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The i6 Radio has been replaced with the new i6X Model Here.
We often get asked, 'what transmitter do you recommend for someone getting into multirotors' and we always reply the FlySky FS-i6. As radios go, it ticks all of the boxes and much more. Sure, it's not a really expensive big brand radio like a Futaba, JR or Spectrum, but why pay more, often for features you won't use when the FS-i6 is more than capable for most applications.
The 6-channel FlySky FS-T6 includes all of the important features and programmable parameters to support helicopters, gliders, airplanes and of course multirotors. It even has the ability to store 20 models allowing the user to save a whole fleet of aircraft. For the racing drone pilots out there, you'll benefit from its three-position switch for setting flight modes and its PPM support for quick and easy installations. It even has a telemetry capability. As standard the LCD display shows real time receiver voltage and if you purchase the FS-CVT01 sensor, flight battery voltage can be monitored too.
The transmitter comes with FlySky’s latest IA6B receiver and best still it arrives pre-bound so you can literally be up and running in minutes. The IA6B receiver replaces the older iA6 Rx and now supports PPM and iBus. The advantage of PPM over traditional PWM channels is that you only need to use one signal wire rather than one for each PWM channel.
Programmable radios with seemingly endless and complicated menus can be a little intimidating for beginners, not this one. The FS-i6 is very easy and intuitive to program. It is implemented with simple push buttons, allowing quick and easy menu navigation and manipulation. It features a large easy to read LCD display which is even backlit, while its simplified menus will immediately put first-time programmers at ease. Many programming functions like throttle curves and expo are graphically depicted to give you a clearer picture of the changes you're making.
The transmitter employs FlySky’s latest 2A AFHDS (Automatic Frequency Hopping Digital System) 2.4GHz advanced technology, with built in multiple channel coding and error correction for superior reliability while extending the transmission distance. It is also equipped with a super active and passive anti-jamming capability and has very low power consumption with high receiver sensitivity. The 2.4GHz system puts the radio out of the frequency range by any “noise” generated by other electronic components in your model such as the brushless motor, speed controller, servos, or other metal to metal noise. This eliminates interference and glitching that can plague a traditional radio system.
Best still, the build quality and general feel of the FS-i6 matches the great performance of the radio. Its slim casing ergonomically fits your hands, while the adjustable length control sticks are nicely weighted and smooth, with a feel similar to that of the more expensive Japanese radios. The radio also features a large carrying handle and a neat built-in antenna, which is less prone to breakage than traditional antennas. Even small details such as the position of the strap hook have been considered; it's located spot on the balance point of the radio.
All in all the FlySky FS-T6 represents great value for money, boasting an excellent control interface and super features making it the perfect choice for multirotor pilots.
Firmware Update Cable Here.
- 6 channel 2.4GHz radio with telemetry capability
- Automatic Frequency Hopping Digital System (AFHDS) spread spectrum technology
- Transmitters comes pre-bound to receiver
- Multiple control switches including a 3-pos switch and two potentiometers
- Easy to use and program
- 20 model memory
- Trainer port
- Backlit LCD screen displays real time transmitter and receiver voltage
Basic Programming Functions:
- Dual Rates
- Sub Trim
- Travel Adjust
- Channel Reverse
- Swash Mix
- Gyro Sensitivity
- Throttle Curve
- Pitch Curve
- Throttle Hold
- Model Name
Binding the 2.4Ghz FlySky FS-i6 with the FS-iA6B 6CH Receiver (note the Tx/Rx bundle comes pre-bound)
- Channels: 6
- Model type: Glider/Heli/Airplane
- Model Memories: 20
- RF range: 2.4000-2.485GHz
- Bandwidth: 500KHz
- Band: 142
- RF power: less than 20 dBm
- 2.4G system: AFHDS 2A and AFHDS
- Code type: GFSK
- Sensitivity: 1024
- Display: 128*64 dot matrix with white backlight.
- Low voltage warning: Yes (less than 4.2V)
- DSC port: Yes (PS2; output: PPM)
- Charger Port: No
- Power: 6V DC(1.5AAx4 - not included)
- Weight: 392g
- ANT length: 26mm (dual antenna)
- Size: 174x89x190mm
- Certificate: CE0678, FCC
- Mode 2 (Left Hand Throttle)
- Model: FS-iA6B
- Channel: 6
- i-Bus Interface: Yes
- Data Acquisition Interface: Yes
- Model Type: Airplane / Glider / Helicopter
- Frequency Range: 2.4055--2.475GHZ
- Band Width Number: 140
- Transmitting Power: ≤ 20dBm
- RF Receiver Sensitivity: -105dbm
- 2.4G Mode: The second generation of an enhanced version of the automatic FM digital system
- Encoding: GFSK
- Input Power: 4.0-6.5V DC
- Dimension: 47 x 26.2 x 15mm
- Weight: 14.9g
- Compatible Transmitter: Compatible with FS-i4,FS-i6,FS-i10,FS-GT2E,FS-GT2G
- 1 x FlySky FS-i6 6CH 6-Ch Transmitter
- 1 x FlySky iA6B 6-Channel Receiver
- 1 x CD-Rom (Manual PDF file in this CD-Rom)
- 1 x Bind Plug
Sorry, we don't currently have any product related advice for this item. For general tips, tutorials and help please check out our Multirotor Beginner's Guide. Alternatively feel free to ask us a question.
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