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Old 02-20-2008, 12:36 PM
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[link=http://acteurope.de/Vergleichenglisch.pdf]http://acteurope.de/Vergleichenglisch.pdf[/link]

I like the emphasis on safety.

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However, $540 for a basic conversion set, including a 10ch RX, seems a bit rich...[X(]
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All that "bling" and
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I guess it's a matter of perspective. Julez, if you have a large, high-value model, it's not an unreasonable amount to invest $540 in order to obtain a truly reliable RF link. And, Dick, I'd take that reliable RF link over any of the other ancillary features available from JR/Futaba. Model Match is certainly valuable, but I wish the US importers placed a higher priority on overall system safety. I think some of us would be willing to pay a premium for a RC system that had a professional level RF link.

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"It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that bling"
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If you are in a dirty area this would be perfect, transmitting and receiving on two bands with frequency hopping on the 2.4. But unless a big manufacture grabs it it will be nice but unnecessary. The people who have bought the 2.4 in my area either have to have the newest or dont want to wait for the pin( which is rare anyway). looking at the receiver setups, how are the servos hooked up to know which receiver to go to? It is nice to see the high power plug in too.
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Yeah, not sure about that stuff. I'm most likely going to stick with Spektrum gear as just the thought of having to get service through Europe is enough to put me off on the ACT gear. But, they do have some interesting ideas.
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ORIGINAL: dick Hanson

All that "bling" and
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Great, more free space for useful functions!
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ORIGINAL: dick Hanson

All that "bling" and
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Great, more free space for useful functions!
and those would be? with one more tx antenna - it would make a dandy milking stool
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Best part I saw was the RX antennas being extendable.
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Best part I saw was the RX antennas being extendable.
That is defintely a benefit, but the best part is that for those of us using top end Tx's and that actually need the functionality of those Tx's, we now have a straightforward way to get the benefits of 2.4. By the way you can have a mixture of 2.4gHz and 35mHz (so potentially 72mHz too) for diversity. ACT where one one of the first in the diversity arena before anyone heard of 2.4. The rx's work out which one is providing the best signal and send that one to the servos; this is all proven technology and works fine.
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