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The information on this site is categorized. To locate information follow the the category links on the right hand side of this website. The links with arrows expand to show sub categories and links to articles and videos.

Some content appears under more than one category. For example the FrSKY GPS Sensor article is found under both FrSKY Hardware and OpenTX categories.

Start Here

  • Links to pages to help new visitors to this site.

OpenTX Manual

  • Links to the OpenTX documentation by RCdiy.

Guides & Scripts

Quick Start Guides

  • Links to written and video guides that get you started using your equipment without having to read through all the documentation.

FrSKY Hardware

  • Radios (Taranis)
    Articles related to the Taranis radios such as initial setup and modifying them.
  • Sensors
    Setting up sensors. Sensors provide information including but not limited to altitude, position, RPM, temperature and battery voltage.
  • Tools/Utilities
    Devices and software to upgrade sensor and receiver firmware, change sensor IDs and configure receivers.

OpenTX

  • Model Settings
    Settings that are configured specific to a particular model. In the OpenTX context a model is a specific aircraft. For example if  a pilot flies two separate Cubs then the settings for each are contained in two separate OpenTX models.
  • Radio/Global Settings
    Settings and features that are independent of specific models such as language, calibration and SD card browser
  • Sounds & Images
    Settings and requirements to use sounds, announcements and images. These features fall under both model and radio/global settings.
  • Telemetry
    Settings related to sensor data and display
  • Sensors
    Setting up sensors (Same as FrSKY Hardware Sensors)
  • Trainer (Buddy Box)
    Settings to use trainer and student transmitters

Lua Scripts (advanced users)

Lua scripts may add features not included in OpenTX such displaying directions on the Tx LCD screen from the pilot to the aircraft, calculating battery remaining.