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A9 losing bind

My Aurora 9 has lost bind with all models in memory. That includes a mixture of optima and minima receivers. !7 models.

One I rebind, everything seems to work normally again with that model.
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Posted By Steve Percifield

questioned answered

questioned answered
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I have used the exact same battery in both my...

I have used the exact same battery in both my 12MZ and 14MZ. I bought them off Amazon.com. Do you self a favor and buy the Kastar deluxe charger. As I remember it was under $20 and is far superior to...
01-21-2019, 12:39 PM
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Horizon

Horizon
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No way to really tell. Plug the elevator servo...

No way to really tell. Plug the elevator servo into another port on the receiver to make sure the servo works. If it does, then the transmitter has a problem with the elevator channel. I would do a...
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I have been flying the Orange FASST receivers...

I have been flying the Orange FASST receivers since they came out. Have about a dozen or so, all have been perfect. No issues and I fly them in giant scale gassers. I did a lot of testing in smaller...
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Posted By Steve Percifield

yes

yes
09-29-2018, 03:55 AM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

The 3010 should have been enough torque to fly...

The 3010 should have been enough torque to fly your Taylorcraft. And I doubt they failed on takeoff. The servos have plastic gears and probably stripped upon impact. Big scale control surfaces have...
09-14-2018, 10:57 AM
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I have been using the Orange for FASST since they...

I have been using the Orange for FASST since they came out, Hundreds of flights, zero problems. I love the FrSky FASST for Futaba. I have about a dozen, again zero problems. Earlier this year, I...
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Posted By Steve Percifield

This has remained a sane forum for a change....

This has remained a sane forum for a change. Guys are speaking with experience and knowledge. A lot of useful info here. Basically, all the current brands work better than anything you might have...
08-13-2018, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

What I have discovered brushing the Behr paint. ...

What I have discovered brushing the Behr paint.
1. Do not use a foam brush. Buy the best quality Synthetic bristle brush you can find. I get the art supply kind not the hardware store kind.
2. You...
08-13-2018, 03:11 PM
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Views: 259
Posted By Steve Percifield

Behr latex available through Home Depot here in...

Behr latex available through Home Depot here in the US sells sample cans of exterior paint, mixed any color, for under $5. I have used it on several WW1 planes, including 2 SE5A's. They matched the...
07-31-2018, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

You are going to get a hundred different...

You are going to get a hundred different opinions, so here is mine. I have used the redundant battery set up you mention many times, over many years without any issues. 2 batteries, 2 switches,...
07-26-2018, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I don't have that radio system, but fly 5 other...

I don't have that radio system, but fly 5 other protocols, and doubt you will have any trouble. All the systems seem to work. But, here is what I do, and also what I tell all my students. Do a...
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Views: 359
Posted By Steve Percifield

Thanks, But I am deaf and cannot use a telephone....

Thanks, But I am deaf and cannot use a telephone. Email and text is all I have. Plus forum posts.
steve
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Views: 359
Posted By Steve Percifield

I'm just trying to get answers. I wanted to...

I'm just trying to get answers. I wanted to download models to my PC to have more than 30 model memory capability on my Aurora 9. I have used the HPP-22 many times for updates. This is the first...
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Views: 359
Posted By Steve Percifield

When I tried downloading a model, the HPP-22...

When I tried downloading a model, the HPP-22 created a PDF file on my computer. The PDF file was corrupt. Mike Mayberry from Hitec told me the HPP-22 is not designed for nor was it intended to be...
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I received a note from Hitec customer service....

I received a note from Hitec customer service. You can not download a model memory to a PC. The HPP-22 can transfer a model memory to another transmitter only.
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I have the HPP-22 and have downloaded the HPP-22...

I have the HPP-22 and have downloaded the HPP-22 software from Hitec's website. Follow the instructions and Nothing transfers…
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Posted By Steve Percifield

Hpp-22

I'm trying to download model memory data from my Aurora 9 to my PC. It goes through the motion and creates a PDF file with the model name. But when I try to open the file, I get an error message...
07-04-2018, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I'm not a spektrum fan. I fly Futaba, Hitec, and...

I'm not a spektrum fan. I fly Futaba, Hitec, and Tactic. The best value is probably Tactic. Most people will ignore it because of snob appeal. But it's inexpensive, the receivers are inexpensive, it...
06-28-2018, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

In the sale of Hobbico, Horizon did not buy, Top...

In the sale of Hobbico, Horizon did not buy, Top Flight, Dynaflight, Goldberg, and so far, no one else has either. So those brands and products are virtually gone after stock runs out
06-01-2018, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Steve Percifield

I discovered the same thing a couple years ago....

I discovered the same thing a couple years ago. The switches with the built in charge ports do not disconnect all the wires going from the battery to the receiver. It disconnects only the positive...
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Posted By Steve Percifield

The transmitter will tell you, look at the...

The transmitter will tell you, look at the function screen
05-23-2018, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,846
Posted By Steve Percifield

Great, Put me on the list!! Mine will be gas...

Great, Put me on the list!! Mine will be gas though!
steve
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