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Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 66,153
Posted By JimDrew

Any install pics of the X24? :)

Any install pics of the X24? :)
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,104
Posted By JimDrew

Just a quick update to this thread. The X24 does...

Just a quick update to this thread. The X24 does support ExBus with v3.0 firmware.
Forum: RC Jets
05-03-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimDrew

The X10+'s big brother has been released. ...

The X10+'s big brother has been released.



Xtreme Power Systems (http://www.xtremepowersystems.net/proddetail.php?prod=XPS-X24D)
Forum: RC Jets
05-02-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

Yes, that is correct. You could also use 3 or 4...

Yes, that is correct. You could also use 3 or 4 receivers to have triple or quad redundancy.

The X24 also shows frame loss for each receiver. So, for the first time you will be able to see...
Forum: RC Jets
05-01-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

Like most gyros, the Cortex controls the servos...

Like most gyros, the Cortex controls the servos directly so there is no way to interface it to the X24. However, when I designed the X24 I built in a control expansion port. We are testing the X24...
Forum: RC Jets
04-28-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

I am well aware of the PowerBox systems. The X24...

I am well aware of the PowerBox systems. The X24 does more (with more power handling and without using regulators) than any system on the market. The very last thing you want is a system that...
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

Maybe it was the best solution, but not any...

Maybe it was the best solution, but not any longer. The X24 offers better current capability, the lowest latency, and a lot more features - and for less than 1/2 the cost.
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

Ah, I was looking at a different product with the...

Ah, I was looking at a different product with the same name:

DPSI Ampere - battery backer | DPSI Ampere | DPSI Systems...
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

FenderBean, then perhaps you are not aware of...

FenderBean, then perhaps you are not aware of what the problem actually is? The problem is not related to battery system, it is related to powering a string of servos from a single connection. Servos...
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

OK, fair enough. I have never thought about that...

OK, fair enough. I have never thought about that feature. It's easy enough to do, so I will look into it. However, the whole idea of the X24 is so that you properly power your servos. SBUS is...
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

No. If you need SBUS output, just use a Y-cable....

No. If you need SBUS output, just use a Y-cable. :)

Just curious - why would you want SBUS output?
Forum: RC Jets
04-27-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,154
Posted By JimDrew

We just officially released the X24 Channel...

We just officially released the X24 Channel Expander.

This gives you dual 100A battery inputs, 24 outputs - all with center and end point adjustments (like having 12 JR MatchBoxes), dual...
04-27-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By JimDrew

XPS releases X24 channel expander!

Whether you fly jets, giant scale, or even IMAA size aircraft, the X24 Channel Expander is the solution for integrating your entire flight control system into a single package.

For more...
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

NOTICE- Havasu Jets has been cancelled due to...

NOTICE- Havasu Jets has been cancelled due to weather!

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel the Havasu Jets event. We are suppose to have really high winds this weekend, starting late Thursday...
Forum: RC Jets
11-22-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

Bring some fuel! $200 prize for the pilot with...

Bring some fuel! $200 prize for the pilot with the most flights!
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

There has been a huge interest in our event, but...

There has been a huge interest in our event, but only a handful of people have actually pre-registered. I am trying to get an accurate head count for event sponsors and the pilot dinner. If you...
Forum: RC Jets
10-29-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

Stan, You can see a list of hotels/motels...

Stan,

You can see a list of hotels/motels here:

http://www.golakehavasu.com/lodging/

The furthest location is about 7 minutes away.
Forum: RC Jets
10-27-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

See the first post. There is a link to our...

See the first post. There is a link to our website with info on the event, including a map.
Forum: RC Jets
10-26-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By JimDrew

Havasu Jets II

This event has been cancelled due to weather!


Below is information about the event that WAS going to take place, but has been cancelled.

Havasu Jets II

Event December 2-4, 2016, warm up...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-22-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By JimDrew

Hi John... glad you are recovering well! Can you...

Hi John... glad you are recovering well! Can you provide some info on your jet event?
12-12-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,313
Posted By JimDrew

If #550 was abolished, we wouldn't need this...

If #550 was abolished, we wouldn't need this conversation and we would not be looked at by the FAA at all. Its the very fact that #550 exists is why there is a problem. There needs to be a #550a...
12-12-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,313
Posted By JimDrew

My point is that the FPV and GPS systems are the...

My point is that the FPV and GPS systems are the problem because they are what constitutes an aircraft as being a "model" or a UAV. Quadcopters that do not have FPV or GPS are no different than...
12-12-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,313
Posted By JimDrew

Gyros are not a concern. GPS waypoint...

Gyros are not a concern. GPS waypoint programming is a concern, as is video transmission. Both of these systems allow you to fly an aircraft beyond unaided line of sight - which is the crux of the...
12-12-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,313
Posted By JimDrew

Unfortunately, that is not true. You could make...

Unfortunately, that is not true. You could make a model of a P-51 Mustang with a FPV and/or GPS, and it is classified as a UAV under federal law. "Drones" are also called UAVs, long before...
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