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Old Aug 26, 2011, 08:42 AM
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The "Genius" line is used by Art-Tech, which is quite a big manufacturer of RTF planes and helicopters. However, it is not highly regarded as far as quality is concerned, more or less equivalent to Skyractec.

The Genius designation has also been used by Walkera in the past.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 09:09 AM
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No mention of cp genius on the walkera site. But there was something new.....check it out! Seems like a new model every month at least.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 09:47 AM
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 10:19 AM
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Almost hard to believe; that durable, and flys that well. Pretty cool stuff

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Old Aug 26, 2011, 10:35 AM
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This is the link to the original thread:

http://bbs.5imx.com/bbs/viewthread.p...extra=page%3D1

They claim to be a Walkera product....
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 11:27 AM
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Let me at it...I bet I can break it.
looks cool.
maybe a little underpowered...you knew I'd say that.

back in the FM 4#3 days, I remember seeing the word "Genius" on the box...
Yes the old 5#6 and 4#3 were the genius range but for some reason they dropped the name and just went with the letter coding.

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Seems like a plastic Walkera, so no more alu parts that bend easily and usually add nothing but extra weight, increasing the chance on damage when crashing.
Yes but don't forget we wanted the bling with the 4#3 upgrade came the 4#3A all plastic and 4#3B Alu now the B sold like hot cakes where as although the A had many strong supporters like Bill and Dusty it sold in very small numbers compared to the B - So walkera took the hint and gave us more of what we seemed to want.

Regards David
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 12:24 PM
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This is the Chuck Norris of micro CP helis. In the video, it even shatters the floor after that first crash!
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 12:35 PM
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It is indeed a Walkera. AUW is 41g with the supplied 200mah pack. The cool thing is, it comes with a small Devo 6 Tx. Its about the size of a Eflite 4e with a color touch screen and full programming except for TH. I really haven't had much time to test fly her but the heli is actually much smaller than a V100 and does not use the 4G3 maingear. It looks more like the old 4#3 gear.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 12:42 PM
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Put me on the list, I want one. I think I would take this over the NE...

Any idea on pricing DK?
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 12:50 PM
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Put me on the list, I want one. I think I would take this over the NE...

Any idea on pricing DK?
I have no idea about pricing. All I know is it has the world's smallest set of servos I have ever seen. LOL. It also has a carbon mainshaft and plastic blades. Looks like she should be able to take a crash and come back for more.

BTW, I see you're a Pontiac fan. Thought I would let you know that I have a 09 G8 GT running 400hp to the ground. Sooooo much fun. LOL.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 01:08 PM
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I was the first to show a video where a Walkera helicopter crashes and flies again. They copy my idea

Better fluidity in clicking on the link on the top of the image
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd-onxV8hq8&

I just hope that their servos are better than the servos of Walkera V100D03BL (even if on the video there was no problem)

Roland
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I have no idea about pricing. All I know is it has the world's smallest set of servos I have ever seen. LOL. It also has a carbon mainshaft and plastic blades. Looks like she should be able to take a crash and come back for more.

<BTW, I see you're a Pontiac fan. Thought I would let you know that I have a 09 G8 GT running 400hp to the ground. Sooooo much fun. LOL.
Very nice... I have a picture site linked in my profile, all of my Pontiac's are 60's era, big Pontiac engines, lots of fun.. we all feel that certain need, the need for speed.

Have fun with that little Walkera DK, it looks like a blast to knock around the office!!
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 01:29 PM
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So this is quite possibly the real MCPx killer.

Those bought the V100D03BL, V120D06, V120D08 will not be pleased.
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 01:30 PM
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Old Aug 26, 2011, 01:38 PM
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So this is quite possibly the real MCPx killer.

Those bought the V100D03BL, V120D06, V120D08 will not be pleased.
Don't know about that ...

Just like the "Big Block" hogs posted earlier, there might be a "need" for speed that this "featherweight" can't produce.
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