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Old 05-28-2011, 01:09 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I think have to get me one of those box
just to be sure which box should I buy
This one: http://www.hobbypartz.com/hobbywing-...ogram-box.html

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Old 05-28-2011, 01:13 PM   #22 (permalink)
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thanks Alan , gonna order one right away
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Old 05-28-2011, 01:42 PM   #23 (permalink)
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3 packs yesterday and yes...... the soft start is awesome! My motor had to be reversed as well.


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Old 05-29-2011, 02:04 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Just updated today. Very nice soft start, thanks Montee.
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:43 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Dudes: how does it work? Does it connect to PC for internet update, then upload to ESC? Since I have in the idea of a non-YGE/Kontronik ESC, I guess it will be HW/PunchRC for me. I don't need any more hassle factor than necessary for programming ESC.
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:02 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Dudes: how does it work? Does it connect to PC for internet update, then upload to ESC? Since I have in the idea of a non-YGE/Kontronik ESC, I guess it will be HW/PunchRC for me. I don't need any more hassle factor than necessary for programming ESC.
As the name implies, it works two ways:
  1. As a standalone program box for the ESC. In this capacity, you get menus of settings rather than having to listen to beeps to program the ESC.
  2. As a USB interface between the computer and the ESC. You can either program the ESC with the computer, or update firmware.
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Old 05-29-2011, 11:05 PM   #27 (permalink)
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I upgraded the firmware in my ESC this evening. As others have said, I had to reverse the motor direction. It's really weird that the motor phases are reversed with the update.

I was hoping to get a chance to try it out tomorrow, but the blasted wind just won't stop. It's 20-30mph every freaking day! I couldn't really tell much about potential soft start improvements when I spun the heli up on the bench while I was checking for vibrations.
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Old 06-05-2011, 10:35 AM   #28 (permalink)
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did the update, also figure out usb will power the program box so you don't need to power it if you're using the computer.

Since it reset all my settings, should i do high/low throttle programming again?
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Old 06-05-2011, 01:15 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Yesterday, I flew for the first time since I upgraded the firmware and, as others have reported, the initial jerk is gone (of the blades, not the pilot). Thank you!
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:11 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Just updated my ESC, I used the Turnigy USB interface and updated to 1.07. I have selected very soft start and now there is no more kick, I like it very much. Thanks Mon T for finding this.
As everyone else has noted I had to swap two of the engine leads around as it was going in reverse after the upgrade.
If only the weather would improve i could go and fly the beast again. This 6HV is awesome.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:38 AM   #31 (permalink)
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They must have pulled the updates. I used Turnigy 1.62 and it would only update the ESC to ver. 1.05.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:40 AM   #32 (permalink)
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The only bad thing about the update is that the soft start is a little too slow for auto-rotation bailouts, the previous version was better for that but it's a compromise I guess. I wish the HW ESC had a bailout feature...
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Old 01-03-2012, 02:59 PM   #33 (permalink)
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what is the newest software version
just got a HW 120HV Platinium thinking of geting the 7HV
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:19 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I found the HW120 has'nt got the kick of the 70amp.
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Old 01-06-2012, 03:38 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Hi all just did this update to my 100a great spool up with no kick but now my gov won't change head speed ? All 3 have the same speed ! I was running turngy 1.09 before and the gov was working and slow spool was good but had the kick to start with !


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Old 01-07-2012, 12:03 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Sorry this thread is still confusing, i downloaded the turnigy program , all i get is a desktop icon asking for a program to run it. Do i need to connect ESC , put'r , battery ? I have Hobbywing USB link v1.5 , haven't run it yet.
And where do i get this ;
HW V1.63 USB link software , ok got it phew!
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Old 01-07-2012, 12:38 PM   #37 (permalink)
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? I have Hobbywing USB link v1.5 ,
is that the Hobbywing programming box ?

You'll need this to do the upgrade
http://helidirect.com/shopping_cart.php?sort=2a

and not the earlier programming card .
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Old 01-07-2012, 05:40 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Ok plugged this thing in 1st time , yes HW programming box> , downloaded Turnigy HW usb link v1.64 in addition to HW usb v1.5 . Both show software version 1.05 & when you click upgrade thats all you get, 1.05 that right?
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Old 01-07-2012, 05:50 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Ok plugged this thing in 1st time , yes HW programming box> , downloaded Turnigy HW usb link v1.64 in addition to HW usb v1.5 . Both show software version 1.05 & when you click upgrade thats all you get, 1.05 that right?
You need to use the 1.62 Turnigy software to get the 1.07 choice for the 70HV:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s....62_100720.rar
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Old 01-07-2012, 05:55 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Ok Bum , got it ! i was just about to post , sorry for confusion [too much internet affecting brain] , so ya just use V1.62 as per OP.
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