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Old Jul 23, 2001, 07:03 PM
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Focus III FM help needed!

I have a Focus III FM radio that I'm trying to use with a 555rx. I just
bought a new Xtal for the Rx that is on channel 46, the same as in the Tx.
When I hook every thing up, I get nothing at all. Except for when I cut the
Tx on and off then the servos and motor "twitch" I have freshly charged
batteries in both the plane and the Rx. I bought the Terry from a guy on
line and it came with the speed control and S400 and (2) HS-55 servos! I
have tried my servos that came with the radio package but I still get
nothing. Does it matter where I plug the servos and speed control into the
555 Rx? I have the speed control in the #1 slot and the servos in the 2nd
and 3rd slots from the top. I have no idea what the make of the speed
control is. the cover has been removed and heat shrink placed over the unit.
I do have other speed controls but it seems to me that the servos would
still work if the speed control was bad. Any help would be great!
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Old Jul 23, 2001, 07:28 PM
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The speed control has to be plugged into slot #3.

The aileron servo has to be plugged into slot #1.

The elevator servo has to be plugged into slot #2.

Slot #4 is for a rudder servo if you have one.

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