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Old 02-02-2003, 04:36 AM
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Danny,

Is it better to plug in 2 elevator servos directly into the receiver under 2 separate channels and just program it in with the radio? Or is it better to run the 2 servos and plug it into the matchbox? Actually, I'm not sure how it will work with the matchbox, I just bought it and have not played with it yet.

Can you help?
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If you have just 2 servos, 1 per surface not connected together, either way would work just fine. If you had 4 servos, the matchbox would be the way to go for sure. To set it up in the 8103, follow the instructions below.


Dual Elevator Servo Set-Up

Now we will set up the elevators, so that we will have channels 3 and 7 working together. You will plug the right elevator into channel 3, and the left elevator into channel 7. Press the up key till you get to mix 5 or 6. We will use 5 or 6, as they are including mixes, meaning the elevator trim lever will operate both channels. If you do this mix on any other mix, the elevator trim will not work the second channel. Press the + key and change the first channel until it says elev. Press the channel key over to the second channel. Press the key to change the second channel to SPOI. Make sure that beside SW: it says ON. If not, press the select key till the arrow points at SW, and press the + key to make this say ON. Press the select key till the arrow points at Rate: and make the percentage 100% by pressing the + key. Then move the elevator stick, and the arrow will move to the 0% in one direction of movement. Make this 100% also with the + key. Now we have the elevator working on both channels, but the aux 2 knob will operate the second channel. To eliminate this, will use another mix. For this mix, I would use mix 3. Press the DN key to get to this mix. Once at the mix, press the + key till it says SPOI for the first channel. Press the channel key so that the second channel is underlined. Press the + key and make the second channel is SPOI. Then press the select key till the arrow points at Rate. Press the key till it says -100%. Then rotate the aux 2 knob, which is on the top left hand side. Rotate this until the points at the 0%. Press the key till it says 100% also. This completes the set up of the elevators.
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Thanks for the info


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