replacement transmitter for an rc helicopter?

so i bought a rc heli from a thrift store and it turns on when the switch is flicked, but it came without the transmitter/controller for it, i checked the hobby shops and they said that they don't have any spares for it

it says on a sticker that the heli is a 27MHz, so i was wondering, if i got a transmitter that was designed for helis and ran on the same frequency, in theory it'd work, right? can anyone lend me some advice?

rickharris3 years ago

The 27Mhz band is split into several channels - You need a transmitter with the right crystal in it. As said take to hobby store for help.

Wired_Mist3 years ago

Try looking up the manufacturer, and get the remote that was meant for it.

But really, at the price they will charge, plus shipping, how much is it worth to you? I can buy a 3.5-ch mini copter for $40 (on sale @ $20) But if it's one of the larger ones could be wort it.

If you want to buy a random heli remote that happens to run at 27MHz, It's a craps-shoot.

Take it to your local hobby store. They should be able to look at it for you and recommend the correct transmitter.