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Planet T5 Instruction Manual

2.4ghz digital remote control system.
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Instruction Manual
Includes*
Advanced 2.4GHz 5-channel professional transmitter
Advanced 2.4GHz micro 6-channel receiver
Features
■ Simple one-button transmitter/receiver binding
■ Side & rear ergonomic grips for maximum transmitter security
■ Steel carry handle and neck strap mount
■ Precision, adjustable height dual-axis stick units
■ Front-mounted reversing switch panel
■ Unique slow-rate retract/flap switch (channel 5)
■ Low power consumption 4-cell transmitter
■ Lightweight (6 gram) micro 6-channel receiver
■ Convenient crystal-free operation
*See box label for detailed contents listing
For use with Park Flyer, indoor aircraft
and small electric coaxial helicopter type models.
For use with recreational radio controlled model aircraft only.
Not a toy—suitable only for persons aged 14+.
Planet•
T5
2.4GHz DiGital
Planet•
rock-solid r/c
V7.10

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  • Page 1: Remote Control System

    Planet• 2.4GHz DiGital remote control system Instruction Manual Includes* Advanced 2.4GHz 5-channel professional transmitter Advanced 2.4GHz micro 6-channel receiver Features ■ Simple one-button transmitter/receiver binding ■ Side & rear ergonomic grips for maximum transmitter security ■ Steel carry handle and neck strap mount ■...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Battery status LCD ........... 8 © 2009 J Perkins Distribution Ltd. All rights reserved. Mode change switch ........8 web: www.jperkinsdistribution.co.uk Planet 5 Failsafe ..........8 Throttle left (mode 2) layout ......9 EU rEgUlatIons Throttle right (Mode 1) ........9 J Perkins Distribution Ltd declares that this remote control Flight controls - Examples ........
  • Page 3: Introduction

    BMFA handbook (http:// unit multi-aerial receiver designs. www.bmfa.org/handbook/index.html) which contains NB. The Planet T5 is not a complete system; other parts much useful information about model flying including must be purchased in order to obtain full functionality legal, insurance, safety obligations and technical from this equipment.
  • Page 4: Transmitter Features

    Failure to stop flying immediately when the display reads 4.4V or less may lead to loss of control! REVERSING SWITCHES Reversing switches are used to reverse the direction of aileron, elevator, throttle and rudder functions. The reversing switches are located beneath a removable cover on the front panel of the transmitter. See over the page: Planet•...
  • Page 5: Battery Fitting

    Reversing switches 5th Channel NOTE: Both the transmitter and Normal/Slow rate receiver must be switched off Switch before changing throttle reverse function. BATTERy FITTING 4 AA alkaline batteries are required. They are not supplied. Install the 4 batteries into the battery compartment ensuring correct polarity is observed. Simulator socket Battery cover Press and slide off cover...
  • Page 6: Stick Tension Adjustment

    STICK TENSION ADjUSTMENT Your T5 transmitter features adjustable spring tension on the 3 primary flying controls, aileron, elevator, rudder. To adjust tension remove the 6 screws retaining the rear transmitter case as below: Case screws Case screws Use a small cross head screwdriver to adjust spring tension: Replace the case and screws carefully after adjustment.
  • Page 7: R6m Receiver

    r6m rEcEIvEr The R6M receiver is a precision electronic device forming the heart of your control system. It should be handled carefully and protected from moisture, vibration and dust. It has been designed to operate with small lightweight JP EnErG servos in a light duty environments, e.g. Park Flyer aircraft, JP Twister co-axial helicopters.
  • Page 8: Servos

    Servos are not supplied. The following JP EnErG servos have been extensively tested and flown with Planet 5 and should be used with this system: 7712105 SUPER MICRO 6.0g SERVO (S6 EnErG) 7712110 SUPER MICRO 7.5g SERVO (S7.5 EnErG) 7712115 SUPER MICRO DIGITAL 7.5g SERVO (S7.5D EnErG)
  • Page 9: Transmitter Usage

    We strongly recommend you fly no further away than 50 metres. warninG! Planet 5 has been tested with many types of models and operated at ranges significantly greater than that recommended. However, 2.4GHz equipemnt is affected by terrain, weather and obstacles to a significantly greater degree than is conventional lower frequency R/C equipment.
  • Page 10: Battery Status Lcd

    PLANET 5 FAILSAFE The Planet 5 2.4g radio system has an easy to operate built in programmable failsafe system. Channel No:1 (throttle channel) can be programmed to return to its preset position if the signal is lost.
  • Page 11: Throttle Left (mode 2) Layout

    Rudder trim Aileron trim Your Planet T5 can be flown in either throttle left or throttle right format. he throttle stick is on the left side of the transmitter in the above arrangement. The primary flying controls are shown here.
  • Page 12: Flight Controls - Examples

    The right stick operates the ‘cyclic’ steering controls and moves the helicopter forwards/backwards and ▼ to the left/right in the horizontal plane. Forwards Crab Crab left right Backwards The left stick operates the throttle (main rotor speed) and yaw control. ▼ Rotate Rotate nose left nose right Climb Descend Planet•...
  • Page 13: Aircraft Mode 2

    AIRCRAFT MODE 2 Each dual axis stick unit of your transmitter controls 2 aircraft functions (complete with trimmers on each ▼ function) giving you control about all 4 axes of flight). See above. Throttle Up Elevator Down Rudder Rudder Aileron Aileron Left Right...
  • Page 14: Helicopter Mode 1

    ▼ the to the left/right in the horizontal plane. Climb Crab Crab left right Descend The left stick operates both yaw control and the forwards/backwards 'cyclic' steering controls. ▼ Crab Crab Rotate Rotate left right nose left nose right Planet•...
  • Page 15: Aircraft Mode 1

    AIRCRAFT MODE 1 Each dual axis stick unit of your transmitter controls 2 aircraft functions (complete with trimmers on each ▼ function) giving you control about all 4 axes of flight). Elevator Down Throttle Up Rudder Rudder Aileron Aileron Left Right Left Right...
  • Page 16 Planet• rock-solid r/c j Perkins Distribution, Lenham, UK www.jperkinsdistribution.co.uk...

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