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Old 06-06-2013, 11:06 PM
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I just got a 2wd drive slash and i have a sc10 4x4. I need a remote that is easy to use and can have multiple receivers on one remote. Looking for the best bang for the buck and good quality.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:11 PM
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Airtronics m11x, m12, mt4
Spektrum dx3r
Futaba 4pl the new one
Ko Propo Kiy but extremely expensive.
Radio post radio a bit better than the spektrum due to the 4th channel.
But I recommend the m11x the most. Best bang for your buck.
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Originally Posted by george919
Airtronics m11x, m12, mt4
Spektrum dx3r
Futaba 4pl the new one
Ko Propo Kiy but extremely expensive.
Radio post radio a bit better than the spektrum due to the 4th channel.
But I recommend the m11x the most. Best bang for your buck.
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Spektrum DX3R, great bang for the buick and many used ones are for sale pretty cheap!
I got mine gently used WITH the hard case for a lil over $200 with 2 receivers! But you will need to make sure you get the SR3100, the good ones and not the "bad" ones the SR300's!
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In my opinion, the best bang for the buck is the Airtronics MT4. Very good controller and extremely user friendly. Most of the telemetry stuff wont be used and isn't needed but even without using that stuff, it's still one of if not the very best medium budget radio out there. Another option would be to get a used airtronics M11X
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I just bought a used airtronics M11 with 2.4 and reciever for 85 buxs, if you ask me it dosnt get better then that. Theres several in the classifieds for around 130, still a steal since that remote was 3 or 4 times that a few years ago. Excellent remote

Also futaba 3PKs are going for around that price, again these were 3 or 4 times that much a few years back. Still some super high end remotes that feel amazing in the hand and have a ton of features. If i remember right my 3PK had 4 savable/loadable profiles.

Just grab another reciever for either one and ude be golden.
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I got a Spektrum DX3s & I'm digging it
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If I never own another piece of Spektrum gear it will be too soon. Brownouts and short range with that radio make my Airtronics MT-4 and MX-V seem better than they are.

The MT-4 is a great radio, but it's also over $200.

For $100, the MX-V is hard to beat (just got one for my kid), but if you have the scratch the MT-4 is a lot better.

Don't buy FlySky; mine was frustrating junk.
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Originally Posted by DIRTBOY352
I just got a 2wd drive slash and i have a sc10 4x4. I need a remote that is easy to use and can have multiple receivers on one remote. Looking for the best bang for the buck and good quality.
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Surface-Radio

you can get additional orange receivers for $10 from hobbyking


or
http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php...fh2-radio.html
Better receivers, but the cost a bit more also.
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:28 AM
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What is your budget?

For ultra-cheap, the flysky GT3-B or GT3-C is a decent starting point.

For around $100 the Futaba 3PL is a great value, and will treat you well.

The next step up would be the MT4. This would be a very wise long-term investment if you are planning on sticking with RC.

Beyond that, transmitters get too rich for my blood. I can't see the point of a transmitter over $250. That is a LOT of money for me (right now). You will have to see other posts for recommendations above that, but the M12 is likely what people will suggest.
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:30 AM
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I picked up a DX3C for $130 brand new. Not a bad radio for the price.
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Old 06-07-2013, 08:11 AM
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Airtronics M11x. 6 years. No glitches of any sort.

Futaba 4pk's are really popular at my track.

Spektrum is really popular in the b mains. 90% of our radio problems at the track appear to be Spektrum, Tekin RX8, MambaMax, or Savox related. Combine a Savox and a Spektrum and you have the perfect storm of DNF's.

I run Hitec 7955's in EVERYTHING.

I don't mind a Tx priced at $400. You're stuck with your radio for 10+ years easy. Minus well be a good one. I've watched racers buy 3-4 cheap radios before finally settling on a quality $400 Tx. Would have been a ton cheaper to just start there.
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Old 06-07-2013, 08:25 AM
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Airtronics all the way. Spektrum radios have serious range and brownout issues. They are ok for low end RTR basher stuff but once you move beyond that they make good paper weights.
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4pl and I've never been happier.
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I'd recommend an MT4 to anyone but lefties and people with huge sausage fingers.

I wouldn't recommend Spektrum to anyone.

Any radio you are considering, try holding it for a while first. Make sure you find it comfortable.
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Do yourself a favor and stay away from spectrum. I battled with that dx3s for over 2 years. Thought it was a reciever here and there. Useless at big events unless you want someone else half driving your car. Got an mx11 for 329 new from Amain. I finally have control..literally night n day. Don't waste time and money like I did.
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