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Offline shawdreamer

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hmmmmmm interesting!
« on: November 14, 2017, 11:57:19 »
just popped up on BG (typically right after I bought a new TX but heyho)

https://www.banggood.com/IRangeX-iRX-IR8M-2_4G-8CH-Multi-Protocol-Transmitter-With-PPM-S_BUS-Mini-Receiver-p-1226058.html?rmmds=newArrivals&cur_warehouse=CN

Description:
Brand name: iRangeX
Item number: iRX-IR8M
Band: 2.4GHz
Channels: 8
Color: White, Black (optional)
Mode: Mode 2, Mode 1 (optional)
Computer Radio: Yes
Outpulse: 1000-2000ms
Model Memery: 30
Modulation: "4 IN 1" CYRF6936, CC2500, NRF2401, A7105
Range: Full
Telemetry: Yes
Transmitter (Tx) Battery Type: 2S Lithium lon Battery/ 4S "AA" 1.5V

Features:
* i8X-IR8M transmitter can act like a USB drive. Managing models, configuration, icons, and themes is as easy as copying a file.
* Supporting for up to 255 different models in transmitter memory.
* Fully configurable themes including bitmaps, fonts.
* Flexible transmitter configuration, remap any switches or buttons to any purples. Also Virtual Channels for additional functionality.
* All text is localized, user-adjustable mode configurations (1, 2, 3 or 4)
* Smooth, quad-bearing gimbals, adjustable stick length and tension.
* Comfortable, no-slip tubber grips.
* Easy-to-read backlit screen.
*Support for multiple protocols without any modifications to the transmitter:
Cyprus: CYR6936: DSM/DSMX, JR Pro, Walkera DEVO
Texas Instruments: CC2500: Frsky, Futaba SFHSS
Amiccom: A7105: Flysky AFHDS2A, Hubsan
Nordic Semiconductor: NRF24L01: Hisky, Syma, Assan and mose other Chinese models.

on first glance it all seems remarkably good, the protocol support and claimed "full range" in particular.

The handset style is also very T-evo'ish too which I like.

but whats really caught my attention is the price.....£62????

just seems too good to be true now

thoughts anyone?
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 13:26:15 »
Spec looks really good, I would be concerned with the buttons on the left handle.
The game controller style is crappy, more  for couch potatoes. ;)
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2017, 13:31:01 »
Oi git I aint no CP and I like the this controller format :angry:

that aside......still cant shake the feeling its way to good to be true.

I mean if it was atleast some crappy no-name maker Id understand, but its RangeX, their pretty well established and known, infact I was looking at one of their modules for my 9x just yesterday at £49...... £14 more and I could have the whole shabang and more besides......... theres got to be a hitch somewhere surely?
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2017, 14:37:22 »
Oi git I aint no CP and I like the this controller format :angry:

that aside......still cant shake the feeling its way to good to be true.

I mean if it was atleast some crappy no-name maker Id understand, but its RangeX, their pretty well established and known, infact I was looking at one of their modules for my 9x just yesterday at £49...... £14 more and I could have the whole shabang and more besides......... theres got to be a hitch somewhere surely?

 It's Mr Git to you.... :rofl:
I get the same feeling , if it looks to good to be true it usually is.  It's also on pre order... :hmm:..
I would wait for others to do the field testing and if it comes up good it would make a good backup T/X.. although the nob jockey woofter, game controller, package the electronics come in would have to be  covered in a paper bag to use when other people were around.. :nananana:
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2017, 15:22:13 »
then thats MR nob jockey,woofter

least my names double barreled MR Git ~~
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2017, 16:44:59 »
 :rofl: :rofl:  OK I give up... :notworthy:
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2017, 17:10:30 »
I think..........I think I am........therefore I am.............I think!

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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2017, 17:13:33 »
That really is the ultimate Chinese rip off...They have hijacked everybody else s protocols!  Incredible.   :blink

These guys have no shame.
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2017, 17:18:14 »
Oi! Stop posting about interesting radios. I've just ordered a QX7.  :angry:
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2017, 17:24:25 »
do like the design just wondering what quality is like though  :popcorn:

the white version looks good too  :cool:
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2017, 17:47:17 »
looks nice and 8 Chanel would be nice if i was building the Tarot sport but this is on hold
 
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2017, 18:36:25 »
Oi! Stop posting about interesting radios. I've just ordered a QX7.  :angry:

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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2017, 13:37:28 »
I do like the design of this - looks like the TBS Tango.  I shall wait for reviews first though.  It might be a bit cheap and nasty, but Bruce did review the other multi-protocol transmitter from the same company and he thought it was not too bad.
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #13 on: November 30, 2017, 12:07:15 »
looks like a few others are jumping on the bandwagon....

Description:
Brand Name: KINGKONG/LDARC
Item Name: TINY X8 Transmitter + RX800-PRO Receiver
Frequency Range: 2403MHz - 2447MHz
2.4G System: CC2500 & CC2592
Channel: 8
System: S-FHSS
Version(optional): Mode 1 (right hand throttle), Mode 2 (left hand throttle)

Specifications of TINY X8 Transmitter:
Color: Black
Model Type: Multi-rotor
Battery: 3.7V Removeable Lipo Battery
Weight: 229.8g
Product Size: 165x97x44mm
Package Size: 186x85x138mm

Specifications of RX800-PRO Receiver:
Color: Orange
Input: 4.0V - 6.0V
Input Current: 35mA
Output: S.BUS (3.3V high level signal)
Weight: 1.2g
Size: 22x13x3mm
Ground Distance: 150m in open area
Air Distance: 500m
Compatible S-FHSS Transmitter: Futaba 14SG,16SZ,18SZ,18MZ,6J,6K,8J,10J
Compatible Flight Controller: Most F1,F3,F4,F7 flight controller

Features:
Compact size, comfortable and easy to control.
With USB port for battery charging and firmware update.
Supports two failsafe modes.
RX800-PRO uses low insertion loss BPF,high performance LNA,ultra low noise 40μV LDO,with 2 stage rx gain switch technology.
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Re: hmmmmmm interesting!
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2017, 12:57:52 »
I do like the design of this - looks like the TBS Tango.  I shall wait for reviews first though.  It might be a bit cheap and nasty, but Bruce did review the other multi-protocol transmitter from the same company and he thought it was not too bad.
I have a tango, it is ok but prefer both my x9d and qx7, I have big hands but the tango form factor is too big to be really comfortable

Andy hozza is spot on, you won’t regret the qx7