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tbauer
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I just ordered a V911 4ch which will arrive sometime in March. I am stepping up from the Syma 107 and just wondering if anyone had any experience with this particular heli. It seemed to get good reviews in general and I went back and forth between it and the Xeida 9958....I eventually decided on the V911. Also does anyone know where I could get an electronic copy of the manual for this heli. I have scoured the internet but so far I have come up empty. Thanks.

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Hello tbauer, I did the same today: ordering a V911 after playing a lot with the S107.
I'm also interested in getting a digital copy of the V911 manual.
Perhaps you can better post your request on this forum that's more used for this heli and equivalents:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums.....light=v911

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tbauer
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Jaap said:

Hello tbauer, I did the same today: ordering a V911 after playing a lot with the S107.
I'm also interested in getting a digital copy of the V911 manual.
Perhaps you can better post your request on this forum that's more used for this heli and equivalents:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums.....light=v911

Thanks for the info. I will post something on their site, if I find a digital copy I will let you know/send it to you. Tim

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OK. Thanks!

I also asked Aaron of BangGood for help. So far no response...

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Yeah, the one drawback to thins forum is, while we're a friendly community, (kinda like… http://ww w.youtub e.com /wa tch?v=-NYj AnZ MCmY) we're almost exclusively devoted to symas, except for SF, one or two other members, and to a certain degree SN. (although bernie only deals with Syma in his heli fleet)

 

For the other helis, we can still help and could still use advice, but I'd make this the 3rd place to look for reviews. (but, I'd post any reveiws you have here)

 

(first I'd look around on google and youtube, (but NOT from videos posted by little kids and hobby shops) then look around at other forums, then here)

 

(Edit: How flipping hard is it to break a youtube link here???????)

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Let us know how this one flies, I'm giving it serious consideration.

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I like the idea of 2.4 ghz as my son and I have a hard time flying our S107G and S109G at the same time with the IR transmitters.

My S107 is A channel and I thought his S109 was B channel until he took off with both heli's with his controller!

 

I'd like to get a 2.4ghz outdoor heli, maybe 50 - 80cm size. Would love to see the S033G in 2.4ghz, maybe that would be a fun mod.Cool

The V911 seems a little small for outside use.

Your thoughts?

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Drivin_Dave said

My S107 is A channel and I thought his S109 was B channel until he took off with both heli's with his controller!

That's not really how it works. The heli will seek out a controller when you turn it on. If you are trying to bind two helis in the same room, it seems like they both bind to the same controller roughly... Oh, about 100% of the time. You need to take them into different rooms and turn them on so that they'll bind to their own controller, then you can fly them together. You need to do this every single time you turn the heli on.

 -Drew

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Hi Drew,    I noticed  a respone you gave to another member in January concerning the Syma S038G. I've been trying to purchase this model but have not been able to locate a seller. I was wondering if you could give me any information about  where to buy one. The following link  from Syma shows pictures and details http://WWW.symatoys.com/produc...../1849.html . I appreciate your help.   Tony Vecchione 

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Follow Drewdane advice to bind two helis you should be good to go-Thanks DD

"Fly like a butterfly sting like a Syma" http://syma107.com

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Thank you for the "IR Binding Primer" DrewDane. As SF recommends, I will follow your advise!

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Just received my V911 yesterday and messed with it last night. Prior to the V911, I have only flown the Syma 107G and I must say this heli is a bit different and MUCH faster! After several attempts to control this thing in my basement I finally stepped outside to my patio where I had a more room. My first reaction to the V911 was that it was flimsy, but after several crashes in my basement I understand why it is built the way that it is. And nothing broke after all of the crashes. The Syma 107G certainly feels more solid in comparison. Something I don't care for on the V911 is the battery holder I find it a bit difficult to insert the battery, I feel like I am going to break it and it does not slip into its holder easily. However once you get it in there is really no chance that it is going to slip out.

 

Anyway after playing with it outside a while I am starting to get the feel for this heli, although I will need much more practice outside before reattempting an inside flight again. I am impressed with the responsiveness of this heli, it reacts very quickly to joystick movements and a slight touch on the yaw stick will get you spinning (quickly) however it stops just as quick when you move the joy stick back to center. All-in-all I like the V911, but there is definitely a learning curve if you are only used to 3Ch heili's like the Syma 107G like me. Of course all of this is just my perception, opinion, and experience as of right now. I think once I get more practice and experience with this little heli I will thoroughly enjoy it. 

 

Jaap...good luck when you receive yours and let me know what you think of the V911

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Interesting post-guess as you realize you have gone from a 3 channel coaxial heli to a single rotor and 4 channel,does take a flying learn curve-I hope I am looking at the same heli.I have a lot of 4 channels,most have the same feel when attaching battery as a bit weak,but they are ok,never force the battery in,also experiment if to push battery right back on battery holder as center of gravity can change flying

"Fly like a butterfly sting like a Syma" http://syma107.com

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 Hobby King is putting out the WL Toys V911 4 ch as the Hobby King FP 100

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October 3, 2012 - 2:45 am

tbauer said

Just received my V911 yesterday and messed with it last night. Prior to the V911, I have only flown the Syma 107G and I must say this heli is a bit different and MUCH faster!

After several attempts to control this thing in my basement I finally stepped outside to my patio where I had a more room. My first reaction to the V911 was that it was flimsy, but after several crashes in my basement I understand why it is built the way that it is. And nothing broke after all of the crashes.

The Syma 107G certainly feels more solid in comparison. Something I don't care for on the V911 is the battery holder I find it a bit difficult to insert the battery, I feel like I am going to break it and it does not slip into its holder easily. However once you get it in there is really no chance that it is going to slip out.

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Anyway after playing with it outside a while I am starting to get the feel for this heli, although I will need much more practice outside before reattempting an inside flight again. I am impressed with the responsiveness of this heli, it reacts very quickly to joystick movements and a slight touch on the yaw stick will get you spinning (quickly) however it stops just as quick when you move the joy stick back to center.

All-in-all I like the V911, but there is definitely a learning curve if you are only used to 3Ch heili's like the Syma 107G like me. Of course all of this is just my perception, opinion, and experience as of right now. I think once I get more practice and experience with this little heli I will thoroughly enjoy it. 

 

Hi I have already 3 of those sweet little 4 channels birds I enjoy very much flight outdoor in very calm days no wind at all,as you already mention is very fast Copter and very responsible to the transmitter ,for inside flights I suggest you the new transmitter released by WL Toys with two speeds low speed for indoor flights and the fast one for outdoor flight the cast of this transmitter is only 17,00 US free shipping .There is a button you can manage the throttle one click 20 percent power second click 40 per cent third click 60 percent and then full power clever !!!! With this transmitter will enjoy indoor 4 channels flights .Enjoy
 

Jaap...good luck when you receive yours and let me know what you think of the V911

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Just edited your post,is this the correct photo of heli?

"Fly like a butterfly sting like a Syma" http://syma107.com

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nickden
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October 4, 2012 - 3:35 pm

Yes this is the correct photo oh this Heli with the transmitter

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nickden said
Yes this is the correct photo oh this Heli with the transmitter

Glad got that correct.. more flying info..does she drift away in a breeze etc..

"Fly like a butterfly sting like a Syma" http://syma107.com

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nickden
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October 27, 2012 - 10:19 pm

This is an outdoor flight of my V911 it's flight perfect indoor and outdoor as well watch my video .and comments please.I recommend to all fliers beginners and experience with a small amount of money (less than 40 US Dollars ).

 

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