This is newest version of Fr Sky’s poplar Taranis line of control transmitters, the Taranis X9D +Plus. The improvements of the +Plus over the original X9D include a higher quality screen with better contrast, and a haptic vibration feedback system for alarms and notifications. It runs the open source OpenTX firmware, which is fully upgrade-able. It comes with a travel case, neck strap and radio charger. Mode 2 radios have the throttle/rudder stick on the Left and the Elevator/Aileron stick on the right.
Full Telemetry RSSI alarms (warns you of signal reception problems before disaster can strike)
Haptic Feedback – vibration
16 channels (32 channels when combined with an external XJT module)
60 model memories
64 mixers, 9 flight modes
16 custom curves with 3-17 points each, 32 logic switches
Voice or custom sound alerts
USB and SD card slot for system expansion
Long range system capable of up to 2 times the range of current 2.4 systems
Quad bearing gimbals that are silky smooth
State-of-the-art open source software
Large 212 X 64 backlit LCD screen (2 backlight color options)
Real-time data logging
Receiver lock (program locked to aircraft – limited to FrSky receivers running PXX protocol)
JR Style module bay for additional RF modules and so much more
Selectable flight mode (1, 2, 3, or 4) Ships in Mode 2, Throttle on left stick.
2 timers, count up or down, throttle %, talking, etc.
Trims – Adjustable from course to extra fine with extended and exponential trims
Standard trainer jack
ARM Cortex M3 32-bit 60MHz
Integrates with CompanionTX – a FREE computer program that is a transmitter setup buddy. CompanionTX (Windows/Mac/Linux) is used to set-up models with the wizard, save, edit and share your models and settings as well as simulate your transmitter or model setup.
USB connection for firmware upgrades, sound editing, R/W to the microSD card and integrate with CompanionTX
Multiple language support (Radio arrives configured for English language)
Open source community-driven firmware, so unlike with major manufacturers if you need a special function or have good improvement suggestions just raise your voice, and don’t be surprised if it’s implemented a couple of days later! Visit http://www.openrcforums.com to meet the developers!
The Taranis Plus comes with the following items:
Taranis Plus Transmitter (X9D)
2000mAh NiMH Low Self Discharge Battery
Battery Charger Adapter
Aluminum Carrying Case