Oh boy, I had high hopes for iRangeX iRX-IR8M. Got disappointed badly. So, to make it a little better, let’s get our hands dirty and install an external antenna using an SMA pigtail. Maybe it will make this not so cheap s**t a little better! So let’s have a nice talk in a workshop and learn a thing or two. Maybe even three. Who knows.
When little more than 3 months ago I announced iRangeX iRX-IR8M multiprotocol radio transmitter I did not expected it will take that much time to get the radio from Banggood. First it was delayed, than it was delayed and then sent via slowest post you can imagine.
Either way, it is finally here and this is my review of it (vol. 1 now, vol. 2 will follow).
I love chinesium and admire chinese manufacturers very much for a simple fact: some time ago they stopped just cloning. They started to create new things based on “legit” ones. Just look at iRangeX iRX-IR8M 2.4G 8CH Multi-Protocol Transmitter.
Doesn’t this thing looks almost like Team Black Sheep Tango radio transmitter? Well, it is at least similar. But this is a bad thing? The way I see it, definitely not. It is similar on the outside, but it’s not the same. Just the way TBS Tango has similar shape to Sony PlayStation 3 DualShock controller. Continue reading iRangeX IR8M: when you clone too much, but that is not a bad thing after all