This is the Futaba 7C Ghz FASST airplane radio system with a RFS receiver, and four S Servos. The 7C sits squarely in the middle. Home · Radios; Futaba 7C 7-Channel GHz FASST Airplane Radio System. Futaba 7C 7-Channel GHz FASST Airplane Radio System. Image 1. Loading . : Futaba 7C GHz Heli Tx/Rx Only: Toys & Games.
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Only the last 30mm of the wires functions as the actual antenna. This is a great feature for me as I commonly forget to flip a switch to start the flight timer.
This system also supports dual receiver setups for larger models. The software is easy to use, logical and progressive, making programming the transmitter very simple. I weighed the RFS with the case and came up with 9g. It is well laid out, and it begins with a glossary section to help new users with terms and abbreviations.
I was very happy to see trim step or trim sensitivity in this transmitter. Receiver futqba includes the following models:. No issues with latency or signal delays. The receiver price issue is not on the existing channel ones – they are in line with others in the market.
The transmitter is black with a chrome gimbals surround. I received one as my Christmas present and love it. The 7C has powerful software, and I found it futxba be very intuitive and easy to program.
I’ve been flying one of these since september testing a sample unit that came to the states then and I’ve had absolutely ZERO issues even during intentional abuse, like MANY other 2. Originally Posted by dgliderguy Anybody hear whether Futaba is already planning on a 9C 2.
Continuous Channel Shifting is the methodology by which the transmitter and receiver simultaneously move to another frequency. The large LCD screen and user interface was simple and intuitive.
Futaba 7C 7-Channel GHz FASST Airplane Radio System – AeroMicro
Text is clearly written and includes a detailed system illustration with descriptions of switches and functions. It looks like any other existing RC two stick transmitter. You must not fly the system until you exit from the power down mode. The Futaba systems wisely uses a small link button for this process rather than using a separate plug.
Futaba 7c 2.4ghz Air R617fs 4-s3152 Transmitter
This feature is welcome when flying a new airplane. The overall length of the cable and antennas is just about 5 inches or mm. I would also love to see new radio systems futaab 2s LiPoly or 2s LiFe chemistry with at least mA capacity.
Many regions of the world now prohibit NiCad cells, so I suspect international versions will have other cell chemistries. I found adjustments were easy to make I made mine in seconds. I did not have any issue with hits, bumps or glitches. I have done that on my 7C. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. Continuous Channel Shifting combined with Futaba’s patented Pre-Vision technology and the Dual Antenna Diversity gives users a robust, virtually impenetrable radio link.
I love My 7C. Futaba engineers perfected this technology in their own 2.
Futaba 7C 7-Channel 2.4GHz FASST System Review
The switches and buttons are very well labeled and are easy to actuate. It is important to note that you can use nearly any modern 3 wire servos you wish.
Jan 15, This transmitter looks nearly identical to its 72MHz cousin, the Futaba 7C. The one thing I miss from my Optic 6 is the throttle lock.
The display clearly indicates a flashing P. The 7C manual is excellent. I had the 2. Futaba created a special power futava mode that decreases the system transmission output to enable range testing. It is especially odd considering that NiCad cells are now prohibited from many countries It also has support for dual elevator servo setups. Missing from the 7C transmitter is sliders.
Jul 01, The review was great and appreciated. Optimal configuration for the antennas is at 90 degree angles to each other to reduce the possibility of signal shadowing. It was simple enough first time computer system users.
The 7C has an internal diode, so battery cell maintenance discharging must be done outside the charge jack. The proper antenna orientation was easy to accomplish with the short extended length of coaxial wire attaching the RX to the antenna.
Assign it to a switch and push the set button. When are they going to get rid of that ridiculous snap roll switch? Great review as usual, Mike!! You can assign what channel the second servo for flaperon is located on channel 5, 6 or 7. Futaba 7C 7-Channel 2. The great news here is that you can then use flaps as a separate function. Discuss this article Printer-friendly version All articles by this author.