R617FS 2.4GHz FASST 7 Channel Receiver by Futaba

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This is the Futaba R617FS 2.4GHz FASST 7 channel receiver, and is intended for use with Futaba 2.4 GHz FASST airplane radio systems.


  • High sensitivity receiver weighs only .25oz (7g) without case yet is a full range system for all aircraft from giant scale to park flyer applications-no need to buy separate receiver for specific aircraft Simple one-touch linking - no plugs to mess with or lose
  • Dual Antenna Diversity allows 2.4GHz FASST Futaba transmitter to select the best reception between the two receiver antennas with no signal loss
  • Rubber grommets installed where antennas exit to eliminate stress and fraying of the two antenna wires
  • One year limited manufacturers warranty

1.6x1.1x.35" (40x27x9mm)
Power Requirement: 4.8 - 6V
Current Drain: 80mA (at no signal), 74 mA (w/signal no servos on 4.8)
Weight: 0.34oz (9.8g) with case, 0.25oz (7g) without case

This product was added to our catalog on April 8, 2008.

KEN Roseboom
Monday, Jun 4 2012 (about 4 years ago)
Futaba R617FS 2.4GHz FASST 7 Channel Receiver
nice receiver, no problems and i own a half dozen of em....like the earlier reviewer stated " i wish they were cheaper...!" I couldnt agree more.
Joseph Franciamone
Verified Owner
Sunday, Feb 1 2009 (about 7 years ago)
Futaba R617FS 2.4GHz FASST 7 Channel Receiver
These are quite excellent. Super light and well designed to make adjusting position a breeze. the extra channel is quite handy as well :) If only they were cheaper; cause I need a few more...