In late 2015 the Eclipse GTEK launched to universal acclaim. Its rugged reliability combined with true high-end shot characteristics and performance meant it instantly appealed to a huge spectrum of players looking to experience a new Eclipse spool-valve marker at a mid-level price.
Mid-range all-metal muscle.
Gtek M160R Paintball Marker
But from the outset it was clear that the Gamma Core drivetrain utilized in the GTEK was destined for greater things. Its ability to handle super-fragile paint, combined with almost imperceptible barrel-rise, a whisper-quiet sound signature and outstanding efficiency means it was a drivetrain that could compete with any high-end marker out there in terms of on-field performance. That it performs to such a high standard in temperatures as low as -20f and in environments where playing conditions can be in excess of +100f make the Gamma Core even more impressive.
The challenge then was to place the Gamma Core into a chassis that it deserved.
Cue the GTEK 160R.
The 160R takes the GTEK and pushes into the realms of a true high-end. It boasts all-metal billet-machined construction, on-board OLED graphical user interface, hose-less construction utilizing the proven AT Pipe system from the LV1.1 and the Geo3.5, stretched-out stance for an ultra-stable shooting platform with wraparound rubber fore and aft grips for comfort and control. It's everything you need to be competitive at any level, in any format, anywhere on the planet.
The beating heart of the GTEK160R is the Gamma Core. A revolutionary new spool valve design using Breech Sensing Technology and a unique pneumatically latching spool to accurately control the exact amount of air released for each shot completely independently of the solenoid and the dwell time. This makes it highly efficient without the need for any electronic adjustment or tuning as well as making it supremely reliable in playing conditions ranging from -20f to +100f.
The Gamma Core Can Operate Effortlessly Between Temperatures Of -20°f And +100°f Making It One Of, If Not The Most Efficient And Reliable Spool Valve Drivetrain On The Market.
In order to be able to shoot the most fragile paint possible, the Gamma Core employs a very finely controlled 3-stage bolt acceleration profile to gently pick up the ball and push it into the barrel. The gas release for the firing pulse is also carefully tailored to maintain low peak pressure behind the ball which gives the GTEK 160R its distinctively quiet shot and smooth feel.
AT Pipe System
Proven in battles at the very highest level in every format going, the AT Pipe allows Air Transfer from the ASA on the bottom of the frame into the foregrip-mounted SL4 Inline Regulator without the need for hoses or fittings.
Tried-And-Tested At-Pipe Air Transfer System As Seen On The High-End Geo And LV1.
The AT Pipe can be quickly and easily removed without the need of tools to allow access to the Inline Regulator or to remove the frame. Utilized on both the Ego LV1 and the Geo3.5 the AT Pipe has proven itself time and again to be a robust and reliable alternative to hose and conventional hose-less systems. The GTEK 160R uses a new all-metal AT OOPS assembly and a new AT POPS is available as an aftermarket upgrade.
The GTEK 160R is constructed from 100% billet machined aircraft-grade anodized aluminium. With a metal feedtube and frame almost all flex has been removed from the GTEK. And the stretched pitch of the foregrip and frame make it a super stable platform that feels incredibly natural in the hands with plenty of room between the foregrip and trigger guard.
All Metal Billet-Machined Aircraft-Grade 6061-T6 Aluminium Construction Provides A High Quality And Lightweight Finish.
The Gamma Core ensures that the GTEK 160R exhibits virtually no recoil or barrel rise during firing giving it a true high-end feel. This has been achieved whilst still maintaining a lightweight form that comes in at a mere 2.05lb (934g) including the 14.5" Shaft4/5 compatible barrel and 9V battery.
High-Resolution Oled Graphical User Interface Is Standard With The Gtek 160R.
Being able to monitor marker performance or make adjustments to settings or firing modes on the fly shouldn't be a chore and it should never detract from your game. As such the GTEK 160R puts the graphical user interface right were it should be, on the back of the marker, just a glance away from your line of sight in any in-game situation. The black and white OLED packs a punch in terms of detail and information available with everything from Breech Sensor condition, firing mode, shot counter, rate of fire indicator and battery level available in an easy to digest format. The OLED also comes alive when called upon to adjust the marker settings. Using the power button and trigger there are a range of user settings that can be adjusted and optimized for each individual user. It allows the GTEK 160R to be configured to comply with any current league or format on the planet.
GTEK 160R Features & Spec
GTEK 160R Features
- Quick-release bolt mechanism
- Spool valve operation
- Gamma Core drivetrain
- 135psi operating pressure
- ST1 Bolt
- Micro switch trigger activation
- Interchangeable trigger shoe designNew!
- 4-point adjustable triggerNew!
- Twin micro ball-raced trigger pivotNew!
- Break beam breech sensor system
- 6061-T6 aluminium Deftek offset feedNew!
- 32x128 graphical OLED display as standardNew!
- 6061-T6 aluminium frameNew!
- SL4 inline regulator
- SHAFT 4/5 compatible 14.5" GTEK barrel
- AT OOPS ASA (AT POPS upgrade available)New!
GTEK 160R Specifications
|Weight||934g / 2.05lb (inc Barrel,Battery,Feed,OOPS)|
|Length||551.6mm / 21.716" (inc Barrel)|
|Height||206.3mm / 8.122"|
|Width||34.8mm / 1.37"|
|934g / 2.05lb (inc Barrel,Battery,Feed,OOPS)|
|551.6mm / 21.716" (inc Barrel)|
|206.3mm / 8.122"|
|34.8mm / 1.37"|
|Eye Covers||6061-T6 Aluminium|
|User Interface||Single push button and trigger|
|Display||32x128 graphical OLED and LED|
|Micro Processor||PIC16F1829 XLP (Extreme Low Power) microcontroller|
|Power Supply||1 x 9V Alkaline battery (IEC 6LR61 / ANSI 1604A)|
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|Single push button and trigger|
|32x128 graphical OLED and LED|
|PIC16F1829 XLP (Extreme Low Power) microcontroller|
|1 x 9V Alkaline battery (IEC 6LR61 / ANSI 1604A)|
|ASA Mount||AT OOPS (AT POPS upgrade available)|
|Trigger Mechanism||Leaf spring return|
|Trigger Pivot||Twin micro ball-raced bearings|
|Barrel||2-piece micro-honed 14.5" length (Shaft 4/5 compatible - bore size may vary)|
|Feed Tube||Lever operated Clamping Feed|
|AT OOPS (AT POPS upgrade available)|
|Leaf spring return|
|Twin micro ball-raced bearings|
|2-piece micro-honed 14.5" length (Shaft 4/5 compatible - bore size may vary)|
|Lever operated Clamping Feed|
|Operating Principle||Spool Valve|
|Solenoid Type||Bespoke in-house engineered 3-way solenoid|
|Drive Mechanism||Gamma Core|
|Bolt Mechanism||Spool Cure ST1|
|Bespoke in-house engineered 3-way solenoid|
|Spool Cure ST1|
|Grip Type||Contoured dual density grip|
|Grip Pitch||177mm / 6.97"|
|Contoured dual density grip|
|177mm / 6.97"|
|Firing Modes||Semi & Ramping capped and uncapped|
|Debounce Modes||10 Debounce modes|
|Semi & Ramping capped and uncapped|
|10 Debounce modes|
* Note: Some paintball markers may be sold as E-Portal Ready meaning this feature was not available at launch but may be included later. A compatible Eclipse paintball marker and personal computer that meets the minimum stated system specifications required. Some paintball markers identified may require additional upgrades or accessories to use E-Portal software.
GTEK 160R Feature Video
GTEK 160R Tech Videos
GTEK 160R Styles
Please Note: Eclipse paintball markers come in a variety of finishes. Make sure you learn more about the → Marker Finishing Process before you purchase your Marker. Styles are for illustration purposes only and are subject to manufacturing tolerances so the colours shown may vary from the actual production models. Please consult your → Local Eclipse Dealer or → Shop Online for the latest style options for this model.
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