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Old 05-10-2005, 10:33 AM
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How do you guys feel about mixing and matching radio gear in your cars? I am building a new gas car, and I am wondering how often any of you guys say, use Futaba servos with an Airtronics radio.

Stupid question, I know, but I love Futaba servos and I am looking for a new radio transmitter.
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At one point I used to use a JR radio and Hitec Servos. Then I switched to a Futaba 3PK using Airtonic Servos on a Futaba receiver. And this was on my on-road 1/8 scale that I raced competitively for 2 years. I never had a problem.
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Servos are almost always interchangable brand wise.

I have had airtronics, jr, ko, hitec and futaba servos work fine with airtronics, novak, ko recivers.

Just make sure the wires lign up polarity wise.
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you'll have no problem I run an airtronics radio futaba reciever and jr servos have done it for yrs no problem
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Thanks guys, that's exactly the feedback I was looking for. Much appreciated!


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No problems here, we run an M8 with hitec recievers, and cirrus/ hobby people servos, and airplane batteries to power the electronics in our nitro cars, you will be fine.
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Perfect. I'll be running Futaba digital servos, Spektrum receiver and gear mated to an Airtronics M8.


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