Originally Posted by peacob
I think it is. The tadao OLED board is great, and so is the Geardrive. I dont know what you have seen that was bad about the geardrive, but it is a great rival to the POPS asa from PE. The only possible downfall i can see to the geardrive would be that its on the bottom of the ASA and if you have issues with taking bad dives and scratching up the bottom of your ASA, then it might be an issue.
The ASA youre thinking of is the cam drive, the gear drive is the ASA with the knob on the front, similar to the OOPS and MacDev which is on the 2011 G6R.
All things considered I'd probably go with the 2012 with the prices I've seen recently.