Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Results 1 to 9 of 9

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Orlando, FL
    Posts
    147
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    Need advice on radio equipment

    Hey everyone I just bought a ofna x1 crt truggy to start a project on. I have a futaba and an AE servo that came with the car that I will use until it needs replacing I need all the other electronics though battery reciever and remote this is my first project and I'm still pretty new to the hobby so bare with me please. I was looking at traxxas stuff to use because I'm not a racer I play in the yard and occasionally go to the track so I don't need anything fancy or expensive so is the traxxas stuff the way to go? I appreciate your suggestions and comments a link to a complete set up I can buy would be awesome here is the link to the stuff I'm currently looking at to buy. Thanks again
    http://m.ebay.com/itm/121265982806?nav=SEARCH&sbk=1

  2. #2
    phmaximus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
    Posts
    6,229
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback
    that one u linked no...

    U really want to find a 2.4ghz controller they can be as cheap as $30, but id recommend looking into a FS GT3c they are $58 including postage... its a little fancy for what u want. but for the price u cant go wrong. u could get something less fancy but its not going to be any cheaper and wont have all the needed adjustments
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FS-GT3C-2-4G...item53f853d1ab

    Later on if u ever get another car, the receivers are $8
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FS-GR3C-3CH-...item485ea90680

    Personally I would steer clear from Traxxas stuff unless u get a great deal on something second hand. like a TQ 2.4ghz for $20 or something...even then they are a pain to set the steering endpoints....The only Traxxas controller ive found easy to set up is a TQi with a ipod docked... but that gets expensive
    LOSI: 5IVE-T, 8IGHT-E, MICRO SCT
    Tamiya: TL01MT, TL01B, TA01RA, Clodbuster
    Traxxas: Slash 2wd, Axial: SCX10 Honcho
    Hobao: Hyper 10e, River Hobby X-Ranger

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Orlando, FL
    Posts
    147
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback
    Ok I'll keep that in mind for another car I ordered a traxxas 2.4ghz radio before I got this response Ill just have to manage now or if it's too much of a pain I'll resell and start over

  4. #4
    EXT2Rob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Placerville, CA
    Posts
    1,729
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback
    FLYSKY!!
    http://www.hobbypartz.com/fs-g2-24ghz-radio.html Simple 2.4ghz 2ch $19
    http://www.hobbypartz.com/79p-ct3c-3...lcd-green.html Advanced functions 3ch $54
    I have both, they're great.
    Just a schmoe....

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by phmaximus View Post
    that one u linked no...

    U really want to find a 2.4ghz controller they can be as cheap as $30, but id recommend looking into a FS GT3c they are $58 including postage... its a little fancy for what u want. but for the price u cant go wrong. u could get something less fancy but its not going to be any cheaper and wont have all the needed adjustments
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FS-GT3C-2-4G...item53f853d1ab

    Later on if u ever get another car, the receivers are $8
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FS-GR3C-3CH-...item485ea90680

    Personally I would steer clear from Traxxas stuff unless u get a great deal on something second hand. like a TQ 2.4ghz for $20 or something...even then they are a pain to set the steering endpoints....The only Traxxas controller ive found easy to set up is a TQi with a ipod docked... but that gets expensive
    I was looking at that one my self. Do you know how well the reception is on it and what the range is like?
    Redcat RS10XT, Redcat Volcano EPX, Redcat Sumo Crawler

  6. #6
    EXT2Rob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Placerville, CA
    Posts
    1,729
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback
    How much range do you need? Usually these things have enough range that you can no longer drive the car cuz you can't SEE it.

    I love my GT3C.
    Just a schmoe....

  7. #7
    Im not sure how much but before my receiver broke i was getting 25' if i was extremely lucky
    Redcat RS10XT, Redcat Volcano EPX, Redcat Sumo Crawler

  8. #8
    EXT2Rob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Placerville, CA
    Posts
    1,729
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback
    Sounds like you may have a receiver problem. I had a similar problem, noticed that my range was kinda short. Not long after, the receiver gave out entirely.
    Just a schmoe....

  9. #9
    Mine no longer has an antenna lol
    Redcat RS10XT, Redcat Volcano EPX, Redcat Sumo Crawler


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:21 AM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.