Taranis OpenTX – Timers

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Model Timers Timers are associated with models. There are up to 3 timers. The first two can display on the main screen, the third is for use with logic switchs and other non display uses. From the main view Press MENU Press PAGE Timer OFF Timer is not displayed in the main… Read more »

Taranis Q X7 OpenTX – First Flight Setup

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  Taranis Q X7 With Preinstalled OpenTXContentsTaranis Q X7 With Preinstalled OpenTXGimbal Conversion To Mode 2Opening The CaseGimbal AdjustmentClosing The CaseUsing OpenTX & The TransmitterTurning On The TransmitterTurning Off The TransmitterBasic Screens & ViewsBasic NavigationTransmitter Mode 2 ConfigurationModel SetupDetermining Transmission ModeBinding The Rx & Tx ModelSetting FailsafeTesting FailsafeChecking Control Surface… Read more »

OpenTX 2.2 – What’s New & Different

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OpenTX 2.2ContentsOpenTX 2.2NewChangesCompanionCompanion SimulatorHorusTradeoffsComments, Questions & Help New Support for the FrSKY Taranis X7 and Horus Support for FrSKY S6R receiver (configuration wizard on SD Card download) Support for FrSKY bind options (Ch1-8 Telem ON/OFF, Ch9-16 Telem ON/OFF) Support for Team Black Sheep Crossfire telemetry and updated protocols Support for… Read more »

Mac Voice Packs & Text To Wav Applications

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OpenTXContentsOpenTXFile FormatSamplesDownloadGUI ApplicationsMac Terminal ScriptsSound PacksMac Text To SpeechOpenTX Sound Mapping FilesResourcesComments, Questions & Help File Format File Name: 123456.wav (up to 6 characters plus .wav) Sample Rate: 32 kHz (or 16 Khz, 8Khz) Bits / Sample: 16 (or 8) Tracks: 1, mono Compression Codec: PCM (or u-law, a-law) Samples… Read more »

Hold Any Input’s Position

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OpenTX Lua Mix ScriptContentsOpenTX Lua Mix ScriptDescriptionDownloadFile LocationConfigurationInput Hold Without A ScriptComments, Questions & Help Description Holds the input value. E.g. Keep a boat on a fixed throttle and rudder setting. Enabled using a logical or physical switch. Up to 4 inputs may be configured. The inputs may be sticks,… Read more »

Getting Started With Lua Custom (Mix) Scripts

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OpenTX Lua Mix/Custom ScriptsContentsOpenTX Lua Mix/Custom ScriptsWhat Is A Custom (Mix) ScriptOpenTX FirmwareMix Script File LocationSetup Using The TransmitterSample Script Setup What Is A Custom (Mix) Script Takes inputs such as sticks, switches and channels Selected and configured from the custom scripts screen Produces outputs that can be used as inputs to… Read more »

Lap Timer

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OpenTX Lua Telemetry ScriptContentsOpenTX Lua Telemetry ScriptDescriptionDownloadFile LocationsConfiguration Description Displays elapsed time, lap number and lap time. Plays a beep each time a lap is recorded. Speaks the lap number 1st, 2nd and so on till the 16th lap. Speaks the lap time in minutes and seconds. The seconds are… Read more »

Power On Splash Screen Image Change

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OpenTXContentsOpenTXImage Editing SoftwareImage FormatTaranis X9 SeriesTaranis Q X7 SeriesChanging The Start Screen Image Image Editing Software Use any software that can export images as: Bitmaps (.bmp) Indexed 16 colours (4 bit) 2 colours (1 bit) Image Format Taranis X9 Series Bitmap Indexed, 16 colours (4 bit) 212 x 64 pixels Taranis… Read more »

LiPo Tips

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LiPo vs. Li-ionContentsLiPo vs. Li-ionSelectionConsiderationsBudgetCapacity2200 mAh ?Buy the most capacity?Number of cells and voltage3S or 3S1P or 11.1V ?Buy the most cells?C rating25C ?C MathImportance of C mathBuy the highest C rating?ChargingChargerRecommendationsPower SupplyBatteryAC to DCBalance ChargingCharge VoltageCharge CurrentSafetyExamplesFreewing PandoraSpedix S250AQVideos “The name “lithium polymer” (LiPo) is widespread among users of radio-controlled… Read more »

Reaktor Charger & Power Supply Neat Package

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Background The Turnigy Reaktor Charger & Power are nice looking pieces of equipment. In this DIY modification the two have been bound together to make a neat and quick to set up unit. Photographs