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Old 01-18-2012, 02:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have TH set to the hold/mix switch on the top/back/right. I'd like to make it so the timer starts and stops on the same switch. Is this possible?
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Old 01-18-2012, 03:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Set the timer trigger to 'throttle out'. The timer will start and stop when the throttle channel position (not just stick position) goes beyond the value you set. eg 25%
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That works perfect and makes too much sense. Half of getting to know this radio is just learning what everything means.
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Old 01-19-2012, 10:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Wow. You guys have solved an issue that has kept me scratching my head for months. I did some further research and http://www.raptortechnique.com/spektrumdx8.html has a nice review of the DX8 and includes this "timer" issue. Of course, it would be easier if the DX8 firmware would allow you to just assign an on/off timer function to any switch you want, instead of having to go about it in a "backwards" sort of way. Still, now I am to have the timer turn on/off automatically with the TH switch regardless of Throttle stick position. I can't thank you guys enough.
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I'd call it brilliant insteaf of backwards Having the timer turn on and off whenever the throttle channel crosses a certain value keeps me from having to worry about starting and stopping the timer in the middle of the pack... for those 2 or 3 times a season that I have to put down for whatever reason in the middle of a flight.

All I have to do is hit the 'clear' button between packs to reset the timer. Couldn't be any easier IMHO
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