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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
http://www.ebay.de/itm/ATmega128-M12...X:DERP:DE:1123

Display:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/12864-128X64...E:L:OC:DE:3160

Two Axis Joystick Switch:
http://www.pollin.de/shop/dt/OTEzOTc...A413G_LFG.html
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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:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=765
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=771
Oct 09, 2013, 09:32 AM
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MCU adapter board:
http://www.ebay.nl/itm/2Pcs-0-5-0-8m...82dbbcf&_uhb=1

(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:
http://www.ebay.nl/itm/Multiple-0-5-...a0d6a59&_uhb=1

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

regards,
Feddo
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:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1709978825...84.m1438.l2649

LCD display:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1906889861...117%26_rdc%3D1


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

LCD display ERC12864FSF-4 :-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12864-128x...item43bd41a738

regards,
Ashley
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?

regards,
Feddo
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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