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Old 08-22-2010, 05:04 PM   #1
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Default Which failsafe for DBX, 6V Alkaline, analog receiver?

I'm going to add a failsafe to my Kyosho DBX and not sure which to get? I use 4AA Alkaline batteries in the receiver, and I think the analog Kyosho brand receiver is actually made by Futaba. Is this failsafe any good?

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXEYG2&P=7

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Old 08-23-2010, 03:30 AM   #2
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That fail-safe only works if you have power. Lose the batts. and it can't work. Use the A-E spring or rubber bands. Theres twentie threads on here about it, do a search.
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I'm not really worried about the batteries going dead, more about loosing signal. When my buggy flips upside down sometimes I momentarily loose signal and the engine will sometimes race for a second or two as I sprint over to it. I mentioned the Alkaline batteries because most of the failsafes mention being compatible with various rechargeable batteries, but none seem to mention being compatible with Alkaline. I'm not sure why it would make a difference, but thought I would ask before spending the cash.
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The Ofna failsafe will work with Alkaline batts.
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Lose the alkalines, and get a rechargeable pack. You've got so many connection points that could easily fail, not to mention 4 shoddy cells that could fail as well. one failure = runaway = done.
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