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KO PROPO EX-2, Futaba T4PM or something else?

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Old 08-13-2019, 03:01 PM
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I'm looking for a good midrange radio. I've used a KO Propo Helios before and still got KO Propo Servos like PS2123.

As I'm not racing anymore, I'd like to get a midrange for my vintage buggys or maybe some future casual racing with touring cars.

I'm torn between the KO Propo EX-2 and the Futaba T4PM. Sanwa is not on my list as most of my electrics have KO connectors.

What are your suggestions? Are there big differences between those 2 radios?
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I highly recommend the FlySky NB4. I've been using it for racing the past few months and it's been fantastic. It's full of more features than I even use.
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snap. id pass on fly sky .. what you want to look at is how much are receivers and how many cats are you going to run?. and do you want to spend that much on more rx.s?
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I would go for the futaba 4pm out of your choices. It’s a great mid range radio that supports futaba’s high speed sr mode.
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Old 08-13-2019, 11:29 PM
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Is it possible to run some old servos like a KO PS2123 with the modern radios? What do I have to check?
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I know the Futaba can handle normal analog servo's but it needs a S-FHSS or een older T-FHSS receiver. The T-FHSS-SR receiver only works with digital servo's
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I'd go T4PM. Cheap receivers, rock solid dependability, and even Mini-z compatibility if you ever care to try it!
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I think they're both solid choices. The biggest plus for the KO is the ergonomics and the customization options for fit. The different size grips, the super trick trigger that can be tilted side to side, the optional 3D drop down, etc. Receivers are definitely more expensive that Futaba, but it just depends on how much those other features matter. Maybe they'd outweigh the cost of receivers? Only you can decide that.

For the record I use KO servos with my Sanwa receiver and with a quick shave of the plug, they work and fit fine. When I bought my MTS I felt it was the biggest bang for the buck, but I think the price went up to $250 recently. If I was shopping now, I'd probably go for the KO. They also have excellent customer service and support here in the US with Robert Morris. Wont find them at every hobby shop, but they still make a hell of a good radio.
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