November 23, 2017

ORCA Blitreme Pro brushless stock motor

Available very soon from ORCA is their new Blitreme Pro brushless stock motor. Specially designed to achieve the highest possible power output for blinky stock racing classes, the motor is build using special processes and using hand-wound stators meaning only a limited amount of motors can be produced per week, making it a somewhat “limited edition” item. It is understood that the motor will become available in 13.5T, 17.5T, 21.5T and 25.5T specification and it will hit stores from end of November.

Source: ORCA [orcarc.com]

November 21, 2017

Speedzone 5000mAh & 4000mAh 2S shorty LiPo packs

Speedzone have expanded their range of high-performance competition LiPo battery packs by a 5000mAh and a 4000mAh variant. The standard voltage packs are built from 120C cells with the 5000mAh variant, weighing in at 216g, being best suited for modified applications while the slightly lighter 4000mAh pack, weighing 208g, excels in stock motor categories. Both sport shorty-standard 96x47x25mm dimensions and they use 5mm bullet-style connectors.

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November 16, 2017

Speedzone 6000mAh 120C 1S LiPo battery pack

Speedzone have expanded their range of high-performance LiPo battery packs, with a 6000mAh 1S variant being the latest addition. Made from high-quality 120C cells the pack will offer super high voltage with low internal resistance, making it ideal for Modified and Stock classes alike. Dimension are 93x47x18.4mm, it weighs in at 148g and the pack uses uses standard 5mm bullet-type connectors.

Source: Speedzone [speedzoneUSA.com]

November 16, 2017

Dash R-Tune 540-size brushless motor

Arrowmax have introduced the Dash R-Tune 540-size sensored competition brushless motor. It features a high airflow design with large cooling openings in the machined aluminium case for improved cooling efficiency and less power fading even when using low turn windings in high ambient temperatures. The redesigned stator further adds to the overall performance, increasing torque and reducing heat build-up. The motor is available in 4.5T to 9.5T Modified and 10.5T to 21.5T Stock variants with each featuring a specific setup to ensure maximum drivability and feel.

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November 15, 2017

CRC 2S charge/balance lead & accessories

Coming from CRC are a new 2S charge/balance lead as well as 14AWG wire, balance extensions and 4mm to 5mm bullet adapters. Starting with the charge lead, it comes pre-soldered with 4mm bullet connectors and an XH balance connector. Also included is the 4 to 5 mm adapter allowing to use the leads on both 4mm and 5mm bullet packs. Unlike stepped adapters, the separate bullet insert has very little exposed metal, practically eliminating the possibility of a short.

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November 9, 2017

HRC Racing battery analyser & servo tester

Coming from HRC Distribution is the HRC Racing battery analyser and servo tester. The device is compatible with all common battery chemistries and it allows to check 1S to 8S LiXX batteries swiftly and conveniently while showing overall voltage and remaining capacity, and also the individual cell voltage, lowest and highest cell voltage, and voltage difference between the highest and lowest cell in a pack. The battery analyser also offers a balancer function for LiXX batteries as well as integrated servo testing capability.

Source: HRC Distribution [hrcdistribution.com]

November 9, 2017

GForce GD 200 200W/30A discharger

Coming from GForce is the GD 200 discharger that offers up to 30A of discharge current. Usable with 2S to 8S LiXX and 6 to 20-cell NiMH batteries, the device features 200W of discharge power, allowing to discharge 2S LiPo and LiHV batteries with up to 30A and 4S packs with more than 16A. Two LC displays help to monitor the battery voltage, capacity and current in realtime while a large heatsink ensures the discharger stays as cool as possible.

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November 9, 2017

P-One 1380mAh LiFe receiver battery pack

WRC Racing have introduced their new P-One 1380mAh 6.6V LiFe receiver battery pack. Made from high-quality Lithium-Ferrite cells the RX pack offers a voltage of 6.6V, making it usable with standard voltage receivers and servos while offering a high capacity and low weight. The straight-type battery comes pre-soldered with a universal-type receiver plug and an industry-standard balance connector and is usable for most 1/8th and 1/10th on-road cars and many 1/8th off-road buggies.

Source: WRC [wrc-racing.com]