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Old 2010.05.11, 08:51 AM   #61
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Nestor. One of our group had that issue as well. It turned out to be caused by the fact that both the battery plug and radio can very easily be plugged in backwards which will instantly let all the smoke out of your module. If it happens you can send the module back for repair and if you are honest and tell them what happened they will likely give you some consideration and refill your module with fresh smoke.
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Old 2010.05.28, 11:26 PM   #62
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Nestor. One of our group had that issue as well. It turned out to be caused by the fact that both the battery plug and radio can very easily be plugged in backwards which will instantly let all the smoke out of your module. If it happens you can send the module back for repair and if you are honest and tell them what happened they will likely give you some consideration and refill your module with fresh smoke.
can someone definitively write in here the polarity of pins for plugging in lipo battery packs in EX-10 Helios?? Which pin is the positive, which pin is the negative and which pin should be left alone in EX-10 Helios?

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Old 2010.05.29, 10:58 AM   #63
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Send a PM to Pick.
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Old 2010.05.29, 04:21 PM   #64
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Send a PM to Pick.

Are you talking about "pick" with lower case "p". that's the only pick on the member's list.

since this thread was created by KO staff to answer questions I was automatically expecting them to respond, I hope that's still the case!
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Old 2010.05.29, 04:46 PM   #65
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Yes. That pick. I know he has the answer.
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Old 2010.06.04, 03:41 PM   #66
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Pin towards the module side is positive.
Pin in the center is negative.
Pin towards the front of the radio is a dead pin (doesn't connect to anything)

This is labeled in the new EX-10 Eurus since some battery manufacture's wire their batteries incorrectly and sell it as for KO.
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Old 2010.08.02, 09:43 PM   #67
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KO Bind Issues at Big Venues

I understand that the mini z module has 40 possible channels. This past weekend at a big race I witnessed way too many cars losing there binds.
How can we limit this or even eliminate it from happening? As mini z racing is becoming more popular this will become a HUGE problem.
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Old 2010.08.02, 09:49 PM   #68
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yes... any help with this issue will be greatly appreciated... we were all running 4 blocks away from the shop just to get our cars to bind.... and most of us were getting bind complications while driving also... almost like the signal was comming in and out... we found out by increasing the gauge and the legnth of the antenna wire help but did not solve the problem....
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Old 2010.08.02, 11:42 PM   #69
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yes... any help with this issue will be greatly appreciated... we were all running 4 blocks away from the shop just to get our cars to bind.... and most of us were getting bind complications while driving also... almost like the signal was comming in and out... we found out by increasing the gauge and the legnth of the antenna wire help but did not solve the problem....
We had KO radios last year as well and we did not see this issue... I wonder if it's only an issue with the EX1-UR? I also lost my bind and I just changed from the Helios a month ago.
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Old 2010.08.03, 04:56 PM   #70
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I've seen the bind problem happen at major races (me and Jacob had problems at the las worldcup final) when there are allot of ASF cars running. Sometimes the car just looses bind and completely stops, others it started reacting really slow.

What worked for me was just to rebind the car before every heat, and that seems to avoid any issues while racing, although i have to admit that it's a royal PITA...
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Old 2010.08.03, 06:43 PM   #71
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throttle problem

Hi, I am having some trouble in my asf chassis, I use an KoPropo EX-1 UR with ASF module, have set the stering to 70% and throttle to 60% and made the bind, but the motor only starts to run when I have half way to ful throttle,I have set the ASF settings Neutral to narrow, on another asf chassis is the same, in the MR-03 the throttle responce is a little bit better, made a test with a perfex kt-18 an the throttle works as supose to. any idea?
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Losing of bind is not related to a particular Tx. It's having too many 2.4GHz devises on at the same time. The 2.4GHz band will start to get congested and slow response to no response can occur.

If you have blue tooth, wifi and anything else turned on that is 2.4GHz, this will congest the band. Especially in a smaller confined area.
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Hi, I am having some trouble in my asf chassis, I use an KoPropo EX-1 UR with ASF module, have set the stering to 70% and throttle to 60% and made the bind, but the motor only starts to run when I have half way to ful throttle,I have set the ASF settings Neutral to narrow, on another asf chassis is the same, in the MR-03 the throttle responce is a little bit better, made a test with a perfex kt-18 an the throttle works as supose to. any idea?
Have you tried setting the throttle to 70%?
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Old 2010.08.05, 09:36 PM   #74
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Losing of bind is not related to a particular Tx. It's having too many 2.4GHz devises on at the same time. The 2.4GHz band will start to get congested and slow response to no response can occur.

If you have blue tooth, wifi and anything else turned on that is 2.4GHz, this will congest the band. Especially in a smaller confined area.
The KO band is getting congested....what is KOs plan for the future?
The way electronics are changing wifi bluetooth the answer shouldnt be to turn them off tomake mini z s work. For the money I spend on Mini Z and KO products I expect a better solution........
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Old 2010.08.05, 11:44 PM   #75
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Losing of bind is not related to a particular Tx. It's having too many 2.4GHz devises on at the same time. The 2.4GHz band will start to get congested and slow response to no response can occur.

If you have blue tooth, wifi and anything else turned on that is 2.4GHz, this will congest the band. Especially in a smaller confined area.

What I noticed is that this issue does not just confined to mini-z alone.
Apparently it's the same as the other 2.4ghz system by KO. In large 10th scale racers, KO users have similiar binding issues, whereas other brand radio systems seems to bind faultlessly.

A friend of mine have to bind 2 heats before his just to keep up. Some resort to going to a small confine places like toilets to get it bind sucessfully.
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