Jim Powell
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  • Bixby, OK
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Futaba T14SG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Halliday Feb 19, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi, I have a Futaba T14SG, my issue is that I am having problems linking switches. I would like to set a two position switch to control two separate three position switches. Does anyone have this…Continue

 

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Jim Powell left a comment for Larry Halliday
"Hi Larry, I have several pages of how to program the Futaba T14SG. But You can use the ones on line here on the forum. http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/acmapm-futaba-t8fg-super-mode  This will work for your T14SG. Also if you use Sbus…"
Feb 19, 2016
Larry Halliday replied to Jim Powell's discussion Futaba T14SG
"Jim I'm in the process of building a FireFly sport with Pixhawk PX4, I'm using a Futaba T14SG with R7008SB RX. Also going to using a mini OSD for small Screen on TX. I'm looking for any details on base setting for the Futaba…"
Feb 19, 2016
Jim Powell left a comment for Richard Kennedy
"Hi Richard;   I found the issue, I had two bad servo extensions for motors 2 and 3. I replaced these and I have all four motors spinning. Thanks Richard for be a great friend and being a sounding board for my issues.  Will give you the…"
Sep 6, 2015
Jim Powell left a comment for Richard Kennedy
"Hi Richard;    I found my issue. I had two bad servo extensions. Replace them and motor 2 and 3 now spin... I'm off to the flying field to test this bird out.. Thanks for being a listening post for me. You are a good friend. thanks…"
Sep 5, 2015
Jim Powell left a comment for Richard Kennedy
"Hi Richard. I do have new 40A ESC from RCTimer. These are not the same ESCs as in the Y6. I Programed each one at at time and then all at one time by plugging in the battery with full throttle and then waiting for the sounds. You know the routine.…"
Sep 4, 2015
Jim Powell left a comment for Richard Kennedy
"Also I never did get the Y6 to fly, I gave up trying to get the PixHawk to function properly. It only flew on the bench with out props of course.. Any help is welcome... If you like I can ship the Pixhawk to you and let you see if there is an issue…"
Sep 4, 2015
Jim Powell left a comment for Richard Kennedy
"Hi Richard; Well seams that I only talk to you when I have issues. I have a new quad that I put the Y6 PixHawk into. Loaded the new firmware for the quad and now I cannot get motors 3 and 2 to run. I cannot even get it to spin on any motor when…"
Sep 4, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"Hi Richard. I still have not flew the Y6 with the PixHawk. I now have put it into a quad and maybe I can get this thing to fly like it is supposed to. I will keep you posted. the Y6 has 10 or 11 flights on it but with a NAZA V2. No waypoint flights…"
Aug 21, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"I have printed ever piece of documentation that is present for the PixHawk. But then just listening to others on the forum, you may be the lucky one. Since this is open architecture there are plethora of settings and subjected to being open to any…"
Aug 18, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"I have a IRIS+ that flies just like planned without problems one. I have over 200 flights on this little bird with out hiccup one. But my PixHawk right out of the box will not arm. I have tried three different GPS/compass  without any luck. I…"
Aug 16, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"Just about everything if you get the total (Developers) kit for the PixHawk you can input via C++ code to which the operating code. The developers download is for all to use and the code is reviewed by a review board and if the code is a benefit…"
Aug 15, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"Right out of the box the NAZA V2 will out fly the PixHawk hands down. If you are into tuning then learn C++ and you can reprogram the PixHawk. The auto tune function in PixHawk does work but you really need to understand the PID equation to fully…"
Aug 15, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"You do not need the A2 the NAZA V2 for 299.00 USD will power that just fine..."
Aug 14, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"Hi Virgil;   You are welcome, I just want to help prevent you from crashing that large craft.  If you want to play with the PixHawk like I am doing then grab a really cheap F450 kit and mount the PixHawk  and work out all the issues…"
Aug 13, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"I cannot answer that question. I have retrieved the quad and downloaded the logs and I cannot find anything that might point me in the right direction. But I did read that some SimonK ESC will cause glitches and out of sync motors. I did notice that…"
Aug 11, 2015
Jim Powell replied to Virgil's discussion Pixhawk and DJI Spreading Wings S900 Frame Kit in the group PIXHAWK
"My two cents is to stick with DJI V2 or maybe the A2. You will not loose your bird. I've had two fly aways with my Iris+ and with my PixHawk on a 450 quad. I'm back now with DJI NAZA V2 with 16 waypoints and have had no problems…"
Aug 9, 2015

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About Me:
BS, MBA, EdD Commercial Pilot with over 2450 hours. Retired computer engineer, languages - assembler, cobol, fortran, database, c+ RC pilot for 35+ years.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
helicopter pilot, having fun with the quads...
Hometown:
Duncan, Oklahoma

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