MODEL DISPLAY screen explanation : How to display telemetry etc. on the radio screenThis section describes how to use MODEL DISPLAY screen of OpenTX / EdgeTX radio.
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Custom telemetry screenOpenTX/EdgeTX radio has a "custom telemetry screen" that can display telemetry , sticks, switches and other information while piloting, as shown in this picture. This screen can be called up by pressing [TELE] key or pressing and holding [PAGE] key while main screen is displayed. The procedure for calling this screen differs depending on radio. There are 4 custom telemetry screens in total, and you can switch screens by pressing [PAGE] key.
MODEL DISPLAY screen allows you to specify what to display on this custom telemetry screen.
There is no "custom telemetry screen" for color display/touch panel models. Instead, you can put widgets on the main screen to display your preferred information. See below for details.
Display type of custom telemetry screenDisplay type of the custom telemetry screen can be selected from the following three types.
Display data numerically. In the case of a radio with a screen resolution of 128x64 pixels, 3 rows x 2 columns, total 6 data can be displayed.
Display the data as a bar graph. In the case of a radio with a screen resolution of 128x64 pixels, 4 data can be displayed. The 5th line shows RSSI.
Start the Telemetry type Lua script stored in radio's microSD card and display execution result. The screen changes depending on Lua script that is started. Lua scripts should be stored in "/SCRIPTS/TELEMETRY" folder of microSD card in advance.
Lua script for beginners
How to operate MODEL DISPLAY screen
You can specify data to be displayed includes "inputs" defined on INPUTS screen , physical devices such as sticks, switches, and dials (Pot: Potentiometer), MAX (a constant that always returns 100), Cyclic (defined on the Heli Setup screen), trim switches , channel values, global variables , time, timer , telemetry , etc.
Specify one data per line. Specify the name of the data in the first field, the minimum value to display in the second field, and the maximum value to display in the third field. A bar graph displays between the minimum and maximum values.