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09-16-2005, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By FL350

Futaba GY401

Hi, I'm having alot of trouble getting this gyro to work... got it installed in an ARK X400 electric heli, but I can't get it to hold a heading, and I get sporadic tail swings of up to 180...
09-16-2005, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By FL350

Do Gyros go wrong??

Got the Futaba GY401 in an ARK X400 but I just can't seem to get it set up correctly... I've made sure the tail rotor is correctly set up, no play, adequate range etc. but with the gyro operational...
09-03-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By FL350

RE: Hot battery for ARK X400

Great! ... though could you be a bit more specific as to which mah rating for each one so I can look at ordering one... I have a 2040mah pack that came from RC models (whoever they are) which is...
09-03-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By FL350

RE: A little help please

Hi hope you don't mind me butting in... I completely agree with JH... get a good elec heli like the x400. I've also been flying planes for years and have just got into heli's. I started with a...
09-03-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By FL350

Hot battery for ARK X400

Hi all... can any of you recommend a hot Lipo preferably 2200mah plus 11.1V that will actually fit inside the X400 battery section?

Thanks...
08-29-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By FL350

Power surges...???

Got my ARK X400 set up with Align 35A ESC, Align 3300kv motor and 2040mah 12C battery.

When I'm powering up and get to around 50% power (heli still on the deck) I get what seem to be power...
08-29-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By FL350

Align 35A ESC ...Timing??

Hi All,

Just setting up the ESC on an ARK X400... what determines the setting of timing to medium or high on the ESC? I'm using an Align 3300KV motor with 12C 2040mah battery...

Thanks...!
08-28-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By FL350

,Align 35A ESC...Timimg?

Hi All,

Just setting up the ESC on an ARK X400... what determines the setting of timing to medium or high on the ESC? I'm using an Align 3300KV motor with 12C 2040mah battery...

Thanks...!
08-28-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By FL350

Futaba 9CAP - GY401 Gyro

Hi,

I've been flying RC airplanes for 15yrs or so but have just built my first rc heli, and feel very much the novice again! I have no one to help so I hope you can answer a few questions...!
...
08-08-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By FL350

RE: Which connectors battery-ESC?

Ok I'll do that -thanks alot!
08-07-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By FL350

Which connectors battery-ESC?

Hi All,

Just picked up my first heli to build -ARK X400, but have no idea which connectors to install between the battery and ESC in order to allow quick release for charging... the model came...
08-07-2005, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By FL350

Which connectors battery-ESC?

Hi All,

Just picked up my first heli to build -ARK X400, but have no idea which connectors to install between the battery and ESC in order to allow quick release for charging... the model came...
07-21-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By FL350

RE: The Do's and Don'ts - ARK X400

Thanks for that... just curious what motor/ESC/bat pack you are planning on using, and do you think it'd be a good idea to pick up a ccpm kit when I get the x400 and build it first in ccpm form?
07-20-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By FL350

RE: Motor 'KV' rating???

Yup thats a good plan... I'll do the same... just wondered how you'd go about mixing and matching later... and thanks for the insight into the origins too... I seem to remember something similar in...
07-20-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By FL350

RE: Motor 'KV' rating???

Ok thanks... I'm just about to buy an ARK X400 -how would I go about finding the gear ratio and apply it to a 11.1V Li Po/Li Ion in order to make sure I'm getting the most suitable motor/battery pack?
07-20-2005, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By FL350

Motor 'KV' rating???

Since I discovered that I was completely off track with batteries I figured I'd better ask a few more questions...! What exactly is the KV rating as applies to motors, and how would it relate to...
07-19-2005, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By FL350

RE: Number of Cells -whats the difference?

Thanks very much guys -I had it all wrong and you've saved me some headaches trying to figure it all out -I appreciate it!
07-19-2005, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By FL350

RE: Battery pack...number of cells?

Wow! Ok this is opening up whole new dimensions for me... so dare I ask how you apply the ESC, motor and gear ratio to determine the voltage and discharge current needed?

For instance I am...
07-19-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By FL350

RE: Battery pack...number of cells?

Ah yes that makes sense! I was looking at it all wrong... so any 11.1V Li Po or Li Ion will be 3 cell... etc... Thanks for that!
07-19-2005, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By FL350

Number of Cells -whats the difference?

Got this question on the beginners forum as well, but think I might have more luck and hits here...

What exactly is the difference between say a 12 Cell 11.1V Li Po or Li Ion 2100Mah and say a...
07-19-2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By FL350

RE: Gday and a DF/ Honey Bee question

G'day, sport! Sounds like you do have a problem with your chopper... Don't know if you bought it from a shop but that might be you best first port of call... I have family in Perth and I've visited a...
07-19-2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By FL350

RE: Battery pack...number of cells?

Ok yup I know that!

What I need to know is, is there any advantage of having a 11.1V 2100Mah 12Cell pack as opposed to a 11.1V 2100Mah 3Cell pack? If they are both LiPo or Li-Ion why the...
07-18-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By FL350

Battery pack...number of cells?

What exactly is the significance of number of cells per battery pack... say a 2100Mah 3C as opposed to a 2100Mah 12C... I am just about to buy a high capacity pack for a ARK X400 with a 3300KV...
07-18-2005, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By FL350

RE: The Do's and Don'ts - ARK X400

Yup its going to take me a while too, I'm always away with work and got two young kids at home as well... still i'm really looking forward to putting it together and not having to sand any balsa...
07-18-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By FL350

RE: The Do's and Don'ts - ARK X400

Ah really good to hear that! All round it sounds like a good little helicopter... Thanks for taking the time to reply, and for your tips... I'll certainly go ahead and get a decent battery & TREX...
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