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Oct 08, 2013, 04:39 AM
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OwnTX / OpenTX - Displays, MCU boards etc. that work with OpenTX and similar firmware

As I already suggetsed in this post: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=754 I would like to start a List of hardware that is known to work with openTX and similar firmwares.
As a start this is the list of components I used to do my Futaba FX-18 to Open FX-18 conversion:

MCU Board


Two Axis Joystick Switch:
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Oct 08, 2013, 06:48 PM
Brisbane, Australia
I did a very simple conversion using a HK T6 transmitter and a Turnigy 9XR main pcb.
The 9XR connector pinouts are in a pdf file here.
There is no display, it is running er9x firmware, and holds one model that is loaded or modified with eepe.

pics here:
Oct 09, 2013, 09:32 AM
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MCU adapter board:

(if the link doesn't work, just search for 'TQFP 64 pcb' on ebay).
I prefer the rectangular ones, because they are a bit smaller than the square ones.
Plus they have plenty extra holes for crystal, capacitors, and some spare VCC and GND connectors.

LCD ZIF adapter board:

(or search for '0.5 mm pitch adapter board' on ebay)

Oct 09, 2013, 10:50 AM
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Hope you do not mind some input from me.

For core 9x diy

I ordered blank development pcb as I had spare m128 as some others may also:-


LCD display:-


I am working on 9xr pcb diy from Hobbyking as linked by Ian444 in above post.

LCD display ERC12864FSF-4 :-


Last edited by plane_spotter; Oct 10, 2013 at 06:49 AM.
Oct 09, 2013, 11:28 AM
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Hi plane_spotter,

In the picture on Ebay it looks as if pin 25 on the 0.5mm pitch adapter board is not connected to anything...
Is that correct ? Didn't that cause problems with your LCD?

Last edited by Feddo; Oct 09, 2013 at 11:55 AM.
Oct 09, 2013, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by plane_spotter
Hope you do not mind some input from me.
No! Keep going! That was exactly the intention of this thread.
As good old Frank would say: I like the poems better than the jumping. More poems please!

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