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Is there is a need to continously send command via DSHOT protocol?

I am building a flight controller and was implementing the Dshot protocol for esc communication. What I could not find is that if you need to send the data frame continuously to the esc. Because when ...
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Would appreciate help! What is wrong with the ESC?

Hear the beep when I connect a battery and when I connect a battery and the FC has voltage... Sounds like there is a voltage drop...but could it also be a new noise?
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Can I use a reversable drone BL_Heli ESC directly from a PWM receiver?

If I wanted reversable brushless motors in a boat or robotics project, where I don't have a flight controller to handle DSHOT communications, could I use BL_Heli ESCs? Do they still understand PWM ...
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BLHELI32 DShot600 or DShot150 is not activated in my ESCs from my code written in c c++ in testing with 3 different ESC

My question is more related to inner working of ESC than coding. Particularly how to activate a particular protocol like DShot600 or Dshot150. Assuming a generic BLHELI ESC has all these protocols. I ...
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What should I do if the radio and micro receiver don't run on the same protocol?

I recently got started on FPV and I got a cheap Tyro 69 toothpick and a Flysky fs-i6 radio, but the micro receiver won't bind to the radio, should I get another micro receiver that run on ibus, or buy ...
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Why isn't my manual DSHOT600 programming of a HobbyWing ESC not responding to direction change?

I wrote a firmware for an STM32L4 board to talk to a HobbyWing XRotor Micro 60A running BLHeli_32. I can drive each motor indiviudally just fine using DSHOT600 by bit-blasting the signals out of GPIO ...
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What is DSHOT in ESCs?

I've heard that modern quadcopters use a DSHOT protocol. Could you describe what it is? What's its purpose?