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New Frsky reciever – The XSR

The XSR is a new receiver soon to be released by FrSky. It looks to be primarily designed for the 130-200 sized miniquads, due to the only outputs being CPPM and SBus.

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However this lack of PWM outputs does mean that it can be significantly reduced in size. It is 26 x 19.2 x 5mm, this is compared to the 40 x 22.5 x 6mm of the X4R and D4r.

Despite these advantages we are not very impressed with the use of a connector, we would have much preferred pads to solder to just like the KISS FC or Lux.

It is also important to note that it will only bind with X-series module, not the older style D series module. However if you are on a Taranis you will have no issues.

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2 comments

  1. Any idea what kind of connector it uses (JST ZH, SH or Molex PicoBlade), and if it comes with one?

    • We are not sure yet, however we think Fr sky will create a custom connector, but as it’s free sky its going to be easy to find spares, and there is always the option of soldering what you want on the other side.

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