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>> Home > Tags > sanwa

RX500 receiver or replacement by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 2 months ago
Hi Woody, any other 2.4Gig RX that is FHSS-1 compatible; Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum. You should be able to get precise info from the distributor here Or from Sanwa. Cheers, Doug 😎

Hobby King receiver clones by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Mornin' John, I've used 'Generic' crystals with my ancient Sanwa 35 Meg set with no problems. I do find tho that the 'FM' crystals seem to give better range than the 'AM' crystals. Check the specs of your TX whether it is AM or FM. Cheers; Doug 😎 DEACS!? My God, when did I last hear of them let alone see one😲 We used to use them in professional personal VHF/UHF radios (Police and the like) some 45 years ago. 400mAh was good stuff in those days! Threw my last examples out about 10 years ago, they had some interesting and quite artistic crystal growths though😉 Was just a brand name for NiCads.

Hobby King receiver clones by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Does anyone know if a Sanwa Rx will work with Futaba Xtals. Both 35 mhz (planes only)👍🤔 More modern battery packs can replace the old DEACS so no probs there Westie.👍 I too use Bang Good and also Gear Best Both excellent.👍

Mcgregor 1990s transmitter/receiver by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 months ago
Looks perfect Mike, no programming, uncomplicated to use for the littlun, and at that price what have you got to lose? Don't dump the 35Meg set, you never know when you might need it! Like me and my Sanwa 35Meg set, 30 odd years old and still works fine so I keep it as backup for my Catalina. It's great that your getting your grandson started, we're gonna need replacements for the Old Codger Guard some time, and that includes me😉🤓 All the best, Doug 😎

Old Futaba servo wiring... by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Just for the record Sanwa Rx s are reversed too-----------Logically BTW Who makes the best type of crimping pliers for JST type connector terminals? All thoughts considered. Oh yes get a servo tester. Dirt cheap from about £2:50 on the likes of Bang Good, E Bay,Amazon. Really worth Having.👍

Old Futaba servo wiring... by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 months ago
Me too Colin👍 Hi Martin, My old Sanwa, and a few others from that era . 35 years ago, have the red and black wires swapped, i.e. black in the middle! DO NOT plug these into a modern set or you will burn out the servo and possibly the RX internal wiring as well😡 Yours with red in the middle are OK, just chop off the tab to fit it to modern mini/micro RXs. Cheers, Doug 😎

advise required by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi John, PS to SANWA polarity. Their current range now seems to follow the same convention as Graupner and co. See attached pic, you can just make out the S+- symbols. + in the middle and - on the outside edge. Cheers Doug 😎

advise required by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
OK. Thanks TJ👍 John, the old Sanwa receivers and servos have the + and - supply leads reversed as compared with all modern stuff, JR/Futaba etc!! That means that they have the negative in the middle of the plug and the positive on the outside, at the edge of the RX case! All modern kit has positive in the centre and negative at the outside, edge of the RX case!! Beware, I learned the hard way 😡 Tell us what you want to do and maybe we can help with wiring diagrams etc. PM me the details 👍 Cheers, Doug 😎

advise required by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
Hi John (O/T), I also still have an ancient Sanwa TX (35Megs). Ca 35 years old (NO CE certificate 😁) and still goin' strong 😁 Might use it on my Catalina. There IS a polarity difference!!! Will PM you some details, to avoid hijacking TJ's thread 😉 Cheers, Doug 😎 PS: Beautiful full moon here in Munich tonight 👍

advise required by onetenor Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 8 months ago
I'll require advise soon as it's so long since I touched any R/X s. servos ,escs etc I've forgotten how things connect up. I don't want any magic smoke if you get me🤔 such as I bought some small J.S.T. connectors but are there adaptors to couple up to standard sizes? Are Sanwa rx's a different polarity to say Graupner,Futaba. Same goes for relays and B.E.C.s . I'll need simple circuit diagrams and all sorts of stuff. Sent in hard copy if possible with written/printed explanations. In colour would be the icing on the cake. Trouble is I'm as thick as the proverbial brick 🤓 Not just yet as I'm still housebound. I have some stuff already joined up that I can follow for some guidance at first at least. Anyone still up take a look at the lovely moon "Full" or close to it.

Aerokits Patrol Torpedo Boat by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 11 months ago
Hi MB, Sorry for late response, I've been occupied with varnishing and painting of my Sea Scout renovation. The Turnigy i6 and Flysky FS-6 are hardware identical but have slightly different software, not critical I understand. I have the German branded version of the Turnigy i6, called here HT-6. Attached is the excellent German / English User / Programming manual without the Chenglish gobbledygook! Flysky Chenglish manual also attached for comparison. Only mistake I found in the manual is re Binding (see pic); they mention Binding button on the RX when it is on the TX at bottom left Item 13 in the attached pic of my German branded Reely version. BTW; iA6 is the RX type number. The TX is TGY-I6 or FS-6 for Flysky. Pics 4 & 5 show my Reely HT-6 and Turnigy TGY-I6 versions. Identical except for labelling, same goes for the Flysky - see manual. Re: Servos: I have tested my TX and an iA-6 RX with all sorts of servos; Sanwa, Futaba, Hitec amongst others some going back 30 years and they all work fine. I currently have an iA-6 RX and ancient Hitec standard rudder servo in my Sea Scout and it works just fine. Re: controlling the ESC; it just plugs into the RX like a servo. Usually channel 1 or 3 depending on whether you want throttle on the right or left stick respectively. Re: 3D printed stuff 'brittle or not'; depends on what type of filament they use for the print so can't really say. Up to now have not had problems. What I have noticed with some 3D plastic and resin items is surface defects, pits etc, which need some treatment before fitting. Resin also tends to be more brittle than 3D plastic prints. Resin don't bend well and don't like knocks! As I discovered with the resin gun barrels on my Graf Spee 😡 Will be replaced shortly with turned brass or Alu! Re: LiPos; attached is a file from Model Boats mag of Hints and Tips for using LiPos. It also explains the tech jargon surrounding brushless motors, i.e. interpreting model numbers and parameters😉 All for now, cheers Doug 😎

upgrading Turnigy i6 to 10 channels by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 12 months ago
Hi Dave, yes you're right. My version is marketed by Conrad here in Germany under the brand name REELY and they call it the 'HT-6'. It came with comprehensive manuals in German and good English on a mini CD-RM. When I checked on the Conrad site (they have an excellent Downloads page 😊) I found an update from 2015. I had no problems completely programming the TX unit from this manual. The only error in it was in para. 16 "press the binding button on the receiver ..." when of course it is on the TX! But at least the photo legend was correct😉 If anyone wants a copy of the PDF file PM me and I'll mail it to them. This reminds me of the discussion we had on this unit and clones / branding a few months ago! When I looked on the Turnigy site I found only the half Chinese half English gobbledygook manual 🤔 which needs a lot of interpretation. Penalty I paid for much better documentation was that Conrad price was nearly twice the Turnigy/Hobbyking price 😡 Good luck Chris, - if I were you I'd do a 'Factory Reset' and start from scratch step by step. Cheers Doug 😎 PS w.r.t. 'using what for what' My Turnigy/Reely will probably be used for most surface ships. Will probably use my Spektrum DX6 for the Catalina, and I still have the old Graupner MC-10 40MHz for the two subs where 2.4 gig don't woik 🤔. MC-10 only has two model memories so that fits! Now what can I do with the old Sanwa 35Meg job??? 30 years old and still going strong 😉

Naval History - PQ17 by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi John, I meant the the photos that Dave M posted of his Revell Corvette, HMS Bluebell! Thought 35Megs was for aircraft only!? I nearly got lynched here in Munich for once using my 35Meg Sanwa for my destroyer. Sticklers for the rules and regs here 🤔 The COMMS buoy is still on the ideas list, plenty else to finish off before frills that! Yesterday spent the whole day cleaning up and lubricating my lathe cos it hadn't been used for 10 years or more, and of course now I need it 🤔 Want to make some alignment tools for new motors and prop shafts! Cheers Doug 😎

transmitter by Fred Commander   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi I am sorry to say that I do not have what you are looking for, but I do have a new Sanwa RD 8000 with RX, I was into Sub's and like your self my TX just gave up on me so I went out and got the Sanwa took it out of it's box tried it out and it worked fine then found the TX would not fit into my Sub with out moving all the internals so I called it a day with Sub's, if you are interested I am looking for £100 for the RX -TX x 2, Fred

Tank Steering by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 1 year ago
Hi Dave, Yep it's the HT6, see my photos above.Good choice for a raffle prize👍 During my test I found two servos which were very jumpy and twitchy, and one 'what did nowt' 🤔 most worked perfectly 😊 Will do some more tests tomorrow with other TX/RX sets to find out if it's the system or the servo itself. Wayne: Sorry, no range check yet, it's been around 14° and peeing down for days. Likely to last until Tuesday - then we get sun and 34° !! Must be the b....y North Koreans 😉 More soon, cheers Doug 😎 PS Re older servos; How right you are, several years ago I was given a selection of old servos, including linears. Long defunct US make I think. Most had the red lead on the outside. I modified some but many refused to work with either my Futaba, Sanwa or Graupner. So I gutted them and used the motors and gears for other things; e.g. radar drive for HMS Hotspur! PPS the linears had a peculiar 6 pin round plug like mini DIN plug!