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Old 04-29-2012, 09:49 AM
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Sorry Matt,

We did give a second try.

While this thread had almost a thousand reads, only 13 people signed up for a drop down.

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This time again it showed little interest from the MT4 owner base.

It doesn't surprise us seeing the results from the Airtronics poll indicating buyers going for the M11/11X or MX-3.

M11 1449 (14%)
M11X 1448 (14%)

MX-3 1567 (15%)


MX Sport 655 (6%)
MT-4 692 (6%)

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Old 04-29-2012, 08:56 PM
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Sorry Matt,

We did give a second try.

While this thread had almost a thousand reads, only 13 people signed up for a drop down.

"Smiley"
galaga
hyujmn
mdwalsh
jwb5150
madblu2
oldrcr
Roadsplat
james1227
elex300
Tim3
jasoncb
dcaprilia

This time again it showed little interest from the MT4 owner base.

It doesn't surprise us seeing the results from the Airtronics poll indicating buyers going for the M11/11X or MX-3.

M11 1449 (14%)
M11X 1448 (14%)

MX-3 1567 (15%)


MX Sport 655 (6%)
MT-4 692 (6%)
yeah i understand. it doesnt really surprise me, but i was hoping for a different outcome. maybe that m12x will share enough architecture, and airtronics might release one. i did like the idea of being unique though.

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Old 04-30-2012, 06:15 AM
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The M12X is going to be their flagship radio to replace the M11X. By the looks of the marketing pics, it will be sold without a drop down like the KO EX-1 KIY.

KO is selling the EX-1 KIY drop down option for $99. Airtronics may offer a similar drop down for the M12X and MT4

http://www.shop.kopropoamerica.com/i...roduct_id=1351

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Old 05-18-2012, 05:57 AM
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Drop down released for the M12X and MT4.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/10747439-post49.html

Hope this is good news for MT4 owners.
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Airtronics support says the drop down attachment will not fit.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:42 PM
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Airtronics support says the drop down attachment will not fit.
Well that sucks. I was hoping it would be an option. I'm not going to get an M12 just to get a drop down wheel though.
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I want one
Buying the drop down to the MT4 will save having to buy the M12
Please please do one GRID RC

Now that there are the 3D printers could you do a test run with them, its not as hard as alu but does it need to be that robust?

OR
How about releasing the images/work for it??? THat way people that maybe have a milling machine at home or at work that they can borrow and or 3D printer can do their own.

I know you guys put a lot of work into the drawings and cad stuff, maybe people could buy it from you?

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Old 11-13-2012, 02:55 PM
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I'm in if it moves the wheel out a inch or better
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The project was cancelled because only a dozen racers wanted the drop down for their MT4 and because it is considered as a preference option.

The majority want radio skins and back lights.

Airtronics (SANWA) have the M11X and M12 to address racers that want a radio that also includes a drop down. As for comments that all pro racers use the MT4, not true. They are sponsored to use the flagship radios, M11X and are now moving over to the M12.

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GRID and the rest of the guys,
if you think the demand not meet not to continue the MT4 drop down project, you are totally wrong. here in ASIA it's about hundreds are using MT4. one proof is the online store hobbyking.com it's every week they are out stock. we ask them why they are only given 20 units per week, and started selling early this year. so how many do you think they sold. and how about the other stores.
agree or not, but MT4 users, are begging for the drop down wheel including myself.
drop down wheel is the only lack of MT4 to be the best radio ever. i saw some in our local track doing some drop down mod using plastic but a little rough on the craftmanship.
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+1 or should i say ay least 15.. Where i am there are quite a few that would buy it.
Please do one gridrc!!
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We had 5 drivers at the local race with 25 entrys using the mt4 and 4 of them said they would be interested.

There are plenty more here as well.
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+1 for me, if the price stays reasonable. I might get a MT4 too soon
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I can't really say that the price matters as long as its not the same price as the M12 itself.

Id prefer the MT-4 as its lighter and cheaper

Wasn't the spektrum one about $70? Id pay that no problems

Also if it is more than that I really hope that people keep the complaining to a minimum as there would be a lot of testing and man hours gone into testing and designing of the drop down.

Think about the big picture if they don't make any money from it then why would they do it.
Your radio is a essential piece of kit, its not something that you swap out often
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I didn't say it had to be 10$ , it just has to stay realistic compared to the price of the radio. It can't be 1/3 of the price for example, maybe 1/4 would be more acceptable
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