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    Exclamation Receiver - magic smoke

    Hi, I just received my new FS-IA6 Reciever. The instructions were in mandarin so I tossed them - any way because I could not read as well as my eastern siblings I could not know the wiring diagram ( long story short I put - on + and vice versa.) *poof* the terminals were not happy about it - whispers of silver smoke pass by. I power it up right and it works! The only issue is - when powered up. It instantly heats up two chips to crazy hot temperatures. (Like 0.1 seconds before I had to take my finger off) I'm afraid of it melting and my drone falls out the sky. Does anyone have experience in the relevant field and can help me? Thanks

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    Kite Eating Tree Trimmer cranialrectosis's Avatar
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    Jul 2013
    Colorado Springs
    Toss the receiver and get another one.

    While you wait, build this and use it next time you power up any new solder joint.
    Freiheit schöner götterfunken tochter aus elysium!

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    Old and Bold RC PILOT
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    Aug 2016
    Brisbane, Australia
    Buy a new Rx the old one is TOAST!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hai-Lee View Post
    Damn, that sucks - i guess they are not supposed to get that hot
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    Quote Originally Posted by cranialrectosis View Post
    Toss the receiver and get another one.
    Thanks for all the help, especially the video - ill just chuck it and buy a new one - that really stings as only the pins sparked - i guess it really is toast.
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    Anither quick question

    Is M3 Double sided foam tape stuff conductive? It would be useful to prevent brownouts aswell as stick things down without zipties
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