Get Flying with the new Spektrum DX6!
More and more news makes its way to our front page as we continue to post more from the flurry of announcements out of Horizon Hobby from Nuremberg! Spektrum has updated its aircraft radio with the new Airwave powered DX6. Taking a page out of the new DX9, the DX6 has almost unlimited model memory (I doubt anyone will fill the 250 model capacity), as well as now offering the option of monitoring telemetry. The radio has an impressive list of features:
- Ergonomically designed case with comfortable rubber grips
- Capable of storing 250 models on the transmitter, expandable further by saving on an SD card or PC
- Direct System Menu Access mean there is no need to power off the transmitter to access all menus
- Includes Voice Alerts and Wireless trainer out of the box
- Supports Air/Heli/Sailplane model types
- Easy to use AirWare software offers the same proven programming found in more expensive radios
- Smooth, precise Four Bearing Gimbals
- AR610 6 Channel full range receiver included
- Programming capability for most sailplanes, can support 4 Sailplane wing types and 3 tail types
- Supports the most popular Spektrum Telemetry sensors
- Includes 4 AA Alkaline batteries, optional Lithium Ion battery with charger (available separately)
- 5 programmable mixes – all mixes are selectable to be normal or 7 point curve multi-point mixes
- Dual Aileron, Elevon, and V-Tail Differential
- 7 aircraft wing types and 5 tail types
- 7 Swashplate types
- 7-point throttle (air and heli) and pitch curves (heli) Adjustable for smooth throttle and pitch curves
- Intuitive SimpleScroll™ programming interface
- Advanced DSMX® technology (DSM2® compatible)
- SD card slot for updating firmware, expanding memory and sharing setups
- Activate bind mode from the menu or a button without having to power off
The part number is SPM6700, and has a street price of $230, and will be on hobby store shelves in a few months. You can find more information about the radio from Spektrum’s website via This Link.
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