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Oct 25, 2012, 01:01 PM
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it has 5 point mixing curves on all mixes and throttle curve
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Oct 25, 2012, 02:53 PM
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Figured we were about due for a new radio from Futaba - after all, I just bought my 8fg last month. Haven't even had a chance to get around to using it yet either . Although I don't know that I'd have been willing to pay the premium for this over the 8fg.
Oct 25, 2012, 04:10 PM
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I like NiMh. It’s much safer and 5 hours is way more than enough time for me.

Good Choice Futaba!

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I think Low Self Discharge (LSD) NiMH is an excellent choice for Tx. It would be disappointing if on this fine new generation TX they went cheap and chose old tech cells with lousy shelf life.
Oct 26, 2012, 02:51 PM
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http://futabarc.com/systems/futk9410-14sg/index.html

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Oct 26, 2012, 03:18 PM
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no mention of "Conditions" in the spec

So its a 5cell NiMH. I guess they ran out of space in the case. No biggy, having S.bus programmer built in is a more useful feature since those are the only types of servo's I buy these days.

I like the look of the radio, but confirmation on conditions is real important me.
Last edited by TimBle; Oct 26, 2012 at 03:26 PM.
Oct 26, 2012, 03:56 PM
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no mention of "Conditions" in the spec
+1
I think the answer will be: buy a 12FG or higher...
Oct 26, 2012, 04:05 PM
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I think its just an omission. 8FG has conditions in Glider and heli programme menu, No way they would have deleted it from a higher spec radio...
Would like confirmation though
Oct 26, 2012, 04:07 PM
Bo Edström, Sweden
I suspect limitations in Conditions - must be some reasons to buy the higher end radios but to buy a 12FG/12Z/14MZ just to get the conditions (8 conditions) seems kind of buying a little outdated radio (no telemetry etc) and the jump up to 18MZ (that also has 8 conditions) is really high in the price ladder.

/Bo
Oct 26, 2012, 04:19 PM
numnutchris
Well, convinced - Im in! But for some future redesign I wish for moving the onoff sw and status leds somewhere else, the L & RD next to the top switches and get the display on top front of the Tx instead.
Oct 26, 2012, 04:22 PM
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Folks, I just received word that you should be able to pre-order 14SG's starting this weekend. Just to be clear, I'm talking about the market serviced by Hobbico (North America). Other distributors may have different plans.

Steve
Oct 26, 2012, 04:25 PM
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Folks, I just received word that you should be able to pre-order 14SG's starting this weekend. Just to be clear, I'm talking about the market serviced by Hobbico (North America). Other distributors may have different plans.

Steve
Skaluf: So you thing we can Preorder on TowerHobbies for example? or some especial shop?

Thanks
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Oct 26, 2012, 04:30 PM
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Folks, I just received word that you should be able to pre-order 14SG's starting this weekend. Just to be clear, I'm talking about the market serviced by Hobbico (North America). Other distributors may have different plans.

Steve
Thanks, mines apparently on the way.

Does this radio have conditions in airplane mode Steve?
Oct 26, 2012, 04:31 PM
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delete.....

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Oct 26, 2012, 04:40 PM
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Skaluf: So you thing we can Preorder on TowerHobbies for example? or some especial shop?

Thanks
Wilfrid
Yes, starting tomorrow, depending on the retailer...yes.
Oct 26, 2012, 04:42 PM
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Thanks, mines apparently on the way.

Does this radio have conditions in airplane mode Steve?
I don't have a full answer to that yet. The feature list we've published is preliminary, so some changes could still happen prior to release. As we get additional information it will be published.


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