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Old 02-07-2005, 01:29 PM   #151
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A guy at our track just got his. It comes about 8" long, but said it can be cut down to 3". When I get mine, I don't think I'll cut it. We've been using a thin pice of wire rod and bending it 90degrees to fit under the body of the car. Looks good..keeps it elevated. One guy even has his rod bent to the countour of his body so he really get's his high w/o penetrating the body. Fashion and function?
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The antenna is like 8" but it says you can cut it to 3.6". I left mine full length for now.
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Come on, Spektrum, release the Futaba 3PK version soon. Pleeeease. "March" seems so long to wait!
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I got mine last week and used it all weekend in both my TC and off road car. Works great. I cut the antenna on both recieves down to 4.5 inches and did not have any problems. The hardest thing for me to get used to was not having the transmitter antenna in my peripheral vision.
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Old 02-07-2005, 03:55 PM   #155
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How easy is it to use in multiple cars?

Let's say you are running two cars, and you want to switch from controlling car A to controlling car B. What sequence of things must you do?

Ideally... you'd turn off car A, switch your transmitter setup (trims and such) to that for car B, then turn car B on and it's go-time. Is that how it works?
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Old 02-07-2005, 04:02 PM   #156
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How easy is it to use in multiple cars?

Let's say you are running two cars, and you want to switch from controlling car A to controlling car B. What sequence of things must you do?

Ideally... you'd turn off car A, switch your transmitter setup (trims and such) to that for car B, then turn car B on and it's go-time. Is that how it works?
that's it the transmitter / receiver combination only needs to be bound once, unless you would have more than one transmitter.
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Old 02-07-2005, 04:28 PM   #157
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Here's an answer from Horizon Product support:


Submitted FAQ: In what mode will the Helios radio be run with the
spektrum module... High-speed or normal?

Also, do you have proof that the response time will be as good or
better?


Either mode will work fine.
The response will be better in the fast frame rate mode however.
Response time is 5.6ms.



Also, here is a pdf file of the current Spektrum user manual
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Old 02-13-2005, 02:40 PM   #159
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The future is in:

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Would this work with a Schulze U-Force 75 controllers. I know version 1 and 2 are not compatible in HRS but the version 3 works. Has anyone tried running the U-Force 75 with this and what version?
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I saw one today and it is really cool but weird not seeing an antena.
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My spektrum ran flawlessly the whole weekend. Lots of guys were running them. No problems. These things are great.
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I don't know what's up with Horizon but I ordered some for the M-8 for the hobbyshop I work at months ago and still haven't received any and they are showing not yet available yet everyone as them. What gives Horizon. I was hoping to have one when I start racing offroad but it looks like that is not happening.
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I bought minie over the weekend. Looks really nice and I cannot wait to use it. I am kinda dissapointed in how large the receiver is (compared to my Airtronics). That's my only complaint, I wish it was smaller!!
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