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02-29-2016 02:02 AM  30 months agoPost 1
motorrc

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I have a nitro heli that has a 4.8 volt flight pak. I wish to add some lights to the heli. They are 12v. I wish to use my futaba 9c transmitter to turn the lights off and on remotely, perhaps using switch a, b, f or even more cool, one of the variable switches such as vr a, vr b, or vr c. I figured I could use a 3 cell lipo to power the lights but this probably would require some kind of relay that is switched from the radio through the receiver. I have a 8 channel receiver so there is plenty of room. If anyone has some ideas on how this is done, it would be greatly appreciated.

if it doesn't fit, make it fit.

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02-29-2016 01:58 PM  30 months agoPost 2
cudaboy_71

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sounds like all you need is the switch:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/...led_Switch.html

you'd plug that switch in to a spare channel of your RX, and assign what ever switch of your TX you want to control the lights to that channel.

Then, you solder up the switch inline between the red (pos) of your lights and the red wire of your lipo. You'll just have the black (neg) of your lights grounded directly to the black (neg) of your lipo.

I can draw it up if you like. Let me know.

Good luck. Post pictures when you get it up and running.

if it ain't broke, break it.

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02-29-2016 02:51 PM  30 months agoPost 3
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looks perfect only one problem-out of stock wah!!

if it doesn't fit, make it fit.

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02-29-2016 02:56 PM  30 months agoPost 4
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Please disregard the last post-I found them at the west coast warehouse.

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