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Feb 20, 2013, 06:23 AM
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Phoenix with Devo 7e


Do I need any cables/adaptors (other than the dongle that comes with Phoenix) to hook my Devo 7e (Walkera tx) up to Phoenix sim?

I've seen contradictory information regarding this so am unsure whether I need an adaptor such as: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Walkera-Ad...item337c6731d5

Can anyone with Phoenix and a Devo 7e help?
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Feb 20, 2013, 06:27 AM
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Just mail support, they know what you need support@phoenix-sim.com
Feb 20, 2013, 09:29 AM
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Good call
For anyone else wondering how to get the Devo 7e to work with Phoenix, this was their support's answer:

We have not tested this transmitter but customers confirm the following works correctly:
1) Ensure TX is turned off.
2) Insert the 3.5mm mono to mono cable supplied with the TX into the DSC port.
3) Power on the TX. After a couple of seconds, the display should say:
"PC 0%" rather than the usual "TH 0%".
4) Without powering down the TX, swap the Walkera cable for the Phoenix dongle cable.
Aug 10, 2013, 10:07 AM
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Good call
For anyone else wondering how to get the Devo 7e to work with Phoenix, this was their support's answer:

We have not tested this transmitter but customers confirm the following works correctly:
1) Ensure TX is turned off.
2) Insert the 3.5mm mono to mono cable supplied with the TX into the DSC port.
3) Power on the TX. After a couple of seconds, the display should say:
"PC 0%" rather than the usual "TH 0%".
4) Without powering down the TX, swap the Walkera cable for the Phoenix dongle cable.
You just saved me from going insane!!!
I had been searching and reading for two days pulling my hair out on how to get Phoenix to recognize my Devo 7 and doing what you recommended is the ONLY method that worked.
So many were posting that the devo 7 works with phoenix, but I could not figure out how to make it work!

Thank you so much for posting this!!!
Aug 03, 2014, 12:27 PM
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Sorry to dig up an old thread but...

If the Devo 7E is running Deviation would it be just a case of choosing a suitable model file as well as following the above instructions?
Sep 02, 2014, 04:42 AM
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DEVO 7 & Phoenix 5


Truespin you have just saved me from going completely mental. Thank you so, so much.
Why didn't the people who sold me Phoenix tell me about this quirk ?
Sep 16, 2014, 01:51 PM
>DON'T PANIC<
Hi folks,

When I do step 1 thru 3 my brand new Devo 7E does not display "PC 0%" rather than the usual "TH 0%". What does change on the normal transmitter screen display is the TX signal strength bars disappear and an image of what looks like a computer monitor hooked to a TX radio appears in its place. Can I safely assume this is the same thing? I'm wanting to get Phoenix 5 to use with this TX.

Also, is it confirmed that the Phoenix "stereo" plug will work ok plugged into the 7E's mono port, or do you need a stereo to mono adapter.

Thanks,
Dan

PS - Does the 7E have to be running Deviation, or will the stock firmware work with Phoenix?
Last edited by LDan101; Sep 16, 2014 at 01:56 PM. Reason: One more thing please.
Sep 16, 2014, 01:54 PM
>DON'T PANIC<
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Sep 25, 2014, 07:02 AM
>DON'T PANIC<
I got Phoenix 5 and by just following the included instructions (ignoring the part about transmitters not supported: All Walkera except 2xxx) my still unDeviated Devo 7E works with just the included Phoenix interface cable.


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