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Interpreting Log File Fields

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Jones Aug 25, 2013. 5 Replies

I have a question about two fields in the on-board log files :  1) How do you interrupt the time in the GPS field.  It doesn't seem to be NMEA or time-since-epoch.2) Is there an enumeration of…Continue

Upload succeeded but verify failed....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vitalii S. May 15, 2015. 18 Replies

I recently purchased an APM2 and have been trying to upload the latest firmware to it. When I do, I get this error:Upload succeeded but verify failed: exp C got 14 at 0I've had the same problem using…Continue

Feature Request: Show Current Home Position

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Aug 23, 2012. 1 Reply

I'd like to ask for a feature request - when telemetry is running, would it be possible to periodically update and show the current home position.  Since the home position can be reset if RF &…Continue

Planner Voice in Your Pocket

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Jones Jul 1, 2012. 1 Reply

If you're like me, while you're flying you tend to stick close to your ground station running Mission Planner so you can hear the voice updates.  It's nice to know which waypoint you're currently…Continue


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Getting 6 Modes out of Channel 5 on a Spektrum DX7s

Posted on June 13, 2012 at 10:35pm 49 Comments

I know there are instructions for setting up a DX7 and a DX8 to get 6 modes out of channel 5, but the DX7s is a bit different from each of those other transmitters.  Here are screen shots of the 3 sets of changes you need to make to use the 2-way Gear and 3-way Flap switches to send 6 different modes down channel 5.…


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At 12:47am on August 9, 2012,
Dean Wynton

I am glad they helped you Bruce.. I am always around for advice.

At 8:04pm on November 9, 2015, Don Schrader said…

Hi Bruce 

I have been trying to set up my DX7s for the six flight mode. not having much luck. Did you have the .spm file for my transmitter. I tried do download the one on you article but did not work. Can you help 

Thank you 

Don Schrader

At 11:02am on November 10, 2015, Bruce Jones said…

Sorry, I gave up on the DX7s - too hard to program - sold it, and bought a Taranis.

Good Luck!

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