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Old 10-02-2004, 11:20 PM   #16
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Only one thing to say M8 !!!!!!!!!!! Only advise i can give on that is since your using an airtronics servo is to make sure the wire configuration is the same as the futaba.........
Just because the M8 is more popular doesnt mean it is better. The only thing that I would say is better is the physical design. Ive never actually held one but I'd figure that that is the reason most people buy one, aside from the fact that everyone uses it. With the M8 you are paying a similar price to the 3pk for a outdated difficult to use (program) radio. The M8 doesnt have PCM or HRS or anything over the basic settings (for top of the line radios that is), and it is is pretty difficult to navigate compared to the 3pk. The 3pk makes it very easy to understand what you are adjusting, instead of just changing a number, it can show what you are doing with a graph. The 3pk's menu system makes it easy to quickly find and change what you are looking for. You can also setup the direct menu with your most used functions to make them even easier to change, and all of the buttons and dials are programmable to do whatever functions you like.

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Old 10-02-2004, 11:41 PM   #17
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ditto 3pk is awesome
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Just because the M8 is more popular doesnt mean it is better. The only thing that I would say is better is the physical design. Ive never actually held one but I'd figure that that is the reason most people buy one, aside from the fact that everyone uses it. With the M8 you are paying a similar price to the 3pk for a outdated difficult to use (program) radio. The M8 doesnt have PCM or HRS or anything over the basic settings (for top of the line radios that is), and it is is pretty difficult to navigate compared to the 3pk. The 3pk makes it very easy to understand what you are adjusting, instead of just changing a number, it can show what you are doing with a graph. The 3pk's menu system makes it easy to quickly find and change what you are looking for. You can also setup the direct menu with your most used functions to make them even easier to change, and all of the buttons and dials are programmable to do whatever functions you like.

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I ditto this too but in my opinion, I think the 3PK is a better design. But the best things I like about it is the rubber grip, the adjustable steering wheel positions and most of all amongst other things is the syn. module that I have on order and especially the radio 'GROWS' with you as you gain experience. It has 3 different levels of operations. Of course I'm perfecting Lvl. 1.

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the switch is for you electronics. back in the old days before esc, we had good old three step manual speedo's. you would use the switch to turn on/off your 4 cell alkaline battery pack. Now a days we use them still for nitro.
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Hey guys, the Sanyo TX pack is okay and everything but I want something with more lasting power, so I want to build my own. I've been looking up a few websites about rechargeable AA nimh and found these two. Check 'em out and tell me what you think...

http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM and
http://www.thomas-distributing.com/m...2300mAh-aa.htm

I also need to know what items do I need to build an 8-cell AA pack.

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im not sure about gas car tx packs but if you want long lasting power [seen as its a 3pk and it kills batteries] try the sanyo 1s second from the top of your list i have those in a 2300 version and theyve lasted about 3 times longer than the normal duracells i useto buy from the shop
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Thanx, but why did you change your avatar?

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you talkin to me.............................i change it every week
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Thanx, but why did you change your avatar?

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I agree, it was a good one.
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