I have the privilege to attend the Hobby Expo China 2012 held in Beijing this week.
There were about 200 exhibitors :
-The bigger brands like Futaba, JR,
Hitec were represented by their China Distributors or office. Mostly
showing their latest transmitters, Futaba 18mz, JR transformer lookalike
DMSS series of TX, Hitec/Multiplex with their profi line.
-Big Distributors from China, Hongkong , they showcased the many brands they carry.
-The bigger Chinese brands, like Nine Eagles, SkyRC, Esky,Arttech,etc.
-Smaller companies offering OEM/ODM from servos, escs to micro helis.
-A few companies offering raw materials, magnets, carbon fiber products, etc
The main product line up were foamies, micro helis, RTR cars, Toy
planes/helis. Many companies offering about the same things, however not
much new innovative designs.
- Of course the hot trending multi-rotors, lots of emphasis on multi
rotor stuff, AP/AV, with products customised and designed specially for
multi-rotor use, e.g. high-freq ESCs, motors with extra long leads. Many
companies with their own frame, board, gimbals.
Enjoy the pictures