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10-05-2021, 02:51 AM
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Posted By ddaveb

16iz charging

How can the battery which is 7.4v be charged from a USB power source which is 5v?
07-01-2020, 06:06 AM
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Posted By ddaveb

t18s1i 3.9e update

Hi I have installed update 3.9e on t18sz1 from Ripmax website so official & noticed that models stored on SD card can not be selected they are listed but the option to select is missing is this a...
04-07-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By ddaveb

T18 T16 3.8update

The Sd card icon was added in update v1.4 but I was mistaken the icon only appears when a model from the Sd card is selected& it is still working so all good
04-07-2020, 05:42 AM
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Posted By ddaveb

update 3.8 18sz1/16sz1

Hi I have both a T18sz & T16sz I have updated them both with update 3.8 & have noticed that the icon indicating that a Sd card is inserted is no longer displayed on screen but the cards are still...
12-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By ddaveb

Fasst protocol in UK

Hi please can you clarify what the new legistration in Europe means to Fasst users I believe that update ver5 for the 14Sg allows this radio to conform with this new spec but that non Futaba RX's...
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Views: 964
Posted By ddaveb

Yes I agree I have used Futaba since I started...

Yes I agree I have used Futaba since I started flying RC in the mid seventies but Iam a little disillusioned with them not just because of this 12fg replacement issue but they never seem to respond...
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Posted By ddaveb

Replacement for Futaba 12fg

Hi has any body any info on a replacement for the futaba 12fg had mine for over 6years now dont want a 14 sg as that would be down grading 18 mz too expensive?? daveb
07-04-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By ddaveb

RE: Difference between T10C with module and Integrated T10 Futaba Xtr?

Not much difference the intergrated version has a heicopter swash ring setting maybe a couple of other small tweaks but basically the same
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Posted By ddaveb

RE: Old futaba radios

The model on the right Fp4l uses a modern type encoder & in the uk was on the 35mhz band & is compatible with any of the present 35mhz rx's 10khz spacing & is just like using any 35mhz radio...
Replies: 12
Views: 4,885
Posted By ddaveb

RE: frsky with FASSTest?

If you are in 7 channel mode press link button on frsky Rx & turn your transmitter on & it should link it's a slightly different process than it is with a genuine Futaba Rx
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Posted By ddaveb

RE: Hitec Aurora 9 keeps reversing channels automatically??

Make a note of which way the channel is moving in your tx servo moniter to eliminate servo or mechanical oddities
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Views: 6,488
Posted By ddaveb

RE: I fear I may have purchased a fake spektrum system

Why would you buy a second hand radio for nearly $150 what is the price for a new one from your lhs here in the UK a new dx6i is about £90 which is around $140???
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Views: 753
Posted By ddaveb

RE: RC Reciever for light switch

If you want to build your own switch there are plenty of low cost circuits available on the internet just us a suitable relay for your light here is an example

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Posted By ddaveb

RE: 12FG discontinued

I think that the statement that the 12fg was the same price as the 14sg is misleading £495 for the 12fg was for the battery,charger & manual only the 14 sg can be purchased for £424 from Kings Lynn...
11-21-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By ddaveb

Futaba RX's & HV servos

Hello I am after some information on Futaba receivers & HV servos first of I can't see ay specifications for range on the followinfg receivers

Fasst R7008SB, 6208SB
Fhss R2008SB....
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Posted By ddaveb

RE: Dx8 to futaba?

You Spektrum guys just won't admit to what is clearly an inferior system the only parrot response to crashes are battery or use a 6v pack ,Futaba or Hitec works fine with 4.8v spektrum is just too...
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Views: 15,996
Posted By ddaveb


Hi the radio that I would reccomend is the 8Fg it offers the best combination of features for the price is software upgradeable & can store thousands of models on it's Sd card ,the 6ex although...
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Posted By ddaveb

RE: Full-size 727 controlled by Futaba 8FG!

If they only wanted to crash it they should have used a Spektrum radio .
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Posted By ddaveb

RE: Help!!!!! I have a DX6i problem that we cant figure out.

The resistance of the switch harness must be droping the battery voltage down to below the normal operating voltage for the receiver try another switch harness with thicker leads. . Also some servos...
07-17-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,408
Posted By ddaveb

RE: What is this on my DX8

I've seen this type of thing many times having worked in the electronics industry for close on 40 years & the corrosion on your board is due to the board having been exposed to moisture maybe even...
07-10-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By ddaveb

RE: Calling futaba TX EXPERTS

Are you mixing up dual conversion RX Xtals with single conversion ones if wrong type is put in RX low range will result
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Posted By ddaveb

Hello Futaba forgotten 12fg user here

How about a much awaited software upgrade for the 12fg radio that includes stick calibration like the 8fg had ages ago . It seems to me that 12fg owners are being ignored in favour of the cheaper 8fg...
12-07-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,557
Posted By ddaveb

RE: Jr 10X Transmitter Battery Problem.

I can't belive that anyone would fly whilst relying on the spring connections in a TX the first thing I do with any Tx is to make a soldered connection to the battery via a plug & socket for battery...
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Views: 2,448
Posted By ddaveb

RE: Hobby King Orange FASST receiver 8 channel

Jitter is also caused if the transmiter failsafe is not disabled the servos will twitch every 5 seconds or so
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Views: 5,119
Posted By ddaveb

RE: Futaba 12FG - is it worth it to upgrade to Li-po

Yes it is worth putting a Lipo in a 12fg the current draw on a 12fg is a lot greater than the 8fg around 500mA so you will only get around 3hrs if the Rf is on. There is no risk to the electronics...
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