Thread Tools
Nov 08, 2012, 06:20 AM
Registered User
molond's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by dvogonen
You are right and I was wrong. I based my post on older information than is now available. Here is a link to the module design for 9XR
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-XBN07a9a0k...DULE_CASE.jpeg
Well they did it properly this time!
On the 9X if you swapped the old module out (and thus cut the antenna wire) it was impossible to put it back in. That's why I never changed it but I will probably buy a UHF module for this now!
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Nov 08, 2012, 06:51 AM
Registered User
LR will not use this design, antennas are incompatible.
433MHz must have its own antenna, can't use 2.4GHz antenna.

PS: UHF term means 300 - 3000 MHz, thus covers both 433 and 2400MHz, using it is ambiguous in some contexts.
Nov 08, 2012, 06:56 AM
Registered User
dvogonen's Avatar
" Questionable design...
So this module will be dedicated for 9XR, can't be used in other radios ... "

Yes, but they have already marketed a version of the module with antenna on the back that can be used by any radio.
I for one welcome the initiative. HK claims to encourage other producers to make modules that use the internal antenna. I really dislike the backside antennas and see the addition of an internal 2.4 ghz antenna that is free for use as a large + for 9XR. Hopefully other producers (FrSky etc) take note and introduce the same antenna contact.
Nov 08, 2012, 07:10 AM
Registered User
molond's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by RENATOA
LR will not use this design, antennas are incompatible.
433MHz must have its own antenna, can't use 2.4GHz antenna.

PS: UHF term means 300 - 3000 MHz, thus covers both 433 and 2400MHz, using it is ambiguous in some contexts.
I know that, I just meant I could put the original 2.4GHz module back into the remote with ease.

Unlike the 9X, where once you cut that cable you had to do some serious modding to get the module back on.

Also does anyone know exactly what spec plug it is and where I can get it as I kept the module from my broken 9X and would like to have that as my second module.

Darcy

P.S. I was actually thinking, as I wrote the previous post, "Isn't 2.4GHz an Ultra High Frequency?"
Last edited by molond; Nov 08, 2012 at 07:26 AM. Reason: Spellcheck
Nov 08, 2012, 07:34 AM
Registered User
The original Flysky 9X design was good, and the other rebranders, iMax, Eurgle, etc. keep it as it was. Only Turnigy had that crazy idea of that umbilical cable to hardwire the module to the radio, without any reason, antenna on back works very well.
And no, embedded antenna is not a good idea, maybe for park fliers. But is off-topic here to start some antenna basics.
Nov 08, 2012, 08:03 AM
60 years of RC flying
Daedalus66's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by RENATOA
The original Flysky 9X design was good, and the other rebranders, iMax, Eurgle, etc. keep it as it was. Only Turnigy had that crazy idea of that umbilical cable to hardwire the module to the radio, without any reason, antenna on back works very well.
And no, embedded antenna is not a good idea, maybe for park fliers. But is off-topic here to start some antenna basics.
I had been wondering whether anyone had done any tests to determine whether there was any significant difference in performance among the various antenna arrangements: out the top of the transmitter, on the back pointing up (or at 45 degrees), or on the back pointing sideways or even down. Also, does the metal handle get in the way?

My preferred arrangement is that used by the newer Spektrum modules, which provide full interchangeability but raise the antenna above the top of the transmitter and handle. But maybe it doesn't really matter. I just know that I haven't seen any practical difference among the arrangements I've used (most of the above).
Nov 12, 2012, 03:36 PM
Registered User
Dillzio's Avatar
So what is the word on when the 9XR is FINALLY coming out?

I was on this thread months ago when people were saying around August and I got sick of waiting and just got an ordinary 9X.

I left my Tx in my car over the weekend and it didn't appreciate the heat, and now the elevator pot has gone dickey. I was expecting I'd be able to buy a 9XR by now but it's STILL not out???
Nov 12, 2012, 05:18 PM
Happy FPV flyer
Kilrah's Avatar
Last thing we heard was that it would be in stock on the 15th " +/- 2 days" - so this week. I have some doubts though.
Nov 12, 2012, 05:46 PM
I think I'm inverted. Maybe.
acetech09's Avatar
There was a photo on HK's facebook with one of the devs holding a prototype within the last few days... so It might be out in 4-5 weeks . I'm patient though. My Dx6i is working just fine for now.
Nov 12, 2012, 05:48 PM
Team WarpSquad
Daryoon's Avatar
They said this month. I expect it any day now.
Nov 12, 2012, 07:28 PM
Registered User
What is the weight so we can begin figuring out what other items we need to order to get to within 2g of the maximum allowable weight before going to the next higher shipping tier?

Whos's with me here? You know you ALL are thinking the same thing!
Nov 12, 2012, 10:29 PM
Registered User
molond's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by shahram72
What is the weight so we can begin figuring out what other items we need to order to get to within 2g of the maximum allowable weight before going to the next higher shipping tier?

Whos's with me here? You know you ALL are thinking the same thing!
Probably 1.3kg like the 9X
Nov 12, 2012, 10:48 PM
Plane Fanatic
DeathWarmedUp's Avatar
Well I am thinking they may target just under the 1kg like the newer 6ch Turnigy TX units.
Nov 12, 2012, 11:39 PM
Tassie Electric, Heli, Glider
ChrisJ800's Avatar
Will it be out before the new Frsky x9D or at the same time? Are they essentially the same?
Nov 12, 2012, 11:41 PM
Registered User
molond's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by ChrisJ800
Will it be out before the new Frsky x9D or at the same time? Are they essentially the same?
No the 9XR and the x9D will be different remotes as Hobby King has designed the 9XR from scratch.
Darcy


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Gens Ace, Turnigy, Turnigy Nano-Tech Sky lipo, etc. What's Your Preference? jlloyd1995 Batteries and Chargers 133 May 14, 2015 10:53 PM
Sold 2 turnigy motors 2 turnigy esc's crashnburn69 Aircraft - Electric - Power Systems (FS/W) 4 Oct 13, 2012 11:05 AM
For Sale Turnigy 2x 3s 1000 mah and 2s 1000 mah and Turnigy 2s/3s Lipo charger. Falconpunch Aircraft - Electric - Batteries & Chargers (FS/W) 1 Mar 18, 2012 09:47 PM
Discussion Turnigy or Turnigy Nanotech lawguy14 Batteries and Chargers 4 Mar 15, 2012 08:48 AM