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The Spektrum™ DX5 Rugged™ 5-channel surface system redefines radio control with unmatched innovation in durability that no off-roader, basher or boater will want to be without. The result is precision control, convenience, and "rugged" versatility.
Conquer the wild with the DX5 Rugged! Simply tap the control panel to select menus, options and values on its easy-to-read LCD display. View vital telemetry data on the transmitter in real time (when paired with telemetry-enabled receivers). Use its 5-channel versatility to operate lights, winches and more. All the while, enjoy the worry-free protection of shock-absorbing rubberized bumpers and increased water resistance — and the convenience of an innovative thumb steering lever for precise one-handed control, plus lanyard mounting points and built-in space for storing tools and mounting accessories.
No matter what you're driving, the AVC® technology programming capability in the DX5 Rugged can be easily tuned to meet your skill level or driving style with control that makes it feel like you're at the wheel of a vehicle that handles predictably at every speed.
Your vehicles are extremely durable, why not your transmitter? The Spektrum™ DX5 Rugged™ 5-channel surface transmitter redefines radio control with a level of durability to match the tough conditions off-roaders, bashers and boaters encounter constantly. We started with a chassis based on the superb Spektrum ergonomic design found on the popular DX5C and competition favorite DX5 Pro. From there, we integrated cordless power tool feature ideas for the die-hard punishment those products endure. The result is a class-leading RC system with unmatched durability in addition to other innovative features that unite with a level of precision, versatility and convenience you won’t want to play without.
Molded Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) bumpers surround the radio chassis to protect it against drops, bumps and even a few bangs here and there. There’s no external antenna to snag or worry about—a low-profile ridge on the chassis protects the robust high-speed signal output internally. A versatile front chassis guard enhances durability further and provides mounting options for user-integrated accessories such as a camera, light source or anything else. The pair of lanyard mounting points gives drivers the ability to keep the transmitter close and gain a free hand when not driving. An easy-access accessory compartment makes it possible to can carry small tools, such as a T-wrench that smartly snaps into the internal mount provided. We increased transmitter water-resistance* to give drivers peace of mind should a splash or bit of rain drop on your path. Last, but not least, is an aggressive off-road style steering wheel that expands its ruggedness even further, AND equipped it with an innovative thumb-lever to make controlling your vehicle with one-hand safer and more precise.
No matter what you're driving, the AVC® technology programming capability in the DX5 Rugged can be easily tuned meet your skill level or driving style with control that makes it feel like you're at the wheel of a vehicle that handles predictably at every speed.
*The DX5 Rugged instruction manual details water resistance limitations.
**Vehicle must be equipped with a telemetry-enabled receiver like the SR6000T (sold separately)
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