Horizon takes your trust and satisfaction seriously. We have recently learned that while the packaging on the Spektrum AR6000 receivers distributed prior to May 1, 2007 state “MADE IN THE USA”, this product does not qualify for such labeling in the state of California.
Please note that this bulletin is in regard to the labeling only. The functionality of this product has not changed. Spektrum’s patented technology has proven to have outstanding response time and incomparable interference protection.
We are changing this labeling on our current inventory and for all future packaging of the Spektrum AR6000. We are also asking California retailers to provide a written notice changing the “MADE IN THE U.S.A.” labeling to all prospective purchasers of Spektrum DX6 Receivers that are currently in their stores.
If you purchased the Spektrum AR6000 receiver and are dissatisfied due to this labeling issue, please contact us. We will be happy to send you a new label or provide return shipping so that you may receive a full refund of your purchase price of the AR6000 including sales tax upon return of your AR6000 to Horizon. This offer is good on all California purchases of the AR6000’s prior to May 1, 2007. Returns must be received by Horizon no later than May 1, 2008 to receive a refund. If you would like to participate in this offer or have any questions or concerns, please contact: Horizon Product Support Monday through Friday, 8am-7pm CST 1-877-504-0233 Or email@example.com.
When returning product please package it to avoid damage and include your original receipt. (If you no longer have your receipt, please contact us for additional assistance.) Horizon will provide return shipping free of charge. Please complete and print the Spektrum AR6000 Receiver “Made in USA” Form and send it with your product to assure prompt service.
If you do not take advantage of our return shipping offer and wish to ship product yourself, please use a shipper that provides tracking and insurance against loss. Horizon is not responsible for the value of the product until it is received at our distribution center. Also you must include the following information:
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Spektrum is happy to announce a specially-programmed receiver specifically for robots and battle bots. This is ideal for applications where it’s necessary to shut down systems (e.g., weaponry, drive motors, etc,) during loss of signal to prevent an unsafe condition.
If you currently own a DX6 radio and are using it in a robot application, you’ll want the new BR6000 receiver.
Always purchase products from a Horizon Hobby, Inc. authorized dealer to ensure authentic high-quality Spektrum product. Horizon Hobby, Inc. disclaims all support and warranty with regards, but not limited to, compatibility and performance of counterfeit products or products claiming compatibility with DSM2 or Spektrum.
Attention: Horizon Hobby has confirmed that all Spektrum Products being sold by KoKo Technology are counterfeit. We consider it a danger to use these products, waive all liability and will not support any warranty or service in regards to them.
Single conversion receivers have a single local oscillator circuit for demodulation. Dual conversion revceivers have a second circuit for greater image and interference rejection.
BEC stands for Battery Eliminator Circuit. It takes 7.2v-8.4v commonly used for electric RC and regulates it to 5.0v which allows the receiver to operate properly without the need for a separate battery pack.
Yes, 2 or more battery packs of the same voltage can be used with the same receiver.
No, the battery can be connected to any unused channel.
After hard landings or crashes the receivers ceramic filter or tuning coil(s) can become vibration sensitive. Other sources of interference can be RF noise generated by bad bearings in the engine, electronic ignition systems, loose screws, or other metal to metal contact in your R/C application.
What this Warranty Covers: Horizon Hobby, Inc., (Horizon) warrants to the original purchaser that the product purchased (the "Product") will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 1 years from the date of purchase.
What is Not Covered This warranty is not transferable and does not cover (i) cosmetic damage, (ii) damage due to acts of God, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence, commercial use, or due to improper use, installation, operation or maintenance, (iii) modification of or to any part of the Product, (iv) attempted service by anyone other than a Horizon Hobby authorized service center, or (v) Products not purchased from an authorized Horizon dealer. OTHER THAN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY ABOVE, HORIZON MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THEY ALONE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE PRODUCT WILL SUITABLY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PURCHASER’S INTENDED USE. Purchaser’s Remedy Horizon’s sole obligation and purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be that Horizon will, at its option, either (i) service, or (ii) replace, any Product determined by Horizon to be defective. Horizon reserves the right to inspect any and all Product(s) involved in a warranty claim. Service or replacement decisions are at the sole discretion of Horizon. Proof of purchase is required for all warranty claims. SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE PURCHASER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. Limitation of Liability HORIZON SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS OR PRODUCTION OR COMMERCIAL LOSS IN ANY WAY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF HORIZON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Further, in no event shall the liability of Horizon exceed the individual price of the Product on which liability is asserted. As Horizon has no control over use, setup, final assembly, modification or misuse, no liability shall be assumed nor accepted for any resulting damage or injury. By the act of use, setup or assembly, the user accepts all resulting liability. If you as the purchaser or user are not prepared to accept the liability associated with the use of the Product, purchaser is advised to return the Product immediately in new and unused condition to the place of purchase. Law These terms are governed by Illinois law (without regard to conflict of law principals). This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Horizon reserves the right to change or modify this warranty at any time without notice. WARRANTY SERVICES Questions, Assistance, and Services Your local hobby store and/or place of purchase cannot provide warranty support or service. Once assembly, setup or use of the Product has been started, you must contact your local distributor or Horizon directly. This will enable Horizon to better answer your questions and service you in the event that you may need any assistance. For questions or assistance, please fill out our inquiry form or call 877.504.0233 toll free to speak to a Product Support representative. You may also find information on our website at www.horizonhobby.com. Inspection or Services If this Product needs to be inspected or serviced, please use the Horizon Online Service Request submission process found on our website or call Horizon to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. Pack the Product securely using a shipping carton. Please note that original boxes may be included, but are not designed to withstand the rigors of shipping without additional protection. Ship via a carrier that provides tracking and insurance for lost or damaged parcels, as Horizon is not responsible for merchandise until it arrives and is accepted at our facility. An Online Service Request is available at https://www.horizonhobby.com under the Support tab. If you do not have internet access, please contact Horizon Product Support to obtain a RMA number along with instructions for submitting your product for service. When calling Horizon, you will be asked to provide your complete name, street address, email address and phone number where you can be reached during business hours. When sending product into Horizon, please include your RMA number, a list of the included items, and a brief summary of the problem. A copy of your original sales receipt must be included for warranty consideration. Be sure your name, address, and RMA number are clearly written on the outside of the shipping carton.NOTICE: Do not ship LiPo batteries to Horizon. If you have any issue with a LiPo battery, please contact the appropriate Horizon Product Support office. Warranty Requirements For Warranty consideration, you must include your original sales receipt verifying the proof-of-purchase date. Provided warranty conditions have been met, your Product will be serviced or replaced free of charge. Service or replacement decisions are at the sole discretion of Horizon. Non-Warranty Service Should your service not be covered by warranty service will be completed and payment will be required without notification or estimate of the expense unless the expense exceeds 50% of the retail purchase cost. By submitting the item for service you are agreeing to payment of the service without notification. Service estimates are available upon request. You must include this request with your item submitted for service. Non-warranty service estimates will be billed a minimum of ½ hour of labor. In addition you will be billed for return freight. Horizon accepts money orders and cashiers checks, as well as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards. By submitting any item to Horizon for service, you are agreeing to Horizon’s Terms and Conditions found on our website https://www.horizonhobby.com/Service/Request. United States: Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address: Horizon Service Center 4105 Fieldstone Road Champaign, Illinois 61822 All other Products requiring warranty inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address: Horizon Product Support 2904 Research Road Champaign, Illinois 61822 Please call 877-504-0233 or For questions or assistance, please fill out our inquiry form with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty. 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