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Old 09-28-2014, 07:28 PM   #1
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I just finished building a hex (GAUI 540) and added a NAZA M Lite w/gps. Any ideas for an rx? I'm planning on using my DX7 (non S) to fly this, so I'm up for suggestions.
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Old 09-28-2014, 08:08 PM   #2
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Congrats on your build and for your RX i run the AR6210 W/SAT and i to fly with the DX7 its a very nice TX but the ar6210 with sat. is a nice full range RX and you get the SAT with it so it gives you better range. IMO



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Just make sure that whatever RX you choose has programmable fail safe, so that if you lose contact, the RX knows to send an RTH (Return To Home) signal to the Naza. I believe the ones holytrex mentions do have that.
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I'd go with a RX that has more channels than you need right now. Future proofing as the computer builders put it.
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Old 09-28-2014, 09:18 PM   #5
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Just make sure that whatever RX you choose has programmable fail safe, so that if you lose contact, the RX knows to send an RTH (Return To Home) signal to the Naza. I believe the ones holytrex mentions do have that.
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Not clear if the AR610 has programmable fail safe.

If so, what should be programmed for NAZA lite to get RTH command?

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Not clear if the AR610 has programmable fail safe.

If so, what should be programmed for NAZA lite to get RTH command?

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With Spektrum's gear that support this, there are two ways of binding. The one that all the Spektrum RXs have is 'Smartsafe', that leaves all controls where they are at the point of signal loss and reduces the throttle to zero. The one you want to be sure you have and use is user preset failsafe, which lets you tell the RX exactly what you want it to do if it loses signal, in particular sending a RTH command to the Naza. That RTH command is the one, vital thing you want the RX to send, but you can have it do other things too, like activating a beeper, lights whatever. This failsafe mode is setup by a slightly different bind process, but is very easy.
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With Spektrum's gear that support this, there are two ways of binding. The one that all the Spektrum RXs have is 'Smartsafe', that leaves all controls where they are at the point of signal loss and reduces the throttle to zero. The one you want to be sure you have and use is user preset failsafe, which lets you tell the RX exactly what you want it to do if it loses signal, in particular sending a RTH command to the Naza. That RTH command is the one, vital thing you want the RX to send, but you can have it do other things too, like activating a beeper, lights whatever. This failsafe mode is setup by a slightly different bind process, but is very easy.
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I will give this a shot and see if it works with the AR610 and report back.

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My buddy will sell me his AR8000 (brand new never used, came wit his tx) for $50.00, so then this would be a good choice?
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That would be an excellent choice, at a great price to boot. Go for it!
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awesome, thanks for the help............now, when it comes time to program it all.......I'll return with more questions.
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............now, when it comes time to program it all.......I'll return with more questions.
Don't hesitate. That's what the MR support team is here for! I think I've learned as much trying to answer questions as from anything else. Have fun!
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