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Forum: Power Systems Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By fhhuber
or... in an EDF model. How much is your time...

or... in an EDF model.

How much is your time worth to test and make sue the gear drive system is set up right?
Forum: Power Systems Today, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By fhhuber
There's more to worry about than just rpm. ...

There's more to worry about than just rpm.

How much power will the system demand (watts) to turn the size prop you want at the rpm you'll get?

Properly set up gear drives can work... They...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 01:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,425
Posted By fhhuber
Actually... we did get the licenses: For 27mhz...

Actually... we did get the licenses: For 27mhz above a certain power limit (which allowed the toy class RC with no license), 72mhz and HAM band (I never got that one as I didn't fly on those...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,425
Posted By fhhuber
[popcorn]

[popcorn]
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,425
Posted By fhhuber
Hope the guy who shot down the quad wins his suit...

Hope the guy who shot down the quad wins his suit vs the thing's owner.
Forum: Beginners 07-30-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 429
Posted By fhhuber
E-Flite has so many chargers... some more...

E-Flite has so many chargers... some more reliable than others. I don't know which comes with the plane you have. If there's no digital display on the ARF/RTF package's charger then I tend to just...
Forum: Beginners 07-29-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 429
Posted By fhhuber
We are always making educated guesses based on...

We are always making educated guesses based on partial information...

Often we've seen similar often enough to list the 3 most common causes and simple tests for those vs less common causes.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By fhhuber
Flip side too please... but I suspect its one of...

Flip side too please... but I suspect its one of the low grade ARF/RTF ESCs rated 2S or 3S (or maybe 5 cell NiCd) and under 12 amp max. You can assume the BEC is less than 2 amp rated also.
I have...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,425
Posted By fhhuber
The root of the problem is the loose nuts behind...

The root of the problem is the loose nuts behind the sticks.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By fhhuber
Then there's the old Electrifly ESCs that require...

Then there's the old Electrifly ESCs that require you to initialize at 0, then move throttle to full and wait for a beep, then go back to 0 before they will arm, every time you power up the RX...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By fhhuber
The CastleLink is well worth having if you use...

The CastleLink is well worth having if you use Castle ESCs.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By fhhuber
If throttle needed reverse before it needs...

If throttle needed reverse before it needs reverse now.

One thing Spektrum and all the other manufacturers are good at is being consistent about servo reverse.

MOST ESCs use the default...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-29-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,425
Posted By fhhuber
Its not just in the USA... ...

Its not just in the USA...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPbcY3W0XtY
Forum: Beginners 07-28-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 429
Posted By fhhuber
A failing connection between battery and ESC or...

A failing connection between battery and ESC or between ESC and motor could cause this...

A bad solder joint that is getting worse might have worked and have developed enough resistance to not...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-28-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
I have successfully bound 3 Spektrum RXs to one...

I have successfully bound 3 Spektrum RXs to one model memory at the same time and operated all 3 at the same time. (neat trick useful for complex aircraft so you don't have a maze of wires to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-28-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
Sorry to disillusion you... It has happened with...

Sorry to disillusion you... It has happened with stuff bought direct from Horizon.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-28-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
Then why have I had the issue with 4 different...

Then why have I had the issue with 4 different types of Spektrum DSM2 RXs?
UMX RX from the original UMX P-51, AR6000, AR 7000 and AR-9100.

I have almost every non-AS3X RX Spektrum makes. DSM2...
Forum: Beginners 07-27-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By fhhuber
They can do 6 ft diameter circles. I fly mine in...

They can do 6 ft diameter circles. I fly mine in my living room.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-27-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By fhhuber
You can't just Y off the RX to the LED's... very...

You can't just Y off the RX to the LED's... very bad idea.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-27-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By fhhuber
Depends... You could use an old brushed type ESC...

Depends... You could use an old brushed type ESC that way to vary the brightness of the LEDs. Or you could just have them light up all the time or you could have them connected to the retracts so...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-26-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By fhhuber
Show em the video of the drone with a gun on it...

Show em the video of the drone with a gun on it...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-25-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
flipping the switch causing the RX light to blink...

flipping the switch causing the RX light to blink won't cause any issues other than lack of indication of RX power issues when diagnosing a crash. If its already blinking then an in-flight temporary...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-25-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
Not absolutely sure about the DX7s... but the...

Not absolutely sure about the DX7s... but the DX-8 and DX-18, if set for DSMX and you bind to a DSM2 RX they will detect it and will set that model memory to DSM2 mode.

Occasionally when binding...
Forum: 3D Flying 07-25-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By fhhuber
Planes designed for extreme low speed aerobatics...

Planes designed for extreme low speed aerobatics (3D) tend to be very light for their size and have high power. 3D is generally doing aerobatics at or below the airspeed where the wing is stalled.
...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-24-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
Note that you can lose bind by powering up the RX...

Note that you can lose bind by powering up the RX with the TX off.

This can happen with most of the DSM2 compatible RXs. Spektrum, Orange, Lemon or other label.

Some its guaranteed to happen. ...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 941
Posted By fhhuber
Technically a drone is an unmanned vehicle. ...

Technically a drone is an unmanned vehicle.

Original target drones were free flight completely unguided after launch.

Then there were the Goldberg target Mig-27 drones...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-24-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By fhhuber
Flashing light after crash indicates that at some...

Flashing light after crash indicates that at some point the RX lost power. That MIGHT have been the cause of the crash.

When the RX & servos don't have enough power you don't have control of the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-24-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 941
Posted By fhhuber
If it were not for idiots, we wouldn't need stop...

If it were not for idiots, we wouldn't need stop signs...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 07-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By fhhuber
Select the wing mode for 2 ailerons and 2 flaps. ...

Select the wing mode for 2 ailerons and 2 flaps.

Go to the servo setup screen. It lists the servo order and tells you which servo to plug where.
...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-24-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 941
Posted By fhhuber
We've known how to rig a trigger pull by servo...

We've known how to rig a trigger pull by servo for over 35 years....

Most of us have been smart enough to not do it.
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