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Old 08-04-2004, 03:49 PM
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can i change a crystal in a receiver that is presently channel 26 to a channel 45 crystal.
the system is a futaba dual conversion
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Old 08-04-2004, 03:58 PM
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No. Reason: Futaba Rx's are seperated into two bands, high and low. 11-35=low and 36-60=high. Swapping crystals from one band to the other will result in a loss of range signal and could damage both crystal and Rx.
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thanks for the info.
does that mean that i could go from 45 to 36
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According to Futaba, Yes.
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