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Old 07-30-2007, 05:23 AM
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Default futaba 149DP with 6v

i have been using a futaba 149DP with 6v supply forever...suddenly one reciever has gone crazy. It jitters with a 6v supply. In case of a 4.8v it behaves. What could have happened out of the blue?
Old 07-30-2007, 07:35 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

how does a Rx jitter?
Old 07-30-2007, 07:50 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

well...ofcourse the rx doesnt [&:] ..but the servos that are connected to it do....move at will..and when moved with sticks..start jittering.
Old 07-30-2007, 07:55 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

just playing!

sometimes it is normal for the servos to jitter a bit with a very fresh....just off the charger battery.....


does it go away after a few minutes or does it stay....?

which servos?
Old 07-30-2007, 08:48 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

doesnt go...it stays. Srvos are JR 3421 digitals and some more...besides servos jittering, the ones that dont jitter move jerkily.
Old 07-30-2007, 10:25 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

Any strange behavior on a receiver should be resolved. I would pack it up and send it to Futaba for a checkout. If you have had a hard landing or two on it, or there is a lot of viberation, it may have lost one of it's ceramic filters. The 149DP is worth the cost of having it repaired by Futaba.

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Old 07-30-2007, 10:28 AM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

hmm..it was in my 33% extra 300 powered with a da100. I guess the vibrations got to it then? Will send it across.........
Old 07-30-2007, 01:41 PM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

Yep, get it looked at, cheaper then replacing a plane.
Old 07-30-2007, 09:18 PM
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Default RE: futaba 149DP with 6v

You may want to checkif the servos can handle the 6V... I understand some JR have issues...

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