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Help understanding radio gear

Old 02-29-2016, 05:38 AM
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LLCOOLDL
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Default Help understanding radio gear

Hi,

I have a CLOD BUSTER that I will be customizing.

I currently want to get it up and running and the last thing I need is radio gear.

My intention is to have two servos to drive the 4 wheel steering, one front and one back. I want to be able to switch off rear steering on the fly. So that requires two channels.

I will also be running two ESCs as it will be brushless running on LiPo and last time I looked there is no ESC that can handle that.

The question is do I need a 4 channel radio or can I run a 3 channel with y harness connecting the two ESCs (I want them running at the same speed!).


The next question is how do I know that the radio gear I am looking at has the capability to do what I want to it to do. Is there some terminology that I am not familiar with that will tell me if it does this?

For instance I've been looking at these:
KYOSHO SYNCRO RADIO SET KT331P Tx Rx KR331 2.4 Transmitter
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3316892006...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2217256848...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1615969276...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Any advice is very gratefully recieved!

Thanks
Andy

Old 03-18-2017, 12:32 PM
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I would recommend going with a 4 or 5 channel controller. forget about doing the y connection. It is always better to ad more channels then if you need them for upgrades later you have them.
Look at this controller, it will do everything you need and more....https://www.spektrumrc.com/Products/...ProdId=SPM5000

Thanks, Marty.

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