Kondo's Secret Response to the Kyosho Robo Hopper

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A couple days ago we posted about Kyosho's new Robo Hopper flying robot helicopter. That immediately caught the attention of I-Wei at Crab-Fu. Not only is he a devoted steam punk robot creator, and a KHR-2HV fanatic, it turns out that he also loves flying RC helicopters. 

Here's what he wrote in response to our post:

"Kyosho robots takes to the sky eh? pffffffft old news! and I thought you were suppose to be IN on the latest in the robotics world.... I'm surprised that you didn't know about Kondo's GENEX-Heli!"

Well, we had to admit that we must have been sleeping because we hadn't heard about Kondo's new robot helicopter until we got a look at the photo that he sent us as proof.


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Very cool! We're going to have to stop by Kondo RoboSpot in Akihabara this weekend and ask them and ask them when it goes on sale!

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5 comments

  1. That looks like a Gas helicopter setting behind a Genex KHR

  2. it’s electric :)

  3. That looks like a T rex 450 with a Spectrum DX7 radio. Is this really true?

  4. Nice eye Edward… yup, trex 450se v2 and dx7 :) is it really true? lol… if you can tell that is a trex, you are familiar enough with rc helis to know that there is no way the trex can carry the weight of the 2hv, or handle even a slight CG too far forward. It’s just a silly joke responding to the kyosho hopper…. sorry to burst your bubble!

  5. I think that you guys are pulling my leg.

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