MFK-01 Series RC Tractor Controller

MFK-01, an integrated RC car controller,

for upgrading TAMIYA RC Tractor into proportional radio control with Light and Sound Effect

 

 

 

 Overview

 MFK-01 series controller uses 8 channels RC system to control R/C truck forward/backward movement, turning, gear change and coupler  Miniature  design allowed your to keep interior of diver cabin 60A motor driver 22KHz, 8-bit high quality sound with digital sound mixer Max.20W sound output power vibrate motor support Support True-HID light effect on head light and fog light  Safety shutoff prevents unwanted movement while signal lost Auto R/C signal detection, suitable for 27M, 72M and 2.4G RC system   60A*2 Dual Motor Support    Support 3S Li-Po battery  Support Semi-Trailer Controller 

 

Reference of installation to keep interior of diver cabin

 

 Variants

MFK-01

Remote Control system

2.4G RC system with S.BUS

User software Programmability

YES

User Sound Programmability

YES

Engine Sound Simulation

V2

Motor driver Current

60A ( 540/550 Motor) *2

Audio Amplifier 20W*
Head Lamp Yes, with HID effect
Head Lamp Flasher YES
Fog Lamp Yes, HID effect
Roof Light

YES

Hazard flasher

YES

Left/Right Blinker

YES

Speed Indicator Lights

YES

Reverse Light

YES

Kit contained

MFK-01 board *1, channel cable*8,

LED*10, LED Cable*10

Reference Price

$200

$150

*Promotion price before 2018

*Limited to 15W by default, refer to section "To adjust audio amplifier power" for details

 

MFK-01 Software Release List

Software

Package

Name

Description/Notice/Change/New Features

Release Schedule

Ver. A

 10-CH S.BUS control scheme

July 2017

Ver. B  10-CH S.BUS control scheme

July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MFK-01 Boot Loader Release List

Boot Loader is a application, executed in MFK-01, to handles software update, sound pack programming and setting data update

Version

Description/Notice/Change/New Features

Release Schedule

Ver.1

(Green sticker)

-Preliminary Release

Released

Ver.2

(Red sticker)

-Auto Sound pack change detection

-Auto Clean at software update

Released

 

 

 Product Identification System

 

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

      

 

 Ver.A Software 10-CH S.BUS control scheme( Based on FS-i6S transmitter + FS-iA10 Receiver )

Transmitter: FS-i6S, self-centering VrA and VrB type Radio

 

RX:FS-iA10

Layout Command

S.BUS

Channel assignment

 CH2             CH1

Steering Left and Right

CH1 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

 CH2             CH1

Move forward and Break

CH2 (Stick)

 CH4             CH3

Coupler and Motorized support leg

CH3 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

 CH4             CH3

Gear Select

CH4 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

SwA

To do:

Up: Forward Gear

Dw: Reverse Gear

Assign SwA to CH5

SwB: Up

SwC: Center -> Up

Natural Gear Shift In/Out

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

 

SwB: UP

SwC: Center -> Down

 

Engine start/stop Bug to fix

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Center

SwC: Center -> Up

Aux Light(L3) On/Off

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Center

SwC: Center -> Down

Hazard flasher/Parking lamps On/Off

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Down

SwC: Center -> UP

 

Controlled Switch on/ff, can used to control

- Rotating Light Unit On/Off

- Motor

- LEDs

 

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Down

SwC: Center -> Down

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

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwD

Reserved

Assign Key2 to CH6

VrA

UP:  Right Blinker

MID:

Down: Left Blinker

Assign VrA to CH9

VrB

 

UP:  Horn

MID:

Down: Headlamp flasher(L1) On/Off

 

Assign VrB to CH10

  

 Ver.B 10-CH S.BUS control scheme( Based on FS-i6S transmitter + FS-iA10 Receiver )

Transmitter: FS-i6S, self-centering VrA and VrB type Radio

Assign SwB to CH7, SwC to CH8, VrA to CH9, VrB to CH10

RX:FS-iA10

Layout Command Channel assignment

 CH2             CH1

Steering Left and Right

CH1 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

 CH2             CH1

Move forward and backward

CH2 (Stick)

 CH4             CH3

Coupler and Motorized support leg

CH3 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

 CH4             CH3

Gear Change

CH4 (Stick)

To do: pass to servo port

SwA

Reserved

Assign SwA to CH5

SwB: Up

SwC: Center -> Up

Natural Gear Shift In/Out

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

 

SwB: UP

SwC: Center -> Down

 

Engine start/stop

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Center

SwC: Center -> Up

Aux Light(L3) On/Off

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Center

SwC: Center -> Down

Hazard flasher/Parking lamps On/Off

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Down

SwC: Center -> UP

 

Controlled Switch on/ff, can used to control

- Rotating Light Unit On/Off

- Motor

- LEDs

 

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwB: Down

SwC: Center -> Down

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

Assign SwB to CH7

Assign SwC to CH8

SwD/Key2

Reserved

Assign SwD/Key2 to CH6

VrA

UP:  Right Blinker

MID:

Down: Left Blinker

Assign VrA to CH9

VrB

 

UP:  Horn

MID:

Down: Headlamp flasher(L1) On/Off

 

Assign VrB to CH10

  

 

 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

7.4

V

Minimum supply voltage

7.2

V

On-board audio amplifier Maximum power

20

W

    

MFK series connector and pin assignments

 

Connector

Description

Note

SW

Switch Cable Port

Connect to switch cable

CH1

Steering control signal

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH2

Throttle control signal 

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH3

Coupler and Motorized support leg

(Y Cable to MFK and Servo)

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH4

Gear Change

(Y Cable to MFK and Servo)

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH5

Multi-Function Selection

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH6

Multi-Function Trigger

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH7

Left/Right Blinker

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CH8

Horn/ Air discharge

1. Receiver Signal( White Wire)

2. Receiver + ( Red Wire)

3. Receiver - ( Black Wire)

CN1

Battery Power

1. Battery +

2. Battery -

CN2

IR Configuration Port

1. IR receiver +

2. IR receiver SIG

3. IR receiver -

4. IR Configuration Indicator LED -

5. IR Configuration Indicator LED +

CN3

NA

 

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

 

CN6-A

Driving Motor 1

Additional Pad

When 540 or 550 Motor is used for track driving, use this pad to connect motor

CN6-B

Driving Motor 1

Additional Pad

When 540 or 550 Motor is used for track driving, use this pad to connect motor

CN7

Driving Motor 2

 

CN7-A

Driving Motor 2

Additional Pad

When 540 or 550 Motor is used for track driving, use this pad to connect motor

CN7-B

Driving Motor 2

Additional Pad

When 540 or 550 Motor is used for track driving, use this pad to connect motor

CN9

Light Effect Functions

1. Left blinker LED- (OK)

2. Right blinker LED- (OK)

3. Left blinker, Right blinker, Engine Vibration Motor +

4. Engine Vibration Motor -

5. (HID effect ) HEAD Light LED -

6. (HID effect ) HEAD Light LED +

7. (HID effect V2 release) FOG Light LED -

8. (HID effect V2 release) FOG Light LED +

CN10

Smoke Unit /

Smoke Unit Fan

1. Smoke Unit + / Smoke Unit Fan +

2. Smoke Unit - / Smoke Unit Fan -

CN11

Smoke Unit /

Smoke Unit Fan switch

1. Switch

2. Switch

CN12

Smoke Unit Heater

1. Smoke Unit Heater +

2. Smoke Unit Heater -

J1

Semi-Trailer controller IR control port

( V2 release )

1. --->2K Resistor -->IR LED +

2. IR LED -

J2

Coupler Control Servo Port

( V2 release )

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

J3

Break Light Port

( V2 release )

1. Break Light LED +

2. Break Light LED -

J4

Gear Shift Servo Port

( V2 release )

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

J5

Steering Servo Port

( V2 release )

1. Signal( White Wire)

2. +5V ( Red Wire)

3. Battery - (Black Wire)

J6

Programming / ESP unit Port

To connect TK Programmer

J7

NA

 

J8

NA

 

L1

Headlamp flasher (OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L2

Roof Light (OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L3

Aux Light (OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L4

Controlled Switch on/ff(OK)

When connect to a Rotating Light/Motor:

1. -->Rotating Light Unit/ Motor +

2. -->Rotating Light Unit/Motor -

 

When connect to a LED:

1. --> 200ohm in-serial resistor --> LED +

2. --> LED -

 

L5

Reverse Light(OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L6

Speed Indicator LED1(OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L7

Speed Indicator LED2(OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

L8

Speed Indicator LED3(OK)

1. LED +

2. LED -

 

 

 Assembly Guide

Under construction!