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Old 10-15-2018, 06:54 AM
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Help with futaba controller

Hi, im pretty new at this with rc helicopters and simulators so have patients

I bought Realflight 8 and with the wireless intreface usb adapter and tried to connect my Futaba T14SG with no luck.

Have read almost every page on internet but cant find any "guide" that helps me out.
Are i just stupid or is it a hell to set it up to work?

Greetings from sweden.
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Old 10-15-2018, 11:10 AM
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Your radio does not transmit the proper protocol.

https://www.realflight.com/products/rf7_5/gpmz4524.php

https://www.futabarc.com/systems/futk9410-14sg/

https://www.tacticrc.com/transmitter...2810/index.php

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Old 10-15-2018, 12:16 PM
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Ok, what do you mean with the links?
Like i said, pretty new at this.
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Old 10-15-2018, 01:19 PM
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That wireless dongle does not support Futaba protocols. The only other wireless ones I know of are for Frsky and DSM2/DSMX. You will need to use a corded dongle and the trainer port probably to use that radio with RF8.

Even though I have wireless for my radios I find myself using the Interlink controller 99.9% of the time.

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Old 10-15-2018, 03:23 PM
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I pointed you to the information that proved what I was telling you. You need to use a radio with the proper SLT transmitting protocol. Your Futaba does not transmit using that protocol as shown by the second link that I provided. I then showed you an 8 channel SLT radio that will provide the necessary link to the device you purchased.

I have no personal experience using this equipment. Others have said that it worked. You can either return what you have or buy a Tactic SLT radio. RF 8 has 8 channels of transmission. You don't need to buy the 8 channel radio, but it would probably work best.

As said, many of us use the wired version and save the wear and tear on our field transmitters. There is another possibility that will use your radio and a receiver to connect to the software. Use the search engine for more on that.
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Old 10-15-2018, 03:27 PM
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You could use the RX2SIM adapter. Here is one link for that:

http://www.aligntrexstore.com/RX2SIM...or_p_4985.html
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Old 10-15-2018, 04:53 PM
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Have you checked out this Link?
Advantages of the InterLink-X:
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/show...94&postcount=6

Popular Opinion on this Forum has been:
Having the Controller, the Simulator was Designed Around, Is the Best Choice.
Especially for a Newcomer. Its plug and play, ready to go, no big learning curve, before you can even get started, learning to fly.
You Can still use your own field radio(s) through it. But that requires a learning curve, to figure out how to do that optimally.
As the link above says:
If you're going to use your own radio with RealFlight, please, please, please do yourself (and us) a favor and read the Radio Interface Help document we've written on that topic!
Also check out Field Radio Interface Instructions:
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30487
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Old 10-15-2018, 05:07 PM
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OK, so the OP Needs to spend some more money. Buying the SLT 8-channel radio is $100 plus shipping. The receiver route suggested is $38 plus a receiver $59 plus shipping plus wiring and battery for a total of approx $120 plus shipping. Sweden might be difficult and timely.

OP may not be able to return and replace what he has easily, so he could be stuck with the SLT USB module.

From where he sits now, buying the SLT radio might be the easiest and save his field radio for the field. Just My Opinion.

So far today... I have seen three patients. but then I have little patience.

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