January 13, 2017

Team Orion competition speed controller – Teaser

Team Orion have released a first teaser image of their forthcoming competition brushless speed controller. By the looks of things the speedo in question will be the follow-up model of the successful R10.1 Pro 1/10th ESC with a new, compact 1/8th controller being possible also. We bring you more information on the subject as soon as they surface.

Source: Team Orion [teamorion.com]

January 12, 2017

HPI Flux MLH-2200 BL motor & ELH-6S speed controller

HPI Racing have introduced the Flux MLH-2200 brushless motor and ELH-6S brushless speed controller for 1/8th scale vehicles. Starting with the motor, the 6S-compatible item utilises a machined aluminium case with eleven heat-radiating ribs to help with heat dissipation during demeaning on-track action. Rated at 2200kv the motor also features 10-gauge wires, massive 6.5mm gold-plated connectors and it is of a 4-pole design for high torque, quick acceleration and a stable power output. The sensorless 4274-class motor is usable in most 1/8th buggies and trucks and it is available soon.

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January 11, 2017

GForce 2600mAh 6.6V LiFe shorty battery

GForce have introduced their new 2600mAh 6.6V 2S LiFe shorty battery pack. Built using high-performance yet very durable 65C/110C Lithium-Ferrite cells the pack is ideal for sanctioned club racing and it comes in a protective hardcase with 4mm bullet-type connectors.

Source: GForce [gforce-hobby.jp]

January 5, 2017

Team Corally Eclips 2100 Limited Black Edition charger

Team Corally have introduced the Eclips 2100 Limited Black Edition AC/DC dual output charger. It offers the same specifications as the standard variant but it comes with a black and red case design and a special carry case with embossed Team Corally logo, balance boards and charge leads. The device is limited to 400 pieces world-wide and it is available now.

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January 5, 2017

HRC Racing TSW wire protection sleeves

HRC Racing make wire protection easy with the introduction of two new Team Secret Weapon wire protection sleeves. Made from sturdy fabric material the sleeves are available in two sizes; as 13mm diameter variant for 10AWG to 16AWG power cables and in a smaller 6mm variant for servo and receiver leads. The black colour sleeves come in coils of 100cm and they not only protect wires from being cut and scuffed cut but they also add a dark and stealthy factory look without having to swap or blacken coloured wires.

Source: HRC Distribution [hrcdistribution.com]

January 5, 2017

Muchmore Impact Linear FD2 6500mAh 4S LiPo battery

Available soon from Muchmore is the Impact Linear FD2 6500mA 14.8V 4S LiPo battery pack. Built from high-performance 100C cells the battery offers a high capacity and it is ideal for demanding 1/8th electric buggy and truggy racing. The hardcase pack measures 138x47x47.5mm, it weighs in at 545g and comes pre-wired with 10AWG wires, a genuine Deans connector, and an XH-type balancer port.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]

January 2, 2017

Tesla 13.5T Modified brushless motor

Italian company Capricorn have introduced their new 13.5T Modified brushless motor for “outlaw” stock racing classes. Made using the highest quality materials the motor offers an updated design for improved performance over standard stock motors and it features an adjustable timing to adapt the powerband to various racing conditions.

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December 30, 2016

Orca introduce 300W touch screen charger

Coming soon from Orca is a 300W LiHV-compatible touch screen charger. The device will sport a dedicated charge program for the growing range of high-voltage Lithium batteries, it offers up top 25A charge current and features a sturdy aluminium case. More images and all details will become available in time for the release which is scheduled for January 2017.

Source: Orca [orcarc.com]