LRP have a range of new high-performance LiPo battery packs available in the form of the LCG and Stock Spec line. Starting with the LCG packs, the acronym stands for Low Centre (of) Gravity and the packs are of a reduced height to lower the overall centre of gravity of the chassis while offering a lower weight at the same time. The LCG packs are available as 5600mAh 110/55C TC standard length, 3700mAh 110/55C saddle and 2900mAh 110/55C shorty pack.
New from Marka Racing comes a high-quality 4700mAh 100C shorty LiPo battery pack. Sporting a protective hardcase with 4mm bullet-type connector tubes the battery weighs in at 210g and it is ideal for pan cars, formula cars and 1/10th off-road buggies alike.
Reedy’s 6500mAh 65C 14.8V competition LiPo battery is all-new for the 2015 racing season. Competition-tested and developed by the racing team, this battery features high capacity for maximum duration on large 1/8th scale tracks, with a 65C rating for maximum power output. Designed specifically for competition 1/8th electric buggies and truggies, the battery fits a variety of chassis brands. The moulded hard case protects against crash damage and a T-plug connector minimises resistance and increases power output.
New from Yokomo come the Racing Performer B series LiPo competition battery packs. A special inner cell structure of the 100C packs boosts the performance, making the batteries ideal for both Stock and Modified classes. The B series 7.4V batteries are available as a 5800mAh standard, 4800mAh shorty and 3500mAh low-profile variant with the with the standard and standard height shorty pack offering a unique 5mm and 4mm connector tube configuration to offer reverse polarity protection. As a bonus the first batch of the batteries will include suitable bullet-type connectors.
Muchmore introduce the latest addition to their Impact FD2 line of competition batteries in the form of a 7.4V 3300mAh “flat type” battery pack. Built from 100C cells the hardcase battery sports standard 1S 1/12th scale pack dimensions of 93×46.8×18.5mm but in a 2S 7.4V configuration. Weighing in at only 149g the pack is usable with 1/12th and 1/10th scale pan cars as well as all classes that do not need tons of capacity but a lightweight power source.
Following the release of their 6500mAh stick pack back in November, Scorpion have introduced two new configurations of their 7.4V Platinum series LiPo battery packs. The hard cased 5600mAh saddle and 4200mAh shorty packs are built from high-quality 65C cells and are usable in a wide range of competition applications.
Marka Racing have introduced their new 7200mAh 100C 2S 7.4V LiPo battery. Suitable for stock and modified classes, it comes in a black hard-case and weighs in at 310 grams. Suitable for use in 1/10th 2WD and 4WD buggies as well as touring and formula cars.
New from CS-Electronic and made for the use in large scale vehicles is the 7.4V 3100mAh Heavy Duty receiver battery pack. Measuring 88×34.5x26mm and weighing in at 150g the battery is ideal for a range of touring cars, buggies and trucks and it comes pre-wired with a BEC plug, XHR balancer port and two long power wires that allow to install your preferred power connector. The 2S LiPo configuration allows the direct use with high voltage compatible receivers and servos and the battery is available now.