im new to this, but never the less going to try to build a quad camera platform, i am probably going to use the hobbyking 30A bl speed controller(x4) and i was windering if this would be an adequate reciever. i want something that has decent rang and that it pretty easy to use. plz give me ANY suggestions. thx
Max this is a receiver and works with a few Transmitter. The best being the turnigy9XV2. That said, most four channel and above will run a Quad fine. This is because the Flight Controller Board (FCB) does all the hard work. The FCB has 3 gyros and flies the Quad with input from you via a Transmitter / Receiver. A good FCB to start with is the KK2.1. It makes everything easy with a LCD screen and is a good price.
Alexander, I think the power range is 5V-6V. 7.4v is a nono unless with a UBEC.
Asadullah, you can power the receiver with any of the channels, but keep in mind that you might only be able to use one as most BECs supply 5V, and 2 or more 5V will fry your reciever.
If you want to power your receiver using a seperate battery pack and not the BEC from your ESC, then you can disconnect the BEC from the ESC. It literally takes 5 seconds, cut or remove the red wire of the reciever connector of your ESC, and voila, the ESC no longer powers your reciever.
Asadullah, point is that if you try to power the receiver from more than one source, the power sources will be fighting against each other, unless they provide exactly the same voltage. So that's why you need to choose one power source to feed the receiver. power can be provided on any channel.
The problem with trying to use more than one power source is the voltages of different ESC/BEC's are not exactly the same so they try to correct each others voltage. For instance the one BEC/ESC may be 5.01V and the other BEC/ESC 4.99V and the 5.01V BEC/ESC will supply more current to increase the output voltage to 5.01V and the 4.99V BEC/ESC will draw more current to get the output 4.99V. The alternatives are to use a single BEC/ESC that can supply enough current or to make a wire harness that supply the power some of the servos separate from the receiver but receive the servo signal output from the receiver.
Type your review here. Try to include as much data as possible. Just received the (2) HK-TR6A V2 & (1)HK-GT2R receivers that I ordered less than 2 wks. ago. All of the receivers bond with my Turnigy 9X V2 transmitter instantly and seem to work properly. Still need to do range checks but based on the other reviews that I read, I do not expect any problems. These receivers are so much smaller & lighter that the Turnigy 9 ch. V2 reciever. Only misses that I see is that the TR6A receivers do not have the notchs in the case for the Futaba type connectors and do not show the orintation (s -) for the connectors. The neg. (black) lead is oriented to side of the case (away from the label). These are probably the cheapest 2.4GHz receivers on the market. Will by more the next time that they are in stock.
I bought 3 of these and am very happy with all of them. They seem rock solid-glitch free.I use these with the Turnigy 9x radio and the V2 firmware and Turnigy module.They bind instantly with transmitter.They are so much lighter than the Turnigy 8 channel receivers.Turnigy 9x receivers work great as well but they are much to heavy for park flyers and smaller RC planes and Heli.Here is some advice for these new receivers.Take apart the case and add some hot glue to the antenna where it connects to the PCB board.I also like to add a little glue to the aerial unit by stripping off the heat shrink tubeadd a little glue to the inside of the brass tube and then center the wire while the hot glue sets up.I than will use some 4mm Turnigy heat shrink tube over the aerial and now it wont pull apart as easy in a crash and looks a little better with the Turnigy labeled shrink tube.I also color code for either planes or helis with different color tubing.I also advise that if you are using several of these that you bind each one individually with your transmitter set on the appropriate model in your model memory.Example you want to use this with model number 4 (HK 450 heli) on your transmitter.Before binding set your transmitter to model 4 than bind it.For best results only use this with model 4.If you want to use in a different model re-bind it.I have found they work slightly more precisely when you do this.Overall these are best combo of value and quality in the world today.Buy ten to
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Very simple to bind with Turnigy 9X V2. You only have to know, the bind cord goes into the Bat.port of the receiver for binding.
Heard a rumor that these worked with the Turnigy 9X so I ordered a handfull. They do indeed work with the 9X and are smaller and lighter than the stock receiver. Not a single problem any of the units thus far.
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Just for your information - I've range tested this receiver as well as the turnigy 9x receiver at a direct line of site with the plane on the ground an the antenna oriented straight up. All receivers were rock solid at 1.2 miles.
Unfortunately I can't get any farther away without going behind a hill so I don't know how far they will really go. 1.2 miles is plenty far enough!