Reversing direction of my pan control on my graupner mx12

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  1. David N Atkisson

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    Hi folks,

    I have my pan control on my right hand stick on my Graupner mx12 receiver. At this time if a pull the stick to the left my camera pans right and if I pull the stick to the right then it pans left. How do I switch the control so it does the intuitive thing. Pull stick left camera pans left ect. Any help would be great.

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  2. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    David:
    I think this needs to happen in the transmitter.
    I don't remember what Transmitter you're using. If it happens to be the MX-20 see page 90.

    Andy.
     
  3. David N Atkisson

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    I'm using the mx-20 transmitter to pilot the CS8 but for the radians and camera control I'm using the ms-12 and it's own transmitter
     
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    Understood. For the MX-12 it looks like page [EDIT it's page 20! Sorry! Brain fart!] right hand column has the answer re: servo reversing.

    Hope this helps.
    Andy.
     
  5. David N Atkisson

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    Thanks Andy,

    The Page on the Graupner mx-12 manual is Page 72 for servo settings. I was able to select the proper servo control from my receiver and select the direction arrow on the display and by using the arrow buttons on the receiver I was able to reverse the servo direction to make stick act like I needed it to work. Thanks for steering me in the right direction. I assume that from this screen I could also alter the percentages of the servo to make my camera move slower or faster depending on how dynamic I would need them to respond while I am shooting. Is this correct thinking?
     
  6. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Hi David:
    That's weird...I just went to a different on-line version of the manual and the Servo Reversing is on page 19.
    Hmmm.

    You really need to change the rates for the servo to alter the camera motion speed, I think.
    Was that what you meant or were you talking about travel adjust (which is how far full stick deflection moves the servo?)

    You might also want to experiment with exponential -- that allows for larger stick movements around the center position but with smaller effect on the servo -- basically giving you more sensitivity/finer control around the center point.

    Andy.
     

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