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Dec 26, 2012, 08:35 PM
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receiver compatibility


Just received Flyzone's new DHC-2 Beaver for Christmas.
Can I use a Spectrum AR500 receiver in lieu of one installed ?
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Dec 26, 2012, 08:52 PM
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yes, but flaps will have to be on channel 5 (gear channel) meaning you'll have to mix your flaps channel to the gear channel to control them from your usual switch/slider.
Dec 27, 2012, 08:59 AM
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AR500 receiver use


Thanks for the response. Can I just use the gear switch for flaps instead of flaps switch (DX6i) ?
Also, this plane has lights. Can these switches be plugged in ?
Dec 27, 2012, 01:50 PM
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With just a 5 channel Rx you will need a Y-harness so you can plug the lights in parallel with one of the other channels. The lights just require power, no signal needed.
Dec 27, 2012, 02:52 PM
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yes, just using the gear switch will be fine. Lights can be plugged into any channel with a y-harness.

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