FreakyDude wrote:OK so if you mod the 2 pins with a switch are you going to use the real recoil? You can use the board while it is in program mode. Having 3 or 4 presets on the board is a great idea but that adds one thing, Cost. Price goes up, I know memory is cheap but that is only one part of a boards cost.
MichaelC your thing that you may have tried to program is probably not a feature of the TK20.
The TK22 has that advantage of having more preferences that a person can set.
I would, because if it is wired correctly I believe it would be possible using a switch so one could just flip between programming mode & a functional servo recoil mode using the switch & not having to open the tank to swap the servo plug with a jumper shunt. Actually, after thinking about this some more, I've made my tanks open up so easily now with the magnet mod, I really wouldn't need to go through the extra wiring up & mounting a switch for this anyway.
I understand the more presets, the more memory needed, & if the current board doesn't have the available memory for it already, then costs would rise to add more. But I don't believe anyone mentioned needing 3 or 4 presets, 2 for me is plenty & already available on the boards!
The option Michael is talking about is on the TK20 too, but you can only set options 1-3 while 4 is reserved for the TK22 boards.
Main Gun Function Mode: Press "POWER" key on TV remote to select either
(1) Tamiya Recoil Mode, (2) HL Airsoft Mode, or (3) HL Recoil Mode, while (4) Gun Elevation Servo Mode is for TK22 boards
One should assume, that with a TK20 in programming mode, you can press the Power button & cycle through having 1, 2, & 3 LED flashes before it cycles back to 1 flash, while the TK22 should cycle through to 4 flashes with the 4 options before going back to 1. If the TK20 goes through 4 settings & flashes for this option too, I guess the 4th would be a default of Tamiya or maybe is unassigned & won't work at all ... totally unsure
I cannot remember this 100% either, but I thought
while the tank was running, but not in programming mode, you can press any of the remote buttons which are normally used for setting the various options, & the tank's LED will respond with the appropriate number of flashes in return for the current setting for that option. I don't have my boards at the moment to test this, so I may be wrong.
Though in theory if I am remembering that part correctly, if you set the Main Gun Function Mode to (3) HL Recoil Mode, & the tank is running but not
in programming mode, then you point the remote at the tank & press the remote's Power button, the tank should respond with (3) LED flashes indicating the current setting for that option. I thought that works for testing the setting for any of the options. Someone with a board can quickly test this out & correct me if I'm mistaken.
~ Craig ~