Questions tagged [receiver]

An electronic component that receives the information sent by a transmitter.

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What is this 4th row of pins on some receivers?

I was looking for a new receiver(think I fried mine) and noticed that some receivers have a 4th line of pins. I've only seen this on receivers where the connections are on the side instead of the top. ...
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Does the FS-R6B receiver work with the JJPRO EM-16 transmitter?

If I need a new receiver and can't find one that is exactly the same as the one that came with the radio, can I get one with the same amount of channels and from the same company and use it with the ...
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FPV camera and beeper seems to be interfering with each other

I recently changed my VTX from the Tbs unify pro 5G8 HV to the unify pro 5G8 V3. Because of this I had to move the cameras 5v input from the VTX to the FC (The HV model has a built in regulator, and ...
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Binding DX5e (or any other hobby controller) to generic “toy” drone - protocol compatability

I picked up a really cheap generic drone mostly for the purpose of tinkering and testing with something that I wouldn't mind losing or destroying. However I can't seem to bind to it with any of my ...
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Possible to use Eachine E160 with Futaba T6EX transmitter/receiver set?

I've inherited a Futaba T6EX transmitter with a Futaba R6106HFC receiver, and now I'm planning to buy an Eachine E160 RC helicopter (BNF version), to be bound to this Futaba set. However, I'm not sure ...
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Is it feasible to use an RC car transmitter/receiver to control an RC plane?

I am a beginner to the hobby and I've been constructing chuck gliders out of foam board and card for a few years. I'd like to start making models that I can control, but I don't have much of a budget. ...
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How do I test if my DX5e antenna is still good?

I have a second hand DX5e tx that I haven't really used a ton yet, just on a little Blade Inductrix, within my house. However, the upper plastic end is broken off and the actual antenna seems pretty ...
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Can a receiver get damaged if you power it up without an antenna?

My r-xsr receiver short circuited after a crash recently. When investigating the reason, I found two things; The filtering capacitor had come loose, as well as one of the antennae on the r-xsr. Since ...
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Taranis X9D Plus 2019: Switches SE,SF,SG,SH, and SI are not working/responding on Betaflight

So switches SA,SB,SC, and SD work on Betaflight. Aux channels 1 through 4. But switches SE,SF,SG,SH, and SI are not working/responding on Betaflight. Aux channel 5 through 9, I believe I am using TBS ...
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How does having bent antenna impact reception?

I have heard that when an antenna is bent, it can reduce the performance of the antenna and thus limit the range of a drone. This is mentioned in this video at 5:29. I am wondering why a bend in an ...
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FrSky receiver snap-on connection problem

The snap connector thingy (picture included) on the xm+ receiver (although it is the same with nearly every other receiver) I have stupidly disfigured, as well as the antenna end. Is it possible to ...
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Can I mount my RX and VTX antennae next to one another?

I've heard that it is bad practice to mount a 2.4 GHz RC receiver antenna next to a 5.8 GHz FPV VTX antenna because the transmitting antenna will negatively impact the receiving antenna's reception. ...
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Analog Graupner MC-12 with R-700 receiver

I have an old Graupner 35Mhz transmitter and receiver which I would like to get running again. Bought batteries and connected power and a servo to the receiver but nothing happens when I use the ...
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How to mount XM+ receiver antennas?

I like to use XM+ receivers on many drones as they seem to work well and are small/light. What is the best angle and position to mount the antennas of an XM+ receiver in order to get the best signal? ...
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Can circularly and linearly polarized antennae be used together for FPV?

I have a few spare antennae of mixed polarizations I'd like to be able to reuse for my FPV gear. Is there anything I need to know about incompatible configurations of mismatched polarizations ...
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Does the Meteor65 Acro support Spektrum RSSI?

I have a BetaFPV Meteor65 Acro with a built-in DSMX receiver. I'm wondering if the F4 1S Brushless Flight Controller V2.2 (DSMX) supports RSSI. I've seen DVR of people flying and they have an RSSI ...
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Difference between XM and XM+ receivers?

I have seen both XM and XM+ receivers and am wondering which one would be better to get for a micro-drone build. What are the differences in specs? (range, reliability, weight, etc)
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How do I set up the RSSI readout on an XM+ receiver channel?

I have an old XM+ receiver that does not do RSSI. Some of the newer ones come with RSSI set up on a channel. How can I set up RSSI to be on a certain channel?
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Why don't multiprotocol transmitters work with Radiolink receivers?

I have a Jumper T16 and am wondering why it or any other multiprotocol transmitters don't work with Radiolink receivers. Is there a reason for this?
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How to use an XM+ receiver without a flight controller?

All of the model aircraft I have seen without flight controllers normally have a receiver with all of the channels separate. Is there any way I can use a receiver like an XM+ receiver on a model ...
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r-xsr won't bind to qx7s

I'm trying to bind an r-xsr to a qx7s, but the receiver shows a solid red, green and blue light and won't bind. I have updated the receiver to version 2.1.0 LBT and the transmitter to the EU version ...