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Offline jaja-segaTopic starter

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R/C controller
« on: March 28, 2011, 07:51:02 PM »
So, I'm a beginner at building a robot and I just bought my first transmitter and receiver set. I lit. just received it in the mail and reading through the manual discovered that it should be used for R/C airplanes. I was wondering, is there anyway I could adjust it so it does not operate for an airplane or should I just return the set?

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Re: R/C controller
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2011, 08:41:47 PM »
By FCC regulations the frequencies of MHz are for aircraft only whereas the frequencies of MHz are for ground vehicles. This is for safety so you don't 'shoot down' a model airplane that can cause damage.
If the transmitter and receiver has the option to change XTALs and can accept that great of a frequency change then you could buy a MHz XTALs. Most likely this isn't an option.
Since the radio is brand new call or email the store to exchange it for the correct one.