The Graupner mz-16 provides the technology and features only
seen in high-end radios available as a 16 channel 2.4GHz HoTT radio. The mz-16
provides the pilot with a radio system where accuracy, control and reliability is
fully integrated inside a high-tech carbon look and comfortable ergonomics
The mz-16 brings the same powerful features as our mz-32
radio introducing a new level of functionality where you, the user, can control
almost any part of the radio. The mz-16 brings you the power to design your own
screens, program your own control logic, filter your own voice notifications
and even design the looks of your radio with removable colored face plates.
The Graupner mz-16 provides 16 channel proportional functions
and supports five different model types such as electric, gas or turbine
airplanes, helicopters, multirotor, cars and even boats.
It can store and load up to 999 different user models, has 8
flight-phases and 12 curve mixers which can be set global or flight-phase
dependent! The machined aluminum quad bearing gimbals provide
the smoothest control feel a pilot can experience which can be comfortably adjusted
the way you like from the back of the radio.
The mz-16 has a rock solid HoTT 2.4GHz RF system combined
with a adjustable linear antenna for unmatched signal quality and extended range.
The outdoor friendly 4.3-inch state of the art TFT color
touchscreen ensures convenient access to all the mz-16 functions for setting up
and managing your models. The highly optimized and fast performing graphical
user interface is driven by a high-performance processor making access to menus
and functions fast and crisp just like on your Smartphone. The intuitive touch
and tap control make navigation around the menus fast, easy and fun!
The mz-16 is not only fast and responsive but is also fast
to load. You will be using your mz-16 from power up in no time!
Designing your own screen layouts to display information or
create menu shortcuts can be done on the fly by simply tapping on the screen. The
mz-16 provides over hundred widgets which make up the screens that you like and
fit your style for controlling your models. You can create in total six screens
that better fit your needs and personal style using the tip of your finger. No
programming needed! You can do it all with the mz-16!
One radio for all! English, German, French, Dutch, Italian,
Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish language is supported with more languages
to come all in one radio!
With 16 channels the mz-16 provides unlimited functionality
and control over any model that you have. You can bind two 2.4GHz receivers so
you can layout and distribute the channels the way you want.
For example, you can have one receiver that controls all
your wing servos such as ailerons, flaps, landing gear, and lights. Just supply
main power to the wing, and you are ready to go. No complicated wiring or
expensive hubs needed! This provides you with a level of simplicity with the
benefits of additional RF redundancy for extra peace of mind.
Still need more channels but do not have enough switches to
do what you want? The mz-16 also provides up to 16 digital switches that
can be assigned and controlled with a single tap from the widget menu. Create
as many digital switch combinations as you like for turning lights and smoke on
or off, turn cranes or water guns or anything else that you need to control
without using up your switches.
Switching and control options are further enhanced with
Logical Switches (And, Or, Equal, Not), Control Switches, Sensor Switches and
Combination Switches. Each provides a new level of control to you depending on
switch position, stick location or telemetry data.
Need to hear what is going on? The mz-16 provides endless
options to generate almost any type of system or telemetry voice notification
depending on the state of your radio such as switch positions, flight phase
names, warnings, vario information and endless others.
The mz-16 starts communicating with you from the moment you
turn it on, informing you if a switch or control is in the wrong position for
the selected model. No more surprises from collapsing landing gear, runaway
motors or wrong gyro settings. The mz-16 can inform you when needed even when
you forgot to bring down your landing gear or are about to run out of range or
Walks of shame are now a thing of the past!
With over 600 installed voices and unlimited voice
combinations, you can make almost any voice announcements or add as many as you
want using our text to speech editor.
In need of help during setup or when something is unclear?
Forget about searching through lengthy manuals or endless web searches! The mz-16
provides support right where you need it. Each menu and option have its own
context-sensitive answers right on the screen. Just tap the question mark and
you will be instantly presented with help and assistance.
Don’t like our help screens? Make or add your own help
screens with whatever content makes sense to you. The mz-16 is there for you
allowing you to do and have the things you like the most.
With integrated WLAN the mz-16 is ready to connect you with
the rest of the world!
Connect to your wireless LAN to receive notifications about
newly released firmware which are instantly downloaded and installed on your
radio. Your mz-16 is always up to date with the latest and greatest! Updates
can also be done with the included USB cable and our firmware upgrade studio
Graupner takes connectivity further with a micro USB port
that can charge your radio, access your included 16GB micro SD memory card
where screens, models, voice files, music and screen shots can be stored.
You can use the USB or DSC port also as a joystick
controller for games and flight simulators. Now you can practice flying your
model on your favorite flight simulator with the same radio that you use at the
The data port on the back can be configured to output a
variety of digital signal outputs like SUMD, CROSSFIRE, Smart Box, and more.
Adding and using third-party modules such as long-range FPV has never been
easier than with the mz-16.
All Graupner HoTT receivers now also support digital serial wire
output such as PPM, SUMD, and SBUS for more connectivity and better
interoperability with third party flight controllers.
HOTT-PC - Smart-Box - External Monitor - SUMD - DSMX/DSM2 (Data Output) - CROSSFIRE
Computers, wirers, and programming boxes are things of the
past! The mz-16 HoTT wireless protocol lets you do everything right on the
radio! Need to set up your telemetry, flight controller or reverse the
direction of your ESC? Just use the shortcut key on the radio to access any of
the connected devices, and you are immediately in business.
Do this at home while setting up your model or at the field
to fine-tune your settings.
Enjoy the HoTT integration of third-party flight controllers
and sensors like Ikon, Spirit, 3Digi, MSH-Brain, SM-Modelbau and many more for
easy access using your mz-16 radio.
Training your family members or friends is as easy as bind
and teach! The mz-16 provides a wireless as well as wired trainer support you
can use with other brand radios using the DSC port in the back.
You can assign control to any of the active channels depending
on your student's level and model capabilities.
Passing control is easily done
with a flick of a switch.