The EFRA and some other federations prohibit the use of a telemetry function in their regulations. No reason to do without the Sanwa MT-4! The telemetry signal can be easily deactivated.
The extensive telemetry functions of the new Sanwa transmitter scared some of the officials. Lightning fast response and highest transmission security are widely accepted. But the rapid data flow from the receiver to the transmitter is a no go for these federations. They definitely prohibited that the receiver sends any telemetry signal in official races.
This is absolutely no reason to get a so called “dumb” receiver or to do without the Sanwa MT-4. The engineers from the land of the rising sun took the matter into account when they designed the transmitter.
When the transmitter’s telemetry function is deactivated, the RX-461 or RX-462 receiver does not send any telemetry data. Just switch the telemetry function off and race with your Sanwa MT-4 without any worries!
The telemetry function can be deactivated as follows:
• Press the ENTER button (push button, rotary dial, see manual page 7) » scroll to 16.SYSTEM
in the menu
• Press the ENTER button » scroll to 10.TELEMTRY in the menu
• Press the ENTER button » scroll to SETTING in the menue
• Press the ENTER button » ON/OFF is already pre-selected
• Press the ENTER button » scroll from ON to OFF
• Press the ENTER button to save
• Quit the menus with the BACK button (see manual page 7)
This function is also described on page 70 of the manual.
You can control the setup as follows:
• When the telemetry function is activated and the receiver is switched off / out of reach,
an orange-red LED flashes at the transmitter
• When the telemetry function is deactivated, the LED does not flash; no matter,
if the receiver is switched on or off
By the way: when the Sanwa MT-4 is operated with the RX-451, RX-451R or RX-381 receivers, these precautions are not necessary, because these receivers don’t feature a telemetry function.