FrSky just launched their latest transmitter, the Taranis Q X7. The radio system is very light and filled with features, some of which are: Haptic Vibration Feedback System, which as the name implies, will give the user a new kind of feedback – vibrations – other than the ordinary sound warning, a quad ball bearing system and audio speed outputs (values, alarms, settings, etc.).
Update: you can now use coupon TARANISX7 to avail the Taranis Q X7 for just $120! You can buy one here.
The Taranis Q X7 sports 16 radio channels, six switches, two knobs and as previously mentioned it has smooth ball bearing gimbals. It runs OpenTX and its files are compatible with the more famous X9D Plus.
The transmitter features a microSD slot so you can save as many model memory options as you want and it also has an USB port to update it or connect to a PC to play with settings.
The FrSky TARANIS Q X7 comes with some addition neat features such as Receiver Match, Real-Time Flight Data Logging and Super Low Latency for precision flying.
FrSky TARANIS Q X7: Specifications
- Model: TARANIS Q X7
- Number of channels: 7 (default); up to 16
- Operating voltage range: 6-15V / 2-3S LiPo
- Operating current: 210mA at maximum (when both RF module and backlight are on)
- Operating Temperature: -10 to 45-degree celsius
- Backlit LCD screen: 128 x 64 (readable outdoors)
- Model memories: 60 (expandable via micro SD card)
- Compatibility: FrSky X series / D series / V8 – II series receivers (plus other receivers if an external module is used)
FrSky Taranis Q X7: Pricing and Availability
The FrSky TARANIS Q X7 is a lucrative deal at around $125. It does come with features available on much more expensive transmitters. Time will tell if this one is good enough to stand up against the biggies! The radio system comes in two colors, a black and a white one.