New from Spektrum RC
Spektrum Telemetry Module: Real-time information for real racers.
SPM1305 Electric Telemetry Combo Package
SPM1300 Nitro Telemetry Combo Package
Information from http://www.spektrumrc.com
- Monitors engine temperature to maximize performance and eliminate costly re-builds.
- Battery voltage display prevents runaway crashes in nitro cars
- RPM display shows real time and top-end speed
- Quality of signal monitors RF link strength
- Lap Counter/Timer helps analyze results of performance tweaks
If you're driving with a Spektrum DSM 2.4GHz system, adding real-time telemetry can complete your advantage. Spektrum's real-time telemetry is a tool that no serious racer will want to do without-it's a tool that instantly delivers the kind of data that'll help you tweak your car for the absolute maximum in performance.
THE ON-BOARD EQUIPMENT
You'll begin by plugging the ultra-micro Telemetry Module into your receiver. Then you'll add any or all of four performance parameter sensors. Head, Motor or Battery Temperature, Battery Voltage, Lap Timer and RPM.
THE HANDHELD DISPLAY
Held by your pit man, the Handheld Display constantly updates all of the performance parameters being sensed in your vehicle, plus it monitors the Quality-of-Signal feature of your car's DSM receiver.
And for pocket use by drivers, the Handheld Display features a vibrator that activates when a pre-programmed engine temperature or battery voltage threshold is reached.
THE LAP TIMING TRIGGER
To operate your Telemetry's lap timing feature, you'll set up your trackside Lap Timing Trigger to send an infrared beam across the track, which- when it's read by the vehicle's on-board sensor-records the lap time. And at the same moment, another lap will register on your telemetry system's Handheld Display. The battery for the lap-timing trigger operates for about 8 hours.
THE SYSTEM'S PAYOFFS
If you're a serious racer you're probably way ahead of us in figuring out Spektrum Telemetry's benefits. But we'll list them nonetheless. There are payoffs like temperature feedback to help maximize performance while preventing costly failures and rebuilds. And the elimination of dumped receiver packs means no more crashes or DNFs due to battery failure in nitro-powered vehicles.
Besides that, Spektrum Telemetry's lap timing helps analyze the effectiveness of tire and gear selections, suspension tweaks, etc. Plus it backs up race organizers' lap counting systems.
Add its rpm sensing to give you a handle on your car's actual speed, plus the Quality of Signal feature to monitor RF link strength, and you've got the whole package
In the new horizon catalog they have a good rundown of the systems. The spektrum reciever is actually a transceiver.
$139 for the nitro or eletric package from horizon.
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