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Old 03-19-2006, 10:07 PM
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Ok, I got back into rc a week or so ago and I need help in choosing a radio, Ive done some of my research and looking around and have some questions on the sspektrum module


For everyone who has owned this radio and others:

Would you recommend this radio and why,
Is it worht it,
What other brand radios do you recommend other than the spektrum


Thanks for helping out
Old 03-20-2006, 06:20 AM
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If you have heavy cash, look at the Nomadio Sensor
http://www.nomadio.net

I Own one and is very happy with it.
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I just got back into R/C nitro after a 12 yrs absense. I used to do serious racing in 1/8 nitro road racing so I didn't mess with junk and won't now either. I bought the Spektum DX2 and its' fine. It really a JR Propo radio. And other brands I recommend that I and other racers used are Futaba, JR Propo, and Airtronics. Spektrum wasn't around then. I primarliy saw Futabas and Airtronics and some JR Propos.
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I use Spektrum systems in 8 of my cars and love them . No waiting for crystal clips at the track , no changing channels on a synthesized radio , no glitches , can turn the Spektrum on whenever and where ever without messing anyone up . Spektrum is the best thing I`ve invested in rc stuff . Also doesn`t cost over $500 like Nomadio sensor .
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i just got that about a week ago workers great.
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If you have heavy cash, look at the Nomadio Sensor
http://www.nomadio.net

I Own one and is very happy with it.

Dude are the freaking Nomad spokesman? Nomad's cost too damn much! Wayyyyyy too much Nomad plugging. [:@]

Buy a Spektrum they work great. Don't spend $600 on a radio for a damn RC Car when after all it IS on the ground where's it gonna go? Long as you got a failsafe your fine. Failsafe's built into the Spektrum.
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If you have heavy cash, look at the Nomadio Sensor
http://www.nomadio.net

I Own one and is very happy with it.

Dude are the freaking Nomad spokesman? Nomad's cost too damn much! Wayyyyyy too much Nomad plugging. [:@]

Buy a Spektrum they work great. Don't spend $600 on a radio for a damn RC Car when after all it IS on the ground where's it gonna go? Long as you got a failsafe your fine. Failsafe's built into the Spektrum.

Badz , I agree with you .Why spend more on a radio than most cars cost . I see a few people at the track that have the Nomadio radios . These people seem to be the ones that get into the hobby and buy the most expensive equipment and have no idea how to work on them .I guess they have more $ then brains . LOL
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My RC expereince is 100x better now that I have a Spectrum.
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I have one on my buggy, plan to go out and get some more recievers for my trucks. But then again I think i will just get my SS's AMs since I wont be letting them go as far. It is a NICE system for the price, the servos arent teh greatest but they work well fo rteh couse. I will eventually have DX3 models on my trucks once I get to upgrading there radios which will be soon, having 6 rcs and being limited to runing only a few sux.
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My RC expereince is 100x better now that I have a Spectrum.

MY RC experience is 100x faster now that I have a Nomadio.
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My RC expereince is 100x better now that I have a Spectrum.

MY RC experience is 100x faster now that I have a Nomadio.
The Nomadio still doesn`t make you a better driver . It should for the outrageous price .
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The Nomadio still doesn`t make you a better driver . It should for the outrageous price .

Maybe it doesn't make you a better driver, but it definitely DOES help you drive better!! I at one time thought that all the fast response radio talk was a bunch of dung that did'nt make that much difference to the average racer. It took using the Nomadio at about 3 race events for me to realize I was able to brake and turn much later with the Nomadio than I had been with the xtal systems I used before. I learned long ago that racing is about milliseconds and if you choose to leave some milliseconds on the table, someone else will scarf them up and use them against you.
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Wow - what percentage of people race and go all out?

Nomadio sales and others: I bought a product that fits MY needs: Spektrum.


God forbid we all buy what we need/want.
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Yes, if needed, I will jump to Nomadio one day.

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Nomadio Sales, since the thread is about a base model 2 channel system that sells for $169.99 why don't you guys come out with a bare bones model for folks that don't race, don't need all the add ins, just need a good reliable basic radio that they don't have to worry about having freq conflicts with? The dx2 fills these needs quite well.

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Nomadio Sales, since the thread is about a base model 2 channel system that sells for $169.99 why don't you guys come out with a bare bones model for folks that don't race, don't need all the add ins, just need a good reliable basic radio that they don't have to worry about having freq conflicts with? The dx2 fills these needs quite well.

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I'm with you on that. Not everybody in the world wants all of that stuff on their radio. A bare bones one would be just fine for me also


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Nomadio Sales, since the thread is about a base model 2 channel system that sells for $169.99 why don't you guys come out with a bare bones model for folks that don't race, don't need all the add ins, just need a good reliable basic radio that they don't have to worry about having freq conflicts with? The dx2 fills these needs quite well.

Ed M.

I'm with you on that. Not everybody in the world wants all of that stuff on their radio. A bare bones one would be just fine for me also


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I`m with you guys too . I race a lot and don`t need all that stuff . I just wanted a radio that I don`t have frequency problems or glitches . I love my Spektrum . N.S. thinks everyone must go out and buy a Sensor .
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The DX2 is a 3channel not a 2 channel, trust me I own one. I didnt pay 169 for it either, I paid $149, total after tax in AZ was $168 or something like that. And i got it at my LHS. I did NOT get it for any nifty fast reliable super duper expinsive ass add ons I dont want, need or care about. Nomadio_Sales is nothing more then a salesmen, I am a salesman with 10 years of exp and I can tell you now, everything he tries to spit at us about those systems is from a marketing point of view. Everything is beefed up in words that make it sound so super fantastic with no reliable info to back it up. It may be a great system, for someone who is a pro racer. We are everyday guys and gals for the most part on here that would much rather put that extra $300 to $500 bux into our cars and not our radio system. I understand that the radio system might just be the best in the world for racing and shave some seconds or what ever off your time. But please there really is no need to come to a post and start baging on a system that works just fine for the guy's needs. WHat you are trying to do is milk him to spend money on a system you sell, a bit biosed maybe?

Stick with the DX2, it works great. it ISNT slow, it is even fast on picking up the channel when your around other FM users. It is much safer then any AM radio and you dont have to worry about mounting your failsafes. It is very price savey aswell and as you learned from this thread it can be upgraded and made better down the line.

Now Mr. Salesman, you tell me how that is a bad system? Your attempt to sell your product is givin a 1. I would have fired you for this attempt if you worked for me lol. Arguing with possible customers is no way to make sales #s, take it from a pro =O)
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Smokieflame , well put. Except for one small thing , the DX2 is 2 channel and DX3 is 3 channel . That is the only difference between the two .
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The DX2 is a 3channel not a 2 channel, trust me I own one. I didnt pay 169 for it either, I paid $149, total after tax in AZ was $168 or something like that. And i got it at my LHS. I did NOT get it for any nifty fast reliable super duper expinsive ass add ons I dont want, need or care about. Nomadio_Sales is nothing more then a salesmen, I am a salesman with 10 years of exp and I can tell you now, everything he tries to spit at us about those systems is from a marketing point of view. ........

......... Now Mr. Salesman, you tell me how that is a bad system? Your attempt to sell your product is givin a 1. I would have fired you for this attempt if you worked for me lol. Arguing with possible customers is no way to make sales #s, take it from a pro =O)

Why does the hammer of Thor come down on NS for coming in here trying to sell his system, yet it's perfectly OK for various members of this thread to show up in Nomadio threads trying to drag people off of the Nomadio system?? I too am a saleman with 12 odd years experience, and I give the nod to NS for being the real sales pro here. He has been doing nothing more than pointing out Features and Benefits of his system and trying to make those features and benefits outweigh the asking price of the product. This is what any successful salesman tries to do!! Take it from a pro!! I kinda amazes me that folks in here want to discount the importance of good radio equipment so they will have an extra $300 to put in their $400 car. Heck, tie some string on it for control ( no crystals) then you'll have another $ 170 to put in the car!!
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The DX2 is a 3channel not a 2 channel, trust me I own one. I didnt pay 169 for it either, I paid $149, total after tax in AZ was $168 or something like that. And i got it at my LHS. I did NOT get it for any nifty fast reliable super duper expinsive ass add ons I dont want, need or care about. Nomadio_Sales is nothing more then a salesmen, I am a salesman with 10 years of exp and I can tell you now, everything he tries to spit at us about those systems is from a marketing point of view. ........

......... Now Mr. Salesman, you tell me how that is a bad system? Your attempt to sell your product is givin a 1. I would have fired you for this attempt if you worked for me lol. Arguing with possible customers is no way to make sales #s, take it from a pro =O)

Why does the hammer of Thor come down on NS for coming in here trying to sell his system, yet it's perfectly OK for various members of this thread to show up in Nomadio threads trying to drag people off of the Nomadio system?? I too am a saleman with 12 odd years experience, and I give the nod to NS for being the real sales pro here. He has been doing nothing more than pointing out Features and Benefits of his system and trying to make those features and benefits outweigh the asking price of the product. This is what any successful salesman tries to do!! Take it from a pro!! I kinda amazes me that folks in here want to discount the importance of good radio equipment so they will have an extra $300 to put in their $400 car. Heck, tie some string on it for control ( no crystals) then you'll have another $ 170 to put in the car!!
OK , he has acoplished that pointing out how good the system is . But he is trying to push people that don`t have or don`t want to spend the money on it . Both of you made your point , so what . If people want they will buy it , any good salesman knows that you don`t down talk what a person has if you are trying to get them to buy your product . That just gets them pissed and will not listen to another word you say . The salesman needs to be nice and show the quality of the product and not jam it down their throat, which is happening here . Everyone isn`t going to buy Sensor , there will always be something better no matter what product it is . The Sensor is a better and fancier radio, but it is not for everyone . A good salesman would know what the customer wants and can afford . Myself , I think it is awesome that this technology has come into rc . But I`m not ready for it as a lot of other people . Keep pushing the issue is just going to push people away , not get them to buy it . If the Nomadio Sensor was on the market when Spektrum came out I probly would have gone that way . So excuse us people that don`t have it at this moment in time . If every person in rc bought the Sensor there would be no market or value for it in the future . Just like harleys , 15-20 years ago they were expensive and a lot of people didn`t have them . Now days everyone has them and they don`t hold the value like they used to and are cheaper to todays market .
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