Category: Radio Gear

  • New Optic 5 radio from Hitec

    New Optic 5 radio from Hitec

    Hitec's new Optic 5 radio is clearly an entry-level set designed to compete with units such as Spektrum's DX5e.  It's […]

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  • How it all began (Pt.2)

    How it all began (Pt.2)

    This MacGregor unit is a pulse proportional set which came to be known as Galloping Ghost – the rudder and […]

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  • How it all began (Pt.1)

    How it all began (Pt.1)

      Republished here, in 1987 Peter Russell wrote a number of articles for RCM&E covering the history of radio control developments. […]

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  • JR’s new XG8

    JR’s new XG8

    Good news everyone, it looks like the XG7’s big brother is set to arrive in the UK sooner than expected, […]

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  • Spektrum DSMX transmitter recall

    Spektrum DSMX transmitter recall

    In response to feedback from DMSX transmitter owners, Horizon Hobby have discovered that in some “rare instances”, DSMX equipped transmitters […]

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  • The new Spektrum DX7S

    The new Spektrum DX7S

    Receiving more than a makeover, Spektrum have revised their mid-range stalwart the DX7 in the process grafting a DX8’s body […]

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  • JR 11X Zero

    JR 11X Zero

    The 11X must be one of the most radically styled transmitters to have appeared.   The folks at JR have […]

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  • Spektrum DX-8

    Spektrum DX-8

    Horizon Hobby have announced the release date for the new Spektrum DX-8 system. The long awaited higher-end radio should arrive […]

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  • Jeti Duplex 2.4GHz radio

    Jeti Duplex 2.4GHz radio

      The respected Jeti Duplex 2.4GHz system is now available pre-fitted to the Graupner MX-12 and MX-16 transmitters. Duplex has, […]

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  • Just unveiled at Nuremburg

    Just unveiled at Nuremburg

    Visual similarities with the DX6i are there although ergonomically the DX8T is much improved. Quality of the materials seemed very […]

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