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Old 09-19-2010, 10:00 PM
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so i just bought a traxxas emaxx from rc universe and im having problems out of the box. for one thing, the steering wheel turns the opposite way that i ask it to. when i turn my controller to the left, my truck turns to the right. its very confusing to drive. is there an adjustment i can make, or was something installed wrong from the factory?
Old 09-19-2010, 10:08 PM
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reverse the steering servo on your radio,
Old 09-19-2010, 10:12 PM
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ok.. how? also does reverse only work on certain settings, like neutral or 50/50??
Old 09-19-2010, 10:15 PM
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No, it should be down by the on off switch, you can reverse the TH servo or the ST servo, you want the ST
Old 09-19-2010, 10:54 PM
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i have a menu and a set button. i dont see anything for reversing servos
Old 09-19-2010, 11:00 PM
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ORIGINAL: jasonsrc

i have a menu and a set button. i dont see anything for reversing servos
Maybe you can clarify some things for us. You bought a used Emaxx from someone on RCU and it sounds like it came with an aftermarket radio. And it sounds like when you turn one way, the servo responds the opposite way.

Typically you fix that issue by simply hitting a switch on the transmitter ("radio"), or going to the menu item and hit the option to reverse the direction the servo will turn when you send it a signal. A menu button on the radio tells me that you need to tell us what model and brand that radio is so we can figure out where to direct you to go look up instructions on reversing the radio control channels, in this case the one for the steering servo (typically Channel 1). BTW the "channels" I speak of in this context is not the same as the radio frequency "channel" (Channel 1-6 or whatever #) which determines what frequency the radio controller and the receiver talk to each other on.
Old 09-19-2010, 11:18 PM
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i bought it new
http://www.rcsuperstore.com/product_p/tra3903.htm
Old 09-19-2010, 11:30 PM
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You should have received a small menu tree sheet for the transmitter. It's about a 3"X3" paper. On the back of it, it shows the order you have to follow to change the servo direction. The order should be hold menu for 3 sec and release, press menu (for two green blinks), press set (one green blink), press set (one red blink), press set to reverse servo. If that's not right then I'd just look on your menu tree sheet.
Old 09-19-2010, 11:43 PM
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thanks
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problem solved. awesome!!

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