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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-30-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By pilotpete2
No, the Tactic AnyLink module will not bind to...

No, the Tactic AnyLink module will not bind to Parkzone BNF models which are DSM2. The AnyLink module is for using most popular transmitters to fly the Hobbico TX ready series of planes;)
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-24-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,952
Posted By pilotpete2
Sounds like you got a smoking deal on your...

Sounds like you got a smoking deal on your DX8:tc:
On this side of the Pond the 18MZ lists for $2999.99, but you can get some much better deals, but still waaaay too much for me and my flying...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-24-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,952
Posted By pilotpete2
True, 12 ch FASSTest has better latency than the...

True, 12 ch FASSTest has better latency than the 18 channel mode, an important consideration for high performance Heli pilots, but resolution is the same, and all channels are of equal performance,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-24-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,952
Posted By pilotpete2
It's more than the resolution, there is also...

It's more than the resolution, there is also slower response time on those channels. Yes, there are many uses for those extra 6 channels in complex scale models with many accessory functions. Flaps...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-24-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,952
Posted By pilotpete2
The DX18 only has 12 channels available for...

The DX18 only has 12 channels available for control surfaces. Channels 13-18 are of low resolution and high latency.
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-20-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By pilotpete2
rcers, I've been down a long road with...

rcers,
I've been down a long road with connector confoosion!
My first radio, a Futaba Conquest AM used the ancient G connectors (the servo leads were actually male), my second an Attack AM with G...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-20-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By pilotpete2
It would even be nicer if JR/Spektrum and...

It would even be nicer if JR/Spektrum and Airtronics would have the Futaba orientation slots in their receiver cases as Hitec does:)
The slot for the Futaba orientation (not polarity) tab acts as a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-04-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By pilotpete2
No problem at all, since the JR/Spektrum training...

No problem at all, since the JR/Spektrum training system does not provide any power connection between the radios, only the PPM signal is sent over the buddy cord.
Pete
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-09-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 71,141
Posted By pilotpete2
Here's a video to put a smile on everyone's...

Here's a video to put a smile on everyone's face:tc:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_hdLbBrtxI
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-05-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,639
Posted By pilotpete2
No problem with the pins, back when the "old...

No problem with the pins, back when the "old style" ATX plugs were still in use, some suppliers of ESCs and servos included one of the old style ATX plug housings and instructions on how to switch...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-16-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By pilotpete2
Some things never change, seems that getting a...

Some things never change, seems that getting a 72Mhz antenna too close to the receiver could cause issues also:)
That Showtime 50 is one good flying model:silly:
We have two at our field with OS AX...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-30-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By pilotpete2
Futaba's new T6J that goes for the price of a...

Futaba's new T6J that goes for the price of a DX6i offers all stick modes:)
Oh, and Spektrum receivers are way more than the Futaba S-FHSS receivers, only the "orange" receivers offer a lower cost...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-06-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 122,415
Posted By pilotpete2
At the risk of sounding like a broken record....

At the risk of sounding like a broken record. Eneloop-click, Eneloop-click, Eneloop;)
Pete
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-01-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By pilotpete2
I use the 300mA rate for discharging packs of...

I use the 300mA rate for discharging packs of that size with the Digipace II.
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-27-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By pilotpete2
I bet your buddy has a newer DX7 that came with a...

I bet your buddy has a newer DX7 that came with a charger that was the correct output (150mA) for charging a 1500mAh pack. The early units came with a charger (50 or 70mA) that was for the older Nicd...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-27-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,726
Posted By pilotpete2
I have heard that the latest firmware that...

I have heard that the latest firmware that they'll be loading will prevent this from ever happening again.
Since the radios has to go back in, I would consider having the DSMX upgrade done also....
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-23-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By pilotpete2
Chellie, Thanks for posting that video of the...

Chellie,
Thanks for posting that video of the Big Boys in action. Being an Easterner, I never had the opportunity to see engines of that size in operation. The big 4-8-4 Northerns out east, while...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-21-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By pilotpete2
4-8-8-4, now that's something to get all steamed...

4-8-8-4, now that's something to get all steamed up about:Q
Sure wish the UP would restore one of the survivors to running condition, there was some talk, but nothing seemed to come of it:{.
Who...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-13-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,507
Posted By pilotpete2
Another neat and inexpensive solution is to...

Another neat and inexpensive solution is to download one of the shareware O'scope programs to your PC. You just connect the receiver output to the line level input on the sound card, or main board of...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-09-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By pilotpete2
Do a google search on throttle lock for electric...

Do a google search on throttle lock for electric planes. I don't fly JR, so I can't give the correct values to program, but a simple mix of throttle to throttle, assigned to a switch of your choice...
Forum: Power Systems 01-03-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,938
Posted By pilotpete2
Other than the time I folded the wing of a 2M...

Other than the time I folded the wing of a 2M sailplane at about 600' AGL and stripped both HS-81 gearsets in the resultant crash, I've never stripped one out in normal use, or bonking a control...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-12-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,282
Posted By pilotpete2
Hi Dennis, Heck if 3A is good, then 10A is even...

Hi Dennis,
Heck if 3A is good, then 10A is even better:<:
I wonder how many of our younger generation know what a "Lincoln" fuse is????
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-11-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,282
Posted By pilotpete2
Make sure that the fuse in your radio is marked...

Make sure that the fuse in your radio is marked .3A, not 3/10A
Bigggg difference, as the dot is not a decimal point:<:
JR normally uses a 3A fast blowing fuse in their charge circuit:)
Pete
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 11-23-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,261
Posted By pilotpete2
Excellent info on using A123 cells for receiver...

Excellent info on using A123 cells for receiver power!
I now have all my gas/glow powered models switched over, so your preaching to the choir in my case:).
The larger of my two gassers ( I do fly...
Forum: Power Systems 06-24-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By pilotpete2
While you didn't mention which Futaba PCM radio...

While you didn't mention which Futaba PCM radio you're using, I would also check to see if you have any value set in the throttle delay function (it normally is 0%) on the radio, if your radio has...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-04-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By pilotpete2
Hi Gord, Putting in a diode(s) is double...

Hi Gord,
Putting in a diode(s) is double insurance. If you suffer from brain fade (who me:<:) and plug in the wall wart, the diode will not allow charging the lipo at all through the charge jack...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-25-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,374
Posted By pilotpete2
No issue adding a couple of inches, especially...

No issue adding a couple of inches, especially since the wires now are pretty short. You have to get up to about a length of two feet to start worrying about blowing the electrolytic caps on the ESC....
Forum: Power Systems 02-21-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,497
Posted By pilotpete2
Hi Steve, This is one application where a...

Hi Steve,
This is one application where a simple on/off SPST switch would be acceptable as an arming switch, as the current in this case is low enough that a small switch from Radio Shack will be...
Forum: Power Systems 02-15-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,658
Posted By pilotpete2
Are you sure you have prop mounted correctly? By...

Are you sure you have prop mounted correctly? By that I mean the curved airfoil side must always be facing in the direction of flight. It's a common mistake to mount a reverse rotation prop, or a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-09-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By pilotpete2
The hottest 3D pilot at our field has been using...

The hottest 3D pilot at our field has been using the DM9 module in an older JR TX. The added latency is not noticeable to him. I use both a fasst and DM8 module in the 9C, if anything it feels...
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