Quincy Hobby Center
3632 Maine Street Quincy, IL 62305
RC Airplanes, RC Cars, RC Boats, RC Trucks, Parts,
Rockets, Plastic models, Games, Figures,
Hobby and model construction supplies.
Serving Quincy and the Tri State area since 1966
Radios and Accessories
FrSky "FreeSky" new Taranis radio system with telemetry and SD card memory as released at the Toledo RC show.
Expected to arrive at QHC in late April. Includes 8 ch telemetry receiver and Al case. NiMh batteries included, can use LiPos.
Expected to retail at aproxmitly $200.00 and we are already stocking all the telemetry sensors and receivers.
Full Telemetry RSSI alarms (warns you of signal reception problems before disaster can strike)
Self test of the transmitter antenna
16 channels (more when combined with external module)
60 model memories
64 mixers, 9 flight modes
16 custom curves with 3-17 points each, 32 logic switches
Voice or custom sound alerts
USB and SD card slot for system expansion
Long range system capable of up to 3 times the range of current 2.4 systems
Quad bearing gimbals that are silky smooth
State-of-the-art open source software
Super low latency for ultra quick response (9ms)
Large 212 X 64 backlit LCD screen
Real-time data logging
Receiver lock (program locked to aircraft - limited to FrSky receivers running PXX protocol)
JR Style module bay for additional RF modules and so much more
Selectable flight mode (1, 2, 3, or 4)
2 timers, count up or down, throttle %, talking, etc.
Trims - Adjustable from course to extra fine with extended and exponential trims
Standard trainer jack
ARM Cortex M3 32-bit 60MHz
Integrates with CompanionTX – a FREE computer program that is a transmitter setup buddy. CompanionTX (Windows/Mac/Linux) is used to set-up models with the wizard, save, edit and share your models and settings as well as simulate your transmitter or model setup.
USB connection for firmware upgrades, sound editing, R/W to the microSD card and integrate with CompanionTX
Sticks and pots can be calibrated by the end user
Multiple language support (Radio arrives configured for English language)
Open source community-driven firmware, so unlike with major manufacturers if you need a special function or have good improvement suggestions just raise your voice, and don't be surprised if it's implemented a couple of days later! Visit http://www.openrcforums.com to meet the developers!