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Undocumented button in transmitter

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Count, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. Count

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    While performing a firmware update on my transmitter, I noticed there is a small black round momentary switch towards the bottom. Does anyone know what the purpose may be? It is at the bottom, mid right, to the left of what I believe is the speaker/beeper. Additionally, I read somewhere that the transmitter has 7 channels. Where/what is the 7th channel, if there is one?
     

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  2. LeoS

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    It's probably the button to rebind tx-rx?
     
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    7th channel is upper left of your power cable (yellow potentiometer)
     
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    Thanks ESCSQUAR. I have seen some discussion about this being a possible method of controling the pan of the camera, and have seen some suggestions of hardware add-ons to use this channel. However, I have not seen any definitive answers. I would imagine in order for the gimbal on the p2V to pan, it wound have to have a receiver channel to do so, and I do not think it does. Is there an aftermarket add on or something that enables this! Also, is there some method of utilizing this channel for other purposes? Is there a receiver module available to use this channel? I am thinking it may be cool to be able to use it for an ability to grab or release cargo in some manner?