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Old 05-12-2005, 12:22 AM   #16
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Default Re: failsafe

Originally posted by CHUCKMANDO
Did anyone hear that the specktrum failsafe only works for interfereance and range? This comes from my lhs from the company. That is not a cool thing to omit, esp after I bot one.
I've checked the operation of the failsafe in all but two areas, low Rx battery and interferance, seeing as i've not been able to find anything to cause interferance, nuff said. The low Rx voltage I didn't want to take the chance.
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Old 05-12-2005, 03:49 AM   #17
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Default Re: Re: failsafe

Originally posted by joemugen
if you are worried about it, you can always but an external fail safe. but i think the spektrum is still definitely one of the best bargains in r/c. (besides my 4mm kyosho rrr shock towers
Agreed, but it is like false advertizing. Why add extra to the car if not needed. I ran my 3pk with pcm and hrs receivers, and their failsafes work all the way around.
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Old 05-12-2005, 05:45 AM   #18
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true, that is why i have not added an external failsafe...
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Old 05-12-2005, 05:50 AM   #19
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I had one small problem yesterday. When i switched on the throttle servo was not in the centre, it had jumped so that the brake was full on. When i applied throttle it would move the servo as normal but it was like the trim was way out.

When i switched off and on again it was ok. The system worked all day with no single flaw. The failsafe cut in when it lost signal due to very low transmitter power

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Old 05-12-2005, 06:22 AM   #20
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Even if you use PCM, if you have low receiver voltage...you won't get failsafe. Jeesh
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Old 05-13-2005, 09:03 PM   #21
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Just got one, installed, no problems. If there was an RC product of the Century award to be handed out, this would be it.

Can't wait to use it, thanks!
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