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Old 05-18-2004, 06:34 PM
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ANyone need a Keyence Zero Extreme 2002?
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Originally posted by True R/C Racing
ANyone need a Keyence Zero Extreme 2002?
new, used, what condition, cheap, what up, WHY
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Old 05-23-2004, 02:39 AM
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i made up my mind and got the Keyence ZVExtr.; in the very near future i'm gonna pick up the QC2 so then i can compare all the three brands that i have. should prove interesting.




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Old 05-23-2004, 07:40 PM
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I have a Novak TC Cycone version #1, and when my basement got flooded, the speedo was on the floor, and was found floating near my furnace, i let it dry, and to this day, i run it, works without any problems....B
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I had two first generation GT7's blow up on me before I switched to a Keyence Zero V Extreme. I ran a GT7 at the Novak race in Milwaukee this year and it's been bulletproof since Charlie (Suangka, of Novak) yanked the internal Schotky out of it for me. I love the ease of programming of my Keyence (I despise counting blinking LED's) but I prefer the "feel" of the GT7. If the GT7 worked with a PitWizard / Milenium Pro charger for programming, I'd run nothing by orange ESC's in my cars.

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Originally posted by losirob
I had two first generation GT7's blow up on me before I switched to a Keyence Zero V Extreme. I ran a GT7 at the Novak race in Milwaukee this year and it's been bulletproof since Charlie (Suangka, of Novak) yanked the internal Schotky out of it for me. I love the ease of programming of my Keyence (I despise counting blinking LED's) but I prefer the "feel" of the GT7. If the GT7 worked with a PitWizard / Milenium Pro charger for programming, I'd run nothing by orange ESC's in my cars.

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losirob, what makes the GT-7 'smoother' than the seemingly bulletproof Keyence Zero V Extr., in your humble opinion.
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Old 05-26-2004, 06:04 AM
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Don't get me wrong, I love my Keyence (and the LED display is sure to draw a comment every race night.)

And, you're right about the durability of the Keyence. It just keeps on taking whatever I can throw at it.

As for the 'feel' thing, it's hard to say. I prefer the way MY car drives with the GT7. Your car may feel better with the Keyence.



(How's that for dancing around the issue?)

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Old 05-26-2004, 06:15 AM
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if anyone still cares, i have run both the novak and lrp products i prefer the quantum i have had both models, the first compition and the second, people were saying that " the tend to blow up" i ran the origanal quantum for more than 2 years and never had a problem, the novak product is also good, but the lrp has more bottom end, but a couple capacitors would fix that. i would recomend the lrp for size, performance, and not needing the capacitor. the lifetime warrenty is a bonus not a real need, ive never blowen any up! also, im one of the worst spellers so dont bug me about it!
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As for me I still stay with the GT7 for the reason the it doesn't give me any headache for 8 months of although I bought it 2nd hand but only used by the 1 owner for 3 runs in 2 months. He sold all his rc stuff to me for a reasonable price coz he is changing hobby... He also has a LRP its a month old but it looks too old to me coz 50% of its appearance is not looking good I mean its body paint is detaching flakes by flakes as well as the one on the heat sink...
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Originally posted by losirob
Don't get me wrong, I love my Keyence (and the LED display is sure to draw a comment every race night.)

And, you're right about the durability of the Keyence. It just keeps on taking whatever I can throw at it.

As for the 'feel' thing, it's hard to say. I prefer the way MY car drives with the GT7. Your car may feel better with the Keyence.



(How's that for dancing around the issue?)

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that's a pretty nice dance bro; what color are those dancing shoes, not blue suede are they?
after my wife is settled down , I'm gonna get the GT-7 and the LRP QC2; that way I can FEEL the difference for myself



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Old 05-27-2004, 10:35 AM
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Does anybody know what you would do with a Keyence if you needed service on it? Where would you send it? Has anybody had any trouble with them?
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I've not had problems with mine, but Schumacher is the American distributor for them and handles returns. According to my LHS, Schumacher has been incredbly helpful with any issues.

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Has anyone used GM speedos ? V12/V12XC/SX9/SX12 ? thinking of getting a used V12.
 
Old 05-28-2004, 01:50 AM
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Ive had used a GM V12xc for two years without a single problem. Is one of he most reliable ESC I ever used. I even used it in a wet round and after a good cleaning it was perfet again.
I missed it so much because the guy who bought me is very happy with it and my QC2 is in that life time warranty for 3 months. What a dum I was
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Old 05-28-2004, 01:53 AM
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Originally posted by MSB my QC2 is in that life time warranty for 3 months. What a dum I was [/B]
Let me guess, you used it in the wet?

I just bought one but first I am going to see whether it _really_ is waterproof....
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