The T6EX doesn't have a 3 position switch channel, so I had to combine channel 5 and 6 to get four modes. I made it work with a pot that has double terminals for each knob position, so that way there is always 2 pins to connect cables to for a single position.


Think of this knob as a bridge between same terminals: A to A, B to B, etc, closing the circuit to ground.

Channel 6 is connected to a terminal A and a terminal B from the opposite side.

Channel 5 is connected to a terminal B and C.


This is how the pot look like:


I got this switch at the Home Hardware in College st and and Spadina Av, Toronto, Canada. Sorry I don't have to much information about it. It's just a position knob.

Later, in the radio, I set up 2 PMIX mixes. they appear as PMX 1 and 2. PMX 1 it's at +70%, MAS (for master) is channel 6, SLV is channel 5, SW is channel 5.

PMX 2 is set to -60%, MAS ch6, SLV ch5, SW to ch5.


The final look:


Let me know what is not clear and I will edit this blog!



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Comment by Scott Palmer on November 5, 2011 at 9:18am

Could you do 3 fight modes with the T6EX with out having to add a pot? and just mix 2-Two postion switches?

Comment by estebanflyer on November 5, 2011 at 5:45pm

I'm not sure, try with programming the radio the way I did and without mounting the pot. I have a feeling it could work. Make sure to read the radio values on Mission Planner (radio tab) as you toggle the switches to be sure everything is fine.

Comment by Scott Palmer on November 6, 2011 at 6:20am


Comment by Cliff Grey on August 22, 2013 at 5:04am

Could you attach a drawing like a schematic.  It doesn't have to be fancy, I'm having a hard time following along. Thanks

Comment by Tedd Jensen on January 25, 2014 at 9:39am

Yes a Schematic would have been great :)



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