DX8 Gen 2 8-Channel DSMX Transmitter

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The next-generation DX8 takes 8-channel sophistication to new heights with features and capabilities the eclipse those of in its class

Diversity Antenna
Using a combination of vertical and horizontal arrays, the diversity antenna provides superb protection against polarisation blind spots, ensuring your receiver always "sees" the signal.

Programmable Voice Alerts
The DX8 lets you keep tabs on important functions without ever taking your eyes off what you're flying. You can program voice alerts to call out what flight mode you've chosen or report telemetry information on demand. If an alarm goes off, you won't have to look at the transmitter display to see what's happening. The DX8 will tell you.

Wireless Trainer Link
The wireless trainer link gives instructors the option to wirelessly ''buddy box'' with another DSMX transmitter. Once bound to another transmitter, ModelMatch technology will allow the DX8 to re-link without having to go through the bind process again.

Multirotor camera drone pilots can use the wireless trainer link to assign gimbal and rudder functions to a 'camera man' transmitter. This will allow the pilot to focus on avoiding obstacles and maintaining visual contact with the aircraft while the camera man lines up the shot.

250-Model Memory
The enormous capacity of the DX8's on-board memory means you will rarely, if ever, need to juggle models between transmitter memory and your SD card. The model memory menu is easier to navigate too. Only memory slots with model settings saved to them will appear. You won't have to scroll through empty slots or move models around if one is deleted.

Because the DX8 uses the same AirWare software as many other Spektrum transmitters, you can share model setups across platforms with almost any Spektrum pilot.

Fly Smarter with Built-In Telemetry
The built-in telemetry feature gives you real-time information on things like your model's battery voltage, signal quality, engine or motor temperature, airspeed, altitude and more.*

Using the voice alert system, you can program the DX8 to tell you when specific telemetry values reach or exceed limits you define. You can also have it call out a sequence of telemetry values on demand with the flip of a switch. If you want to review telemetry after a flight, the DX8 can be set up to record the data to its SD card.

*Requires a Spektrum telemetry module and telemetry sensors, sold separately.

KEY FEATURES

  • Diversity antenna
  • 11ms frame rates with capable receivers
  • Airplane, heli, sailplane and multirotor programming
  • 250-model internal memory
  • Voice alerts
  • Wireless trainer function
  • Ergonomically designed case with comfortable rubber grips
  • Direct access to system setup from function menu - no need to power off
  • Large, backlit LCD screen
  • 10 aircraft wing types and 6 tail types
  • 7 swashplate types
  • 5 sailplane wing types and 3 tail types
  • Multirotor flight mode setup, checklists and voice alerts
  • Up to 10 sailplane flight modes
  • 5 airplane and heli flight modes
  • 10 programmable mixes - normal or 7-point curve
  • Dual aileron, elevon, and V-tail differential
  • 7-point throttle curves for airplanes and helicopters
  • 7-point pitch and tail curves for helicopters
  • 12V global power supply
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    PROGRAMMING FEATURES

    The DX8 comes with an impressive list of programming features that rivals that of much more expensive transmitters.

    Airplane

  • 10 Wing Types: Normal, Dual Aileron, Flaperon, 1 Aileron 1 Flap, 1 Aileron 2 Flap, 2 Aileron 1 Flap, 2 Aileron 2 Flap, Elevon A, Elevon B, 4 Aileron
  • 6 Tail Types: Normal, V-Tail A, V-Tail B, Dual Elevator, Dual Rudder, Dual Rudder/Elevator
  • Aileron, Flaperon, Elevon and V-Tail Differential
  • Flap System with Elevator Compensation
  • 5 Flight Modes
  • Dual Rates and Expo
  • 7-Point Throttle Curve
  • Preset Mixes: Elevator-to-Flap, Aileron-to-Rudder, Rudder-to-Aileron/Elevon
  • 10 Programmable Mixes - Select Normal or Curve for Each
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    Helicopter

  • Gyro and Governor
  • 7-Point Throttle Curve
  • 7-Point Pitch Curve
  • 7-Point Tail Curve
  • 7 Swash Plate Types: Normal, 3-Servo 120°, 3-Servo 135°, 3-Servo 140°, 3-Servo 90°, 4-Servo 90°, 2-Servo 180°
  • 5 Flight Modes, Including Hold
  • Dual Rates and Expo
  • Cyclic-to-Throttle and Swashplate Timing Mixes
  • 10 Programmable Mixes - Select Normal or Curve for Each
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    Sailplane

  • 5 Wing Types: Single Aileron, Dual Aileron, 2 Aileron 1 Flap, 2 Aileron 2 Flap, 4 Aileron 2 Flap
  • 3 Tail Types: Normal, V-Tail A, V-Tail B
  • Motor Throttle Switch Assignment
  • Dual Aileron and V-tail Differential
  • Camber System
  • Camber Preset
  • 10 Flight Modes
  • Dual Rates and Expo
  • Preset Mixes: Flap-to-Aileron Curve, Aileron-to-Flap, Aileron-to-Rudder, Elevator-to-Flap
  • 10 Programmable Mixes - Select Normal or Curve for Each

     

    Multirotor

  • Multirotor Channel Inputs - ALT (Altitude), ROL (Roll), PIT (Pitch), YAW
  • Multirotor Checklists, Warnings and Voice Alerts
  • Simplified Multirotor Flight Mode Setup and Switch Assignment