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Old 11-06-2020, 03:16 PM
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I bought this radio recently because I like the compact RX [AR410]. The RX does not have any antenna whiskers, [which is nice if it works].

First question...has anyone "challenged" this radio's range limits already..? For flying 1/2A I'd like to be safe out to 600 feet. I feel that is further than I'd be able to see a tiny 1/2A model.

Secondly....my very trustworthy HS65s [with the carbonite gears] buzz and drift with this radio. I am using a 300 mah LIFE battery.
I can plug in other servos that don't drift or buzz, but I want to be able to use the HS65 servos where ever possible.
The HS 65 servos work just fine with another Spektrum radio system / LIFE RX battery combo.

I just looked at what Spektrum has to offer for servos and the prices seem too high, plus I was not able to get any physical / size data for their servos.
Does HK have a servo that matches the HS65 in size and performance..?

The HS65 measures 1 1/16" across the mounting screw holes and it is not quite 1/2" wide.
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Do the servos jitter on their own, or with the weight of a control surface attached?
I've heard about digital servos sometimes trying to center but overshooting, unless you damp them somehow.
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Chuck I sent you a PM / message on CEF about a rare engine find.
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Do the servos jitter on their own, or with the weight of a control surface attached?
I've heard about digital servos sometimes trying to center but overshooting, unless you damp them somehow.
They buzz and drift without anything attached to the arm. I used a pair of diodes to drop the 6.6v down to 5.4v and the problem is less severe, but it's still detectable.
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Chuck I sent you a PM / message on CEF about a rare engine find.
Thanks Brad, I'll go take a peek...!

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