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Spektrum I So Want One Of These!!!

Discussion in 'Transmitters & Receivers' started by bigone5500, Dec 7, 2017.

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    It would make a massive upgrade from my DX8 gen 1.
     
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    You can tune your quad ight from the controller with betaflight too! It's Android based. I may try to get one. Hey santa!
     
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    This does look like a real step forward. I'm tempted to ditch the Dx18 in favour of one of these, it's not like i need 18 channels anyway.
     
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    Love it, but hard to justify I have DX9 and the most channels I have ever used is 8.
    Has a heap of great features though, being Android based in theory yo could check into RC-Help on it. LOL or program your iKon/Brain using BT.
     
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    The extra channels aren't so much what it's about... it is more about the other features... I've always considered the extra channels as gimme's or extra icing on the cake....
     
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    I went to hobbytown yesterday and pre ordered the iX-12 with Rx. Probably be the first part of Feb before I get it.
     
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    I called HobbyTown yesterday and the owner said it looks like maybe March before they get the Tx. It's like they only make a few per month.
     
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    Just got the call a few minutes ago. My TX is in.
     
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    w00t!
     
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    Look forward to seeing what you think of it.
     
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    So I went to hobby town and picked up my Tx. I get home and realize they ordered the wrong one for me. This one didn't come with the 12ch Rx. So, either I get a $100 refund or they order a Rx for me.

    So far, I like what I am seeing. The body looks good and the sticks feel good with great grip. It's slightly larger than my DX6e. I'll really need to use it for a while to have a good opinion about it. I'll also need to get an adapter cable if I plan to use it with Phoenix.
     
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    Looking forward to your thoughts on the new Tx once you get used to it, it does look really good.
     
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    I called and talked to hobby town today. They called spektrum and I will be getting the Rx that was supposed to come with my Tx. I'm glad I don't have to send it back. I would probably have gotten a refund if that would have been the only option. Thumbs up for hobby town!
     
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    The world's first iX-12 with RC-Help.com!

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    Hm, I'm not quite sure what to think about that one lmao.
     
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    Now that I've seem one I have more questions than answers, I'll have to see if I can download the manual, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Anything you may want to see about it let me know. I'll be attempting to document my journeys with it. Its a different beast by far. Probably way more Tx than I need but it's there if I do.
     
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    Got the Rx today. Now I need a huge plane to put it in.

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    How does the iX12 perform in the field, any benefits or issues?
     

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