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Forum: RC Tanks
05-11-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,820
Posted By LukeZ

Interesting photos from Shizuoka today. The MFU...

Interesting photos from Shizuoka today. The MFU for the Sheridan looks to be a "DMD-T11" and it has an LCD screen. Looks to have switched to Deans connectors too, a vast improvement over the...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-21-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Thanks Michal, I'm not sure everyone recognized...

Thanks Michal, I'm not sure everyone recognized the versatility of the TCB when it was released, or what specialized purposes it would make possible. Your comment is very gratifying.
Forum: RC Tanks
03-18-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Same thing happened here. Someone tried posting...

Same thing happened here. Someone tried posting their personal email address and possibly the forum software blocked it, but I don't know why it had to do it 22 times in a row...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-08-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Jerry, HK never told me anything, and probably...

Jerry, HK never told me anything, and probably only responded to about one in six emails I sent them over the years on even mundane topics. I must admit, I was very surprised when they first released...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-05-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

The TCB has been out-of-stock at Hobby King now...

The TCB has been out-of-stock at Hobby King now for several months. After emails too numerous to count, I finally reached a real human being yesterday who informed me that this is not a temporary...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-29-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Hi Zimmerit, I can tell you have not read the...

Hi Zimmerit, I can tell you have not read the Wiki (http://openpanzer.org/wiki/doku.php). Please do so first and that will give you a better understanding of what this product is and how it works....
Forum: RC Tanks
01-28-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

You will still need to replace your broken ESC,...

You will still need to replace your broken ESC, but yes, the TCB will certainly run your Snowcat no problem. It is very flexible, besides tanks and any other tracked vehicles it would be great for...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-28-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

I noticed that myself. Just today I sent Hobby...

I noticed that myself. Just today I sent Hobby King my 7th email in two months, asking about the TCB's long term status. Not holding my breath for a response.
Forum: RC Tanks
01-27-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Sorry about that, try again now. Sometimes the...

Sorry about that, try again now. Sometimes the spam registrations get so numerous I disable it for a few days, but I've reopened it now.
Forum: RC Tanks
01-17-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

The Open Panzer is compatible with all known tank...

The Open Panzer is compatible with all known tank IR codes including Tamiya and Heng Long. All code and the embedded IR protocols are open source, you can browse it on GitHub...
Forum: RC Tanks
01-13-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

The TCB appears to be back in stock in the USA...

The TCB appears to be back in stock in the USA warehouse (https://hobbyking.com/en_us/rc-tank-openpanzer-control-board.html). It doesn't look like they have any at the Global warehouse, and I can't...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-14-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Stock Taigen/HengLong tanks should have resistors...

Stock Taigen/HengLong tanks should have resistors already installed in their LED wiring, usually near the LED end. If you see one, then you shouldn't need to add any more. If not, something in the...
Forum: RC Tanks
11-26-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

I've been waiting for someone to do a 1/6th scale...

I've been waiting for someone to do a 1/6th scale tank and I love the Pz II, so that will be a great one to watch. I think you are approaching me in the number of TCBs you own.
Forum: RC Tanks
11-25-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

TCB half-price at Hobby King: approximately $29...

TCB half-price at Hobby King: approximately $29 US from the Global warehouse (https://hobbyking.com/en_us/catalog/product/view/id/63061).
Forum: RC Tanks
09-06-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Sounds interesting Bryce, keep us posted on what...

Sounds interesting Bryce, keep us posted on what you create.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-21-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Thanks Bryce, I've added that receiver to the...

Thanks Bryce, I've added that receiver to the Wiki, and for others interested here is the receiver for sale at Banggood...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

I think you are all set then.

I think you are all set then.
Forum: RC Tanks
07-17-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

For module radios - that is radios which have a...

For module radios - that is radios which have a removable RF module on the back of the case which includes every 9X transmitter and variant ever produced - the protocol, be it AFHDS, AFHDS-2A or any...
Forum: RC Tanks
07-17-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Hi Bryce, welcome. Glad you're interested in the...

Hi Bryce, welcome. Glad you're interested in the project and of course a build thread on this or any other forum is always welcomed. Maybe post a link to it here when you start one so those following...
Forum: RC Tanks
04-24-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,923
Posted By LukeZ

Hi Erik, perhaps in your videos discussing the...

Hi Erik, perhaps in your videos discussing the differences between the boards you can describe the IR compatibility (or non-compatibility) between the three versions.
Forum: RC Tanks
04-08-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

FYI for those wanting 6 position switch support,...

FYI for those wanting 6 position switch support, it was added in the new release (0.93.01). Both OP Config and TCB firmware have to be updated. Unfortunately this is one of those updates that will...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-30-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Dimension Engineering Sabertooth serial...

Dimension Engineering Sabertooth serial controllers, Pololu controller, plus every RC speed control every made, see the Wiki (http://openpanzer.org/wiki/doku.php?id=wiki:tcb:tcbinstall:motors).
Forum: RC Tanks
03-30-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

A Pi alone without peripheral components will not...

A Pi alone without peripheral components will not do much that a model tank requires, so a separate board is still necessary. However I am looking forward to see what you create. If any of the...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-30-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

Also for anyone who didn't notice, HK still has...

Also for anyone who didn't notice, HK still has the TCB on sale for $36 (https://hobbyking.com/en_us/rc-tank-openpanzer-control-board.html?wrh_pdp=3). That's basically giving them away, I can't see...
Forum: RC Tanks
03-30-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 29,881
Posted By LukeZ

The sound card works rather well with the TCB and...

The sound card works rather well with the TCB and doesn't need much more in that regard. However it has the ability to be used directly with standard RC gear (like the Benedini) and that is the part...
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