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Steve Colman23/07/2019 14:47:47
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I am about to buy a second hand 1.5m all carbon DLG for an excellent price. As Can anyone recommend a suitable DSMX 6 channel Rx for this application? Is the hype re "Carbon Fuse" RX's true or is it just a case of having antennas long enough to exit the fuselage?

Thanks,

Steve.

Denis Watkins23/07/2019 15:29:09
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It is not hype Steve, real carbon fibre does shield signals. I say real, as some carbon claimed objects are not.

Pick your favourite dual antenna Rx and get the aerials to poke outside at right angles if you can

Long aerial Rx are easier to set up

Edited By Denis Watkins on 23/07/2019 15:30:23

Shaun Walsh23/07/2019 15:30:46
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I may be wrong but you should be OK if the antennae are outside the fuselage.

I use these in 2 gliders and the antennae are long enough to poke out of each side of the fuselage

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Just remember to hot melt glue the antenna plugs and sockets together or they may come apart in flight.

Other than that they are very good, I have mine set up for flaps camber and crow braking.

Steve J23/07/2019 15:39:46
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Posted by Steve Colman on 23/07/2019 14:47:47:

As Can anyone recommend a suitable DSMX 6 channel Rx for this application?

I don't know about recommend, but I think that you only have one option for a carbon DLG and that is the AR6270.

Steve

JOHN MOSLEY 223/07/2019 16:33:52
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Agreed the AR6270T as already said make sure antennas are sticking out beyond fuselage. Set transmitter to record holds and fades get somebody to hold it at distance and tip it in all directions. Fades are expected but holds are fatal. I have set my transmitter up to broadcast every minute and it really gives good info. On DSMX I typically on get 5 or 6 (below 10) Book says on typical flight below 50 is ok. Cannot stress too highly carbon blocks signals, antenna's must have direct line of sight without carbon blocking signal.

Speedster23/07/2019 16:59:54
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This one has Telemetri with altimeter and variometer smiley

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Brian Hammond23/07/2019 18:36:36
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I,'ve got several Redcon rxs from Banggood ,they have quite long aerials and and seem very reliable.

Steve Colman23/07/2019 20:30:02
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Thanks for the suggestions gents. AR6270T seems to be favourite but at 80 Euros it equals 40% of the cost of the model. Would this be suitable? Similar to speedster's suggestion but without telemetry.

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