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Is there an RC Transmitter that controls more than one type?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by knowonecares, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. knowonecares

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    I've got micro-quads, mini-quads, and a Phantom. Is there a Controller that can fly them all?
     
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    Re: Is there an RC Transmitter that controls more than one t

    There are modular transmitters that can control many types, provided you have a compatible plug-in module for each type.
    Examples are the FlySky TH9X, Turnigy 9X/9XR, FrSky Taranis, and various high-end Futaba ones.
     
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    Re: Is there an RC Transmitter that controls more than one t

    Thanks CityZen I'll look those up. What's a plug-in mod BTW? I'm a newbie.
     
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    Re: Is there an RC Transmitter that controls more than one t

    Transmitters consist of 3 basic parts:
    - the physical sticks & controls
    - a computer that reads the sticks & controls & settings and produces a combined "PPM" signal representing all the control info.
    - a radio transmitter that modulates the PPM signal to be sent to the receiver.

    A modular transmitter lets you replace the radio part in order to work with different kinds of receivers. It's just a black box that plugs into the back of the transmitter, and usually includes its own antenna.
     
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