Spektrum DX7 LCD
modification uses an electroluminescent panel behind the LCD to provide the
backlight. This is preferred to an LED lighting scenario due to the
uniform lighting from behind as shown in the picture.
instructions provide full color photographs to guide you through the whole
process, as well as a list of parts and where to get them.
Q: What format does the technical document come in?
A: The document is delivered in an Adobe PDF format.
Q: What is included in the price?
A: The complete technical instructions to accomplish the modification, a parts
list, and required tools list.
Q: How much current does this modification draw?
A: My configuration shown above was measured at 38 mAh.
Q: How long will
this modification take?
A: This modification should take an average modeler about 2 hours to complete.
Q: Do I need any
A: Anybody that has been into modeling for any time at all should have all the
tools necessary to complete the job. A soldering iron will be required.
Q: Can I turn the
backlight on and off?
A: The modification that I completed does not include a switch , but I did
include a schematic and switch part numbers if a switch is desired.
Q: Will this
modification void my warranty?
A: I have not personally confirmed this with Spektrum, but I would say that it
does void your warranty.
Q: How much will the
A: The parts for my modification cost $38.00 including shipping.
Q: Can these
instructions be used for other models of transmitters?
A: Although I have not modified another type of transmitter, you should be able
to modify any LCD display that is accessible from the back side.
me if you have any further questions or