As part of setting up a quadcopter or racing drone, it’s very important to make sure your transmitter sticks match the radio signal received in the flight controller. You quad would fly more accurately and reliably with the correct channel mid points and end points.
In this article we will discuss the basics of a transmitter (RC Controller) and what you should look for when buying one: price, the number of channels, modes, frequency and other features.
Not long ago I adjusted my Taranis Gimbal sticks and it made a big difference to how well my quad flies. So I decided to share how I loosen/tighten TX gimbals for better performance.
We talked about what makes a good radio transmitter for multirotors and quadcopters, however it’s still a difficult decision for many new to the hobby. Some are more expensive but rich in features, some are cheaper and comes with potential for lots of upgrades. When Artur started he bought the Spektrum DX6i as his first radio transmitter controller, and recently he purchased the FrSky Taranis X9D Plus.