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madoverlord:robots-futabamix [2016/05/13 21:42]
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madoverlord:robots-futabamix [2016/05/14 16:09]
madoverlord
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 The Futaba website has confusing instructions on how to configure the radio The Futaba website has confusing instructions on how to configure the radio
 to do this kind of mixing. ​ I eventually figured it out and posted a tutorial on to do this kind of mixing. ​ I eventually figured it out and posted a tutorial on
-the <A HREF="http://​forums.delphiforums.com/​BattleBot_Tech/​messages?​msg=16267" TARGET="​_blank">​Battlebots +the [[http://​forums.delphiforums.com/​BattleBot_Tech/​messages?​msg=16267|Battlebots Forum]] explaining it in more detail.
-Forum</​A> ​explaining it in more detail.+
  
  
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 Now that you've got the hang of it, set PROG.MIX2 to: Now that you've got the hang of it, set PROG.MIX2 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​RATEs=-100,​-100;​+<code>​RATEs=-100,​-100;​
 OFFSET=0; OFFSET=0;
 MAS=ELEV; MAS=ELEV;
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 SW=E; SW=E;
 POSI=DOWN POSI=DOWN
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
 Set PROG.MIX3 to: Set PROG.MIX3 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​RATEs=**+100,​+100**;​+<code>​RATEs=**+100,​+100**;​
 OFFSET=0; OFFSET=0;
 MAS=ELEV; MAS=ELEV;
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 SW=E; SW=E;
 POSI=DOWN POSI=DOWN
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
 Set PROG.MIX4 to: Set PROG.MIX4 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​RATEs=-100,​-100;​+<code>​RATEs=-100,​-100;​
 OFFSET=0; OFFSET=0;
 MAS=ELEV; MAS=ELEV;
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 SW=E; SW=E;
 POSI=**UP** POSI=**UP**
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
 Set PROG.MIX5 to: Set PROG.MIX5 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​RATEs=**+100,​+100**;​+<code>​RATEs=**+100,​+100**;​
 OFFSET=0; OFFSET=0;
 MAS=AILE; MAS=AILE;
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 SW=E; SW=E;
 POSI=**NULL** POSI=**NULL**
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
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 The first step is to set PROG.MIX6 to: The first step is to set PROG.MIX6 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​MAS=THRO;​+<code>​MAS=THRO;​
 SLV=GEAR; SLV=GEAR;
 LINK=**ON**;​ LINK=**ON**;​
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 POSI=**UP** POSI=**UP**
 POS-1 through -5 = +100,​0,​0,​0,​-100 POS-1 through -5 = +100,​0,​0,​0,​-100
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
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 Anyway, now set PROG.MIX7 to: Anyway, now set PROG.MIX7 to:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>​MAS=GEAR;​+<code>​MAS=GEAR;​
 SLV=FLAP; SLV=FLAP;
 LINK=**OFF**;​ LINK=**OFF**;​
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 POSI=**DOWN** POSI=**DOWN**
 POS-1 through -5 = +100,​+50,​0,​-50,​-100 POS-1 through -5 = +100,​+50,​0,​-50,​-100
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
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 For the final touch, exit SERVO and go back to page 1 of the basic setup menu, and select THR-CUT. ​ Set it as follows: For the final touch, exit SERVO and go back to page 1 of the basic setup menu, and select THR-CUT. ​ Set it as follows:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>RATE=0%+<code>RATE=0%
 SW=H (or whatever you used in PROG.MIX6) SW=H (or whatever you used in PROG.MIX6)
 POSI=UP POSI=UP
-</BLOCKQUOTE>+</code>
  
  
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 **Reminder**:​ while failsafes like these are a good idea, you **should not depend on them**. There are many things that can go wrong; you might start the radio on the wrong model, the robot might be damaged, etc. Develop and use a good startup/​shutdown checklist, and be paranoid. **Reminder**:​ while failsafes like these are a good idea, you **should not depend on them**. There are many things that can go wrong; you might start the radio on the wrong model, the robot might be damaged, etc. Develop and use a good startup/​shutdown checklist, and be paranoid.
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