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Old 03-29-2004, 02:51 PM
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I'm trying to find a USB cable to connect my Futaba T6XH radio to my computer. I've been looking around and I can find a couple for $50. Is there any place that sells them cheaper? Thanks in advance!
Old 03-29-2004, 07:15 PM
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I can't find anywhere that the 6XHS uses a USB cable. I know my 6XAS doesn't. As a matter of fact I can't find any Futaba transmitter that will download to a PC. Unless you are talking about a Real Flight gaming interface?

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I'm trying to find a cable to connect my JR XP662 radio to my computer. How do obtain it?
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Hello Rodrigo,
Welcome to RCU.

Is the cable for a simulator? If so I'd look to the simulator's manufacture. They will have one.

If not Horizon Hobby is the distributor.
http://horizon.hobbyshopnow.com/prod...=JRP6812%2A%2A
In a brief look at the manual I find no mention there is a cable to a PC used or available.

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Default RE: USB cable for Radio?

I've also been looking around, found what is probably the same thing you found at milehighwings.com. $50 seems a bit steep for a usb cable to me. But it's starting to look like there's not too may choices since not many manufacturers seem to make them. And I don't want the gameport cable since it won't power the transmitter, and I don't really want to wear out my batteries using it on the simulator.

If anyone knows of a more reasonable source, let's hear it.
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Default RE: USB cable for Radio?

For any of the others of us who are not mind readers, it is a game port cable.
http://www.milehighwings.com/usb_cables.htm
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Old 05-10-2004, 12:59 PM
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I would like to know if exist a software and interface that make posible to send commands from the computer to the radio.
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Hi Rodrigo_sir,

With google look for "pc-to-rc" and you'll find this :
http://www.welwyn.demon.co.uk/PC_RC/PC_to_RC.htm
and this :
http://www.mp.ttu.ee/risto/rc/electronics/pctorc.htm

and probably some more, just GOOGLE !

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Hi Hoc-poc,

Perhaps here :
http://n.ethz.ch/student/maederb/ (selfmade)
http://www.rc-electronics.co.uk
http://www.welwyn.demon.co.uk/fms_lead/fms_lead.htm
http://www.customelectronics.co.uk/index.htm
http://www.milehighwings.com/usb_cables.htm
http://www.geocities.com/simblaster/
http://www.hnpl.net/wt/
http://www.ripmax.com/FS_Simulators_Accessories.html
http://www.modelisme.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=4346 (French)
http://www.ifrance.com/aerofly/GO.htm (French)
http://rcsim.flugmodellbau.de/downlo...erface_USB.pdf
(German : kit)
http://www.modellpilot.de/ (German)
http://www.k-webdesign.com/modellflug/rc-interface.htm (German)

Olivie

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