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July 19, 2017

Reds Racing Gen2 1/8th brushless motors

Italian company Reds Racing have introduced their new Gen2 1/8th electric brushless motors. Developed with the help of factory drivers such as Elliott Boots the power plants feature a new stator for increased heat dissipation, a redesigned rotor makes for improved throttle control and an all-new heatsink can increases heat dissipation. The features list is rounded out by dual sensor ports, pre-shaped heavy duty solder tabs and high-RPM ball bearings. The motor will become available in a range of winding options including 1900kv and 2100kv variants.

View the features and more images here


July 19, 2017

Muchmore Fleta ZX V2 Titanium & Spec rotors

Coming from Muchmore is a full range of rotors for the new Fleta ZX V2 modified and stock racing motors. Available are a total of 15 rotors, including a dedicated drift variant with cooling fan and 1S 1/12th scale options, that will help to fine-tune the motor’s characteristics to the given track conditions or driving style. To ensure easy identification the titanium rotors come a yellow-anodised ring and all feature laser-engraved markings on the rotor body and pinion shaft.

A full list of the rotors can be found here


July 18, 2017

Team Orion Vortex Ultimate Modified brushless motor

Team Orion have introduced their new Vortex Ultimate Modified brushless motor. Like the Ultimate Stock variant, the modified motor, that won the 4WD Buggy class at last weekend’s Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout in the hands of Xray’s Ty Tessmann, will offer increased performance and efficiency thanks to a low resistance design, a new “Ultimate” sensor construction for accurate timing adjustment and control and precision-balanced rotor manufactured using a new magnetic material. The latter will also improve brake efficiency and feeling while a new stator design and material makes for optimised efficiency and cooler running temperatures. The motor is rounded out by a 4-piece can design and a new angled front plate. The Vortex Ultimate Modified motor is race legal for all major governing bodies and it is available in 4.5T to 8.5T variants with a 6.5T 1/12th scale specific version becoming available also.

Source: Team Orion [teamorion.com]


July 17, 2017

Ultimate Racing 2S LiPo battery packs

Following the introduction of their new range of Ultimate Racing 4S LiPo battery packs, Spanish company Modelix Racing now also released information on their new 2S hardcase batteries. First up is the 7200mAh 110C pack. Its high capacity makes the standard size battery (139x47x25mm/320g) ideal for all power-hungry applications. Also made of 110C cells but slightly lighter is the 6000mAh offering (139x47x25mm/290g) with both packs utilising dual 4mm tube-type connectors. Designed for all applications that require a shorty battery is a 5000mAh 110C pack (96x47x25mm/200g) whose lightweight design makes it ideal for 2WD and 4WD buggies or pan cars. The hardcase battery is equipped with 5mm tube-type connectors. Last bit not least comes is a 4500mAh 60C stick pack (138x47x24mm/210g) that comes pre-wired with a T-type plug.

View the other new packs here


July 14, 2017

LRP Pulsar Sport AC/DC charger

LRP’s Pulsar Sport AC/DC charger is the company’s latest offering out of their popular Pulsar charger line. The smaller brother of the Pulsar Pro offers up to 6A of charge current to fill up to 6S LiXX packs or up to 15 cell NiXX batteries fast and conveniently. A dedicated LiHV program allows to make use of the latest generation of Lithium-Polymer cells and an integrated power supply does away with the need for an external power source. The package is rounded out by a backlit display, a 5V/1A USB port as well as an integrated balancer with XHR port.

View the specifications here


July 14, 2017

Team Powers Radon Pro V3 brushless speed controller

Team Powers have introduced the new Radon Pro V3 brushless speed controller. The all-new ESC is substantially smaller and about ten percent lighter than the Pro V2 controller, it features a 6V/7.4V BEC system and a 180A rating. Softer 12AWG wires, a new internal on/off switch, a black receiver lead and the ability to use 25mm or 30mm cooling fans round out the hardware package. On the software side of things the speedo features 1kHZ to 16kHz throttle and brake frequency selection, it sports an RPM lock function to vary the overall powerband of the motor and a more linear boost and turbo function makes for improved drivability.

View the features and specifications here


July 13, 2017

RC Pro Style 1/8th electric motor fan mount

Coming from RC Pro Style and made for most 1/8th scale electric brushless motors is a clamping design aluminium fan mount. The construction allows to attach two 40mm fan units which will greatly improve motor cooling and thus overall performance especially during longer mains or when running in high ambient temperatures. The fan mount is machined from high-quality aluminium, it comes black anodised and with an engraved RC Pro Style logo.

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