Blade 130 X – Standard/Beginner/3D Settings

Picture courtesy of Horizon Hobby.

 

 

RC Pro Setup Guide by: Tom Zadar

 

Setup for the Blade 130 X Helicopter – Spektrum DX6I, DX7/DX7se, DX7s, DX8/DX18 Transmitter.

 

 

Spektrum DX6I

Model Type: HELI

Reverse:
THRO N
AILE N
ELEV N
RUDD N
GYRO N
PITC R

Swash Type: 1 Servo 90

Travel Adjustment: All 100%

Beginners can set Pitch Travel Adjustment to 85% for H↑ and 85% for L↓

 

Throttle Curve – DX6I

NORM 0% 40% 60% 68% 75%
STUNT 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
HOLD 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%

 

Throttle Curve – DX7/DX7se, DX7s, DX8/DX18

NORM 0% 40% 60% 68% 75%
ST-1 75% 75% 75% 75% 75%
ST-2 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
HOLD 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

 

THRO HOLD

Default is INH. Enable throttle hold and use these settings.

HOLD POS. 0.0%
SW: RUDD D/R

 

Pitch Curve

NORM 30% 40% 50% 75% 100% *
STUNT 0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
HOLD 0% 25% 50% 75% 100 **

* If you are a beginner you can use NORM 50% 50% 50% 75% 100%
This will give you zero degree negative pitch for indoor flying or outdoor flying with no wind. The heli will not slam to the ground if you pull the throttle down to fast due to having negative pitch. Do not use this for stunt modes, only use this for normal mode.

** Option 2. HOLD 50% 50% 50% 50% 50%

This will help minimize damage in a crash as the swash and blades will be at mid stick zero degrees pitch.
This will also help prevent a boom strike.
The swash does not move with TH with these settings.
If you want control of the swash in TH to help you land in a crash don’t use these settings.

 

DR&EXP

Set D/R and EXPO to your personal preference.

 

Standard Settings

ELEV D/R = 85% EXP 40%

AILE D/R = 85% EXP 40%

RUDD D/R = 80% EXP 0%

 

ELEV D/R = 70% EXP 40%

AILE D/R = 70% EXP 40%

RUDD D/R = 80% EXP 0%

 

Beginner Settings

ELEV D/R = 50% EXP 40%

AILE D/R = 50% EXP 40%

RUDD D/R = 80% EXP 0%

 

Ultra Beginner Settings

These settings are for hovering and slow flight only. These settings have very low servo travel which will make the controls less responsive to stick input if you need to tame down the controls even more. Don’t try to flip or 3D with these settings.

ELEV D/R = 30%  EXP -10%

AILE D/R = 30%  EXP -10%

RUDD D/R = 100%  EXP +20%

 

A good combination would be to use the Beginner Settings on Switch Position “0″
and use the Ultra Beginner Settings on Switch Position “1″.

 

POS-0: ELEV D/R = 50% EXP 40%

POS-0: AILE D/R = 50% EXP 40%

POS-0: RUDD D/R = 80% EXP 0%

 

POS-1 :ELEV D/R = 30%  EXP -10%

POS-1: AILE D/R = 30%  EXP -10%

POS-0: RUDD D/R = 80% EXP 0%

 

 

 

3D Settings

ELEV D/R = 125% EXP LIN

AILE D/R = 125% EXP LIN

RUDD D/R = 100% EXP -6%

 

 

 

For more D/R and EXPO settings and information see my post here:

Dual Rate and Expo Settings

http://www.rcproreviews.com/dual-rate-and-expo-settings

 

 

 

Spektrum DX7/DX7se, DX7s, DX8/DX18

Same settings as above but for Reverse set all to Normal.

Reverse:

THRO N
AILE N
ELEV N
RUDD N
GEAR N
PIT. N

 

 

 

 

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