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pHREDD
2004.10.19, 07:10 PM
Another milestone for me guys. I just repaired my first PCB. This was one of my first trys at fet stacking. Needless to say I failed. WHen removing the stock fets I pulled 2 tabs off the board and had no where to solder the fet feet to. After a little research and some practice I repaired my bad board by adding a couple wires. I know a lot of other members have done this and its nothing new, but it is for me. I have a couple other boards I will repair soon. I also borrowed my our companys solder station.

Heres a couple pics

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v85/pHREDD/PICT3588.jpg



http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v85/pHREDD/PICT3589.jpg

Ninja
2004.10.19, 07:49 PM
way to go phredd, now you are up there with me as far as repairs go. :p by chance what are you going to do with that board? none of my orders have come in yet :mad: doesnt looks like i am not going to be able to get Steve Wells' car together in time, though it is already repaired, i really wanted to give it back to him looking like a totally new car. oh well, i guess i just got myself some new wheels, tires, and a new body :p

pHREDD
2004.10.19, 07:54 PM
All the boards I screwed up have chassies waiting for them.....02, F1 and a OL.. I will try to get Todds OL finished before Thursday....I dont have enough FETs left...The ones you gave me Only 6 could be used. MAybe I can come up with something.

JTrusley
2004.10.19, 07:58 PM
All the boards I screwed up have chassies waiting for them.....02, F1 and a OL.. I will try to get Todds OL finished before Thursday....I dont have enough FETs left...The ones you gave me Only 6 could be used. MAybe I can come up with something.
no hurry for my OL phredd. How is the twitching coming along Ninja

Ninja
2004.10.19, 08:00 PM
all fixed up Todd


p.s. i stole your break discs :D

JTrusley
2004.10.19, 08:01 PM
all fixed up Todd

you a life saver Chunkz Lmfao Ok

Ninja
2004.10.19, 08:10 PM
you a life saver Chunkz Lmfao Ok

nah i didnt really steal them, havent even taken your wheel off, just wanted to see your reaction, but i was just thinking of seeing how the gold looks behind my black alloys :D

JTrusley
2004.10.19, 08:12 PM
nah i didnt really steal them, havent even taken your wheel off, just wanted to see your reaction, but i was just thinking of seeing how the gold looks behind my black alloys :D


Go for it.

JTrusley
2004.10.19, 08:14 PM
hey Phredd bring UR camera this week i need to get some pics of my NSX 02 and my updated Supra

Ninja
2004.10.19, 08:15 PM
Todd, i also glued your windows back in and fixed 2 stripped holes in your servo case :D

JTrusley
2004.10.19, 08:19 PM
Todd, i also glued your windows back in and fixed 2 stripped holes in your servo case :D

Thanks Bro

pHREDD
2004.10.19, 08:39 PM
ill bring the cam

Ninja
2004.11.07, 02:45 PM
GREAT NEWS :D the new Iwaver PCB (the $18 one) will handle SO4 :D yes pHREDD it is what we been dreaming of. I got bored today and threw the SO4 in my home built 02 RM with stock Iwaver Electronics and it haulls a$$, has great response, turning, and is just great over-all. Sorry about the mis-information before pHREDD but it will work without FET stacks :D with electronics, tires, wheels, and all i built an 02 for around $60 :D

*edit* P.S. I will be putting this electronics set in all my cars from now-on, even though it doesnt have brakes

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 02:56 PM
did you figure out how to reverse the steering to use with the kyosho control? I have tried swaping the black and red wires but it doesnt work. Also, the numbers on top of the fets are different than the ones on the RTR kit. I got one of each in the mail friday, the rtr kit and the stand alone board.

Ninja
2004.11.07, 02:58 PM
you have to swap both the red and black wires for the motor, and the 2 wires for the steering pot. you have to swap the 2 for the steering pot at the pot end, not PCB, mine works great :D for the 02 everything should be in order, i just had to swap them to make the steering right in the 01, then switched them back for the 02. the 02 steering is backwards from the 01, and the Iwaver is backwards to the 01 as well, should be the same as 02, but if not you can figure it out, you're a smart guy

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 03:04 PM
what about the numbers on top of the fets being different? still think there the same?

Ninja
2004.11.07, 03:05 PM
probably not, what are the numbers on the top of your 2 sets? i will compare them with mine

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 03:11 PM
the $18 board
11C2
446M

The RTR kit (IW 01)
11C2
44RS

Ninja
2004.11.07, 03:14 PM
11C2
44RS
is what i have on my board, and i got it for the $18

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 03:28 PM
so ******* just sends you whatever thay have in stock? we ordered the same day I think.

Ninja
2004.11.07, 03:29 PM
or maybe they didnt have an extra board in stock so they took mine out of a readyset, ya never know

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 03:29 PM
heres the part number for the pcb I ordered
IWAVER 01 R/C UNIT SET (IW108)

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 03:30 PM
hell....maybe the numbers dont mean anything. I will test it and see :eek:

Ninja
2004.11.07, 03:31 PM
mine was the same part number

Ninja
2004.11.07, 03:31 PM
always worth a try

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 04:03 PM
Well I hooked it to my NMLV.2 and held it wide open and the fets didnt even get warm, foward or reverse. I guess 30 minutes at the courts will tell the true tell. Im still not 100% happy with the sterring. my RTR kit is kinda squirrly.

Ninja
2004.11.07, 04:06 PM
alot of people have complained about the Iwaver steering, mine is perfect, no twitching, good proportion and all

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 04:09 PM
Mine isnt twiching, when i set the steering straight it gose fine for a few laps...then it starts going to the left or right...set it again and its fine for a few laps...then starts to go off again.

Ninja
2004.11.07, 04:12 PM
thats very strange, think the batts in your radio are getting low?

pHREDD
2004.11.07, 04:17 PM
i dont think so...the iw pcb has no on /off switch right?

Ninja
2004.11.07, 04:17 PM
right, you have to integrate the switch into the power supply

pHREDD
2004.11.13, 01:07 AM
I reworked the steering where the IW pcb works with my Kyosho controller. You were right NInja, it wasnt that hard. I also fixed the wandering steering by replacing the servo pot.