FrSky R9M Lite for Taranis X-Lite

FrSky introduced R9M Lite module designed especially for FrSky Taranis X-Lite transmitter. This transmitter module has unique small size (62.4mm × 30mm×14.5mm) and fits only on FrSky X-Lite transmitter. It would be great if this new form factor will become a new transmitter module size standart. R9M Lite is the Long Range System TX working in 915MHz/868MHz frequencies and providing 10km (and more) of control and telemetry range. R9M Lite module has two versions of the firmware: EU and non-EU. EU version provides up to 25mW of transmitting power and non-EU version – 100mW. This module is compatible and works with all of the R9 series receivers (R9S, R9Slim, R9 mini). 

 

Edit: One user (“KC” on RCG) has pinpointed a line in the OpenTX source indicating that there should be two power level settings for EU LBT firmware: 25mW with telemetry and 100mW without telemetry:

Video on how to install R9M Lite to X-Lite:

 

 

Instruction manual EU: https://www.frsky-rc.com/…/R9M%20Lite%20LBT.pdf

Instruction manual non-EU: https://www.frsky-rc.com/…/R9M%20Lite%20FCC.pdf

Available @ HorusRC: https://www.horusrc.com/en/frsky-r9m-lite-module.html

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimension: 62.4mm × 30mm×14.5mm (L×W×H)
  • Weight: 20g
  • Number of channels: 16 channels
  • Operating Current: 100mA@7.2V
  • RF Operating Frequency: 900MHz (915MHz/868MHz)
  • RF Power: 100mW/25mW
  • Compatibility: R9 series receivers

FEATURES

  • High-speed digital interface
  • Super low latency and high precision
  • S.Port enabled and support telemetry data transmission
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