EdgeTX User Manual
v2.9
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Summary of changes since v2.8

Current for all merged PRs as of 01/09/2023 (v2.9.0)
Below is a summary of changes that affect the user interface and/or how EdgeTX functions. It does not cover all bug fixes. For a complete list of changes (including bug fixes), please read the release notes.

Color Screen Radios

  • General Changes
    • LVGL conversion of all pages is now complete.
    • Adjusted padding and spacing on many pages and buttons for a better look.
    • No more on-radio model conversions from .otx format. Users migrating from OpenTX will need to import their models to EdgeTX Companion. See EdgeTX Migration guide for instructions how to migrate from OpenTX to EdgeTX.
    • Only SD card is mapped to device in USB Storage Mode.
    • Long press the [SYS] button to go to the Radio Setup page.
  • ​Model Select page​
    • Now named Manage Models instead of Model Select.
    • Edit Labels option is now called Label Models
    • Added model quick select. When enabled in radio settings, this feature allows you to select a model as active model in the manage model screen by double tapping on it.
  • ​Model Setup​
    • Removed the Use Global Functions setting. Global functions are now disabled when the tab is hidden via the Enabled Features option.
  • ​External RF​
    • Added mode R9M ACCESS to enable R9M Access Mod. Compilation option is no longer needed.
    • PPM Frames automatically adjust based on number of configured channels
  • ​Trainer (Model Setup)
    • PPM Frames automatically adjust based on number of configured channels
  • ​Timers​
    • Added Beeps & Haptic and Voice & Haptic as options for countdown option
  • ​Enabled Features​
    • New section in Model Setup - allows you to configure which tabs are visible in the selected model's radio setup and model settings area of EdgeTX.
  • ​USB Joystick​
    • New section in Model Setup - allows users to select between Classic and Advaced Mode.
    • Adds advanced joystick configuration options in Advanced Mode.
  • ​Flight Modes​
    • New screen layout to allow better overview of configured flight modes.
  • ​Inputs ​
    • New screen layout, only shows configured inputs.
    • New + button to add additional inputs.
  • ​Curves​
    • Updated screen layout
    • Moving the control sticks will update the stick position on the curve in real time.
  • ​Logical switches​
    • Updated screen layout
  • ​Special Functions​
    • New screen layout, only shows configured special functions
    • New + button to add special functions
    • Lua Script function adds repeat option
    • Added Audio Amp Off - Disables the Audio Amplifier so that no sound comes from the speaker, including annoying feedback or interferance. This option is only available on select radios.
  • ​Telemetry​
    • Updated screen layout
    • Added option to Show Instance ID On/Off
  • ​SD Card​
    • Added OTA flashing for FrSky X10s & X12s receivers for transmitters with internal ISRM/Access modules.
  • ​Radio Setup​
    • Added Enabled Features settings to configure the Global settings for which tabs are visible in the Radio Setup and Model Settings area of EdgeTX.
    • Added model quick select configuration option. When enabled, this feature allows you to select a model as active model in the manage model screen by double tapping on it.
    • Image and Sound folders limited to 799 files each. If the folders contain more than 799 files, the file selection dropdown in model settings will not work properly. This is a limitation of LVGL.
  • ​Trainer (Radio Settings)
    • Changed mode options from += and := to Replaced and Add for easier configuration.
  • ​Hardware ​
    • Updated debug analog screen and touch screen response.
    • Added External module option to Aux1 and Aux2 to enable configuring R9M Access Mod in Model Settings.
    • Added Mute if no sound option - puts the transmitter in mute mode until a sound needs to be played. This prevents interference noise from high-powered TX modules from coming out of the transmitter speakers.
  • ​Screen Settings​
    • Added 4x2B screen layout.
    • Increased the max views from 5 to 10.
  • ​Widgets​
    • Value widget added align left, center, right option for label and value.
    • Text widget added align left, center, right option for label and value.
    • Added Value2 widget to display telemetry data better.
    • All widgets are now sorted alphabetical by name.
    • Updated color picker for widgets, can select system theme colors. Colors are not applied until saved.
  • Alerts
    • Alerts now display a "press any key" prompt.
    • Long press of the touchscreen can close an alert.
    • All buttons can be used to close an alert. Buttons will not open other UI pages over the alert.
  • ​Channel Monitor​
    • Logical switch page updated
  • ​Statistics​
    • Small changes to labels on debug page.
  • Languages
    • Added Hebrew language support.
  • New Hardware Support
    • Flysky FRM303 Support (External RX Module)
    • Segger RTT debug support

Monochrome Screen Radios

  • General Changes
    • No more on-radio model conversions from .otx format. Users migrating from OpenTX will need to import their models to EdgeTX Companion. See EdgeTX Migration guide for instructions how to migrate from OpenTX to EdgeTX.
    • Only SD card is mapped to device in USB Storage Mode.
  • ​Main View​
    • Added clock to main view pages.
  • ​Model Settings​
    • Timer configuration options are hidden when timer is set to Off.
    • Throttle configuration options are hidden in collapsible menu.
    • Preflight Checklist configuration options are hidden in collapsible menu.
    • Added Enabled Features option - allows you to configure which pages are visible in the selected model's radio setup and model settings area of EdgeTX; configuration options are hidden in collapsible menu.
    • Adds USB Joystick mode- allows users to select between Classic and Advaced Mode; adds advanced joystick configuration options when in Advanced Mode.
    • Added Bluetooth trainer mode with FrSky bluetooth module.
    • PPM Frames automatically adjust based on number of configured channels
    • Removed the Glob. Funcs setting. Global functions are now disabled when the tab is hidden via the enabled features option.
  • ​Telemetry​
    • RSSI Source option was removed - set to "default" permanently
    • Updated screen layout
    • Added option to show instance ID On/Off
    • Added collapsible sensor list
  • ​Special Functions​
    • Lua Script function adds repeat option.
    • Added Audio Amp Off - Disables the Audio Amplifier so that no sound comes from the speaker, including annoying feedback or interferance. This option is only available on select radios.
  • ​Display​
    • Added clock to Telemetry screens.
    • On the Telemetry screens, the top bar will only show the model name, radio battery voltage, and time in addition to the configured cells. If Timer1 is configured in the model, then it will replace the model name in the top bar.
  • ​Radio Setup​
    • Rx channel ord option renamed to Def Chan Ord for better understanding.
  • ​Hardware​
    • Audio Mute option added - puts the transmitter in mute mode until a sound needs to be played. This prevents interference noise from high-powered TX modules from coming out of the transmitter speakers.
  • Language
    • Added Hewbrew language support.
  • New Hardware Support
    • RadioMaster Boxer
    • Flysky FRM303 Support (External RX Module)
    • Flysky digital gimbal support for Radio Master Boxer
    • Segger RTT debug support