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Old 03-21-2012, 06:00 AM   #181 (permalink)
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How about I order three and then send you guys the other 2? Everyone wins. Just let me know. Im sure I can ship for 5 bucks.
I'm with you guys, but how many $$$ for shipping to Ukraine ? I able send money through paypal.
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Old 03-21-2012, 06:02 AM   #182 (permalink)
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No doubt it is going to be cheaper than $30 bucks Pride - USPS international rates are pretty cheap usually, my guess would be a max of $10, New Bee will sort you out!

You have opened the flood gates now man!
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No kiddn lets keep it in the PM's. There is important stuff supposed to go here.
I ordered 5. There are 2 left. pm only
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:36 AM   #184 (permalink)
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I wish someone could make a video on how to flash the Xp7a for us rookies
I'll see what I can do when I get the toolstick in, hopefully later today.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:52 AM   #185 (permalink)
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I'll see what I can do when I get the toolstick in, hopefully later today.
The instructions in the first post of this thread are pretty straight forward. I followed them to fash my first ESC yesterday and it worked perfect. I don't understand the need of a video for every little thing?

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Old 03-21-2012, 08:16 AM   #186 (permalink)
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you will have to get a tail motor mount from astroid designs, heres a pic of mine
I want two!
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:19 PM   #187 (permalink)
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The instructions in the first post of this thread are pretty straight forward. I followed them to fash my first ESC yesterday and it worked perfect. I don't understand the need of a video for every little thing?

Reading, research and a little common sense goes a long way.
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I am right behind you bud... Just ordered my toolstick, should be here soon... this stuff is so much fun OMG I'm such a nerd LOL...
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:40 PM   #188 (permalink)
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I have been informed that the mailman has been intercepted in an attempt to leave the orange card and no toolstick. His plan was foiled It awaits me at home.
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:48 PM   #189 (permalink)
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Currently have a V1 board, stock frame (w/ carbon stiffener), C05 motor, XP7 + AEO and stock tail. Batts are 300mah, 30C from readyheli (I think, not terribly impressed). C05 flys better than stock, but not appreciably so, imho.

What are the options for an upgraded motor on this ESC? Trying to take things a step at a time. Main motor, tail motor, batteries.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:55 PM   #190 (permalink)
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Wow, all stock of toolstickBA is gone on digi-key. Good that I ordered the last one. I'm always interested in MCU programming and I might as well order a daughter card to play with. I looked on SiLabs website and I'm a bit confused as to what exactly do I need in order to program myself. Sounds like the free software include a full-feature assembler but a limited-feature C compiler. Is that right?
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:09 PM   #191 (permalink)
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Wow, all stock of toolstickBA is gone on digi-key. Good that I ordered the last one. I'm always interested in MCU programming and I might as well order a daughter card to play with. I looked on SiLabs website and I'm a bit confused as to what exactly do I need in order to program myself. Sounds like the free software include a full-feature assembler but a limited-feature C compiler. Is that right?
Not sure about the C compiler, Mike (briareos777) would know. I use the Raisonance Ride 7 and Rkit51 for assembly. It is full featured, but limited to 8k code size (which is only what is available in the F330 anyway).
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:33 PM   #192 (permalink)
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The instructions in the first post of this thread are pretty straight forward
I didn't try it yet, but first things i notice is than Steffen shows us to connect the signal wire to the resistor in the back for V2 too whereas each time people asked for BL conv with a V2 the answer was something like "on the stock pin" for the signal wire ...

Do I have to do it with a XP flashed ? or both works the same for a V2 board ?
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:40 PM   #193 (permalink)
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I didn't try it yet, but first things i notice is than Steffen shows us to connect the signal wire to the resistor in the back for V2 too whereas each time people asked for BL conv with a V2 the answer was something like "on the stock pin" for the signal wire ...

Do I have to do it with a XP flashed ? or both works the same for a V2 board ?
You have to connect the signal wire from the resistor on the back of the board to the ESC. The only difference between the V1 and V2 boards are the locations where the signal wire is soldered. We have gone beyond using the main motor output for the signal like most of the p-n-p kits do. Steffen shows an example of both at the beginning of this thread.
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:45 PM   #194 (permalink)
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Not sure about the C compiler, Mike (briareos777) would know. I use the Raisonance Ride 7 and Rkit51 for assembly. It is full featured, but limited to 8k code size (which is only what is available in the F330 anyway).
Is that free? Did a quick google search and so far I can't seem to find a free one. Don't think I'll need C compiler anyways if the SiLabs free IDE comes with 8k+ code size assembler. Will take a closer look later when I get a chance. Thanks Steffen.
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:53 PM   #195 (permalink)
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Is that free? Did a quick google search and so far I can't seem to find a free one. Don't think I'll need C compiler anyways if the SiLabs free IDE comes with 8k+ code size assembler. Will take a closer look later when I get a chance. Thanks Steffen.
That is free. I think you can download it from Raisonance (after registering) and set it up under the Silabs IDE. I know Mike also did that. The installation files I got were:
- Ride7_7.36.11.0280.exe
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:55 PM   #196 (permalink)
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Wow, all stock of toolstickBA is gone on digi-key. Good that I ordered the last one. I'm always interested in MCU programming and I might as well order a daughter card to play with. I looked on SiLabs website and I'm a bit confused as to what exactly do I need in order to program myself. Sounds like the free software include a full-feature assembler but a limited-feature C compiler. Is that right?
I just ordered the ToolStick from Mouser:
https://ca.mouser.com/Search/Product...34-TOOLSTICKBA

Hope that helps. I've ordered from Mouser before (power regulator for my 2S conversion). They ship cheap (USPS) or fast, your choice!

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I can't believe it , right in my area in france ahah ..
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Old 03-21-2012, 04:21 PM   #198 (permalink)
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I just ordered the ToolStick from Mouser:
https://ca.mouser.com/Search/Product...34-TOOLSTICKBA

Hope that helps. I've ordered from Mouser before (power regulator for my 2S conversion). They ship cheap (USPS) or fast, your choice!

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Thanks, but 50$ for USPS shipping this little thing - they just kidding me...
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Thanks, but 50$ for USPS shipping this little thing - they just kidding me...
Hey, I just realized I sent a link that was the Canadian distribution channel. When you go to that site, try changing your country to something a lot closer to home... point was it's an option, and in stock...
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Old 03-21-2012, 04:37 PM   #200 (permalink)
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The instructions in the first post of this thread are pretty straight forward. I followed them to fash my first ESC yesterday and it worked perfect. I don't understand the need of a video for every little thing?

Reading, research and a little common sense goes a long way.
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Yesterday my XP-3A arrived. After having flashed the XP-12A for my HP06v2 on first try, I got the tail to work on my first try as well (I am pretty proud, that I managed to solder the signal wires for flashing onto the tiny pads on the XP-3A!). Thanks to Steffen for the detailed instructions.

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