MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder

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This is the MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder.

Features:
  • Half the size, half the weight of the original
  • Low voltage operation: 2.8-16 Volt compatible
  • Transponder and transponder holder are individual parts, so you can easily switch transponders between different cars (extra holders sold separately).
  • Better quality cable (PTFE) that is fuel resistant
  • 1-4 cell LiPo compatible
  • Fully hybrid:
    • 100% compatible with RC2/RC3 Timing Systems (previously AMBrc)
    • 100% compatible with RC4, and ready for the future

Specifications:
Dimensions (excluding holder) (WxLxH): 16x19x6mm
Weight: 4.7g (including holder)
Operating voltage: 2.8 - 16.0 V
Power consumption*: 19 mA
Wire isolation**: PTFE
Quick change holder: Yes
Connector: Generic receiver 3-pole

* Measured at 6.0 volt (receiver output)
** Gasoline/Nitro-methane resistant, no aging  

NOTE: See image below for a list of transponders and compatible MYLAPS decoders. 

This product was added to our catalog on June 28, 2010

Friday, May 31 2013 (about 9 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
This is the one to get. The new 3 wire MyLaps RC4 will not work with a decoder running anything but the latest firmware - which coincidentally does not read MRT transponders. As a track owner, I will not upgrade the firmware as it would alienate any of my racers running MRT. I get why they did it - to kill the clone market - but at the cost of local track's business. The two wire RC4 Hybrid works great on ANY PT reading AMB timing systems, both before and after the MRT killing firmware update. It is smaller than the older AMB's and has a strong signal to the decoder loop. As others have said, wires are stiff, but they seem to hold up better than the original AMB transponders. Best transponder on the market currently IMO.
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Oct 17 2012 (about 9 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Excellent performance! If for any reason you are getting irregular lap recording, check the polarity of the plug into the receiver. It will "weakly" ground to the signal pin and not always send a signal when you cross the sensor. This will be when you have it in the receiver in reverse polarity. Remember, black wire = negative (-) pin.
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Sep 7 2011 (about 10 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
so glad i bought my own transponder, so much easier and you dont have to hassle to get the rental one back in its spot. everything is great but one bad thing is the wires could be a little softer but thats not a big deal. love it i would so buy another one
Thursday, Jun 19 2014 (about 8 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
I got this Transponder for My SWORKZ 350 BE-1 EVO Buggy... It came Highly recommended by the Track Employees @ my Off-Road track & I did not want the Issues with A RENTAL Transponder & the $10.00 Monthly RENTAL Fee my Track Charges all season long OR if you don't want to pay the Fee each month You got to take the Transponder out of your car @ the End of the day Racing & that's a pain to do after a day of racing...

This Transponder Powers-up every time when the On-Off switch on your car is turned on for your radio equipment... I like how the small RED LED Light on Top Of the Transponder Flashes to let you know your Transponder is working...I also like that this Transponder plugs right into a AUX / 3rd channel plug on your RX The Transponders wires are a bit on the stiff side wished the wires where more easer to work with So you have to be careful how you route the wires & not try to bend the wires too far... LAP after LAP this Transponder LOG's Each & Every LAP & Times on my buggy... I would recommend this Transponder to anyone that Off-Road Races on a daily weekend basis like me...
Verified Owner
Friday, Apr 8 2011 (about 11 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
The only negative I have found (like others) is the wires are a bit on the stiff side. This thang is tiny compared to my old one lol! A transponder is a must if you are going to be serious about racing.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Sep 26 2019 (about 2 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Works great for all tracks, haven't found one that didnt support it. Never had one go bad. Compact size is a plus also plug and play. Serious racers this is a must to have.
Verified Owner
Friday, Feb 7 2014 (about 8 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Great! I have installed one in my truck and buggy and one in my son's truck. I mounted them with a piece of Parma servo tape (that stuff holds wicked strong if you heat it with a heat gun briefly before application). No more borrowing house transponders and they all have at least 30 races on them with zero failures of any kind. The wires are a little stiff, and it is really hard to get them in and out of the holders (we don't use the holding bracket and instead mounted it straight to the chassis), but most hardcore guys will get one per car if they run multiple classes anyways. A great trick to do to move them from car to car easily is to simply use a little square of Velcro, which holds strong but is not a pain like the bracket it comes with. People talking about it not having an LED are not hooking it up correctly or are talking about a different unit. The Y logo on the top flashes when it is connected to power. Small, light, effective, reliable, and tough!
Wednesday, Jan 22 2014 (about 8 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
i bought one and was switching it throgh all my cars on race day, well eventually the wires will break from that. so buy one for each car. the bad thing is when it breaks amb will not reply to any emails for repairs. i would rather get the wires fixed rather than buy a new one. like i said buy on for each car which is what i will be doing.
Thursday, Dec 2 2010 (about 11 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Works great and smaller than the older AMBrc Transponders
Saturday, Jul 10 2010 (about 11 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
only thing im concerned with is the wires are quite stiff compared with the old amb type transponder hopefully they dont break as the seem to be single stranded, only time will tell -//- i have one of these and it has a flashing red led right in the middle of it , i run mine out of the holder and its easy to see , might be harder through the holder but im sure its right where the logo is
Monday, Jul 5 2010 (about 12 years ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
What's not to like? More versatile, smaller and less money, 'nuff said.
Verified Owner
Saturday, Jul 2 2022 (4 days ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Great product I recommend to others to use thank you very much
Thursday, Jun 9 2022 (4 weeks ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Placed an order for 3 of these, paid for overnight/Next day air, plus speedy order processing. Took my order 24hrs to even get processed even though I got all the payment confirmations. And the “tracking” info on ups said label created the entire day after placing the order. It took two days to receive the order, and to top it all off one transponder was DOA. 2 out of 3 functioned properly, the third wouldn’t even power up and was tried on 4 different receivers. No light, no lap counting…..
Verified Owner
Thursday, Apr 28 2022 (2 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
works grate every racer need 1 in there cars going to get more for my other cars
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Apr 27 2022 (2 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Great transponder I use them in all my racers I highly recommend them small durable and come with mounting frame
Verified Owner
Saturday, Feb 26 2022 (4 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Great service and speed. Needed for a race on Saturday, ordered Thursday and had Saturday morning 2 hours before race time. Thanks Amain
Verified Owner
Saturday, Jan 29 2022 (5 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
MyLaps worked perfectly . Was cool to see my speed and lap times. Will by again for second build.
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Dec 28 2021 (6 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Not much to say. Works as advertised. 4 stars simply because of the price. Ouch!
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Dec 21 2021 (6 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Does what it’s supposed to do. Mounted to my steering servo on my 22 5.0. Never missed a lap.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Dec 9 2021 (7 months ago)
MYLAPS Personal RC4 Hybrid Direct Powered Transponder
Delivery of item was fast, great service amain hobbies