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Old 01-07-2013, 10:17 PM   #1
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Hi, can i use a external gyro (gy520) with my skookum 720 is it possible? thanks.
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Hi, can i use a external gyro (gy520) with my skookum 720 is it possible? thanks.
The 720 already has one of the best tail gyros built in. There is no need for an additional tail gyro.
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Hi, cause one of my sk720 have problems with tail gyro
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The 720 already has one of the best tail gyros built in. There is no need for an additional tail gyro.
Hi, i know i have sk720`s on all my helis but one of them have problems with the tail gyro and i want test it with a external gyro like the small GY520 ...
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Hi, cause one of my sk720 have problems with tail gyro
Send it back for repair.

If you really want to, you have to use an external receiver - no sbus or Spektrum sat receivers attached to the SK720.
You connect your gyro leads to the external receiver and then everything else would get hooked up as normal.

But, that really doesn't make sense. If the SK720's tail rotor gyro is FUBAR, then get it fixed.
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Hi, i know i have sk720`s on all my helis but one of them have problems with the tail gyro and i want test it with a external gyro like the small GY520 ...
you can't do that if you are using the SK unit as a stand alone with sats. You would in essence have a gyro plugged into a gyro.
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=] what exactly is it not doing?
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Yes it will work.

A few years back before Skookum had the tail firmware sorted out I flew my SK720 and a Spartan tail gyro and it worked great. I was using a separate receiver so I just plugged the tail gyro in the normal channels and did not hook up the rudder input to the SK720.


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