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Old 10-15-2011, 04:28 AM
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Default help with 11x 2.4 use version

hi all,

i have an 11x 2.4...

i have a full house glider...

i have set in the device screen the aux spoiler stick to motor...

enabled motor only in launch....

motor works great... perfect electric only in launch...

problem is in launch i don't want the spoiler/brake stick to do much or anything with the flaps.....

it looks like the landing screen controls this function but i can not get it to not move servos in launch no matter what i do...

am i approaching this correctly?? any recommendations? assistance please??

many thanks


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Default RE: help with 11x 2.4 use version

I don't have an 11X, but why go through the complexity of using the stick for motor and for flaps. Put the motor on a switch or a slider.

If you have the motor and the flaps on the same control the oppty for making a mistake is higher, in my opinion. But your smileage will vary.

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I realize you and a great majority of others will disagree with this but the only way to go is to put the braking system and the motor on the same stick if the plane is meant for general flying and not contest work. Where there are restrictions on the motor run, a case can be made for controlling the motor with a switch. It is safer and more natural to use the stick than a slider for motor control. The natural part is self-explanatory if you fly power models. It is safer because the stick position is clearly visible all times whereas a slider on the back is not. On the 11X, a warning can be set up to prevent the transmitter from turning on if the stick is in the wrong position. There is no warning for a mis positioned slider.

I have programmed both full-house and RES motor gliders up using the stick for dual functions. I’ve flown them enough to know to know it works well. Unless you are use to flying your power planes with the stick forward at idle, it will work better to reverse the brake function. This way when the stick is fully back, both the brake system and motor are off. And doing this, the programming can become somewhat convoluted. The other alternative is to send the transmitter to Horizon and have them install centering springs on the stick’s throttle/spoiler axis. Then you can program the transmitter to activate the motor when the stick is pushed forward and the spoilers when it is pulled back. I don’t recommend doing this without the springs. It would be too easy to bump the motor-on just as you are about touch down.


When you write that you are using the "spoiler stick" for motor control, I wonder if your 11X is the one sold by Horizon Hobby or the several different models sold by JR to rest of the world. The solution to your problem will depend on what version of the 11X you own. Take a look at the attached photos. If your Device Select menu and Landing Mode menus are the same as mine, you have the Horizon Hobby unit and the solution to your problem is simple. Zero out all the spoiler, flap, flaperon and elevator values for POS 0.Set POS1 values. In the SW SEL submenu select your landing mode as POS 1.


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