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gaz00
(@gazoo-grenon)
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11/10/2020 6:25 am  

Started a new install on my TREX700. Frist few setps went well. Was able to bind to a new SPM4651T along with two DSMX sats with no issues. Adjusted travels no issues. Went to the servo tab and selected the servos from the list no problem (align servos) but as soon as the servos are connected to the IKON2 unit, it resets itself every few seconds. Loose bluetooth and bind everytime. Unit is connected via a CC BEC set at 8.5volts plugged onto the Gov port.

Am I doing something wrong. It's my thirst Ikon2 BT install and never had that issue before.

The unit is brand new. Just opened the package today.


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BrainDev
(@customercare)
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11/10/2020 9:06 am  

If you feed 8.5V, check that all the servos in the model (including the tail one) are all HV servos. Even with HV servos, the 8.5V voltage you set the BEC output to may be too high, try a lower voltage.
Check that the battery that powers the BEC is fully charged.
When powering the servos check that the servos are completely free to move and that the main and tail blades are well extended and free to rotate without strain or load.
One of the servos may be faulty. Connect them to the powered control unit one at a time until you find the one that short-circuits the BEC power supply. Before considering the servo definitively faulty, check that the servo cable is intact and not stripped or sheathed and that the wires do not touch each other or against a frame edge (carbon is coductive!). Especially if the model is not new but used.
If the BEC has two outputs connect them both to the unit so that more current can be supplied to the unit servo bus.

Go to the DIAGNOSTIC section and check in the "Real Time" tab the "Servo Voltage" value graph to see if something is causing the BEC power supply to collapse.


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gaz00
(@gazoo-grenon)
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11/10/2020 6:48 pm  

@customercare

Thanks for your quick response. You were right! The BEC wasn't able to push enough Amps and was triggering the fault. Connected directly to a 2S Rx lipo and no more issue.

Thanks for your help and pointing me in the right direction. 


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