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Old 03-29-2006, 01:22 PM   #14131
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Finally a answer to the spektrum! My guess would be all manufactures will be switching to 2.4MHz. Looks like a simply plug in module and receiver, wounder if it will work with exhisting 3PK's? So now its official we've gone from synthesized 75 & 27, to 2.4MHz in less than 2 years! Wonder whats next.
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Old 03-29-2006, 01:27 PM   #14132
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Finally a answer to the spektrum! My guess would be all manufactures will be switching to 2.4MHz. Looks like a simply plug in module and receiver, wounder if it will work with exhisting 3PK's? So now its official we've gone from synthesized 75 & 27, to 2.4MHz in less than 2 years! Wonder whats next.
from what I here.. it should work with existing 3Pk's.
they are sold as a complete system or seperately...

next on the horizon is telepathic rc driving...
or Virtual reality Rc racing... inboard cameras and we all were those
funny looking monitor goggles...
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:35 PM   #14133
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ya but will it work along with spectrum, i see the channels have to be set manualy. what happens when turn it on at a race and someone with spectrum is on that channel? spectrum will scan the band ,what will futaba do? back to 2.4 ghz clips?
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:42 PM   #14134
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i cant think of anything better than the pro 4. anyway hara racing that cyclone crap now what gives ,helping sales. cylone is the 06 car . i dont think hpi will be putting out another car for awhile. are they going to compete against them selves. hey my battery keep ejecting from the car in hard hits ,any ideas./
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ya but will it work along with spectrum, i see the channels have to be set manualy. what happens when turn it on at a race and someone with spectrum is on that channel? spectrum will scan the band ,what will futaba do?
wish I could answer that.. I don't work for Futaba..
we'll know more when it gets released...
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:46 PM   #14136
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i cant think of anything better than the pro 4. anyway hara racing that cyclone crap now what gives ,helping sales. cylone is the 06 car . i dont think hpi will be putting out another car for awhile. are they going to compete against them selves. hey my battery keep ejecting from the car in hard hits ,any ideas./
are you using battery tape or the stock battery bar?
if the bar..did you place some foam under the bar?

Soon as I'm done..hopefully this weekend...
I'll post some pics on what I'm tinkering with for the batteries.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:48 PM   #14137
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hey five years ago i wrote a article on future radio tech , hpi deleted the post .funny everything i said has com to pass.futaba has been holding radio tech back from us for marketing purpose ,now they playing or fighting to stay ahead. poor futaba they had the market the let it slip.
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did the foam thing have not tried tape yet may have too unless you have a mode.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:50 PM   #14139
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i cant think of anything better than the pro 4. anyway hara racing that cyclone crap now what gives ,helping sales. cylone is the 06 car . i dont think hpi will be putting out another car for awhile. are they going to compete against them selves. hey my battery keep ejecting from the car in hard hits ,any ideas./

Do you use the battery holder? I shoo-goo tire insert underneath the battery holder where it holds the batteries. It has worked well for me. The insert holds down the battery tighter. Hold that helps.

I agree with you about any possibility of a new HPI car. Maybe they still have to stick with shaft drive?
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:51 PM   #14140
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next best idea volt meter in the radio to check external battery . or other funtion like memory stick .
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good idea ,sticky stuff to the foam to have more holding power.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:53 PM   #14142
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did the foam thing have not tried tape yet may have too unless you have a mode.
Tape I found to be more secure than the battery strap.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:54 PM   #14143
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i cant think of anything better than the pro 4. anyway hara racing that cyclone crap now what gives ,helping sales. cylone is the 06 car . i dont think hpi will be putting out another car for awhile. are they going to compete against them selves...
Cyclone is the new belt drive car of HPI/HB for 2005 - 2007. The Pro5 will be the replacement of the Pro4 next year. It will still be driven by shaft. HPI will not compete their cars from one another when they release the Pro5. But giving more options to drivers who wants belt driven or shaft driven just like Yokomo's BD & SD.

By the time the Pro5 arrives on the Hobbyshops shelves, I'll surely get one especially when the Hara edition comes out, but still keep and race my Pro4 against all odds.

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Old 03-29-2006, 02:54 PM   #14144
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if HPI does put out another car...
I hope they further evolve the pro4..
aluminum bulheads...
lower the top deck for better CG.
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Hopefully the price is in the same range.
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