Futaba 234 Futaba GV1 Governor For RC Model Heli
The Gv1 governor from Futaba is designed for the helicopter pilot who wants to
maintain a constant rotor head RPM. This is accomplished with an electronic
sensor mounted on the heli, and a magnet the modeler installs on the bottom
of the cooling fan.
INCLUDES: One GV-1 control amplifier with LCD display
One sensor unit
Three mounting brackets,1- 30-size, 1- 50 size and 1- 60-size
One small plastic screwdriver for adjusting the unit
Two small magnets, (one used as a counter-balance for the fan)
SPECS: Control resolution: 0.1 Hertz
Control response: 20mS (milliseconds)
Control range: 1000-2100 rpm (rotor head speed)
Mixture curve: 9 different points to set
Operating voltage: DC 3.8-6.0V
Current drain: 40mA at 4.8V
COMMENTS: YOU MUST ENTER THE GEAR RATIO OF YOUR HELI INTO THE AMP, IF IT ISN'T
IN THE MANUAL, DIVIDE THE NUMBER OF TEETH ON THE MAIN GEAR BY THE
Nexus standard and deluxe: 9.8 : 1 (also Concept 30s)
Nexus 46: 9.5 : 1
Legato: 7.8 : 1
Concept 60 and SR: 9.3 : 1
Sensor 7.5 x 10 x 16mm
Control amp 56.5 x 30.5 x 16mm
Weight is 38 grams
This device maintains a constant rotor head speed by monitoring
the cooling fan speed and adjusting the throttle on the heli.
COMMENTS: For the Sensor Bracket the customer can order FUTM1101
For the Governor Magnet, the customer can order FUTM1105.
The 50 size mounting bracket is avaialble through Hobby Services.
Works with any heli radio with 8 or more channels.