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Mar 01, 2007, 03:00 PM
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Setting up New Blade CP Pro with Berg7

I just received my RX Berg 7 do I need to setup the fail safe? Also Do I need to program my E-flite ESC's one's a 20amp, and the other is a 5amp, Going to be running brushless park 370, with twin tail motor, or the brushed 5amp esc. And I'm going to be setting up the G90. And it will all run off the thunder power 910mAh 3Cell Li-po.

And the TX is going to be JR 8103HDT
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Mar 01, 2007, 03:13 PM
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I would set them both up.

For the fail safe on the Berg, just be sure it brings throttle and rudder all the way down.

For the main ESC, you want to set up soft start (on the softest setting) for sure. I wouldn't use soft start on the tail (if it's an option). I also disable all voltage and current cut-off, and be sure to disable the brake on both.
Mar 01, 2007, 03:15 PM
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Also where to plug everything in, is it the same order as most rx's. And which pinion should I use, the factory 8T or the HPI Micro RS4 Pinion with 8T and a Setscrew. Also I have a 10T&12T Pinions.
Mar 01, 2007, 03:28 PM
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See below
Last edited by RCHSF; Mar 01, 2007 at 05:31 PM. Reason: My Bad
Mar 01, 2007, 04:11 PM
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My E-flite ESC says if useing the esc with bec disabled turn the transmitter first,apply power to the receiver and servos, then plug the power battery into the esc?

I have to go thru this every time, just because I disabled the lowe voltage cutoff?

Edit I know what BEC disabeling is now, it's when you want to power the esc, and rx buy seprate power sourse's. Thats for it being disabled.

But I dont think my E-flite 5amp can be programed to not cut off, since it does not say anything about disableing it.

Now should I just use the Pixie 7P I bought just to be on the safe side, I asume it can be programed.
Last edited by RCHSF; Mar 01, 2007 at 05:31 PM.
Mar 01, 2007, 06:19 PM
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Disable the BEC by disconecting the red center wire. I use a 9 tooth pinion with that motor on a similar size and weight heli. The 8 or 10 should be ok, the HPI is nicer than stock. I setup my fail safe with throttle down and everything else centered (cyclic, pitch, rudder). With the motor tail I can see setting it to full left for rudder but I don't.
Mar 01, 2007, 06:23 PM
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Why do I need to disable the BEC, is that not for useing seprate power supply, for esc, and rx. Please be more clear. thanks
Mar 01, 2007, 07:43 PM
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Channels are the same order as the original rx, except the gyro goes into channel 4 and the tail ESC plugs into the gyro.

You want to disable the BEC on the tail ESC so they're not fighting each other. Just pull the red pin out of the connector for your tail ESC and call it done. All of your servos, etc. share the same + and - circuit through your receiver and gyro.
Mar 01, 2007, 07:49 PM
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Cant even set it up, just found out, the Berg 7 want work with my Jr 8103, Because it's PCM, the rx cant reconize the signal. Even thou it's on the same channel 49. I was told on here buy someone it would work. I should have know better. So I guess I'm stuck with a bunch of junk, And no more funds to buy anything else. I would like to know if I can change the modual in the tx to just plain FM, and not PCM. But I cant even afford that so #%**@##$
Mar 01, 2007, 09:37 PM
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Wait, you should be able to select whether it's PCM or PPM (FM), and the Berg7 is auto shift-select, so you should be fine. Crack open the manual for your radio.
Mar 01, 2007, 09:46 PM
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Maybe pg. 31 here will help??
Mar 01, 2007, 09:48 PM
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I set the TX For PPM, and The Berg Red Lite is on, the berg manual says it's not a valid signal if the lite is on. I'm stumped. tx, and rx is on same channel too.
Mar 01, 2007, 09:49 PM
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I have the manual and done looked at all that>
Mar 01, 2007, 09:53 PM
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You got a Berg crystal in that thing? If so, I'd give CC a call...
Mar 01, 2007, 09:58 PM
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original berg crystal, I bought it off e-bay new.

Would this work with my TX, and use my curent JR RX crystal.

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