Futaba R304SB-E question

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  1. Sep 17, 2019 #1

    MarkScott

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    Futaba states the R304SB-E is not for GP cars. Ok, no explaination of what GP stands for. Only thing I can think of is Gas Powered. Does that include Nitro powered boats?? Anyone have an idea if this RX would work for boats?
     
  2. Sep 17, 2019 #2

    MarkScott

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    Just got this back from Futaba:

    The only difference is, the E version doesn’t have an antenna.

    The nitro version has a long antenna to over come the height of the cooling head
     
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    Mark.. you are right.. Gas Power.. you DO NOT want to use this RX in a boat..

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    BTY.. the 304 is a NON-DIVERSITY RX.. you would not want to use this anyway!

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    I've haven't had a problem with my R304SBs . Granted, I don't race as much as a lot of the other people running boats but, with two of my receivers being at least 4 to 5 years old, I can't see spending the money to replace them. I will probably buy the 324 from here on out though
     
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    What receiver do you recommend with the T4PV? We currently use the R304SB.
     
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    324 or 334...

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  8. Nov 10, 2019 #8

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    I have an r 304sb in a pan car, and a 4wd off road buggy, both are electric.......would these receivers work ok in a FE hydro or mono??
     
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    I use 304SB's in my nitro boats....no issue here...not sure what non-diversity means?
     
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    Bill they can.. BUT.. if you are going to use this RX please consider the 400mm RX antenna. Better yet.. get a 324 RX and have the 400mm ant put on it and properly install (label up) the RX in the boat..

    Jake.. Diversity means.. two antennas.

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