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Sanwa M17

Sanwa M17 Radio System

Sanwa has been teasing the M17 for several weeks, now more details have been released. Last week the M17 was shown at the Shizouko Hobby Show. It turned heads with a number of new features, here are some of its highlights- * World record fastest response speed * Full color display * Touch screen display * Detachable trigger * SSL Code 5 & 10 * SDHC [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Raceware 2.0

Spektrum Updates The DX6R

Recently announced by Spektrum is the updated DX6R. Around our offices we currently have four people using a DX6R as their primary transmitter, and for good reason – it has lightening speed, it sports incredibly versatile ergonomics, and it is Android based, allowing the use of thousands of apps. The latest version of the DX6R comes with Spektrum’s RaceWare 2.0 [...]

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Futaba T7XC Radio Transmitter

Teaser – Futaba T7XC Twin Stick Radio

Former world champion Yuichi Kanai recently posted pictures of the new Futaba T7XC stick radio on his social media. While not much is known about the T7XC, it is the newest high-end stick radio from Futaba and was designed for use at the highest levels of competition. The 7XC appears to use the same operating system and screen as the [...]

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Spektrum DX8e Air Transmitter

Spektrum DX8e 8-Channel Air Transmitter

Recently announced by Spektrum is the DX8e air transmitter. The DX8e is the perfect radio for new flyers with an ever expanding fleet of aircraft. Featuring four model types, telemetry, and over a 250 model memory, the DX8e is extremely versatile and easy to use. Here are some of its highlights- * DSMX technology * Spektrum AirWare firmware * 8 channels of output * [...]

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Futaba 12K

Futaba Announces The Feature Packed 12K Air Radio

Expected to start shipping later this month is the new Futaba 12K air radio system. The 12K has cutting edge radio technology and comes with 14 channels to handle nearly any application. Here are some of its other highlights- * Futaba S-FHSS & T-FHSS protocols * Telemetry transmitted and received in T-FHSS * Expandable 30 model memory * Large, backlit LCD screen * 6V 1800mAh [...]

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Futaba 7PX Tutorial Video

7PX Tutorial Videos From Futaba

Have you picked up a new Futaba 7PX yet? We mean, it is hard to resist with its high-end touch screen, ridiculously fast speed, and plethora of features. To help all you new 7PX owners get the most out of your transmitter, the crew at Hobbico has posted a bunch of Tutorial Videos. the videos cover things like how to install [...]

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Graupner MZ-12 Faceplates

Graupner Accessory Face Plates For The MZ-12

The folks over at Graupner have some really trick gear. Better still, they are also good about making trick accessories for their equipment. Just announced by Graupner is five different Accessories Face Plates that fit the MZ-12 and MZ-12 Pro. The face plates are great for customizing your radio and are available in carbon, wood, gold, red, and silver. Each [...]

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Futaba 7PX Review

Futaba 7PX Radio Review

While RTR radios have come a long ways in the last decade, there is nothing like owning a truly high-end transmitter. High-end units not only come with a lot more features than RTR units, but they are also faster and capable of taking your driving to another level. Recently the Futaba 7PX started shipping to consumers across the globe. Futaba has [...]

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Graupner MZ-12 PRO

Graupner MZ-12 PRO Transmitter

For all you guys that like to fly, Graupner has announced the mz-12 PRO transmitter. The 2.4GHz mz-12 is priced right and is loaded with top shelf features. Here is the scoop- * Easy to hold, easy to reach switches, comfortable grip * 250 model memories * Real time telemetry * Falcon 12 6-channel telemetry receiver * Programmable voice alerts * CROSSFIRE V2 and race [...]

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Spektrum DX5C

Spektrum DX5C Radio System

New from Spektrum is the affordable DX5C. The DX5C was designed to offer a long list of features at a price that won’t break the bank. Here are some of its highlights- * 5 fully proportional channels * AVC electronic stability control * Race inspired ergonomics * Proven DSMR technology * Easy to read display * Adjustable steering wheel * Easy to learn SimpleScroll programming * Servo speed [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]

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Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]

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Graupner X-8E Unboxing

Unboxing The Graupner X-8E Radio

There are several high-end radios on the market, but one of the most unique is the Graupner X-8E. Why is it unique? Well, for several reasons. The X-8E comes its own hard-case right in the box, it sports a high-end 3.5″ touch sensitive display, and the fact that it even comes with a large 5000mAh LiPo battery makes it special. [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Vs DX5R Comparison

Radio Comparision – Spektrum DX6R Vs The Spektrum DX5R

While RTR radios have come a long ways, they still leave a lot to be desired for the rc enthusiast. Upgrading from the stock radio to a higher-end unit can really help make life better for you. How is that? A good radio can control all your cars so you don’t have to drag around a whole box of RTR [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Review

Spektrum DX6R Radio Review

While the BigSquidRC Bash Crew doesn’t make a point of reviewing all the latest “racer” oriented gear, we do make a point out of reviewing higher-end products when possible. It is true that most bashers use products at the lower end of the price range, yet there are still plenty of them that have no problem cutting the check for [...]

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