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Airtronics (Older Vanguard FM 6-channel)

Old 01-14-2003, 10:59 PM
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Default Airtronics (Older Vanguard FM 6-channel)

Does anyone know how I can charge this older Vanguard FM 6-channel radio? I spoke to airtronics who said I could use a current JR charger because they were reversed polarity. However I put my quick charger on JR/TX and tried charging it and the light on my charger blinks a couple of times and then stops. It was working for about 5 mins when I first brought it home, so I think the battery is ok. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks!
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The JR transmitter charger jack has reversed polarity from Airtronics. Rx is the same if you have the Z connectors, else you need an adapter from Airtronics for the older ATX connector.

Airtonics is positive center and neg shell on the Tx charger plug. JR is opposite.

You may have blown a fuse or diode in your charger, or not, depending. Reverse the charger leads if you can or you may have to make an adapter cable.
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Default Airtronics (Older Vanguard FM 6-channel)

I have a vanguard 6 channel without z-connecters. I have a sirius charger, and have no problem with charging my TX.

It was a gold stickered tx purchased during a time that you could buy non-gold sticker txs as well.

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