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Old 03-17-2018, 05:10 PM
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Hey folks, I have 6 year old daughter. I'd like to get her going in RC but I don't know of any transmitters small enough for her to get her hands around. Is there something out there that any of you know of? Thanks
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My son is 7 and uses a futaba 3pv.
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The 3PV is a popular choice for the younger, young ones at my local track as well. You can also wrap the brake side of the throttle trigger with tape to narrow that gap if that is an issue fit-wise.
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Thanks for the feedback, I'll look into that one.
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might try one of these . use a lanyard to relive some hand hold pressure..https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...hoCFikQAvD_BwE
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might try one of these . use a lanyard to relive some hand hold pressure..https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...hoCFikQAvD_BwE
No,no,no. That doesn't even come with a RX for more than the cost of a real Futaba product. It also does not have any model memory and who knows what else is missing.
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you can find the radio on amazon for under 48.. rx not sure but .this is also possible for a 6 year old.https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-...___store=en_us
under 50 for all..
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you can find the radio on amazon for under 48.. rx not sure but .this is also possible for a 6 year old.https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-...___store=en_us
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My son had one of those cheap radios and it had issues with interference when at the track, that's why i got him the 3pv. Some tracks have outlawed those cheap radios because of runaway cars.
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+1 for the 3pv. Has LCD screen with lots of functions and also light and small compared to some others.
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Some younger guys around my track also use the 3PV. Also, I have seen a kid flip the remote around so he's pushing the throttle with his thumb, and just reversing the steering.
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Hey folks, I have 6 year old daughter. I'd like to get her going in RC but I don't know of any transmitters small enough for her to get her hands around. Is there something out there that any of you know of? Thanks
Spektrum are pretty light, you could always add a lanyard so she can have some of the weight supported by her neck
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If you are near a Hobbytown USA, check out the Ikonnic ET4Ds. All the kids at my local track are using it. Can be switched to left-hand operation. My son is using it and I've been pretty happy with it. RX's are paired to profile so leaving multiple models on won't drive multiple cars if you leave them on. Not sure about the 3PV but my 4PKS-R would do it. Maybe the newer models don't do that anymore. Not sure.

Ikonnik: ET4DS 4ch 2.4 GHz Xe Radio - LCD: 2.4GHz R/C transmitters
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