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Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffer?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by idan_estee, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. idan_estee

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    After I got my phantom 1.1.1, I noticed the control sticks on the transmitter seemed super sensitive compared to my older phantom 1.2 controller. It doesnt have that stiff and controlled feel like the older transmitter. It makes it harder to make slight movements during flight.

    Is there any way i can adjust the stiffness of the sticks?
     
  2. idan_estee

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    After opening up the tx i realize there are screws to stiffen the springs to make the sticks stiffer.
     
  3. PinkFloyd4Runner

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    Can you please take pictures of step-by-by to tighten the sticks, please!?
     
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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    Yes ... PLEASE point me to them ...
     
  5. mikeydaddio

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    +1

    I've been looking for a way to do this and I opened my 1.1.1 Tx and didn't see any adjustment screws. Then again, I never did figure out how to get it completely open because I couldn't get the antenna piece to let go (tips there are welcome). Didn't want to break anything so I just "peaked" inside and then put it back together.

    I find the sticks WAY too light to the touch and it is very difficult to raise the throttle without having the stick go slightly left/right at the same time... or fly straight forward without slightly rolling left/right. All because you can't really feel the "notch".

    Mike
     
  6. mikeydaddio

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    Never mind. Here are the screws. I turned mine all the way in clockwise and that gave a nice tight feel to the sticks.

    Mike
     

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    SWEET! Many thanks for the pics and work!
     
  8. UrAwFuL

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    Massive topic bump. But I just did this with my current setup and now I'm super happy with my controls.. @_@
     
  9. IflyinWY

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    Re: Is there a way to make the Phantom control sticks stiffe

    Maybe I should try that. I wonder if it will keep me from crashing into stuff? :lol: