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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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Futaba 7PXR Radio System

Teaser – Futaba 7PXR Transmitter

Now being teased by Futaba is the flagship 7PXR radio transmitter. The 2.4GHz 7PXR is the new pinnacle radio for Futaba and features a number of upgrades over the original 7PX. The 7PXR was designed to be more lightweight, with a significantly improved menu system. Special thanks to the folks over at RC Magazine for the 7PXR pictures from the [...]

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Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Coming next month from Spektrum is the DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio. The new version of the DX5C is loaded with Smart technology to make your hobby experience even better. Here are just some of the highlights- * Download firmware updates instantly using Wi-Fi * Can swap setups with compatible radios via Bluetooth * Backwards compatible with DSM2 receivers * Five fully proportional channels * Program [...]

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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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HRP Distributing Futaba RC Radios Servos Transmitters

Futaba Now At HRP/Hobby Recreation Products

Hey there Futaba fanatics, the folks at Hobby Recreation Products wanted us to let you know that they now stock your favorite brand! That’s right, Futaba products are now available from HRP. From transmitters and receivers, to servos and accessories, HRP is now your Futaba headquarters. To check out HRP’s entire selection of Futaba products, simply click Right Here, or you [...]

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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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Video – Can the Spektrum DX5 Rugged Work Under Water?

So we have been testing the Spektrum DX5 Rugged for a while now, putting it through some extreme testing! we have thrown it high into the air and let it crash down, we have bashed and smashed it. Spektrum says the radio is water-resistant which means you can get it wet, but it’s not waterproof which means submerged. We wanted [...]

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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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Futaba 4PM Radio Transmitter

Futaba Teases New T4PM Transmitter

Now being teased by Futaba and Ripmax is the T4PM radio transmitter. Not many details have been released about the 4PM, but we do know it comes with a sweet display with backlighting and that it is expected to ship in Q1 of 2019. As we await more details, why not hit up This Link to check out the official Futaba [...]

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Futaba Dual Transmitter Carry Case

Futaba Dual Transmitter Carry Case

Now shipping from Futaba is a Dual Transmitter Carry Case. The dual case gives you plenty of room to safely pack a second transmitter, thus saving you space and money compared to buying two separate cases. * Stand up design * Foam padded sides, top, and bottom * Additional space for chargers, batteries, & tools * 448 x 200 x 245mm in size The [...]

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FlySky RC FS-NB4 Transmitter Radio System

FlySky FS-NB4 Transmitter

Coming soon from FlySky is the innovative FS-NB4 radio system. The NB4 is absolutely packed with features from top to bottom. Here are just some of the highlights- * Back-lit 3.5″ TFT touch screen w/ 320 x 480 display * New AFHDS 3 radio transmission protocol * Right or left mounting for steering wheel * Twin batteries- one in handle, detachable base battery * 4 [...]

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