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DIGGER10/01/2019 07:45:38
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I have a DX8E and want to use the sequencer program, has anyone else tried this. What I want to do is turn the lights on when the wheels are down and off when the wheels are up, all from the same Y lead off the Aux2 port. Any help please.

Denis Watkins10/01/2019 09:49:27
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Digger, do you mean MIXER, to mix AUX2 ?

As I think only the DX18 has a Sequencer

DIGGER10/01/2019 10:41:29
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The DX8E version 1.22 has the Sequencer on it also.

Chris

David P Williams10/01/2019 10:43:28
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Digger - you can't sequence things on a Y lead on the same channel. You just need one of these to control the lights. I do this all the time, usually to have the lights come on when flaps are lowered (fixed undercarriage!)

MaL10/01/2019 11:01:05
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How about a simple microswitch operated by an undercarriage leg when it reaches the fully up position?

DIGGER11/01/2019 06:37:54
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I have been told you can use the sequencer on a Y lead. But I can't ,so I'm getting a switch and see if that will work. I have another bigger problem regarding the DX8E programming, but I will start another thread for this. Thank you all.

Chris

John Lee11/01/2019 13:18:32
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Chris

You may want to download the manual here for the Dx9. On page 29 there are the instructions for the sequencer that are missing from the Dx8e manual.

DIGGER11/01/2019 16:41:46
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John, thank you so very much for that, it's a great help. I can keep the wheels as is, and rename the doors as LED and use it to do what I want. That's the plan, watch this space. And thanks to all.

Chris

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