List of Frsky receivers – roundup

This is the most complete list of FrSky receivers. A lot of new small and lightweight receivers were introduced lately. We will try to look over all of them. Leave a comment if we have missed any in this roundup.

 

Telemetry Frsky receivers

iRangeX RX803 Super Micro Receiver Compatible Frsky D8 X9D Plus SBUS Output

Price: $6.99

The smallest and the lightest (and the cheapest) FrSky receiver with full telemetry support up to date! This receiver is based on (or copied from) FishPepper design (http://fishpepper.de/projects/usky/). It has full analog and hub telemetry support and digital SBUS output and runs it runs open source firmware.

(discontinued, replaced by OpenSky 8CH SBUS Mini Compatible Receiver. See below)
Description:
Brand name: iRangeX
Item number: RX803
Voltage: 3.3V
Output: SBUS
Weight: 0.4g
Size: 11*9mm
Compability: compatible with Frsky D8 X9D Plus

 

 

OpenSky 8CH SBUS Mini Compatible Receiver for Frsky X9D Plus

Price: $9.99

This is an updated version of RX803, which is a copy of FishPepper designed uSky receiver using OpenSky firmware. The remake added 3.3V voltage regulator, so it now accepts power voltages from 3.3v to 5V. Also bind button was added for binding procedure convenience. Supports failsafe on SBUS output.
Note: comes without wires, you need to solder them by yourself.

Description:
Item name: 8CH SBUS Mini Compatible Receiver
Dimension: 10X12mm
Weight: 0.45g
Operating voltage range: 3.3-5V
Operating current: 20MA (5V)
Operating range: 200M
Firmware: 0.2.1 OpenSky
Number of Channels: Up to 8CH from SBUS

 

 

Micro Frsky D8 RSSI Two Way Data Return Compatible Receiver PPM SBUS Output 8CH 

Price: $10.99

http://www.banggood.com/2_4G-8CH-Micro-Frsky-D8-RSSI-Two-Way-Data-Return-Compatible-Receiver-PPM-SBUS-Output-p-1119830.html

 

Description:
Item Name: 2.4G micro receiver
Channel: 8 Ch
Weight: 1g
PPM Output: Yes, short-circuit the PPM joint,select the PPM output pad
SBUS Output: Yes, short-circuit the SBUS joint,select the SBUS ouput pad
Operating Voltage: 5V
Antenna Length: 30mm
Dimension: 12.4*20mm
Control Range: 400m
Data Return Port: A1,A2 (Analog A / D acquisition port), can max connect 12.6V/3S lipo
Compatibility: Compatible with Frsky X9D(D8 mode) transmitter,XJT(D8 mode),DJT,DFT,DHT module.

Features:
Upgraded version,more stable signal reception
With SBUS and PPM output,with RSSI two-way data return.
With Failsafe function,but only support CH3,please keep your throttle channel on CH3.

 

 

Frsky 8CH PPM SBUS Receiver Compatible Frsky Receiver

Price: $7.89

This receiver was included in the telemetry receivers group because it can be flashed with custom firmware with two way communication and telemetry. See links below.

http://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Tiny-QX90-Quadcopter-Parts-Frsky-8CH-PPM-SBUS-Receiver-Compatible-Frsky-X9D-PLUS-X9E-DJT-DFT-p-1079410.html

http://img.banggood.com/thumb/water/oaupload/banggood/images/A3/F5/2981cb4c-f772-491a-884c-fdce6cec60c5.jpg

Description:
Brand Name: Eachine
Item Name: Frsky 8CH Receiver
Item NO.: QX908
Work mode: D8 Mode
Output: PPM/SBUS
Number of channels: 8
Range: Approx 800m
Weight: 3g
Dimensions: 12 x 25mm

Feastures:
• Compatible with FRSKY ACCST
• Compatible with X9D(Plus)DJT/DFT/DHT
• Small and light weight
• Can be update the firmware for two-way transmission, two-way transmission suit for indoor FPV, With the use of Cleanflight have RSSI feedback signal.
• Suit for Eachine Tiny QX90, QX80 Micro Racing Quadcopter.

How to update to telemetry firmware:

https://sites.google.com/a/042.ch/mikesthings/home/getting-telemetry-on-an-eachine-qx-95

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2124647

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2705040-Eachine-Tiny-QX90-SPF3-FrSky-D8-38g-ARF-(in-early-construction)

 

 

FX400R Mini 2.4GHz 16CH SBUS Receiver

Price: $16.41

Integrated Smart Port / Dual-way Telemetry / Compatible with FrSky D16. It appears that this is a copy of Frsky XSR receiver. It can be flashed with the same XSR firmware FCC ans EU-LBT versions.

https://www.banggood.com/FX400R-compatible-FrSky-D16-2_4G-16CH-Mini-Receiver-…-1319170.html

http://www.gearbest.com/radios-receiver/pp_618558.html

Specifications:
Mode: FrSky D16
Channel: SBUS CH 1 – 16
Smart port: yes
Dual-way telemetry: yes
Output signal: SBUS
Effective distance: about 1000m
Power supply: 5V
Weight: 3.1g

 

 

 

FuriousFPV LR1000 Mini Receiver for Frsky

Price: $24.95

https://furiousfpv.com/product_info.php?cPath=29&products_id=426

https://www.amainhobbies.com/furious-fpv-lr1000-receiver-frsky-fpv-0151-s/p579722

Features:

  • FrSky Compatible
  • Small Footprint
  • S-Bus compatibility
  • 8 Channel Output
  • RSSI output on Channel 9
  • 0.1s Telemetry Update Rate

Specifications:
Range: Up to 1 Kilometer
Input Voltage Range: 3.5-10V
Weight: 1.4g
Size: 23x14x4mm
Compatibility: FrSky Taranis, Taranis Plus, & XJT

 

 

Eachine Minicube Frsky Compatible 2.4G 8CH Receiver 20mm*20mm Built-in Buzzer

Price: $15.19

Frsky receiver with 20x20mm mount holes.

http://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Minicube-Frsky-Compatible-2_4G-8CH-Receiver-20mm20mm-Built-in-Buzzer-p-1126932.html

Description:
Brand name: Eachine
Item Name: Minicube Frsky Compatible receiver
Frequency range: 2.403-2.479Ghz
Channels: 8CH
Work mode: D8 Mode
Output: SBUS
Antenna length: 100mm
No ground interference ( Transmitting and receiving 1 m from the ground): >500m
Built-in Buzzer (Low voltage alarm) Configure by Betaflight configurator
Working current: 80mA
Dimensions: 27*27*7mm
Weight: 3.5g
Compatible with X9D(Plus)DJT/DFT/DHT
Telemetry: RSSI, 1S-3S voltage (A1), 1S-3S voltage (A2)

 

 

Mini FrSky 8CH FD1000 Receiver Long Range Compatible FrSky X9D Taranis

Price: $12.99

http://www.banggood.com/Mini-FrSky-8CH-LR1000-Receiver-Long-Range-Compatible-FrSky-X9D-Taranis-Taranis-Plus-XJT-p-1132192.html

A copy of FuriuosFPV LR1000 mini receiver.

 

 

Description:
Item Number: FD1000 Compatible receiver

Compatibility: FrSky D8 mode
Number of Channels: 8 with 9th Channel Dedicated to RSSI
Range: Up to 1 Kilometer
Input Voltage Range: 3.5V-10V
Weight: 1.5g
Size: 23x14x4mm
Compatibility: FrSky Taranis, Taranis Plus, & XJT
 
Features:
1.5g Ultra Light Weight
1kM Long Range
SBUS Compatibility w/ No FC Inverter Necessary
Ultra Rapid 0.1s Telemetry Hub Update Rate
 

RX-F8P 8CH Bi-directional 1km Receiver

Price: $12.99
 
 
A new receiver, with only a few details. We can see it is full range receiver as it has got PA-LNA (amplifier) chip on board. Antenna is connected via u.FL connector and it does have bind button.
Description:
Item number: RX-F8P
Item name: 8CH Bi-directional 1km Receiver
Channels: 8CH
Frequency range: 2400-2483.5MHz
Signal format: SBUS
Data back: Yes (Telemetry digital return)
Control distance:> 1km
RSSI output: Yes (9CH in SBUS)
Failsafe: Full Channel Customization
Size: 2.4cmx1.5cm
Weight: about 2 grams
Antenna length: about 15cm
Compatible: frsky X9D / X12S / X7 remote control (D8 mode), XJT (D8 mode), DJT, DFT, DHT and other TX module.
 
 
 

FuriousFPV Full Telemetry S.PORT 1.5KM Diversity Receiver SPD15

Price: $34.95
 
 
This small RX by FuriousFPV is a full range receiver with 1.5KM of reception range. It is coated with Water Proof & Dust Proof coating, has SmartPort telemetry and SBUS out. Smaller and lighter than XSR, but it is pricey!
 
 
Description:
PID & VTX Tuning via TX with Smart Port Technology
Two Way Duplex Transmission Telemetry
Ultra Long 1.5kM Range
Water Proof & Dust Proof
Replaceable U.FL Antennas
Smaller & Lighter than XSR
Silicone wires
EU LBT Version Available
 
Compatibility: 
FrSky X-Series Module:  X9D / X9DP / QX7 / X9E / X12S in D16 Mode
LBT Version – Compatible with FrSky in D16-LBT Mode Only
 
Specifications:
Dimensions: 18x26x5mm (LxWxH)
Antenna Length: 150mm
Weight: 3.6g
Power Input: 5V
Operating Current: 100mA @ 5V

 

 

ELGAE 16SR RSSI 16CH Receiver (XSR Clone)

Price: $13.99
 
https://www.banggood.com/ELGAE-16SR-RSSI-6CH-Receiver-S-BUS-CPPM-Output-…-1142097.html
 
A cloned XSR receiver. The same PCB layout, the same Frsky XSR firmware is used, the specs are the same. It is a bit cheaper than original XSR and is up to you whether it is worth saving a few $ and getting cloned receiver instead of the original one? 
 

Specifications (the same as FrSky XSR)
Dimension: 26*19.2*5mm(L x W x H) 
Weight: 3.8g
Number of Channels: 16Ch(1-16ch from SBUS channel, 1-8ch from CPPM Channel)
Operating Voltage Range: 4.0-10V
Operating Current: 100mA@5V
Firmware Upgradeable
Compatibility: FrSky X-series Module & X9D & X9DP &X9E & X12S in D16 mode

 
 
 
 

HOBBYMATE Micro Full Range Receiver Compatible with Frsky D16 Mode, w/S.Port

Price: $16.99

https://hobbymatehobby.com/product/hobbymate-micro-fpv-drone-receiver-compatible-with-frsky-taranis-transmitter/

Frsky receiver with the size like XM+ (21x15mm), and with the functionality like RXSR. It in compatible with D16 mode, outputs SBUS signal, has S.Port for telemetry and also has analog RSSI output.

 

Features:
SBUS
SmartPort telemetry
Diversity Antennas (full range)

Specifications:
Dimension: 20*15*4mm (without antenna)
Weight: <2g
Compatibility: FrSky D16 Mode
Number of channels: 16ch (SBUS)
RSSI (Signal Strength Indication) output: 0-3.3v
Data return: S.port
Operating voltage range: 4.0~6V
Operating current range: 80mA@5V
Effective distance: full distance (>1.5km)
Compatibility: FrSky D16 Mode

NewBeeDrone BeeCeiver Frsky Compatible Receiver

Price: $16.99

https://newbeedrone.com/products/newbeedrone-beeceiver-frsky-compatible-receiver

Small (16x11mm) and light (<1g) receiver. This receiver works in D8 mode, has telemetry pad and wide power supply voltage range (3-10V).

Features
Ultra mini size and light weight
Support Frsky telemetry
SBUS signal output
IPEX connector, replaceable antennas
Specifications
Dimension: 16*11*5.4mm (L*W*H)
Weight: 0.91g
Number of channels: D8 8Channel
Operating Voltage Range: 3~10V

Non-telemetry receivers

XM

Price: $9.99

http://www.banggood.com/FrSky-XM-2_4G-16CH-Telemetry-Receiver-p-1107435.html

Original Frsky mini receiver.

The lightest (1gram) of the mass production Frsky receivers. Does not have telemetery, but there is a RSSI pad, that can be connected to your OSD to show signal strength. Supports up to 16 channels and can output RSSI on one of the channels. Works in D16 mode.

FrSky page for the XM: http://www.frsky-rc.com/product/pro.php?pro_id=169

User manual: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/down.php?id=316

Latest Firmware: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/files/Firmware/XM%20FW.zip

Specifications:
Compatibility: FrSky D16 mode
Dimension: 15*10*3.5(L x W xH)
Weight: 1g
Operating Range: >600m
Operating Voltage Range: 3.5~10V
Operating Current: 20mA@5V
Number of Channels: Up to 16CH from SBUS(CH1~CH15 for PWM,CH16 RSSI for FC)

 

 

XM+

Price: $12.99

http://www.banggood.com/Frsky-XM-Micro-D16-SBUS-Full-Range-Receiver-Up-to-16CH-p-1110020.html

This is very light (1.6 gram) Frsky receiver. Also does not have telemetry, but has RSSI pad instead. It is full range receiver with ranges up to 1km and more.
Supports up to 16 channels and can output RSSI on one of the channels. Works in D16 mode.

 

Specifications:

Compatibility: FrSky D16 mode
Dimension: 21.5*12*3.5mm(L x W x H)
Weight: 1.6g
Operating Range: Full range
Operating Voltage Range: 3.7~10V
Operating Current: 30mA@5V
Number of Channels: Up to 16CH from SBUS(CH1~CH15 for PWM,CH16 RSSI for FC)
Output: SBUS

FrSky page for the XM+: http://www.frsky-rc.com/product/pro.php?pro_id=170
User manual: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/down.php?id=317
Latest firmware: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/files/Firmware/XM+.zip

(We strongly advise to update the firmware to the latest one)

 

 

XMR

Price: $11.50

http://www.banggood.com/0_8g-Frsky-XMR-Mini-6CH-PWM-Output-Receiver-Support-FrSky-Radio-Modules-in-D16-p-1127195.html

Lightest Frsky receiver (0.6-0.8 gram) with PWM outputs. Features built-in 6CH PWM output pads. Suits perfectly for the indoor mini Fixed-Wing and park flyers. Works with transmitters in D16 mode.

 

Specifications:
Compatibility: FrSky transmitter/transmitter modules in D16 mode
Firmware Upgradable: Yes
Dimension: 15*14*3.5mm (L x W x H)
Weight: 0.8g
Operating Range: >300m
Operating Voltage Range: 3.5~10V
Operating Current: 20mA@5V
Number of Channels: 1~6 channel

Output: PWM

FrSky page for the XM+: http://www.frsky-rc.com/product/pro.php?pro_id=178
User manual: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/down.php?id=353
Latest firmware: http://www.frsky-rc.com/download/files/Firmware/XMR170204.zip

 

 

8CH D8 Mini FrSky Compatible Receiver With PWM PPM SBUS Output

Price: $6.99

http://www.banggood.com/2_4G-8CH-D8-Mini-FrSky-Compatibel-Receiver-With-PWM-PPM-SBUS-Output-p-1140478.html

The first 1g receiver outputing 8 channels PWM, PPM and SBUS. PPM and SBUS are selectable by soldering dedicated pads. The size and versatality is amazing. The only drawback – it works in D8 mode.

Specifications:

Compatibility: FrSky transmitter/transmitter modules in D8 mode
Number of channels: 8CH
Output signal: 8-channel PWM output, PPM output, SBUS output
Supply voltage: 3.3-10V
Supply current: 25mA @ 5V
Distance: > 300 meters
Maximum size: 18 * 14MM

Weight: 1.1 g (with antenna)

 
 
 

Tarot TL150F3 X9D-SBUS 2.4G 8CH Receiver

Price: $7.75

http://www.banggood.com/Tarot-TL150F3-X9D-SBUS-2_4G-8CH-Receiver-For-Frsky-X9D-XJT-p-1111982.html

Specifications:
Brand Name : Tarot
Item Name : X9D-SBUS Receiver
Compatibility: FrSky transmitter/transmitter modules in D8 mode
Channel : 8 channels
Output Signal: S.BUS
Input Voltage: 5-7V
Working Temperature: -10 ~ 80 ℃
Size: 24*16*5mm
Weight: 3.3 g

 

 

FD800 Tiny Frsky Receiver

Price: $9.45

www.banggood.com/FD800-Tiny-Frsky-8CH-PPMSBUS-Receiver-Compatible-FRSKY-ACCST-X9DPlusDJTDFTDHT-For-QX95-QX90-p-1108071.html

Specifications:
Item Name: FD800 Tiny Frsky Receiver
Work mode: D8 Mode

Compatibility: X9D(Plus)DJT/DFT/DHT
Output: PPM/SBUS (must choose before purchase)
Number of channels: 8
Working voltage: 5V
Range: Approx 500m
Weight: 1g
Dimensions: 17x12x5mm

 

Fissel RC MicroFrX Receiver

Price: $15.99

http://www.getfpv.com/microfrx-receiver-8-ch-ppm-receiver-for-frsky-accst.html

https://www.fpvheadquarters.com/microfrx-receiver.html

Small sub gram Frsky D8 mode compatible receiver with integrated antenna. No telemetry but has basic Failsafe on throttle channel.

Specifications:

  • Number of Channels: 8 CH
  • Weight: 0.83 g
  • Input power: 3.3V DC
  • Dimensions: 13 x 17 x 5mm
  • Tested with DJT JR modules
  • Tested with Taranis internal module
  • Basic Failsafe on channel 3 (Throttle)
  • Soldering required
  • Currently No Telemetry
  • 5V will destroy this RX

Notes: Range is limited. Great for backyard flying. The modules are rated for 300 meters. But this can depend on many factors such as terrain and wifi. I would NEVER put this on a 250 quad. This should only be used for micro’s.

 

 

FrSky PRO 8CH Receiver PPM SBUS Output for Frsky X9D(PLUS) XJT DJT DFT DHT

Price: $7.19

https://www.banggood.com/2_4G-8CH-Receiver-PPM-SBUS-Output-for-Frsky-X9DPLUS-XJT-DJT-DFT-DHT-p-1271793.html

One of the cheapest small Frsky receivers, working in D8 mode. You can select the desired output type to PPM or SBUS by shorting the apropriate soldering pads. Delared range is 300+ meters. This receiver has failsafe on throttle (third) channel only! Hardware wise it is similat to 8CH D8 Mini FrSky Compatible Receiver.

Specification:
Item name: 2.4G 8CH Receiver
Distance: 300M +
Resolution: 1024
Interface: PPM or SBUS output (default shipping SBUS output)
Voltage: 5V-20V
Current: 25MA
Support flight control of PPM or SBUS interface, such as CC3D NAZE32 F3 F4 and so on.
Compatible with frsky X9D remote control (D8 mode), XJT (D8 mode), DJT, DFT, DHT and other tuner
Size: 12 * 17MM
Weight: 1g

 
 

Super Mini AC900 Dual Mode Receiver

Price: $11.25

https://www.banggood.com/0_9g-Super-Mini-AC900-Dual-Mode-Receiver-Compatible-Frsky-D16-Futaba-S-FHSS-RX-Built-in-LNA-Chip-p-1290091.html

This receiver works in two modes: FrSky D16 or Futaba S-FHSS. Receiver has LNA chip (Low Noise signal Amplifier) so it should have longer working range up to 500m. It is very small (10.3×16.6mm)  and light receiver – weight is less than a gramm (0.9g).

Specification:
Item Name: Super Mini AC900 Dual Receiver 
Model: AC900
Working Voltage: 4-6V
Dimension: 10.3×16.6mm
Weight: 0.9g
– Support Futaba S-FHSS and Frsky D16 ( No Telemetry ) dual receiver mode.
S-FHSS mode support 14SG, 16SG, 18SZ, 18MZ etc.  
D16 Mode support X9D, X12S etc.
– with high-performance discrete LNA chip.
– Receiver working range is 200m, air distance about 500m.

 

Update history:
2017-03-21: Article created
2018-03-14: FrSky PRO 8CH Receiver added
2018-05-02: Super Mini AC900 Dual Mode Receiver added
2018-07-02: ELGAE 16SR RSSI SBUS 16CH Receiver added
2018-07-12: Updated list, some products were discontinued
2019-01-15: Hobbymate D16 receiver added
2019-01-17: NewBeeDrone BeeCeiver added

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