Aurora 9 - 9 Channel 2.4GHz Aircraft Computer Radio

Part No: 191240, 191242, 191244

Product Description

Hitec is proud to introduce our new flagship radio, the Aurora 9. The Aurora 9 is a "pure digital" 2.4GHz system for that "connected" feeling. Featuring a large backlit 5.1 inch touch screen display, 30 Model memory, assignable switches and customizable programming menus, the Aurora is a true 3 in 1 radio with sophisticated programming for sail planes, helicopters and all kinds of power planes. With all these features and a price that can't be beat, there is no doubt the Aurora 9 will become the radio of choice for the most sophisticated pilots.

Features

  • AFHSS 2.4GHz / PPM / PCM Compatible
  • Easy to Read 5.1 Inch Wide Backlit Touch Screen
  • Customizable Menus
  • One-Stop Model Type Setting
  • 3 Multi-Tasking Digital Trims
  • Fully Assignable Control Switch, Knob, Stick and Digital Trims
  • Highly Sensitive 8 Ball-Bearing Gimbals with Adjustable Tension
  • Full-Sized Comfortable Hand Grips Featuring Top Quality Elastomer
  • Selectable Control Stick Mode / Change Hardware without Opening Case
  • Power Management System (Adjustable Backlight & Auto Shut-off Time)
  • Digital Trim Nano-Adjuster (Approx. 0.025deg per step up to 5deg)

Standard Programming Features

  • 9 Assignable Control Channels
  • 3 Model Types (ACRO/GLID/HELI) Programming
  • 30 Model Memories
  • 20 Character model name
  • 8 Flight Conditions with 10 Characters
  • Throttle Lock
  • Fail-safe
  • Channel Function
  • EPA
  • Dual Rate & EXP*
  • Sub-Trim
  • Servo Reverse
  • Servo Speed (Up to 25 sec in Each Direction)
  • Servo Monitor (Monitor & Servo Test)
  • 8 Programmable Mixes (5 x 2-Point , 3 x 7-Point Curves)**
  • Trainer Port

Advanced ACRO Programming

  • 9 Wing Type (6 Main Wings, 3 Flying Wings)
  • 5 Tail Type (Main Wing: Normal, V-Tail, Ailevator) (Flying Wing: 1 Servo Rudder, 2 Servo Rudders)
  • Quick Model Options Select (Dual Engine, Retracts gear, Airbrake, Fuel mixture)
  • 7 Point Throttle Curve*
  • Throttle Cut
  • Idle Down
  • Fuel Mixture*
  • Airbrake
  • Airbrake to Elevator Mix**
  • Aileron to Rudder Mix**
  • Elevator to Camber Mix**
  • Rudder to Aileron Mix**
  • Aileron Differential*
  • Aileron to Flap Mix**
  • Camber Mix**
  • Flap Control*
  • 3 x Gyro Sensitivity (ex: AILE/ELEV/RUDD)*
  • Snap-Roll (4-Way Switching Multi Direction)**
  • V-Tail**
  • Delta Mix**
  • Ailevator**

Advanced GLIDER Programming

  • 9 wing Type (6 Main Wings, 3 Flying Wings)
  • Five Tail Type (Main Wing: Normal, V-Tail, Ailevator) (Flying Wing: 1 Servo Rudder, 2 Servo Rudders)
  • Quick Model Options Select (Motor, Retracts Gear, Airbrake)
  • Motor Control (Switch on/off)**
  • Airbrake
  • Airbrake to Elevator Mix**
  • Aileron to Rudder Mix**
  • Elevator to Camber Mix**
  • Rudder to Aileron Mix**
  • Aileron Differential*
  • Aileron to Flap Mix**
  • Launch (Stick Position Auto Cut Function)**
  • Camber Mix**
  • Flap Control*
  • 3 x Gyro Sensitivity (ex: AILE/ELEV/RUDD)*
  • Butterfly**
  • V-Tail**
  • Delta Mix**
  • Ailevator**

Advanced HELI Programming

  • 6 Swash Types (90° Type: 1 Servo, 3 Servos, 4 Servos; 120° Type: 3 Servos; 140° Type: 3 Servos; 180° Type: 2 Servos
  • Quick Model Options Select (Governor, Needle Control, Fuel Mixture)
  • 7 Point Pitch Curve*
  • 7 Point Throttle Curve*
  • Throttle Cut
  • Gyro Sensitivity*
  • Needle Control*
  • Swash to Throttle Mix*
  • Rudder to Throttle Mix*
  • Fuel Mixture*
  • Throttle Hold***
  • Swash Mix (Swash Rate/Calibration )***
  • Revolution Mix*
  • Governor (Three Rates)*

* Capable of a Maximum of 24 rates by 8 flight conditions and 3 switch positions
** Capable of a Maximum of 8 Rates by 8 Flight Conditions
*** Capable of a Maximum of 3 Rates Using 3-Swicth Positions

 

Aurora 9x/9 Comparison Chart

 

Available Models

  • 2.4GHz Standard Version
    Includes Aurora 9 Transmitter, Optima 9 RX, Four HS-5485HB Digital Servos, Rechargeable Transmitter and Receiver Batteries with AC Charger
    Stock# 191240
  • 2.4GHz Transmitter with 9-Channel Receiver
    Includes Aurora 9 Transmitter and Optima 9 RX, Rechargeable Transmitter Battery with AC Charger
    Stock# 191242
  • 2.4GHz Transmitter with 7-Channel Receiver
    Includes Aurora 9 Transmitter and Optima 7 RX, Rechargeable Transmitter Battery with AC Charger
    Stock# 191244
  • 2.4GHz Transmitter Sport Flyer Version
    Includes Aurora 9 Transmitter and Optima 6 RX with AC Charger
    Stock# 191246

Firmware Updates

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING UPDATING YOUR AURORA 9 RADIO

  1. Uninstall the old HPP-22 software and reinstall the new software found HERE
  2. Disable Anti Virus software (if needed) for the install.
  3. Run as Administrator or turn off or down user account control in the control panel/user accounts.

Upgrade Installation Manual

HPP-22 VERSION 1.13(0) 1/15/2013

  • AURORA 9 2.4GHz ver. 1.09(0) Firmware Update
    • Added displays for HTS-SS Advance Sensor station and related sensors
      (HTS-AirSpeed, HTS-Variometer, HTS-ServoManager, HTS-EngineTemp)
    • Added five additional languages: French, German, Czech, Italian & Spanish
    • Corrected time flow error
    • Corrected Offset (OST) function error in Rudder to Elevator mix
    • Corrected Servo Speed operation error in Camber Mix

Firmware Version 1.08 (View Version 1.08 Manual Addendum)

Added Functions:

  1. Frequency check: You can now decide if you want the radio to ask you to confirm your model to transmit.
  2. Receiver Battery Low Voltage Warning Function: You can select the Low Battery Warning Alarm activation level.
  3. Volt sensor screen for use with "E" Sensor Station.
  4. Current sensor screen for use with "E" Sensor Station.
  5. Rudder -> Elevator: Now added for knife edge flight and includes the "Adjust function" feature for easy in flight fine tuning
  6. Travel Limit: Allows a master EPA to be set so that no matter what mixes influence the servos, so they will not over driven.

Improved Functions

  1. Battery Warning setting Function for telemetry: The Low Battery warning screen is now accessible even when receiver is not on.
  2. Aileron Differential: Simplified with single setting added for basic set up.
  3. Camber Mix: Improved functionality and flexibility
  4. New Larger timers for easier monitoring
  5. EZ View telemetry monitoring: New screens offer larger text on telemetry functions like Speed, Altitude, RPM, and temp with recorder maximums on all but RPM.

Other Improvements

  1. When Throttle lock is activated by the toggle switch, the Touch lock function (Throttle lock by touch screen) will not be available and screen now shows throttle lock status.
  2. When a specific model is reset, the model name & model type will remain while the model data will be set back to factory default.
  3. Warning at start-up (Check frequency, High Throttle, Abnormal Flight condition warning) can be applied to all models at the same time.
  4. The B-Fly (Butterfly/Crow) function has been improved. The servo movement has been increased for more travel without the use of the adjust function setting.
  5. Flap-Control function has been improved. "Flaps up" will correspond with the slider or switch in the up positions, "Flaps down" will correspond with the slider or switch in the down position. (Opposite to V1.07 or earlier.)
  6. "Speed" of motor control on Servo monitor screen has been normalized when the RF is off.
  7. By pressing the "Exit Icon" (door icon) for 2 sec., the screen will return to the home screen. This saves having to hit the icon multiple times to back out of a menu.
  8. Models will scroll in groups of 4 ( one page.) Currently, scrolling is one by one.
  9. The EXPO has been modified to be more aggressive for more precise control when flying with high/3D control surface throws.

HPP-22 VERSION 1.04(1) 12/20/2010

  • Aurora 9 ver.1.07(2) Firmware Update
    • Fixed Imperial speed measurement display error

HPP-22 VERSION 1.04(0) 12/10/2010

  1. New Features:
    • AURORA 9 Multi-Language Menu now available in Spanish
  2. Aurora 9 2.4GHz ver.1.07(1) update version can be selected in the menu of the HPP-22

HPP-22 VERSION 1.03 9/30/2010

  • AURORA 9 – Added Multi-Language menus available in English, German, French, Italian & Czech

HPP-22 VERSION 1.02 8/2/2010

  1. Aurora 9 ver. 1.07 Firmware Update
    Added functions
    • System Password Lock Function: Requires password to access the system menu.
    • Quick Model Select Function: You can confirm & select your model from the start up screen.
    • Receiver Battery Low Voltage Warning Function: You can select the Low Battery Warning Alarm activation level.
    • Touch Beep Sound On/Off Function: You can turn the sound on and off for the touch screen.
    • Touch screen calibration function
    • Warning Selection at Start up Function: Give the ability to choose whether you want the start-up warning on or off (Abnormal Throttle and Flight Condition).
  2. Improved functions
    • Timer Reset Method: Press & hold either timer screen for 2 seconds to reset.
    • Menu Name Changed: Power > SYS. MGMT, Auto Power Off > Auto Hibernation.

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