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Old 04-25-2017, 07:13 PM
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Nice looking radio though. i suppose if mine was stolen id consider it.
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Old 04-26-2017, 04:42 AM
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would be nice if has a trigger with adjustable gap
^^^^^ THIS!!! ^^^^^

I love the 3D trigger on the KO Propo. Really wish Futaba would do something similar, but I'm sure there's some copyright / patent issue to contend with.

As far as the 7PX goes, I think it's overkill for racers. We need, at most, 3 channels. Now, for scalers, crawlers, etc...., that need to control a bunch of discreet functions, or mix multiple channels together, this might be awesome.

For the rest of us, the 4PX is still more than enough.

Heck, I've still got my 10 year old 4PK....it's the radio I keep in the house for using on VRC Pro.
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Main question from the stickdrivers: Will there be a stick version of this or even the 4PX transmitter?

The 4GRS is a nice transmitter with all the functions but with the weird and simple LCD screen not that professional look.
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Originally Posted by Joel Lagace View Post
would be nice if has a trigger with adjustable gap
Agreed. Something like what KO had on the Eurus would be awesome. Not just gap but angle.
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Old 04-27-2017, 06:34 AM
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It was time to have a touch screen as well as 18-channel aircraft.

As the 4PX and 4PXR I hope this new I also have the FASST system...
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Heck, I've still got my 10 year old 4PK....it's the radio I keep in the house for using on VRC Pro.
I still have my 3PK. And I have all the different modules, crystal Tx and Rx, synthesized Tx and Rx (think select a channel), and the FASST conversion. I have a couple of older cars I use with that radio.

Does anyone remember crystals?
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I still have my 3PK. And I have all the different modules, crystal Tx and Rx, synthesized Tx and Rx (think select a channel), and the FASST conversion. I have a couple of older cars I use with that radio.

Does anyone remember crystals?
I ran a Futuba Magnum Racer back in the day, 27mhz version of the Magnun Jr. Very few ran 27mhz so I had little to no frequency issues.
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Originally Posted by racer1812 View Post
I ran a Futuba Magnum Racer back in the day, 27mhz version of the Magnun Jr. Very few ran 27mhz so I had little to no frequency issues.
I think I still have my Magnum Jr. floating around somewhere.

I have a friend who still has a Magnum, with all the pots on the front for adjustments.

And another buddy who owns a hobby shop still has his stick radio, with the slot car controller conversion.

It's amazing how far this stuff has come.
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Originally Posted by Stubbs View Post
^^^^^ THIS!!! ^^^^^

I love the 3D trigger on the KO Propo. Really wish Futaba would do something similar, but I'm sure there's some copyright / patent issue to contend with.

As far as the 7PX goes, I think it's overkill for racers. We need, at most, 3 channels. Now, for scalers, crawlers, etc...., that need to control a bunch of discreet functions, or mix multiple channels together, this might be awesome.

For the rest of us, the 4PX is still more than enough.

Heck, I've still got my 10 year old 4PK....it's the radio I keep in the house for using on VRC Pro.
i still have my first radio: 3pks 2.4ghz hahahah, in the last 10 years has it skipped a beat
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See Futaba is smart. They KNOW us racers will buy the latest and greatest. We might B and moan for a little while but ultimately...then they took it one step further. See, if it was just for the touchscreen, I personally wouldn't really care. I run Spektrum for my nitro cars and the 6R while cool, wouldn't be worth the extra coin to upgrade from say the 4R (I upgraded from a DX4C so yes it was worthwhile for the 5.5ms). But Futaba in all their marketing wisdom, drops a big old SR at the end of the name. SUPER RESPONSE! This and a new R324SBS 4-channel multi-antenna diversity receiver. You KNOW you want that because it's the only reason you're not winning right now.

Seriously though, with today's tech I'll bet that a software upgrade would allow the 4PX to utilize the new tech. Will they do it and rely on the touchscreen to sell it? Doubt it but us 4PX owners can be hopeful right? I foresee a lot of R304sb's coming up on Ebay soon.
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Originally Posted by racer1812 View Post
I ran a Futuba Magnum Racer back in the day, 27mhz version of the Magnun Jr. Very few ran 27mhz so I had little to no frequency issues.
I had an air XLP2 but also on 27mhz channel 01
Rarely say another 27mhz radio
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It's a hobby mental illness...... or just !! MADNESS !!

Ooo I got tO have it!

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Dang, so they just jump from 4 to 7 channels. I guess. I wish someone would make a two channel competition radio.
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