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Terry

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6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« on: January 08, 2020, 01:48:02 PM »

Hi Gents, I have finally gone 2.4GHz (bought a Futaba 2HR). The destructions say 6 volts for the Tx, can I get away with 4.8 ?


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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2020, 02:05:01 PM »

Would work for a very reduced period. Low voltage warning kicks in at 4volts
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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2020, 02:17:07 PM »

I would opt for 6v at 4.8v you are very near to fail safe and if your tx shuts down your
Rx would go into fail safe mode and whatever you have set that at in some cases full
Forwards you could lose your model, that has happened on our lake.
Stick to 6v.


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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2020, 03:47:04 PM »

Transmitters these days take very little current c/w those we used even ten years ago. By all means fit 4 x 1.5v alkaline cells BUT make sure they're a reputable make (e.g. Duracell) and not those cheap ones from the local discount store ("Euroland"?).
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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2020, 05:20:51 PM »

("Euroland"?)
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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2020, 07:08:57 PM »

("Euroland"?)
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Re: 6 Volts or 4.8 Volts
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2020, 08:20:55 AM »

Thanks for the replies, 6 volt it is, alles klar.


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