Mixer for boat - connections?
|Stuart Brown||10/08/2007 20:30:00|
16 forum posts
|I have just aquired a DigiFleet mixer which I intend to use in my next boat project - does anyone know where I can get adapter connections to fit Futaba receivers and ESCs?|
|Charles Oates||11/08/2007 09:11:00|
566 forum posts
|Hi Stuart, I doubt a ready made lead is available, however you could give component shop a ring or email, they are the most likely people I know of who might make something up for you. Always assuming that they are electronicly compatable.|
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|neil booth||12/08/2007 10:28:00|
2 forum posts
|Hi, i have the same problem....i have 2 Digifleet speed controllers ..but have now swapped my radio system to FUTABA , so i need to find some kind of conversion leads.|
|Mike White||13/08/2007 15:48:00|
14 forum posts
|Hi, Just read your post.. Digifleet did supply the FPS-24B speed controller with Futaba plugs if required, so what about chopping of the Fleet plug and fitting a Futaba type. As long as you get the leads correct it will be fine.|
|Ian Weston||21/08/2007 14:54:00|
4 forum posts
Mike's right, Stuart. You could also make up your own adapter cable. I did that using plugs and sockets I got from Model Power (www.modelpower.co.uk) they do 5 Futaba or JR plugs or sockets for £1.95 plus p&p.
Fleet used a different wiring convention for their plugs/sockets to other manufacturers: red/black/white; Futaba and Graupner/JR use black/red/white so beware. It is possible to connect Futaba or JR type plugs to Fleet sockets but not vice-versa without shaving the lugs off the Fleet plugs, so you can make up a cable with a Futaba plug wired as Fleet at one end and a Futaba socket at the other wired as Mr Futaba intended.
Hope that helps.
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