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Sneak peak of the new KDS Transmitter, the design looks like something from the future and I'm sure the programming will be right a long with the looks. Is this the future of transmitter design?

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Old Jul 17, 2014, 05:34 PM
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That looks like a robotic pinocchio version. Kind of freaky actually. So no, not the future. LOL. I still don't understand why some companies want to completely change the tx looks so bad. What is here now is very functional and many of them look good I think, sometimes I see things just going backwards instead. Just makes no sense to me.
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Old Jul 17, 2014, 08:33 PM
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Looks like the Transformer "Optimus Prime"
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 07:07 AM
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If it programs like it looks


They say you have to give new stuff time to grew on you. . . . .
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Old Aug 04, 2014, 04:12 AM
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Would be a complete success if they put OpenTX on it. Probably not tough...
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Old Aug 05, 2014, 03:58 AM
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Well if you can hang it on the wall by the antenna, that might be a good feature.
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Old Aug 07, 2014, 12:58 PM
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I like the looks and layout of it. Guess the antenna doubles as a LCD screen mount?

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Old Aug 10, 2014, 03:04 PM
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For some strange reason, designers in Asia have a "thing" for sharp pointed things, dragons, mythical heroes, that translates into form having nothing what so ever to do with function.

Consequently, what may actually be a useful product comes off looking like a toy that was the product of an all night Gundam marathon.

I'm of the opinion that unless this TX has some really new whiz-bang functionality it will most likely fade into obscurity where it belongs...
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Old Aug 10, 2014, 03:08 PM
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That looks like a robotic pinocchio version. Kind of freaky actually. So no, not the future. LOL. I still don't understand why some companies want to completely change the tx looks so bad. What is here now is very functional and many of them look good I think, sometimes I see things just going backwards instead. Just makes no sense to me.
Maybe your avatar knows....

Seriously, I agree. This thing is just butt ugly, just like the Victory Vision motorcycle..
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Old Aug 10, 2014, 03:09 PM
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If it programs like it looks


They say you have to give new stuff time to grew on you. . . . .
That's what topical antibiotics and antifungals are for...
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Old Aug 10, 2014, 03:11 PM
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I like the looks and layout of it. Guess the antenna doubles as a LCD screen mount?

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More like a handle to hold on to so you can give it some spin when you pitch it in the trash..
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Looks like the Transformer "Optimus Prime"
Yeah, and if I gave one to my 4 year old grandson maybe he could turn it into something useful....
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Old Aug 10, 2014, 03:18 PM
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Next thing you know TX's will come in fluorescent colors with spoilers, aerodynamic body kits, "accent" lighting, RS badges, and coffee can mufflers....
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