With minor firmware changes, often the Helix will work fine with the old profiles. However, with some firmware updates, using old profiles can result in a completely unusable Helix. Using profiles from firmware version 2.43 b6 after upgrading to a 2.55/2.56 firmware version will result in your Helix being unusable. There are three options for […]
There are a couple of dozen changes between these two firmware/GUI versions. If you use the SimpleBGC GUI, you will actually notice a few more tabs of controls that are now available on 2.56 b2. While unusually advanced users might be interested in several of these, the important changes come down to a few additions in 2.56 b2: […]
Default profiles may be needed if the profiles being used get messed up on your Helix. A list of available default profiles is available below. Note that in each case, the file included provides all five profiles in it. Refer to the profile installation article for instructions on how to get these profiles onto your […]
A manual for the Helix Junior and Helix are available using the links below. These are great manuals if you are just getting started and want an overview that will give you the basics quickly. Helix Junior Manual Standard Helix Manual There are manuals available for the SimpleBGC GUI as well. These are very detailed manuals […]
This article applies only to Helixes with the Spektrum satellite receiver (installed starting in November 2015). If you have the AR6100e RC receiver (installed in Helixes prior to November 2015), you should refer to the article for that receiver. Note that all Helixes with the satellite receiver should have a sticker in the battery compartment […]
The most recent version of Helix firmware that we recommend for non-encoded Helixes is version 2.56 b2. Note that the 2.55 b9 firmware version has been pre-loaded on several Helixes. There is a bug in the 2.55 b9 GUI, so we recommend using the 2.56 b2 GUI (available here), even if you are using the […]
The Helix Jr. was initially designed for DSLRs, but we’re finding that some users, with a little work, are extending this range of cameras significantly. Here’s the story of one user and the way he customized his setup to make his C100 work with his Helix Jr.: http://alaskavideoshooter.com/canon-c100-and-letus-helix-jr-photos/
The video below shows how to use the Letus Helix app (version 1.3.3) to change the settings on the Helix/Helix Jr.