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09-12-2018, 10:11 AM
Having problem recognizing my SL32's. I have one that is detected as both a pitch and roll. My other is not detected in either spot. I have sent it to Dynon and they say it is working properly. Is there a way I can bench test it?

Carl Froehlich
09-12-2018, 10:16 AM
Sounds like a configuration issue, not a servo problem.


09-12-2018, 12:10 PM
Are you saying that each servo must be initialed to the placement - roll or pitch? If so, how.

09-12-2018, 12:19 PM
JB -

Suggest you have a look at Autopilot Servo Calibration and Test Procedures beginning at page 10-16 in the Dynon SkyView instillation manual for version 15.3. You will find a calibration procedure there which sorts out which servo is for pitch and which one is for roll based on your answers to questions during the test procedure.

Carl Froehlich
09-12-2018, 12:27 PM
Assuming you have updated the SkyView operating software in the SkyView - and everything connected on the SkyView network (like autopilot servos) to that same update (section 3 of the install manual), section 10 of the install manual covers servo configuration and calibration: http://dynonavionics.com/public_html/yabbfiles/Attachments/SkyView_System_Installation_Guide-Rev_AD_v15_3.pdf


09-12-2018, 01:08 PM
This is great, however the system won't even detect them. I can't calibrate what the system does't know is there.

09-12-2018, 01:35 PM
This is great, however the system won't even detect them. I can't calibrate what the system does't know is there.

Make sure power is on to the servos, if powered separately from your Skyview.
Then follow this procedure to detect new hardware, from the Skyview installation manual Rev. AD, page 4-19:

1. Push buttons 7+8 to access the SETUP MENU.
3. Press DETECT. A successful network configuration yields the screen in Figure 34 (depending on the units installed, your SkyView system’s network devices will look different and display different Software versions).
4. Press FINISH to close the screen and return to the Network Setup Menu.

09-12-2018, 03:01 PM
I had the same problem with my pitch servo, the network did not recognize it, therefore calibration not possible. I pinned out the harness, it was good. Turned out to be a bad (new) servo. Dynon has a 3 yr. warranty on the servos and great customer service. Try swapping servos and see where the problem goes.

09-12-2018, 04:44 PM
Duplicate post. Please remove.

09-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Make sure you have good power and ground to the servo. Then do the detect as was already spelled out. If this doesn?t work, give me a call and I can talk you through a few things to check.

The servo should not get power from the Skyview. The servos should be powered from a separate 5A circuit from anything else.