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Old 12-27-2015, 10:16 AM
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Unhappy LED light power from aux on receiver.

I am using the yellow receivers from Hobby King and they work flawlessly. I want to control my LED lights using the flap switch controlling the aux port on the receiver. Spectrum DX7. I am using a 3S 3200 MAH battery. When I turn on the TX and RX I have 8 volts at the aux port on RX, regardless of flap switch position. What am I missing? My thinking is that I should not have any voltage at AUX until I use the flap switch. And then I should have battery voltage.

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Old 12-28-2015, 04:19 AM
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Nope, you'll have power on the center post and a ground on the outside post all the time when the rx is powered. Those two rows of pins are all connected to the others in the rx. The only one that changes is the signal line.

Only way to make it work like you want is to install a switch on the flap socket of the rx. It will then turn on and off the lights via you flipping the toggle on your TX.

Turnigy from Hobby King makes a nice one. I use em all the time.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...arehouse_.html
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Thank you. Will get a switch and hook it up.
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