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SZ16 problem

Old 10-13-2021, 05:48 AM
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My Futaba 16SZ sometimes has a problem where it shows the Life battery drops very fast to 6.0 volts but the battery is just fine and was charged that day. I even did a discharge on the pack to make sure the capacity was still good and it was. When it happened I turned the radio off and then back on and it still did the same. Showed 6.6 volts and the went down to 6.0 within a few seconds. When I got home it was working ok. Have seen the radio do this about 4 times.

The radio is set to life pack. I am afraid that I will end up losing an expensive plane because of this.
Would send it to Futaba but it only does this at random and they may never see it happen.
Old 10-13-2021, 05:58 AM
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Hi - if it is doing this with a fully charged pack then it is either a faulty pack or a software glitch. You can either grab a new pack (several after market packs available) or send it to service to get the TX checked.

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