Futaba GY701 Helicopter Gyro w/Governor

Tower Stock# LXZZD3  •  Manufacturer Stock# FUTM0822
Futaba GY701 Helicopter Gyro w/Governor (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is the Futaba GY701 Gyro and Governor.


GY701 Gyro-
Utilizes MEMS (Micro ElectroMechanical System) technology to ensure
ultra high-speed processing
S.Bus capable, a single cable connection to receiver
Internal mixing through S.Bus for no latency or tail offset
Sensor has aluminum alloy case and 2-color mode indicator LED
3D and F3C mode selectable
Organic Light Emitting Display (OLED) 128 x 36 dot graphical display
for easy outdoor viewing in bright sunlight
Advanced PID control algorithm and consistent pirouette rate and yaw
Mode selectable for governor or rev limiter
Easy for anyone to program with both Basic and Expert menus
Updatable firmware and software using the CIU-2 PC Interface-not
Compatible with analog or digital servos
One year limited warranty through Futaba on both components
beginning at date of purchase.


Futaba GY701 Governor with Instruction Manual, three Sensor Mounting
Stays, Adjustment Screwdriver, Governor Sensor, Red and Black
Extensions, two Magnets, Sensor, TX and Governor Labels, GY701


Installing in heli, connecting to receiver and mounting magnets and


Size: 0.83 x 0.83 x 0.31" (21 x 21 x 8mm)
Weight: 0.33oz (9.4g)
Operation Range: +/- 1,200 deg/sec
Supported Servo Types: Digital 1520S
Digital 760S
RPM Range: 1,000 - 3,000 RPM
Length: 1.73" (44mm)
Width: 1.14" (29mm)
Height: 0.47" (12mm)
Weight: 0.459oz (13g)
Maximum Operating Voltage: 3.8 - 8.4V DC
Current Drain: 80mA
Selectable Servo Frame: 70Hz, 280Hz and 570Hz (gyro only) rate
Flight Mode: User selectable F3C or 3D (gyro)
Center Pulse Width: 1520S (70Hz and 280Hz frame rate)
Control Resolution: 0.1Hz (6RPM) engine speed
Speed Stability Accuracy: 1%
Speed Control Range: 1,000 - 3,000 RPM rotor speed
Operating Temperature: 14 - 113F (-10 - 45C)
Control System: Digital Advanced Control
Sensor: Vibrating structure gyro/magnetic sensor (gyro/governor)
Angular Velocity Range: +-1,200 per second
COMMENT: This gyro, if purchased WITHOUT the goveror will not work
with a governor if it is purchased later.

jxs 08/19/10

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