Flash Point R/C have introduced their new 6000mAh 4S LiPo battery pack. Build using high-performance 90C cells the hardcase battery target racers and bashers alike and its standard 138×46.5×45.5mm dimensions makes it usable for all 1/8th vehicles that use brick-type battery packs. The pack weighs in at 600g, it comes pre-wired with an industry standard balancer connector but no power connector, allowing to use your choice of battery/ESC plug.
LRP have introduced their new cost oriented Antix brand. First products up for grabs will be a line of high-quality LiPo hardcase battery packs built from 45C cells. Available will be two 2S packs with 4800mAh and 5000mAh capacity, two 3S packs of 4300mAh and 5600mAh as well as a 4S 5400mAh pack. All come pre-wired with US-style connectors and LRP promises a high quality standard for all products but a budget price tag to make the products attractive for average modellers without compromising performance and durability.
New from Reedy comes a dedicated LiPo battery pack for nitro starter boxes. Offering a capacity of 2100mAh the 14.8V softcase pack is of a small footprint at 103x35x28mm and it weighs in at 209g. This makes the battery easy to install and it is barely noticeable during transport to and from the track. A high discharge race of 20C makes for a lot of power while the pre-installed T-plug connector and XH balancer plug allows for easy charging and secure balancing.
New from Reedy comes the 3400mAh 2S low-profile competition LiPo battery pack. Low-profile shorty batteries are quickly becoming the favoured configuration for 2WD and 4WD buggies thanks to their light weight and low centre of gravity. Reedy’s new offering provides 3400mAh capacity for modified class racers while a 50C discharge rating smooths the power output to reduce lap times. The hardcase battery utilises 4mm low-resistance sockets, it meets ROAR, EFRA, BRCA and IFMAR specifications, measures 93x47x18.5mm and it weighs in at only 155g.
Reedy have a new 4S 14.8V high-performance LiPo battery pack for 1/8th scale applications available. Even though there is a nearly 10 percent increase in capacity compared to its predecessor, there is no increase in weight, which makes it easy to achieve perfect left/right weight distribution in a typical 1/8th e-Buggy. Low-resistance 5mm power sockets offer great convenience while a durable hard case protects the battery from damage. Three 2mm balance ports allow for balance charging using the included balance charge harness and the pack also included two 5mm sockets.
Coming from HPI Racing and made for the Baja 5B Flux large scale buggy is the Ultimate Power Pack set. Included are two softcase 14.8V 5300mAh 60C LiPo battery packs that snuggly fit into the buggy’s tough plastic battery box. The packs come pre-wired with T-type connectors and also included is a suitable jumper wire. Despite fitting into other vehicles HPI strongly recommend to use the batteries only in cars with battery boxes to not leave them unprotected from the elements.
Brilliant RC have introduced their high quality competition battery especially designed for 1/8th on-road cars. As the huge weight of the battery should be placed in the centre of the car for a balanced handling, various 1/8th electric on-road cars need a special battery configuration. Developed with a leading battery manufacturer Brilliant RC now offers a suitable battery pack with a size of 93x70x42mm that can be used in the Shepherd Velox E8, Capricorn Lab E 801 as well as aftermarket upgrade kits for Serpent and Mugen. To maximise the power output the battery comes equipped with 5.5mm gold-plated connectors. With a capacity of 4450mAh the battery offers maximum runtime while still being below the crucial 100Wh shipping limit.
The latest addition to Arrowmax’ growing line of competition LiPo batteries is a 6000mAh 2S pack. The hardcase battery is built using high-performance 65C/130C cells and it utilises standard “through type” 4mm tube connectors as well as 2mm balancer ports. The battery is ideal for all power-hungry applications such as modified and standard touring cars.