Low cost, high performance, digital spread spectrum technology
The extremely popular DX range of radios from Spektrum have brought ground breaking technology to the world of model flying, and with it, safety in the air from interference.
There are basically just a handful of radios available from Spektrum, but they offer them in packages to suit various elements of our hobby, making their selection quite large.
Midland Helicopters helps you to make the right choice when it comes to buying a Spektrum radio for flying model helicopters by narrowing down the focus to just the relevant models you should be considering.
Best selling radios from Spektrum
The Spektrum DX8 is Spektrum’s first aircraft system that incorporates integrated telemetry. The transmitter’s screen displays real-time telemetry including receiver battery voltage, flight log data and signal quality. External sensors allow rpm, external voltage and temperature to be displayed on screen in real time. Alarms can be programmed to warn of low battery, over temperature, exceeded rpm and diminished RF signal strength.
The DX8 offers sophisticated programming to meet the demands of even the most experienced airplane and helicopter pilots. An easy-to-use rolling selector combined with intuitive software makes setting up models quick and easy. The DX8 is SD-card compatible allowing an infinite number of models to be stored and transferred. Plus firmware updates can be downloaded from the web providing you with the latest software upgrades at the click of a mouse.
The Spektrum DX7s is the latest version of the DX7 series. Based on the DX8 platform, the new DX7s has a 20 model memory, (helicopter or airplane) and is loaded with a number of valuable features not found in any other 7-channel in its class, making it the new radio of choice for 7-channel computer radio systems.
Building on the successful Spektrum DX7 radio, the DX7s has improved ergonomics and a much more expansive and user-friendly software base in AirWare. The new DX7s offers sophisticated programming to meet the demands of even the most experienced airplane and helicopter pilots. An easy-to-use rolling selector combined with intuitive software makes setting up models quick and easy.
The Spektrum DX6i transmitter features both aeroplane and helicopter software, a 10 model memory plus all the programming functions that a six channel radio needs. The large display situated under the sticks provides a clear interface providing easy access to programming via the scroll and click roller selector.
The DX8 and DX7s are telemetry ready, the transmitter's screen displaying real-time telemetry including receiver battery voltage, signal quality and flight log data; which includes antenna fades, frame losses and holds (failsafes). External sensors (sold separately) allow rpm, external voltage and temperature to be displayed on screen in real time and alarms can be programmed to warn of low battery, over temperature, exceeded rpm and diminished RF signal strength