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Finland, France, Germany,
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Table of Contents Introduction to the TS6i System
Congratulations! You now own a ACE RC TS6i, an extremely About this manual
versatile radio control system that may be effectively used by This manual has been carefully written from scratch to
Introduction to the TS6i System 3 D/R - Dual Rates 27 both beginning and master pilots. The transmitter may be be as helpful to you, the new owner, as possible - it is
About this manual 3 EXP - Exponential 28 programmed for aircraft/gliders or helicopters, all with special not just a translation! There are many pages of setup
Flying Safety 4 STRM - Subtrim Settings 28 mixing functions, so it can accommodate many model procedures, examples, explanations, and trimming
Radio Installation Notes 4 REV - Servo Reversing 29 configurations. You can store programming for eight different instructions. In order for you to make the best use of
Notes on Servos 4 T.CUT - Throttle Cut (Engine Kill) Function 29 models in this powerful system! The transmitter will remember your system and to fly safely, please read this manual
Mounting 4 STCK - Throttle Location 29 all of your settings for each of your different models forever - carefully. If you don't have time to read it thoroughly, at
Servo Throw 4 FLPT - Flap Travel Function 30 no backup battery is ever needed. With programmable shift, it least spend some time browsing through it so that you
Switch Harness Installation 5 FLPN - Flaperon Mixing 30 can be used with all PPM/FM receiver models, even those can see all the features this fine system has to offer and
Receiver & RF Module Note 5 ADIF - Aileron Differential 31 from other brands! The system pushbuttons allow rapid data remember them for future use.
Receiver Installation 5 CAMB - Camber Control 32 input into the easy-to-read LCD display. With its electronic
RF Module Installation 5 LAND - Landing Function 33 digital trims, you'll never lose your trim positions again, This product is to be used for sport and recreational
Binding Procedure 5 ELVN - Elevon Mixing 34 because they stay at the same place you left them for every flying of radio-control models only. ACE RC is not
Range Checking 5 VTAL - V-Tail Mixing 35 model stored in memory! You can select the on-off switches responsible for the results of use of this product by the
Receiver Notes 5 A->R - Aileron Rudder Mixing 36 for many functions, and you can even assign the throttle to an customer or for any alteration of this product, including
Connectors 6 E->F - Elevator Flap Mixing 36 on-off switch, great for electrics! Standard programming modification or incorporation into other devices by third
Using The Aileron Extension 6 CROW - Crow Mixing (Airbrakes) 37 features include servo reversing for all channels, subtrims, end parties. Modification will void any warranty and is done
Vibration and Waterproofing 6 PMX1, PMX2 - Programmable Mixes 1 and 2 38 point adjust on all channels, dual rates (with choice of switch), at owner's risk.If you have any difficulties, please consult
Charging the Transmitter’s Battery 6 S/W SEL - Switch Selection For Auxiliary Functions 39 and exponential. Pre-programmed functions and programmable this manual, your hobby dealer, or Thunder Tiger. Note
Operating With A Coach Cable 6 AILV - Ailevator Function 39 mixers allow you to use the system for any type of model you the information contained in this manual is subject to
Other Adjustments 7 FAIL - Failsafe Function 41 can imagine. For those learning to fly, the transmitter has change without notice due to possible changes in
Adjustable length control sticks 7 Aircraft Flight Trimming Chart 42 "buddy-box" capability, so that you may connect a second manufacturing procedures, system software
Stick lever tension adjustment 7 TS6i Helicopter (HELI) Programming 44 TS6i transmitter with an optional COACH CABLE (optional part programming, or updates.
Changing the TS6i transmitter's mode 7 TS6i Helicopter Controls and Switch Assignments 45 #AT1032) for training by an instructor pilot.
Factory Repair Service 8 Helicopter Setup Instructions 46
TS6i Controls and Switch Assignments 8 Menu Descriptions - Helicopter 49 There are two aircraft menu's to choose from:
Transmitter Input Buttons 9 Helicopter Flight Conditions 49 Aircraft/Glider preprogrammed mixing features include
Receiver - Servo Connection List 9 R->T - Rudder Throttle Mixing 50 flaperon (dual aileron servos), flap trim, camber control,
Transmitter Displays & Messages 9 GYRO - Gyro settings 51 landing mixing, aileron differential, ailevator (dual elevator
Model Setup Functions 11 HOLD - Throttle Hold 51 servos), V-tail, elevon (for flying-wing models), landing settings,
M.SEL - Model Select 11 THCV - Throttle Curve 52 throttle-cut, throttle control select, aileron rudder mixing,
COPY - Copy Model 11 PTCV - Pitch Curve 53 elevator flap mixing, and crow mixing. Two programmable
ACGL, HELI - Model Type Select 12 S/W SEL - Switch Selection For Auxiliary Functions 53 mixers are also provided for making your own custom functions.
Swashplate Type Selection 12 RVMX - Revolution mixing 54 The second aileron may be set to plug into channel 5, so you
Model Name 13 SWAH - Swashplate adjust (120° swash only) 54 can use the system with ultralight five-channel receivers
Transmit Shift - SFT.N, SFT.P 13 Hovering Throttle Adjustment Lever (Pilot Control) 55 without any problems!
Modulation - PPM, QPCM 14 Hovering Pitch Adjustment Lever (Pilot Control) 55
TIME -Timer Function Setup 14 Helicopter Flight Trimming Chart 56 Helicopter features include five-point pitch and throttle curves,
REST - Data Reset 15 Adjusting Hovering Pitch and Hovering Throttle 56 high and low revolution mixing, throttle cut, throttle hold, gyro
AIRCRAFT & GLIDER (ACGL) MENU FUNCTIONS 15 GLOSSARY 57 settings, and rudder throttle mixing. You may select a
Simple Transmitter Setup - ACGL Model Data Recording Sheet 58 conventional swashplate, or if you have a more complex
Aerobatic Airplane (ACGL Menu) 16 HELI Model Data Recording Sheet 59 chopper, mixing is provided for the 120 type of three-servo
Simple Transmitter Setup - Electric Airplane, FCC Interference Statement 60 swashplates. Two programmable mixers are also provided for
5-Channel Receiver (ACGL Menu) 22 Using Caution at the Flying Field 60 making your own custom functions or for custom
TS6i Aircraft Controls and Switch Assignments 26 Status Indication Chart 61 compensations. Of course, the TS6i helicopter menus have
Airplane Model Function Descriptions 27 EU Declaration of Conformity 62 the four helicopter flight mode settings found in other radios
EPA - End Point Adjust 27 costing hundreds of dollars more.
Table of Contents - Page 2 Introduction to the TS6i System - Page 3
Flying Safety Radio Installation Notes
To ensure your own safety and the safety of others, please Once you arrive at the flying field... Switch Harness Installation b) Simultaneously, turn on the power.
observe the following precautions: The TS6i features spread spectrum and smart frequency- When you are ready to install the switch harness, remove the c) Release the “Binding SW” button. The binding LED will blink
hopping system module installed; the radio delivers precision switch cover and use it as a template to cut screw holes and a rapidly, indicating the transmitter is binding.
Charge the Batteries! & reliability in control without interference risks. rectangular hole slightly larger than the full stroke of the switch. d) Press and hold the BINDING push button on the Receiver,
Be sure to recharge the batteries before each flying session. When you are ready to fly your model, position the throttle stick Choose a switch location on the opposite side of the fuselage plug the battery power connector on the receiver to turn
A battery low in charge will soon die, causing loss of control or switch to its low speed position, or do whatever is from the engine exhaust, and choose a location where it can't power on. Then release the BINDING push button.
and a crash. Plug in the charger that comes in this system necessary to command your motor NOT to run. Then, you be inadvertently turned on or off during handling or storage. Binding Switch
and hook up the transmitter and airborne batteries the day may turn on the transmitter power followed by the receiver Install the switch so that it moves without restriction and "snaps"
before a planned flying session. Be sure the charger is not power. Use the LOCK function to prevent accidental throttle from ON to OFF and vice versa.
turned off by the room's light on-off switch! commands. When you have finished flying, begin by turning off Receiver
When you begin your flying session, reset the transmitter's the receiver power, then turn off the transmitter power. If you Receiver & RF Module Note
timer to keep track of how long the system's been used, and do not follow these procedures, you may damage your servos Receiver Installation (TRS601DD, #AQ2257)
monitor the transmitter's voltage display. Quit flying when your or control surfaces, flood your motor, or in the case of Install the receiver in the aircraft using the same methodology e) Successful binding is confirmed by the binding LED
transmitter battery level reaches 9.4 volts. electric-powered models, the motor may unexpectedly turn on as you would handle a standard receiver. That is, make sure changing from a rapid blink to a slow flash on the
Be careful when you use a field charger on your batteries. and cause a severe injury. that you wrap the receiver in foam rubber or other such transmitter. The LED will turn green on the receiver. Upon
A fast-charger may overcharge the batteries, causing Before starting the engine, power up the transmitter and material to make it less susceptible to vibration, etc. confirmation, turn off power of the receiver and transmitter
overheating and a premature failure. Never charge your receiver, and check to be sure that the servos follow the Ensure that the two receiver antennas are kept as straight as and launch normal start-up procedures.
transmitter or receiver battery at a rate higher than 2 amps. movement of the sticks. If a servo operates abnormally, don't possible. This will allow you to obtain the maximum effective Note: Binding process may take 3~10 seconds to
execute. If binding fails, the LED light on the
attempt to fly until you determine the cause of the problem. range from your model. receiver will turn red. Please turn off power and
Flying field Finally, before starting the engine, be sure to check that the If possible, please make sure that the two antennas are placed repeat the above steps from a) ~ e).
We recommend that you fly at a recognized model airplane transmitter model memory is correct for the chosen at 90 degrees to each other. Please note: This is not a critical
flying field. You can find model clubs and fields by asking the model.While you're getting ready to fly, if you place your figure, however, it is important to keep the antennas away
nearest hobby dealer, or contacting the Academy of Model transmitter on the ground, be sure that the wind won't tip it Range Checking
from each other as much as possible.
Aeronautics. Always pay particular attention to the flying over. If it is knocked over, the throttle stick may accidentally 90°
A built-in range-check function on the transmitter RF module
field's rules, as well as the presence and location of spectators, get moved causing the engine to race unexpectedly, causing
reduces signal strength for pre-flight range-check. When this
the wind direction, and any obstacles on the field. Be very damage or injury to anyone nearby. It is a good idea to avoid function is activated, signal strength is weak. Use the weak
careful flying in areas near power lines, tall buildings, or pointing the transmitter antenna directly at the model at all signal strength for pre-flight range-check to confirm wireless
communication facilities as there may be radio interference in times, since the signal is weakest in that direction. Finally, radio control system is working properly. It is recommended to
their vicinity. If you must fly at a site that is not a club field, be don't fly in the rain! Water or moisture may enter the perform a range-check before every flight.
RF Module Installation (TT-FH2.4G-A104, #AQ2256)
sure there are no other modelers flying within a two-mile range, transmitter through the antenna or stick openings and cause
1. Ensure the power of TS6i is off, then plug-in the ACE RC “Range-Checking” procedure:
or you may lose control of your aircraft. erratic operation or loss of control. If you must fly in wet
RF module into the TS6i properly. Ensure the connecting a) Turn both transmitter and model power on and ensure the
weather during a contest, be sure to protect your transmitter
pins are not bent during installation. system is functioning properly.
with a plastic bag or waterproof barrier.
2. Adjust the antenna to the suitable direction. The antenna b) Take the transmitter to a distance of about 20~30m from the
can be set in 3 positions from down to 90 degrees up, and model.
Radio Installation Notes can be rotated 180 degree. DO NOT overstress it during c) Press and hold the “Binding SW” button on the RF module.
this procedure. Signal strength is now weak. Please do not release “Binding
While you are installing the battery, receiver, and servos into or the servo rails, the rubber
your model's fuselage, please pay attention to the following grommets will not be able to attenuate vibration, which can SW” at this stage.
Binding Procedure d) Operate both left and right sticks to drive movement on the
guidelines: lead to mechanical wear and servo failure.
A binding feature is included in the SkyMaster servos. Visually confirm that all movements are accurate
TS6i 2.4 GHz spread spectrum system to ensure and signal is interference-free.
Notes on Servos Servo Throw
the transmitter and receiver bind properly and e) Release “Binding SW” button. Signal reverses back to full
Mounting Once you have installed the servos, operate each one over its
prevent interference from other controllers. strength and warning tone stops.
When you mount each servo, full travel and check that the pushrod and output arms do not
To bind Tx/Rx, please proceed as per the f) Model is ready to fly.
use the supplied rubber bind or collide with each other, even at extreme trim settings.
grommets and insert an eyelet Check to see that each control linkage does not require undue Note: Never activate the “Binding SW” button during
a) Press and hold “Binding SW” flight. Flying under weak signal strength will
up through the bottom. Be sure force to move (if you hear a servo buzzing when there is no
button located on the back side of result in signal loss and model crash.
not to over tighten the screws. transmitter control motion, most likely there is too much friction
the module (#AQ2256). Binding
If any portion of the servo case in the control or pushrod). Even though the servo will tolerate Switch
directly contacts the fuselage loads like this, they will drain the battery pack much more rapidly.
Flying Safety - Page 4 Airplane Frequencies, Radio Installation Notes - Page 5
Radio Installation Notes Operating With A Coach Cable
Connectors Vibration and Waterproofing 4. Turn on the instructor's transmitter. DO NOT turn on the
Be sure the alignment of a servo or battery connector is correct The receiver contains precision electronic parts. Be sure to student transmitter power. Move the controls on the
before inserting it into the receiver. To remove a connector avoid vibration, shock, and temperature extremes. For instructor's transmitter, and verify each control moves the
from the receiver, try to pull on the connector's plastic housing protection, wrap the receiver in the provided "Flight Preserver" proper direction. Now verify that the student's trims and
rather than pulling on the wires. Pulling the wires can ruin the foam rubber, or use some other vibration-absorbing materials. control travels match the instructor's by using the trainer
connector pins and break wires. It's also a good idea to waterproof the receiver by placing it in a switch (the momentary Trainer switch on the top left of the
plastic bag and securing the open end of the bag with a rubber transmitter case) and switching back and forth while leaving
Using The Aileron Extension band before wrapping it with foam. If you accidentally get the control sticks and trims alone, then moving the control
If any of your servos are located too far away to plug directly moisture inside the receiver, you may experience intermittent sticks.
into the receiver (like the aileron servo), or you need to unplug operation or a crash. 5. The instructor's transmitter has normal control over the
the servo each time you disassemble the model, use a servo model unless the trainer switch is pulled, passing control to
extension cord to extend the length of the servo lead. the student's transmitter. If the student loses control, the
Additional ACE RC extension cords of varying lengths are instructor can quickly "take over" by releasing the trainer
available from your hobby dealer. switch and controlling the model. Charge Jack Trainer Jack
Charging the Transmitter’ Battery
s Other Adjustments
1. Connect the transmitter charging cord to the transmitter's NOTE: If you need to remove or replace the transmitter battery, do not Adjustable length control sticks Stick Tension Adjustment / Mode Change
charging socket (on the rear of the case, left side). pull on its wires to remove it. Instead, gently pull on the connector's You may change the length of the control sticks to make your The ‘mode’ of the TS6i system is interchangeable. To change
2. Connect the receiver battery to the receiver connector plastic housing where it plugs in to the transmitter. The battery must transmitter more comfortable to hold and operate. To lengthen the mode, please select ‘Mode 1 (or Mode 2, depends to the
on the charging cord. be removed to charge it properly with a "peak" charger. or shorten your transmitter's sticks, first unlock the stick tip by factory presetting)’ in the Initial Setup Menu from your
3. Plug the charger into a wall socket. holding locking piece B and turning stick tip A counterclockwise. transmitter first, and then follow below settings for the hardware
4. The charger's LEDs should light, indicating charging current Next, move the locking piece B up or down (to lengthen or set-up to change mode.
is flowing. The batteries should be left on charge for about shorten). When the length feels comfortable, lock the position 1. Remove the module.
15 hours. If either light does not turn on, verify that both by turning locking piece B counterclockwise. 2. Carefully remove the plastic side panels form the transmitter.
power switches are OFF. Also be sure the wall switch 3. Remove all the six screws from the back of the case.
A B 4. Unscrew the copper ratchet, and relocate it to the other side
controlling the room lights does not shut off the charger's
electrical outlet when you leave the room. of gimbals.
- Try to charge the batteries with the charger supplied with your 5. Tighten up the tension spring screw for the new throttle/aileron
system exclusively. The use of a fast-charger may damage gimbals.
the batteries by overheating and dramatically reduce their 6. Loosen up the tension spring screw for the new
lifetime. elevator/rudder gimbals.
Changing the TS6i transmitter's mode 7. Re-assemble the case.
If you wish to change the mode of the transmitter, say from
Operating With A Coach Cable Mode 2 to Mode 1, switch the transmitter on while holding the
The tension of the control sticks could be adjusted depends on
your preference, please refer step 5~6.
two EDIT keys down. Then, scroll through the menus using
An optional training cord is available from your dealer. The transmitter is on a different frequency than the student's, one of the edit keys until you reach the STICK menu. Press
cord may be used to help a beginning pilot learn to fly easily by use the student's as the master transmitter and the other as one of the cursor keys to switch between Mode 1 and Mode 2.
allowing a second transmitter, operated by an experienced the student's.
instructor, to be connected to this system. The instructor may 2. Collapse the student's antenna, and fully extend the
override the beginning pilot at any time to bring the model back instructor's antenna. If the student's transmitter has a
under safe control. For training, the transmitter may be removable RF module, remove it from the transmitter.
connected to another ACE RC system using the 3. The COACH CABLE (#AT6133) is specifically marked at one end
COACH CABLE (#AT6133) as the "master" the other end as "student". Plug it accordingly into
each transmitter, with power switched off. The trainer jack is
To use the trainer cord: on the back of the transmitter. Turn the connector until its
1. Set up both the student's and instructor's transmitters to notches line up and it fits without having to be forced.
have identical trim and control motions. If the instructor's
Radio Installation Notes, Charging the Transmitter’ Battery, Operating With A Trainer Coach Cable - Page 6
s Operating With A Trainer Cord, Other Adjustments - Page 7
Factory Repair Service Information Transmitter Input Buttons
Please read the warranty card supplied with your system and Be sure to include a note in your package that describes the The buttons are used for different things as follows:
return it. Before you decide to have your system repaired, if trouble in as much detail as possible, including: 1. The Edit buttons allow you to move up and down within the
there is no apparent physical damage, read this instruction - Symptoms of the problem in as much detail as you can model menus, and move within the regular display.
manual again and check to be sure that you are operation the provide, including any unusual mounting conditions or 2. The Cursor Left/Right buttons allow you to select options
system as it was designed to be operated. If you are still equipment orientation. within a particular function, and control the timer function. 1 1 3 3
having trouble, pack up your system in its original shipping - A list of items you are sending, and what you want to be 3. The Data +Increase & -Decrease buttons allow you to
increase or decrease the numerical settings for a function 2 2 5 4
materials and send it to your local hobby shops or Thunder repaired.
Tiger authorized distributor. - Your name, address, and telephone number. 4. The Clear Active/Inhibit button resets numbers, and turns
functions on and off.
5. The Lock button holds the throttle channel fixed while other
channels still respond to the transmitter.
You'll learn how to use these buttons in the setup sections that follow.
TS6i Controls and Switch Assignments
Receiver - Servo Connection List
Gear or The table below shows the hookups that should be used for each of the model types. Note that some functions shown will not
Auxiliary Switch operate until they are activated in the transmitter.
Trainer Switch Switch Receiver Aircraft Glider Helicopter
channel (ACGL) (HELI)
Engine Cut 1 Aileron Aileron (or Roll Cyclic)
Switch or Right flaperon (FLPN on) or Swash servo 1 (120')
SW 1 or Right elevon (ELVN on)
Elevator-Rudder or Right aileron (ADIF on)
Dual Rate Switch Aileron Dual 2 Elevator Elevator (or Pitch Cyclic)
Rate Switch or V-tail right side (VTAL on) or Swash servo 2 (120')
or Left Elevon (ELVN on)
Left Lever or Right elevator (AILV on)
POWER 3 Throttle (controlled by throttle stick or Switch 01) Throttle
4 Rudder or Rudder
Mode 1 Mode 2 Mode 1 Mode 2
V-tail left side (VTAL on) (Or Yaw control through the gyro)
Rudder- Rudder- Aileron- Aileron &
5 Landing gear (controlled by Gear/Aux switch) Gyro sensitivity
Elevator Throttle Throttle Elevator
or Left aileron (ADIF on) (values set in GYRO menu)
Stick Stick Stick Stick
or Left elevator (AILV on)
6 Flap (travel controlled by VR-L and neutral set by VR-R) Pitch (or Collective)
or Left flaperon (FLPN on) or Swash servo 3 (120')
Mode 1 Mode 2
Throttle Elevator The servo response varies with the selected function. Standard options are shown first.
Mode 1 Mode 2
Trim Switch Trim Switch
Trim Switch Trim Switch
Transmitter Displays and Messages
When you first turn on your transmitter, the first screen shown
below appears on the LCD display. Before flying, or even Edit keys - DATA key + DATA key
Rudder Aileron starting the engine, BE SURE that the model number Voltage/Timer Display
Trim Switch Trim Switch Timer Display
appearing in the upper right of the display matches the Normal Display Mode
model that you are about to fly! If you don't, reversed
Trim Menu [TRIM]
Power Switch servos and incorrect trims will lead to an immediate crash.
You can scroll up and down through the startup screen by Lock key
This figure shows the assignments for Mode1 / Mode2 System. Model Name Display Throttle Lock
pressing one of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the far left).
Note that some of the functions will not operate until activated in the mixing menus. Edit keys
If you press timer or engine cut or lock keys, you go directly to
those functions regardless of the display.
Factory Repair Service Information, TS6i Controls and Switch Assignments - Page 8 Transmitter Input Buttons, Receiver - Servo Connection List, Receiver - Servo Connection List - Page 9
Transmitter Displays and Messages Model Setup Functions
This screen appears at startup. The model memory number is Pressing the Lock button locks the throttle servo and holds it
This section describes the model setup functions that are used to choose all of the operating features of a particular model
shown by the small down-arrow. Battery voltage is shown in where you last commanded it. This is a safety feature to be
memory. These functions are used to select the model memory, the model type (from airplane/glider, and helicopters), set the
the bottom left, and operating time is on the lower right. used when you are carrying the model and transmitter to
stopwatch, and other useful functions. These functions are used to set up a new model or a new model memory, to switch
You can reset the operating time display by hitting the Clear ensure you don't accidentally give throttle. The LOCK indicator
between memories, and to change transmit shift..
button (the one on the farthest right). Do this after each charge shows when the Lock switch has been engaged.
to keep track of your operating time on a single charge. LOCK indicator
Map of Basic Menu Functions (see right) Power On While Pressing
both Edit keys
M.SEL Model select: choose one of eight model Model Select 1-8 [M. SEL]
Model Name [ABCD-99]
**** Model Name (four letters +
up to three numbers) 13 Model Type
[ACGL] or [HELI]
Pressing the Up button gives the Trim display (different Warning Displays ACGL Acrobatic/Glider model mode 12
numbers may appear depending on the model type). To see The LOW BATTERY warning is displayed when the transmitter HELI Helicopter model mode 12 Swashplate type (HELI only)
where the trim for a certain channel is, you have to move it! battery voltage drops below 9.3 volts, and a beeper sounds. NOR Normal swashplate (HELI only) 12 [NOR] 
Be sure to move it back to where it was. Note that the CH3 trim The operating time is still shown on the right. If you reset this 120 120 Swashplate (HELI only) 11
Copy Model [COPY]
only moves downward, so if you need more engine RPM, set each time you charge the system, you will have a good idea of COPY Data Copy 13
up idle with the trim at -25% so you can increase it if needed. how long you can safely operate. SFT.N Negative Transmit Shift 13 Shift Dir. [SFT.N][SFT.P]
WHEN THE BEEPER SOUNDS, LAND YOUR MODEL AS SFT.P Positive Transmit Shift 13 Modulation [PPM] or [QPCM]
SOON AS POSSIBLE BEFORE LOSS OF CONTROL DUE PPM PPM or QPCM Modulation 14
TO A DEAD TRANSMITTER BATTERY. QPCM PCM Modulation 14 MODE 1, MODE 2
STCK1 Transmitter mode 1 7 Time Setup [TIME XX]
Flashing STCK2 Transmitter mode 2 7
TIME Timer setup 14 Reset Memory [REST]
Pressing the Up button again gives the Model Name display. REST Reset Memory 14
If you've named your model, it will appear here so you can be
sure you have recalled the correct memory. If you do not name
the model, you'll have to remember which model memory it's M.SEL - Model Select 3. Select the desired model number by pressing the Cursor
stored within by the memory number. The IDLE ON warning is displayed when the transmitter is
ACE RC TS6i can store up to eight independent sets of Right or Left button. At this time, the small arrow above the
powered up with the Idle switch on in the helicopter mode only.
model data in its memory. The Model Select (MODL) function selected model number will blink on and off.
You can turn this off by moving the Flt. Mode (SW-4) switch
allows you to choose from any of the eight sets of model data. 4. Switch power off.
FORWARD. For your safety, the transmitter will not broadcast
You can assign a four-character name and three numerals 5. Switch power back on. The previously-selected model
until this alarm is ended
from 0-199 to each model memory. number is indicated by the arrow above the model numbers
The model names are not visible when you wish to switch in the display.
memories. There are several ways to keep track of which
Pressing the Right button gives the Timer display, with a model is in each memory. You may attach a small piece of COPY - Copy Model
stopwatch display on the left, and operating time on the right. white tape to the transmitter and write the model's name along The COPY function is used to copy the model data stored in
This also starts the timer, so hit the Right key again to stop it. with the model setup number (and its channel number), or you the current model memory into another model memory. This
Hitting the Cursor Left (Off) button resets the timer. may use a notebook, or label the model with its memory function is handy to use to start a new model that's similar to
The HOLD ON warning is displayed when the transmitter is
number prominently near its on-off switch inside the fuselage. one you have already programmed, and is also handy for
powered up with the Throttle hold switch (SW-1) on in the
Choosing a model memory to load copying the current model data into another model memory as
helicopter mode only. You can turn this off by moving the
1. Start with the transmitter switched off. a backup.
SW-1 switch AFT (ELEV RUDD D/R switch). If you then get
the IDLE ON alarm (see above), you must move the Flt. Mode 2. Turn on your transmitter while pressing both of the two Edit
Copying from one model memory to another
switch fully FORWARD. For your safety, the transmitter keys (the two keys on the far left). This gets you into the
1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter
will not broadcast until this alarm is ended. model select (M.SEL) menu
while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the
Flashing far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed.
2. Press the Up arrow key. This gets you into the model copy
(COPY) menu. (If you're already in the setup menus, you
can just press the UP or Down arrow key to get here.)
Transmitter Displays and Messages - Page 10 Model Setup Functions - Page 11
Model Setup Functions Model Setup Functions
6. If you've selected the HELI menu, go to the Swash select Model Name 10. Switch power back on. You may now set up the details of
Destination menu (see below) and choose the swash type for your model. The Model Name function is used to create an alpha-numeric your model in the Edit mode.
7. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup name which is stored in the model memory along with the rest
menu, or switch power off. of the model settings. You will find it useful to help keep track Transmit Shift - SFT.N, SFT.P
8. Switch power back on. You may now set up the details of of multiple models that are stored in your ACE RC system. The Transmit Shift function is used to change the shift
3. The source model memory (the memory that will be your model in the Edit mode. The model name can be four alphabetic characters, along with direction of the TS6i system. ACE RC receivers use a negative
duplicated) is the current one, indicated by the fixed upper up to three numbers, 0-199. The letters may be used to shift direction for their transmissions. However, some other
arrow. To select your destination model number, press the Swashplate Type Selection abbreviate the model's name, and the numbers may be used brands of RC gear use positive shifting. With this menu, you
Left or Right Cursor keys. The selected destination memory If you are using the helicopter (HELI) setting menu, you must
for the memory number, or you may wish to store that model's can change the way your transmitter broadcasts, so that it can
number is shown by the flashing triangle under it. tell the ACE RC system what type of swashplate your model uses.
channel number so you can remember it easier. address all types of PPM receivers. (PPM receivers are also
4. Press the +Increase and -Decrease Data keys at the same Helicopters may have one servo each for pitch, aileron, and
referred to as "FM" receivers.) As shown later, ACE RC, Hitec
time. The transmitter beeps twice rapidly, indicating the elevator (NOR) or they may use three servos in concert on the Inputting a Model Name
and Futaba receivers use negative shift (N), where Multiplex ,
copy has been completed. swash to provide these functions (120'). If you are not sure 1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter
JR and Airtronics use positive shift (P)
5. Switch power off. about your swash type, please consult your model's instructions. while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the
far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed, If you choose the wrong shift direction for your receiver, the
6. Switch power back on. If you wish to go to the newly-saved Note that this menu will not be available unless you have
with "the model type" to represent letters to be chosen. servos may move erratically and will not respond to the
memory, repeat step 1. selected the HELI model type
transmitter. Turn off your receiver at once and change the shift
Selecting the Swashplate Type direction to preclude damage to your servos.
ACGL, HELI - Model Type Select
1. Select the HELI model type in the Model Type Select menus If you use a mixture of receiver brands, sure that each model is
This function is used to select the type of model to be
(see above). Flashing correctly set for the model of receiver you are using in the
programmed in the current model memory. You may select
corresponding model memory.
(1ST Character Only)
2. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter
from aircraft/glider (ACGL) and helicopters (HELI). If you
while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the
select a helicopter type, you will need to set the swash type.
far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed. 2. Press the Up or Down arrow key until you get into the model
These settings are covered below.
3. Press the Up or Down arrow keys: name menu. You'll see the display as shown at the top, Changing the Frequency Shift
Selecting the Model Type If you're in HELI mode, SWASH will be highlighted and you with the MODEL and NAME indicators in the upper left on. 1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter
1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter can select from two swashplate types: NOR and 120': The first character of the name will be flashing on and off. while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the
while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the CH2 (If you're already in the setup menus, you can just press the far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed.
far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed. CH1 Up or Down arrow key to get here.) 2. Press the Up or Down Edit key until you get into the shift
2. Press the Down arrow key. This gets you into the type 3. To change the first character, press the +Increase and menu. You'll see either the word SFT.N or SFT.P, with the
select menu. The current model type will be flashing on and -Decrease Data keys until you see the character you desire. last character, N or P, flashing on and off. (If you're already
off. (If you're already in the setup menus, you can just press (CH6=PITCH) You may select from the upper case letters A - Z, *, +, -, /, in the setup menus, you can just press the Up or Down
the Up or Down arrow key to get here.) and the numbers 0 - 9. arrow key to get here.)
4. Press the Right Cursor key to move to the next character.
5. Press the +Increase and -Decrease Data keys until you see
Flashing the character you desire.
6. Repeat the previous two steps to input the third and fourth
Flashing 120 Flashing Flashing
characters of the display.
4. If the swash type displayed is correct, go on to the next step.
7. Press the Right Cursor key to move to the number displays
If you wish to change the swashplate type from that displayed, 3. N represents negative shift and will work with ACE RC, Hitec
3. If the model type you want is displayed, you're done. [If you on the right.
press on the Left or Right Cursor buttons until the swash type and Futaba . P represents positive shift and will work with
wish to change the swash type in the HELI model settings, 8. Press the +Increase and -Decrease Data keys until you get
you want appears. CAUTION: if you change types, you may Multiplex , JR and Airtronics brands.
TM TM TM
see the sections below.] to a number that you like. This can be any number from 0 to
lose settings in the menus. 4. To change the shift direction from what is shown, press
4. If you wish to change the model type from that displayed, 199. If you have lots of models with different frequencies,
5. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup either the Left or Right Cursor key one time. This will
press on the Left or Right Cursor buttons until the model you may wish to input your channel number here.
menu, or switch power off. change the display from P to N or N to P.
type you want, either ACGL or HELI, appears.
6. Switch power back on. You may now set up the details of 5. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup
5. To select your desired model type, press both the +Increase
your model in the Edit mode. menu, or switch power off.
and -Decrease Data keys simultaneously. Two beeps tell
you that the new model type is now registered. THIS WILL
ERASE ALL THE OLD SETTINGS IN THE MODEL
MEMORY, SO BE SURE YOU'RE IN THE CORRECT
9. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup
MODEL MEMORY BEFORE YOU CHANGE MODEL TYPE!
menu, or switch power off.
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Model Setup Functions Model Setup Functions
Modulation - PPM, QPCM second to tell you the time has elapsed. and off. (If you're already in the setup menus, you can just 4. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup
The Modulation function is used to choose what type of receiver If you wish to reset the timer, just press the Left Cursor button. press the Up or Down arrow key to get here.) menu, or switch power off.
you will be using with your TS6i system, the default system is You may then press the Right Cursor button to reset it and 5. Switch power back on. You may now set up the details of
PPM(FM) if you adapt the ACE RC receiver (ex. TRS601DD count down again, whenever you like. your model in the Edit mode.
2.4GHz, #AQ2257). The QPCM is only for Hitec receiver. The above instructions apply to both of the TS6i's timers.
Setting up the TS6i's Two Timers
ACE RC TS6i system is built-in Failsafe function, and the TS6i
1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter
will remember which type of modulation you are using for each CAUTION: WHEN YOU COMMAND RESET, YOU'LL ERASE THE
while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the 3. IF YOU ARE SURE YOU WANT TO RESET and clear out
separate model memory. MEMORY YOU'RE IN AND LOSE ANY PROGRAMMING YOU HAVE
far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed. the current model memory, press both the +Increase and ENTERED. DON'T DO THIS UNLESS YOU ARE POSITIVE YOU WANT
2. Press the Up or Down EDIT arrow key until you get into the -Decrease Data keys at the same time. The transmitter will
Changing the Modulation TO FLUSH OUT THAT MEMORY AND START FROM SCRATCH WITH
Timer (TIME) menu (if you're already in the setup menus, beep twice to indicate a successful reset
1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter THE FACTORY-DEFAULT SETTINGS.
you can just press the Up or Down arrow key to get here).
while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the You'll see a display with the word "TIME." The numbers 1
far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed. and 2 are shown; the small triangle indicates whether you AIRCRAFT & GLIDER (ACGL) MENU FUNCTIONS
2. Press the Up or Down Edit key until you get into the are setting Timer 1 or Timer 2.
Modulation menu. You'll see either the flashing word PPM
This section describes the functions for fixed-wing aircraft, provides a setup example,
or QPCM. (If you're already in the setup menus, you can just
and then describes the functions individually. Helicopter functions are in the following section
press the Up or Down arrow key to get here.)
ACGL Functions Map (see right)
Normal Display Mode
Press both Edit/Display key
3. To change the number of minutes shown, press the + Simple Aerobatic Airplane Transmitter Setup 15
End Point Adjust [EPA]
Increase and -Decrease Data keys until you see the amount
EPA End Point Adjust (servo travels) 27 Dual Rate Set [D/R]
you desire. You may select from 1 to 60 minutes.
D/R Dual Rates 27 Exponential [EXP]
4. Press the Left or Right CURSOR key to get to the other
EXP Exponential Settings 28
timer setup menu. Repeat instruction 3 for the second timer Sub-Trims [S.TRM]
STRM Subtrim (Neutral settings) 28
3. PPM is also known as "FM" and will work with ACE RC and if desired. REV Servo Reverse 29
Servo Reversing [REV]
other receivers that are not PCM. QPCM represents pulse- 5. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup T.CUT Throttle Cut (engine shut off) 29 Throttle Cut [T.CUT]
code modulation and will only work Hitec QPCM receivers. menu, or switch power off. STCK Throttle Control Location 29 Throttle Ioc. [STCK]
4. To input your choice, press either the Left or Right Cursor 6. Switch power back on. You can view, start, and stop either FLPT Flap Travel 30
Flap Travel [FLPT]
key one time. This will change the display from PPM to of the two timers by pressing either DATA key. Press the FLPN Flaperon (combined flaps & ailerons) 30
Flaperon Mix [FLPN]
QPCM or vice versa. Right Cursor button to start the timer, press the Right ADIF Aileron Differential 31
Cursor button a second time to stop it, and press the Left CAMB Camber (combined flaps & ailerons) 32 Ail Differential [ADIF]
5. Press the Up or Down arrow keys to get to another setup
Cursor button to reset the timer. LAND Landing function (select aileron/flap presets) 33 Camber [CAMB]
menu, or switch power off. This setting will be remembered
ELVN Elevon mixing (tailless models) 34
in the current model memory only. Landing Mix [LAND]
VTAL V-tail mixing 35
REST - Data Reset Elevon Mix [ELVN]
A->R Rudder Coupling 36
The Reset function is used to clear out an existing set of model
E->F Elevator Flap mixing 36 V-Tail [VTAL]
TIME -Timer Function Setup data within a single model memory, the one currently selected.
CROW Crow (Proportional Airbrake Function) 37
TS6i system contains TWO special timer functions, This function resets all data to initial values, and may be used
Ail Rud Mix [A-R]
PMX1-2 Programmable Mixer #1 - #2 38
helpful for keeping track of flight duration, engine run time, or to get a "fresh start" so that you may be begin with a clear Elev Flap Mix [E-F]
S/W SEL Switch select for A-R, E-F, CAMB, CROW,
other things that need to be monitored during flight. You can memory before you input new model settings into a memory LAND, PMX1, PMX2 39 Crow Mix [CROW]
set up the timers to count down from anywhere from 0 to 60 that had been used for another model. A safety feature allows AILV Ailevator function (Dual elevators) 39 Prog. Mix 1 [PMX1]
minutes. (In addition, the TS6i has an "elapsed time" counter you to verify "that you wish to reset" before all data is lost. FAIL QPCM Position Input Menu 40 Prog. Mix 2 [PMX2]
that continuously records how long the transmitter has been Aircraft Trimming Chart 41-43
Switch select S/W SEL
operating.) Resetting the memory Useful Switch & Lever Information for [A-R] [E-F] [CAMB] [CROW]
If you select a time from 1 to 60 minutes, the timer will count 1. With the transmitter switched off, turn on your transmitter Gear Switch ( SW-2) controls receiver CH5 [PMX1] [PMX2][LAND]
down the number of minutes selected when you first press the while pressing both of the two Edit keys (the two keys on the Gear Switch Down turns on CROW Ailevator [AILV]
Right Cursor button. You may stop it at any time by pressing far left). The model select (M.SEL) menu will be displayed. Left Lever controls CROW (airbrake motions)
the Right Cursor button a second time. Beginning the last 10 Right Lever controls CAMBer motion
2. Press the Up or Down arrow key until you get into the Reset
FLT MODE (SW-3) switch Aft = LAND On, Forward CAMB On
seconds of the selected time, the system will beep every (REST) menu. This display has the word "REST" flashing on
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