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Old 06-23-2009, 05:17 PM
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Default 2.4 or 14 MHZ??????

Can somebody tell me why the 14 MHZ radios are around $2000.00? What is the deal? The 2.4 works and about 1 quarter the cost.
Are these 14 MHZ radios any better than a 2.4 system?
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:18 PM
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14 MHz? Where did you see that?

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Old 06-23-2009, 05:22 PM
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Default RE: 2.4 or 14 MHZ??????

Are you possibly referring to the Futaba 14MZ radio??

[link]http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXTNB1&P=ML[/link]

This is a 2.4 Ghz Spread Spectrum radio, the 14MZ is the model number of the radio. And yes, they are approximately $2,000. They are a very high end 14 channel radio. They are pretty much the top of the line for the Futaba radios

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Old 06-23-2009, 06:41 PM
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you can get the 14mz on 2.4, its top of the line that why it cost more
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I'm sorry, but this is funny! LOL
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Default RE: 2.4 or 14 MHZ??????

Heh, this is a bit funny. The radio in question, as pointed out by another poster, is the Futaba model 14MZ. This is not to be confused with 14 megahertz, which would be abbreviated 14MHz. And to answer your question, in my opinion, yes the 14MZ is better than any other radio transmitter I am aware of.
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For that much money it better come with autopilot and a sexy flight attendant!
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ORIGINAL: wings

For that much money it better come with autopilot and a sexy flight attendant!


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Ah.. our old buddy Otto Pilot!!

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That was a great movie!
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Uh-oh.. talk about hijacking a thread!!!

It's all Ken's fault!!! [X(] Weeeeelllll.. Wings really started it..

Sorry FLAPhappy..

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Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?
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That honky muf' be messin' mah old lady... got to be runnin' cold upside down his head, you know?

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Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit drinking.
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The 14MZ is a pretty advanced radio, yes it's quite capable. Not sure if it has the voice commands that I think were claimed (say "gear down" and guess what happens), but it is very advanced. It can be expanded to have even more channels than 12 proportional 2 switch with 7 channel encoders giving it 24+2 switch channels. An alternative radio in the futaba line is the tray type FX-40. It was $3000, not sure if it is discontinued or if Tower simply no longer carries it. Magnesium case like JR has.
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXPTU8&P=7
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Jus hang loose blood, She gonna catch-up on tha rebound wit tha medici.
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