FlySky FS-T6 2.4ghz Digital Proportional 6 Channel Transmitter and Receiver System
After I had flown my V911 enough to know I wanted to upgrade I started searching for a larger model. The thing is, it can get very expensive very fast if you have to by a whole new system when you go up to say a 450 size system. So I already had a FlySky FS-T6 transmitter and had successfully bound it to a V911 from WlToys. I had heard rumors that all WlToys Helis and planes use the FlySky system. So I took a chance and ordered a BNF (Bind N Fly) version that is just the Heli and a battery. No charger or transmitter included. No spare parts either BTW.
So I got it here and the first thing I did was try to bind the V911 transmitter to the V912. It worked immediately. This verifies everything is working on the v912. Also one thing you learned is if you have a V911 and want to fly V912's the radios are interchangeable. The Stock V912 transmitter is a bit more robust than the V911's I have been told.
Next I decided to try and bind it to the V912. I attempted to use the procedure I wrote up for the V911 but it didn't work. I got it to bind one time somewhere during that procedure on the third try but couldn't replicate it. But it does bring up a good safety tip I will share with you.
***SAFETY TIP***The first time I successfully bound my FS-T6 to the V912 I learned a very important lesson. Anytime your newly binding a Helicopter to a new Transmitter, Tie the helicopter down in some fashion. I use a small stick though the skids and held to the bench with a spring loaded clamp. I had my brand spanking new V912 sitting on my work bench and completed the first successful bind. Not knowing that I had the throttle channel reversed.( a result of reading an incorrect bind article) The Heli of course proceeded to rise in a very rapid fashion until the metal fly-bar made contact with the light diffuser on my shop light. There were pieces of plastic flying everywhere and a horrendous noise before I knew what was happening. I reached up and grabbed the heli by the skids, pulled it back down and shut it off before any real damage was done though.
The Bind Procedure.
When you bind the heli the first time check out this article for the settings of the transmitter. If you have V911 already just duplicate it in the radio and rename the new model. A lot easier than creating a new one. But here are the basic settings at a glance.
Model SettingsI also like to program the top left switch (SwC I think) to 0% throttle when I am flying Helicopters. This sets the throttle to off basically so you don't accidentally bump the throttle and get you or someone else hurt.
Reverse: For Mode 2 Reverse Channel 2
End Points: Leave all at 100%
Display : N/A
Aux Channels: No Changes
Sub-Trim: No Changes
Dual rate/Exp: Reduce the rates on the 3 channels to 50% (1,2 &4 in mode 2)
Throttle Curve: No Changes
Mix: No Changes
Switches Assign: Fly Mode -SwA (dual rate for 50% Sport activation)
Throttle hold: No Changes
Next plug the battery into the Helicopter. Then do the following procedure to bind your V912 to the Flysky.
Drawbacks of this Procedure
Plug the Battery into the Heli and turn the power switch on the side to the on position. Press and hold the bind button on the back of the transmitter and turn the transmitters power switch to ON. Hold the button for about for 3 seconds. Release button then turn the transmitter power Off then right back On. The V912 should now be bound to the Flysky FS-T6.
One problem with the procedure mention here is that the V912 for whatever reason with not store a bind with the flysky. You must do this every-time you power off the Helicopter. The good news is that it only takes about 5 seconds to do it and you will get so used to doing it and forget your doing it.
Have a great time flying your new V912 on your FlySky FS-T6, you will love how much more control and finesse it gives you.