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There are two main types of RC transmitters: pistol grip and stick transmitters.
Both can be used with the Basic ESC. Deciding which type to use depends on the desired control method and features. The Hook up esc to receiver in the front controls the throttle while the wheel on the side controls the steering. The receiver for these types of transmitters will have two main channels, one for speed and one for steering, and usually one additional auxiliary channel. Some higher end transmitters of this type will have programmable channel mixing features built in, many basic ones will not. If the transmitter does not have channel mixing then a separate channel mixer is needed. This type of transmitter has two joysticks for pilot input and usually offers a greater of channels and features.
The two separate joysticks and on-board programmable channel mixing features provide more options for controlling the vehicle. Some examples of possible control methods include:. Just like the type of transmitter, some of the very basic models do not have programmable channel mixing. If this is the case, depending on the desired control method, a channel mixer is required. The following are some guidelines on how the different components should be connected.
The exact instructions will depend on the vehicle de and the components being used but the information here should be general enough to give a basic idea.
The Basic ESC uses a 3-pin servo connector that will fit the 3-pin output channels on a receiver. If the transmitter has built-in channel mixing or no channel mixing is needed, the 3-pin servo connector on the Basic ESC can plug directly into the output channels on the receiver. There will usually be a label indicating the correct orientation on the receiver. If a separate channel mixer is required then the 3-pin servo connector on the ESCs will first plug into the output of the channel mixer and the inputs from the mixer will plug into the output channels on the receiver.
The 5V 6A power supply has a 3-pin servo header that can plug directly into the receiver. On many transmitters the trim is adjusted using a knob or a slider. When turning everything on, the transmitter should be powered on before the receiver. When turning everything off, the transmitter should be turned off last, after removing power from the receiver.
This prevents the receiver from picking up random noise and activating the thrusters accidentally. The Lumen and Gripper use a PWM al for control so the information in this guide will apply to both.
What did you think of this guide? Do you have any suggestions to make it better? Let us know here! Back to Guides. The 2. Credit: Wikimedia Commons Lucasbosch. ESC servo connector connected to RC receiver. ESC connections using a channel mixer.
Supplying power to the receiver. Do not connect more than one BEC or 5V power supply to the receiver at a time. Everything connected.Hook up esc to receiver
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