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FEATURE6K6J7C8J8FG10J12FG12Z14SG14MZ18SZ18MZ18MZ-WC
S-Bus compatibleYesYes with R2008SBYes with R6203SBYes with R2008SBYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
TelemetryYESNONONOYESNONOYESNOYESYESYES
Stick CalibrationNONONONOYESNONONOYESNOYESYESYES
Free updating via web pageYES (see notes 38)NONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Number of Channels exlcuding S-Bus66ch S-FHSS 4ch FHSS78ch S-FHSS 4ch FHSS12+2(see notes 36) 8+212+2 w/virtual (see notes 36) PPM:8/12 PCM:10 G3:12+212+2 w/virtual (see notes 36) PPM:8/12 PCM:10 G3:12+212+212+2 w/virtual (see notes 36) PPM:8/12 PCM:10 G3:14 16+2 w/digi channels (see notes 36) excludng S-Bus16+2 w/digi channels (see notes 36) excludng S-Bus16+2 w/digi channels (see notes 36) excludng S-Bus
Mode SelectYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES   
FASST/FHSSS-FHSS and T-FHSSFHSS or S-FHSSFM/PCMFHSS or S-FHSS2.4GHz FASST S-FHSS and T-FHSSFM/PCM/G3 OR 2.4GHZ FASST with TM14FM/PCM/G3 OR 2.4GHZ FASST with TM14S-FHSS, FASST, FASSTestFM/PCM/G3 OR 2.4GHZ FASST with TM14FASST 7ch, FASST Multi, FASSTest 18/12ch, SFHSS, T-FHSSFASST 7ch, FASST Multi, FASSTest 18/12ch, SFHSSFASST 7ch, FASST Multi, FASSTest 18/12ch, SFHSS, T-FHSS
Voice AlarmsYES (earphone)NONONONOYESNONONOYESYESYESYES
Vibration AlarmsYESNONONONOYESNONOYESYESYESYESYES
Sub TrimYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES YESYES
Servo ReversingYESYESYESYESYES YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Servo Slow/SpeedNONONOon 1 ch by mixingon 1 ch by mixingon 1 ch by mixingYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Servo DisplayYESNONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Transmitter VoltagedigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitaldigitalYESYESYES
Receiver VoltageYESNONONONOYESNONOYESNOYESYESYES
Trainer(30/31) as student:YESYESYESYESYES(33)YESYES(33)YESYESYESYESYESYES
Trainer(30/31) as master:YESYESYESYESYES(33)YESYES(33)YES(1)YES(1)YES(2)YESYESYES
Dual RateYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
ExpoYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
ATV/EPAYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Low Batt WarningYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Sound volumeNONONO  NO    YESYESYES
S.Bus Data EditorYES (see notes 38)NONONONOYESNONONONOYESYESYES
Throttle position alarmYESNONONONOYESNONOYESNOYESNONO
Personal user menuNONONONONONONONOYESNOYESYESYES
Multiple Models15-2015101520 in TX (21)3030 in TX (21)25 in TX (21)30 in TX (21)30 in TX (21)YES92mb memory92mb memory
Model name10char4char6char4char10-char10-char8-char8-char10-char32-char15-char32-char32-char
User Name10charNONONO10-char10-char12-char12-char10-char32-char15-char32-char32-char
Programmable Mixes - Linear32325A/H210105A/H1081010
Programmable Mixes - Curve12A/3HNO2A/3H5A/H410105A/H1081010
TimerYES -2YES -2YESYESYES -2YES-3YES - 2YES - 3YES - 3YES - 3YES - 3YES - 3YES - 3
Data transfer(23)WirelessNONONOby optional SD cardWirelessby optional SD cardby CF cardby optional SD cardby CF cardWirelessby optional SD cardby optional SD card
Switch AssignabilitypartialYESpartialYESnearly allpartialcompletecompletecompletecompletecompletecompletecomplete
Engine StartNONONONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
FailSafe(3)Ch3 in FHSS/All in T-FHSSCh3 in FHSS/All in S-FHSSNOCh3 in FHSS/All in S-FHSSYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Batt FailSafe(3)YESYESYESYESYESYESAll CH (Multi Mode) 3 Ch (7 CH mode)All CH (Multi Mode) 3 Ch (7 CH mode)All CH (Multi Mode) 3 Ch (7 CH mode)YESYESYESYES
Trim step adjustYESNOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Function assignabilityNONONONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Channel assignability(17)2NO2NOALL5ALLALLALLALLALLALLALL
Conditions3 in heliNONONO1 in heliglider and heli885 in Heli/Glider8888
Servo displayYESNONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Dual/Triple RateYESDualNODualYES(18)YESYES(18)YES(18)YES(18)YES(18)YES(18)YES(18)YES(18)
Logic for SwitchesNONONONOIn Heli Cond.NONOYESGlider/Heli onlyYESYESYESYES
RF ON/OFFYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
HELI FUNCTIONS:
FEATURE6K6J7C8J8FG10J12FG12Z14SG14MZ18SZ18MZ18MZ-WC
Revo Mixing(24)YESYESYESYES5-pointYES17-point17-point5-point17-point17-point17-point17-point
Hover PitchYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Pitch Curve(24)YESYES5-pointYES5-point5-point17-point17-point5-point17-point17-point17-point17-point
Pitch Rate(26)NONONONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Pitch TrimNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle HoldYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle Curve(24)5-point5-point5-point5-point5-point5-point17-point17-point5-point17-point17-point17-point17-point
Hover ThrottleYESNOYESNOknobYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle CutYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Idle UpYESYESNOYES3YES2(27)2(27)YES2(27)2(27)2(27)2(27)
Offset(s)YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Swash Select1, 2, 3, R3, E3, 4, HN3, H4X1, R3, 3, E3 1, 2, 3, R3, N3, E31, R3, 3, E3 1,3, R3, E3, 4, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 3, R3, E3, 4, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X1, 2, 3, 4, E3, R3, N3, H4X
Swash AFRYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Swash-Thr MixYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Swash RotationNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
DelayYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Gyro Prog(28)YESYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Governor Prog(28)NONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Invert SwitchNONONONONONOYESYESNOYESYESYESYES
Invert CrossNONONONONONOYESYESNOYESYESYESYES
Conditions(27)YESYESNONO4(27)48858888
Rudder to Thr MixNONONONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Acceleration MixNONONONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Swash RingYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Inflight needleNONONONOYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle LimiterNONONONONOYESNONONOYESYESYESYES
AIRCRAFT FUNCTIONS:
FEATURE6K6J7C8J8FG10J12FG12Z14SG14MZ18SZ18MZ18MZ-WC
Wing Types3311711313713131313
Tail Types2211313333333
FlaperonsYESYESYESYESCamber mixYESCamber mixCamber mixCamber mixCamber mixCamber mixCamber mixCamber mix
Air BrakeNONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Aileron differentialYESNOYESFLP diff rateYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
V-TailYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
ElevonYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
AilevatorNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
SnapNONOYESNOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Ail 2 Rud MixNONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Flap 2 Elev MixYESNOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Elev 2 Flap MixYESNOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Idle DownYESNONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle CutYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle CurveYES 5-pointYES 5-pointNOYESYES 5-pointYES 5-pointYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Flap Travel or TrimYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Throttle delayNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Inflight Needle SetupNONONONOYESYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYES
Gyro MixingNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
SAILPLANE FUNCTIONS:
FEATURE6K6J7C8J8FG10J12FG12Z14SG14MZ18SZ18MZ18MZ-WC
# Wing Types4NONONO10513131113131313
Tail Types2NONONO3NO3333333
Butterfly (16)YESNONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
StartNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
SpeedNONONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Ail 2 Flap CouplingYESNONONOYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Flap 2 Ail CouplingYESNONONOYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Compensation MixNONONONOuse pmixuse pmixYESYES YESYESYESYES
Elev 2 BrkNONONONOuse pmixNOYESYES YESYESYESYES
Flap CouplingYESNONONOuse pmixNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Trim on SwitchNONONONOuse pmixNOYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Camber MixYESNONONO4-CircuitYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Ail to Rud mix    4-choicesYES  YES YESYESYES
Rud to Ail mix    4-choicesYES  YES YESYESYES
Spoiler    YESNO  YES YESYESYES
Motor cut    YESYES    YESYESYES
Butterfly to Ele    YESYES       
Ail to Flap    4/Cond4/Cond  YES YESYESYES
Offset Trim  NO YESYESYES YES YESYES YESYESYES
MultiRotor Function
FEATURE6K6J7C8J8FG10J12FG12Z14SG14MZ18SZ18MZ18MZ-WC
Gyro SensorYES     YES   YES YES  
Dual rate/ExpoYES    YES  YES YES  
Center AlarmYES    YES  NO YES  
PmixYES    YES  YES YES  
Throttle CurveYES    YES  YES NO  
Throttle DelayYES    YES  NO NO  
Fly Mode or ConditionsYES    YES  NO YES  
Notes
(1) Includes function mode where student radio uses all of master radio's mixes, throws, etc.
(2) Includes master mix option where master can make corrections without taking control.
(3) Failsafe can only be active in PCM modulation.
(4) Digital trim radios automatically store trim positioning without needing to memorize it.
(5) Optional Synth module for 9C will work in 5U, 7U and 8U series radios.
(7) Elevator and aileron on separate switches, OR aileron on one switch, elevator and rudder on second switch together.
(8) Triple rates may be created using a condition for the additional setting.
(9) Can be created with a PMix.
(10) 6X cannot support separate nose gear steering.
(11) 8U and 9Z can combine flaperon and ailevator to support a 4-servo flying wing.
(12) 6X Pmixes require use of the elevator dual rate switch and cannot be set to constant on.
(13) Requires a "voltage step down" type trainer cord. FUTM4405 MM-TC-FG 12FG TRAINER CORD.
(16) 9Z includes butterfly trimming function.
(17) Specific channels can be reassigned to certain switches, sticks, or not pre-assigned to anything at all for use in mixing situations. For example, channel 7 can be separated from the channel 7 dial and controlled strictly as a second rudder servo using a 4-7 mix.
(18) May have triple rates on 2 separate dual rate circuits by simply being assigned to a 3 pos switch. 12Z and 14MZ can have Triple rates on two separate functions.
(19) A = analog. D=Digital. Digital trims have adjustable responsiveness.
(20) 6X has analog trims and a trim memory function to store trim position for each model. 8U and 9Z models automatically store digital trim positions.
(21) Additional models may be stored with CAMPac or in the case of the 12Z and 14MZ on a 32MB Memory Card, 12FG in optional SD card. 10C uses a 4k.(1 model), 16k (4 models), 64k (16 models), or 128k (33 models) to add extra models, these are available separately.
(23) 9C/9CS, 9Z and 10C can transfer models using CAMPac. 9Z can transfer through trainer cord. 12Z/14MZ through CF card, 12FG through optional SD card.
(24) Curves are available in a variety of conditions.
(26) Pitch rate is a unique safety feature of the 6X which allows the modeler to adjust the high end-point of the pitch without having to move the throttle stick to the top position.
(27) Each model has normal, I1, I2, Hold, and 4 additional fully programmable flight conditions which can be used as additional idle ups if desired.
(28) Gyros and governors may be used with radios without this built-in software, which is simply designed to simplify their use.
(29) Flaperon programming includes capability to use channel 5 as second aileron servo.
(30) See the Trainer Cord page for further info.
(31) If used as the Instructor with the 4EX, 6EX, 7C, or 9C, you must use the special trainer cord for this radio. Not applicable radios: 6X, 7U, 8U, and 9Z. The 12FG requires it own special trainer cord with the voltage step down on it, FUTM4405.
(32) When purchased as a 'dedicated' FASST system. Check with your local dealer
(33) With use of a FASST Module and receiver combo.
(34) More information will be available soon
(35) This function is available in the dedicated 6EX FASST system
(36) As these are updatable via our website, these transmitters are capable of having more channels
(37) You can use the SBE-1 (FUTM4194) to utilizie S-BUS features.
(38) with CIU-2

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