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Old 2020.07.12, 01:23 PM   #1
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Nobel NB4 or Futaba 4PM ?

So, like the title says - Nobel NB4 or Futaba 4PM?

Any feedback and thoughts are appreciated. Which do you prefer and why? Iím thinking about getting the EVO chassis with the 4100KV motor to us running at home on mini 96. Iíve just been running the RWD Readysets. The are adequate for what I do.....but want to check out EVO Chassis and will need a radio.

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Old 2020.07.12, 03:21 PM   #2
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I can't speak to Futaba but I do like the NB4. It's a small hand TX for sure. I love that the wheel is respositionable. I like how the balance of knobs, etc. are laid out. The GUI is is rather simple to use, much more efficient than say the Helios for sure and even the EX-6. The build feels good, tight, nothing wobbles or loose.

Taking my receiver module issues aside, I am very happy with my move away from the EX-6.
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Old 2020.07.12, 04:14 PM   #3
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I can't speak to Futaba but I do like the NB4. It's a small hand TX for sure. I love that the wheel is respositionable. I like how the balance of knobs, etc. are laid out. The GUI is is rather simple to use, much more efficient than say the Helios for sure and even the EX-6. The build feels good, tight, nothing wobbles or loose.

Taking my receiver module issues aside, I am very happy with my move away from the EX-6.
Appreciate the feedback!
What issues are you having regarding receiver module?
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Old 2020.07.12, 04:26 PM   #4
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I have several cars that loose bind, similar to what happens with the EX-6. I have to turn off/on the car to regain control. There was a firmware update just recently but I haven't had the opportunity to do crowded environment testing since the firmware update.
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Old 2020.07.12, 04:38 PM   #5
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I have several cars that loose bind, similar to what happens with the EX-6. I have to turn off/on the car to regain control. There was a firmware update just recently but I haven't had the opportunity to do crowded environment testing since the firmware update.
Ok, gotcha. Thanks!
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Old 2020.07.13, 02:23 PM   #6
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So, like the title says - Nobel NB4 or Futaba 4PM?

Any feedback and thoughts are appreciated. Which do you prefer and why? Iím thinking about getting the EVO chassis with the 4100KV motor to us running at home on mini 96. Iíve just been running the RWD Readysets. The are adequate for what I do.....but want to check out EVO Chassis and will need a radio.

Thanks!
Futaba T4PM is working great for me and I had issues of dropped connection with Flysky.
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Old 2020.07.13, 04:34 PM   #7
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Futaba T4PM is working great for me and I had issues of dropped connection with Flysky.
Thanks for posting smokey_truck!
Donít like the possibility of dropping connection.
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Old 2020.07.14, 12:43 AM   #8
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Futaba 4PM is working great in two PN chassis EVO cars. I like the Futaba better than previous Kyosho MHS/ASF EX-6 I was using. Light, all the necessary adjustments, and zero bind issues so far.
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Futaba 4PM is working great in two PN chassis EVO cars. I like the Futaba better than previous Kyosho MHS/ASF EX-6 I was using. Light, all the necessary adjustments, and zero bind issues so far.
Thanks bobbyz!
For clarification, is the proper mini z receiver #82042 correct for the 4PM? I believe this receiver works with the T7PX & T7XC radios as well. Wonít be getting either of those two radios. No way Iíd pay that much for a radio for what I do. Some of the listings I see for the #82042 receiver says itís for the T7PX & T7XC radios only and doesnít mention the 4PM.
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Yes, that's the correct part#. Works with both T7's and 4PM even though 4PM isn't listed on the receiver packaging. If I had to do it over again, I'd get the 4PM Tx that includes the (2) Mini-z Evo receivers, as it's generally a better deal than buying them separate.
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