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Old 12-28-2013, 08:54 AM
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Hi guys

I am in process of trying to set up a new plane on electric. I am wondering what the distance between the esc and receiver should be? Is there any danger of rf noise getting into the receiver from the esc? I suspect so as there is an rf choke in the receiver lead on my Castle unit.

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Old 12-28-2013, 08:32 PM
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I have heard you need to have them far apart. Yet I have flown my helicopter on 72 for years with the Rx tie wrapped to the top of the ESC. When I switched to 2.4g I put it in the same place, never had an issue. I have run my antenna between the servos, put the Rx on top of, besides, under all of the electronics on board and never had an issue.

So, this is how I do it. You mileage may vary.


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thanks for info Buzz
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Just range check it, If Ok fly. If no range, move stuff.
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2.4 doesn't benefit from an RF choke, but it won't hurt anything.

As others have said, range testing is your friend.

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