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Squid Squid's icon
 2007-12-15 14:21:50
Hello people a very not so green newbie here

I have a Raptor 30 which at present has futaba servo's etc but i wish to replace 4 of the 5 servo's and receiver with Spektrum,

My Issue is i wish to keep the Gy401 gyro & the S9254 servo which accompanies it,will there be any issues with the use of Spektrum & Futaba gear together ?

And are the connectors going to have to be changed on the 9254 so it can connect to the Spektrum receiver and if so where can i get said connectors ?

Many Thanks for any assistance given

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Sbrown5925 Sbrown5925's icon
 2007-12-15 14:29:22
As I understand it, there is no problem with using a Futaba gyro and servo with specktrum.
As for the connector on your 9254, this will stay the same as it still plugs into the gyro, but the plugs that are in the gyro will need "a trim".
Futaba have that little side spline on them that normally locate into a slot on a Futaba Reciever. Normally you just take a sharp knife and trim this off, which will leave a plug of the same profile as the spektrum.

If others know different, please let me know too.

Si smilie

Squid Squid's icon
 2007-12-15 14:32:53
Cheers for the quick response !!

I think even i could trim a little without to much grief

Thanks again

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Simon_S Simon_S's icon
 2007-12-16 16:27:57
I am using Futaba servos and gyros in all my models with Spektrum 2.4 and have had no problems at all. I have been using Spektrum since July so I have had literally hundreds of flights.
I usually file the connectors down on the servos.

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