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Postby pitstain » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:00 pm

I'm chuffed as they say on wheeler dealers!

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Postby Tiger323 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:29 pm

Just bought this transmitter at eBay from a Japanese retailer. It worked great as the video review suggests. But I am looking at getting a 2nd receiver (TRU-09) and could not find it anywhere online to buy. Can anyone advise? Or is there a compatible receiver from another brand that could work with this transmitter?
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Postby pitstain » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:12 pm

I would contact the ebay sellers with the radio set and see if they can get the TRU-09 by itself. also there should be a part# on it or the manual and you can search that.
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Postby Tiger323 » Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:09 pm

Already contacted the Japanese shop that sold me the transmitter. Unfortunately they do not sell the receiver.

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Postby pitstain » Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:39 pm

Looks like Tamiya may not be selling the RX separate so they can just sell more radios.....gotta make those yen!
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Postby Tiger323 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:45 pm

pitstain wrote:Looks like Tamiya may not be selling the RX separate so they can just sell more radios.....gotta make those yen!


Hopefully that is not the case. I wonder if there are 3rd party compatible RX units. Something from Futaba?

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Postby silversurfer1947 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:59 pm

It is unusual to find Tx/Rx compatility, other than rebadged equipment such a Turnigy/FlySky. Other than that, the only ones I have found have been with RC cars, where the RTRs come with a Tx/RX that are just rebadged propriety items.
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Postby pitstain » Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:36 pm

I have a spare 4YWD 2.4 Ghz I will test and see if I can bind the new radio to it and see if it works, if so those should be attainable.
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Postby Tiger323 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:18 pm

pitstain wrote:I have a spare 4YWD 2.4 Ghz I will test and see if I can bind the new radio to it and see if it works, if so those should be attainable.


Great. Let us know if it works.

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Postby Tiger323 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:43 am

From a friend's contact in a shop in Japan, we managed to get the seller to send a couple of these TRU-09s via postage to us. But to the RX on my transmitter I need to bind it. Am having a little problem with that now as I can't read the manual in Japanese. :(

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Postby 43rdRecceReg » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:33 pm

It's available on Ebay uk, and is more expensive than the Tamiya/Carson 6-Ch radio:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/123720280734
Though it's a four channel radio, it's still feature-rich and has quite a few desirable features- certainly those that are absent from the Tamiya/Futuba Attack 4YWD.
When it says 'Tank A' and 'Tank B', does this mean that it will control two separate Tamiyas, each containing a compatible receiver? Not simultaneously, of course. :D
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Postby silversurfer1947 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:01 pm

Is there a button on the back of the transmitter? If so, you might try looking at this. It is a different Tamiya tranmitter, but I am thinking the pairing or binding procedure might be the same https://fccid.io/GHL0004/User-Manual/Us ... al-2826558
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