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12-05-2012 09:41 AM  7 years ago
jjeaster222000

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Dood I understand that!!

My inlaws have a windows unit. Is it a chance to brick it? Or should I wait and see if it is something dr Ben would do?
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12-05-2012 10:14 AM  7 years ago
Dood

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There are two known ways to brick the cgy750.

The first is to power the unit through the Rev sense port. I bricked my first cgy750 this way. I'm the reason there is a warning about this in the update instructions.

The 2nd way is to have an intermittent power source during the initial power up after the update.
Use a direct power source instead of a bec for the initial email boot and you won't have a problem.

its easy to update it yourself, provided you read the instructions for both the ciu2 and the cgy750.
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12-05-2012 11:53 AM  7 years ago
Kevin Dalrymple

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Send it to me or come over. I am in Indy and I updated mine. Let me know.
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12-05-2012 01:33 PM  7 years ago
jjeaster222000

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Rymps

I may just do that. I get home next Monday. I will shoot you a pm when I get in.

Thanks!!
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12-06-2012 02:05 AM  7 years ago
swiyper

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CIU - 2
can't download driver software for window 7 ... this darn complicated i 'd stick with with version 1.2 for the time being

3GX s , Beast x come with mini cd for software installation ...

Hardware USB interface CIU - 2 only application for Windows Vista/ 2000/ XP

EVEn NOT for Mac PC .... wassup!

i'd be heading V - Bar Mikado as times progress

damn Futaba! suppose to be the la creme de la creme .. so disappointed
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12-06-2012 02:11 AM  7 years ago
777ER

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Swiyper,

PM me your email addy....I have the windows 7 drivers for the ciu-2 along with the driver install manual.
-Chris
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12-06-2012 03:17 AM  7 years ago
swiyper

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dude my savior
thanks man .. here swiyper@gmail.com
are still bunched of good folks out there...
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12-06-2012 05:12 AM  7 years ago
blade3d

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VBar is the same Driver complicationsBlade3d
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12-06-2012 05:35 AM  7 years ago
Phaedrus

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damn Futaba! suppose to be the la creme de la creme .. so disappointed
Let me know if you want to dump your 750!! The more I fly the v. 1.3 software the more impressed I am. Setting it up now is so easy and the results are amazing.

Let me know!!
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Go FASST, or Go Home!!
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12-06-2012 04:04 PM  7 years ago
swiyper

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got it fixed yes!!
Darn... patience is a virtue, The "Infrared driver software " help me through ... Tons of googling and search, Hobbico got the whole PDF files printable on different applications.

Futaba is heck no mediocre nor for the high tempered dummy like me BUt i got trhough yeah!
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12-06-2012 04:10 PM  7 years ago
Phaedrus

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Shoot!! I was hoping to snag your 750 Oh well, glad you got it worked out AMA Leader Member
Go FASST, or Go Home!!
Team Futaba
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12-06-2012 04:36 PM  7 years ago
jadams

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CIU works fine on my W7 32 bit machine but won't work on the 64 bit.
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12-06-2012 05:07 PM  7 years ago
swiyper

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got it fixed yes!!
Note to keep in mind : Follow Instruction to the dot

and : While Updating tru d process

Plugging sequence plays a key role ... While ... yes WHILE powering up the the CGY750

PRESS MODE + ... " UPDATE READY " should appear on the little screen then follow tru with PC update instruction..

POWR OFF the Unit then back ON " INIT DATA " should appear ...

Version 1.3 should appear as your new display

done
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12-06-2012 06:15 PM  7 years ago
DEDO

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I want to do a New Setup Do I need to go into expert menu ??
I have updated the unit.

I have levaled the swach in the ntr screen

Taken expo out of cgy in both Avcs an Nor

Adjusted both blades to Zero at center stick

then set the right aileron and elevator limits in the unit

I have 12 high 11 low pitch at 60%

The unit is compinsating corectly.

Is there any thing elese to complete the setup?

Thanks
Peace Out BOBBY D.
"GOBLIN PRo GASSER"
ZeN G290,HC3SX,MKS,
Maidened 8/24/12 FL
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12-06-2012 11:56 PM  7 years ago
Dr.Ben

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Put some expo in the transmitter to taste.

Start in flight mode 3.

Go fly.

Ben Minor
Peak Aircraft/Team Minicopter Team Futaba Team Kontronik USA
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12-07-2012 04:33 AM  7 years ago
DEDO

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Expo in trans,Check.
copied earleyer programing in trans that has switches set to switch from avcs to norm on cyclic and rudder.

Flight mode 3, Check
that was default.

Thank You, Going flying in morning..
Peace Out BOBBY D.
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ZeN G290,HC3SX,MKS,
Maidened 8/24/12 FL
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12-08-2012 01:44 AM  7 years ago
Scooterpilot

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Completed the firmware update to 1.3 for a Raptor 30v2, x50 and G4. All are configured to flight mode 3. The only thing I did was to zero out the Ele/Air Expo and set the expo in the 12Z tx.

Each machine was flown a minimum of one flight.

Prior to the first flight of each machines I double checked the gyro to ensure all control surfaces moved in the correct direction and gyro compensated in the correct direction. Thanks to Bobc1 (Bob) for double checking the 750 configuration!

Observations:

While transitioning in level flight right to left I added rudder so the machines would piro....they all flew like they were on tracks. The machines kept the line it was on with no corrections from this pilot. I added collective pumps to see if that affected the tracking. Had no impact whatsoever.

I'd set the machine up for level fight inverted or right side up, take my hands of the sticks and the machine would track straight....Amazing.

I did a knife edge fall, set the collective to zero and let the machine fall. No input to correct the rudder was required; nor,did I have to add and Ail to maintain a straight fall.

When using version 1.2, the Raptor30V2 had elevator bobble. I tried different flight modes, D/I gain setting, heads speeds and could not mitigate the bobble. After installing 1.3 this all went away. I had to change some gyro gains but other than that all the 750 setting were bone stock and the machine's flying quailities improved dramatically.

I did notice battery consumption increased. Predicated upon how locked in the models now flight I'm guessing the servos are working more to maintain the correct attitude, which will consume more battery.

That's All Folk's
Two G-4's & X50's YS60SR,Futaba 18SZ/12Z/14FG, ,Rail Blades Rep
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12-08-2012 02:09 AM  7 years ago
Dr.Ben

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I am so pleased that you guys are enjoying the new firmware.

Ben Minor
Peak Aircraft/Team Minicopter Team Futaba Team Kontronik USA
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12-08-2012 04:36 AM  7 years ago
bobc1

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The long story short: V1.3 is fantastic!

Chuck aka Scooterpilot and I agree that this is the best flying setup we have seen so far.

Thanks for your help.

Bob
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12-08-2012 04:39 AM  7 years ago
Dood

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When you say "this is the best flying setup we have seen so far" do you mean it is the best cgy750 firmware you've flown, or it is the best flybarless unit you've flown?  ▲
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