Kit includes stickers and 540 motor. 7.2V battery pack and R/C system are sold separately.14 scale R/C Tractor Trucks Item features an originally designed truck body. Hood, large roof spoiler, interior, and lights (clear orange parts), which have been artistically rendered in exquisite detail. Grill, tank, exhaust and steps have been beautifully rendered with metal plated parts. Kit includes stickers and 540 motor. 7.2V battery pack and R/C system are sold separately.
About the Tractor Truck Multi-Function Control Unit
Tamiya presents incredible sound and action options for the Tractor Truck Knight Hauler or any 1/14 scale R/C Tractor Truck with the R/C Tractor Truck Multi-Function Control Unit. This system, when mounted on the truck is located inside the cabin with speaker to the front and the MFC-01 unit to the rear. The control unit is mounted inside the left tool box for easy access.
A 4-channel R/C system activates all functions
By using the transmitter sticks and the trims you can control the truck movements (forward/backward running and turns) and also the horn, the support legs when item 56505 Motorized Support Legs is mounted (sold separately), the headlights, position lamps, roof lamps and speed indicators. You can also activate the back lamp, tail lamps and blinkers/hazard lamps as well as engine revving.
20 LED for 9 light functions
All lamps employed with the multi function unit are high brightness type LED. They are employed to reproduce headlights, position lamps, roof lamps, speed indicators, fog lamps, back lamp, tail lamps and blinkers/hazard lamps, which can be turned on/off with the transmitter.
Headlights, Fog lamps, Position lamps, and Back lamp
Roof lamps, Blinkers, Hazard lamps, and Speed indicators
24 Radio-Controlled Sound Effects
The multi function unit offers 24 radio-controlled sounds that have been digitally recorded from an actual tractor truck. The R/C Tractor Truck Multi-Function Control Unit is capable of the following functions:
Engine starter, Idling, Revving, Running with semi-trailer, Running without semi-trailer, and Engine stop
Air dryer, Up-shifting, Down-shifting, Air discharging 1, Air discharging 2, Short horn, Continuous horn, and Parking brake
Alarm 1, Alarm 2, Turn signal 1, Turn signal 2, Hazard, and Back alarm
Coupler attachment, Coupler detachment
The Knight Hauler can be equipped with 4 different semi-trailers (available separately)
Tamiya proposes 4 different semi-trailers that can be adapted to the Knight Hauler: A boxcar semi-trailer, a tank-trailer, a flatbed semi-trailer and a pole-trailer. When coupled with the Knight Hauler, you obtain a 1m long realistic truck. When using the multi function unit, which contains an electronic speed controller, you can run your truck very slowly. With sound and light effects, you will swear this is an actual truck.
Check out these high-resolution movies!
This video shows how realistic the engine sound and the vibration effect of the Multi-Function Control Unit are.
MPEG1 320x240 pixel 9sec. (1.5MB)
*Approx. 5mn. to download on a 64K modem
Have a look at some of the light effects featured on the Knight Hauler when the Multi-Function Control Unit is mounted.
MPEG1 320x240 pixel 10sec. (1.7MB)
*Approx. 7mn. to download on a 64K modem
Coupler attachment/detachment sound effects give a striking feel of realism.
MPEG1 320x240 pixel 11sec. (1.9MB)
*Approx. 8mn. to download on a 64K modem.
You want some more info about the Knight Hauler and the Multi-Function Control Unit? Check out this video, which shows all the possibilities of the Multi-Function Control Unit and gives you a better idea of what the Knight Hauler looks like. A fast connection is recommended.
MPEG1 320x240 pixel 2min. 25sec. (24MB)
*After saving the video to your disk, you can play it using either Windows Media Player or Quick Time Player.
*Takes over 1hr. to download using 64K modem.
*Total length: 630mm
*Total width: 186mm
*Weight Fully-Equipped: about 3,1kg (without multi function unit)
*Tread F/R: 156/138mm
*Chassis Material: Aluminum and polycarbonate plastic
*Chassis Shape: Ladder Type Frame
*Suspension: Front and Rear Rigid Axle w/Metal Leaf Springs
*Caster Angle-F/R: 0deg/0deg
*Camber Angle-F/R: 0deg/0deg
*Toe Angle-F/R: 0deg/0deg
*Damper: F/R Aluminum Dummy Dampers
*Drive train: 2-axle
*Transmission: 3-gear transmission (gear shifting operated via transmitter)
*Gear Ratio: 1st gear 32.49:1, 2nd gear 17.76:1, 3rd gear 10.66:1
*Diff. gear system: F/R Bevel Gear Diff
*Motor: RS540 (standard in the kit)
*Tire Width: F/R both 22mm
*Tire Diameter: F/R both 88mm
*Requires eight R6/AA/UM3 batteries for transmitter (sold separately).