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JR › Cc3d flight controller can't calibrate transmitter
07-01-2016 02:40 AM  17 months agoPost 1
JamieD

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Picked up a 250 quad with cc3d flight controller, downloaded software got the quad calibrated, but when I start the transmitter wizard, it doesn't recognize any transmitter inputs
Probably just got an expensive paperweight

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07-01-2016 02:58 AM  17 months agoPost 2
KJH

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I'm using CC3D Atoms in a couple 250 racing quads. They're working good for me. Are you using OpenPilot or LibrePilot software? Either should work. PWM or SBUS?

-Kevin

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07-01-2016 03:01 AM  17 months agoPost 3
JamieD

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Libre pilot
JR 9503 transmitter with orange reciever dsm2

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07-01-2016 03:07 AM  17 months agoPost 4
JuanRodriguez

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I just picked up a 450 quad with the cc3d (not the atom) controller and I have the same transmitter as you.... JR 9503....... No problem at all.... there's something you're missing along the way.....

Have you checked out the youtube videos ???

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-01-2016 03:13 AM  17 months agoPost 5
JamieD

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The videos say ,and then you calibrate it, nothing about what if it doesn't work

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07-01-2016 03:17 AM  17 months agoPost 6
KJH

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I agree with Juan, check YouTube videos. Is the receiver bound to the transmitter? Also, check the firmware version. You may possibly need to update it on the CC3D FC.

-Kevin

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07-01-2016 03:18 AM  17 months agoPost 7
JuanRodriguez

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Did you install the latest firmware from LibrePilot on your CC3D ???

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-01-2016 03:24 AM  17 months agoPost 8
JamieD

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Transmitter and reviews are bound
I updated the latest version to the flight controller

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07-01-2016 03:34 AM  17 months agoPost 9
JuanRodriguez

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You've answered my next questions already.... ie, transmitter on and bound to the receiver.....

Don't know then.... you've tried re-booting everything ?? Computer, controller, etc. .... ??

Mine works as advertised....

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-01-2016 04:05 AM  17 months agoPost 10
Dr.Tim

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Bind Receiver First!

Yes I have done the same thing!

From Simple minds come simple ideas! Approach Engineering

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07-01-2016 01:31 PM  17 months agoPost 11
JamieD

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I will start over fro scratch again tonight
same with my DJI hexcopter, but when programming the naza, it sees the transmitter, it just won't arm

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07-01-2016 02:08 PM  17 months agoPost 12
JuanRodriguez

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So, are you talking about the naza controller ?? I thought we were discussing the cc3d controller and software

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-01-2016 03:24 PM  17 months agoPost 13
JamieD

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Sorry, I am having problems with both,
yes we have been talking about cc3d for my quad

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07-01-2016 05:56 PM  17 months agoPost 14
JamieD

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I believe it user error
hope I can get it ironed out tonight

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07-01-2016 10:38 PM  17 months agoPost 15
JuanRodriguez

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Go over your wiring... make sure that the connectors are oriented properly.... ie, the signal wire on the signal pin on the cc3d, etc....

Ok, let us know what you find.

PS, you can always post a picture of your setup..... you know what they say, a pic is worth...... well, you know ....

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-02-2016 02:06 AM  17 months agoPost 16
JamieD

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Ok, found my mistake
when selecting reciever type,I selected spectrum,since I am using that tech
I should have selected the 1st type listed
just did a quick test fly on what little battery I had left

Tomorrow I will work on the naza setup on my 550 hex
Thanks for letting me bounce the difficulties around with you guys

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07-02-2016 02:09 AM  17 months agoPost 17
KJH

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Glad you got it working. Onward!

-Kevin

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07-02-2016 02:11 AM  17 months agoPost 18
JamieD

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Never give up
Never surrender

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07-02-2016 02:03 PM  16 months agoPost 19
JuanRodriguez

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Humm, I don't recall being asked for "transmitter type " during setup.....

Glad u got it sorted !

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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07-02-2016 11:20 PM  16 months agoPost 20
JamieD

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Looks like I got my naza DJI 550 working also

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