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Old 02-05-2005, 07:40 AM   #1
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which is faster?i bought my helios today,but just curious.the receiver is freaking small. cant believe my eyes!!
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Old 02-05-2005, 07:57 AM   #2
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the advanced is faster but I highly doubt that anyone could tell the difference between the two
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I actually had someone use my car who normally drives with an m8, and he said that the car felt more responsive to driver input. But that could be because he had an m8 and i had a helios.

So how are you liking your helios? Amazing radio, isnt it? O ya, a tip for you, only turn on the backlight when you really need it, because i noticed, with cheaper batteries, the backlight tends to drain them really quick, like i could be at 10.7 volts and then it drop all the way down to 9.5 volts in less then 3 minutes. But with the backlight off, i can make 10.7 volts last me the whole weekend.
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Old 02-05-2005, 09:03 AM   #4
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I actually had someone use my car who normally drives with an m8, and he said that the car felt more responsive to driver input. But that could be because he had an m8 and i had a helios.

So how are you liking your helios? Amazing radio, isnt it? O ya, a tip for you, only turn on the backlight when you really need it, because i noticed, with cheaper batteries, the backlight tends to drain them really quick, like i could be at 10.7 volts and then it drop all the way down to 9.5 volts in less then 3 minutes. But with the backlight off, i can make 10.7 volts last me the whole weekend.


AWESOME MAN .been playing with it for hours .plus,the receiver is so small .i donnoe about the backlight thing,but it is fine at the moment.i tried testing the backlight at my store(no lights) and i can see everything.the helios rocks.im glad i picked it over any other radio.the best 300$ i have spent(beside my car )
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You definately won't be dissapointed with the helios. Its an amazing radio.
Smallest receiver I have EVER seen
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yup i thought the novak xxl was the smallest. i was wrong. ko is tiny
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Not only that...but you can actually mount it into a tight space...

The KO is small but youneed to leave access for the crystal sinceit slides int eh side instead of the face..
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I was going to buy the Helios radio but it felt really cheap compared to my M8. The quality just didn't seem to be there.
Any one else experience this?
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The KO is small but youneed to leave access for the crystal sinceit slides int eh side instead of the face..
Do you mean the novak, because the ko slides right into the top, not the side?
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Do you mean the novak, because the ko slides right into the top, not the side?


yah.the ko's crystal is on the top.not the side .really enjoying it at the moment.great radio.
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I was going to buy the Helios radio but it felt really cheap compared to my M8. The quality just didn't seem to be there.
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what do u mean it feels cheap?i dont think it is cheap at all.worth every penny
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I was going to buy the Helios radio but it felt really cheap compared to my M8. The quality just didn't seem to be there.
Any one else experience this?
Believe me...The Helios is anything BUT a cheap radio. It kills any other radio!
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Believe me...The Helios is anything BUT a cheap radio. It kills any other radio!


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i might sell off my v-one-rr and TL01 and get myself a helios to use with my pro 4 wat do u think ahmad :P
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Believe me...The Helios is anything BUT a cheap radio. It kills any other radio!
Actually, I would say the 3PK is better. More features, better look, way better/bigger display and good quality feel. And the adjustable steering wheel is included, meaning a lower total price. I cant see even one area, where Helios is better than 3PK. The only thing could be the feel of grip, but that's very personal anyway...
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