GY701 Gyro w/Governor by Futaba

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This is the beginner-friendly – competition-ready Futaba GY701 gyro and governor from Futaba. The Futaba GY701 combines a gyro and governor in one unit, representing a quantum leap forward in technology. Processing rates are incredible, resulting in response rates that are even more amazing. Basic and Expert menus make it easy for novices and pros to enjoy latency-free performance and virtually instantaneous set-ups. The GY701's OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) is easy to read indoors or out. When combined with the Governor, you have a system that's optimized for even the most extreme helicopter competitions.

Gyro/Governor Features:

  • Small and lightweight — only 1.7 in. x 1.2 in., and weighs less than 1/2 ounce
  • S.Bus capable with a single cable connection to the receiver
  • Free firmware and software, using the CIU-2 PC Interface (sold separately)
  • Easy for anyone to program. Features both Basic and Expert menus
  • Organic Light Emitting Display (OLED) for easy viewing indoors or out
  • Works with analog or digital servos
  • 3-color LED to indicate gyro status
Gyro Features:
  • Utilizes MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical System) technology
  • Ultra high-speed processing
  • Advanced PID control algorithm
  • Smooth, consistent pirouette rate and yaw control
  • Patented, internal “Feed Forward” mixing through S.Bus means no latency and no tail offset (available in S.Bus mode only)
  • 3D/F3C mode-selectable
  • Sensor features an aluminum alloy case and 3-color mode indicator LED
Governor Features:
  • RPM range of 1000-3000
  • Mode selectable for governor or rev limiter
  • Clutch-mounted sensor or optional back plate mount for O.S.® .91, .55 and .50 engines


  • Operation range: +/- 1,200° per second
  • Sensor dimensions: 0.8 in x 0.8 in x 0.3 in (21 mm x 21 mm x 8 mm)
  • Sensor weight: 0.3 oz (9.4 g)
  • Controller dimensions: 1.7 in x 1.2 in x 0.5 in (44 mm x 30 mm x 12 mm)
  • Controller weight: 0.44 oz (12.5 g)

This product was added to our catalog on October 26, 2010.