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Futaba 8 channel RX...only 8 slots.

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Old 09-30-2004, 07:25 PM
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Default Futaba 8 channel RX...only 8 slots.

NO instructions included as usual so I will just ask here. My 8 channel RX arrived but the 8th channel indicates that that is where the battery could be plugged. Is this truly an 8 channel RX then? Did I see somewhere that a Y connection has to be used to get the battery and an 8th servo plugged in to that channel??

Sorry for the dumb question, but there never seems to be adequate instructions from the suppliers for this stuff!
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Old 09-30-2004, 08:56 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8 channel RX...only 8 slots.

Yes, I think you'll have to use a "Y" cord if you want to use the 8th channel. Hope this helps!
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Old 09-30-2004, 10:44 PM
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Default RE: Futaba 8 channel RX...only 8 slots.

You can use any unsed slot..channel... for the battery. However, if you are using 8 servos, then you need a "Y" connector to plug the battery into one of the slots along with the servo for that channel.

Don' sell yourself short...there are no "dumb" questions if you ask. It's only dumb if you don't ask!!
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