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Old Dec 02, 2012, 06:28 AM
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Dx7s vs Dx8
DX7s
20-model memory
Built-in telemetry
Extensive airplane and helicopter programming
Throttle-activated timer setting
AR8000 high-speed 8-channel receiver
Li-Po battery compatibility
8 wing types
5 tail types
3-position flaps with delay and elevator compensation
Dual rates and expo
Differential
5-point throttle, pitch and tail curves
6 swashplate types
6 programmable mixes
Control position warnings
Audio and vibe alarm settings
Large 126 x 64 LCD screen
Mode selection (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
Language select (English, Italian, French, Spanish or German)
4.8V 2000mAh NiMH transmitter battery
High-speed 11ms frame rate with 2048 resolution
128MB SD card (included)

DX8
High-speed 11ms frame rate with 2048 resolution
30-model internal memory
Large 128 x 64 backlit screen
Includes TM1000 full-range telemetry module providing real-time flight log data, receiver voltage, flight pack voltage, RPM and temperature
Includes AR8000 8-channel high-speed receiver
Includes 2000mAh NiMH battery pack
Includes SD card for Spektrum™ Data Interface
Includes global 12V charger with adapters for international use
Includes Spektrum neckstrap
4 user-selectable control modes (modes 1, 2, 3 and 4)
Spektrum Data Interface for expanded model memory, model sharing and firmware updates
Exclusive Spektrum AirWare™ software
SimpleScroll™ programming interface for easy menu navigation
Electronic E-ring electronically prevents overdriving the cyclic servos
5-point graphic tail curve
5-point graphic throttle and pitch curve
Active gain and governor trim allows in-flight adjustment
Swashplate timing
Telemetry alerts (vibe and audible)
6 swashplate types
3-position flap switch with flap delay and elevator compensation programming
8 wing types and 5 tail types
Language select (English, Italian, French, Spanish or German)
User-assigned switch function
Programmable throttle cut
Refined ergonomics with no-slip comfort grips
Programmable timer with throttle timer startup
Quad bearing gimbals

They just exploit a couple more features that the dx7s has, but they leave it out on the 7s features. Lol seriously, the only diff is that the 8 has like one more 2 position flap switch and 10 ,ore models (which is really awesome )and rates that go 0-1-2 vs 0-1 on the dx7s. I can see the need of the extra flap switch for someone who is really into scale, but for 3D, a 7 is all u need IM JOT TRYING TO START AN ARGUEMENT!!!! Just defending my point lol.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 07:39 AM
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Agreed. DX7s gets my vote



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Old Dec 02, 2012, 07:56 AM
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Wow Nick! Sounds like an awesome Christmas!
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:09 AM
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Wow Nick! Sounds like an awesome Christmas!
Yessir!
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:10 AM
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I missed it, what're you getting?
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:14 AM
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Oh the mustang, right! That should be fun...
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:30 AM
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What you guys gonna get for christmas?

I'm actually not getting plane stuff: I need a new ipod. Mine had an encounter with the pavement
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:33 AM
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FPV stuff for me, plus a DVR so that you guys can watch too
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:45 AM
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i think i might get a 1/10 nitro car/buggy for xmas!
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:49 AM
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i think i might get a 1/10 nitro car/buggy for xmas!
awesome! i have always wanted a nitro buggy/truggy... they seem to have a lot more runtime, they are faster, and they sound cool
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:51 AM
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FPV stuff for me, plus a DVR so that you guys can watch too
Dan, whats your favorite frequency for FPV u have used? 1.3 seems to be treating u well.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:55 AM
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I could sell you my hpi blitz. It hasn't been used much. It's electric though.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:55 AM
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I'm getting a 71" slick for Christmas!
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:56 AM
3D, 1D at a time!
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Wow Nick! Sounds like an awesome Christmas!
+1!
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What you guys gonna get for christmas?

I'm actually not getting plane stuff: I need a new ipod. Mine had an encounter with the pavement
I'm not really sure... I wanted an iPad, but I just got one... So ... Idk... Lol, may ask for a 50cc or 30cc airframe? my parents don't want me getting more planes though
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Agreed. DX7s gets my vote



Dan
8FG(s) bro
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:56 AM
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awesome! i have always wanted a nitro buggy/truggy... they seem to have a lot more runtime, they are faster, and they sound cool
i have one but electric has much better performance
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