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duceduc

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I just got mine AR7000 back from Horizon Hobbby with the new "Quick Connect" update. When I was trying out the new feature, I noticed the LEDs on both the main receiver and sub receiver were flashing. Is this how it suppose to work after a power failure? Pretty cool since I would know something had happen to the receiver during flight.

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macsgrafs

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Surely that means you need to bind the TX & RX?

Seems to me that ALL heli's beat the air into submission

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duceduc

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I have bind the rx. It starts out with solid led. When I simulate a power failure and the receiver reconnects, the LEDs start to flash.

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cody69

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They flash so you know there was a problem with the supply voltage during the flight. Ie dropped below 3.5volts

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jester4

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Yeah, I like that new feature. I takes the guesswork out as to whether you had a low voltage flight or not because it reconnects pretty quick and you may not actually feel it in flight. I really like the product announcements/improvements they are doing. Spektrum seems to be moving forwards all the time

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village_idiot

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Yes the flashing LED is an important upgrade!

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PilotDaz

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Yes the flashing LED is an important upgrade!
Does anyone know if it is possible to have the quick connect feature but without the flashing LED feature?

I just recently purchased a spektrum Tx Module/AR7000 combo and the Rx appears to be quick connect when I cycle the Rx power but the LED doesn't flash.

I'm wondering if I should send it in or not.

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jester4

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I think it will only flash if you have a low voltage situation.

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duceduc

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mine flashes with fresh battery.

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Rob Hair

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PilotDaz:
At least one person has reported that he had receivers that had quick re-connect without the flashing feature. That may be right, but it takes some care to be sure that you have quick re-connect by just noting the re-connect time. Even the receivers that don't have quick re-connect will, under certain circumstances, re-connect quickly. If you always get a quick re-connect even when other Spectrum TX's are active, then you probably have quick re-connect.

Also, I measured the re-connect time for receivers that I had sent in for update, and found 75 msec from power re-application to servo signal re-establishment. The re-connect is quite quick!

The flashing LED is a very nice feature for trouble shooting a problem and may be worth getting even if you think you have quick re-connect.

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PilotDaz

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Good info Rob, thanks! I've only done the test at home, not around other spektrums. So maybe I don't have the feature. I wish they had a firmware version sticker or a UPC number to denote this.

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