Guide: Splash screen, background and model images in OpenTX radio

OpenTX radios like Jumper T16 or Radiomaster TX16S have big color LCD screens, capable of displaying images. OpenTX has splash screen, background and model images that can be easily customized.

All the images are stored in the SD card, so you must connect the radio to the PC via USB cable or remove the SD card from the radio to access the images.

The following instructions are suitable for the following radios: Jumper T16, Jumper T18, RadioMaster TX16S and Frsky Horus X10S radios that have color LCD screen with 480x272px resolution.

How to change the Splash Screen in the radio?

Background is PNG type image with a filename of background.png. If you want to make your custom background image you need to crop/resize the picture to the 480×272 px resolution

Image path: /IMAGES/splash.png
Image dimensions: 480×272 px

Here are the a few splash screen images I have made ready to use for you:

If you want to use install one of these splash screens, just right click and select save image, rename it to splash.png and copy to the /IMAGES/ folder on your radio SD card.

Tip: Any splash screen picture can be used as background picture and vice versa. 

 

How to change the Background Image in the radio?

Background is PNG type image with a filename of background.png. If you want to make your custom background image you need to crop/resize the picture to the 480×272 px resolution.

Image path: /THEMES/DEFAULT/background.png
Image dimensions: 480×272 px

Here are some of my background images ready to use:

If you want to install one of these backgrounds, just right click and select save image, rename it to background.png and copy to the /THEMES/DEFAULT/ folder on your radio SD card.

Tip: Any background picture can be used as splash screen picture and vice versa. 

 

How to set the custom Model Images in the radio?

Image path: /IMAGES/******.png (image name is 6 characters maximum!)
Image dimensions: 192×114 px

If you want to install one or any number of these model images, just right click and select save image as…, keep the same image name or rename it (max 6 characters in the filename), save it to the disk and/or copy it to the /IMAGES/ folder on your radio SD card. Then in the radio model settings select the Model Image setting.

Choose the image file

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