Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

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Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by rivetcounter » Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:11 pm

IK chaps has anyone tried this transmitter, what are your experiences is connecting to the receiver a problems more to the point does the thing work and is it as good as Futaba
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/stor ... ware_.html
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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by wiggy » Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:59 pm

Hi

I have been looking at them, but never got round to getting one, I seen the ones with new soft ware added, due to early problems, but looking on your link, it's been re'flashed, :P good price :) ok for bench testing, save's your good radio from dust and damage. :P
I use their Bec units, Servo speed controllers, RC on/off switches , and all work great, never let me down yet. :D

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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by rivetcounter » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:30 pm

Cheers Wiggy, personally I have always used Futaba, I especially like the 7C so don’t want to change unless it’s a good change
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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by jdflute » Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:04 am

I have one, and am very pleased with the build quality.
It's a nice solid unit in your hands and can't be knocked for the price.
It is 8 channel PPM and 9 channel Pcm but only comes with an 8ch rx. I don't know the compatibility with other receivers, so in reality it is an 8 channel system.
The instructions aren't worth the paper they're written on and therefore google is your friend.
When I first switched it on I thought I had a doa unit as it came up with an error message and a continuous beep. A little googleling and I discovered that all the switches had to be in the down position before switching it on, and after that no problems.

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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by dandare01 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:09 pm

Skippy has a version one, which he thinks is really good value.
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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by 007Kiwi » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:05 pm

Hi Rivet, I bought one price is great and it works. No issues on my machine. Mine is 2nd generation and all I have done is convert 2nd gimble to be sprung like a schoolboy behind the bike sheds with his first GF
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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by markrussell1966 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:40 pm

Hi Kiwi where did you get the parts from to spring the second gimble?

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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by 007Kiwi » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:55 am

Hi Mark

Spring = Out of my futaba "parts" box.
Arm = I used some strong black stryrene (same thickness) and the left gimbal arm to make a pattern for the right gimbal box. So sort of copied it. :ugeek:

A bit of trial and fit a couple of times and its centered perfectly and both feel the same. 8-)

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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by rivetcounter » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:57 pm

G’day mate, thanks for the information I have one on order and a few projects that could be trailed, when they are complete.
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Re: Turnigy 9 channel Transmitter

Post by jdflute » Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:58 am

I have a pdf english manual if anyone needs it

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