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Old 04-15-2009, 10:30 PM
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Hi everyone,

I'm stumped with my radio. It is a 3 year old DX6, holds a pretty good charge at around 10.1 or so.

The problem I am having is that when I plug a lipo into my ESC, and then turn the transmitter on (DX-6) all that happens is that my ESC beeps and I can't control the servos and the motor...

However "sometimes" if I leave the lipo plugged in and wait several minutes and turn on and off my transmitter several times I can get it where the transmitter controls the servos and the motor flawlessly....

Any ideas as to what might be wrong? Or suggestions on how to figure out what might be the problem?

Thanks in advanced....
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Old 04-16-2009, 02:40 AM
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Hi Brian,
I had a similar problem once and it was because my ESC needed to be re-programmed. I think it had something to do with th ESC not being able to sense that the throttle was at zero.

Plus, it may help to 1st turn on the DX6, 2nd plug in the battery to the RCVR (if you have one), 3rd plug in the battery to the ESC.

Hopefully this helps. Let us know how it turns out!
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Old 04-16-2009, 04:38 PM
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Thanks for the info John.

I'm still dumbfounded. I binded the receiver again to the transmitter. It works for a while but after I turn off the receiver and leave it off for a few minutes it doesn't recognize it.

Very strange...
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Old 04-16-2009, 04:48 PM
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Can you put a battery on the RX and leave the ESC disconnected as a test of the RX?? It sounds like a flaky ESC to me.
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Old 04-16-2009, 07:06 PM
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Good idea Mike, how would you put a battery just on the receiver though? Do you need some kind of extantion or something?

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Old 04-16-2009, 07:13 PM
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You can't use a motor battery, you'd need to get a Rx pack and just plug in to the battery port on the receiver.

How ya doing Buddy? Been a while since you've been on. Glad to hear from you again.
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Old 04-16-2009, 07:19 PM
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Hey Bill,

Doing great my friend. Trying to get back in the groove with the RC flying but kind of starting over it seems.

I think all my lipos are dead. Some wont hold a charge. I swapped ESC and have the same problem, sometimes my receiver works sometimes it doesn't. BUT I think I narrowed it down to a bad lipo. Well think all my lipos are bad, they are 3 years old and were pretty much never charged up. I'm charging up another one to see what happens. Haha I don't even know how to read my charger to see if they are charged. Talk about a rookie, sheeesh I miss my RTF Super Cub.



Good to hear from you too, I'll be on here a lot now. This weather is practically begging me to go flying!!!!
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Glad to hear it. A lot has changed since you left. Try and catch up! Let me know if I can do anything for you.
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Thanks buddy i surely appreciate it!
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Old 04-21-2009, 03:11 PM
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I got it fixed, bad transmitter battery I guess. Put the one I had in a buddy box into my DX6 and it works like a champ.

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Cool, glad you got it worked out.
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My Dx6 won't bind and the light on the back wont blink.
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