MFK-03 Series RC Car Controller

MFK-03, a integrated RC car controller,

for upgrading Truck into proportional radio control with Light and Sound Effect

 

 Overview

 MFK series controller uses 4 channels RC system to control R/C truck forward/backward movement, turning, gear change  Programmable ESP( Electronic Stability Program) suppor  Miniature  design allowed your to keep interior of diver cabin 60A motor driver 22KHz, 16-bit high quality sound with digital sound mixer 15W sound output power Support vibrate motor Support True-HID head light effect  Safety shutoff prevents unwanted movement while signal lost Auto R/C signal detection, suitable for 27M, 72M and 2.4G RC system   Dual Motor Support   Support 3S Li-Po battery

 

 

 

 Variants

MFK-03

MFK-03E

Remote Control System

Traditional 4-CH AM, FM or 2.4G RC system

Traditional 4-CH AM, FM or 2.4G RC system

Engine Sound rendering

Multi Simple Set,

Fuzzy Logic Engine Sound Simulation

Engine Load detection,

Multi Simple Set,

Fuzzy Logic Engine Sound Simulation

Motor driver Current

60A ( 540/550 Motor)

60A ( 540/550 Motor)

ESP NO YES

Kit contained

MFK-03 board *1,

channel cable*4

MFK-03 board *1,

channel cable*8,

ESP module*1

Reference Price

TBD

TBD

 

 Product Identification System

 

*Sound set code info is on "Sound Set Code" page

 

Control Mode and operation

Steering Left and Right

 CH1

Throttle Up

CH2

Break, break force is proportional to stick angle

 

 

CH2

 

Horn

CH3

 

Engine On/Off

CH3

Right: Turn indicator

Left: Turn indicator

CH4

Roof/Aux Light On -> Head Light On -> Fog Light On -> Lights Off

CH5

Hazard flasher On/Off

CH5

Shift to Neutral gear

CH6

Shift to 3rd gear

CH6

Shift to 2nd gear

CH6

Shift to 1st gear

 CH6

Shift to Reverse  gear

 CH6

 

 

 

Move stick Up to unlock coupler

Not connected to MFK

Motorized support leg up

Move stick 50% down

Not connected to MFK

Motorized support leg down

Move stick down

(Not connected to MFK

 

   

 

 

 

 Specification

Parameter

 

Unit

Maximum current of track ESC

60

A

Maximum current of turret and cannon elevation ESC

7

A

Maximum current of Smoker Driver

7

A

Maximum supply voltage

11.4

V

Minimum supply voltage

7.2

V

On-board audio amplifier

10

W

    

MFK series connector and pin assignments

 

Connector

Description

Note

SW

Switch Cable Port

Connect to switch cable

CN1

Battery Power

1. Battery +

2. Battery -

CN2

IR Configuration Port

1. IR Configuration receiver +

2. IR Configuration receiver SIG

3. IR Configuration receiver -

4. IR Configuration Indicator/AUX Light LED -

5. IR Configuration Indicator/AUX Light LED +

CN3

NOT USED

 

CN4

Sound Volume

1. Volume Signal Output ( Wiper pin of VR )

2. Battery -( 1 outside pin of VR )

3. Volume Signal Input ( 1 outside pin of VR )

CN5

Speaker

 

CN6

Driving Motor 1

 

CN7

Driving Motor 2

 

CH1

Steering control signal,

Futaba: CH1

JR:AILE

CH2

Throttle control signal 

Futaba: CH2( Mode 2)  or CH3 ( Mode 1 )

JR:ELEV

CH3

Multi function control signal 1

Futaba: CH3( Mode 2) or CH2 ( Mode 1 )

JR:THRO

CH4

Multi function control signal 2

Futaba: CH4

JR:RUOD

CH5

 

 

CH6

 

 

CH7

Reverse Light

1. Reverse Light LED +

2. Reverse Light LED -

3. NC

CH8

MG Light

1. MG Light LED +

2. MG Light LED -

3. NC

CN9

Light Effect Functions

1. Left turn indicator (LED)-

2. Right turn indicator (LED)-

3. Left and Right turn indicator (LED)+,  Engine Vibration Motor +

3. Engine Vibration Motor -

5. HEAD Light -

6. HEAD Light +

7. FOG Light +

8. FOG Light -

CN10

Smoker Heater

 

CN11

Smoker Heater Switch

 

CN12

Smoker Fan/Compressor

 

J1

IR Battle Emitter Port

To work with IR battle emitter(IR010)

1. IR LED +

2. IR LED -

J2

Coupler and Support leg Servo Port

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

(For TAMIYA 56505 Motorized support legs)

J3 Break Light Port

1. Break Light LED +

2. Break Light LED -

J4 Gear Shift Servo  Port

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

J5

External Engine sound module port

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

J6 NA  
J7 NA  
J8 NA  

L1

Rotating Light  LED1

1. LED +

2. LED -

L2

Rotating Light  LED2

1. LED +

2. LED -

L3

Rotating Light  LED3

1. LED +

2. LED -

L4

Roof Light LED

1. --->200 Ohm Resistor---> LED +

2. LED -

L5

Rotating Light  LED4

1. LED +

2. LED -

L6

Reverse Light

1. LED +

2. LED -

L7

MG Light

1. LED +

2. LED -

L8

LED3

1. LED +

2. LED -

 

 Assembly Guide

Under construction!

 

 

 

 

 Personalization( Patent Pending)

Settings of MFK series board can be set by Configuration IR remote and programming line( as follow)

 

 

Type of Vehicle  determines Battle Date when doing IR battle( See Variants section )

Type of Tank

Mobility

 vs.

Hit taken

Damaged

State

Badly Damaged

State

Destroyed

State

Heavy*

1~4 hits taken

5~8 hits taken

9 hits taken

Medium

1~3 hits taken

4~5 hits taken

6 hits taken

 Light

1 hit taken

2 hits taken

3 hits taken

HL Mode

1~2 hits taken

(Note)

3~4 hits taken

(Note)

5 hits taken

 

Steps to set parameters:

STEP 1: Turn power off, plug programming line to CN2,

STEP 2: Install a jumper to J2 as shown below, turn power on,

STEP 3: Point Configuration IR remote to programming line receiver, refer to function table listed below and press the button

of function that you want to set,

STEP 4: Indicator of programming line flashes according to the setting value.

STEP 5: turn power off, remove jumper on J2, then power on and you are set.

 

Function tables:

Function Table Page Selection: Press "-/--" Key on TV remote to select. for TK22G2 only

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Select settings on Page 1

1*

MFK board goes back to this page after power on

Select settings on Page 2

2

 

Select settings on Page 3

3

 

Select settings on Page 4

4

 

*Text in black means that setting function is on page1.

 

Save current setting to PRESET 1: Press number key "1" on TV remote to save,

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Save to PRESET 1

1

Indicator flashes when setting is saved

 

 

Save current setting to PRESET 2: Press number key "2" on TV remote to save,

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Save to PRESET 2

2

Indicator flashes when setting is saved

*Once you've adjusted everything, you can push "1" or "2" to save current setting to PRESET 1 or 2. If you don't do this saving the board remembers the last settings.

 

Use saved settings: Press "ENT" or "SOUND MODE" Key on TV remote to select.

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Use PRESET 1 setting

1

 

Use PRESET 2 setting

2

 

Use Factory Default Setting

( Read-Only )

3

To restore factory default value in case of setting data is messed up.

*To switch between the presets you press either "sound mode" or "enter" button, once the preset is selected, switch tank off and remove setup jumper. Switch back on and away you go.

 

Mixer Mode: Press  (MUTE) key on TV remote to select. ( Vibrate motor strength )

Available Settings

Indicator flashes times

Description

Mixer Mode 1

1*

Tank mode 1

CH1 controls rudder, CH2 controls throttle.

Proportional steering, sharp and pivot turn* are supported

Left Track

Right Track

Pivot

Turn

Sharp

Turn

Proportional

Steering

Proportional

Steering

Sharp

Turn

Pivot

Turn

 

Mixer Mode 2

2

OFF mode

CH1 controls left track, CH2 controls right track

Mixer Mode 3

3

Tank mode 2

CH1 controls rudder, CH2 controls throttle,

Proportional steering and sharp turn are supported

Left Track

Right Track

Sharp

Turn

Proportional

Steering

Proportional

Steering

Sharp

Turn

   

Mixer Mode 4

4

Half-Track mode

CH1 controls rudder, CH2 controls throttle,

Support proportional steering only.

Max. turn ratio ( speed ratio of left and right track at hard left and right turn) can be configured form large (4) to small (8)

Left Track

Right Track

Proportional

Steering

Proportional

Steering

 

Mixer Mode 5

5

Mixer Mode 6

6

Mixer Mode 7

7

Mixer Mode 8

8

*pivot turn is also named as super spin.

 

Main Gun Function Mode: Press "POWER" key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

TAMIYA RECOIL MODE*

1*

To use TAMIYA recoil unit,

CN3, Pin4:TAMIYA Recoil Unit Switch

CN3, Pin5:TAMIYA Recoil Unit Switch

CN9, Pin3:TAMIYA Recoil Unit green Wire

CN9, Pin4:TAMIYA Recoil Unit white Wire

HL AirSoft MODE

2

To use HL AirSoft,

CN3,Pin4:HL AirSoft Unit Switch

CN3,Pin5:HL AirSoft Unit Switch

CN9,Pin3:HL AIRSOFT Motor +

CN9,Pin4:HL AIRSOFT Motor -

HL Recoil MODE

3

To use HL Recoil unit,

CN3,Pin4:HL Recoil Unit Switch

CN3,Pin5:HL Recoil Unit Switch

CN9,Pin3:HL Recoil Motor +

CN9,Pin4:HL Recoil Motor -

Gun elevation servo Mode

4

CN3,Pin4:NC

CN3,Pin5:NC

CN9,Pin3:AUX POWER +

CN9,Pin4:AUX POWER -

J4.1. Signal( White Wire)

J4.2. +5V ( Red Wire)

J4.3. Battery - (Black Wire)

*This function is only available on TK22

*Use this mode on Hooben Tank.

 

IR Battle Preset Data: press  "MTS" or "A/B" Key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

TAMIYA Heavy tank

1*

Reload Time = 9 seconds,

Invulnerability time = 10 seconds,

Max. hit can take = 9 hit.

TAMIYA Medium tank

2

Reload Time = 5 seconds,

Invulnerability time = 12 seconds,

Max. hit can take = 6 hits

TAMIYA Light  tank

3

Reload Time = 3 seconds,

Invulnerability time = 15 seconds,

Max. hit can take = 3 hits.

Heavy Armored Vehicle

4

Invulnerability time = 10 seconds,

Max. cannon hit cam take = 1 hit

Max. machine gun hit can take = 24 hit.

Medium Armored Vehicle

5

Invulnerability time = 10 seconds,

Max. cannon hit can take = 1 hit

Max. machine gun hit can take = 16 hit.

Light Armored Vehicle

6

Invulnerability time = 10 seconds,

Max. cannon hit can take = 1 hit

Max. machine gun hit can take = 8 hit.

HL tank

7

Reload Time = 3 seconds,

Invulnerability time = 10 seconds(Note1)

Max. hit can take = 5 hits,

Reserved

8

 

Note1: Reference setting for HL Tank

Momentum effect On/Off: Press "SLEEP(0x36)" or "" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Off

1*

 

ON

2

 

*This function is only available on TK22

Reload Sound On/Off: Press "Timer Off(0x3C)" or " "on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

On

1*

 

Off

2

 

*This function is only available on TK22

 

Taking a hit hull recoil On/Off: Press "JUMP(0x3B)" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

On

1*

 

Off

2

 

*This function is only available on TK22

 

Strength of taking a hit hull recoil: Press "CH Up" or "PROGR +" key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

1

1

Small( 1 ) to Large( 16 )movement

: :

6

6*

:

:

16

16

 

Firing tank gun hull recoil On/Off: Press "SURROUND(0x29)" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

On

1*

 

Off

2

 

*This function is only available on TK22

 

Strength of firing tank gun hull recoil: Press "VOL UP" key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

1

1

Small( 1 ) to Large( 16 )movement

:

:

6

6*

: :

16

16

 

RealRecoil servo direction: press "CH down" or "PROGR -" key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Normal

1*

 

Reversed

2

 

 

Gun elevation servo direction: press " Teletext ON(0x3F)" or "" key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Normal

1*

 

Reversed

2

 

*This function is only available on TK22

 

Speed reduction in damaged state: press "3" key on TV remote to select.

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0%

1

No mobility damage simulation, Speed is not reduced when Tank is in damaged state.

-12.5%

2*

 

-25%

3  
-37.5% 4  
-50% 5  
-62.5% 6  
-75% 7  
-87.5% 8  

 

Speed reduction in badly damaged state: press "DISPLAY" or "DRC-MF" key on TV remote to select.

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0%

1

No mobility damage simulation, Speed is not reduced when Tank is in badly damaged state.

-12.5%

2

 

-25%

3*  
-37.5% 4  
-50% 5  
-62.5% 6  
-75% 7  
-87.5% 8  

 

Armor type: press number key "9" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Heavy Armor

1*

Resistance to machine gun 

Soft skin, like Trucks

2

No resistance to machine gun 

 

Sending IR code when firing  machine gun: press number key "6" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Not to send MG IR code

1*

 

To send MG IR code

2

 

 

Primary weapon reload time: press number key "4" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

3 seconds

3

 

4 seconds

4

 

5 seconds

5

 

6 seconds

6

 

7 seconds

7

 

8 seconds

8

 

9 seconds

9*

 

10 seconds

10

 

11 seconds

11

 

12 seconds

12

 

13 seconds

13

 

14 seconds

14

 

15 seconds

15

 

 

Rounds of Primary weapon: press number key "8" on TV remote to select,

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Not limited

1*

 

8 rounds

2

 

16 rounds

3

 

24 rounds

4

 

32 rounds

5

 

40 rounds

6

 

48 rounds

7

 

56 rounds

8

 

64 rounds

9

 

72 rounds

10

 

80 rounds

11

 

88 rounds

12

 

96 rounds

13

 

104 rounds

14

 

112 rounds

15

 

120 rounds

16

 

 

Primary weapon IR code: press number key "0" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

TAMIYA cannon code

1*

For TAMIYA IR battle

HL cannon code

2

For HL IR battle

Repair code

3

For Bergepanzer application,

damage count decreased by 1 when this IR code is received, each repair needs 15s, no other vehicle can damage vehicle that is under this mode

Machine Gun code

4

Vehicle with MG

 

Invulnerability time: Vehicle is Invulnerable during this period, press number key "7" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Vehicle can not be recovered from destroyed mode

1

 

1 second

2

 

2 seconds

3

 

3 seconds

4

 

4 seconds

5

 

5 seconds

6

 

6 seconds

7

 

7 seconds

8

 

8 seconds

9

 

9 seconds

10

 

10 seconds

11*

TAMIYA Heavy tank

11 seconds

12

 

12 seconds

13

TAMIYA Medium tank

13 seconds

14

 

14 seconds

15

TAMIYA Light tank

15 seconds

16

 

 

Max hit can take: Press  number key "5" on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

1 round

1

 

2 rounds

2

 

3 rounds

3

TAMIYA Light tank

4 rounds

4

 

5 rounds

5

 

6 rounds

6

TAMIYA Medium tank

7 rounds

7

 

8 rounds

8

 

9 rounds

9*

TAMIYA Heavy tank

10 rounds

10

 

11 rounds

11

 

12 rounds

12

 

13 rounds

13

 

14 rounds

14

 

15 rounds

15

 

 

 

GBS LED enable: press "TV/VIDEO" or "->[]" Key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Enabled

1*

 

Disabled

2

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Speed gain increase: Select page 4 , press  number key "1" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

 0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Speed gain decrease: Select page 4 , press  number key "4" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Start gain increase: Select page 4 , press  number key "2" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Start gain decrease: Select page 4 , press  number key "5" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Stop gain increase: Select page 4 , press  number key "3" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS motor Stop gain decrease: Select page 4 , press  number key "6" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

16

17

 

 

Horizontal GBS sensitive  increase: Select page 4 , press  number key "8" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Horizontal GBS sensitive decrease: Select page 4 , press  number key "0" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

16

17

 

 

Vertical GBS slow gain increase: Select page 3 , press  number key "1" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Vertical GBS slow gain decrease: Select page 3 , press  number key "4" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Vertical GBS fast gain increase: Select page 3 , press  number key "2" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Vertical GBS fast gain decrease: Select page 3 , press  number key "5" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Vertical GBS servo angle gain increase: Select page 3 , press  number key "8" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Vertical GBS servo angle gain decrease: Select page 3 , press  number key "0" on TV remote to increase gain

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

0

1

 

:

:

 

8

9

 

 

Engine deck level  increase: Select page 3 , press  "VOL UP" on TV remote to increase level

Engine deck level  decrease: Select page 3 , press  "VOL Down" on TV remote to decrease level

Engine deck level Function Enable: Select page 3, press "MUTE" Key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Disable

1

 

Enable

2*

 

 

Auto Load Position UP: Select page 3 , press  "CH UP" on TV remote to increase level

Auto Load Position Down: Select page 3 , press  "CH Down" on TV remote to decrease level

Auto Load Position Function Enable: Select page 3, press "POWER" Key on TV remote to select

Available Settings

Indicator

flashes times

Description

Disable

1

 

Enable

2*