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    Vortex 285 does the bunny hop????

    My second Vortex 285. First one flew just perfect right out of the box and OSD setup. Finally crashed beyond repair afte two years of probably a hundred flights.
    The new one just purchased,...
  2. OK, I'm the original poster. I did a quick check...

    OK, I'm the original poster. I did a quick check of neighbors here in WY and their reactions: "whats a Vortex 285". But, I went to the startup routine using the goggles and with that, after several...
  3. Trust me, there isn't anyone Iknow that can help...

    Trust me, there isn't anyone Iknow that can help with this issue. I purchased the Vortex because I thought I could get support from the vendor but the selling vendor just said that they just sell...
  4. Vortex 285 - It goes thru bootup routine but I can't get it to spin props

    I've had the 285 for about 6 months and its a handful for this 77 year old geezer/flyer. But I use a 3 cell battery and manage to have some nice speedy runs. Tried FPV but thats another story for...
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    You did remember to bind the receiver to the...

    You did remember to bind the receiver to the radio...my assumption?
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    Someone can correct me here but......I just took...

    Someone can correct me here but......I just took the Vortex out of the box, added the receiver and bound it. Used the on screen startup menu setup on the FPV goggles screen and put it in the air. I...
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    I'm also new to the Vortex but: I have not even...

    I'm also new to the Vortex but: I have not even tried to use any software to enhance my Vortex. Right out of the box, run the startup routine as viewed in the FPV goggles and your good to go. I'm...
  8. Is it possible to increase the volume of the beep? Vortex 285

    Just wondering if its possible to increase the volume of the beep on the Vortex 285?
    I tend to lose the little bugger in tall grass and its hard to find. Is there an alternative to the beep? ...
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    My suggestion for what its worth:: This is what...

    My suggestion for what its worth:: This is what I did. I set all radio controls as suggested in setup. Reversed the two functions. It was more than I could handle so I set the throttle curve to...
  10. Update: RonSII's end point adjustment did the...

    Update: RonSII's end point adjustment did the trick. I'd still rather have a switch assigned to start/stop but at least its starting and stopping by throttle gimble position now as its designed. ...
  11. Thanks, but my query is "how"? I have a DX9 and...

    Thanks, but my query is "how"? I have a DX9 and I've tried but no positive results.
  12. Thanks. I understand that principle. I have a...

    Thanks. I understand that principle. I have a NAZA F450 with GPS and have flow it for years but I can't get the Vortex to kill the motor unless I go thru a silly ritual of first trying to throttle...
  13. Assigning a switch would be ideal. I tried to do...

    Assigning a switch would be ideal. I tried to do so but was unsuccessful. Can you briefly tell me how?
  14. I've struggled but....its flying and flying very well but: I can't turn off motors

    Its been a long and but learning experience for this ole timer in setting up my Vorted 285. But: Its flying and flying very well but, I can't get the motors to turn off at the end of a flight. I...
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    Thanks to all who replied to my query. I finally...

    Thanks to all who replied to my query. I finally got my act together with the above post from sassen. Horizon Hobby Tech support told me that the DSMX Quad Race Serial Receiver SPM4648 would work...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I found the Spektrum...

    Thanks for the feedback. I found the Spektrum Race Ready quad receiver that plugs into the Vortex. I bound it and it went well. But when I go to the goggles for setup, it only gives me the first...
  17. I bought the Spektrum Race Ready Receiver and...

    I bought the Spektrum Race Ready Receiver and bound to it, but it gives me the same problems. I get the opening screen of the setup telling me to center sticks. I do so but it won't change screens...
  18. Vortex 285 - Went thru setup and it only beeps now

    Spektrum DX9, Spektrum satellite receiver and adapter cord.
    Went thru the setup and it went perfectly. All motors spun in correct direction and changed pitch to match stick input. I thought I...
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    Possible receivers for the Vortex 285

    I've scanned the previous posts and the more I read the more I'm confused. I'm pretty experienced at quads. started with them about 4 years ago. I decided to take the leap to the Vortex 285 and see...
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