25-Jun-24 - 06:58 PM

Recommended Radios - Futaba

Written by Hayden Daley - 21 March, 2016.
Futaba 18SZ

This radio offers state-of-the-art technology geared towards providing the kind of performance and flexibility that you’ve never experienced before. Its large colour CLD touch panel and LED monitor makes it even easier to use. Use the in-built SD slot card and reset your data with no headaches. The user menu and servo monitor supports easy operation.

The R7008SB of 18SZ standard of S.BUS2 method is the received equipped, offering two-way communication. By connecting the optional various telemetry sensors, it can be displayed on the transmitter information from the aircraft. Equipped with a Li-Fe battery for the transmitter 2,100mAH, you’ll love being able to use it for longer. FASSTest is the latest revolution in Futaba 2.4GHz technology. The 18MZ is the first FASSTest system ever, a distinction which simultaneously makes it the first true 18-channel system in Futaba history, the most advanced 2.4GHz system in the world — and fully compatible with all FASST and S-FHSS systems. FASSTest technology also makes the 18MZ a bi-directional radio system capable of supporting a broad range of telemetry functions. Its high-voltage R7008SB receiver also offers modelers the unparalleled flexibility to use as many, or as few, of its 18 channels as desired. FASSTest technology has the potential to change the way 2.4GHz systems are designed forever. For a radio system that makes it all possible, Futaba’s 18ch-2.4GHz FASSTest radio is for you – from the brand that offers unparalleled reliability and security.

Futaba 14SG

The 14SG transmitter from Futaba gives you all the essential functions in one comfortable radio. This is the only 14-channel system with the powerful 2.4GHz FASSTest technology. The 14SG is compatible with the Futaba FASST and S-FHSS protocols, allowing you to use essentially all Futaba 2.4GHz air receivers. This radio is telemetry-compatible. With the installation of Futaba telemetry sensors (sold separately), you can access flight data, receive alerts while in flight and more. Heli pilots will also benefit from the 14SG's flybarless gyro support. This is a superb transmitter that is a great investment for RC pilots.

Futaba 10J

A reliable and highly functional transmitter from Futaba, the 10J transmitter has great features for a wide variety of models. The 10J radio comes with 10 channels and has telemetry capability. This transmitter is fully-programmable and can be easily updated. You will notice how the 10J's functions can be assigned to various sticks, switches, knobs and levers. This is a great step-up from the Futaba 8FG, offering telemetry data that can be viewed on the backlit LCD screen.

What separates this 10-channel transmitter from the Futaba 10CHP is the inclusion of voice alerts, allowing telemetry updates to be audibly reported through your headphones. The 10J radio is very easy to program with its three buttons and jog dial. You will also find it to be very lightweight and easy to handle. Futaba have also equipped this radio with a 30 model memory and various programming functions for multi-rotor helicopters. The Futaba 10J is an excellent choice for pilots that will deliver the results you need.

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