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Old 02-22-2005, 10:55 AM   #1
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Default Do you need a 3 channel radio for Nitro??

I was going to buy a Sportwerks Mayhem Pro ARR (just requires radio) as my first nitro vehicle (I have 2 electrics right now), and I was hoping to use my radio JR XR2i radio for it, but it is only a 2 channel radio, and I think that I need a 3 channel....is this right, or will I be ably to use a 2 channel??

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Old 02-22-2005, 07:02 PM   #2
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not all nitro requiry 3 channel...

normaly the third channel is use for reserve...
and mostly only 1/8 monster truck need reverse..

for example..my 1/10 HPI NMT use 2 channel
but my 1/8 savage.25 use 3.

it all about how many servo do that car need..steering,card and sometime reverse
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Old 02-26-2005, 11:16 PM   #3
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2 channel will be fine..
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Old 02-27-2005, 07:26 AM   #4
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My Revo came with a 3 channel
I put a 3 channel in my Savage SS
The channels control the servo's You will need 1 channel for throttle and 1 channel for steering. If you want or need reverse then you will want a 3rd channel. I believe most rtr's come with a 3 channel.
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Most trucks need a three channel reciever. Cars only need one if you have an amb transponder but you can stiill getaway with a two channel reciever if you use a y conector
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Three channels are nice to have, because three channel radios are usually better quality, with better signals, and you can plug accessories into the third port, like voltage monitors or personal transponders.
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