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06-12-2017 02:07 PM  14 days agoPost 1
Yak54

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I just got a trex 500ex with a mini v bar on it,can someone tell me how this is to be hooked up with a spectrum ar6110e rx and do I need a sat re as well

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06-12-2017 02:12 PM  14 days agoPost 2
DemetriusUSN

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If you have 2 spectrum dsm2 or dmsx satellites all you do is go in the vstabi software and program it to work with the 2 sats.

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06-12-2017 02:14 PM  14 days agoPost 3
Yak54

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All I have is the ar6100e and a ar636 as3x rx

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06-12-2017 02:21 PM  14 days agoPost 4
DemetriusUSN

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You won't need the rx's just sarelites.

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06-12-2017 03:00 PM  14 days agoPost 5
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You can do it with just the rxs you have. But, it's an ugly, bulky mess because you have to run patch cables for all the servos and esc from the rx to the vbar.

You'll also need the patch cables that came with the vbar, including the triple io connector (or make your own). If you don't have those, getting a sat might be cheaper anyway.

It will cost you for the sat (IME one sat is fine for a 500) but it's a much cleaner, easier setup. No patch cables...just plug in the sat and be done with it.

You can probably find a used dsm2 sat for cheap used. I may even have one if you need me to look.

If you really want to wire in to an rx, this is how you do it. All spectrum will be the same..don't worry that shown is ar8000

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06-12-2017 06:09 PM  14 days agoPost 6
rcflyerheli

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+1 for what cuda boy posted, with one exception, and that is I feel 2 sats would be better. The recommendation is that 2 should be used on anything larger than a 450 sized heli. Like he said, it is a much simpler and cleaner setup. Be very careful because that RX is intended for a park flyer model and has limited range.

What transmitter are you using? Mikado has several setup possibilities in their software, so make sure that you have the correct setup for your existing transmitter.

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06-12-2017 06:31 PM  14 days agoPost 7
Yak54

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Using a dx7 radio

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06-12-2017 07:01 PM  14 days agoPost 8
rcflyerheli

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I have a couple older DX7s, but nothing newer, so I'm not sure if you have DSMX capability on your TX. If you have that available, I recommend going with that encoding setup.

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06-12-2017 09:15 PM  14 days agoPost 9
Yak54

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Ok if using a at 610rx and following the illustration where does the esc get plugged into

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06-12-2017 09:59 PM  14 days agoPost 10
cudaboy_71

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I updated the illustration. Reload the page.

Bec is not required if your ESC has bec.

Also, worth noting that apparently you can't use Vbar gov with a full size rx, as the RXA port is required. And, you're using it for the ail, ele, rud signals.

Honestly, it has been so long since I used a full sized rx and a mini Vbar the info is starting to fade

Maybe Ron remembers if you can repurpose and splice in to another port for gov. But, I don't think so. So, likely if you wanna use vbar's gov you're gonna need to get a satellite (or 2) and go that route.

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06-12-2017 10:14 PM  14 days agoPost 11
Yak54

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Really thinking about getting rid of the v bar and getting a beast x

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06-12-2017 10:46 PM  14 days agoPost 12
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Beastx still requires a sat, and a voltage adapter...unless you mean an AR7xxx beastx. Either way I think it's going to be quicker, cheaper and easier to just get a sat for the vbar you have.

It's your choice tho...beastx is a decent unit.

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06-12-2017 10:57 PM  14 days agoPost 13
JuanRodriguez

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Go with the easy and least expensive route Cuda is suggesting....

You can always do something different if things don't work out to your liking.....

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

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06-13-2017 09:58 PM  13 days agoPost 14
Yak54

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Ok can someone chime in here and lmk how the he'll to log into v bar to download the software,when I try is says not recognized and I have a email saying it's enabled

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06-13-2017 10:02 PM  13 days agoPost 15
Yak54

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I can get logged into the forums,but when I go to download the software is keeps saying I need to sign up

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06-13-2017 10:21 PM  13 days agoPost 16
rcflyerheli

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Go to Mikado USA and do their sign up. That will transfer over to the European website and allow you to do the software download.

You are probably just looking at the Mikado forum, but I'm pretty sure you have to sign in to post.

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06-13-2017 11:14 PM  13 days agoPost 17
Yak54

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This pos v bar is about to go in the trash pile,can't do anything with it without the software disc,wtf was v bar thinking

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06-14-2017 02:34 AM  13 days agoPost 18
Yak54

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So I finally get the software to download and it's for the v bar neo wtf is wrong with this ****,I have about had it with this pile of ****,it's about to be hit with a hammer

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06-14-2017 03:21 AM  13 days agoPost 19
Yak54

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Where can I find the software for free??

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06-19-2017 03:32 AM  8 days agoPost 20
Yak54

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On this mini v bar do I need
Some sensor along with the 2 sat I plan on running

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