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Old 02-02-2008, 08:12 PM
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Replacement Interlink controller?

My friend somehow did something to my Interlink controller and the channel used for pitch isn't working (It won't spring back to resting position) , is there a replacement Interlink controller?
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:02 PM
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My friend somehow did something to my Interlink controller and the channel used for pitch isn't working (It won't spring back to resting position) , is there a replacement Interlink controller?
Call support and explain the problem,
they should be able to fix or replace the damaged controller.

Good Luck,
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Old 02-03-2008, 01:03 AM
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I've made the hole deeper.

It does need to be "UPS" now.
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Old 02-04-2008, 12:34 PM
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Where should I ship it to?
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Old 02-04-2008, 12:47 PM
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Contact Tech Support first.
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Old 02-04-2008, 01:01 PM
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Thanks.
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Old 02-04-2008, 07:57 PM
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What problem...?

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My friend somehow did something to my Interlink controller and the channel used for pitch isn't working (It won't spring back to resting position) , is there a replacement Interlink controller?

You state that the pitch control won't spring back to resting position. That is the left stick on mode 2 interlinks and isn't supposed to "spring back". If I'm interpreting your post correctly, there is nothing wrong with your interlink...
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Old 02-04-2008, 09:21 PM
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I have the same problem which I was told by tech support is covered under warranty
the problem is probably the same I have.
Upon looking inside the controller, there's a plastic arm with a pin and a spring that pivots on a pin that's integral to that arm.it's molded as one piece and unfortunately the pin part is only about 1/32" diameter so it breaks off real easy.
Your friend probably didn't do anything to cause it other than use it.
mine just went like that while I was flying .
Felt it just give way and heard a "SPROING" and that's all she wrote.
I opened it up and took out the spring just to make sure it doesn't short anythingout internally and plugged a transmitter in for now 'till spring.

Can't go a week or two and not be able to fly!!

I bet if you shake the controller and listen you'll hear it rattling around in there.
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Old 02-08-2008, 05:32 PM
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Oops, did I mention that the throtle is on the left side. I didn't know the difference between mode 1 and mode 2.
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Old 02-08-2008, 05:36 PM
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the interlink was from ebay. That pin was already broken(and glued) by the time I ordered it.
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Old 02-09-2008, 01:07 AM
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Even though I've already started a thread I thought I would chime in. Last week I was just flying around when the throttle stick started to catch and then got stuck to where it would only move from half throttle to full. Then the next day before I called them I was flying and the right stick {aileron} made a sproing noise and now there is no tension on the right stick and no center place. I called them and they said to just send it in under warranty, and that was about it. How long does the warranty last?
Then a couple of days ago the left stick popped back to where now it is working, yet the right stick is still screwed up. I can even hear something banging around in there when I shake it! Should I take it apart and try to fix it, or would that void the warranty?
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Old 02-09-2008, 09:57 AM
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I just had my SECOND controller go the same way. I really wish I'd purchased FS one.
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Old 02-09-2008, 04:48 PM
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I just had my SECOND controller go the same way. I really wish I'd purchased FS one.
FS One uses a cheaper controller which is MUCH easier to break.

While there were a rash of controllers with some problems I have yet to have any problems with all three of mine.

Could it be that you may be a bit harder on the controller than you realize?

At least with my game consoles I find that if I'm really into a game, I may forget how much force I'm exerting on the controller.

In any case contact tech support, and tell them you have had two that have done exactly the same thing.
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Old 02-12-2008, 05:16 PM
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Shipped... and delivered. Am I suppose to receive an email from them?
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I have the Futaba radio that shares a case with this controller.

It seems to use the same control mechanism... I'd hate to think that you're out there with a real plane, mashing on the sticks so hard that you're breaking the centering mechanism.
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