Kay, I bought this beast last Sunday evening. I received it on Wednesday.
Opening the anti-static bag, I caressed the creamy white circuitry with blue letters. I fondled the micro switch; Feels under 25g. The manual is three pages, but it has the irritating Tadao watermark all over it. It makes some parts hard to read. I flittered through the manual, and noted the modes:
1. Semi-automatic, unlimited rate of fire
2. Semi-automatic, adjustable rate of fire
3. PSP auto-response-First three shots semi, then one shot per pull, one shot per release. Semi count will begin over again if you stop shooting for one second.
4. PSP mild ramping, adjustable ramp start- Will slowly ramp ROF based on speed of pulls. Ramp start 4-14 bps.
5. PSP max ramping, adjustable ramp start- PSP rules apply. Will max out loader almost immediately.
6. PSP Z-burst- PSP rules apply. Each pull fires 2-3 balls.
7. NXL full-automatic- PSP rules apply, but instead of ramping itís Automatic.
8. Auto-response- Shot on pull and release.
9. Mild ramping- Similar to PSP Mild, just no PSP rules.
10. Max ramping- Similar to PSP Max, just no PSP rules.
11. Z-burst- You get the idea.
13. Gangsta-First, second, or third shot unlimited full auto, every subsequent pull is one of the modes above. This mode makes for some very impressive combos of firepower.
I pulled out my old LCD Fly board, and screwed in the Tadao. I readjusted my trigger, and began to figure out how to set the settings on the board. Very easy to do. I changed my MROF to unlimited, fire mode to PSP Max Ramping, and lowered my dwell to 8. I loaded up my Cheetahed Halo with Hellfire, and took it outside.
Words cannot describe the insane ropes that emanate from the barrel. On PSP Max, I was hitting around 25 bps rather easily. Giddy with excitement, alas I degassed it and turned on "Gangsta" mode. Hellfire is expensive, so I decided to do this mode in Test mode. This is very similar to Demo on the Fly board. (For those that donít know, it will max out the board, provided no paint is detected. If the eyes see paint, it will not fire.) I enabled Gangsta and Unlimited PSP. The normal clicking from the noid vanished, and turned into an insane buzz. There is no way it was cycling under 40 cps. I let off the trigger, and pulled it again. Sure enough, PSP unlimited. I tried it with the other modes, like Rebound and Z-Burst. By far the most illegal thing Iíve ever seen on a paintball gun. Well, Speedy2, but thatís different.
The LED array on the board is very bright; bright enough to shine through my blue LCD window and still maintain its original color. This was a relief; as it would be no fun to require the grip cheeks to be off in order to change settings.
I have seen my share of boards, and nothing tops what resides in my Fly. It is disturbingly easy to program, very fast, oodles of modes, sexy, and backed by the MTís. There is nothing more you could want in a circuit board. Flawless.
The best upgrade for an Angel. Makes it just as fun as those with Dm's and Timmies. Who says they can have all the fun with neat modes?
Buy it ASAP.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Friday, December 16th, 2005 at 9:45 pm PST