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06-16-2009 06:24 AM  11 years ago
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san antonio, tx

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Another Mini-g question
I have a Mini-g on a 700 with a X9303 tx and 8900g servo. I have the gain on Aux2 at 100 (the max the radio will allow) and still no wag. I don't have a g-view available. Still getting a little drift so want to try higher gain.

How far out on the rudder servo are you guys connecting?

Also does anyone know how to setup aux 2 that will allow more than 100 for a gain setting? Am running a y harness now for gain signal and switchglo operation so have to stay in dual rate setting for switchglo to work. May I could keep switchglo on aux 2 using rudder dual rate to trigger. Then move gyro gain to aux 4 and assign aux 4 to the aux 2 three position switch and only use two of the three positions to switch from hh to rate mode. I think the end points for aux 4 could then be set up to a max of 150. Could also move switchglo to aux 4 but the other option on aux 2 is auto and it doesn't allow a setting of over 100 either. Any better way of doing it?
06-16-2009 06:44 AM  11 years ago


Sunnyvale, CA

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if you turn off the gyro function you can go up to 150 on aux2 using travel adj. On my setup, 150 is equivalent to 103 on the gview. i have a completely different heli but FWIW no wag here either even at that value. i'm 13mm out on a BLS251.

i had a drift problem myself but it was due to the tape i was using -> 3M heavy duty double sided tape you buy at the hardware store. It's much stiffer than the gyro type the miniG comes with. I bought some futaba gyro tape and used the layering recommended in the manual. drift is gone.
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06-16-2009 04:14 PM  11 years ago


Avon, CO

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I too had maxed out the gain in the gyro menu to 100 which was only 80 in the g-view. No wag but very odd expo behavior around center, whippy feeling and not perfect stops.

With the reassurance from CYE support and real world experience from guys like Inkspot I disabled the menu and ran endpoints. Once again I've run the gain up to 100 but this time its a true 100 in the g-view and all is well. Holds beyond belief, stops are crisp, piro rates equal and very predictable feel. I was hesitant to run a gain that high but CYE support was adamant that todays servos can handle it, especially if its something like a 9256 or bls251.

the mini-g just doesn't work to its fullest until you find your gain limit otherwise like me you'll be chasing your tail tweaking parameters and never get it solid.

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06-16-2009 04:58 PM  11 years ago


Cranston Ri

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yup run the gain as high as it can go and use aux2 or gear not gyro sence, once it wags turn down a few points and go fly the snot out of it.

low gains will give you a wiping tail ,strange feeling on stick but it will not let it go, so just run the gain as high as you can
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