The FrSky QX7S is an excellent radio from FrSky but let us face it, almost all of FrSky radios or any OpenTX based radios are a bit of a pain to set up and get it running as the whole process is quite complicated and time consuming especially for beginners who are not yet familiar with the system and the processes to get their radios bound and on top condition for their flying sessions. As the radio is one of the only points of contact between the pilot and the craft and the most vital link, it is quite important to know properly the workings and the instruction of your radio to have an understanding on how to work and control your transmitter with this easy Taranis FrSky Manual for QX7S Radio.

About the FrSky Taranis QX7S Radio

In this Taranis FrSky Manual of The FrSky Taranis QX7S ACCESS radio, we shall look at its features and capabilities. It features 24 channel with low latency and faster baud rate link thanks to its latest digital interface. Just like the other set of ACCESS transmitters, this too provides a reliable, secure and longer range link with the ability of wireless Over-the-air updates to all its receivers (OTA updates) which makes binding and updating your receivers much simpler without having to take out your receiver out of your quad to flash it - just flash it wirelessly!

The new radio is also compatible with 2x 18650 Lithium-Ion cells in its battery bay so that it can be internally charged and balanced without having to take it out and charge externally. The two battery cells of lithium-ion chemistry can power the radio for a solid number of hours depending on its capacity and can be charged with the mini-USB port of the device.

The Taranis FrSky Manual also provides information on the radio’s hall-effect sensor-based gimbals - the M7 gimbals and about the PARA wireless trainer functionality that makes the radio compatible with the free FrSky Link app and the AirLink S that enables the user to work with simulators and trainer buddy boxing as well. FrSky has also kept the tethered wired trainer port in access for the users who wish to use that as well.

Specifications

● Radio Model Name: FrSky Taranis QX7S

● Dimension: 202.2*189.4*96mm

● Weight: 639g (without battery)

● Operating system: OpenTX/FrOS

● Number of channels: 24 (ACCESS) channels

● Operating Voltage Range: 6.5V~8.4V with 2S Li-ion/Lipo battery

● Operating Current: [email protected] typ

● Operating Temperature: -10℃~60℃ (14℉~140℉)

● LCD display resolution: 128*64

● Model memories: 60 models (which can be expanded by a Micro SD card)

Features

● Compact and ergonomic design for ease of handling

● Comes with ACCESS Protocol

● Spectrum Analyser function

● High-speed module digital interface

● Tethered and wireless trainer port function

● Haptic vibration alerts and voice speech outputs

● Easily accessible battery compartment with a case for 2x 18650 Lithium-Ion cells

Navigate the Menu

To navigate the menus, Taranis QX7S ACCESS has the following physical elements:

● Encoder Button

● MENU Button

● PAGE Button

● EXIT Button

 

Taranis Q X7/X7S ACCESS supports OpenTX system

  • Encoder Button

The encoder button is used to navigate through the menus or widgets. To use this button, turn the button to left or right as navigation.

  • MENU Button

Use this button to go to the [Model] menu and other menus.

To move to the [RADIO SETUP] menu, press the button, and hold for one second.

  • PAGE Button

In order to move to different pages, press this button.

To go to the [Telemetry] menu, press and hold for this button one second.

  • EXIT Button

To exit the current page or operation widgets press this button once.

Points to note before going for a flying session

In order to prevent possible accidental damage to your radio gear or your quad, turn the power switches on and off in the proper sequence in order to check if everything works fine.

1. Push down the throttle stick to idle position, or otherwise disarm your quad.

2. Turn on the transmitter power and allow your transmitter to finish its boot sequence.

3. Confirm the correct model has been selected on your radio

4. Turn on your copter which thereby turns on your receiver.

5. Test all controls. If a servo operates abnormally, please do not attempt to fly until you determine the cause of the problem.

 6. Arm your copter quad.

 7. Do a range-check to make sure there is no issue with the range

 8. After landing, make sure to cut the arm switch or disengage the throttle to the lowest and cut the power to your craft in order to avoid accidental injuries.