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10-10-2017 07:18 PM  10 months agoPost 1
InvertedDude

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/AR8000-8CH-...3.c100506.m3226

Are these actual Spektrum AR8000 RX without the warranty from Spektrum? We know Spektrum products are made in China.

Has anyone used these unbranded items?

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10-10-2017 07:22 PM  10 months agoPost 2
JuanRodriguez

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More importantly, would anyone use something like this on their $1000 machine ??

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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10-10-2017 07:26 PM  10 months agoPost 3
InvertedDude

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JuanRodriguez
I am not seeing this on Horizon's website.

So, this is a knock off right?

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10-10-2017 07:43 PM  10 months agoPost 4
KJH

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They are discontinued, so they don't show up under a normal search on the Horizon site.

https://www.horizonhobby.com/produc...eiver-spmar8000

I agree with Juan. Not worth the risk.

-Kevin

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10-10-2017 10:07 PM  10 months agoPost 5
ICUR1-2

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the original

https://www.spektrumrc.com/Products...00#prod_manuals

the fake ?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/AR8000-8CH-...3.c100506.m3226

It does say horizon hobby on the satelite

spending time, paying attention

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10-11-2017 12:55 AM  10 months agoPost 6
EEngineer

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Sometimes Horizon will post a bulletin indicating that one of their products like this is being cloned and to avoid it and how to spot the indicators of it being cloned.

I wouldn't risk it either.

Logo 600SXs, 800XX, TDR IIs

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10-11-2017 01:02 AM  10 months agoPost 7
InvertedDude

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Just a theory....if spektrums are made in china.....could the chinese push out the same product from the same manufacturing place to sell then unbranded?

Chinese do not give a damn about intellectual property rights.

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10-11-2017 01:57 AM  10 months agoPost 8
JuanRodriguez

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Just a theory....if spektrums are made in china.....could the chinese push out the same product from the same manufacturing place to sell then unbranded?
Why don’t you be the beta tester and report back your findings???

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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