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Thread: EQ10 issue?


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    EQ10 issue?

    Iā€™m having an issue with the throttle setup in my Yellow P-38 Lightning. I believe I have pinpointed the problem to the EQ10. This is my second EQ10 so I am familiar with its operation. I have the right engine on channel 1-a and the left engine on channel 1-b. During my initial setup the b-servo was acting funny, it would have trouble finding the center of the movement, IE it would hunt a little after stopping. I assumed it was a bad servo and replaced it. Today I was readjusting the low-end endpoint to synchronize the engines idle. I did the a-servos checking the engine RPM then switched the function dial to the b-servo doing the same. When I switched the function dial back to the a-servo the b-servo quite working completely. I manually rotated the servo arm and it was as if the servo was unplugged. I turned the channel and function dials to 0 and recycled the power switch and all was well again. Now I am worried! Do you think I have a problem with the new EQ10?

    My other EQ10 is in a Composite ARF 2.6 Yak and worked great for two years. The EQ10 in my P-38 I won at the pilots raffle at the Speedworld Jet Meet this last winter. Iā€™m leaving for the Joe Nall meet in 9 days. I could pull the EQ10 from my Yak but that would require setting up both all over. HELP!!

    Danny

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    RE: EQ10 issue?

    Hi Danny,
    I think you are seeing a small bug that occurred in the second batch of Eq10s where the servo priority mode is always on. With it on, when you are adjusting the A servo, B will be turned off. If you go to B then A will be on. This has bothered very few people. If you like I can send you a revision where the servo priority can be set as per the manual.
    Robert Ritchey
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    RE: EQ10 issue?

    What does this involve?

    Danny

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    RE: EQ10 issue?

    Hi Danny,
    I am not sure what you mean. If you want me to send you another unit e-mail me privately here or at info@Smart-Fly.com with your address and phone.
    Robert Ritchey
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    RE: EQ10 issue?

    I got the new unit the next day and installed. What great customer service! Thanks Robert.


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