I'm looking for some help. I have a Spektrum DX6I. In my cheap, throwdown, don't care much, park flying foamie I use some Hobby King Orange receivers and know not to expect more than I get.
But in my planes that I have in investment in, in planes large enough to see them when they are way out there, I've been using Spektrum AR6200 with satelite purchased through local hobby shop so that I'm pretty sure I'm buying the real deal.
I've been doing a lot of research and I end up confused. I'm no guru but unlike the hobby king compatible I think there are clones out there that to my untrained eye looks darn near like the real deal but isn't...or so I think. The full thread discussion seem to be inconclusive in some cases.
Now for the questions.
1. If I do a google I get a link tp spektrum web page showing the AR6200 with satelite as if it is still valid product. But if I go to their home page and drill down to airecraft receives I don't find the AR6200. Instead I find an AR6210 with satelite. So what is the deal? Is the AR6200 obsolete? Is the AR6210 better? What should I be looking to buy?
2. After I get the answer to the above how does someone find a good deal? Like I said I want to buy several between my brother and myself. Googling seems to want to lead me to clones if the price seems sweet. My local hobby show, while convenient for some things, has a big fancy store front with stock on all sorts of none related slow moving hobby stuff. I feel his prices are high to cover his overhead. Is there a place to purchase real deal spektrum receivers and a reasonable price and feel comfortable you are not buying a clone?
Thanks for the help!