E-Flite Helicopters Discuss E-Flite helicopters in this forum such as the Blade CX, Blade CX2, Blade CP Pro and all other E-Flite rc helis.

Cx2 light mod question

Old 01-11-2009, 03:32 AM
Hairs Helo
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3
Default Cx2 light mod question

Hi guys Im trying to hook up a flashing light that was designed to run on 3 volts. I wanna hook the strobe to the 4 in 1 but unsure which slot to use I have bat, ch5 and ch6 slots open if I burn up the strobe no big deal I just dont wanna fry the 4n1 any ideas?
Hairs Helo is offline  
Old 01-11-2009, 03:51 AM
Registered User
Twmaster's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Posts: 6,632

I know this is not what you want to hear....

However, if you do not know enough to understand how all that works you should not be messing with it like that. Unless, of course, you like plunking down $60 for a new 4-in-1.
Twmaster is offline  
Old 01-11-2009, 04:46 AM
Hairs Helo
New Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3

Thank you for your reply I do understand that the bat slot is for the binding plug and I get 5 volts out of ch5. I do not wish to fry the 4n1 thats why I asked the question. I have heard of people trying to run the 2.4gh camera from the 4n1 and I've seen the lights mod done on other cx2's just not sure if their taking the power directly from the battery or the 4n1.
Hairs Helo is offline  
Old 02-02-2009, 09:52 PM
Sparky Paul
Super Contributor
Sparky Paul's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 1,116
Default CX-3 lights on the CX-2

Eflite has a 4-LED light package that plugs into a spare channel on the 4-in-1.
I put it on my CX-2 today..
There's two red blinkers on an extension that fits inside the tail boom, a solid white for upfront, and a red blinker for up front.
Looks like this...
Painted the bottoms of both rotors white to aid flight in pretty dark rooms.
It's not that hard to fly it!
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	CX-3LightsOnCx-2-01.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	170.4 KB
ID:	92404   Click image for larger version

Name:	CX-3LightsOnCx-2-02.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	158.8 KB
ID:	92405   Click image for larger version

Name:	CX-3LightsOnCx-2-03.jpg
Views:	162
Size:	132.9 KB
ID:	92406   Click image for larger version

Name:	CX-3LightsOnCx-2-05.jpg
Views:	156
Size:	116.3 KB
ID:	92549   Click image for larger version

Name:	CX-3LightsOnCx-2-04.jpg
Views:	153
Size:	106.3 KB
ID:	92550  

Last edited by Sparky Paul; 02-04-2009 at 03:06 AM.
Sparky Paul is offline  
Old 02-24-2009, 01:33 PM
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Pewaukee, WI
Posts: 86
Default CX2 with lights

Hi Guys: Here's my CX2 with lights. This kit I got off of Ebay for $10. It attaches to the battery. I don't have a way to turn them off and on from the radio but that's ok.

Hounder is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

Page generated in 0.09690 seconds with 19 queries