[Sticky] Horus X12 S
The Horus X12S is FrSky's flagship transmitter, with an impressive 4.3 inch, TFT color display. The 480 x 272 transflective display produces sharp, colorful images even when viewed in direct sunlight. The rotary encoder and 6 well placed, tactile pushbuttons allow quick navigation of the various menus and programming their contents. The radio has a solid feel which inspires a sensation of quality. The gimbals are FrSky's best, in CNC milled aluminium with 6 ball bearings and contactless hall effect sensors. Steel cross bars pivoting on ball bearings and a teflon contact surface give the gimbals a very positive feel around center and a silky smooth travel. The Switches and pots are also high quality units. The switches have a positive action, while the pots and sliders are silky smooth.
The most important aspect for any transmitter is maintaining a rock solid connection with the receiver. FrSky is well known for its frequency hopping ACCST technology taking advantage of the entire 2.4GHz band, resulting in excellent range and reliability. The Horus is compatible with most of FrSky's Telemetry and non-Telemetry receivers as well as sensors. With a suitable tx module, the JR style external RF module bay allows operation with Futaba, Spektrum, JR, Aisin, and other receivers.
The radio has the ability to run two different operating systems. The Horus is supplied with FrSky's FrTX Operating System, which is and easy to program, intuitive menu driven operating system. Advanced users are able to install OpenTX. The Open TX developers have created a visually impressive interface for the feature rich OpenTX 2.2 operating system. Both operating systems are continually being developed and will provide additional features and capabilities to the Horus as time goes on.
All files related to the Horus X12S including manuals and OS updates are available here: