What is a 2.4 GHz Receiver?

A receiver’s main function is to trap electromagnetic wave of a certain frequency that is usually coded with specific information or command.  Frequency is measured by giga hertz (GHz) which is equal to one thousand million hertz. You might have noticed that almost everything that is wireless uses 2.4 GHz band because with 2.4 GHz you get a better range.

What is a 2.4 GHz receiver?

A 2.4ghz receiver is a gadget that is used to communicate with transmitter using 2.4ghz spectrum. It is very reliable because it gives the user glitch free experience like never before. They work almost the same as Bluetooth transmitter or the 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi range. These receivers have an upgraded antenna that enables unprecedented performance over a long distance. The presence of a bind plug enables easy binding and fast link-up with the transmitter/module.  2.4 GHz receivers are widely used in toys like RC cars and boats. A 2.4 GHz receiver doesn’t pair or bind with any transmitter and that’s why it is advisable to confirm with the manufacturer’s specific before acquiring a receiver.

How to bind a 2.4 GHz receiver to a transmitter/module.

Binding a 2.4hgz receiver to a transmitter is not techy as it may sound. Every receiver comes with a manufacturer manual that provides you with the directions and instructions, so it is always advised to read the instructions before starting your binding process. The first thing you need to do is make sure your transmitter and gadget for instance your RC car are powered off. Connect your receiver to the bind port of your gadget using the bind plug and connect the receiver battery to one of the channel port. Switch the gadget on. You will notice some flashing lights coming from the receiver an indication that the receiver is ready to bind.

The next thing you need to do is to turn on the transmitter. Long press the set up button on the transmitter until the LED goes off then release the button. This process may take about ten seconds. The LED lights will change its color or switch to dim depending on the type of receiver you have. This means that the transmitter is in binding mode. Don’t forget to verify that both the receiver and transmitter have been connected successfully. Finally, turn your gadget (like a car) and module off, and remove the bind plugs. Switch everything back on starting with the module first, then your car.

 

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