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XTS 5000 fpp zone help

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Jan 5, 2015
I need help with my XTS 5000. I have 50 zones available but can only do one fpp. How do I add zones to the fpp without a computer as I don't have the cable or the software. Been told this can be done but not how. Any help would be appreciated thank you.


The Green Weenie
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Aug 31, 2018
With FPP flashed on an XTS, don’t you need 240 personalities, with 16 enabled FPP Zones for it to work correctly? Maybe I’m mistaken, but sounds like operator error?


Oct 23, 2017
If the zone is FPP enabled, it automatically forces it to be a 16 channel zone. You should be able to pick which zones are FPP enabled. I remember back when I had my model 3 2500, FPP was very picky when it did and did not want to work. Sure it seems like a cool feature but programming it was a PITA so I dumped it. Not to mention I used it probably a total of 2 times.

As mentioned above, you need a computer to add zones.
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