Wireless Trainer Link Settings

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Setup

  1. Connect the Tx, load its models and settings in Companion
  2. Click on the Companion Edit Settings icon
    01-Edit Settings
  3. Double click “General Settings”
    03-General Settings
  4. Select the “Trainer” tab
    Under “Mode” select “:= (Replace)”
    Under “Input” select the channel corresponding to the student’s transmitter output
    Under “Weight” assign “100” or “-100” to invert the student’s input
    Increase or decrease “100” according to the servo throw response you want
    Close the window using the top left corner close icon
    04-TrainerTab
  5. Double click the model that will be used at the trainer
    05-Model
  6. Select the “Setup” tab
    Under “Trainer Port” select the “Master/CPPM Module” Trainer Mode
    06-Trainer Port
  7. Select the “Special Functions” tab
    Assign a switch to the Trainer function, make sure “ON” is selected
    07-SpecialFunc
  8. Write the firmware and then mode and settings to the Tx
    Disconnect the Tx and power cycle it

Student Trainer Wireless Link

  • There are many options when it comes to establishing the wireless link. The instructions to establish a wireless link are dependant on the wireless link option chosen.
  • In general establishing the wireless link steps are
    1. Turn on the student’s Tx and place it in “Bind” mode
    2. Turn on trainer’s Tx and place the wireless link module into “Bind” mode
    3. If all goes well they bind and you can move on to testing and tuning the trainer setup
  • This video shows the binding of the DasMikro DSM2 micro receiver installed in a Taranis

Testing & Tuning

  1. On the Trainer’s Tx
    Once the binding is done go to the main screen
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  2. Press  “PAGE” repeatedly till you get the “CHANNELS MONITOR” screen
    Move all 4 of the Tx sticks and observe direction and magnitude of the output
    Go into trainer mode and do the same with the students Tx while watch the trainer’s Tx screen
    Compare the direction and magnitude of the output from the student’s Tx to the Trainer’s
    make note of any discrepancies
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  3. Go back to the main screen
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  4. Long press “PAGE” then
    Press  “PAGE” repeatedly till you get the “TRAINER ” screen
    Place all the Student’s Tx sticks in their centre positions
    On the calibration line you should see four zeros “Cal 0 0 0 0”
    If you don’t you may if you wish do a calibration which will set the current received signals and the centre positions for the Student’s Tx sticks
    To calibrate press (-) repeatedly till “Cal” is selected, press “ENT”
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  5. Throw direction of the Student’s Tx sticks can be corrected done here or on the Student’s Tx
    Press (-) or (+) repeatedly until “100” corresponding to the stick whose direction needs to be changed is selected
    Press “ENT” and then press (-) and (+) together, this adds or removes the “-” (-ve sign)
    Press “ENT” to set the value,
  6. Throw amount of the Student’s Tx sticks can be changed here is two ways
    Assuming you want the Student’s Tx sticks throw to match the Trainers
    Push the Student’s Tx sticks to one of the top corners
    The “Cal” line will read something like “Cal 77 77 77 77”

    • Change all throws using the “Multiplier”
      Press (-) or (+) repeatedly until you select the number next to “Multiplier”
      Press (ENT” and then press “+” until the “Cal” line reads “Cal 100 100 100 100”
      You may not get an exact 100 which is okay
      Press “ENT” to set the value,
    • Change individual throws
      Press (-) or (+) repeatedly until “100” corresponding to the stick whore throw needs to be changed is selected
      Press “ENT” and then press (-) and (+) till the desired throw is reached on the “Cal” line
      Press “ENT” to set the value, repeat as required for the other sticks
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