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Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:26 AM
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what? radio frequency was technically impossible 7 years ago......WOW. Did Spektrum invent RC too?
100 planes could fly at the same time using FM? Wow, you really believe it too?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 02:28 AM
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Thats a poor sales pitch Andy. I'll NEVER buy your product while I see folk around having problems. I learn from others mistakes

sort your product out and I'll consider it, till then no thanks
It is sorted out. The problem is radio blame.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:13 AM
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It is sorted out. The problem is radio blame, by people without a clue.
That's an very insulting comment to a lot of knowledgeable people
I for instance have been in this hobby over 40 years and in the electronics industry even longer.

We understand the causes of Brownout and we know the difference
between Brownout's and Lockout's
We also understand how to install 2.4Ghz Rx's and Antennas

Blanket comments like yours make people angry
and feed this so called "Spektrum hate"
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:17 AM
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That's an very insulting comment to a lot of knowledgeable people
I for instance have been in this hobby over 40 years and in the electronics industry even longer.

We understand the causes of Brownout and we know the difference
between Brownout's and Lockout's
We also understand how to install 2.4Ghz Rx's and Antennas

Blanket comments like yours make people angry
and feed this so called "Spektrum hate"
Why have I never had a single problem with my DX8?
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:18 AM
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I know many that have

Just because you haven't had problems
doesn't mean others don't.
And it certainly does not give you the right to insult others.
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:33 AM
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I know many that have
Saw this guy crash at the field yesterday and blame his shiny new DX7.

He took off into a 10mph wind, turned downwind, throttled back, turned crosswind, stalled, spun, crashed and blamed the radio.

Simple fact is he failed to keep air flowing over his wings.

Just like this guy:

Multiplex Twister Jet - Spektrum Radio Failure Crash (1 min 11 sec)


Another classic EDF fail, as the newbie throttles back, and back and back until he stalls....and blames the radio.

Spektrum D6xi / AR7000 radio interference crash (0 min 41 sec)
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:35 AM
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No. thats Pilot error

Nothing to do with Lockouts
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:38 AM
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No. thats Pilot error

Nothing to do with Lockouts
And the more I look, the more I see the radio being blamed for pilot error.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:40 AM
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Saw this guy crash at the field yesterday and blame his shiny new DX7.

He took off into a 10mph wind, turned downwind, throttled back, turned crosswind, stalled, spun, crashed and blamed the radio.

Simple fact is he failed to keep air flowing over his wings.
I hope you help him improve his skills and explained why his radio
was not at fault ?
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:43 AM
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Another classic EDF fail, as the newbie throttles back, and back and back until he stalls....and blames the radio.
Then TX antenna points towards the modell.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:48 AM
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Then TX antenna points towards the modell.
A common failing
I have seen this often and explained to them why they shouldn't
Old Oct 14, 2012, 04:49 AM
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I hope you help him improve his skills and explained why his radio
was not at fault ?
He wasn't interested because he was in denial.
Old Oct 14, 2012, 05:17 AM
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That's sad ,I walk away from people like this

After a few crashes you will normally find they start listening
Old Oct 14, 2012, 06:15 AM
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DSM, DSM2, DSMX... Don't know if you notice the pattern but spektrum has had really bad modulation and signal strength issues.

Long story short they had faulty modulations and no frequency hopping and hence had to use a way to high output... which was cut again and again.
I agree Spektrum needs to make a clean cut with the past and convert to a modulation technology that is proven to be reliable. The first step for Spektrum is they have to come to the realization that their current system is never going to be reliable enough.



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