Saturday, 21 July 2007

Latency and all that

Latency, or how quickly a servo responds to a control input, is the latest marketing buzzword in R/C. It all seems to have started with claims in the Spektrum ads, and now everyone wants to know how their radio performs. It does have real relevence too - the latency of my Multiplex 4000 is visibly worse than other systems I've owned, to the point that you can easy see the delay on the bench.

For more info, take a look at these interesting links: