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90stang

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Bandit frequencies
« on: May 31, 2014, 19:54:13 »
Hi guys,
 I'm new to the forum and need info for my bandit. I recently picked up a turbo bandit at a second hand store,I've been wanting one since I was a kid. It did not come with a controller, but I figured I could pick one up somewhere or use one of my old futabas. To my surprise it has no crystals to change out. It only has a circuit board. I looked for a specific 27mhz frequency but none is listed on the truck or board.
I stopped at my local shop and they said I could use a different controller if I knew the correct frequency.
My question is how to determine the correct wavelength. Will any 27mhz tyco controller work? Would it just bond right up when turned on? I want to get the truck running. Please help!

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Re: Bandit frequencies
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2014, 11:25:03 »
Hello 90stang, welcome to the forum! As far as the Tyco stuff goes, yes, you should be able to grab any 27mhz controller from Tyco. I think recently some of the toy-grade r/c vehicles started offering different crystals, but all the old stuff was either 27mhz or 49mhz, not any more specific than that.
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Re: Bandit frequencies
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2014, 16:16:18 »
Thanks dragon,
 Now I just have to track one down