OpenTX - Application Note 02
Timer – Use a Switch to Reset, Pause and Run
A 3 position switch is used to reset, pause and run a timer. In this example switch SA is used to control timer 1.
SA↑ is used to reset timer 1,
SA- is used to pause timer 1,
SA↓ is used to run timer 1.
The timer is set up to run and pause in the Model Setup screen. To reset the timer, a special function is used.
Model Setup Screen
In the Model Setup screen, set Timer 1 to run and pause as follows.
Reset the Timer.
To reset timer 1 using switch A, create a special function
In this example, special function 1 uses SA↑ (switch A in the up position) as the source to reset timer 1. Ensure to check the box to enable this function.
Check That It Works
On main screen 1, timer 1 value is displayed.
When switch A is up, the timer is set to the preset duration. (10:00 minutes in our example.)
When switch A is in the mid position, the timer pauses at the current value.
When switch A is down, the timer counts.