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Old 03-08-2007, 05:29 AM   #481
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Andrew I wrote the MX instructions, I'm responsible for what they say and how they are written. Hopefully anyone reading them understands the intended meaning from the words I have used. Some words are everyday words, some are more specialised to rc racing etc. The word I used relating to launch control is "assisted" meaning it helps with the race start. After saying "launch control will provide maximum power and acceleration" I end the sentence with "until full throttle is reached". What I have said to describe the implementation of launch control on the MX Pro is that it assists by controlling the power, it is "controlled" not simply switched straight to full throttle.

As far as I'm aware launch control when used in full size racing like as in F1 assists the drivers start by controlling the power to give maximum acceleration from a standing start with the least possible wheelspin and with the driver remaining in full control of the car. That's basically what launch control is meant to do and it certainly gives an advantage for those who use it.

I don't think I can say any more to explain it really, that covers it I guess. We include functions and settings that are useful to most users, I don't think a "full throttle boost button" setting is what many people require, if they do they haven't let us know they would like one. We will certainly consider it as a possible option in the future.

Thanks to everyone for the help and advice on this matter. I will do my best to resolve the issues by PM or Email. We welcome any input, suggestions, questions and discussion related to our products. As Scott said "if you have any questions or issues, please let me know" it's the same for us at MRT. We would like to know about anything that is a cause for concern or confusion etc. We will do as much as we can to help our customers or anyone who asks for help or advice. Our aim is to always give the best customer service, it's something we try very hard to provide.

I'd like to thank both Scott and Tony for their support as our distributor 'down under', Harris RC really is a fantastic company.

Terry

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Old 03-08-2007, 08:05 AM   #482
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I would just like to take the opportunity to back Terry up on what he said about customer service. When their products do occasionally go wrong they are very helpful and have a quick turnaround, I really could not ask for more. Right now the only speed controller I would buy is an MRT (although I have just bought a MX TSX so won't be buying another one anytime soon!).
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Old 04-05-2007, 05:55 AM   #483
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Thanks Skill! Hope your racing is going well and your TSX performing well too!!


MRT web site now updated with latest 2007 MX Pro and TSX versions!
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Hey Terry,

If you get a chance to get a copy of Xtreme RC Magazine with the Results from the Snowbirds in it you might be happy to see some of the results in the oval classes!

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Old 04-05-2007, 06:10 PM   #485
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Hey Terry,

If you get a chance to get a copy of Xtreme RC Magazine with the Results from the Snowbirds in it you might be happy to see some of the results in the oval classes!

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How are the MRT's doing in the US, other than the SNowbirds obviously

Have you managed to convert many drivers to THE ESC manufacturer?

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Hey Terry,

If you get a chance to get a copy of Xtreme RC Magazine with the Results from the Snowbirds in it you might be happy to see some of the results in the oval classes!

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Hi Eric,

Thanks I will take a look when I get the chance! Great to see good results published!!
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How are the MRT's doing in the US, other than the SNowbirds obviously

Have you managed to convert many drivers to THE ESC manufacturer?

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Hi Skiddins, it's never easy to break in to the US market, but so far we're doing well! Eric knows it's not easy, but having a superior product certainly helps!!
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Old 04-10-2007, 03:25 AM   #488
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Ran both my Pro and TSX yesterday with no issues what so ever, great speedos for sure.
Running stock, used the Pro with setting 2 power profile, and 1 for brake minimum. TSX, 2 power profile, 1 drive freq, 6% auto roll, 6 Brake Max. Just Worked really well.
At the end of the day, gave the TSX a bit of a work-out, by putting a 7x1 into the car.... switched the power profile to 6, but left everything else (couldn't remember how to switch off the auto-roll, so just knocked the throttle trim back a bit instead). Was great fun, but was massively overgeared (miss read the gearing chart, and was at 6.8 not 7.8 ). Speedo eventually went into it's safe mode, so pulled it off as recomened, and it's all working fine again... just need to remember to put proper gearing on next time!
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Ran both my Pro and TSX yesterday with no issues what so ever, great speedos for sure.
Running stock, used the Pro with setting 2 power profile, and 1 for brake minimum. TSX, 2 power profile, 1 drive freq, 6% auto roll, 6 Brake Max. Just Worked really well.
At the end of the day, gave the TSX a bit of a work-out, by putting a 7x1 into the car.... switched the power profile to 6, but left everything else (couldn't remember how to switch off the auto-roll, so just knocked the throttle trim back a bit instead). Was great fun, but was massively overgeared (miss read the gearing chart, and was at 6.8 not 7.8 ). Speedo eventually went into it's safe mode, so pulled it off as recomened, and it's all working fine again... just need to remember to put proper gearing on next time!
What frequency range was that on, i.e. Low, Med or High

Ran my Axiom Atlas 19t for the first time yesterday @WLRC with Medium Freq. Profile 4, standard neutral, min brake 1, max 6 and it was a cruise missile, finished on the same lap (abeit seconds behind) as Kevin Brunsden, Chris Kerswell and Nathan Parker.

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hey, is a schottky diode needed between the positive and negative motor wires to run the motor.???
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It's not needed to run the motor but it is advisable to use one as to protect the speed controller from reverse currents whilst braking.
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Hey Terry,

Sent you a PM.

Thanks!

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Terry,

Is there anywhere to download the instructions for the MX Pro?

Also, what do I need to do different when running a receiver pack, if anything?
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Hi Jack, YG Email.
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Thanks Terry!
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