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Old 02-05-2006, 11:21 PM
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Will I ever need more than 2 channels if I am running electric cars only?
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Default RE: Do I need more than 2 channels

not unless u race then u need a 3d channel for a transponder but not all tracks require them
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Default RE: Do I need more than 2 channels

Don't really need the 3rd channel for transponder. You can use a Y cable to get around that.
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Your both right, the only reason I got a 3-channel was because 2-channel FM's are hard to come by. You almost have to by the 3 channel to get the benefits of FM.
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there is NO 2 channel FM that is futaba quality available to the public... I got lucky and got one from a tester testing crystals
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Default RE: Do I need more than 2 channels

slightly off topic, but I have a nitro with 3ch trans and 4ch receiver. what are the uses for this? how do lighting kits setup (do i have to run from my receiver pack, or can i have a separate battery and just use 3rd channel for a switch?
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slightly off topic, but I have a nitro with 3ch trans and 4ch receiver. what are the uses for this? how do lighting kits setup (do i have to run from my receiver pack, or can i have a separate battery and just use 3rd channel for a switch?
Without a 4 channel transmitter, the only thing the 4th channel on your receiver is good for is powering something, like a transponder, or... lights.
I don't know how to control lights, but i'm sure there's some solution out there to switch them on and off (and probably power them) with the third channel.
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ram rc lighting sells a switch that plugs right into the reciever its mostly used for smoke systems on planes but it will work for anything. so u flip a switch on ur tx and lights will turn on
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there is NO 2 channel FM that is futaba quality available to the public... I got lucky and got one from a tester testing crystals
What about the Futaba Magnum Junior
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That's what I have

If you can gimme a link to where you can buy it...
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Spektrum Dx2
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yes I am looking into the dx2. Does anyone have an opinion?
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i just got a dx2 today. so far the adjustments you can make are qiute amazing. it atamatically choices from 79 different frequinces so no more crystyles. i got one because i got tired of people with the same or simaliar frequence jack with me. i just installed it tody, havent had a chance to run it because its ranning. but so far i like it.
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where did you buy it?
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i got mine off ebay for $169 + free ship.
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If you can gimme a link to where you can buy it...
How many do you want? Here is one for starters.

http://www.funrcboats.com/ProductInf...=FUT2PEKA3003F

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