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Futaba R3001SB Receiver

Futaba R3001SB Air Receiver

Hitting hobby shops now is the Futaba R3001SB air receiver. This receiver is the lightest that Futaba has ever built, coming in at just 0.15oz, and can be used in all sorts of different aircraft, including drones. Its S.Bus/S.Bus2 ports offer functionality for up to 18 different channels while dual antennas ensure rock solid reception. * T-FHSS 2.4GHz receiver * Accepts [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Joys of a Good Radio

One of the most peculiar things about large trail runs are the abundance of cheap radios that you see. Now, that would not be a surprise if all of the vehicles were standard run-of-the-mill RTR’s, but most are not. There are rigs completely decked out to the 9’s with expensive power plants, high dollar servos, more aluminum than a┬áCoca-Cola factory….and [...]

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Futaba 16SZA Telemetry Radio

Futaba 16SZA Telemetry Radio

Coming in July from Futaba is the 16SZA telemetry radio. This is a 16 channel air radio that is fully compatible with FASSTest, FASST, T-FHSS and S-FHSS protocols. A large 4.3″ LCD screen makes it easy to see the menu system, while 16 channels make it extremely versatile. * Voice messaging with earphone jack * 30 model memory * EPA adjustments * Adjustable servo [...]

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Futaba 7PX

Coming This Summer – The Futaba 7PX

If you are truly serious about rc, there is nothing more valuable than a high-end transmitter. As we first reported Here, the crew at Futaba have an all new top-of-the-line radio called the 7PX coming out. It is expected to start shipping some time this summer and is loaded with all the features that the hardcore enthusiast needs. Here are [...]

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Futaba 6L Sport Radio

Futaba 6L Sport Radio

While walking the NRHSA Show we happened to spot the new Futaba 6L Sport Radio. The 6L is a new affordable transmitter designed for the air market. It has 6 channels of output and transmits on Futaba’s T-FHSS 2.4GHz air system. It feels great in the hands and should make for a nice choice for your next air build. * Internal [...]

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Futaba 7PX

Teaser – Futaba 7PX

Now being teased by Futaba is the 7PX transmitter. The 7PX brings 7 channels of operation to the plate as well as a 4.3″ color touch screen display. The 7PX sports a new 2.4GHz T-FHSS SR system, but not much else has been announced about the latest flagship transmitter from Futaba. While we wait for more details you can use This [...]

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Futaba 4PX Video

Video – Setting Conditions On The Futaba 4PX

Recently posted by Futaba is a video showing you how to set conditions on the 4PX radio. The 4PX has 5 condition selection buttons that make it easy to change radio settings. In the video surface manager Brad Brucker walks you through the steps necessary to set your 4PX up for various conditions and shows you just how easy it [...]

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Hobbico Weak Signals 2017

Weak Signals 2017 Hobbico Booth

Another company making a huge showing at the 2017 Weak Signals show in Toledo was our good friends at Hobbico. The Hobbico crew had a giant booth sporting all of their latest air products. On the drone side of things they were showing off the very popular RISE Vusion House Racer, as well as the RISE RXS255 race machine. There [...]

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Futaba Bari Musawwir

Team Futaba Signs Bari Musawwir

The crew over at Futaba have sent out a press release with their latest driver signing, Bari Musawwir. While Bari is a professional full sized monster truck driver, he is also big into the hobby of rc cars. It sure is cool to see Futaba sign Bari and it was interesting to read in the press release how he uses [...]

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11th Annual Futaba and O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

11th Annual Futaba & O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

Coming up on July 27th to the 30th is the 11th Annual Futaba And O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge. This yearly event will once again be held at the legendary St. Louis Dirtbuners track and features 7 different nitro classes as well as an electric buggy class. The Futaba race brings in racers from all over the country and is bound [...]

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Futaba 6K V2

Futaba 6K V2 8-Channel Air System

For all you fliers out there, Futaba has announced the 6k V2 air system. The 6K V2 is an 8-channel radio that is designed to give you a great bang for the buck. Here are some of its primary features and specifications- * 2 additional channels * Expanded flights modes in multi-copter programming * Vibration alerts * Internal antenna * Multi-copter, airplane, helicopter, and glider [...]

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Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

Shipping in late March from Futaba is the CPS-1 Channel Power Switch. The CPS-1 allows LED lights to be controlled from your 3 channel transmitter. This easy to install device is suitable for rc cars, helicopters, and airplanes, making it a cinch to turn on (or off) your LED lights from your radio. * Allows you to turn on/off your lights [...]

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Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

The folks at Futaba have entered a collaboration with O.S. Speed to put out three new High-End Servos. All the servos are a high voltage design, they all utilize ceramic bearings, and they come with aluminum cases for added durability and bling factor. Speed T1 – 1/10 on-road, upper & middle aluminum case, speed of 0.08 sec and torque of 11.0kgf [...]

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Chi Town Shootout 2017

Chi-Town ShootOut Coming March 2-5

Coming up on March 2-5 is the 2017 Chi-Town ShootOut at Leisure Hours R/C Raceway in Joliet Illinois. The Chi-Town ShootOut has been an extremely popular race and takes place on one of the best indoor tracks in the entire country. The four day event is sponsored by companies like Futaba, TrakPower, and Duratrax, and some of the best racers [...]

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Futaba R2001SB Drone Receiver

Futaba R2001SB Drone Receiver

Futaba has announced the R2001SB drone receiver. The R2001SB is the smallest and lightest full range receiver that Futaba has ever produced. Its small size makes it easy to tuck away in your race drone, while its lightweight design (only 4 grams!) helps your quad’s performance. * S.Bus design * Weight- 0.15 oz * Size- 21.1 x 41.8 x 5.3 mm The R2001SB [...]

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