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Old 06-21-2009, 02:12 AM   #1
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Default KoPropo 2.4Module failed

Yesterday, when I tried to run for the first time this day my car transmitter/receiver couldn't bind. I thought it might be due to low battery on transmitter (10.6) so I put some charge.
I tried again and it worked. I prepared the car and then when I turned on both again no bind and I could smell that smell when an esc fried. It was the module that the smell came from

I opened it and saw at the right bottom a melted circuit.

Does anyone know why that happened?! I have 40MHz and spectrum module handy but I'm afraid to put any of it in case they fry too!!

Is it my consideration valid?

What do you think?!
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Old 06-22-2009, 11:37 AM   #2
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I'm sorry I can't help but it looks like there's another problem we have to be looking out for .....
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Old 06-23-2009, 01:35 PM   #3
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Default KO staff PLEASE HELP..!

my KO 2.4G module failed 30 minutes ago...

last usage was sunday 21/06/09... it failed suddenly, no prior error or anything... i was trying to setup my car, so i tried to swith my helios 'on' but nothing appear so i tried another battery... same thing... so i swithed to my 40mhz module n retried... everything ok...

my 2.4G module does produce a smell... very minor but i guess it's gone... by the way, i'm in malaysia... wher whould i send it to warranty..? should i send the country i bought it or KO japan or any KO distributor..? how long usually it takes for a replacement or repaired unit to return to me..? more races r on its way next month...

car kit: Serpent S400
esc: KO BMC v1.5
motor: SP 11.5T
receiver: KO 2.4G
module: KO 2.4G
radio: KO EX-10 Helios
battery: Orion 3800 LiPo

it was running perfectly ok for 5 minutes or so before i turned it 'off' n 'on' again, then module failed... please help...


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