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Old Jan 17, 2008, 10:34 PM
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AA rx board help......actuator mod-4mm pager motor

Hi all,

I posted this in the indoor section but have had no replies. Thought I would try here!

Im sure some of you have seen some of my micro creations either here or on other boards. Although this is not plane related, the rx board I want to use is. I am building some 5" racing boats and would like to use the AA electronics for testing. I need to know how to do the act mod but in place of the act Id like to use a 4mm pager motor for more torque and it will be cheaper to mass produce with a pager motor vs. an act. I have seen Nitros Tutorial on this but dont fully understand it. Also do I need to perform the no thottle steering mod to make this work?
Here are the boats I am talking about.




Thanks for any help,
Matt
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Old Jan 18, 2008, 02:35 AM
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Get an AirHogs UBI, I believe it is still @ Target web site for $11.99. That plane is single motor plus actuator and the actuator drive circuit should be able to handle the 4mm pager motor.
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Old Jan 19, 2008, 09:57 AM
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One note on the AirHogs UBI, this post describes how that board will not take a bigger motor as it is - it will cut off the power:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...75#post8796075
So, if you're looking for good power, you'll have to look elsewhere or get into mods.
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