Introducing the X-Lite S uses FrSky's new ACCESS protocol. First, lets go over some of the physical upgrades that have been made to the X-Lite that makes it now the X-Lite S.
First on the list is the M-12 Lite Hall Effect gimbals, better precision; better feel; equals better control. Two new momentary push buttons on top of the radio. A new RF module that has lower latency (down to 12ms). An increase in baud rate to 450K, resulting in higher communication speeds between internal and external modules. The new wireless PARA trainer system, but still supports the cable trainer system. A very cool new feature is the ability to charge the X Lites batteries without removing them, The X Lite S now has an internal battery charger powered by USB cable. Forget to charge your radio last night? Charge it in the car on the way to the field via your USB charger, pretty cool huh? So that rounds out the highlight list of new goodies for this transmitter, lets get ACCESS.
What is ACCESS you say?
ACCESS is FrSky's next generation transmission protocol that tremendously increases the capability of their transmitters. How, do you ask? The following is a paragraphical highlight list of the new capabilities of ACCESS.
The number of channels has been increased from 16 to 24. Latency has been decreased. Lower latency decreases the time that it takes for a channel command to leave the transmitter and produce a result at the aircraft. Binding, firmware updating and configuration of receivers can now be done wirelessly. The introduction of Smart Match; once a receiver is registered to a transmitter, that receiver can be wirelessly bound to the transmitter without having to push the bind button on the receiver. Both the transmitter and the receiver cross verify each other during the bind process, providing a greater level of security between the transmitter and receiver. Channel remapping; individual receiver pins can be assigned to any channel using the new "receiver options" page in the transmitter. This function helps to make setting up an aircraft easier and more goof proof than ever before. Use the onboard spectrum analyzer to check for potentially intrusive or excessively strong radio frequencies (or RF noise) transmitting near your flying area. You can also use the Power Meter page to determine the RF output of external devices that transmit on frequencies between 900MHz and 2.4GHz. An integrated 6 axis, motion sensing control feature allows the pilot to control receiver channels on the aircraft during flight just by tilting the radio.
We have just touched upon the capabilities and abilities of the new ACCESS protocol if you would like to know more about ACCESS and the X-Lite S click here.
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