Optima 6 stopped working after 2 weeks powered storage
I recently installed and checked out an Optima 6 into one of my airplanes. I forgot to remove the motor battery and had shelved the airplane. When I decided to fly the airplane a couple weeks later, I discovered that the motor battery was still plugged in and now discharged. So I plugged in a new motor battery, turned on, receiver LED is illuminated and no servo movement. I tried rebinding and still no servo movement. I also tried using the SPC plug using another external 12V battery and still no servo movement. The Transmitter works fine with another receiver. Removed the case and did not observe any stressed components. Don't know what happened to the receiver when it was mistakenly left on for a couple weeks.
Any ideas what caused the receiver to die after powered on storage? Would reflashing the receiver do any good?
Hitec AFHSS ID-Setup (Bind) with your 5V? Rx battery (4 cell or 6v 5 cell rechargeable fully charged) via the SPC port. (Disconnect ESC)
If after two attempts, reset is not established, refer direct to:
Hitec Warranty & Service - homepage.
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