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Old 06-27-2007, 09:13 PM #22
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yea they both are outstanding boards but i woul prefer ape advanced paintball electronics
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:18 PM #23
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Old 06-28-2007, 09:59 PM #24
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Well I for one am not truely swayed by this or that... It really depends on what you need out of the chip. If you plan on playing at most fields as a recreational player then you should need nothing more than the stock board.
This is stated primarily because most fields do not/will not allow other firing modes because of liabilities placed onto the field because of "firearm" ordinances in their insurance policies.
Any chip manufacturer will give you the options of Semi, PSP, NXL and offer adjustability to program those modes for CFOA or Millenium series events. With further bells and whistles of breakout modes and programmable filters to assist you with software tuning.
I own and have used Virtue, Hyperformance and Tadao on my Matrices, Timmy. I do not prefer one over the other, in terms of adjustability as it is all the same to me, as I only use 2 modes when playing... Semi and PSP mode. So just pick a manufacturer, which you feel would be best suited or you feel would offer the best customer service and install the software and enjoy playing the sport.
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Old 06-28-2007, 11:16 PM #25
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I say if you are a pulse owner and wish to use the rf, tadao. But if not, definately virtue. Oh, and tadao if you own a marq for the fact that it supports all 4 eyes.
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Old 06-29-2007, 02:14 PM #26
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tadao ands down. ive had expirence with the two boards, and the virue is just ****. if i were you, id get a tadao.
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Old 06-30-2007, 04:33 PM #27
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any good reason the virtue is ****? Simply saying the virtue is **** is like me saying dont buy an angel speed, its bad

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Old 07-01-2007, 03:21 AM #28
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I dont know why everyone hates on Virtue either. My team uses Virtue and likes the boards quite a bit. I had virtue in my Dark Timmy a while back, my team mate had the M7 in his Old DM6. Testing both boards I ended up going with the Virtue because I got it for $135 while the Tadao was $140+shipping. Also virtue has a longer warrenty, and since I had virtue laser eyes coming in I would finish it off with an entire virtue setup. Honestly most people will just say the board they are shooting right now is the best, but neither will make you a better player. Id get the cheapest and most accesible one.
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Old 07-02-2007, 09:19 PM #29
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Old 07-03-2007, 09:59 PM #30
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NOX > Virtue > Predator
sorry but i had a nox in a fs-8 and that thing would give me problems all day so imbo Virtue&predator>nox. and for the board its all on your prefrences. if you want a long warrenty go virtue other than that they're basically the same. but i find virtue easier to program
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:46 AM #31
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I am a Tadao fan, my friend and I both have a Timmy, I have a Tadao in my gun and my buddy has a Virtue, I can not tell a difference between the two, except Virtue has an extra ramp firing mode.
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Old 07-04-2007, 01:57 PM #32
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Wow, virtue is like the ipod of boards. Everyone wants one because you see the pros that get paid to put that in their gun! OMG MUST HAVE! Virtue really isnt that good, the customer service sucks, and tadao just owns it. Tadao is much better, and yes I have had both boards.
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Old 07-04-2007, 01:58 PM #33
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Old 07-04-2007, 02:18 PM #34
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Well I have used tadao boards on most of my guns and I have never had a problem with any of them. I have used virtue in a few guns also but I perfer tadao. Really in the end it comes down to what u like what modes u use. I don't have anything aganist virtue but I prefer tadao.
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Old 07-04-2007, 02:22 PM #35
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Features Virtue Tadao M7

Unlimited Semi Yes Yes

Fully Adjustable Ramping Yes No…only 50% and 100% ramping

Breakout Mode Yes No

PSP Ramping Yes Yes…Tadao includes 100%, 50% PSP Burst, and PSP response

NXL Full Auto Yes Yes

Auto Response Yes Yes

Full Auto Yes Yes

Millennium Ramping Mode No…keep in mind Yes
Virtue can adjust to any type
of ramping so I guess yes

Firing Rate Adjustable 10.5 BPS - Unlimited Adjustable 14 BPS - Unlimited

Modes of Fire 7 base modes that are 12 modes of fire
completely adjustable…giving
you over 1,000 modes

Battery Life 100,000 + shots Unknown

80 gram switch Yes Yes

Multi Color LED Yes Yes

Life Time Warrantee Yes Yes

30 Day money Yes Yes
back guarantee

Instant On Yes Yes

Idle Shut Off 10 minutes 15 minutes

Low Battery Indicator Yes Yes

Fully adjustable setting Yes Yes
(Dwell, bounce, ect.)

I would personally go with the virtue because the modes are adjustable and you can create your own modes...pretty much allowing you to have thousands of modes....tadao can only do 50% and 100% ramp so its not reall as ajustable. Otherwise these boards are sooo similar there really isn't a difference. hope this helped!!

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Old 07-09-2007, 11:28 AM #36
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I personally just got a virtue because the shop owner had one after previously having tadao. He owns like 4-5 trixes and the LCD type that I was upgrading as well, and he swore by them. He also blew me away with his ability to fix trixes. My main reason for getting the virtue over it is that the virtue is newer, lifetime warranty, and I can upgrade the virtue software without buying new chips(something you have to do with tadao, because the shop owner had a m5 and I'd have to spend like $30 to get a new chip with musashi 7). Being able to adjust the settings on the firing modes is awesome too. So my vote is virtue, though I still havn't gotten my gun back, I'll let you know how it goes.

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Old 07-09-2007, 12:45 PM #37
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I chose tadao because not as many people have them. Performance wise you're not going to see a difference, and tadao is far more unique. It also is very easy to adjust between modes and settings. I like how easy it is to turn the eyes off in a game (just incase you get stuck).
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Old 07-12-2007, 03:25 PM #38
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Why not just send the stock board to WAS and get their newest code for 25 bucks? Are you really going to see 100 plus dollars difference?
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Old 07-12-2007, 06:51 PM #39
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Virtue all they way
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Old 07-13-2007, 11:15 AM #40
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Virtue has shady business practices. The list of crappy things they have pulled is quite long. I'd go tadao, predator etc instead. Virtue makes a decent board, but I think they spend much more on advertising than quality control. The ones that work, work well...

The tadao and predator are every bit as good (better IMO) as the virtue and are put out by less shady companies.
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Old 07-17-2007, 04:54 PM #41
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Old 07-17-2007, 10:49 PM #42
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