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Old 03-14-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Airtronics M12 vs M11X vs Spektrum DX3R PRO

Looking to upgrade to a racing Tramsmiter and even though money is really not the issue I don't want to spend money I don't have to. I just began racing last year with my SCTE, 22SCT, and Ve8. These are the ones I'm looking to buy.

Airtronics M12 $499
Airtronics M11X. $339
Spektrum DX3R PRO. $309

Is the difference between the M12 and the M11X worth $160?
Is going to Airtronics from the Spektrum worth $30 or $190?
If there's another option let me know.
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I have used Spektrum and a lot of people swear buy them, but I always had glitching, the M11X is nice but HEAVY and I won't touch Futaba after my 4pl experience.

I'd go an M12 or even an MT4
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Agreed! Have seen a lot of local guys glitch with Spektrum or have recievers fail. I personally have used Airtronics since the 90's without a single failure. I mostly use MT-4 currently, but have a M11X that I'm getting rid of only because it will not work with my nitro vehicles that have telemety recievers... And that is why my M12 will be here next week! .
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Im very interested to hear more on this, I am running a DX3R pro and hate running glitch busters so thinking about gettint something different
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I'm running the DX3C now with a glitch buster and was noticing that i still would get a few small glitches. I also had my Ve8 next to another buggy and noticed that they had a much faster response.
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I use a DX3R Pro with no issues. I have been using it since November. No glitching. I don't use glitch busters either because I do not run Savox servos. All associated servos. No complaints here. Been using spektrum since I was a youngster.
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I used to have a dx3r. Switched to Airtronics a little over a year ago after glitching ended a few races early and the transmitter case cracked.

Locally I know of at least a half dozen guys who also switched from Spektrum due to glitching issues.

I used an MT4 for the past year and I love that little radio, but I just got it's big brother, the M12 last weekend. I'm now an Airtronics fan for life. Not just for the glitch free nature of it, but also because it just feels smoother and more precise. Spektrum is junk in comparison. Most of the people who think they are great, have never used a better radio to compare it to.
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Out of G3, i.e Airtronics (Sunwa), Futaba and KoPoPro
What on earth can be converted for the left-hand driver within $300+ budget?

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