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Old 11-25-2011, 05:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I hooked my dx7 up to the realflight6 sim yesterday per the instructions and noticed right away that I was getting some of the same drifts as I do in real flight during certain manuevers, specifically tic tocs drift to the left. When I fly on the sim with the realflight radio I can do the all day in the same spot. I thought it was a bit fishy that the same thing happened on the sim as real life when using my dx7. The dx7 was bought used at the beginning of the year and I believe the original owner had it for about 2 years. Another thing I noticed is that there seamed to be a delay in the helis movemt from my inputs. Do these sound like tell tale signs that my radio is on the way out?
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Old 11-25-2011, 06:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can replace it or another option would be to send it in for service
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Old 11-25-2011, 08:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Could be the radio. There is a way to align the center point of the sticks mechanically. This could affect the trim and cause it to drift.

As for the speed of reaction, I believe the DX7 depending on your model year is an 11ms radio. They do have a high speed version which is 22ms.

I went your route and ended up going through 3 radios. I wish I had gone ahead and bought the DX8 right off the bat!
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