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Old 06-27-2015, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by CarlCrocco View Post
It works ok, but lacks a lot of the top end features that the RX8 and VTX8 have, and has limited adjustability.


Punch control , brake force, lipo cutoff is enough for me on my E -buggy but yea it doesn't have a ton of features but do you really need the extra stuff .
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Old 06-27-2015, 11:02 AM
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Any relase date other than "soon"?
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Old 06-27-2015, 12:53 PM
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Any relase date other than "soon"?
August 2015, mentioned in another forum.....no pricing though
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Old 06-27-2015, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by rcgod View Post
Was having a debate with a friend last night about the price. He thinks it will be about the same as an rx8, I think it will be lower around $150 so they don't have to compete directly with Tekin. The 3.1 is about $180 so he doesn't think this will be less than that. Thoughts?
my last, official, conservative estimate was $175-180, but $200 wouldn't surprise me.
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Old 06-27-2015, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by rcus3r View Post
The software interface on Orion 8 looks identical as the HW SCT Pro.
Expected. HW used to make the Orions.
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Old 06-27-2015, 08:20 PM
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I'll buy a hobbywing over tekin any day of the week
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Looks like it's the same size as the max 8 to me. I've just started running the max8 and got rid of my gen 2 rx8. To me the max 8 is every bit as smooth as the tekin even after the fact it's Unsensored. This new xr8 just looks like the sensored version of the max 8 but with different solder tabs and a removable fan and shroud. Loving my max 8, anything more is just unnecessary.
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Old 07-01-2015, 04:38 AM
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Are there any other differences between the max8 and the xr8 apart from the xr8 being sensored?
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Originally Posted by Dan.J View Post
Looks nice, curious what this "coasting" function is that is talked about on that info page. Switch is like the one on the newer Team Orion R8.1 which I like (but it is a rather big switch) Looking forward to some more info on these
I wonder when u can buy them?
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I read somewhere that they will be available for purchase around August.
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Old 07-11-2015, 07:30 AM
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This thing is huge!
Having had my brand new Tekin RX8 Gen 2 burst into flames not even before putting it onto the track, and after seeing this, I ordered the Novak Activ8 v2 combo yesterday. If there is any thing that's giving me the confidence I vote for Novak because are made in the States and hopefully they should be in better quality than those Chinese factories somewhere cross the border from where I am. And if this is at the same price as Tekin and Novak? I go with Novak and won't look back...
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Pricing on these are out and they are $160.
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Originally Posted by ba4ma View Post
Pricing on these are out and they are $160.
Wow thats really good IMO if its as good as I think it will be. I'm curious on how its performance on 2s is, The old 150amp Hobbywing sucked on 2s and I heard the Orion R8.1 did as well. Would like to replace the Tekin Rx8 G2 in my 4wd SC.
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Preorder's are out, here's a link from Pete at Fierce RC solutions. $159

http://www.fiercercsolutions.com/PREORDER-XERUN-XR8-ESC-30113300.htm
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I'm assuming the current program box that's out will work with this? Anyone on here beta test one of these, and happen to test it with 2s?
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