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Old 06-02-2005, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by v0rtex
Anyone had any luck soldering 12 gauge wires to thier GTX? I need to replace the wires on mine and only have the 12 gauge deans wet-noodle..

or dont bother? just get some more 14 gauge?
the differnce between the 12 & 14 gauge is very minimal, so i'd say just go with the 14.
but if it's 12 gauge you have just get the pliers & keep twisting the cable so that way it will fit the holes of the curcuit board. also make sure you iron is nice & hot so you can solder fast, you don't want to transfer to much heat into the curcuit board.
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Old 06-03-2005, 02:04 AM
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Originally Posted by jw92656
I looked through each of the postings, but did not see this question asked unless I missed it. The GTX has two brake styles 1. Minimum Brake 2. Drag Brake. Can anyone explain how each one functions ? I love this product, and know there is awesome support, but there are no descriptions as to what each setting does. Once I understand the brakes, I would love to know what the other settings achieve like Drive Frequency, Minimum Drive Percentage, Minimum Brake Percentage, and Dead Band ??? Can describe this to a newbie ? Thanks
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Drag brake is a setting to add brake when you ease off the throttle ie when the stick (or wheel) is returning to neutral - the speedo will automatically add brake.
Minimum brake - I'm not sure - but maybe just what it says - minimum brake applied as you brake
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Old 06-03-2005, 04:07 PM
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hey guys, i just ordered a GTX. could someone confirm that it works perfectly fine with a 3PK HRS system and a Futaba S9550 servo. has anyone had issues with this combination or will it work perfectly? thanks
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I've tried both HRS and spektrum with both GTX and S9550 servo with no problems.
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Old 06-03-2005, 05:07 PM
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I've run my 3PK in HRS mode with a GTX and Futaba s9550 with no problems at all. I think I ran this combo in my EvoIV, 415, and Yokomo SD with a RaySpeed chassis. No issues that I noticed.
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Old 09-12-2005, 06:44 AM
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I'm looking to get a button for my GTX. I took a hard shot this weekend, and the case split open and the button fell out. I searched this forumn and found that GTX replacement cases may be available soon. Has that happened yet? Where can I get a button -- or I need to, where can I get the entire case?

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Old 09-12-2005, 11:21 AM
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Takt- Cases are only available through our CS department. And only one option, the entire case with button.

It's $4.75 plus shipping and handling (usually $2.50)

Email me or call our CS department.

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Old 09-12-2005, 11:24 AM
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Thank you Charlie!

You have email.
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Old 09-12-2005, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by jw92656
I looked through each of the postings, but did not see this question asked unless I missed it. The GTX has two brake styles 1. Minimum Brake 2. Drag Brake. Can anyone explain how each one functions ? I love this product, and know there is awesome support, but there are no descriptions as to what each setting does. Once I understand the brakes, I would love to know what the other settings achieve like Drive Frequency, Minimum Drive Percentage, Minimum Brake Percentage, and Dead Band ??? Can describe this to a newbie ? Thanks
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1. minimum brakes is the amount of break thats applied at the point where the neutral position turns to breaks, the higher the % than the more or stronger the brakes are at this position
2. drag brakes are when you let of the throttle and the speed controller is in neutral it will automaticly brake slightly without you needing to apply the brakes, i personally hate this and never use it.
3. drive frequency put simply effects the punch the car has. the lower the khz number the more 'punch' it will have but it will sacrafise top speed by doing this, in stock 27t go for the lowest khz (1khz) number you can, in 19t go for somewhere towards 1khz, maybe like 2 - khz. in mod go for the highest khz number you can.
4.minimum drive is the same as minimum brakes, its just the % of the total amount of throttle applied when the neutral position turns to throttle
5.dead band is the amount of stick movement before anything happens to the throttle, eg, the higher the dead band the more you will have to move the stick for it to effect your car.

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Does anyone know how to set the GTX back to factory defaults?
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Old 09-12-2005, 01:09 PM
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isnt it just have the car off with radio on and press and hold the set button, while pressing set button, turn car on, light will flash and stay on red, release the set button, and go full throttle until solid green, then go to full brake where it will flash green, after that release throttle to neutral and will light red and be back to settings of default #3. i could be wrong, but i am pretty sure thats how to do it. go to teamnovak.com. there are the instruction manuals there.
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Old 09-12-2005, 01:27 PM
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Yes, performing the one touch setup on the ESC will return all the settings to the default factory settings.
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Old 12-09-2005, 08:30 AM
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Any info on the new spec GTX?
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Old 12-09-2005, 09:33 AM
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This is probably the wrong place to ask but....would anyone happen to know the part number for the output wiring harness for the GT7 w/diode built in? I was at the Novak website and could not find it. I need to rewire two of my GT7s.

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Originally Posted by JayBee
So the new KO VFS-1 Pro w/ setting adapter and card I got today is junk -JB
Well, maybe Rapida guys are even more depressed than you j/k it's junk because rapida esc often dead before race begin

Seriously...... , some drivers in my home track ( hot & humid weather, 32C-34C ) have shutdown problems with VFS1 and VFS1 Pro. They must use small fan to cool the esc and pray alot so the esc is able to finish a modified race. ( 7T, 8T motors ).
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