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To get the tail to move faster or slower, adjust the rudder channel travel. You cannot use this to prevent linkage binding.

Machine gyro sensor virtually eliminates rudder trim changes.

Futaba GY Gyro How-to

The servo combo included the ultra fast digital Futaba S tail rotor specific servo. If the gyro peels, control will be lost. If you are not using a stock tail slider then use the other technique.

The model should now hover with no drift. I know many people who started with a Futaba GY gyro in a small size electric knowing one day they wanted to get into a larger electric or manuwl powered heli. Check the servo direction. This is necessary to securely fasten the gyro to the. Rate gyro for small electric powered helicopters 2 pages. Move the rudder stick to the right and watch the servo arm.

The first thing to do is make the link slide as free as possible. Without a doubt, the GY gyro with or servo is one of the best tail rotor stabilization systems produced to date. The tail rotor servo is plugged into the output lead from the gyro. The GY works best with the or servos, period. When the sensitivity is too low, length the servo horn. Set the DIP switch on the gyro for digital servo, assuming the or is installed.


To print the manual completely, please, download it. If the gyro cables are too taut, the gyro will not display its.

Please write to Futaba if you feel that [Method 1] When the gyro power is turned on, the transmitter rudder signal When the DS switch is set mamual the Mahual position, the rudder servo is driven by any corrections or clarifications should be made. Make the connections just as shown in the manual picture to the left comes from the manual. No gyro will perform correctly if the model is vibrating or the engine is incorrectly tuned.

The Futaba GY401 Gyro

This gives HH when the switch is up. Gyro performance largely depends on the servo used. AVCS and normal modes at least 3 times at a 1 second or shorter internal.

Since the data inside the gyro is automatically initialized. Compact size 27x27x20mm and light weight 27g realized by. Move the rudder stick to the right, then back to center, if the rudder servo does the same then you are in normal mode which 4401 wrong.

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The large range of heli size usage and outstanding performance is why the GY outsold every other performance gyro on the market. A higher value will make the heli pirouette faster and a lower value will make the tail slower.

It may or may not initialize correctly depending on where the position you have the GEAR switch remember this is now the switch that will control the gyro. Use an exacto knife to shave this off. Continue with the next step to determine if it’s in the right mode.


If the servo moves to one direction but does not move back to center then you are in heading hold mode which is right. I did this so as to stop the resistance the rod had on the front frame guide due to being pulled down to the servo. Procedures which may lead to a dangerous condition and cause death or serious injury to the. For now set both to but later you may need to adjust this down a little to keep the gyro from ‘hunting’.

It should move the servo clockwise which thereby should pull the rudder control link forward. The signal side gyto be opposite of the black ground side. Next check that the front link is centered with the tyro on the servo arm. When operating the trimmers and switches, always use the miniature. The drive motor generates strong electromagnetic noise. The helicopter model and engine must be running smoothly. Using the limit trimmer pot on the gyro, adjust the tail rotor travel as needed for no binding at extremes of throw.

Check and double-check this point, because getting it backwards can cause needless excitement on a model’s first flight. It avoids the use of any preprogrammed gyro software, because many months of following posts and questions on the various web forums has proven that those manua menus sometimes produce more confusion than the set up about to be detailed.