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Old 03-06-2017, 11:07 AM
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Old 03-06-2017, 04:08 PM
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A n2 hub won't be required for gas ignition rpm or temp sensing shortly

Some other smart port sensors are also being produced that giant scale pilots will enjoy.
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Old 03-06-2017, 04:16 PM
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A n2 hub won't be required for gas ignition rpm or temp sensing shortly

Some other smart port sensors are also being produced that giant scale pilots will enjoy.
Ohhhh, nice! Waiting...
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Old 03-06-2017, 04:25 PM
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A n2 hub won't be required for gas ignition rpm or temp sensing shortly

Some other smart port sensors are also being produced that giant scale pilots will enjoy.
Yay
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Old 03-06-2017, 05:13 PM
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A n2 hub won't be required for gas ignition rpm or temp sensing shortly

Some other smart port sensors are also being produced that giant scale pilots will enjoy.




Day's, week's or month's ? Just wondering Don't worry I won't hold you to it
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Old 03-09-2017, 10:02 AM
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These look interesting couple of questions

I fly iMac 40% and have lots of smaller electrics
Currently I haves dx8 gen2 for smaller planes and a futaba 10cag for 40%
Have never used telemetry
Love the voice and ease of programming of dx8 but won't trust spectrum to s 4o% plane
Really like slider switches on the side of futaba 10cag great for engine kill and choke hard to accudently hit a slider

How is the Horus for a thumb flyer?
I like my sticks stiff is it easy to adjust gimbal tension?
What is this gimbal update Everone is talking about?
I have a lot of futaba and spectrium receivers will this radio work on them?
Can you convert programming from dx8 to this radio without doing it all manually
Does the built in gps/gyro violate the IMAC rules for no onboard flight stabilizationcan I run the receiver in a smartfly power expander without loosing telemetry?
Everone mentioned learning curves updates etc etc. how big is learning curve.
Internal external antenna?
Range as compared to other radios?
Please don't tell me to search I don't have internet just an iPhone and search floods me with drone posts I am asking these questions within the context of giant scale gas.


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Old 03-09-2017, 11:46 AM
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Just a quick one to provide an answer about the gimbals.
The standard ones are fine.
I think ( the early Taranis had just slightly worse gimbals than the later ones)
I've got an very early Taranis.
Frsky made the cardinal sin of putting a digital output that you can see as a display from the output of the gimbals.
I'm sure if you didn't know you wouldn't worry. Occasionally, I can get a variation on centering ( it's probably less than a fraction of a percent and it doesn't show up in terms of actual servo centering. We really are splitting hairs here.
I've never had this facility on JR so never worried about it.


This minor problem went away in later gimbals. I've never worried about it.


Frsky now offer an all singing Hall effect gimbal to make your 200 dollar radio feel like a 800 dollar radio for a maybe 40/60 dollars extra.

Range is good as any other brand. Probably better.
There is a guy on you tube doing a comparison between a Taranis and Jeti DS16, on a drone flying out way past line of sight- I think they were the same.

It's a bit of a quandry in that you think maybe you should be paying more money for it- it's a bit too cheap to be be any good.
Physiologists would no doubt have a term for it!
I've contemplated a DS16. I could afford one, but why!

I've used mine in a variety of models and never had a glitch.
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Old 03-09-2017, 02:29 PM
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Did FrSky also reduce the latency?

I think there were some early users and tests that indicated the latency was high but so were Spektrum's when they first came out.
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Old 03-09-2017, 03:20 PM
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It might be really slow.
Even if you tell me it's the slowest on the market, I will take your word for it. It's still fast enough.
Have you seen how many quad racers use the Taranis.

The people who worry about this are probably using oscilloscopes to measure it, then getting really excited over the results.

I don't want to come over dismissive of latency speeds, I just think it's a non issue.

You will invariably get people who will claim to feel it.
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:06 PM
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Latency has been talked about for many years, but the reality is that latency is just pure bragging rights at the pub. Of course there are those that think latency is an issue but this is pure placebo effect.
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:40 PM
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Funny
I was going to say it was all pub talk as well.

Spencer Lisenby uses the "painfully slow" Hitec Aurora radio to fly his Kinetic glider at over 500 mph and holds the Dynamic Soaring world record.
I'm sure Spencer is a sponsored Hitec pilot.
Check out the vids- mind blowing reflexes and control. The dammed thing is moving so fast you can't even track it with your eyes in the videos.
All bought to you by a slow latency radio!

Can you imagine how good he would be with a fast radio!
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Old 03-09-2017, 06:05 PM
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Gamers can tell the difference between video card/monitor/mouse refresh rates smaller than we are talking about. Its a small difference but to the guys who are good, better equipment is an advantage. You can tell the difference in a quadcopter running faster loop rates that are much smaller deltas then receivers latency. None of it makes any difference to my old reflexes though

Tons of quad racers use the Taranis because its cheap. Its a sport typically dominated by young people, w/ less income, and are more tech savy = target market for the Taranis. It would be more telling to know the breakdown of the people who competed in the world championships were using.
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Old 03-09-2017, 06:20 PM
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Gamers can tell the difference between video card/monitor/mouse refresh rates smaller than we are talking about. Its a small difference but to the guys who are good, better equipment is an advantage. You can tell the difference in a quadcopter running faster loop rates that are much smaller deltas then receivers latency. None of it makes any difference to my old reflexes though

Tons of quad racers use the Taranis because its cheap. Its a sport typically dominated by young people, w/ less income, and are more tech savy = target market for the Taranis. It would be more telling to know the breakdown of the people who competed in the world championships were using.
What there sponsors give them lol
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Old 03-09-2017, 09:41 PM
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Gamers can tell the difference between video card/monitor/mouse refresh rates smaller than we are talking about. Its a small difference but to the guys who are good, better equipment is an advantage. You can tell the difference in a quadcopter running faster loop rates that are much smaller deltas then receivers latency. None of it makes any difference to my old reflexes though

Tons of quad racers use the Taranis because its cheap. Its a sport typically dominated by young people, w/ less income, and are more tech savy = target market for the Taranis. It would be more telling to know the breakdown of the people who competed in the world championships were using.
Placebo means you think that something is working, and up to a certain speed the people you are talking about perceive that the link is better. Perception is a very powerful sense and I am not disputing the fact these people think the link is better, reality is often different to perception.
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Old 03-10-2017, 03:46 AM
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Well I'm 50 this year.
All bets off for me feeling any difference.

Back to the main subject, I think Frsky is very good. I've personally never had any issues with it.
Given our open reporting culture, if there were any problems you would soon here about it.
Even then, you would have to discount user errors or poor installation.
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