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How do I upgrade my firmware to version 2.56 b2?

Published on December 16, 2015 in sections Letus Helix, Software

Note:  If you are curious about whether or not to upgrade, see If you are upgrading your firmware from version 2.43 b6 or earlier, you should know that there are SIGNIFICANT changes that must be made to the profiles to make them work with the new firmware.  Please read this article fully BEFORE starting the upgrade […]

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I am upgrading my firmware. Can I use my old profiles?

Published on December 12, 2015 in sections Software

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 […]

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What are the differences between 2.56 b2 and 2.43 b6? Is it worth the upgrade?

Published on December 11, 2015 in sections Letus Helix, Software

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: […]

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How do I get default profiles for my Helix?

Published on December 3, 2015 in sections Downloads, Letus Helix, Software

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 […]

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Are there any manuals for the Helix line of products?

Published on November 30, 2015 in sections Downloads, Letus Helix, Manuals

A manual for the Helix line of products 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 Helix Pro Manual   There are manuals available for the SimpleBGC GUI as well.  These are […]

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How to bind an RC Radio to the Helix (satellite receiver)

Published on November 25, 2015 in sections Hardware, Letus Helix

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 […]

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What is the latest version of Helix firmware that is recommended by Letus?

Published on November 25, 2015 in sections Software

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 […]

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