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Mastercrashman05/08/2019 10:53:01
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Has anyone used both.

Which do you prefer for simplicity and ease of use.

I have a Cockpit SX9 and would like to install a vario/altimeter in my MPX Easy Glider

Frank Skilbeck05/08/2019 11:03:55
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Yep, used both, and the SM Modelbau GPS logger, aerobtec Altis GPS unit, and home made Arduino vario,

The MPX and Unisens are both very easy to use (on M-Link), the MPX vario comes configured for M Link operation so is just plug and play but is easily changed on the MPX launcher program (using the MPX USB adapter). The Unisens you would have to hook up a PC, either with their com cable or a MPX USB adapter, to set to M-Link and adjust the settings, very easy to do, but the software is all in German so you'll need to download the English manual and work your way through it.

I use the Unisens E in my electric gliders so I not only have vario but can monitor the flight battery too and the MPX vario in pure gliders. My mate has a Cockpit Sx 9 and uses some of my homemade arduino varios in his gliders.

Capt Kremen05/08/2019 13:33:15
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+1 For the Unisens.

Can't see the point of daisy chaining multiple (expensive?) MPX telemetry units when the Unisens does most if not all at the 'tick box' selection on set up. Very small unit too. Also can work with other radio systems if you stray from MPX!

Edited By Capt Kremen on 05/08/2019 13:33:54

Mastercrashman05/08/2019 20:27:47
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Thank you both for the information

Frank Skilbeck06/08/2019 10:14:12
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Any problems/advice with either, come back or PM me and I'll see if I can assist.

Mastercrashman07/08/2019 00:02:03
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Thanks, will do

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