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Installing and using BLHeli Configurator

BLHeli Configurator allows you to check and change the ESC (Electric Speed Controller) settings of drones that use BLHeli / BLHeli_S as their firmware. Here's how to install BLHeli Configurator on your Windows PC.

Download BLHeli Configurator

BLHeli Configurator is distributed on Github.
PC Open BLHeli Configurator page on Github. A screen like this will appear, so click "blheli-configurator".
There is also a link called "blheli-configurator-nightlies", but since this is a nightly build, so-called beta version, it may be unstable or contain bugs. This version is for developers, so please do not use it for general users.
PC "blheli-configurator" page will open. Click "Releases" on the right side of the screen. Also you can move to latest version of the page by clicking "Latest".
PC Release page for "blheli-configurator" will opens. This screen allows you to download any version of blheli-configurator, including past versions. At the top is the latest version. If you scroll this screen ...
PC There are download links for each OS. You can download compressed file by clicking one of them. Click the link that matches your OS.
For Windows, click the file name that contains "_win64" (when using 64-bit Windows) or "_win32". Download time is about 10 minutes, depending on the speed of your network.

Installing and using BLHeli Configurator

PC Unzip downloaded BLHeli Configurator compressed file in any folder to complete the installation. Files shown in this figure will be expanded.
Double-click "blheli-configurator.exe" to start the app.
PC When the app starts, you will see a screen like this. For safety, remove drone propellers. After connecting the battery to the drone and start up it , connect drone and PC with a USB cable and click "Connect" at the top right of the screen.
PC Then you will see a screen like this. Click "Read Setup" at the bottom right of the screen ...
PC ESC information of drone are read into PC. If drone has four motors, four information will be displayed on the right side of the screen. If number of this information is less than that, one of the ESCs is in trouble.
If the battery is not connected to the drone, the ESC information will not be read.
After that, change any parameter and click "Write Setup" at the bottom right of the screen, and the setting will be reflected in drone.

Change rotate direction of motor

PC To change the direction of rotation of motor, change it in "Motor Direction" column of each ESC screen. If it is "Normal", change it to "Reversed", or if it is "Reversed", change it to "Normal" to reverse rotation direction.

How to check motor / ESC number

Use Betaflight Configurator to see which ESC controls which motor. To check, the motor will rotate, so remove propellers for safety.
PC Start Betaflight Configurator, connect drone and PC with a USB cable, and click "Connect" button at the top right of the screen. Then select "Motor" from the menu on the left side of the screen. Then you will see a screen like this.
Connect battery to drone and turn on slider to the left of "I understand the risks, the propellers are removed..." that appears at the bottom right of the screen. Then move one of the motor slider on the screen up a little and corresponding motor will rotate. The motor number at this time corresponds to the ESC (Electric Speed Controller) number.
You can move the slider in small increments by clicking on it and pressing the up and down arrow keys on PC keyboard.

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