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Futaba - FUTK6902   513886204562 4513886204562
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Futaba 6EX 6-Channel 2.4GHz Heli Radio/4 S3001 Servos
Futaba 6EX 6-Channel 2.4GHz Heli Radio/4 S3001 Servos
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Instruction Manuals: Manual 1 (122 KB)
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    This is the Futaba 6EX Heli Transmitter with the 2.4GHz FASST system,
          R617FS 7-ch Receiver and four S3001 Ball Bearing Servos.

FEATURES: Futaba's FASST (Futaba Advanced Spread Spectrum Technology) shifts very quickly virtually eliminating signal conficts and interruptions unlike other 2.4GHz systems that only stay on one or two frequencies R617FS high sensitivity receiver weighs only 0.25oz (7g) without case yet is a full range system for all aircraft from giant scale to Park Flyer applications-no need to buy separate receiver for specific aircraft rubber grommets installed where antennas exit to eliminate stress and fraying of the wires Dual antenna diversity enables FASST system to automatically and seamlessly select the best reception between the two antennas built into the receiver ensuring that the aircraft stays under constant control of transmitter regardless of altitude Pre-Vision Packet Screening technology scans incoming data for potential problems and applies sophisticated error correction techniques for solid impenetrable link with model Easy Link system features a unique ID code in the transmitter that links to the receiver insuring that receiver only follows commands from this transmitter-with over 134 million possible codes there is no chance for a conflict No hassle Fail Safe programmed through transmitter-no complicated set-up steps or binding plugs When performing a ground check, the Power Down function allows modeler to reduce power from up to 50+ paces away-like retracting the antenna on a conventional transmitter Purpose built custom IC chips for key functions; no off-the-shelf IC chips One year limited warranty

Standard Programming Features: Trainer function-transmitter can be master or student, compatible with other Futaba systems Six model memory Servo reversing End point adjustment Airplane or heli programming Dual Rate /Exponential for ailerons, rudder and elevator Fail Safe-safety throttle setting in case of transmitter signal loss Battery Fail Safe-safety throttle setting in case of signal loss Stick Mode-Choose from Modes 1-4 Changeable Throttle Stick-ratchet for airplanes or smooth for helis Adjustable Stick Length

Airplane Features; Programmable Mixing (1 & 2) any two channels can be combined Pre-Programmed Throttle Cut for safely shutting off engine Wing mixing for flaperon, flap trim, V-tail and elevon

Helicopter Functions; Three swashplate types Five-Point Normal and Idle Up Throttle/Pitch Curves Revo, Gyro and Swash to Throttle mixing Swash AFR Adjustable Function Rate for use w/ 3S or 3E swash types

INCLUDES: Futaba 6EX Transmitter NT8F600B 9.6V 600mAh NiCd Transmitter Battery, FUTM1440 FBC-19B(4) 120V AC Battery Charger, FUTM1830 Four S3001 Ball Bearing Servos, FUTM0029 R617FS Receiver, FUTL7627 Switch Harness-J Style Connector SWH13 FUTM4370 Neck Strap, FUTM5690 Servo mounting hardware and extra horns

REQUIRES: 4.8V receiver battery of modeler's choice

SPECS: Transmitter; Power Supply: 9.6V Current Drain: 170mA

Receiver; Size: 1.6 x 1.1 x 0.35" (40 x 27 x 9mm) Power Requirement: 4.8 - 6V Current Drain: 80mA (at no signal) Weight: 0.35oz (10g) with case 0.25oz (7g) without case

Servo; Length: 1.6" (41mm) @ 4.8V Width: .8" (20mm) Height: 1.4" (35mm) at 4.8V Weight: 1.6oz (45.1g)t 6.0V Torque: 33.3 oz-in at 4.8V 41.6 oz-in. at 6V Transit: .23 sec/60 @ 4.8V .19 sec/60 @ 6V Connector: "J" type with approx. 5" (127mm) long wire

jxs 10/16/07 ir/jxs updated jpg 9/22/08 updated jaw 12/22/08 jpg 10/20/10 jpg 7/22/12

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