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Old Dec 14, 2011, 12:28 AM
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Flap/Aileron wiring connectors?


What is your prefered connector for "automatic" connection of flap and aileron wiring?

How do the male/female plugs mate correctly when there is dihedral on both joining surfaces?

Thanks for your response.
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Old Dec 14, 2011, 12:40 AM
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My preference is not to have automatic connection. It is just something else to mis-align and then get broken in a rough landing. I prefer loose wires which plug together and then get shoved into a recess. I just think it is more reliable than fixed connectors on each wing half, or from wing to fuselage.
Old Dec 14, 2011, 08:56 AM
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I agree not to have automatic connections. On my builds one half is fixed but the other half is loose with a little extra wire.

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Old Dec 14, 2011, 09:17 AM
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A suggestion.


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What is your prefered connector for "automatic" connection of flap and aileron wiring?

How do the male/female plugs mate correctly when there is dihedral on both joining surfaces?

Thanks for your response.
FlyVA

A few days ago I posted an entry in my build thread for a harness for dlgs that I am building that might be useful here. Check out the site:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...9&postcount=78

I hope that this helps.

Alan
Old Dec 14, 2011, 11:42 AM
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One half is fixed but the other half is loose with a little extra wire.
+1

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Old Dec 14, 2011, 05:52 PM
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Mounting plates?


Anyone have a source for multiplex 6 pin mounting plates?

Are plates available for both male and female plugs?
Old Dec 14, 2011, 06:23 PM
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Mounting plates?
Anyone have a source for multiplex 6 pin mounting plates? 

Are plates available for both male and female plugs?
I got mine from Desert Aircraft. Here is the link:

http://www.desertaircraft.com/page.p...tecAccessories

John
Old Dec 15, 2011, 11:45 AM
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Great! Thanks John.


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