Any news on a Gen5 Radion? When?

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  1. BantyRooster97

    BantyRooster97 Well-Known Member

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    Like the title says, has there been any mention or leaks on a Gen 5 Radion Light?
     
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    Following.
     
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    TheHarold Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    They are raising wholesale/retail prices of their lineup, including G4 Pros, effective 2/1 next year. So I don’t think a G5 is in the works.

    (;) you didn’t hear this from me)
     
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    WOW, they plan to raise their prices on old products??? They are already among the highest on the market! That's a shame! The Gen4 lights are old news now, came out in what late 2016? They should be lowering their prices not raising them.....
     
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    TheHarold Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    Yep, raising price on Radions AND Vortechs. Blaming it on “import taxes”.
     
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    This is the sad part of the tariffs.... passed right along to the consumer. Their products are good though (I have vortechs & L1).
     
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    siggy The more I learn the dumber I become R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Well lets build them here!
     
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    daelie Active Member Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor

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    Good one! lol
     
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    TheHarold Valuable Member R2R Supporter

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    I think Ecotech says all products are assembled in USA. Of course, the components are made in China lol.
     
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    Burrito Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor NJRC Member

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    their support has been good for me and thankfully i think im set with my vortechs, and radions for now. but sucks that prices will go up still. the used market will go up too :\
     
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    I'm not sure that would result in lower prices, but I'm all for buying made in America.
     
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    And hence why LED hybrid is becoming so popular. . . As many cant afford their product at its current price.
     
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    Yay for Tariffs...
     
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    Since there doesn't seem to be a Gen 5 coming anytime soon, I'll probably just buy some Gen 4... might look for a good set used first though... Lighten the cost a bit.
     
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    Didn’t the Gen 4s come out pretty recently ? Feel like a Gen 5 would be too soon
     
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    It came out in 2016 so it’s had a long run now. Hope they can come up with a better way to prevent the disco effect than the diffuser. I’m sure they are already working on something. That’s what I hated most from my radions. That and trying to calibrate all of them the same.
     
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