Old 03-10-2004, 12:37 PM
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Rodney
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Default RE: Futaba/Airtronics Compadibility (VG600)

Unless your new transmitter has a shift select capability, it will not be compatable with Futaba receivers. Most Futaba and Hitec receivers require a negative shift in the transmitter while Airtronics and JR require positive shift. I believe you can special order a Hitec receiver for positive shift and you can also buy aftermarket receivers such as FMA (which is a very good receiver) set up for either positive or negative shift transmitters. In fact, one of the FMA recievers can be purchased with a switch selectable shift so that you can use it with most any brand of transmitter. As to your crystal question, ALWAYs use the crystal provided by the manufacturer, i.e. Airtronics in Airtronics, Futaba in Futaba etc.; don't interchange them.