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After Uprade Throttle not the same?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by midwestmobil, May 18, 2013.

  1. midwestmobil

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    After the upgrade my throttle goes to half way before motors start to produce, already calibrated sticks. Any Suggestions
     
  2. tanasit

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    That is NORMAL because now you have "auto take off" at 50% throttle.
    This is the new way that most people prefer.
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    Yup,.and it works quite well too I'd say!
    and makes sense,. >50%= Phantom goes up!

    ..also notice that the green light blinks twice when ready (blinks single only when all sticks are centered)
     
  4. sn3ak3rp1mp

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    I can say I hated it my first flight after upgrading... but yes as stated this is the new normal. I quickly got used to it once I forced myself to realize left stick center = neutral.

    Now off to find a self centering left stick transmitter, which is the only real way the new throttle behavior would actually make sense.
     
  5. midwestmobil

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    Self centering transmitter? I just upgraded to the futaba. Futuba works well.
     
  6. howardmaryon

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    I disagree about "this is the way most people prefer" is it a real nuisance if you are flying inside a building, like a factory, and you actually want a low angle shot in a normal ceiling height room. But after the recent firmware upgrade fiasco I suppose we should be grateful it works at all!
     
  7. Darrell1

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    I'm not sure what you might be doing wrong. I have no problem hovering 2 feet off the floor.
     
  8. tanasit

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    It has nothing to do with how low the angle of the shot or how low the ceilings is. :?
    You just want to hover at mid stick at "whatever" altitude you prefer.
    In short, flying at any attitude the throttle stick should spend 99% of the time at mid stick.
     
  9. tanasit

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    No need many already modified the stock TX for self centering feature.
    You will need a proper spring and a template fabricated by reversed copying from the right side of the stick.
    Look for those in the other forum.
    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthre ... st24946663
    See posts by Bradigan