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Forum: Beginners
06-09-2008, 01:04 AM
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Posted By jatekman

Help choosing next plane using GP Synapse electronics

I want to buy a new plane and use the electronics out of my demolished Synapse but I'm still fairly new at this and not sure which plane will work best (if any).

This is the set-up:
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01-14-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Glad to hear about your successful flight, the...

Glad to hear about your successful flight, the first flight is always the most nerveracking, not knowing what to expect. Pefect weather today so I also attemtped to fly my Synapse, and it went ok.
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01-06-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Thanks for the input, so far I agree with you...

Thanks for the input, so far I agree with you regarding the ESC's-the Mountain Models Magpie I have has a Castle and it is simple to use and I have had zero problems with it; the GP ESC that came...
01-06-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

It works

I was able to get the unit running simply by doing what you said...going to full throttle and holding until a series of beeps, then back down completely, then it seems to arm and is ready. Thanks...
01-06-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Still Nothing

Thanks for the response, I tried channel 3 and it didn't work either. I tried each channel and the motor beeps on each of them except channel 1, when it makes one higher pitch tone sound, so I think...
01-05-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Fully charged the battery and still...

Fully charged the battery and still nothing...Either I'm overlooking something simple somewhere or I have a faulty motor unit. I may call or email product support.
01-05-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Help-Motor/Fan Unit won't run

The Synapse arrived today and I have been setting it up-Thanks for the info on mixing & dual rates-I was able to set it up fairly easily except for one major problem-I cannot get the motor/fan unit...
01-04-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Dual Rates/Mixing-Same Thing?

I have a JR computer radio w/ mixing capabilities, but I've never used it before and I'm clueless about dual rates, mixing, etc...why is mixing necessary and is it easy to set-up? I would think it...
01-03-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,906
Posted By jatekman

Synapse on Order

Hello,

I also received a gift certificate from Tower for Christmas and after much contemplation decided to order the Receiver Ready version of the Synapse yesterday...it looks pretty cool with a...
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,709
Posted By jatekman

Thanks for all of the replies-the information you...

Thanks for all of the replies-the information you guys provide is greatly appreciated!

Grasshopper, you are right, I need to do a much more thorough pre-flight check next time and also test the...
Forum: Beginners
04-03-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,709
Posted By jatekman

Magpie Question-How to Set CG?

I finished building my 2nd plane, the Magpie, after learning on the Hobbico Sky Fly. How, exactly, do I "set" the Center of Gravity? According to instructions it should be .25" to .50" from the...
Forum: Beginners
03-15-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,533
Posted By jatekman

Hey Smokejohnson- Thanks for providing the...

Hey Smokejohnson-

Thanks for providing the soldering help links, I appreciate it. I was planning to rig something similar to what you described but after your input, maybe I'll invest in a...
Forum: Beginners
03-15-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,533
Posted By jatekman

Hello, I took a picture of the connection...

Hello,

I took a picture of the connection on the Lipo pack I referred to earlier in this thread...can anyone tell what type it is and/or where I could obtain its match? It probably doesn't really...
Forum: Beginners
03-15-2007, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,533
Posted By jatekman

Grasshopper (Tom): Thanks for the quick...

Grasshopper (Tom):

Thanks for the quick response to my question; it really helped. I also went to the LHS and they were fairly helpful, too.

And just an FYI: I printed off your step by...
Forum: Beginners
03-14-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,533
Posted By jatekman

Lipo battery question & Connecting ESC,etc

My new Magpie arrived yesterday with the brushless set-up recommended by Brian of Mountain Models (BM2408-21 motor, Thunderbird BL 18 and PolyRC 20C 1500 mAh 3S1P 11.1V). A few newbie questions...
03-07-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By jatekman

A quick update: I emailed Brain @ Mountain Models...

A quick update: I emailed Brain @ Mountain Models and he set me up with his recommended brushless package for the "2-wing" Magpie and even took $25 off the total! It was too good of a deal to pass up...
03-06-2007, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By jatekman

Thanks to everyone for the helpful info...I'm...

Thanks to everyone for the helpful info...I'm still not 100% convinced I will buy the Magpie-not sure if I want to go through the whole building process or instead buy a decent but cheaper RTF such...
03-05-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By jatekman

Thanks for the quick response-do you know if...

Thanks for the quick response-do you know if eflite has a website I can go to for the motor/ESC combo?
03-05-2007, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,373
Posted By jatekman

MM Magpie-Help w/Brushless Set up

I am fairly new to the hobbie w/little building experience and plan to buy a MM Magpie with a brushless set-up. Does anyone have any suggestions, comments, etc. regarding which electronics (motor,...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-06-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,964
Posted By jatekman

I recently bought an Art Tech Cessna 182 RTF off...

I recently bought an Art Tech Cessna 182 RTF off of ebay (big mistake)-not sure if this is the same plane as yours but your experience sounds like the same as mine. I tried to hand launch it at...
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