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Member postings for stewart somerton

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Thread: Differential Steering
11/08/2007 23:53:00
hi,thanks for the suggestions.But i think you chaps have underestemated my ignorance.I'm still not clear that a ESC (electonic speed controller?) will operate off channel 2
the same as it will off channel 1.I guess i'll find out as
soon as it arrives from honk kong.In the mean time i have
fabricated a simple (some might say crude) servo operated
switch to cut power from one or other motor I've yet to see
how well it works under load.However I'm keen to know where
I might source aforsiad mixer
many thanks Stewart
Thread: Twin-stick Tx
27/07/2007 15:08:00
I'm intersted in glynn's tank stearing idea to solve problem of my own. but how does receiver switch motor on and off (whithout melting)? please exuse my probable ignorance stewart
Thread: Differential Steering
27/07/2007 14:54:00
I recently bought (off e-bay)a cheap r/c speed boat. So that I can race wife,who has same,I am trying to up grade radio system(a bit)the boat has a so called differential stearing system,push stick to the left and power is cut to left motor/prop.It works quite well and I'd like to keep it. I quess I'm looking for some kind of relay that will work from a basic 2 channel receiver,taking power from speed controller to each motor via relay operated by stearing out put.
As you've probablly quessed by now I know next to nothing about r/c systems so this may not be possible whith "over the counter" components.The other alternative is to use two speed controlers(one for each motor) but is it possible to run second controller from stearing out-put? Any suggestions,however obvious they seem to you,greatfully receieved
yours humbley stewart.
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