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Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:11 pm by Gary M Jones

Great soaring conditions on the Great Orme yesterday afternoon & even better today ( Sat.). Nice to get out & use some sky !!

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Post by Gary M Jones on Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:32 pm

Has anyone tried to set up a DX8 with the following .... 2 x aileron , 2 x elevator, throttle, rudder, single flap, retractable u/c. Mostly works except for u/c. This operated in conjunction with the flaps & semi operated with movement of the rudder !! Can't get it to play after spending too much time trying. 2 different Rx's tried with the same result. I think it does not like flap & retracts. No mixes were set up.

Found a way round it however with the following .... 'Y' lead ailerons , 2 x elevator , throttle, rudder, single Flap, retractable u/c . This all works ok . I did find that Tx mode 1 uses the opposite side equivalent position switch on the Tx for u/c ! & it is in the manual.

It could be that Aux 1 ( aileron) & Aux 3 (for flap) don't agree with u/c which maybe should be Aux 2 ? even when in the Gear slot.

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Post by Rich on Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:07 am

Sorry Gary you lost me when you mentioned DX8

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Post by Mark Barnes on Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:46 am

Normally with tricky set ups like this is you will find a mix is turned on somewhere, spectrum and jr were always a bit odd once you started playing with flaps. The transmitter makes assumptions on your behalf that normal messes stuff up.

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Post by Gary M Jones on Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:41 pm

Thanks , thought that may be the case with so many channels. Sorted now using the old "Y" lead for ailerons. Unusually the u/c switch does not function as such in Mode 1 so that too may play a part in the electronic "workings" . The switch on the r/h side of the Tx does the biz as per handbook very small print.
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