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Spektrum iX12

iX12

The Spektrum™ iX12 radio is an intelligent 12-channel transmitter matched with a powerful combination of features and next-level connectivity.

iX12 12 Channel System with AR9030T Receiver

SPM12000

$699.99*

*at participating retailers

Due Mid January, 2018

iX12 12 Channel System with AR9030T Receiver

Item #: SPM12000

$699.99*

Retail: $799.99*

Due Mid January, 2018

Find a Retailer Buy Now *Avaliable at participating retailers

Features

Simply "Tap" Into It

The Spektrum™ iX12 radio is an intelligent 12-channel transmitter matched with a powerful combination of features and next-level connectivity. Groundbreaking yet comfortably familiar, RC pilots of all aircraft types can use the all-new iX12 to out fly everything in its class.

Android
WiFI
Bluetooth
Airware™
Spektrum iX12

Touchscreen with Android-Powered Interface

Literally "tap" into the iX12's programming. Its 4-inch, full-color, easy-to-read monitor delivers crisp, clear detail that includes state-of-the-art touchscreen technology so that navigation is simple. And, because the interface is a fully functional Android system with a dedicated quad-core processor, it will work with an evolving list of apps from the Google Play store.

3rd Party Apps

3rd Party Apps

Dashboard

Dashboard

Dual Rate and Expo

Dual Rate and Expo

Travel Adjust

Travel Adjust

Model Select

Model Select

Wing Type

Wing Type

Wifi Connectivity

When connected to WiFi, the iX12 gets even smarter. Spektrum AirWare™ Touch app update-alerts are automatic, plus you can download model setups and add third-party apps. Listen to music on Spotify or Pandora directly from your radio or even update your Facebook status just before you fly.

Web Browser Screen Shot
WiFi Settings
Spotify Music

BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY

The iX12 can connect with just about any Bluetooth device. Use wireless earbuds to hear voice alerts privately, or pair a set of speakers and listen to music. A wide range of other device uses are possible including file sharing, photo sharing and more.

Bluetooth Lap RF
Listen to music wirelessly
File share over Bluetooth

Micro USB Connectivity

Hook up to your flight-control board and use their apps to adjust settings directly from the iX12-no laptop required. The integrated micro USB port conveniently allows you to charge its internal Li-Ion battery with a common Micro USB cable and power source. Other accessory devices can be recognized too, including your PC or laptop.

SD Card Slot
Connect to model flight control boards
Charge with common Micro USB cables

Intuitive Programming

Long-time Spektrum users will feel right at home the first time they pick up the iX12. That's because it's Spektrum AirWare™ Touch app is derived from the familiar Spektrum AirWare firmware used today. The big, color touchscreen features an Android interface that simply makes menu navigation and model setup even easier than before.

Airware Touch App - Travel
Airware Touch App - Balance
Airware Touch App - Sequencer

Long Range RF Module Support

Go further with the iX12 when you explore what the integrated auxiliary serial port has to offer. It's a next-level link that lets you accessorize the iX12 transmitter with a compatible long range RF system (adapter, SPMA3090 required) such as Team Black Sheep Crossfire protocol technology (sold separately) that gives you low latency performance and secondary frequency convenience.

Serial Port Setup
SPMA3090 Adapter
Team Black Sheep Crossfire protocol technology (sold separately)

Programmable Voice and Audio Alerts

Keep tabs on important information without ever taking your eyes off what you are flying. The iX12 programmable voice alert system can call out what flight mode you have chosen or report telemetry info on demand. If an alarm goes off, you won't have to look at the display to see what's happening. The iX12 can tell you.

Text-to-speech means that you can create any voice alert by just typing in the words, it can even take *.WAV files so you can have virtually any sound imaginable. In addition to a built-in speaker, the iX12 has a headphone jack that allows you to monitor voice alerts, and/or listen to your favorite song during flight, using earbuds so you don't bother other pilots. You can also use its Bluetooth support to connect with wireless earbuds or your phone.

Serial Port Setup
SPMA3090 Adapter
Team Black Sheep Crossfire protocol technology (sold separately)

Superb Ergonomics

Based on popular team-pilot recommendations and customer feedback, the iX12 has been persistently engineered to have the most optimized feel possible. The weight distribution and ergonomics of the iX12 have been optimized to fit a wide range of pilot needs. The result is a sense of balance, comfort and functionality that perfectly complement the speed and precision of DSMX® technology.

KEY iX12 ERGONOMIC FEATURES:

  • Comfortable, no-slip rubber grips
  • Smooth, quad-bearing gimbals with front-access adjustments
  • Adjustable stick length and travel range
  • User-adjustable mode configurations (1, 2, 3 or 4)
  • User-adjustable switch assignments and pushbutton power on/off
  • State-of-the-art touchscreen technology
Profile view - Grip
Profile view
iX12 ransmitters

Wireless Trainer Link

The exclusive functionality of the Spetkrum wireless trainer link gives iX12 users the ability to wirelessly link up with other Spektrum transmitters and specially-equipped Spektrum FPV headsets. It's hassle-free. Once bound to another transmitter or component, ModelMatch™ technology will allow the iX12 to re-link without having to go through the bind process again.

WITH WIRELESS TRAINER LINK, YOU CAN:

  • Wirelessly 'buddy box' with another DSMX®/DSM2® transmitter when teaching someone to fly
  • Assign gimbal functions to a second 'camera' transmitter when flying a camera drone so you can focus on avoiding obstacles and maintaining visual contact while someone else lines up the shot
  • Link with specially-equipped Spektrum FPV headsets to wirelessly control head tracking and remotely change camera video frequencies
  • Link to the Spektrum Wireless Simulator Dongle (SPMWS1000) and practice flying with your favorite simulators

Adjustable Gimbals

Access to tension, ratchet and travel adjustments for each gimbal is conveniently through the front-no disassembly required. There's nothing to it. Even mode conversion adjustments are accessible. To create the perfect feel, just lift off the rubber access cover and make a simple adjustment..

Gimbal Access Points:

  1. Up/Down Travel Limiter
  2. Left/Right Gimbal Stick Tension
  3. Up/Down Resistance
  4. Up/Down Ratchet
  5. Up/down Gimbal Stick Tension
  6. Gimbal Centering Screw
Trainer Link - App view
Trainer Link - App view
Trainer Link - iX12 ransmitters

Smart Power

The evolutionary iX12 radio functions a lot like smartphone. When booted for the first time, you practically never have to turn it off-just put it to sleep. Tap the power button for easy-to-use options that allow the system to instantly boot and present options that extend battery use between charges. You have full control of when the RF system broadcasts, when the Android system is active when the screen is on. Additionally, the Spektrum LED indicator light always gives you a clear sign of sleep, broadcast and charging status.

Trainer Link - App view
Trainer Link - App view

250-Model Memory

The enormous capacity of the iX12's on-board memory means you will rarely, if ever, need to juggle models between transmitter memory and the SD card slot support.

Trainer Link - App view
Trainer Link - App view

BUILT-IN TELEMETRY

Not only is the iX12 the ultimate in control, it's the ultimate tool you can use to make sure your prized aircraft is in perfect condition. Built-in telemetry can give you real-time data on critical information like your model's battery voltage, signal quality, motor temperature and more.* Using the voice alert system, you can program the iX12 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

*Model must be equipped with a telemetry enabled receiver like the included AR9030T and any required sensors.

Trainer Link - App view
Trainer Link - App view

Backwards Compatible

The iX12 can share model setups with any Spektrum G2 transmitter with Spektrum AirWare firmware. Transfer model setup data from an 'old' transmitter to your new iX12 or share models with almost any other Spektrum G2 user.

Trainer Link - App view

The iX12 can share model setups with any of these Spektrum transmitters:

  • DX6e
  • DX6 G2
  • DX6 G3
  • DX7 G2
  • DX8 G2
  • DX9
  • DX9 Black Edition
  • DX18
  • DX18QQ
  • DX18 G2
  • DX18 Stealth Edition
  • DX20
AR9030T Telemetry Receiver

INCLUDES AR9030T TELEMETRY RECEIVER

With the AR9030T, no sensor is required to receive flight log or receiver pack voltage telemetry data. The AR9030T is a feature-packed, 9-channel receiver with integrated full-range telemetry. It includes built-in telemetry connection ports for RPM, Flight Pack Voltage, and Temperature sensors as well as an X-Bus port for additional telemetry options. The 11ms frame rate capable iX12 allows the AR9030T to deliver lightning-fast input-to-output response that is perfect for high-performance aircraft like 3D helis and airplanes. Two DSMX remote receivers are included so you can take advantage of patented Spektrum™ MultiLink™ technology for outstanding signal diversity strength that eliminates the possibility of reflected signal fading and antenna blind spots that can affect all 2.4GHz systems.

Key Features

  • 12 fully proportional channels at 2048 resolution
  • 4-inch color screen with Multi-Touch technology
  • Android interface with a dedicated quad-core processor
  • Intuitive Spektrum™ AirWare Touch programming app
  • Compatible with Spektrum AirWare firmware G2 model setups
  • Industry-leading Spektrum DSMX® 2.4GHz technology
  • Plug and play TBS Crossfire CRSF long-range technology compatible
  • WiFi connectivity and convenience
  • Easy access to updates, apps and the Internet
  • Bluetooth connectivity for compatible devices
  • Customizable audio events with WAV and MP3 support
  • Programmable text-to-speech voice alerts
  • Voice alerts over speaker, headphones or Bluetooth
  • Integrated telemetry support delivers critical real-time data
  • Wireless trainer link for instruction and flight simulation
  • Built-in 2.4GHz diversity antennas for the most robust signal link possible
  • Fast 11ms frame rate with compatible receivers
  • Superb ergonomics based on user feedback
  • Smooth quad-bearing gimbals with front-access adjustments
  • 250-model internal memory, plus SD card expansion
  • AR9030T telemetry receiver included
  • Rechargeable 6,000mAh Li-Ion transmitter battery pack
  • Convenient Micro-USB charging and connectivity

Product Specifications

# of Channels:
12
Modulation:
DSM2/DSMX
Band:
2.4GHz
Receiver:
AR9030T 9 CH Air Telemetry Receiver
Model Memory:
250
Modes:
User Selectable Mode 1-4
Transmitter (Tx) Battery Type:
3.7V 1S 6000 mAh Lithium Ion Battery
Switch:
3 POS
Experience Level:
Advanced

Related Parts

Parts Listing  See All

  • INT'L and Domestic 1S Air TX AC Adapter: iX12[SPM9552]

  • AR9030T 9CH Air Integrated Telemetry Receiver[SPMAR9030T]

  • 3.7V 1S3P 6000 mAh TX Battery: iX12[SPMB6000LITX]

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Optional Accessories  See All

  • Spektrum Quad Race Serial Receiver w/telemetry[SPM4649T]

  • Spektrum Single Stand Up Transmitter Case[SPM6708]

  • Remote Receiver Extension 9-inch[SPM9011]

  • Remote Receiver Extension 12-inch[SPM9012]