How to Use Reflex XTR RC Simulator with Spektrum Wireless Dongle
Reflex XTR is a popular RC flight simulator that allows you to practice flying various models of airplanes, helicopters and multicopters. However, if you want to use it with a Spektrum transmitter, you may encounter some difficulties. In this article, we will show you how to use Reflex XTR with a Spektrum wireless dongle and enjoy a cable-free simulation experience.
What You Need
A Spektrum transmitter that supports wireless trainer function, such as DX6e, DX8e, DX9 or higher.
A Spektrum wireless dongle, either WS1000 or WS2000.
A PC with Windows 10 and a USB port.
The latest version of Reflex XTR2 RC flight simulator. You can download it from here. Note that older versions of Reflex XTR will not work with the wireless dongle.
How to Set Up
Plug the wireless dongle into the USB port of your PC.
Turn on your Spektrum transmitter and select the model you want to use for simulation. Make sure the transmitter is in wireless trainer mode. You can check this by pressing the scroll wheel and going to System Setup > Trainer > Wireless Trainer.
Launch Reflex XTR2 on your PC. Go to Options > Controller Setup and select \"Spektrum WS1000/WS2000\" as the controller type. Click OK.
Go to Options > Calibration and follow the instructions to calibrate your transmitter. Make sure all the channels are working correctly.
Go to Options > Model Selection and choose the model you want to fly in the simulator. You can also adjust the model parameters and physics settings according to your preference.
Click Start and enjoy flying!
Tips and Troubleshooting
If you have trouble connecting your transmitter to the wireless dongle, make sure they are both updated to the latest firmware. You can update them using the Spektrum Updater software.
If you experience lag or interference while flying, try changing the channel or frequency of your transmitter or wireless dongle. You can do this by pressing the bind button on the dongle or by going to System Setup > Channel Assign on your transmitter.
If you want to use a different simulator than Reflex XTR2, such as AccuRC, you may need to configure some settings on your transmitter or simulator. For more information, check out this guide.
Benefits of Using Reflex XTR with Spektrum Wireless Dongle
Using Reflex XTR with a Spektrum wireless dongle has many benefits for RC enthusiasts. Here are some of them:
You can practice flying without worrying about damaging your real models or injuring yourself or others.
You can fly in any weather condition, time of day or location. You can choose from a variety of sceneries and environments in the simulator.
You can learn new skills and maneuvers, such as 3D aerobatics, hovering, autorotation and more. You can also use the Crash&Retry and Torque trainers to speed up your learning process.
You can test and tune your models before flying them in real life. You can adjust the weight, size, power, control response and other parameters of your models in the simulator.
You can enjoy a wireless and comfortable simulation experience. You don't need to deal with cables, adapters or batteries. You can also use your own transmitter and settings.
Reflex XTR is a powerful and realistic RC flight simulator that works well with Spektrum wireless dongles. By following the steps above, you can easily set up your system and start flying. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will find Reflex XTR to be a fun and useful tool for improving your RC skills. aa16f39245