Product Details

Airtronics SD-10G 10-ch 2.4G Computer Radio w/10-ch 92104 Rx


Airtronics SD-10G Transmitter
10-Channel 2.4G FHSS-3 Aircraft Radio
*This version of the SD-10G Includes the Airtronics 92104 10-Chl 2.4G FHSS-3 Receiver*

The SD-10G is a 2.4G 10-ch high-performance digital proportional computer radio-control system designed to give both sport and competition pilots a radio that is easy to use, powerful, flexible and yet very affordable. Using the Airtronics reliable 2.4G FHSS-3 technology with Safety Link, the SD-10G is ideally suited for competition fixed-wing aircraft, sailplanes and helicopters.

The SD-10G features 10 channels, a 10-bit computer and is as much as 10 times faster as some older competition systems. Featuring bullet-proof FHSS-3 (Frequency Hopping Technology), Airtronics 2.4G has already gained a reputation as a no-hassle, reliable spread spectrum solution, earning Airtronics/Sanwa Engineers, the nick-name "The 2.4G Specialists".

The SD-10G was developed by Sanwa's best and brightest computer programmers in concert with the most experienced pilots from Sanwa Japan and Airtronics USA. From F3J World Champions to 3D Helicopter Experts, from AMA Hall-of-Famers to Pattern Nats Champs, the team who planned and put together the SD-10G are some of the most dedicated and experienced modelers in the world today. They have worked with pilots for more than an year to ensure every detail, every nuance was developed for the modeler, both sport and competitor.

You'll find the SD-10G is incredibly user-friendly and easy to setup, yet allows flexibility not found even in radios at twice the price. Sport pilots will find their model easy to set up. Advanced pilots will love the customizable features that truly make this radio unique. As modelers, we know high-performance is not free, but the team at Airtronics worked hard to ensure the SD-10G offers both industry leading performance and value.

And the SD-10G is fast. In our side-by-side tests - we found no other 9- or 10-ch radios to be faster. The Sanwa high-speed computer chip works with its unique high-performance 2.4G RF chip to ensure inputs are translated at industry-leading speed to the servos. Your servos will feel faster, the radio will respond quicker and you'll wonder how you ever did without.

We could go on and on, but let's make it quick and easy. Whether you fly for sport or compete at the highest levels in categories such as F3J Sailplanes, Pattern, IMAC, Scale, Indoor Foam, Micro Helicopters, or 3D (and that's heli or plank) you'll get the Advantage. You will see there has never been a radio like this in our hobby, a radio this advanced, this reliable and this fast. And remarkably, you will find the SD-10G truly affordable.

*The SD-10G features a Trainer System that is compatible with all Airtronics SD series transmitters.

Latency Speed Test

The SD-10G is absolutely the FASTEST radio in its class. The faster the latency, the quicker your model reacts to your control inputs and the more connected you feel to your model. These latency findings were taken using carefully contructed and consistent methods to ensure they are as accurate as possible*.

Airtronics SD-10G with 92104 10-Channel FHSS-3 Receiver:

• MIN: 7.36ms / MAX: 16.3ms / AVG: 11.83ms

Futaba 10C (Futaba is a Trademark of Futaba Corporation and Distributed by Great Planes):

• MIN: 9ms / MAX: 29ms / AVG: 19ms

JR 12X (JR is a Trademark of JR Radios Japan and Distributed by Horizon Hobby):

• MIN: 21.5ms / MAX: 43.5ms / AVG: 32.5ms

*As of May 2009

General System Features:

• 10-Ch Digital Proportional Computer Radio with Advanced Programming

• Designed for Competition Fixed Wing, Sailplane and Helicopters

• 2.4G FHSS-3 / FHSS-1 Technology (Selectable)

• 10-Ch Programmable Fail Safe (FHSS-3 Only / 4-Channel Fail Safe with FHSS-1 Receivers)

• Compatible with Airtronics 2.4G FHSS-3 and FHSS-1 Aircraft Receivers

• 6-Cell 1500mAH Rechargeable NiMH Transmitter Battery

• Direct Model Select

• Programmable Custom Menu

• Easy-to-Read LCD Display with LCD-Only Display Switch

• Simple Wing and Model Templates

• Servo Reversing, Centering, End Point Adjustments, and Limits

• Six Digital Trim Switches

• 3-Axis Triple Rates and Bi-Directional Exponential

• 3-Position Programmable Switches

• 2 Programmable Side Levers and Programmable Dial Knob

• Optional 'Stiff' Control Springs to Fine-Tune Control Stick Feel

• Optional Throttle Stick Stops to Limit Control Stick Travel

• User Naming, Model Naming and Model Select

• FHSS-1, FHSS-3, and PPM-8 Modulation Selection

• Low-Power Range Check Mode

• Adjustable Receiver Battery Fail Safe Voltage

• Trainer System

• User-Selectable Modes

• Programmable Channel Assignments

• Stick Switch Functions

• Stop Watch, Rhythm, System, and Integral Timers

• 20-Model Memory with Data Copy, Reset, and Transfer

• Add-On Memory Expansion Card and PC Connectivity

Common Programming Features:

• Servo Monitor

• Stick Monitor

• Aileron/Elevator/Rudder Triple Rates

• Aileron/Elevator/Rudder Bi-Directional Exponential

• Channel Delay

• Digital Trims

• Trim Step Resolution

• Trim Authority

• Variable Resistance Lever Assign

• 5 Flight Modes

• Flight Mode Copy, Delay, and Naming

Aircraft-Specific Programming Features:

• 9-Point Throttle Curve

• Throttle Hold

• Throttle Cut

• Idle Down

• Aileron Differential

• Aileron/Elevator/Rudder Offset

• Cross-Trim

• 2 Programmable Snap Rolls

• 10 Programmable Mixes

• 5 Compensation Mixes with 9-Point Curves

Sailplane-Specific Programming Features:

• Six-Servo Wing Capability

• Landing Override Mode

• Aileron Differential

• Landing Differential

• Landing Flap Freeze-Point

• Landing Crow

• Camber and Camber Point

• Cross-Trim

• 11 Programmable Mixes

Helicopter-Specific Programming Features:

• Advanced Swashplate Control

• Throttle Cut

• 7-Point Hovering Throttle

• 7-Point Hovering Pitch

• Aileron/Elevator/Rudder Offset

• 3 Gyro Gains

• 3 Governors

• 3 Programmable Mixes Plus Revo Mixing

Transmitter Specifications:

• Output Power: 100mW

• Operating Voltage: 6.7-10.2v

• Current Drain: 240mA

• Temperature Range: 32-122ºF (0-50ºC)

• Pulse Width: 0.9-2.1msec

• Weight with Battery: 32.8oz (930gr)

• Frequency/Modulation Type: 2.4G/FHSS-3 and FHSS-1 Selectable

• Model Memory: 20 (40 Using Memory Expansion Card)

• Memory Expansion Card: Proprietary, 20 Models (Available Separately)

What's In The Box:

• SD-10G 10-Ch 2.4G FHSS-3 Transmitter

• 92104 10-Ch 2.4G FHSS-3 Receiver

• 6-Cell 1500mAh NiMH Battery for Transmitter

• AC Dual-Output Charger

• On/Off Switch

• Servo Extension

• User's Guide

Items Required, But Not Included:

Receiver Battery: The receiver's nominal input voltage is 4.8-7.4v, therefore, the receiver can be powered using a 4- to 6-Cell NiCd or NiMH battery pack, or a 2S LiPo or 2S A123/Li-Fe battery pack. DO NOT USE A 3S Li-Po!

Servos: No servos are included. Analog or Digital servos can be used, although we highly recommend using Digital servos (see below*). We recommend using Airtronics servos that are within the specification range required for your model.

*When using the SD-10G with an FHSS-3 receiver, it simply may be too fast for some analog servos. They simply may not work. To truly see the advantages of this high-resolution, high frame-rate, low-latency radio, you'll need digital servos. If you are using analog servos and experience problems with the 10-ch receiver, and you don't have digital servos to replace them yet, that's OK, just use one of the Airtronics 2.4G FHSS-1 full-range receivers available. These receivers ALL work GREAT with the SD-10G and are 100% compatible with analog servos.

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