A9 Channel assignments... be aware that... - HeliFreak
Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect START  HERE

Go Back   HeliFreak > R/C Electronics Support > Hitec Radios

Hitec Radios Hitec Radios Support

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-13-2011, 01:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered Users
Posts: 1,538
My HF Map location
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: South of the Border, Maynard, Massachusetts
Default A9 Channel assignments... be aware that...

A lot of you guys probably already know this...

Setting up my Beam E4 with Optima 7 Rx and A9 Tx...

I did all my electronics setup with the Rx on the bench. I then decided that I would like to change the channels usage for the Rx in the Helicopter for easier cable management.

Optima 7 with BODA towards the tail... wanted to move Rudder and Gyro to channel 6 & 7 respectively. and Pitch to channel 4.
Easy enough to do but...
Its IMPORTANT to note the following:
1. The stick assignment will follow "RUDD" remained J4 but the "PITCH" ended up with NULL instead of J3... probably because J3 is already used "THRO" so you need to assign it.

2. the sub-trims are linked to the channels... not the name eg: "AILE", "ELEV"... So even though the names have changed on the channels in the sub-trim menu, the actual trims stayed with their original channels... so make sure you note what your sub-trims are before to correct them all after any change in Channel assignments.

3. Servo Reverse... same as the sub-trims... they are associated with the channel, not the name, so again, take note before to correct after any channel assignment changes.

I don't know about the other settings like T.Limit, EPA, P.Mixes... that are done on the channels, I haven't used any of those yet, but I would guess they stick with the channel, not the name.

Ultimately you could save yourself a lot of time if you just decide and set your channels the way you want/need them to be before doing anything else.

The awesome flexibility of the A9 can also bite you in the A$$ if your not careful...

As a side note, I would be completely lost building this heli(my first) as well as using the A9, if it wasn't for this amazing on-line community... and a special thanks to Finless Bob who's videos have helped me so much.

Edit - A9 is @ version 1.08
dpelletier is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the HeliFreak forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your REAL and WORKING email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Use a real email address or you will not be granted access to the site. Thank you.
Email Address:
Where do you live? ie: Country, State, City or General Geographic Location please.
Name and Lastname
Enter name and last name here. (This information is not shown to the general public. Optional)
Helicopter #1
Enter Helicopter #1 type and equipment.
Please select your insurance company (Optional)
Helicopter #2
Enter Helicopter #2 type and equipment.
Helicopter #3
Enter Helicopter #3 type and equipment.
Helicopter #4
Enter Helicopter #4 type and equipment.


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1