Horizon Hobby BLADE CHROMA with-ST-10

Horizon Hobby BLADE CHROMA with-ST-10
WIT H ST-10+ PE RS O NA L G RO U ND STAT IO N TR ANSMI TTER *
M A N U A L
Charge the Flight Battery (~75 min)
1
* This aircraft is not compatible with Spektrum DSM®, DSM2® or DSMX® technology.
Install and Charge the ST-10+a Transmitter Battery
2
3
Install the propellers
Charger LED codes
Power
connected
Charging
a
a
a
b
ba
b
c
Balancing
ba
Charging
complete
a
b
c
bc
d
c
dc
d
e
a
cb
b
dc
c
a
ed Connect the USB cable to an
B
appropriate USB power source
and to the charge port of the transmitter.
b
The
f e screen will show a charging battery
icon. Disconnect the USB cable when the
onscreen battery icon shows full capacity.
d
d
e
a
a Insert the LiPo battery into the
d
e
a ST-10+ transmitter.
f
b
ef
f
battery lead to the
b Connect the
e
b transmitterf noting the correct polarity.
c Close the battery compartment.
f
c
f
CAUTION: All instructions and warnings must be followed exactly. Mishandling
c
of Li-Po batteries can result in a fire, personal injury and/or property damage.
d
d
d
Remove the Gimbal Cover
Extend the GPS Mast
Power Up
4a
4b
6a
e
a
e
aa Place the quadcopter outdoors on a flat,
e
level surface.
b
f
ba
f
bb Set the top right transmitter switch to
f
c Smart.
bc
cc Power on the transmitter.
d
dc Power on the quadcopter.
dd
Tip: Replace the gimbal cover after flying for storage and
e The LEDs will show green, rotating
transportation of the quadcopter to protect the gimbal.
de counter-clockwise around the motor
pods
ee while the quadcopter acquires a gps
signal.
f The front LEDs will show white and the
5
Install the Flight Battery
rear
ef will show green when the quadcopter is
ready
ff for flight.
e
de
f
7
a
b
c
c
d
as shown in the video at
www.KnowChroma.com.
e
f
8
Understanding the Flight Modes
9
Smart Mode
=
B
A
10a
Motor Start
Front
Toward
the pilot
Hold 3 seconds
16 ft
(5 m)
SAFE Circle™
Stick commands move
the Chroma™ quadcopter
relative to the pilot location
B
Connect the CGO2+ Camera
to the ST-10+ via Wi-Fi
Home position
For best results while using Smart Mode, it is recommended that the
pilot always turn to face the quadcopter while flying.
10b
Pilot location
Motor Stop
Right transmitter stick
AP Mode
• A purple LED cycles around the motor
pods counter-clockwise until GPS is
acquired
• Once GPS is acquired, the front LEDs
are white and the rear are purple
• Intended for the intermediate pilot
• Maximum distance of 100 m from
the pilot
Front
=
Stick commands move
the Chroma™ quadcopter
relative to its orientation
CAUTION: When the home location is set, the quadcopter must be
approximately 16 feet (5 meters) from where the pilot will stand
during flight, pointing away from the pilot. If the aircraft is pointed in any
other direction, the SAFE Circle™ feature will not function as expected
and may result in personal injury or damage to property. Once the aircraft’s
motors are started, do not change your position.
For information on additional flight modes, including “Follow Me,” see the online video at www.KnowChroma.com.
Throttle control (RTF)
Left transmitter stick
12
Flying and Landing
Controlling the Camera
13
NOTICE: If you begin to lose control, release the control sticks and the
model will self-level.
• To maintain the current
altitude, allow the left
transmitter stick to return
to center.
Hold until the motors stop
Pilot location
NOTICE: If the Chroma™ quadcopter loses GPS signal while flying in either Smart or AP Mode, the LEDs will flash rapidly for 2 seconds and then
once every second. The quadcopter will default to a stable flight mode with similar control response as AP Mode. Return Home will not function.
Please familiarize yourself with the controls in AP Mode to ensure a safe return of the quadcopter in the event of GPS signal loss.
11
Placement at startup
Away from
the pilot
Right transmitter stick
• A green LED cycles around the motor
pods counter-clockwise until GPS is
acquired
• Once GPS is acquired, the front LEDs
are white and the rear are green
• Intended for the beginner pilot
• Maximum distance of 100 m from
the pilot
A
After the CGO2+ camera powers on, the LED on the
gimbal will glow red for approximately 40 seconds.
When the LED changes to yellow, complete the
following steps to bind the CGO2+ to the ST-10+:
• Select Flight Settings from the main menu on the
ST-10+.
• Select the Bind option.
• Under Camera, select the CGO2 network
(CGO2_******).
• Touch the Password line on the screen and enter
the password “1234567890” on the touchscreen.
• Select OK.
• The ST-10+ will indicate a successful connection.
Select OK.
• Return to the Main Menu.
The live video feed is now visible on the ST-10+
display.
Double tap on the image to expand the video to fill the
display. Double tap again to return to the main menu
with live video.
b
f Perform the compass calibration
• Slide the fully charged battery in until it locks.
• Remove the battery by pressing the locking tab and
sliding the battery to the rear of the quadcopter.
• The props and motor pods have a letter
code, either “A” or “B” molded in. Match
the “A” props to the “A” motor pods and the
“B” props to the “B” motor pods.
• The “A” props thread on counter-clockwise.
• The “B” props thread on clockwise.
• Tighten the props only finger tight.
DO NOT overtighten.
c
f
A
Pay close attention to the LEDs while flying. If at any time the LEDs indicate
the flight battery voltage is low, as shown in the LED reference guide, land the
quadcopter immediately and charge the flight battery.
To land, you may either slowly lower the left
transmitter stick to descend and land,
stopping the motors as shown in step 10b:
14
NOTICE: Do not press the Motor Stop button
while the aircraft is airborne. The motors could
stop, causing the aircraft to crash.
WARNING: Stopping the motors while the
quadcopter is still in flight will cause the
quadcopter to crash. Crash damage is not covered
under warranty.
After Your Flight
Use the buttons on the top of the ST-10+ to control the camera functions.
Photo
Button
Video
Start/Stop
Button
a
b
a
c
Climb
or you may select “Return Home” on the top right switch on your transmitter:
Use the Camera Tilt Slider to
adjust the vertical angle of the
camera gimbal.
Camera Tilt Slider
b
d
e
f
Solid red
c
a
d
b
e
c
f
The quadcopter will return to the start position, land and stop the motors.
You may cancel the return to home function by switching back to Smart or
AP Mode on the top right switch on your transmitter.
Descend
NOTICE: Return home will only function if the quadcopter has GPS lock.
For further information on controlling
the CGO2 camera with the ST-10
Ground Station, see the online video
at www.KnowChroma.com.
d
e
NOTICE
All instructions, warranties and other collateral documents are subject to change at the sole discretion of Horizon Hobby, LLC. For up-to-date
product literature, visit horizonhobby.com and click on the support tab for this product.
Meaning of Special Language
The following terms are used throughout the product literature to indicate various levels of potential harm when operating this product:
NOTICE: Procedures, which if not properly followed, create a possibility of physical property damage AND a little or no possibility of injury.
CAUTION: Procedures, which if not properly followed, create the probability of physical property damage AND a possibility of serious injury.
WARNING: Procedures, which if not properly followed, create the probability of property damage, collateral damage, and serious injury OR create a
high probability of superficial injury.
WARNING: Read the ENTIRE instruction manual to become familiar with the features of the product before operating. Failure to
operate the product correctly can result in damage to the product, personal property and cause serious injury.
This is a sophisticated hobby product. It must be operated with caution and common sense and requires some basic mechanical ability. Failure to
operate this Product in a safe and responsible manner could result in injury or damage to the product or other property. This product is not intended
for use by children without direct adult supervision. Do not use with incompatible components or alter this product in any way outside of the instructions provided by Horizon Hobby, LLC. This manual contains instructions for safety, operation and maintenance. It is essential to read and follow all
the instructions and warnings in the manual, prior to assembly, setup or use, in order to operate correctly and avoid damage or serious injury.
Age Recommendation: Not for children under 14 years. This is not a toy.
CAUTION: The ESCs for the Chroma quadcopter are not compatible with any other product, and the Chroma quadcopter is
not compatible with any other ESCs. Use of any other ESCs on the Chroma quadcopter will cause a crash, which may result in
property damage and/or personal injury.
WARNING AGAINST COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS: If you ever need to replace a Spektrum component found in a Horizon Hobby
product, always purchase from Horizon Hobby, LLC or a Horizon Hobby authorized dealer to ensure authentic high-quality Spektrum
product. Horizon Hobby, LLC disclaims all support and warranty with regards, but not limited to, compatibility and performance of counterfeit
products or products claiming compatibility with DSM or Spektrum technology.
General Safety Precautions and Warnings
• Always keep a safe distance in all directions around your model to
avoid collisions or injury. This model is controlled by a radio signal
subject to interference from many sources outside your control.
Interference can cause momentary loss of control.
• Always operate your model in open spaces away from full-size
vehicles, traffic and people.
• Always carefully follow the directions and warnings for this and any optional support equipment (chargers, rechargeable battery packs, etc.).
• Always keep all chemicals, small parts and anything electrical out of
the reach of children.
• Always avoid water exposure to all equipment not specifically designed
and protected for this purpose. Moisture causes damage to electronics.
• Never place any portion of the model in your mouth as it could cause
serious injury or even death.
W I TH ST-1 0 + PERSO NAL GRO UND STAT IO N T RANSM IT T ER*
• Never operate your model with low transmitter batteries.
• Always keep aircraft in sight and under control.
• Always move the throttle fully down at rotor strike.
• Always use fully charged batteries.
• Always keep transmitter powered on while aircraft is powered.
• Always remove batteries before disassembly.
• Always keep moving parts clean.
• Always keep parts dry.
• Always let parts cool after use before touching.
• Always remove batteries after use.
• Never operate aircraft with damaged wiring.
• Never touch moving parts.
M A N U A L
Charging Warnings
WARNING: Failure to exercise caution while using this
product and comply with the following warnings could result
in product malfunction, electrical issues, excessive heat, FIRE, and
ultimately injury and property damage.
• NEVER LEAVE CHARGING BATTERIES UNATTENDED.
• NEVER CHARGE BATTERIES OVERNIGHT.
• Never attempt to charge dead, damaged or wet battery packs.
• Never attempt to charge a battery pack containing different types of
batteries.
• Never allow children under 14 years of age to charge battery packs.
• Never charge batteries in extremely hot or cold places or place in
direct sunlight.
• Never charge a battery if the cable has been pinched or shorted.
• Never connect the charger if the power cable has been pinched or
shorted.
• Never attempt to dismantle the charger or use a damaged charger.
• Never drop charger or batteries.
• Always use only rechargeable Li-Po batteries designed for use with
this type of charger.
• Always inspect the battery before charging.
• Always keep the battery away from any material that could be affected
by heat.
• Always monitor the charging area and have a fire extinguisher available at all times.
• Always end the charging process if the battery becomes hot to the
touch or starts to change form (swell) during the charge process.
• Always connect the charge cable to the charger first, then connect the
battery to avoid short circuit between the charge leads. Reverse the
sequence when disconnecting.
• Always connect the positive red leads (+) and negative black leads (–)
correctly.
• Always disconnect the battery after charging, and let the charger cool
between charges.
• Always charge in a well-ventilated area.
• Always terminate all processes and contact Horizon Hobby if the
product malfunctions.
Front
GPS Antenna Mast
www.KnowChroma.com
* This aircraft is not compatible with Spektrum™ DSM®, DSM2® or DSMX® technology.
ST-10+ Personal Ground Station Transmitter*
Front
Photo Button
LED Indicators
LED Indicators
CGO2+ Camera/Gimbal
Video Start/Stop Button
Motor Start/Stop Button
Flight Mode Switch
Microphone
Camera LED
Camera Tilt Slider
Airspeed Slider
Pitch/Roll Control
Camera Lens
Throttle (Altitude)/
Yaw Control
Throttle Trim
Pitch Trim
Yaw Trim
Roll Trim
Wi-Fi Antenna
Back
Power Switch
Video Display
USB Port
LED Indicators
Audio Port
Flight Battery
Left
Transmitter LEDs
Right
Battery
Camera Tilt Slider
Wi-Fi
GPS
Airspeed Slider
Top
Video Display
Selected Model
Clock
Battery Capacity
Telemetry Values
Power Switch
Live Video Display Area
Navigation Buttons
Battery Door
©2015 Horizon Hobby, LLC.
Blade, Chroma , DSM, DSM2, DSMX and SAFE Circle are trademarks or registered trademarks of Horizon Hobby, LLC.
The Spektrum trademark is used with permission of Bachmann Industries, Inc.
All other trademarks, service marks and logos are property of their respective owners. Patents pending.
Created 2/15 47317 (EN)
Volume Down
Volume Up
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Home
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USB Port
Audio Port
* The included ST-10+ transmitter is not compatible with any receiver equipped with Spektrum™ DSM®, DSM2® or DSMX® technology.
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