settings. Come to find out that that the Tx should work for the MX400 without any attention to the settings. The multitude of settings that all the Devo Tx's have boggle the mind at first, but my Devo 7 Tx works fine with my UFO 5# and my UFO MX400 without getting mired down in all those settings. Why Walkera confuses the issue with all those illustrations in the manual is one of those mysteries of the Orient.

Let me know if this helps.
Apr 09, 2012, 08:09 PM
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To answer the original question you can download the pdf file from walkera. Com that's what I did


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