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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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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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Spektrum DX6R Video

Video – Spektrum DX6R Quick Start Guide

The folks over at Spektrum have posted a new Quick Start Guide Video for the DX6R transmitter. Watch the video shown above to see how fast and easy it is to set up and bind the DX6R to a receiver. The DX6R is a high-tech Android based transmitter that uses a touch screen to make set-up and adjustments easy, something [...]

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Tactic TTX200 Transmitter

Tactic TTX200 SLT Transmitter

When going on an all day trail adventure, a compact radio system can be a blessing. A small radio will get snagged on fewer branches, plus it will be lighter to pack around all day. Tactic is now selling the TTX200 SLT Transmitter as a stand alone unit. The TTX200 is ultra affordable with just a $39 price point and [...]

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Spektrum DX5R

Spektrum DX5R Radio System

Are you looking for a new high-end, yet still affordable, radio system? The Spektrum DX5R has a long list of high-end features at a price point that doesn’t destroy your wallet. * Pro class ergonomics * Easy to customize with optional grips, smaller wheel, adjustable trigger position & tension, adjustable wheel tension, and drop down wheel options * Frequency-agile DSMR 2.4GHz technology * 5 [...]

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RC4WD XR2 Micro 2-Channel 2.4Ghz Radio

RC4WD XR2 Micro Radio System

Now available from RC4WD is the XR2 Micro Radio System. Why should you want one? Well, if you do a lot of trail driving, like hours upon hours worth, a tiny transmitter can come in really handy. The XR2 is extremely small and lightweight, making it easy to pack around all day, all the while providing proper control over your [...]

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Graupner X-8E

Graupner X-8E 2.4GHz Radio

New from Graupner is the X-8E radio. The X-8E has a lot of features, with perhaps the biggest ones being a 3.5″ TFT color touch screen and voice audio output. A four channel receive comes standard, as does an aluminum carry case and rechargeable 5000mAh LiPo battery for extended run times. * 4 channel telemetry that monitors temps and speed * Can [...]

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mt44

sanwa mt-44 transmitter

Sanwa announced their new MT-44 transmitter, which appears to replace the popular MT-4s. Breaking tradition this Sanwa features a collapsible handle which I’m sure many will appreciate (though I love the big ass handle on my Sanwa M12). The MT-44 uses 3 AA batteries and supports USB charging. We’ll have to wait till November to try and get our [...]

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KO Propo EX-RR

KO Propo EX-RR Transmitter

KO Propo has a great reputation when it comes to high-end radios. Their latest is the EX-RR which has a bunch of upgrades over previous models. What is the scoop on the EX-RR? * Newly designed trigger with shorter displacement length * New trigger spring adjustment screw * New trigger angle sensor * New straight rate spring used on steering wheel * 2mm smaller diameter [...]

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Spektrum STX2 Radio System

Spektrum STX2 2.4GHz FHSS Radio System

Working on a build but need an affordable radio to finish it up? Need to replace a RTR radio that has stopped working? If you said “yes” to either of those two questions, Spektrum has a new radio for you, the STX2. The STX2 is super affordable, yet comes with reliable Spektrum 2.4GHz performance. The STX2 is a 2 channel [...]

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Futaba 3PV Review

Futaba 3PV Radio System Review

Want to know the fastest way to figure out who the noob is at the local bash spot? Look for the guy holding a stock RTR radio. Serious hobbyists know that to get the most out of their vehicles, a RTR simply will not cut it. That is the reason that radios like the Futaba 3PV exist. The 3PV was [...]

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Team BlackSheep Tango FPV Radio

Looking for something different for your radio choice? Until now, there were very few aesthetically and functionally different options in this arena. Sure, you could pick from a variety of radios, but they all looked and functioned essentially the same. Not anymore. Check out the Tango from the boys at TBS (Team BlackSheep). I am personally VERY excited for this radio [...]

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Futaba 4PV Transmitter

Teaser – Futaba 4PV Transmitter

Being teased now by Futaba is the 4PV radio system. While very few details have been released, the 2.4GHZ/T-FHSS 4PV will have features like telemetry, an optional drop down wheel, LCD display, and 4 channel output. The 4PV will be available with either a R314SB-E or R314SB-Ex2 receiver and should be a great option for consumers looking for a high-end [...]

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