The last time I used my Taranis was at OpenTX 2.0.15. I haven’t had the time to use my RC gear lately, and I’m trying to get some more time for my hobbies. To begin with, I wanted to try to keep software updated, and I’m pushing my Taranis up to 2.1.9 which is the…
There’s a lot of guides and posts about updating OpenTX firmwares, and a lot of them can be complicated. If you’re like me, and bought a new Taranis X9D Plus, which already has a 2.0.x firmware installed, the process is as easy as it can be.
I don’t know how long I’ve wanted a programmable transmitter, but being a beginner still, it seemed a bit overkill for my needs. But as HobbyKing had their big sale earlier this year, and they had Taranis X9D Plus in stock, I just couldn’t resist purchasing one!
I needed a simple charger with an integrated power supply, so I checked out the iMAX B6. I already have an Accucel 6 from Turnigy, and this has pretty much the same software, which I like so I ordered it.
To use my RX-LCD5802 FPV monitor with my transmitter, I needed a simple mount for it. HobbyKing had one for less than $10 made out of carbon, so I picked one up to see if it would meet my needs.
To receive the image sent from my SkyZone TS5823 FPV transmitter, I bought a FPV LCD monitor with two built-in receivers, supporting diversity.
HobbyKing had a 10-30% sale on their whole store, so I just had to order some FPV-gear for my quad. To begin with, I needed a way to send video from my GoPro.