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Futaba 4PM Radio Transmitter Review RC

Futaba 4PM Radio Review

Overall, what is the #1 upgrade that you can make on your new RTR? In most cases, if you are truly looking to improve overall performance, that would be to replace the radio. You see, RTR radios are known for lackluster performance, as well as terrible ergonomics. For the last few weeks we’ve been testing the Futaba 4PM. The 4PM comes [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Orange

Spektrum DX5 Rugged Coming Soon in Orange!

In the last year, the Spektrum DX5 Rugged has become “the radio” to have for both bashers and rock crawlers. Why? Because the DX5 Rugged is the only radio on the market designed specifically for hardcore off-road use. Now, the folks at Spektrum have announced that the Rugged will be available in a special edition Orange. The bright orange of [...]

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Spektrum STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System

Spektrum STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System

Shipping right now from Spektrum is the STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System. The STX3 is an affordable radio, perfect for replacing a RTR radio, or for a new kit build. Here are some highlights- * Comes with SRX300 FHSS 3-channel water-resistant receiver * Foam covered steering wheel * Third channel control * Easy to use 3 position throttle limiter Pricing for the Spektrum STX3 [...]

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KO Propo MC-8 Transmitter Radio

Teaser – KO Propo MC-8 Radio System

First shown at the Shizuoka Hobby Show 2019, KO Propo is now teasing the MC-8 radio system. As you can see by the pictures, the MC-8 looks closer to a Playstation controller than rc. However, the strange look is all about bettering ergonomics and increasing feel to the driver. The MC-8 sports 8 different channels of operation. This can come in [...]

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KO Propo EX-RR ST-2

KO Propo EX-RR ST-2 Transmitter

Coming soon from KO Propo is the EX-RR ST-2 2.4GHz surface transmitter. The EX-RR ST-2 is one of the highest-end radios on the market and has received numerous upgrades over the previous unit. Here are some highlights- * New upgraded angle sensor for increased durability and response * Dual bearings on wheel shaft for improved smoothness * New linear spring on wheel * Lengthened [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Review

THE Spektrum DX5 Rugged Transmitter Review

Our industry is changing, and doing so in a rapid fashion. RC enthusiasts, especially those in the scale crawling and bashing scenes, have been longing for a radio that is tough enough for their hardcore driving activities. With that said, the Spektrum crew over at Horizon Hobby has dropped the DX5 Rugged. Based on their DX5 platform, the engineers at Spektrum [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Unboxing

Unboxing The All New Spektrum DX5 Rugged!!!

The all new Spektrum DX5 Rugged is one of the hottest radios to be released in years. Designed for not only the scale/rock crawling crowd, the DX5 Rugged just might be the best backyard basher radio ever created. Sporting a number of new innovative features, there is no other radio on the market like the new Spektrum. As we pulled our [...]

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Spektrum RC DX5 Rugged

Spektrum Drops All New DX5 Rugged Radio!!!

New from Spektrum is the DX5 Rugged transmitter. The DX5 Rugged is loaded with new innovation, as well as higher-end features, take a look at the highlights- * Water resistant chassis * Rubber bumpers used on chassis for added protection * Thumb-steering lever for easy one-handed driving * Built in tool storage area * Comes with a compact Spektrum SR515 receiver * Bold styling * Built for [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Pro

Spektrum DX5 Pro

Looking for a killer new transmitter that doesn’t crush your bank account? If so, Spektrum has just announced the DX5 Pro. The new DX5 Pro comes with more ergonomic options than previous units. These allow you to tailor the fit of the radio to your hands and driving style. Combine the improved ergonomics with a plethora of advanced features, plus [...]

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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 Receiver Wizard

Futaba Receiver Wizard

Uploaded and ready to serve you, Futaba has announced a new Receiver Wizard. The receiver wizard makes it easy to figure out which receivers can be used with various Futaba transmitters. The wizard asks you to input a number of different parameters for your particular install, then shows you exactly which Futaba receivers work for what you need. Why not Make [...]

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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 X-8E Sale

X-8E Radio Now On Sale At Graupner USA

Have you been looking for a great deal on a high-end radio? If so, Graupner USA is having a sale on their top-of-the-line X-8E. We reviewed the X-8E a while back and thought it was a great radio, now until October 13th you can pick one up for just $299. Want to learn more? If so, use This Link to jump [...]

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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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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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