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12-02-2005 08:53 PM  12 years agoPost 1
rroback

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I just bought a two new 611's, for different helis, and worked last night on installing one in my raptor 50.... I had to lengthen the 9256 wire, no biggie, by about 3 inchs.. and my soldering skills are pretty solid ( e-flyer for 5 years..). I mounted the servo.. servo wire wrap.. make it all nice, and go to test, and it doesn't work! I checked my connection, servo wire reversed... spun it around, still no dice. it shouldn't affect anything if I stick in in backwards, correct? Hence the positive and negative being grouped, so you can't give anything -voltage... i tested it with the other 9256, and that one works. any advise?

Rhett..... I can't fly, but the Profi sure can.

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12-02-2005 09:19 PM  12 years agoPost 2
V8Buggy (RIP)

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I added about 8" to mine for my X-spec...

no problems. When you say reversed, was it lengthened correctly and just plugged in backwards? When I did mine, I released the pins from the Futaba blue connector, extended it with wire of the same gauge from another Futaba extension, and then put the pins back into the original plug. Can't see why this would make a difference except preventing plugging it in reversed. If it was just plugged in backwards I think it’s protected for that. Unfortunately I think we both lost our warranty when we cut and lengthened the wire.

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12-02-2005 10:48 PM  12 years agoPost 3
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yup, called futaba.. they said no dice with the warrenty. so i basically just have a dead 120 buck servo. anyone want to repair it for a price?

r

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12-02-2005 11:02 PM  12 years agoPost 4
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Radio South

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12-03-2005 06:17 PM  12 years agoPost 5
perfesser zero

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Center wire...

If you soldered the center wire of the extension to anything other than the center wire on the servo end, you blew it! Center wire (red) is always "Hot" on modern radio gear. As long as it's always there, plugging it in backwards will not make a difference. Better idea next time is to just use a regular extension and tie up the connectors so they will not come apart on you. That's what I do and do not have to worry about blowing up expensive servos (or even cheap ones!).

Later...

Tiger 50 - OS 50SX-H
Hawk Sport - OS 37SZ-H
Raptor 30 - OS 37SZ-H
JR 10X/R950S

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12-04-2005 03:22 AM  12 years agoPost 6
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I soldered it fine. the servo had to of been doa.. but since I soldered it... they won't accept a doa, even though thats what it was.

Rhett..... I can't fly, but the Profi sure can.

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12-04-2005 03:38 AM  12 years agoPost 7
perfesser zero

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DOA...

To bad...well this goes to show you even the new stuff can come in DOA. I deal with computer equipment each and every day. Our users always panic when we tell them something is DOA. They just don't understand how something BRAND NEW can be dead out of the box! They usually ask me how they can avoid this again in the future and I always tell them the same thing..."Never plug it in!" Well anyway, I guess that's an expensive way to find a DOA product in your case.

Later...

Tiger 50 - OS 50SX-H
Hawk Sport - OS 37SZ-H
Raptor 30 - OS 37SZ-H
JR 10X/R950S

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