Spektrum have just unveiled a new model in the form of a range-topping DX18 aero transmitter.

The telemetry equipped, 18-channel unit boasts dual aeriels and abck-lit screen along with all the usual high-end features you'd expect.

The spec list is below and there's more at Horizon's UK website. A release date and pricing are awaited.

RCM&E will be bringing news of all that's new from Nuremburg 2012

  • 18 Channel with X plus
  • Spektrum DSMX
  • Mode 1 -4
  • Low weight
  • Twin antennas, one fixed and a second antenna in handle
  • 50 internal Model memory plus nearly unlimited Model memory storage capacity on SD Card
  • Large backlit 192x96 LCD Display
  • SD Card
  • X-Plus Technology
  • AirWare™ Software with heli, aircraft and glider modules
  • 10 Wing type configurations
  • 6 Swashplate types
  • 2 Motor glider configurations
  • Free assignable channels
  • Free assignable switches
  • LiPo battery and integrated global charger
  • Up to 10 individually customised flight modes
  • Individual Flight mode names
  • Flight mode priority switch
  • Absolute Servo travel definition
  • Balance Function with 7 point curve for all servo channels
  • Sequencer for servo mixes with time shift
  • Preflight Checklist
  • Telemetry with Flight log
  • 12 programmable Mixes