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Spirit System - Spektrum Integration & Futaba Telemetry

Spirit has added Spektrum integration with all the latest Spektrum radios. Read on for more info!


Version 2.4.3 was released!

From Spirit System:

Brand new Spektrum Integration:

  • Added new integration with all latest Spektrum radios! Supported are: DX6e, DX6 Gen 2, DX6 Gen 3, DX7 Gen 2, DX8 Gen 2, DX9, DX10T, DX18 Gen 1, DX18 Gen 2, DX18T, DX18QQ or DX20.
  • Easily accessible configuration of all parameters anytime you wish!
  • Supported with receiver SPM4649T.
  • Can be optionally complemented by Spektrum satellites.
  • NOTE: Integration guide is available at the Wiki pages.
  • NOTE: Require Bootloader re-flash.

Spektrum Integration - Spirit System (4 min 30 sec)

Telemetry with Spektrum radios:

  • Support for the Spirit telemetry with all telemetry-enabled Spektrum radios.
  • Support for the ESC telemetry with the following ESCs:
  • Castle Creations Phoenix Edge & Talon
  • HobbyWing Platinum V4
  • Scorpion Tribunus
  • Kontronik Kosmik & Jive Pro
  • Kontronik Jive & PowerJive
  • Supported with receiver SPM4649T

Spektrum triple redundancy:

  • Possibility to connect up to 2x Spektrum satellites and 1x SPM4649T
  • All can receive signal to extend signal range

Spektrum DSM2/X optimization:

  • Protocol support was rewritten to enhance channel data processing and reliability.
  • Full support for the SPM4649T serial telemetry receiver.

New Futaba telemetry support:

  • Support for the Spirit telemetry with all telemetry-enabled FASSTest radios.
  • Available telemetry variables:
  • Battery current consumption
  • Battery voltage
  • Battery consumed capacity
  • RPM provided by RPM sensor or ESC
  • FET temperature of the ESC
  • BEC Voltage (provided by unit)
  • Vibration level (0 - 10% is normal level)
  • Support for the ESC telemetry with the following ESCs:
  • Castle Creations Phoenix Edge & Talon
  • HobbyWing Platinum V4
  • Scorpion Tribunus
  • Kontronik Kosmik & Jive Pro
  • Kontronik Jive & PowerJive
  • Works with receivers: R7003SB, R7006SB, R7008SB, R7014SB or R7018SB
  • Telemetry guide is available at the Wiki pages

Jeti Telemetry optimization:

  • Speed-up of the telemetry data transmission.

PWM connection and Wifi-Link compatibility:

  • When using PWM the Wifi-Link can be always connected to the unit also during power up.
  • NOTE: Require Bootloader re-flash.

Spirit Pro - Temperature drift compensation:

  • New compensation that can improve overall flight, stabilisation and rescue precision.
  • Noticeable improvement when Spektrum satellites and high voltage is used.
  • Helps during rapid temperature changes.

Setup wizard:

  • Added new preset for: Goblin Fireball
  • When changing receiver type, assigned special functions are reseted now.

Updated Bootloader:

  • Better compatibility with SPM4649T.
  • Better compatibility with Wifi-Link.

NOTE: To flash new bootloader press CTRL+B keys before pressing Flash button before flashing process. WARNING: Flash new bootloader only in case that the firmware flashing process is working correctly on your computer. If you do not use Spektrum integration then it is not needed.

You do not have to change any settings after the update from the previous version 2.3 and 2.4.x.


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Aug 22, 2017, 12:06 PM
Grumpy old git.. Who me?
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I'm running a beta version of this firmware update that i got a couple of weeks ago. it works great, it's really nice to be able to adjust all the FBL parameters right from the Tx with an easy to understand user interface.
Aug 22, 2017, 05:27 PM
shouldve been playin starcraft
wow, recently i bought futaba 14sg with telemetry, maybe spirit will be worth trying on my next heli

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