This wiring scheme worked for me on my new Devo 10.
Bought 2 sets (4 total) of the NRF24L01 module (because one is not enough and in case of burn out during installation, plus to compare 2 manufacturers/vendors) eBay and Banggood.
*Clarification: You do need to solder 2 wires onto 1 pad (on the VDD pad) per the scheme red and pinkish wires (My case purple). I twisted the 2 wires together and tinned/soldered as one.
- BEWARE: Before you power up the transmitter after wiring up the NRF24L01 module, remember to plug in the complete antenna system to the module (Internal wire and external antenna piece. It does not have to be 100% mounted in it’s final installation location in the transmitter, but does need to be plugged into the module, or it can fry it and potentially cause damage).
DuPont 10 wire female to female jumper wire from Banggood. Pulled apart the 7 corresponding color wires from the pictured scheme (used the purple wire from the DuPont for the pinkish color on wiring scheme). *I only cut one end of the DuPont wire to solder onto the transmitter and left the female connector on the other side and plugged in one by one per the scheme onto the NRF24L01 module-In case I ever have to replace or remove it- no soldering required Worked Great!
*Tip: When enabling the NRF24L01 module in the Deviation Hardware config file, and it’s the only module you’ve installed, set it to A13:
enable-nrf24l01 = A13
has_pa-nrf24l01 = 1
*Pro Tip 1 (Pun intended): You are performing medium to major surgery on your hard earned money DEVO 10. Use the best tools you can to make it easier and safer for you and the transmitter. I recommend the thinnest/pointiest and longest soldering tip you can get for your soldering device (Or buy a whole new one). I used the Weller 0.01" x 0.4mm Conical Long Tip Part Number PTS7 (not screw driver tip).
The Weller PTS7 is long and almost needle-like. Perfect for this application (as you’ll see the small pads and tiny areas you’ll be working in on the transmitter). Also, make it easy on yourself and easier to work in these tight areas and use liquid flux! It will help with tinning the board and your wire, plus assist in making excellent solder points when you solder the wire to the board.
*Pro Tip 2: I used My DEVO 10’s original plastic box (The Transparent cover and White Base ones) when working on it. The White Base Plastic Box to hold the back half of the transmitter while apart, and the Clear Plastic Cover Face-Down on my work beck to hold the front part of the transmitter while working on in through the entire process. It has all of the DEVO’s shape and cut-outs already and protects the sticks, gimbals and LCD. Perfect fit and totally protected from incidentals and accidentals!
I may post some pics if requested.