Receivers

Feather

Q. What types of planes should I use the Feather in?

A. The feather was designed for use in small park flyers and indoor planes.

Q. How long should the antenna be?

A. The antenna is 42 inches (1050mm). If you are replacing the antenna, make sure to use a multi-strand wire of about 28 gauge.

Q. What crystal does the Feather use?

A. The feather uses a single conversion crystal. The part number is 66472xx (xx= channel number). To tell if your crystal is single conversion or not, look at the pull tab. If the tab has green end and the letters 'RA' on it, then it is a genuine Hitec single conversion crystal.

Q. What transmitter will the Feather work with?

A. The negative shift version (20272) will work with Hitec and Futaba transmitters. The positive shift version (20372) will work with JR and Airtronics transmitters.

Q. Which way do the servos plug in?

A. Looking at the top of the receiver, the signal line from the servo should be at the bottom of the receiver and the negative line is toward the top.

Q. What are the channel assignments?

A. Channel assignments are set by the transmitter being used. In the case of Hitec, channel 1 is ailerons, channel 2 is elevator, channel 3 is throttle and channel 4 is rudder.

Q. Where can I plug the receiver battery?

A. The battery can be plugged into any available slot.

Q. I have an ESC, which channel do I plug it into?

A. If you are using an ESC with a Hitec transmitter, plug it into the throttle channel (ch 3).