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How many RC cars can use 2.4Ghz at the same time?

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I bought 2 Senton 3s recently, one for me and my son. However I have a few friends also picking up the hobby and getting cars of their own. We all talked about going out and racing around together. In a stock setup, how many cars to remotes can be in a vicinity? I see these a 3 channel remotes but cant tell how many can be by each other before i start to control someone else car.

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I bought 2 Senton 3s recently, one for me and my son. However I have a few friends also picking up the hobby and getting cars of their own. We all talked about going out and racing around together. In a stock setup, how many cars to remotes can be in a vicinity? I see these a 3 channel remotes but cant tell how many can be by each other before i start to control someone else car.

Thanks for any information!
I don't believe there is a limit. It shouldn't be an issue.
 

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Here is my understanding of it.... Most if not all rc transmitters run on 2.4, or modern ones anyways but the receiver in your car is bound to your transmitter, and yours alone, so you and your friends can all run together without fear of interfering with each others cars hope this helps
 

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Here is my understanding of it.... Most if not all rc transmitters run on 2.4, or modern ones anyways but the receiver in your car is bound to your transmitter, and yours alone, so you and your friends can all run together without fear of interfering with each others cars hope this helps
I just ran 4 sentons over the weekend. My brother in law and his son, and me and my son. Raced and bashed with no issues with radio controls interfering.
 

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Any of you guys used to run 27 or 75 Mhz? Imagine being at a race track and having to clip a clothes pin you got off the stand so you could run your car or even test something in the pits, so you wouldn't make another driver go out of control. Folks with fancier radios could actually plug the radio directly into the receiver for pit testing.

And... hold on to your hats, you could only run 6 at a time on 27mhz and 30 on 75mhz. Want to change channels? You had to swap crystals., unless you had money to afford a synthesized radio or module.
 

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😂😂 I've not run them myself but heard about this with rc planes and they had flags for certain radio waves 🤦
 
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