FrSky Horus X10

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The first thing that comes to mind is WOW. FrSky has listened to their customers and really hit a homerun with the X10. 

Yes, these have the updated charging system. 
  • Q. What is an X10?

    A. FrSky combined the best features of the X9D and the X12 into a new radio. 

    Start off with the great looks of the radio, now add the best color screen in the business, Hall Effect gimbals, great ergonomics and basically everything else people have been asking for on previous FrSky radios, and you have a home run

    The first two things that immediately struck me about the X10, was it's lighter weight than the Horus X12S and how comfortable it was to hold. The gimbals are velvety smooth and the switches and pots feel very nice to the touch. The neck strap mount is a new design; sturdy but not intrusive and hangs the radio at the correct angle.

    The X10 comes programmed with FrSky's easy to use, menu driven operating system, FrOS. For those of you who desire more flexibility than a menu driven OS can offer, the X10 also supports the outstanding OpenTX firmware. The X10 has a 480 x 272 TFT daylight readable color screen. The large color screen and encoder wheel make navigation and programming quicker and easier than on an X9D, and not by a small margin either. To round out the touchable stuff, the X10 comes with the very smooth feeling, M10 Hall effect gimbals. 

    Next on the features list are the two internal transmission antennas. Mounted at a 45° angle in addition to a removable, 2db external antenna. The radio is powered by a 2600mAh Li-ion battery that is charged using a provided external smart charger; runtime is approximately 9hrs between charges. One of the advantages of the Li-ion battery pack is the quick recharge times, about 1.5 hours for a very low battery. 

    For those of you who are not familiar with FrSky radio systems the X10 comes with an internal iXJT+ transmitter,  but also has a module bay built into the back of the radio that can run different transmitting modules. If you would prefer to use a different protocol, an assortment of modules can be found here. 

    All of the same great qualities as the other FrSky transmitters:

    • 16 channels (32 channels when combined with an external XJT or Ranger module)
    • Ball bearing gimbals equipped with Hall Effect sensors 
    • High Resolution TFT, Transflective Screen, visible in direct sunlight
    • Antenna malfunction detection and SWR telemetry
    • 2 internal antennas and one external removable antenna (can operate on either option)
    • Audible Speech Alerts (values, alarms, settings, etc.)
    • Safety power switch (no accidental power downs)
    • Li-ion battery pack and FCX10 quick charger
    • 6 position encoder 
    • FrSky FrTX OS
    • Option to install OpenTX
    • Protected Internal Antennas
    • JR Style Module Bay (to expand you RF options)
    • Full Telemetry · RSSI indication and alarms 
    • USB and SD card slot for system expansion 
    • Data Logging 
    • Trainer Port

     Whats included:

    • FrSky Horus X10 transmitter
    • Soft shell travel case
    • Neckstrap
    • Wall mount charge adapter with barrel connector
    • 2 Gimbal protectors
  • Customer Reviews

    Nothing to say, it’s just great!

    Nothing to say, it’s just great! Review by Japie • (Posted on 10/20/2017)

    Well done FrSky, another winner!

    I have now had my X10S for a while and I am really happy with it! I have actually flown it using OpenTX (yes, not a good idea ad the nightly builds could have problems) and there were no problems. As soon as OpenTX is officially released for the X10S I will move it to a larger plane, most likely one of my F3A practice planes.

    The radio really feels solid and the RF link is as great as my other FrSky radios. I think I will get a second unit and finally, after years of hard practice and contest flying retire my 2 trusty X9D+'s

    So I can confidently say that I really like the X10S and none of the "issues" that some people are making so much noise about bother or affect me in the least.

    Now all I need is a nice tray! I have started working on a tray to print for the X10S but I am rather busy at the moment so time is scarce.... Review by Rudi • (Posted on 10/20/2017)

    OpenTX not supported as of 10/10/17

    OpenTX has not been officially released for the X10. The "nightlies" used to install OpenTX are for testing purposes and not flying. I wished I knew that after wasting a day trying to get OpenTX installed on my new X10. Now my new radio will be an expensive paper weight until 2.2.1 is released.  Review by Matt • (Posted on 10/8/2017)

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