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    mturpin013
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    Country: ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom
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    Hi Dave I have 2 FlySky Fsi6 sets so I look forward to seeing your solution
    Thanks in advance
    dave976
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    Hi Doug
    Glynn must have written this some time before 2019 as I remember using these functions in my flying days way before computerised sets became available. The procedures work but many sets now come with electronic mixers etc built in and are far more configurable.
    I think I may do a video to show how the mixing can be achieved for model boat purposes. I have been a big fan of the Taranis but now prefer the Radiomaster but for ease of use and price the FlySky Fsi6 and its commercial copies is just as suitable for the majority of model boaters. Might not be soon but I will start planning.
    Happy days
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    RNinMunich
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    "There is also an article in the March 2019 edition of Model Boats that explains the concept."
    Article referred to by Rowen attached as pdf.
    Greetings, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Young at heart ๐Ÿ˜‰ Slightly older in other places.๐Ÿ˜Š Cheers Doug
    SimpleSailor
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    I have not used that method on a boat yet but I have employed it on my RC tanks. I get proportional control for forward, reverse, left & right all on the right stick. The left stick controls gun elevation (old throttle) and turret traverse (old rudder). I use a Taranis X9D with open tx.
    Sir Kay
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    Just found this thread. I have been looking for a true twin ratcheted throttle set up for my 1:350 scale Prince of Wales and Hood models, and had given up a while ago. I was, however, intrigued by my Spectrum DX6e radio and the "mode" switch on the back, allowing either the right or left stick to be the smooth friction or ratcheted throttle stick and in a kill or cure mood one night I opened it up to see how this worked. I was delighted to discover that by removing the large horizontal bar that the selector switch moves from side to side, and then pulling the small rails this bar engaged to on each stick tightly towards each other centrally with a couple of wire ties, I now had the ratchet engaged on both sticks, giving me perfect control of the engines separately, as I have been seeking for many years. Very easy to do, other than the very short little wire to the aerial pulling off its plug when the back cover is removed (also easily pushed back on though)
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    Rowen
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    Mike,
    This is the summary written up earlier. Will search for my Club article in case it adds anything.
    Rowen

    ELEVON CONTROL
    Most of us are delighted when our model just responds to radio signals and performs properly. Typically, we use a โ€œleverโ€ style transmitter (Tx) and on a twin motor vessel, if seeking individual motor control, one motor is controlled by the up/down movement of each lever. This works well, but has some limitations. Both hands need to be used and rudder effect is easily masked by inadvertent motor operation. This is particularly apparent on faster models with a brushless motor installation.

    There was an article recently published in โ€œModel Boatsโ€ suggesting another approach.
    All of our RC equipment was generally developed for model aircraft, for that is where the volume market is. However, sometimes features are offered boaters would not usually use.
    On some of the more sophisticated Transmitters (Tx) both โ€œElevonโ€ and โ€œVโ€tail mixing are available. These link two radio functions together so one control lever can operate both features.
    Will consider the โ€œElevonโ€ as it is the one I use on my Flysky Tx, although both functions are offered.

    This feature was developed to control the combined elevator and aileron flying surfaces on delta winged aircraft where both surfaces operate simultaneously. My Tx is the โ€œMode 2โ€ style where elevator and aileron controls are on the RH lever. Forward/Back movements operate the elevator and side/side the aileron.

    After setting this function up and then testing it, decided it works well. It puts both brushless ESCs on the RH control lever. Moving the lever up operates both screws in the forward direction and down into reverse. Going from side to side speeds up or slows down either motor, so the boat goes in the direction the lever dictates. Rather more intuitive than before.

    This was accomplished by:
    1) Establish the Tx Stick mode, mine was # 2.
    2) Considering Elevon, determine which layout allows the Aileron and Elevator controls to be operated by same lever.
    3) Use Elevator for throttle (fwd & astern) and Aileron to โ€œturnโ€. The Aileron will accelerate the motor on the outside of a turn.
    4) Reallocate channels on the Tx so Port & Starboard motor ESCs become channels 1 & 2 respectively. Use these channels on the Rx for the appropriate ESC.
    5) Select โ€œElevonโ€ mode on Tx.
    6) The RH lever now controls both motors.
    7) The LH lever (side to side) can now be used for rudder and the up /down function for any other feature needing proportional control. I use it for the centre brushed motor on my triple screw model.
    There is also an article in the March 2019 edition of Model Boats that explains the concept. Your Radio instructions should give detailed information on setting up the radio.
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    BobbyN
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    Sorry about that it worked originally, try this link it is quite hard to find in ebay. I know a few fellow modellers who have used this upgrade and speak highly of it. I have it myself on two radios and it works well, simple, obvious and straight forward.
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/384497801809?_trkparms=amclksrc%...
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/384497801809?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D1110006%26algo%3DHOMESPLICE.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20200818143132%26meid%3D7371356882e744dea4fbdce5d4e8b2aa%26pid%3D101198%26rk%3D6%26rkt%3D12%26sd%3D384233606864%26itm%3D384497801809%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DDefaultOrganicWeb%26brand%3DUnbranded&_trksid=p2047675.c101198.m1985
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    Rowen
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    Will do Mike.
    My take a few hours to find it, but also wrote an article for my local club.
    Will post soonest.
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    mturpin013
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    Hi bobby your link doesn't work
    mturpin013
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    Hi Rowen I don't suppose you could signpost it again
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