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Old 05-04-2011, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default gyro on yak

just put a G110 gyro, stock gyro from a blade 400, onto my Carbon-z Yak 54. wired onto my gear switch at 0%, off for general flying and no wind, and 30%, on for assistance in high wind and some stunts. My problem is when my switch is set to on i get my full control deflection before the gyro install but when i turn it off its cut in half, if not more. I ended up having to switch on high rates to get the defection i normally get. Is this normal?? i haven't flown her yet, still doing mods to strengthen the plane, but did i set somethign up wrong or is it just the cheap gryo.
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:14 AM   #2
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Also using a DX6i radio if that helps any.
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Default digital vs. analog???

I'm not an expert on gyros by any stretch of the imagination, but since nobody's jumped in yet I'll suggest you check the instructions/literature to see if this might be a digital servo / analog servo issue. I believe that at least some gyros are set up differently for each.

I hope this sends you in the right direction.
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Default Link for gyro info

Check this link.
http://www.mycoolrc.com/gyro/indexnew.html
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Hi
HH Gyros from a helicopter are not the best choices for a Fixed wing aircraft
http://www.rcpowers.com/forum/showth...use-for-planes
Hope this helps
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"When wild the head-wind beat,Thy sovereign Will commanding, Bring them who dare to fly, To a safe landing."
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You can also check out this new one from Bluelight if you want (BL-3GRC). 12 pages of configurations with a PC set up tool.. supports just about any airplane and multi-copter too..
http://www.bluelight-tech.com/products.htm
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Hi all, I just reactivated my hobby and have had a PC9 electric sitting for around 5 years. After replacing crystallized control horns and giving it a check over, I decided to squeeze a little used JR G410T piezo gyro in just to see what happened. Now this plane had never flown before so it was an unknown for me and I had dragged the gyro out of my T Rex 450 chopper. After the motor had torn itself out of the engine bay twice just by feeding full power I decided to make a duralium engine mount and then I was ready to fly. I set the gyro to about 50% and after waggling the plane a couple of times to make sure it wasn't working in reverse, I chucked it. Well, amazing, I was rapt. for a small plane it was rock steady and performed flawlessly.
I believe you should turn the gyro on and have it stable before launch. Don't go turning it on and off as that will destabilize it. Love my gyro....

ps. I turned tail lock off.
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