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Dan Nixon

Code Monkey, Electronics Engineer, Mad Scientist.

Multi-protocol modules

By Dan Nixon on 2016-07-09

After having started my own project to make a general purpose radio module that would work with multiple protocols for controlling RC models I found that to no surprise, someone has already done a lot of work in designing one:

These are similar in construction to the one I had designed in that they use the ATmega 328P and a selection of RF modules commonly used by different manufacturers (in the case of my module I only got as far as using the A7105).

They are available as a complete kit for a fairly reasonable price at Banggood and fit very nicely into an empty JR module case from a FrSky DJT module which can be bought from T9HobbySport after cutting a section of the top panel out to be able to access the protocol selector and bind button.

For slightly less you can also buy a four in one RF module (identical to the one used in the fully assembled modules), also from Banggood.

I'm using this to build one of the modules into a Turnigy i6 that I'm not using much these days, more on this in a later post when I actually have this finished.