Author Archives: RCdiy

G-RX8 – Redundancy & Variometer

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OpenTX Receiver & Sensor FrSKY G-RX8 (USA World) Description Has a built in variometer sensor Has redundancy capability where a second receiver may be connected Setup Binding 2 Receivers (Redundancy) For the second receiver use any receiver with an SBUS out. Turn on the Tx Press MENU Scroll down and select… Read more »

SxR – Stabilizer Gyro (S6R, S8R)

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 OpenTX Receiver FrSKY S6R & S8R Receiver  (USA, World) Description Receiver with Gyro & Accelerometer Stabilize, Auto Level, Knife Edge, Hover and Urgent modes Stabilize Mode Orientation changes due to wind are reduced. The receiver compensates for the changes using the ailerons, elevator and rudder. The compensation amount can… Read more »

OpenTX 2.2.1 – What’s New & Different

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OpenTX 2.2.1 This was just a brief overview on the additions, changes and fixes introduced with OpenTX 2.2.1. For a complete list read the release notes. More… FrSKY Radios Added support for X10 and X10S Added support for X7S Added support for wireless trainer between X7S, X12S, X10, X10S Added… Read more »

FrSKY & It’s Equipment

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About FrSKY FrSKY was founded in 2010 and has more than 40 patents. Based in China they have dealers all around the word. Authorized Dealers https://www.frsky-rc.com/purchase/ Premier Dealers are located in China, Belgium, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and USA. Aloft Hobbies – FrSKY Premier Dealer & Repair Facility(USA) HorusRC –… Read more »

Quad Race Start Sequence – GoRace

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OpenTX Lua Function Script This script mimics the start sequence for quad racing. Pilots get their quads ready on the start line. They then return to their seats and get ready to race. The race official tells them to arm their quads and then after a random delay sounds a… Read more »

Getting Started With Lua Function Scripts

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 OpenTX Lua Function Scripts What Is A Function Script Selected and configured on the special functions screen by selecting the Lua Script function They are executed based on switch position Typically used for customized announcements The number of scripts is limited only by the number of configurable special function… Read more »

Telemetry Display On An iPad or iPhone

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iMSB Module iMSB Bluetooth Module to display FrSKY telemetry on an iOS device (iMSB.ch)   Overview Bluetooth module that is wired to an FrSKY transmitter. Any FrSKY Transmitter – Wired to the pins in the external module bay. X9 Series of Transmitters – Wired to the serial port in the battery… Read more »

RPM Head Speed

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OpenTX The head speed of a helicopter is the revolutions per minute of the main rotor. The OpenTX RPM sensor has two fields that will help calculate the head speed: Blades Set Blades = Number of Main Gear Teeth Blades acts as a divider. The sensor data received is divided… Read more »

Head Speed

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OpenTX Lua Telemetry Script The head speed of a helicopter is the revolutions per minute of the main rotor. Gear Ratio = Main Gear/Pinion Gear Number Of Teeth Head Speed = RPM/Gear Ratio Head Speed = RPM x Pinion/Main Description Displays the helicopter’s head speed Download Head Speed Files File… Read more »

RPM – Setup

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OpenTX Sensor FrSKY RPM Sensor (USA World) Displays RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) Motor Details Determine the number of magnetic poles (blades in OpenTX) Emax MT1806-2280KV Framework 12N14P 14P = 14 Magnets = 7 Pole Pairs = 7 blades in OpenTX Note the KV 2280 revolutions per minute per volt Setup… Read more »