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Old 04-25-2004, 05:01 PM
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Default Broken reciver from crash!!!

I flew my slow stick into a pole at the baseball diamond next to my house. Other than a broken prop and the landing gear falling off the only problem is ch. 2 on my reciver wont work.

Does anyone know why this is or how I can fix it? I know it is not my servo, i checked them. All other channels work. When I plug in the servo into ch. 2 i hear that its geting power, but no movment when i use my radio.


Can anyone help?
Old 04-25-2004, 08:38 PM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Send the receiver back to the manufacturer. There's no other way to get it fixed properly.
Old 04-25-2004, 09:14 PM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

And the cost of repairing it will likely be near the cost of a new one. Sorry.

You can call the manufacturer and ask for an estimate. At least with Futaba and Hitec.
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Channel 1 3 and 4 works.... can I adapt that to my slow stick? I use the hitec laser 4 radio.
Old 04-26-2004, 12:26 AM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

ORIGINAL: FlybyPDX

Channel 1 3 and 4 works.... can I adapt that to my slow stick? I use the hitec laser 4 radio.
Probably not. 1&4 are ailerons and rudder. 3 is throttle. Unless you can learn to make your plane go up and down by moving the left stick left and right, you're going to have to fix or replace your receiver.
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Thats what I thought. I dont think that would be much fun trying to learn... lol! Not that im going to buy one because My reciver is broken... but is there radios with assignable channels?
Old 04-26-2004, 01:57 AM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Yes, but they cost a whole lot. More than is practical for a slow stick.
Old 04-26-2004, 11:38 AM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Yeah.... maybe some day.


Thanx thought for the info guys!
Old 04-26-2004, 01:33 PM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

From the description of the cause and the symptoms I would assume this is a mechanical failure. I would open it up and look for a broken solder joint and reflow it. Sometimes they arent easily seen, in that case Id just reflow the connections on everything on that channel's circuit. Is this inadvisable since we are dealing with radio equipment (albeit a reciever)?
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

already did that, no visual flaws on the board.
Old 04-26-2004, 07:56 PM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

Try plugging your battery in to#2 and see if you rx works if it does not you have a black - or a red+ pin in rx open. A repiar shop can solder it for you! can be checked with a volt meter.
Old 04-26-2004, 08:52 PM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

have you checked your servos on all the channels,, one for one? could be a dead servo. dick
Old 04-27-2004, 12:09 AM
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

I have already tested both servos, and ch. 1,3,and 4 work too.

When I plug my SC into ch. 2... Ch. 1,3 and 4 work with servos but motor does not run. So power goes in through ch. 2, but no signal out.


But like i said, when I have everything pluged into the proper place, I can hear that ch. 2 servo has power, It just wont respond to my radio actions.
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Default RE: Broken reciver from crash!!!

sounds like a mail shipment to radio service center is in order. also replacement reciever cost isn't too much these days. dick

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